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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Thursday: Markets Open Higher, Maintain Positive Trend Today

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a report on U.S. unemployment that was better than analysts expected (more coverage here). There were literally hundreds of U.S. companies reporting ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Intuit, MetroPCS and More

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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A Lesson in Irony: Moody’s Downgrades S&P Parent

In what could turn out to be one of those pot-calling-the-kettle-black moments, Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO) ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service yesterday cut the debt rating of The McGraw-Hill Companies ...
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An Angie’s List for Debt Ratings?

The difference between professional services reviews posted to Angie’s List Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) and book reviews posted at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) or the number of video views counted at ...
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Why Do Americans Buy Undependable Cars?

The top-selling cars in the U.S. in January came from General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) with total sales of about 195,000 vehicles, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) with sales of ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — February 12, 2013: Markets Close Mixed in Another Yawner (CHK, FB, LVS, RGLD, DD, LGF, AVP, CPLA, FOSL, HERO, LVLT, KORS, RAI, KO, MHP, TRP, RATE, BWLD, CLWR, RAX, CMCSA, DF, DE, TOT, ZNGA, LDK)

U.S. equity markets opened about flat this morning on another day devoid of significant data releases. In Asia, markets in China and Hong Kong remain closed for the holiday, but ...
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McGraw-Hill’s Results Reflect Effects of Sale

The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (NYSE: MHP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 earnings before markets opened this morning. Quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $0.72 on $1.23 billion in revenues. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — February 11, 2013: Markets Open Lower, Lack Enthusiasm (SCHW, SIAL, TSO, WFC, AOL, CCJ, L, NAT, WPP, LGF, AVP, CPLA, FOSL, HERO, LVLT, KORS, RAI, KO, MHP, TRP, ZNGA, DMND, STRZB, SNE)

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning on a day that may be the least active of the year so far. The major Asian exchanges are closed today, with Shanghai ...
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Moody’s Solid Results Not Likely to Move Shares

Ratings agency Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 results before markets opened this morning. For the fourth quarter Moody’s reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.70 ...
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Media Digest (2/8/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Southeastern Asset Management, Dell's (NASDAQ: DELL) largest shareholder, is unhappy with the price of the LBO. (Reuters) The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 787 has been approved for test flights. (Reuters) ...
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Media Digest (2/7/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Brief government spending cuts brought on by disagreements in Congress could badly hurt the economy. (Reuters) Earnings at Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) are fueled ...
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European Natural Gas Trading Gains Some Transparency

In the wake of the rate-rigging scandal with Libor rates, the G20 group of nations has been trying to reform the way benchmark prices are set in the energy business. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — February 5, 2013: Markets Recover from Yesterday’s Slump (CLWR, M, SWC, DRI, UNH, CYOU, GCI, HUM, GOLD, RCL, SPG, CLX, APC, BIDU, EW, YUM, AGCO, AGN, ACI, ADM, ARMH, BP, ETN, EL, SIRI, K, CMG, EXPE, GNW, TTWO, DIS, ZNGA, CVS, MRO, NUS, RL, SYT, TWX, DELL, OPXA, MHP)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and maintained their upward momentum for essentially the whole day. Lacking any really bad news from Asia or Europe, U.S. markets shrugged off ...
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What Took the Justice Department So Long on S&P Charges?

Justice delayed might be not be justice denied, but as far as many regular U.S. citizens are concerned it seems justice was denied when it came to bad behavior during ...
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Media Digest (2/5/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

The United States begins a lawsuit against McGraw Hills Companies Inc.'s (NYSE: MHP) S&P for its role in the mortgage-backed paper debacle. (Reuters) BP PLC's (NYSE: BP) fourth-quarter profits are ...
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