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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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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

January 28, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 222 equities making new 52-week lows today. Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) dropped more than 17% on Thursday ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, GoPro, MetLife, Netflix, SUPERVALU, Disney, Williams, Yelp and Many More

Stocks were up marginally after looking for direction for most of Thursday's early bird indications, but this is after another big sell-off on Wednesday. The bears are getting bolder, and ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Safe Dividend-Paying Mega-Cap Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy

This week has been brutal for investors as the markets retraced the lion's share of the gains that came off the bottom of the late summer, early fall correction. However, ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Large Cap Pharmaceutical Dividend Stocks for 2016

No matter whom the pundit is on Wall Street, the expectations for next year are not overly bullish. While few see massive declines, the big run on the S&P 500 ...
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Top Jefferies Blue Chip Value Stocks to Buy Now

With the market volatility ramping up this week, many investors may be looking at their portfolios and wondering if it isn’t time to make some year-end moves. Dividend stocks have ...
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Jefferies Top Pharma Stock Picks for 2016

Although most pharmaceutical stocks might trade down in the market Monday afternoon, most investors are looking past just the day and at what these stocks can do in the future. In ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Bluebird Bio, Chipotle, Eli Lilly, Ferrari, Wells Fargo and Many More

Stocks had been higher on Monday but were really just looking for direction on Monday morning. Friday's 369-point gain barely made the week positive, but the trend that keeps emerging ...
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Merrill Lynch 4 Top Pharmaceutical Dividend Stocks To Own For 2016

Despite the howling from political candidates trying to make the top drug-makers their whipping boy in populist campaign efforts, the need and demand for pharmaceuticals will only continue. This is especially ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott, BioMarin, CBS, Cisco, GameStop, Petrobras, Sirius XM, SunPower, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Friday the 13th, but that is also after a sharp drop on Thursday. Sell-offs create panic, but they also create opportunity. So far, the ...
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4 Top Merrill Lynch Dividend-Paying Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now

If any proverbial baby has been tossed out with the stock market bath water this year, it’s been the large cap pharmaceuticals. A combination of hot political rhetoric, opportunistic event-driven ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, FireEye, Lululemon, Nu Skin, Rio Tinto, Tesla, BHP Billiton and Many More

Stocks traded sharply higher Wednesday morning. Yet again, investors are buying value and looking for bargains, now that the stock market pulled back so much before this last rally. 24/7 ...
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2 Deutsche Bank Health Care Focus Stocks Have Big Upside Potential

If any arena has taken a beating for no real reason, it is all of the subsectors of the medical arena. Whether it is drugs or devices, populist political chatter ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Pharma Stocks to Buy Against Political Chatter

When presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stirred the market this week with a campaign announcement on a proposed crackdown on drug pricing, and more regulations on the pharmaceutical industry, many of ...
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4 Large Cap Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy on Strong Health Care Trends

One of the metrics that analysts and strategists follow closely is the three-month earnings revision ratio. While analysts continue to make more downward to upward revisions, the number is improving. ...
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