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Why Home Depot Dominates the Home Improvement Market

As of Wednesday's close, Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) sported a market cap of nearly $179 billion. Its chief rival, Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW), remains far in the rear-view ...
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US Homeowners Spent $221 Billion on Home Improvements in 2015

In 2015, U.S. homeowners spent $221 billion on home improvement, maintenance and repairs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS). The ...
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5 Merrill Lynch Dividend Stocks to Hide Out In When the Correction Comes

For investors not familiar with when or what “Black Monday” was: Monday October 19, 1987 was the day when stock markets around the world crashed, shedding a huge value in ...
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Why Lowe’s Earnings Are Pressing Toward New Highs

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company posted $0.86 in earnings per share (EPS) and $15.78 billion in ...
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Top 9 Retail Earnings Coming Out This Week

The first round of retail earnings has come and gone. Now we are seeing more major retailers getting ready to report. The broad markets have been on an absolute tear, with ...
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5 Cheap Stocks to Buy From Merrill Lynch’s Focus List for a Very Expensive Market

In the euphoria of the long-awaited push through the 20,000 level on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, there is a potential train-wreck waiting to happen, and investors need to be ...
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Top Analysts Love These 5 Buy-Rated Dividend Aristocrats for 2017

The pricier the market gets, the more it makes sense to stay with industry leaders, especially those that have paid and raised their dividends consistently. One of the most famous ...
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Merrill Lynch’s 5 Stocks to Buy for a Stronger Dollar

In some cases, with the U.S. dollar as the world's leading reserve currency, the strong dollar is a positive. But there is one group that the strong dollar hurts, and ...
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How 2017 Can Shape Up for Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Lowe’s

It is hard to imagine that the equity market rally at the end of 2016 was preceded by a weak spot in the economy ahead of the election. Still, that ...
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5 Merrill Lynch US 1 Stocks Could Be Poised for a Big 2017

With only two weeks left in 2016, we are starting to turn our attention to 2017, and it will be a year full of change. For the first time in years, ...
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Where the Black Friday Deals Are

A lot of ink has been spilled and a lot of pixels have been burned in the weeks leading up to Black Friday. In large part that's due to major ...
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Lowe’s Black Friday Deals Revealed

Home improvement giant Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW), like its rival Home Depot, does more business in the spring as consumers prepare to clean up after the winter and get ...
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Why Target Earnings Made the Cut

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Wednesday. This company is rounding out the major retailers reporting third-quarter results ahead of the ...
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Why Lowe’s Earnings Could Spell Disaster

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. Although shares of this home improvement giant have recently been making a push ...
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Top 11 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. Earnings season is starting to wind down, as most of ...
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