Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

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J.P. Morgan’s Top Stock Picks for the Second Half of 2014

After a solid first half of the year that saw the S&P 500 rise almost 7%, many of the firms that we cover on Wall Street are out with their ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3D Systems, BlackBerry, Coach, Oracle, Trina Solar, Kroger and More

It is Friday and stocks are looking for direction after new highs this week. Investors and traders are now routinely told that the bull market has become a stock picker's ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, F5, GNC, Garmin, SunPower, Tyson and More

It is Wednesday and stocks are trying to find direction ahead of the Fed meeting. Investors and traders keep hearing that the market has morphed into a stock picker's market ...
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UBS New Stocks to Buy for Growth at a Reasonable Price

If there was ever a time to get an update on one of the top lists of stocks to buy on Wall Street that we cover here at 24/7 Wall ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DSW, Expedia, Orbitz, SanDisk, USG, Williams and More

It is Tuesday and stocks are trying to hold gains ahead of this week's Federal Reserve meeting. Investors have seen some volatility arise again, and they keep hearing that the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, AmEx, Dish, Exelon, GNC, Medtronic, Micron and More

It is Monday, and stocks are indicated lower again ahead of the open. Investors keep hearing that the market has moved on from a raging bull market to a stock ...
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Medtronic and Covidien Deal Is All About Taxes and Dividends

The $42.9 billion merger between medical device makers Medtronic Inc. (NYSE: MDT) and Covidien PLC (NYSE: COV) was officially confirmed early Monday morning by the two companies. Medtronic will pay ...
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Four Top Medical Device Stocks That Are Takeover Candidates

The medical device segment has long been one of consolidation and mergers. The incredibly intense competition within a field that is growing exponentially as the global population ages almost makes ...
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Medical Device Maker’s IPO a Modest Success

Some initial public offerings (IPOs) are considered a huge success if the stock appreciates more than about 20% on its IPO date. To some, though, that's an unsuccessful launch from ...
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Oppenheimer’s Stocks to Buy That Yield More Than the S&P 500

With volatility edging ever higher, investors have to look for at least a synthetic hedge to help them should there be a sizable correction. One of the best is solid ...
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UBS Top Dividend Stocks to Buy as Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price

For some time we have kept a close eye on the UBS Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price list (Q-GARP) of stocks to buy. The firm focuses on names that ...
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Deutsche Bank’s Eight True Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy Now

The rising volatility in the stock market has become somewhat similar to the yellow light on a traffic light. No reason necessarily to stop, depending on where you are, but ...
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UBS Dividend Ruler Stocks to Buy for 2014 and Beyond

Equity investors are enjoying very nice gains in 2013. So far the S&P 500 is up 26.6%, the best performance since 1998. But the story is very different when UBS ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Lululemon, Priceline, Sprint, Tesla, Twitter and More

Earnings season is now winding down and stocks keep challenging new all-time highs. Now investors and traders alike are starting to decide how to best position their assets for 2014. ...
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Top Oppenheimer Health Care Stocks to Buy for 2014

Health care has been a top sector for investors this year. The research team at Oppenheimer continues to believe that health care remains well positioned to deliver further market-topping returns ...
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