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Blackstone’s New $40 Billion Fund Shows Hard Proof in US Infrastructure Investing

In the age of mega-deals and unicorn valuations, perhaps nothing should be too shocking when it comes to size. That being said, a $40 billion private equity fund targeting infrastructure ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blackstone, Ciena, Cree, Finish Line, Motorola Solutions, Qualcomm and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Monday as a follow-on bounce from last week's early sell-off. Even with the bull market being over eight years old, investors have found ...
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Blackstone Chief Steve Schwarzman Earned $425 Million

According to a detailed and extensive analysis by Bloomberg, Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) CEO Steve Schwarzman earned $425 million last year, which put him at the top of payouts ...
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Gigantic Insurance and Financial Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Ameriprise, Harley Davidson, Validus and More

Despite a slow Friday, it was another solid week for the markets, and insiders continue to sell shares steadily. While the volume has dropped from what we saw over the ...
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Choosing Up Sides in the Border Tax Battle

What should we expect out of Friday's meeting between U.S. business leaders and President Donald Trump? Trump's business advisory council, chaired by Blackstone Group L.P.'s (NYSE: BX) Stephen Schwarzman, is ...
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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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