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Insider Selling in Financials Jumps as Market Volatility Rules the Week

With Friday's rally helping to push indexes back to the positive side for the year, the insiders also reappeared after being mostly in hibernation as first-quarter earnings results were being ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees 3 Financials Beating Earnings Handily

Earnings season is under way, and 24/7 Wall St. is looking for companies that will beat or miss earnings. Currently we are zeroing in on the financial sector and have ...
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5 Stocks to Buy That Love the Current Strong US Dollar

Much of the pre-announcement news and guidance for first-quarter earnings, which are right around the corner, is companies warning of the dreaded “currency headwinds.” What that means in simple terms ...
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Fed Approves Dividend Hikes for Most Major Banks, Citi Wins but BofA Does Not

The Federal Reserve has released its Comprehensive Capital Annual Review (CCAR) results and the news is overwhelmingly good for investors and operations inside of the major banks. While the stress ...
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Why Warren Buffett Wants to Own the Credit Card Space

Owning a piece of the credit card industry has turned out to be a very lucrative business for those investors who have had a long-term eye on the sector. If ...
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5 Top RBC U.S. Equity Picks for February

With February starting off like gangbusters after a very volatile January, many of the top firms on Wall Street we cover are resetting the top equity picks for institutional and ...
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Few Insiders Selling Stock as Market Volatility Spikes Higher

Nothing gets insiders and owners of stock a little nervous more than markets trading near all-time highs, and volatility starting to rear its very potentially nasty head. With oil continuing ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Chevron, Exxon, Discover Financial, LinkedIn, Lululemon and More

After a gigantic rally sparked by an ambitious European quantitative easing move Thursday, investors are looking for a modest open on Friday as some of the tremendous gains generated by ...
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5 Top Stocks With Big Potential Catalysts This Week

With the earnings season getting in full swing, some of the top stocks will not only be reporting fourth-quarter earnings, but also giving analysts a look at the prospects for ...
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Oppenheimer Gets More Positive on 4 Top Banks for 2015

The brokerage firm Oppenheimer has released a very positive report for four of America's largest banks. The firm may have said “here we go again” for its banking outlook in ...
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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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