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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Apple, Cypress, ITT, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated higher Tuesday morning. Despite the market being close to new highs, investors have proven over and over that they will buy value stocks or stocks that are ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Compugen, Juniper Networks, Suncor, Yingli and More

Stocks have bounced after a week of selling off, with Crimea easing and with short covering. Investors still remain wary -- they want upside, but want to avoid losses in the ...
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Oppenheimer Institutional Portfolio Team Shows Industrial Stocks to Buy

Barring a collapse in corporate and consumer confidence, the current slow but steady economic growth should continue, with some strong evidence that smokestack America will lead the way. Not coincidentally, ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: EA, Groupon, LinkedIn and More

We may have another monthly unemployment report out today, but investors and traders are still on the hunt for new research ideas in a strong bull market. The S&P 500 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AFFX, BUD, ACI, CREE, DDS, DLTR, FINL, AWAY, IMAX, ITT, LH, LIFE, MAR, P, PSX, DGX, RIMM, TIF, SPY)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Monday. Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFX) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs. Anheuser-Busch InBev ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BHI, BEAM, BA, CSCO, ECL, FXCM, GPS, GE, HPQ, IBM, IBKR, ITT, KMP, PAA, TAL, TER)

These are some of this Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) Cut to Market Perform ...
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Tyco Break-Up Chases ITT… GE or United Tech Moves Ahead? (TYC, ITT, UTX, GR, GE)

Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) already partly deconglomerized in a three-way break up of the company.  Now its core parent company is splitting up what is left of the operation ...
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Conglomerate M&A Rumors: Loose Lips Sink Ships (UTX, TYC, HON, TXT, GE, DBD, ITT)

There is value in the world of conglomerates.  The news flow is further evidence of that, but we have to throw up the caveat the driving force today should likely ...
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Can NASDAQ Create More Interest in Water Investing? (GE, MMM, AWK, NLC, ECL, ITT, INSU, TTEK, PHO, PIO, FIW, CGW)

There is a paradox when it comes to investing... All long-term portfolios need to have exposure to water investments, yet the reality is that investing in water is just not ...
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Top Earnings Previews For The Week Ahead (BIDU, NFLX, MMM, AMZN, BIIB, FSLR, F, JNPR, COP, GMCR, V, WFM, ALU, CHK, S, SBUX, TYC, AMGN, ITT, MRK)

Earnings season is in full throttle and many major companies are due to report in the week ahead.  Some of the key reports we are featuring for detailed earnings previews ...
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ITT Special Situation Break-Up Becomes More Clear (ITT, XYL, XLS)

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) is now forecasting more clearly what its special situation break-up will look like.  This was recently featured by 24/7 Wall St. as one of our picks ...
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Searching for Value in the Cyclical Machinery & Equipment Sector (ATU, AVY, DOV, ETN, ITT, ITW, PH)

Machinery stocks rank very high as far as “cyclicality”.... If there is a sector that is dependent upon the broad economy and global growth it is the machinery sector.  Machinery ...
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Gabelli Changes All ‘Focus Five’ Stock Picks (ASCMA, CCE, CVS, NAV, YHOO, BLK, ITT, MSG, NFG, NIHD)

Gabelli & Co. is rather well-known for looking at companies for their value in special situations and in possible mergers, to the point that Mario Gabelli is known as "Dr. Love" ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BIDU, CRL, CHK, CSCO, CSC, ENER, HUM, IPI, ITT, JCI, NYX, RL, WMT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. (NASDAQ: BIDU) Raised to Overweight at HSBC. Charles River ...
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Best Stocks Of The Week (NVDA, ITT, AAPL, GOOG, APOL, NFLX, CSTR)

S&P 500 WEEK TOP 10  (07 JAN -13 JAN) Ticker Weekly Price Change (%) Close Price 13Jan11 Close Price 07Jan11 Market Cap($Mil) NVIDIA Corp NVDA 17.7 23.39 19.87 13589.6 ...
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