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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Chipotle, Cypress Semi, Enterprise, Juniper, Kindred, Ocwen, Pac-Bio and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Friday morning, perhaps after excessive selling on Thursday. Investors have bought every single pullback for what is now approaching four years. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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UBS Makes Big Changes to Equity Focus List For March

The higher the markets go, the more the major Wall Street firms are becoming content to really start taking some profits off the table and shifting allocations to stocks that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, AmEx, Citi, MannKind, Micron, Ocwen, Seagate and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Tuesday after the Nasdaq hit 5,000 for the first time in 15 years. If there is one trend that has prevailed without fail for ...
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JW Marriott Opens Its Largest Hotel in North America

The luxury JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts division of Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced on Friday the opening of its largest North American property, the JW Marriott Austin. With ...
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America’s Best Run Companies

The stocks of many public companies have soared in the past year, even with a larger number of them posting only mediocre financial results. The overall market improvement has been ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allstate, Hecla, Hertz, MGIC, Nokia, Office Depot, P&G and More

Stocks were soft Monday morning on news that Japan is effectively back in recession. Still, investors have proven repeatedly that they will buy stocks that are discounted or those they ...
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UBS Adds 4 Top Stocks to Buy to the Equity Focus List

With the stock market possibly poised for a strong end-of-the-year run after the big Republican victory in the midterms, and a very positive earnings season that is winding down, many ...
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Do CEOs Use Social Media?

Some pretty high-profile CEOs have jumped on the social media train, but most are only occasional users of LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or other tools. The pace of adoption is picking ...
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Customer Service Hall of Fame

Which companies do Americans enjoy dealing with the most? Truth is, many of the names that top this annual list of best companies for customer service will not surprise you ...
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Ten Companies With the Least Valuable Workers

Revenue per employee is one measure of a company’s productivity. Some companies generate significant revenue per employee that runs into the millions of dollars. Others generate only a fraction of ...
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Nine Companies With the Most Unusual Origins

Some of America’s most well-known companies went through big changes before becoming the dominant corporations they are today. The origin of one of today’s most famous beauty products company is door-to-door book ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Container Store, HP, Verizon, 3D Systems and More

Stocks are close to their highs again and earnings season is winding down. Now investors and analysts are looking to properly balance their expectations for the rest of the year. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Gap, GE, 3D Systems and More

Earnings season and 2014 are both well underway, and investors are still positioning their portfolios for 2014. Each morning, 24/7 Wall St. looks over many Wall Street analyst research reports ...
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Oppenheimer Says Sell These Restaurant, Hotel and Gaming Stocks

For the past year and a half, top hotel, restaurant and leisure stocks have surged on investor interest and very positive sentiment from Wall Street analysts. In a research report out ...
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Another Banner Year for Online Travel

Total U.S. online travel-related spending came to about $103 billion in 2012 according to the latest data from comScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR). Air travel alone accounted for about two-thirds of ...
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