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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Ally, FedEx, Halliburton, Intel, Tenet, Tyco and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday after a monster snap-back rally on Wednesday. With the Fed indicating a dovish stance in 2015, investors are looking for value and overlooked stocks. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AmEx, Apache, Cliffs, Denbury, JetBlue, Synchrony and More

Stocks were weak on Thursday after negative news overseas. Still, investors keep proving that they are willing to buy discounted or overlooked stocks. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Broadcom, Cisco, Genworth, SanDisk and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday morning and the market is still challenging all-time highs. Investors have proven day after day that they will buy stocks when they are discounted ...
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4 Stocks to Buy That Win With a Strong Dollar and Low Oil Prices

Philosopher George Santayana wrote in 1905, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Today a more appropriate quote may be “Those who remember the past, are ...
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Credit Suisse Specialty Finance Stocks to Buy With Strong Upside Potential

As the economy slowly improves, the one thing that American citizens and businesses have done much better than their counterparts around the world is lower levels of debt. When debt ...
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The Worst Credit Cards in America

The abundance of rewards programs for U.S. credit card users might lead one to conclude that the best credit cards offer the best rewards. Not even close. According to J.D. ...
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Why GE Stock Price Is Lower After Synchrony IPO

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) first announced the spin-off of its North American credit card business, most observers were looking for the conglomerate to add about $3.2 billion to ...
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Nomura Sees Credit Card Growth Opportunities Remaining Ahead

Nomura is out with a report that bodes marginally well for banks issuing credit cards and private credit card issuance. Nomura's Bill Carcache is signaling that more issuers are now ...
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Oppenheimer’s Top Bank Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

If any Wall Street sector has had headline risk for the past year, and some would say five years, it is the banking sector. Despite a horrible public relations nightmare ...
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Merrill Lynch Very Bullish on Credit Card Stocks as Growth Surges

One thing that often gives economists more confidence in growth in the economy is higher credit card use by consumers. After the great recession of 2009, consumers went into hibernation ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, CIT, Discover, FedEx, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were getting slapped hard on Thursday morning on weak China trade data and on Portugal banking fears. Still, investors are still looking for upside in stocks while maintaining the ...
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Top U.S. Stocks to Buy From RBC’s Global Ideas List

A new research report from the global equity team at RBC revisits their top global stock suggestions for 2014 to update and give investors a progress report. We scanned their ...
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Why Capital One Now Has Become the Best Credit Card Stock

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) rose on Monday after an analyst research report highlighted that the company may be the best positioned credit card issuer for its ...
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The 4 Stocks That Inspired The Bounce

April 9, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday and then got a jolt higher following the afternoon release of the FOMC’s last meeting minutes. The minutes indicated to many investors ...
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Six Undercovered Dividend Hikes That Really Stand Out

This last week was less noisy on the corporate news front now that earnings season has ended, but several dividend hikes took place which should really matter to investors. The ...
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