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A Serious Win-Win for Dow Chemical and Olin

It looks like activist investors finally will get their way with Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) and it will divest part of its business. Actually, this is a win-win for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abraxas, Barracuda, Citigroup, Dow, Lululemon, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday morning ahead of the unemployment report and after the major banks passed the Federal Reserve stress tests. If there is one trend that has ...
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UBS Makes Big Changes to Equity Focus List For March

The higher the markets go, the more the major Wall Street firms are becoming content to really start taking some profits off the table and shifting allocations to stocks that ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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How Dow Chemical May Be Escaping Low Energy Prices

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported its fourth-quarter results Thursday before the markets opened as $0.85 in earnings per share (EPS) and $14.4 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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Is This the End of an Era for the Chemical Giants?

Merrill Lynch’s Kevin McCarthy released a report on the major chemical companies early this week, and it takes a more cautious view on the industry. The caution is related to ...
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Short Sellers Change Bets Against Top Warren Buffett Stocks

Everyone seems to still be enamored with Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Unfortunately, the Oracle of Omaha and his top trading professionals have come under at least ...
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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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Despite Huge Market Rally, Insider Buying Stays Very Strong

Two weeks ago, some market pundits were calling the then almost 8% sell-off a new bear market, and they were going to cash. That turned out to be a huge ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Angie’s List, Boeing, Yelp, AT&T and More

Stocks traded higher on Thursday morning in the middle of another volatile week. What we keep seeing is that investors will step up and buy value stocks and overlooked stocks ...
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Dow Chemical Cash Flow May Hint at Dividend Hike

The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The chemical products maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.72 on revenues of ...
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Dow Chemical Gets Approval for Herbicide to Challenge Roundup

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday granted approval to the AgroSciences division of Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) for the use of its Enlist Duo-brand herbicide. The substance ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Gap, Intel, J.C. Penney, Kinder Morgan and More

Stocks were selling off marginally on Thursday morning after the Fed minutes prompted a rally on Wednesday. Yet again, investors proved how willing they are to buy overlooked or oversold ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Large-Cap Stocks Being Bought by Mutual Funds

Anytime you have a very long, protracted up-move in the stock market, the portfolio managers at the top growth mutual funds usually have to start taking some profits and reallocate ...
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SunEdison Spin-Off Leads Coming Week’s IPOs

Last week there were only three initial public offerings (IPOs) on the calendar. None of the three actually made it out the door, though. One, KineMed, has been postponed and ...
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