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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Angie’s List, Boeing, Yelp, AT&T and More

Stocks traded higher on Thursday morning in the middle of another volatile week. What we keep seeing is that investors will step up and buy value stocks and overlooked stocks ...
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Banks With the Most Branches

As of June, there were 94,725 bank branches in the United States, according to recently released data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). This represents the lowest reported figure ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Groupon, Micron, RingCentral, Target, Tesla, Monster, Pfizer and More

Stocks fell again on Tuesday, and Wednesday's indications are lower as well. Investors still want upside, but they are also getting more selective on stocks versus the stock market in ...
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Credit Suisse Adds New Stocks in Multiple Sectors to Top Picks List

We have written before how practically all the major firms we cover have a list of top stock picks for their client base. One of the best things that a ...
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