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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Goldman Sachs, Illumina, PayPal, Trivago, Williams Companies and More

Stocks have yet to hit the sentimental Dow 20,000 mark, and futures were indicated lower on Tuesday. The post-election rally has continued and investors are looking for value and growth ...
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Why 2017 to 2018 Could Be Boom Time for Private Equity

With the bull market nearing eight years old, it has been impossible to ignore the stock market rally since the election in November. Investors are cheering that the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Altria, Anthem, United Continental, Blackstone, AMAG Pharma and More

Stocks hit all-time highs at the end of 2016, and they have been looking for direction after a gap-up did not really hold on the first day of 2017. With ...
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4 Top Jefferies End-of-Year Stock Buys That All Pay Big Dividends

With the market creeping toward the end of 2016, many of the firms we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. are in vacation mode, and new research, as is always ...
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Blackstone Moves to Acquire Team Health Holdings

Team Health Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH) shares made a handy gain on Monday after the company announced that it will be acquired by Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX). Essentially, Team ...
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Massive Tech and Energy Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Facebook, Oasis Petroleum, Western Gas Partners, Red Hat and More

With the election just a month away and earnings for the third-quarter starting next week, as expected the windows for insiders to buy and sell stock are starting to close ...
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Market Rally Has Insiders Making Massive Sales: Apple, Blackstone, Michaels Companies, IHS Markit, Hudson Pacific Properties and More

Nothing like a good old-fashioned market rally to get the insiders to part with some shares, and who could blame them? With two 10% or so corrections over the past year, a ...
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4 Stocks to Buy Yielding 8% or More as Yields Continue Plunge

Most investors know that buying the U.S. 30-year Treasury bond at a 2.17% yield logically makes little sense, especially with yields hitting lows seen just once in almost 60 years. The ...
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Jefferies Loves Top Buy Rated Stocks Yielding 8% and More

Most investors know that logically buying the U.S. 30 year Treasury bond at a 2.26% yield makes little sense. Ditto for a 10-year yield under 1.50%. This almost feels particularly ...
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Apollo Global Gets Higher Price Target, but No Respect

Publicly traded private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc. (NYSE: APO) received a boost to its price target Tuesday morning when analysts at Jefferies raise the target from $17 to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blackstone, Chevron, Diamond Offshore, Palo Alto, Symantec, Total and More

Stocks were trying to make another gap up run higher on Friday, similar to Thursday. The Dow and S&P are fighting to see if the three-week rally can be four ...
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Massive Carl Icahn Trade Highlights Recent Insider Selling: Mentor Graphics, Blackrock, UPS, Hasbro and More

Typically investors think of insider selling as a possible negative. In reality, after almost two months of negligible insider selling, this week was the first to show some substantial sales, and ...
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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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