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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Google, Duke Energy, Mattel, Morgan Stanley, Netflix, Southwestern Energy, Twitter and More

Stocks were indicated lower again on Tuesday, with Dow and S&P futures down nearly 1% after a 4% drop in the price of oil. Investors are getting used to sell-offs ...
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Beyond Interest Rate Hikes, Problems or Contrarian Dream for Utilities Stocks?

The utilities sector has been one of the key sources for income investors to get dividends. 24/7 Wall St. once went as far as to say that utilities had become "the ...
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Huge Carl Icahn Purchase Highlights Insider Buying: Cheniere Energy, FireEye, Seattle Genetics, Costco and More

While this week proved to be a rough one for investors, it brought the insiders rushing to the buy desk, as the insider purchases jumped dramatically this week. With just ...
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Duke Stumbles Over Weak Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reported its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company had of $1.47 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.48 billion in ...
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What to Look For in Duke Energy’s Earnings Report

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is set to report its third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.52 in EPS ...
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The 10 Most Important Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. For the most part, and in conjunction with the Fed ...
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How Key Analyst Views Duke Energy Ahead of a Potential Fed Rate Hike

The big question this week is if the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates. Perhaps the companies that this potential hike will have the biggest impact on are utilities and ...
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5 Defensive High-Yield Stocks to Survive the Sell-Off Carnage

Investors have just been reminded that the stock market can finally have a formal correction. A drop of more than 500 points on Friday has put the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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4 Defensive Stocks Acting as a Buffer Against the Market Sell-Off

It seems hard to imagine that investors would get excited about very much at all when the market has slid this far south of late. Still, many investors are treating ...
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Are Solar Energy Firms Better Than Share Prices Indicate?

From looking at the share price data for the past 12 months, an investor could be forgiven for thinking that the solar energy business is in a downward spiral that ...
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Will Duke Earnings Be Enough for Investors?

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reported its second-quarter financial results Thursday before the markets opened. The utility giant had $0.95 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.59 billion in revenue. ...
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The 7 Most Important Earnings in the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We have included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters ...
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Merrill Lynch Picks the Winners and Losers of the Utilities Sector

So far in 2015, electric utilities have lagged the broader equities market in a reversal of late 2014 performance. Analysts are looking into what may be causing this decline, and ...
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5 Fresh Dividend Hikes Too Important to Ignore

This past week was one of turmoil, with big down days followed by big up days on news from Greece and China. It is easy for investors to lose sight ...
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Why the Duke Dividend Hike Matters So Much

Utilities have been a staple piece of portfolios for many years. In some ways, these power-generation companies and electric utilities have replaced traditional certificates of deposit and other income-generating investments. ...
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