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Loving the PIIGS: Ireland and Bank of Ireland Raised by S&P

With 10-year bond yields under 2% for much of the eurozone, and with inflation sliding into deflation, it is impossible to not notice when the ratings agencies actually upgrade a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Celgene, Enterprise, Meritage, Mobileye, Qlik and More

Stocks were firm on Monday and investors have started getting used to volatility again. Another trend is that investors have shown over and over lately that they are willing to buy oversold ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chevron, Netflix, Newmont, Southwest, Stratasys and More

Stocks were mixed early Tuesday as the equity markets looked for direction. Still stocks are effectively at all-time highs and investors are looking for good value and other opportunities to ...
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Can National Bank of Greece and Bank of Ireland Recover?

The woes of Europe are supposed to be abating, at least somewhat. That is certainly supposed to be the case in the lands of the PIIGS -- Portugal, Ireland, Italy, ...
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S&P Downgrades Gaggle of European Banks

Saying that a recent decision by the European Parliament calls into question government support of European banks, Standard & Poor's on Tuesday cut its outlook on 15 of the continent's ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Apple, CDW, Facebook, J.C. Penney and More

Stocks are challenging new highs regularly now, but investors are nervous not to buy the top or to avoid the next major market sell off. 24/7 Wall St. looks over ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Lululemon, Nokia, Peabody, Xerox and More

It is another earnings season Monday, and analysts and investors are continuing to make adjustments to their 2014 outlook. Last week's market volatility added another wrench in the machine. 24/7 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dow, Juniper, Mosaic, Travelers and More

Earnings season is now in full throttle and analysts and investors alike are still positioning themselves for 2014. Each morning, 24/7 Wall St. looks over many Wall Street analyst research ...
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Recovery and No Inflation Driving European Rate Cut Hopes

The U.S. Federal Reserve may have slashed the Fed funds rate as low as humanly possible. After all, how can you beat zero percent (actually targeted 0.00% to 0.25%)? The ...
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The Greek Recovery from Left Field

Greece and its banks may have found a friend in billionaire investor John Paulson. A report from Reuters has said that Paulson now favors the recapitalized banking sector as a bet ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Beazer, Model N, Sprouts and More

Volatility in the stock market is back and interest has risen handily from the lows. Now investors are looking for ideas for stocks they should buy, as well as which ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Micron, Tesla, Morgan Stanley and More

Investors often see analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms, but it is frequent that they do not hear when a firm says to sell a stock. 24/7 Wall ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Annaly, Chevron, Panera, Salesforce.com

Investors and traders are usually on the lookout for new research ideas that will generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research calls from Wall ...
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Cyprus Deposit Seizure Hitting Euro and PIIGS Banks

I already have gone on the record that the taxation of deposits in Cyprus is nothing short of theft. Regardless of a bloated banking system that was in shambles, taking depositors' ...
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Strange Stock Trends in the Fidelity Contrafund (WFC, JPM, IRE, KO, PEP, BRK-A, BIIB, AMGN, AAPL, GOOG, INTC, MSFT, XOM, CVX)

The Fidelity Contrafund has released its 2012 annual report for its shareholders. While the date is December 31, 2012, and the asset size is listed as more than $84 billion ...
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