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Two Very Different Analyst Views Ahead of Micron Earnings

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) may have been an incredible growth stock in 2013 and 2014, but the chipmaker is now among the worst performing S&P 500 stocks so far ...
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Yemen, Iran and the Price of Crude

When the Saudi Arabian Air Force began bombing targets in Yemen last week, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for April delivery spiked to more than $52 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Delta, Devon, GM, LINN, Micron and More

Stocks were indicated to bounce on Monday morning after a very choppy week took out most of the gains in 2015. The one trend that remains in place is that ...
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3 Top Deutsche Bank Picks for Oil Services Upcycle

If there is one thing that has played out before, it is the boom and bust cycle in the oil industry. As a result there have always been some predictable ...
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4 UBS Most Preferred Networking Tech Stocks to Buy

With a huge build-out Verizon Inc.'s (NYSE: VZ) 100G network and data centers increasing connectivity, network speeds and latency, the potential for substantial business to be generated by the leaders ...
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Has American Realty Capital Recovered Its Footing?

American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) reported fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Monday. The commercial real-estate company reported quarterly adjusted diluted funds from operations (FFO) ...
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Can Lincoln Triple Sales? No

The Lincoln Motor Company showed its new Lincoln Continental Concept, which means it is not a real car yet that real people can buy. As part of the launch, Ford ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.75% in 2014, roughly flat from previous years and the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become ...
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Major Economists Forecast Slowdown in 2016

The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) forecasts an improvement in the U.S. economy this year, and most of the causes and benefits that go with that. Unfortunately, the group ...
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7 Oil and Gas Stocks, or MLPs, Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Oil may have given back much of the gains made last week in a late-Friday sell-off. Still, many investors and analysts alike are looking for upside in the oil patch ...
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The Best Performing Stocks of 2015 in the S&P 500

The last full week of March was choppy enough that it ticked the Dow ever so slightly into the red for 2015. The close of 17,712.66 put the index down ...
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Will UAW Slow Auto Output?

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union agreed to adopt a two-tier pay system, even before the financial crisis of 2008, as a concession to the so-called Detroit Three U.S. automakers. Now ...
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Gas Prices Above $3 in California

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline on Sunday morning was $2.429. The highest price among all 50 states was California’s $3.205 per gallon, more than a nickel ...
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3 Key Earnings Reports to Watch in the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting their quarterly results at the end of March and beginning of April. We have reviewed ...
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GoDaddy Tops IPO Issues for the Coming Week

Four companies raised a total of more than $500 million last week after successfully completing initial public offerings (IPO). One company, Valeritas Inc., an insulin pump maker, has postponed its ...
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