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14 Top S&P 500 Stocks Raising Dividends for 25 Years, With More Hikes Expected

Investors have enjoyed many years of cheering for dividend hikes. Now there is some belief that after a seven and a half year bull market run that many companies will have a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, Transocean, Twitter, Wal-Mart, Yum Brands and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday, but this is after a week of post-FOMC gains after the Federal Reserve kept rates on hold. Investors have continued to demonstrate time ...
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Money

25 Companies Raising Their Dividends for 25 Years or More

Investors love when companies pay dividends. More specifically, they love companies that are raising their dividends year after year. There exists a classification of dividend payers known as the Dividend Aristocrats. These ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Dish, First Data, Level 3, Regions, SolarCity, Tesla, Twitter, Visa and More

Stocks had tried to find some footing this week, but now the pressure from European banks was too much and stocks were getting pounded. Fed Chair Janet Yellen was not ...
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UBS Makes Year-End Changes to Red-Hot Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price Portfolio

In what has been a very difficult year for investors, one portfolio that we cover on a regular basis has done outstanding. In a new report, the analysts at UBS ...
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Insider Selling Steady as Markets Remain Volatile: Aflac, Shake Shack, Raymond James, Range Resources and More

Numerous articles on financial websites cited rising insider selling this past week, and according to TrimTabs, November was the fourth highest month on record. Given the extreme volatility in September ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Water, CenturyLink, Chesapeake, Tesla, Macy’s, Chimera and More

Stocks were indicated much lower on the Grexit risks becoming almost a certainty. The one trend that has to be considered is that for almost four years, investors have literally ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: GE, Gilead, Oracle, Under Armour, El Pollo Loco and More

Stocks were trying to stage a small comeback on Tuesday after an overseas and oil induced sell-off from Monday that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average down about 300 points. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Carnival, Chevron, Pollo Loco, Ford, F5, Lululemon, Starbucks and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday as most investors and market participants were returning to work from the holidays. The one trend that could be counted on in 2014 was ...
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Companies That Benefit as Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Keep Growing

Although it is a subject many investors would like to avoid, for obvious reasons, the growth in the number of sexually transmitted diseases (or STDs, as they are called) is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Twitter, Atmel, Gogo, Hologic, Vodafone and More

Earnings season may be winding down and the stock market may be close to all-time highs, but now traders and investors alike have to be considering how to position their ...
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health care

Jefferies Stocks to Buy: Big Gains in Life Sciences and Diagnostics

In theory, medical technology companies should be some of the market’s best-performing stocks. After all, it’s not really a cyclical business, and price tags are rarely a stumbling block when ...
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Argus Makes Big Changes in Three Model Portfolios (GAS, SPLS, F, BDX, ORCL)

The Argus research company has provided investors with quality, independent equity research since 1934. For the individual investor, a source for independent research is always a positive for a portfolio. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AAPL, BHI, BDX, CPHD, CERN, FINL, MCP, QGEN, SD, SAP, TXN, TRV, UN, USNA, USG, YY)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Monday. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) cut to Neutral and target cut to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BDX, BMC, BP, CBST, DAL, DRIV, DISCA, INTC, JBLU, TECD, UTHR, UAL, WMT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Wednesday morning. Becton Dickinson and Co. (NYSE: BDX) cut to Underweight at JPMorgan. ...
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