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The Top 20 S&P 500 Companies Buying Back Stock in 2017

Long-term investors have generally been a fan of stock buybacks and dividends. After all, dividends can account for about half of all shareholder returns over time. And buybacks can help ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Check Point, Coca-Cola, Kraft Heinz, PepsiCo, UnitedHealth and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday after having hit fresh all-time highs last week. The bull market may now be over eight years old, but investors have proven for ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Insurers Gaining More Than Hospitals

Health care reform is at the top of the to-do list for the current administration and has been a large the source of contention between the two main parties. There ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, BlackBerry, Schlumberger, Valero, Whiting Petroleum, Zynga and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Tuesday after a three-day weekend. The S&P is still indicated above 2,400 and the Dow is indicated to be above 21,000. Even though ...
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How Health Care Stocks Responded to the Shelved Health Care Bill

Despite touting himself as an incredible dealmaker and negotiater, Trump faced the biggest defeat of his presidency thus far when legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act was pulled from ...
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Hedge Funds Bought Financial, Health Care Stocks in Q4

Hedge funds sliced 1% from their exposure to equities in the fourth quarter of 2016, a sharp change from the 2.9% increase in equities investments in the third quarter. Buyers ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top 8 Stock Picks for the First Quarter of 2017

Now that 2016 has come to an end, it is important to look forward and backward for the new year. Many investment strategists have been issuing their top 2017 picks ...
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Huge Bill Ackman Pershing Square Trade Highlights Insider Selling: Platform Specialty Products, Charles Schwab, F5 Networks, Goldman Sachs and More

In what was one of the wildest weeks of 2016, investors were out in full force buying stocks, and that was something that had insiders waiting to sell shares licking ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades After Election: Ciena, CME Group, Energy Transfer, NVIDIA, US Steel and Many More

Now that the 2016 election is behind us, the market rallied sharply from the lows last week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting an all-time high. Bond yields are ...
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Will Any Major Insurance Companies Offer ACA/Obamacare Plans After 2017?

Trying to look at the overall impact of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is something which may depend solely upon your income or your politics. The reality is that ...
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Aetna to Give Away iPhones

Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) will start to give away Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch as part of an experiment. However, the products will ...
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Is Too Big to Fail Coming to a Health Care Sector Near You?

That some banks are too big to fail is not news. The acronym TBTF has become part of pop investment culture since 2008, though systematized bank bailouts have been in ...
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3 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders This Past Week

The markets have made their comeback from the initial shock of Brexit, and the S&P 500 and Dow are near their all-time highs. Also with earnings season about to begin, things ...
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Are There More Insurance Giant Merger Risks?

Many investors, and the millions of insured Americans, are concerned about insurance premiums. After all, "Affordable Care" hasn't proved to be that affordable for many people who already had insurance ...
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Insider Selling Spikes as Transaction Windows Open: Comcast, Aetna, Dr Pepper Snapple, Fleetcor Technologies and More

Well that didn’t take long. No sooner do the first-quarter earnings start to wind up, and the insiders waiting patiently to sell stock start hitting the bid in a big ...
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