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Why Merrill Lynch Downgraded Private Equity Giants

Looking at 2015, it has not been the most monumental year for a few industries, in particular private equity companies. As a result, Merrill Lynch took it upon itself not ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Blackstone, FireEye, Myriad Genetics, Visa, CBOE, Hershey, Vail and Many More

Stocks were looking to extend losses on Tuesday after a weak showing on Monday. The trend that has lasted for over four years now is that investors have found myriad ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blackstone, Chipotle, Constellation, KeyCorp, PepsiCo, Phillips 66, SunEdison and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday, but that is after the best week for stocks in quite some time. This is a thinner week for liquidity and analyst calls are ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees Blackstone Outperforming

Over the course of 2015 Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) has made a solid performance. In short, the stock has beat the markets, even with recent volatility concerns. As a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blackstone, Infloblox, Dynegy, IBM, Sprint, Spirit Air, Verizon and More

Stocks were looking for direction Friday morning, ahead of the weekend. The Dow remains over 1,000 points above the lows from two weeks ago, but this week has been mixed ...
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SEC Comes Down on Blackstone Group for $39 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that three private equity fund advisers within Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) have agreed to pay nearly $39 million to settle charges ...
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Does Blackstone’s Spin-Off of PJT Partners Matter?

Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) has not found itself immune from the selling pressure this summer. The private equity giant has now set the dates for its expected spin-off. This ...
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Goldman Sachs Sees Mixed View on Private Equity and Alternative Managers

It is always interesting to see what happens when financial giants issue coverage on other aspects of the financial sector where they have overlapping operations. Goldman Sachs started coverage on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, Cisco, Frontier, Marvell, Yingli, AT&T and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday, again on hopes that the silly Greek leadership will finally reach a debt deal. The trend for almost four years now is that investors ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Broadcom, Keurig, NOV, Transocean, Weatherford and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday morning ahead of a GDP revision. While this week has been a pullback, the reality is that investors have lined up for close to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, Netflix, Otonomy,, Total, Verifone and More

Stocks were lower on Friday after some concerns that April consumer prices might allow the Federal Reserve to justify rate hikes. Still, the major stock indexes are barely off of ...
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GE Outlines Industrial Future With Massive Asset Sales and $50 Billion for Stock Buybacks

Just on Thursday afternoon, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was reported to be in talks to sell up to $30 billion in its real estate assets. It was the sort ...
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What a $30 Billion Asset Sale Might Really Mean to GE

Reports were out on Thursday that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is close to selling a large part of its real estate holdings. As the company aims to shrink its finance ...
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Insiders Sell Huge Blocks of Stock as Market Rise Continues

Even though the market took a significant breather on Friday, money has continued to pour in this year, and insiders who have waited patiently during the fourth-quarter earnings reporting period ...
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Despite Stock Market Highs, 13 Major Dividend Cuts

Investors have a lot to cheer about these days. The bull market is now six years old, the major stock market averages have hit new all-time highs, and most major companies seem ...
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