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Major S&P Index Changes Impacting Shares (MPC, RSH, HHS, HTCH, MRO, AMCXV, BYD, SRT, CVC, HOC, FTO, ENTR, GM)

We have some major changes announced by S&P for its three key indexes.  Changes are in the S&P 500 Index, S&P Mid-Cap 400 Index, and in the S&P SMall Cap ...
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Valero Brings Refining Caution After Earnings (VLO, TSO, FTO, WNR, HOC, MRO, HES)

With pump prices for gasoline approaching $4/gal everywhere and $5/gal in some US cities, it would seem logical that crude oil refiners are a good bet to do well. It's ...
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Valero Looks To Get U.K. Refinery on the Cheap (CVX, VLO, HOC, FTO, RDS-A, BP)

Almost a year ago, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) put out the word that it was looking to sell its Pembroke refinery in Wales. The offers didn't exactly come pouring in. ...
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Refiners Getting Squeezed (VLO, HOC, FTO, TSO, MRO, XOM, CVX, COP)

As crude oil prices continue their steady trend above $100/barrel, US refiners are preparing for the worst. Actually, the worst is already here, in the form of spiking prices. Worse ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMZN, BRK-A, BRK-B, CMCSA, FTO, POT, SVNT, STX, THC)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Monday morning. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Cut to Neutral at UBS. Berkshire ...
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The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index: Fannie And Freddie Losses

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae moved to the top of the negative news search as both lost billions of dollars. Frontier Oil remained high on the list due to concerns ...
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The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index: Frontier Oil Holders Revolt Against Merger

Shareholders of Frontier Oil are displeased about its merger with Holly Corp. It would be more accurate to say that Holly is making an acquisition for $2.9 billion. Shareholder class ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AKAM, DHR, FLEX, FTO, GE, GOOG, HES, RNWK, RVBD, ROC, SVU, SYNA, UNH, VLO, WYNN)

These are some of this Friday's top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms. Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Started as Neutral at Collins ...
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Valero Leads Off for Refiners on Profits and Revenue (VLO, TSO, MRO, FTO, WNR, SNP, PTR)

Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO) is the first of the oil refiners to report earnings this quarter, and this morning's release is a lot better than a year ago, when diluted ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMD, ACI, CTXS, EQIX, JDSU, NVDA, FTO, SO, SYMC)

These are some of this Thursday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research notes: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Cut to Market Perform at FBR. ...
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Crude Oil Price Slide Should Help Refiners

Crude oil prices are off more than 20% from their high of $87.15 on May 3rd. The major contributor to that slide are serious concerns over sovereign debt primarily in ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AKAM, BA, FTO, HANS, IACI, MA, MDT, OMX, VRSN)

These are this Monday's top ten analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls: Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Cut to Hold at Citigroup. Boeing Co. (NYSE: ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (WTR, EAT, BRCM, CLWR, DUK, FTO, HNSN, INFY, INTC, LVS, MELI, NVDA, TSO, WYNN, UNH, VLO)

These are this Monday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls: Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie. Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) Cut ...
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Unusual Options Trading Patterns (SUN, VLO, TSO, FTO, GE, GOOG, IBM, PFE, WYE)

We are starting to see some elevated options trading that appeared on the unusual volume screens.  Many of these are pre-earnings trading and some are on other expectations.  We have ...
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Top 10 Analyst Calls (CMG, FTO, GS, NTAP, OSG, SBUX, SYY, TK, WRI, YUM)

These are the top 10 analyst calls we have seen early this Wednesday morning from Wall Street: Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Raised to Outperform at William Blair. Frontier Oil (FTO) ...
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