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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arista, Baidu, Chevron, Lexmark, Occidental, Salesforce and More

Stocks were up very marginally on Wednesday ahead of what is expected to be a no-rate-hike day from the Federal Reserve. The Greek issues are becoming less of an issue as ...
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6 Mergers That Ought to Happen

If there is one thing that can result from a bull market and from a good economy in which companies have solid balance sheets, it is mergers and acquisitions. In ...
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Analyst Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs That Are Still a Buy Now

Seemingly every day the stock market is hitting fresh 52-week highs, and while that is great news for investors, there is always the lurking fear about what to do with ...
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UBS Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price Stocks Beating the S&P 500

The rage for the past six years as the market has rocketed back from the depths of the 2008 subprime real estate collapse has been indexing. The basic tenet is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADP, Facebook, FireEye, Potash, Tyson, Vodafone and More

Stocks were marginally higher but not in a set direction ahead of the key unemployment and payrolls report on Friday morning. Regardless, investors keep proving that they want to buy ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, AEP, Duke, Qualcomm, Solazyme, Whole Foods and More

Stocks were taking a breather on Thursday morning after Wednesday's post-election gains took the broader markets to new all-time highs. Investors keep proving that they will buy stocks when they ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, BofA, Kinder Morgan, Pandora, Twitter, Valero and More

Stocks were trying to hold firm with very small gains after Wednesday's major sell-off. So far, investors have shown repeatedly that they will eagerly buy oversold or overlooked stocks when ...
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Baird Sees Big Rotation From REITs and Utilities to Financials

All of the top firms that we cover at 24/7 Wall St. seem to be getting the same question from their clients. What do we do now that the market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: JDSU, JD.com, Palo Alto, Petrobras, SeaWorld, Twitter, Yandex and More

Stocks were weak on Thursday morning, and the markets are showing that they can take at least a little bit of a breather. What is interesting is that investors are ...
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Merrill Lynch Picks 10 Growth Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

With the market getting staggered a touch this week, and the beginning of the second half of the year and a new earnings season here, many Wall Street firms that ...
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The Top Eight Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season is far from over, but roughly three quarters of the stocks in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index stocks have now reported their earnings for the first calendar quarter ...
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After the Apple Split, Five More Bull Market Stock Splits Needed

Could stock splits be coming back in vogue? Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) finally announced a major stock split. What is amazing is that the split was so large, on a ...
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Is the High-Frequency Trading Virtu IPO Toast?

Virtu Financial Inc. was supposed to be one of the top ten IPOs of 2014. Now it appears as though the high frequency trading shop, which almost never loses money ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, Micron, Starbucks, Twitter and More

We are halfway through the first full week of trading in 2014. Analysts are out in droves with many ratings changes this week, and some stocks have managed to pull ...
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Credit Suisse Top Financial and Capital Stocks to Buy for 2014

Like other sectors of the S&P 500, the capital market stocks had a tremendous year. Capital market stocks include brokerage firms, asset managers, financial advisory firms and more. Many of ...
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