Why Credit Suisse Just Went Mega-Bullish on Cisco, With 3 Buyout Targets

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) is one of the top technology companies in the world. The company is a Dow Jones Industrial Average component and is one of the top ...
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Dim Outlook for April New Car Sales

Automakers will be reporting U.S. new car sales next Tuesday, May 2, and analysts' projections are not encouraging for a good month. One item that will rise, however, is incentive ...
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Market May Be in Blow-Off Phase: Move to These 5 Safe Stocks Now

The indicators are flashing yellow, and it may be time for investors to take note. Short sellers have capitulated, as short interest is now at the lowest levels in years. ...
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Why Southwest and American Airlines Shares Are Crashing

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) both saw their shares fall early on Thursday after each reported less than spectacular earnings. Airlines have been ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Cisco, Eli Lilly, First Solar, McDonald’s, Microsoft, US Steel and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday morning after the European Central Bank kept rates steady and after a U.S. durable goods report for March showed a smaller gain than expected. ...
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Why Cliffs Natural Resources Earnings Are Beating Shares Down

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The iron ore and coal miner posted a net loss per share of $0.11 on revenues ...
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Why Investors Don’t Care About Under Armour’s Q1 Loss

Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UAA) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. Although the company posted its first loss since going public, it was barely a ...
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Jefferies Makes a Huge Surprise Addition to Franchise Picks Portfolio

With earnings for the first quarter winding down and the second quarter well underway, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making some changes to the ...
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Why Ford Earnings Tumbled 35%

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.39 on revenues of $39.1 billion. In ...
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US Finally Free of Major Drought

After years in which California appeared to be a candidate for a century or more of drought, and areas in Texas, Oklahoma and northern Georgia had droughts bad enough to ...
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US Tornadoes Surge Toward Record

There have been 570 tornadoes so far this year, a spike that takes the number well above average. With an increase in unsettled weather, the figure could break the record ...
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17 Ways Drones Are Changing the World

New technologies will change our lives in countless ways in the coming years and decades. While technological innovations and their consequences are often unforeseeable, many predictable changes coming in the ...
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The Best (and Worst) Jobs in America

The U.S. economy is constantly evolving. So, too, is the U.S. job market. Some occupations that were once high paying and relatively stable are now fading from the economic ...
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How New Prospects Are Pushing PayPal to New Highs

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) reported first quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The company posted $0.44 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.98 billion in revenue, versus consensus ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 26, 2017: The S&P 500 closed lower on the day, up 0.04% and 1.00 points to 2,387.59. Separately the DJIA closed down 0.09% on the day at 20,976.74, down approximately 19.38 points. Overall ...
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