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Insider Buying Jumps as Market Continues Record Run: Arconic, NuStar Energy, Coty, Rent-A-Center and More

Despite a wobbly Friday, the markets again put together incredible runs last week, the likes of which haven’t been seen since 1987. One thing remained clear as we checked our ...
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Massive Technology Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Microsoft, Broadcom, Pepsico, Humana and More

Another week of record-setting highs did exactly what our readers would expect. The sellers came out in full force, as they have been ever since the year started. And with ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 3 Red-Hot Tech and Biotech Stocks

While there is no question the market seems very tired, some very compelling stocks to buy that have a great story still offer investors decent upside potential. At 24/7 Wall ...
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As Oil Stabilizes These 4 Stocks Could Be Big Takeover Targets in 2017

What a difference a year can make. This time last year, oil was in the mid $20s and some of the naysayers on Wall Street were saying that the per-barrel ...
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Will These 4 Communications Tech Stocks Be Acquired in 2017?

Another year, and another certainty that some companies, especially small and mid-cap ones, will be targets for mergers and acquisitions. The reasons are usually the same: The large cap giants are always ...
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Large Cap Biotech Stocks to Buy May Be the Cheapest in Years

Almost every asset class is overbought now, and the few that aren’t — with the exception of one — have good reasons. Utilities and other income proxy stocks that were big in ...
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Jefferies Makes Another Huge Change to Franchise Picks Portfolio

Most of the top firms we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. are tweaking their high-conviction stocks lists for 2017, and many are trying to take into account macro changes ...
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Analyst Says 3 Red-Hot Tower Stocks May Be Best Buys in Telecom Space

With both of the big telecom companies announcing “unlimited” data plans, it’s pretty clear they are ready to compete on price and that could squeeze margins. It also looks like ...
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Top Analyst Out With 4 New Idea IT Stocks to Buy

It gets ever harder to find new stock ideas with each passing trading day. Sure Facebook and Amazon and other top companies are great stocks to buy, but many have had ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Dynegy, Flowserve, Jagged Peak Energy, Lear, Nokia, Verizon and More

The futures were trending higher this morning as investors and traders returned after the long Presidents Day weekend holiday. With earnings season for the most part over, many are looking ...
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4 Merrill Lynch Top Q1 Ideas Still Have Big Upside and Pay Dividends

With half of the first quarter over, it’s time to check out some of the firms we cover and their actionable ideas. While the market has pressed higher, there is ...
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Insider Buying Jumps as Market Hits More All-Time Highs: Arconic, Twitter, Halliburton and More

Despite a wobbly day on Friday, the markets again continued their melt-up last week, with all the indexes at one point hitting all-time highs yet again. With the fourth-quarter reporting ...
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Gigantic Insurance and Financial Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Ameriprise, Harley Davidson, Validus and More

Despite a slow Friday, it was another solid week for the markets, and insiders continue to sell shares steadily. While the volume has dropped from what we saw over the ...
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Stifel Makes Big February Changes to Its Select List of Stocks to Buy

We are now six weeks into a new trading year, and with the bulk of earnings reports over, some major changes are being made to high-conviction stocks lists by many ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 4 Red-Hot Technology Stocks

With a stock market this expensive, investors that want to stay in the game are very smart to stick with the companies that are reporting good earnings and also giving ...
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