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Merrill Lynch Jumps Into the Aluminum Upgrade Brigade

The market for aluminum had been pressured until recently. We have seen analysts start to warm up to the aluminum giants again in 2014, but the change in bias has ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, CSC, Kellogg, Raytheon, Toyota and More

Stocks were looking firm on Tuesday after Monday's drop turned out to not be as deep as feared. Investors are proving able and willing to step in and look for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, BHP Billiton, 58.com, KB Home, Yahoo and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday ahead of economic data. Investors remain eager to find value and overlooked stories that bring opportunity as stocks still act as though they ...
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Alcoa Raises Capital to Pay for Firth Rixson Acquisition

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is raising new capital to help the company pay for its previously announced acquisition of the Firth Rixson business and to pay related fees and expenses. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AcelRx, Alcoa, Costco, Lululemon, Walmart, Trulia and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning despite sanctions in Russia. Investors still want upside from their investments, but they seem to be looking at individual companies and sectors rather ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, CIT, Discover, FedEx, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were getting slapped hard on Thursday morning on weak China trade data and on Portugal banking fears. Still, investors are still looking for upside in stocks while maintaining the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, BP, Broadcom, Garmin, Gigamon, KKR, Potash, Zillow and More

Stocks were trying to stage a small recovery on Wednesday after two days of selling pressure have rattled the markets. Investors are still looking for upside in stocks, but perhaps ...
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Will Alcoa Earnings Blowout Be Enough to Maintain the Stock Surge?

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) has unofficially kicked off earnings season for the second quarter - and kicked it off with a bang! Whether or not the company is a true ...
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Will Alcoa Still Lead Direction of Earnings Season? (Updated)

This story has been updated to reflect additional analyst estimates. Aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) will unofficially kick off the second-quarter earnings season when it reports results after the close ...
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The Alcoa of Yesteryear Is Transforming — for a Much Better Tomorrow

The aluminum company Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is transforming. The company you used to know is upgrading itself and making its business model less and less dependent on basic aluminum ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Cigna, Intel, Molina, Teva, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were looking to take a breather on Friday morning, but investors are still actively looking for ideas for a bull market or a stock picker's markets. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Short Interest Rises in Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Bank of America saw a sharp rise in short interest between the May 30 and June 13 settlement dates. It and four of its companions in the top six most ...
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A Solid Portfolio of Contrarian Stocks From Stifel

Crafty portfolio designs and names have come and gone over the years. Some have been good and some have been bad. The newest that we reviewed from a new Stifel ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Intel, Lululemon, MannKind, Marathon, Occidental and More

It is Friday (the 13th, mind you) and stocks are trying to find direction after a couple of big selling days this week. Investors keep hearing that the raging bull market ...
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The NYSE’s Six Most Shorted Stocks

Short sellers continue to hold huge positions not only in blue chips like Bank of America and AT&T, but also in troubled companies like J.C. Penney. As of May 30, ...
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