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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Gilead, Sprint, Starbucks, Southwest Air, Texas Instruments, Disney, Nordstrom and More

Stocks hit a new high last week and are effectively looking for direction as very mixed earnings are coming with the start of a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...
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Apple Picked as World’s Favorite Company

In a study that ranks "perceived strength" of companies rather than their financial performance, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) took the top spot. Research firm Future Brand described it selection methodology this ...
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Coca-Cola Named Most Powerful Brand, Followed by Hershey

How much does a brand contribute to a company's value? The answer to that question is likely to produce different answers depending on who's talking. A chief financial officer may have ...
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3 Dow Stocks to Own as the Dollar Supply Breaks Record High

Any possible summer downturn for stocks just got that much more unlikely. The latest Federal Reserve Money Stock Measures report puts the amount of money circulating in the U.S. economy ...
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America’s Most Patriotic Brands

We might have a little trouble defining what we mean when we say that a brand is “patriotic,” but the fact is most Americans know it when they see it. ...
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20 Companies Buying Back the Most Stock in 2016

It is no secret that investors love dividends and stock buybacks. In recent years, there has been a larger shift into companies buying back shares of common stock, even while they ...
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Top Analyst Loves 2 Top Blue Chips With Big China Exposure

Any way you slice it, doing business in China is huge, and for one simple reason, the huge population. For years American companies have slowly but surely been making progress ...
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UBS Adds Top Blue Chip to Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price Portfolio

One of the best things for a top portfolio manager to see is one of the stocks on the watch list have a temporary hiccup and get sold off to ...
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Net Neutrality Winners and Losers

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a ruling that supports net neutrality. The concept refers to the distribution of content by telecom providers, and ...
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UBS’s Most Preferred Consumer Discretionary Stocks Pay Solid Dividends

With many investors nervous about the market after two 10% corrections in the past year, the consumer staples stocks have run up big and are now trading at high multiples. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Tuesday

May 31, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday but only the Nasdaq Composite was able to hold above the break-even line in time for the closing bell. Only the counter-cyclical telecom ...
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Why Disney Still Looks Attractive to Wall Street and Main Street

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. Consequently these earnings did not live up to the expectations of investors and analysts. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Boeing, Coeur, Disney, Flextronics, NXP Semiconductors, WebMD and More

Stocks traded sharply higher Thursday morning, with news of higher jobless claims, no rate cut from the Bank of England and impeachment in Brazil being back on. Investors still have ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Wednesday

May 11, 2016: Markets opened lower on Wednesday as the dollar weakened further against the euro, dragging crude prices down along with it. This morning's crop of earnings reports were ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Enterprise Products, Kinder Morgan, Kinross Gold, Marketo, Office Depot, Staples, Disney, Williams and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday morning. Investors may not be full of too much excitement, but they are not full of fear either. At this point investors still ...
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