Author Archives: Lee Jackson

Merrill Lynch Says Stick With 3 Top US Banks as Fed Unwind Begins

It finally has started. After years of Federal Reserve bond buying to keep interest rates low, the central bank is beginning the process of trimming the gigantic balance sheet it ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, American Airlines, Equifax, Mindbody, Tiffany, Tyler Technologies and More

Stocks were indicated to open slightly lower this Friday, as a seesaw week comes to an end and new rhetoric from North Korea has hit the tape. The one trend ...
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5 Top Semiconductor and Equipment Stock Picks for the Rest of 2017

Needless to say, the semiconductor and semiconductor capital equipment industries have been on fire this year. With demand from the new iPhones, Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure build-outs, automotive (which ...
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Top Analyst Says Buy Any Gold Pullback as Risks Mount

If there was ever any doubt that President Trump and the United States are back on the center stage of world influence, that was put to rest this week when ...
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4 Red-Hot Merrill Lynch US 1 Momentum Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2017

Despite the market hitting all-time highs yet again this week, and with the seasonably difficult time of the year for stocks rolling around, many of the top analysts and strategists ...
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$50 and Higher Oil Huge for 4 Top Oilfield Services Companies

It has been a tough and tedious stretch for energy investors this year. After a promising start to the year with oil pushing towards the $55 a barrel mark and ...
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Protect Your Portfolio and Move to These Safe Stocks Now

Long-time investors know the trading calendar pretty well, and the end of September historically has been very rocky for the market. In fact, the S&P 500 has traded lower 70% ...
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Permian Basin Stocks Way Oversold: 4 Top Stocks to Buy Now

When the fracturing revolution started, the Permian Basin was ground zero, and for a few years the region was the hottest spot on the planet for investors looking to own ...
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Top Strategist Has 5 Momentum Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2017

When many investors think of “momentum” plays, they think of the FANG stocks, those large cap technology leaders that have dominated for the last couple of years. But there is ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Blue Chips to Buy Now That Pay Huge Dividends

The more expensive the market gets, the lower the chances for big returns like we have seen over the past few years. Oh sure, we can probably stretch higher, maybe ...
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JPMorgan Raises Price Targets on Top Large Cap Banks

While the top financials have done well for the most part this year, the shares of some of the top companies have been hit recently as weaker loan growth, lower ...
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JPMorgan Has 5 Top Energy Picks for the Rest of 2017

If there is one sector that has frustrated investors this year, it has been energy, and with good reason. While West Texas Intermediate crude is only down about 8% this ...
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6 Top Contrarian Calls With Markets at Record Highs

Any way you slice it, investors that have been even remotely in the stock market since the bottom was put in back in March of 2009 should have done incredibly ...
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China Demand Could Be Very Bullish for 3 Top Alternative Energy Stocks

With climate change becoming a front-and-center story again after two horrific hurricanes ripped into Texas and Florida, and with people clamoring for more alternative energy, it’s clear that the bigger ...
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Baird’s Top Defense and Aerospace Picks for the Rest of 2017 and 2018

One sector that has been on fire since the election last November has been defense and aerospace sector, and with good reason. The U.S. president has made it clear that ...
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