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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amazon, Dow Chemical, Ford, Gilead, Harley-Davidson, Western Digital and More

The stock market may have recently hit new highs, but stocks were indicated lower again on Friday. Earnings are being dominated by new-economy giants and held back by many of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: EMC, MetLife, Pandora, Whiting Petroleum, Yelp, Mosaic, Oasis Petroleum and More

It may seem amazing that the Dow and S&P 500 are at all-time highs, but the post-Brexit reaction was blown out of proportion and investors are treating this as a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Deutsche Bank, Editas, EMC, Exxon Mobil, First Solar, Newmont Mining and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday after ADP muted at least some expectations that the nonfarm payrolls would be a major surprise. As June gets underway, it remains up ...
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Hedge Funds Dump Apple Stock in Q1

When the going gets tough, the tough often leave town. In the first quarter of 2016, global hedge funds reduced their exposure to equities by 6.9%, more than four times the ...
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4 Blue Chip Contrarian Stock Ideas That Pay Solid Dividends

It has been a roller-coaster year so far, and as we have noted recently, the ride could become a little more bumpy this summer as a ton of headline data ...
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Dell’s SecureWorks Prices IPO

On Monday, security software provider SecureWorks filed an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pricing its planned initial public offering (IPO) of 9 million class A ...
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Top Analysts Upgrade and Downgrades: Apple, Coach, EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Pfizer, Verizon and More

After a solid day on Wednesday, traders may be looking to take some profits as a slew of financial data is coming out, and the start of the heavy parade ...
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Analyst Says to Buy These Top Companies That Are Getting Bought

One of the strategies on Wall Street that sounds mysterious to investors but really is, in many cases, a reasonably safe way to secure return, is called merger arbitrage. While ...
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Dell and EMC Take the Next Step in Merger

 The companies announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, in connection with the proposed merger. However, the transaction remains subject to approval ...
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Top Q4 Equity Purchases and Sales of Top 50 Hedge Funds

When it comes to searching for profits, hedge funds have a reputation for a pretty sharp nose. In the fourth quarter of 2015, the hedgies reduced their exposure to equities ...
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Why Analysts Are Getting More Cautious on EMC

The value of EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) depends to a large degree on the value of its VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) subsidiary. EMC itself is being acquired by privately held ...
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More EMC Deal Concerns Arise

The pending buyout of EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) by the now-private Dell Inc. already is facing problems. Now new concerns about the would-be merger may be growing, and they are ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aegerion, Amazon, EMC, McDonald’s, MetLife, Microsoft, SanDisk, Tyco and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday after Tuesday's minor recovery that broke the losing streak for stocks. Some excitement is around Mario Draghi and ECB quantitative easing expectations, but the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: eBay, GoDaddy, Kinder Morgan, Owens Corning, SanDisk, TI, VMware and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday, but that is after the gains this week have been harder and harder to hold on to. Investors keep demonstrating that they will buy ...
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6 Key Analyst Downgrades From Wednesday That Cannot Be Overlooked

With the Dow Jones Industrial Average having bounced about 1,300 points in less than three weeks, investors are looking for value and growth. It has been proven even in this ...
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