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Top Analysts Upgrade and Downgrades: Apple, Coach, EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Pfizer, Verizon and More

After a solid day on Wednesday, traders may be looking to take some profits as a slew of financial data is coming out, and the start of the heavy parade ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Berkshire Hathaway, CarMax, Noble, Phillips 66, Portola Pharma, Qualcomm and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday morning after a three-day Easter weekend, but many European markets were closed for the day. Now that stocks have risen but broken a five-week ...
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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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Credit Suisse Has 3 Regional Bank Stocks to Buy

With the Federal Reserve likely about to embark on the coming and eventual interest rate hike cycle, many investors are wondering which banks they should be looking at and which ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ARM, AT&T, Hasbro, Lending Club, PNC, Vodafone, Disney and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday after the Dow dropped more than 400 points on Tuesday. It is another attempt to buy the dips, a trend that is now about ...
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2 Financial Services Bargains After the Sell-Off

With the markets having bounced hard, investors are wondering if it is safe to go bargain hunting. Some investors are still pondering running for cover, but independent research firm Argus ...
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BB&T Pays Up to Keep Expanding With Acquisitions

BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT) apparently wants to grow and grow, and the bank holding company is willing to acquire to do it. Just two weeks after closing the acquisition of ...
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Why Many Banks Need Fed Interest Rate Hikes Sooner Rather Than Later

Low interest rates, or perhaps zero interest rates, may be good for consumers. They are not too great for savers, and if Goldman Sachs is correct, it is getting to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, EMC, GameStop, Novavax, Tesla, Yahoo and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday morning after a choppy week. The one thing we have seen for about three years now is that investors have lined up in ...
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5 Stocks Just Added to Credit Suisse Top Picks List

With the first quarter starting to wind down, many firms on Wall Street are doing some fine tuning to the list of stocks that rank highest with their analysts. In ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Gilead, KeyCorp, NBG, Pandora, Staples, Yelp and More

Stocks were looking for direction on an unemployment Friday before and even after a strong payrolls number. The major rally seen this week, on the heels of a bad January, only ...
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Merrill Lynch’s 4 Large Cap Banks to Buy With Big Upside Potential

During the fourth-quarter earnings reporting period, one group of stocks that was marched out to the woodshed for a spanking was the large cap banks. Trading misses, low returns on ...
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J.P. Morgan, Though Cautious on Large Cap Banks, Has 5 Picks for 2015

With a huge drop in oil a possible roadblock to what was already a slowly, but surely improving economy, many of the tailwinds for the large-cap banks from previous years ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cnova, Gulfport, Manitowoc, Osiris, QLogic and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Tuesday on the next to last trading session of 2014, partly because oil is at multiyear lows again. Still, investors have lined up over and ...
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What a Combined Susquehanna and BB&T Will Look Like

BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT) announced Wednesday morning that it will acquire Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: SUSQ) in a $2.5 billion agreement. The deal is a cash-and-stock one in which Susquehanna ...
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