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Highest Yielding Utility Stocks Still Look Solid For 2015

While technology and healthcare companies have led all S&P 500 sectors this year, up 25% and 22% respectively, coming in a solid third at 18% is the utility sector. After ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, AEP, Duke, Qualcomm, Solazyme, Whole Foods and More

Stocks were taking a breather on Thursday morning after Wednesday's post-election gains took the broader markets to new all-time highs. Investors keep proving that they will buy stocks when they ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, BHP, GE, Incyte, 3M, Tyco, Under Armour and More

Stocks were firm on Wednesday morning ahead of the FOMC meeting outcome. Tuesday's rally may have sparked higher interest again, and investors are looking for bargains now that stocks are still ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcatel-Lucent, AEP, Chubb, Chevron, Halcon, Noble and More

Stocks took it on the chin last week, but the markets are indicated firm on Monday morning. Investors are still looking for upside from stocks, particularly among stocks that sold ...
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Premium Values in Utilities Show Risk If Interest Rates Rise

With both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting new all-time highs this week, investors have to wonder how they should be positioning themselves for the rest ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Lululemon, Oracle, Coca-Cola, Yum! Brands and More

Stocks have recovered from their selling, and now we have the first week with dozens and dozens of earnings reports coming due. Many investors remain wary about growth, wanting bull ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, NetApp, Stratasys, Symantec, Wells Fargo and More

The stock market was unable to hold new all-time highs, and investors are looking for both gains and protection in the next sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst calls ...
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Ten Huge Companies Dodged State Taxes for Five Years

States, often burdened by budget deficits that grew during the recession, are not getting tax receipts from some of America's largest companies. Among them are Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and ...
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AEP Earnings Stung by Ohio Deregulation

American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the utility company posted operating earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Intel, Sprint, Abercrombie, Analog and More

It is a new year, and we actually have a few unexpected analyst upgrades and downgrades that have some real meat to them. The S&P rose almost 30% in 2013, ...
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Short Sellers Abandoning Bets Against High-Yield Defensive Dividend Stocks

We have seen the short interest reports for the October 15 settlement date. It turns out that short sellers have been getting out of the way of the bull market ...
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High-Yield Dividend Stocks Face Rising Short Interest

Short sellers have increased their bets against the stable high-dividend stocks that are in most Americans' retirement accounts and mutual funds. The end-of-September short interest saw year highs in a ...
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The Highest-Yielding Dividends That Are Safe to Hold

The number of companies paying dividends in the S&P 500 is at a 15-year high. According to FactSet, just over 80 companies in the index do not pay dividends. Paying ...
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Short Sellers Pile On and Attack High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Short sellers have increased their bets against the stable high-dividend stocks that are in most Americans' retirement accounts and mutual funds. In fact, the mid-September short interest saw year highs ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, BlackBerry, GE, 3D, Nokia and More

Stocks finally pulled back a bit from a three-week rally, and now investors have to wonder which stocks they should buy and which ones they should sell or avoid. Each ...
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