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Is There a Railcar Stock Loaded With Value?

There are five U.S. companies that make railroad cars. The four independently traded makers have posted significant share price gains in the past two years, but the gains have not ...
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Carlyle Group and Other Barron’s Picks for Upside

As usual, the writers at Barron's have made some suggests in this weekend's edition for stocks to buy and stocks to avoid. Among the new picks are a chainsaw maker, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Facebook, Netflix, PetSmart, Valero and More

We are nearing the end of earnings season, and stocks have challenged new all-time highs. Now investors are starting to think about 2014, and the notion of which stocks to ...
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Closing Bell for Tuesday on Wall Street: Markets Recover on Better Economic News

June 25, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after speculation that China’s central bank would not allow the country’s banking system to collapse. In the U.S., data on ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Claw Back Some Losses

June 24, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning and spent the day trying to move back to break even with Friday’s close. The U.S. markets got no help ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Bounce to a Mixed Close

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after yesterday’s bloodbath. There was no economic data of note released today in either Asia or the U.S. In Europe, the eurozone’s current ...
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Stern Agee Earnings Season Favorites, Energy and Industrial Stocks to Buy

Sterne Agee has released a consolidated report showing the firm's top analyst stock picks in energy and industrials now that we are out of the first quarter earnings season. This ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — April 4, 2013: Markets Bounce Around to Positive Close (AAPL, CTL, LULU, LCC, ALU, DDC, GBX, RPM, TDC, BBY, FB, XIDE)

U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning and spent most of the day bouncing around above the break-even line. In Asia, the Bank of Japan will double its monthly ...
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Greenbrier Tries to Make Shareholders Forget Icahn Offer

Activist investor Carl Icahn made a play for railcar maker Greenbrier Companies Inc. (NYSE: GBX) last December, but quickly reversed himself after the firm rejected his $22 per share offer. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — April 3, 2013: Markets Skid on Jobs and Oil Reports (CBST, CRL, GFI, NEE, CAT, TISI, CAG, MON, SCHN, DDC, GBX, RPM, ZNGA, BAC, FB)

U.S. equity markets opened very slightly higher this morning but it was all downhill from there. The U.S. jobs report from ADP came in weaker than expected and cast a ...
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Nebraska Governor OKs Keystone XL Pipeline

Governor Dave Heineman of Nebraska has sent a letter to President Obama today expressing his approval for the re-worked Keystone XL pipeline project through the state. Heineman’s approval can now ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 9, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Reverse Two-day Slide (AA, MON, DNKN, NFLX, RL, SYY, APOL, STZ, GBX, HELE, RT, TXI, SVU, CSIQ, NOK, CLWR, DISH, S, HLF)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a better-than-expected quarterly earnings report from Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA). There was not a lot of economic data out today, so corporate ...
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Railroad

Railcar Maker’s Results Just OK (GBX)

The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2013 diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.35 on revenue of $415 million. In the same period a year ago, the railcar ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 8, 2013: Markets Open Lower, Stay Down all Day (AA, BHI, EMC, RTN, GNW, CELG, MON, RPM, APOL, STZ, GBX, HELE, SCHN, FIO, SCTY)

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning and remained down throughout the day. The likely reason for the downturn is lowered expectations for corporate earnings which will get off the ...
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Icahn-Owned Rail Car Builder Offers to Buy Competitor

In a filing with the SEC this morning, Carl Icahn-owned American Railcar Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: ARII) revealed that it has had “conversations” with The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) that could ...
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