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4 Merrill Lynch Med Tech and Drug Dividend Stocks to Buy With Huge 2017 Potential

One thing that many on Wall Street felt was hampering the pharmaceutical and medical technology stocks was the potential for a Hillary Clinton victory last month. Her harsh rhetoric on drug ...
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Analyst’s Top Pharmaceutical Buys Offer Big Dividends and Growth Potential

Ever since the fall of last year when Hillary Clinton spoke out on high drug prices, the top stocks in the pharmaceutical sector have taken a beating. With Clinton defeated ...
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Massive Energy and Health Care Trades Highlight Insider Buying: Abbott Labs, Baker Hughes, Datawatch, Impac Mortgage and More

The stock market typically does exactly the opposite of what you expect, and last week, following the election, was no different. Many Wall Street pundits feared a massive sell-off if ...
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Massive Icahn Trade Highlights Insider Buying: Herbalife, CBRE, Colliers International, Freeport McMoRan, NuVasive and More

It has become pretty clear that the markets and most investors are more than ready to get the election over with. Volatility spiked sharply last week, and stocks continued a ...
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Pharma Stocks Crushed Under Election Rhetoric, but Top Analysts Say Buy These 4 Now

One thing you can always count on do-nothing politicians to employ is hot populist rhetoric on subjects that they won’t do anything about, but that they know strikes a chord ...
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14 Top S&P 500 Stocks Raising Dividends for 25 Years, With More Hikes Expected

Investors have enjoyed many years of cheering for dividend hikes. Now there is some belief that after a seven and a half year bull market run that many companies will have a ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Buy Dividend-Paying Large Caps With Low Price to Earnings

Friday and Monday were pretty much a wake-up call for investors who dozed during the summer as the Volatility Index hovered at all-time lows. One thing is for sure: just when you ...
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4 Large Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now and Never Sell

It’s always disappointing for investors when they look at their statements from the brokerage firms and notice that while their funds are up, they are underperforming the benchmark. For most ...
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An Outside View on St. Jude Device Cyberattack Woes

St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ) has found itself in the center of a storm. After a short seller report warned that its pacemakers could be hacked, ultimately posing a ...
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Short Sellers Go to War Against 8 Well-Known Stocks in May

Every two weeks brings new readings on the short interest on every Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange listed stock. Some companies see short interest in their shares rise, and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Enterprise Products, Kinder Morgan, Kinross Gold, Marketo, Office Depot, Staples, Disney, Williams and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday morning. Investors may not be full of too much excitement, but they are not full of fear either. At this point investors still ...
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25 Companies Raising Their Dividends for 25 Years or More

Investors love when companies pay dividends. More specifically, they love companies that are raising their dividends year after year. There exists a classification of dividend payers known as the Dividend Aristocrats. These ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Amex, Apple, Citrix, ConocoPhillips, Kinder Morgan, Qualcomm, ServiceNow, Tesla and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday, but the market is effectively at the 2016 highs. Investors have clearly reverted back to the trend of buying pullbacks that prevailed from ...
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Deutsche Bank Sees 4 Big Pharmaceutical Stocks as Cheap With Solid Dividends

One sector that has lagged dramatically over the past year, although it is very defensive and pays good dividends, is health care — specifically the big pharmaceutical stocks. The constant ...
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Is Alere Really Worth the 50% Premium?

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) absolutely skyrocketed in Monday’s regular session following the announcement that it will be acquired by Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT). At this point, the companies have only ...
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