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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arista, Baidu, Chevron, Lexmark, Occidental, Salesforce and More

Stocks were up very marginally on Wednesday ahead of what is expected to be a no-rate-hike day from the Federal Reserve. The Greek issues are becoming less of an issue as ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Amazon, Chipotle, Halliburton, MGIC, Nokia, SAP, Teva and More

Stocks were down slightly on Wednesday, after two days of being indicated higher. The trend that has remained in place for almost four years now is that investors keep buying ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Agriculture Stock Picks for 2015

Credit Suisse released its report on global agricultural sciences, in which it details its outlook for agriculture for 2015. The brokerage firm also included its top stock picks in this ...
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What Does ValueAct See in Taking an Activist Role in Fertilizers?

Hedge fund ValueAct Capital Management on Friday filed a Form 13-D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosing the acquisition of 8.19 million shares of Canada-based fertilizer maker ...
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Who Wins or Loses From DuPont’s Warning?

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD), or simply DuPont, issued a warning on quarterly and full-year earnings after markets closed Thursday. The company said operating profits in ...
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Potash Prices Tumble, Demand to Rise

The demise of the Belarusian Potash cartel last July has sent prices for potash fertilizer down by at least 27%. That is the revenue shortfall one member of the erstwhile ...
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Happy Holidays: Potash Corp. Slashes Jobs

'Tis the season for companies to try to cut the last little bit out of expenses so they can show investors that they can make the tough decisions and get ...
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Russian Charges Against Potash Executive Won’t End Price War

After Russian potash producer Uralkali pulled out of the Belarusian Potash Co., a potash marketing group formed with Belarus’s Belaruskali, Belarus took the occasion to nab Uralkali’s CEO and toss ...
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Fertilizer Comeback Takes Hold for Now

Potash and fertilizer stocks found their shares murdered over the summer after Russian potash producer OAO Uralkali announced that it was ending its marketing ventures in a cartel agreement. Now ...
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New Potash Trading Company in Belarus Will Not Change New Market Dynamics

The Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) lives again. Ever since Russian potash producer Uralkali pulled out of the trading company in late July, its sole partner, Belaruskali, has been fighting the ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Chesapeake, Potash, Harmony and More

Investors are looking for bargain stocks but also trying to decide which stocks they should get out of, now that interest rates have risen and stocks have slid. These same ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Close with Gains

August 8, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after China reported that its trade surplus narrowed to $17.1 billion in July, well below an expected surplus of $27.2 ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Lower at Open, Lower at Close

August 7, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning after more comments by Fed officials point toward a winding down of the central bank’s stimulus sooner rather than later. ...
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Billions in Uralkali Losses, Still Billions More at Risk

If you are in America and were quizzed about the word "Uralkali," you might guess it was in Russia, if you saw the word. Chances are high, though,  that if ...
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Credit Suisse Focus List Stocks with 50% Upside Potential

When reviewing the focus list at any major Wall Street firm, we like to screen the list for the stocks that may provide the biggest upside return for our readers. ...
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