Cisco, Boeing Lift DJIA on Monday

May 22, 2017: Markets opened higher Monday and although the ride has been a little bumpy, equities have remained around a narrow band near the indexes' daily highs. Among the ...
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Intel, Apple Prop Up DJIA on Tuesday

May 2, 2017: Markets opened higher again on Tuesday but the gains grew increasingly narrow throughout the day. The energy and consumer staples sectors led the losers while industrials and ...
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3M Shares Back Off Slightly After Earnings and Guidance Beat

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) released its most recent quarterly earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $2.16 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Alphabet, Amazon, AT&T and Other Key Earnings Coming This Week

The first week of earnings season was somewhat underwhelming as a whole. While some companies had amazing wins, quite a few fell short as well. 24/7 Wall St. has put ...
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5 Blue Chip Stocks That Could Explode With Big Institutional Buying

It’s no secret that many active portfolio managers in both mutual funds and hedge funds have underperformed their benchmarks over the past few years. With technology and health care the ...
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McDonald’s, Boeing Prop up DJIA on Friday

March 17, 2017: Markets opened higher again Friday and traded close to the break-even line until about noon when shares started moving higher. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were ...
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DuPont, Nike Lead Dow Higher Wednesday

February 22, 2017: Markets opened lower Wednesday after a solid report on existing home sales in January. Only the materials and utilities sectors traded solidly in positive territory today, but ...
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Cisco, Coca-Cola Hold DJIA Up on Thursday

February 16, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday but was unable to keep the ball rolling toward ever higher heights. The likeliest explanation is that some traders are booking profits, ...
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Forget DJIA 20,000 — DJIA 21,422 Is the Real Target!

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has finally managed to break above the elusive 20,000 mark. This is a monumental milestone for investors. Still, investors need to understand that the ...
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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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The Bullish View for Conglomerates in 2017: GE Over 3M and United Technologies

Last year was a huge one for the stock and bond markets. The bull market in equities has come close to being eight years old, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CONSOL Energy, Kroger, 3M, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Xilinx and More

Stocks are at all-time highs and the Dow closed within 100 points of 20,000 on Tuesday. Due to the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and an expected rate hike ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3M, Campbell Soup, Cracker Barrel, Deere, Johnson Controls, Panera and More

After the holiday shortened week, Wall Street now looks ahead to a full week of trading. After some very solid gains last week, which saw all the major indexes trading at ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie & Fitch, KBR, 3M, Netflix, Starbucks, HSBC and Many More

Equity markets seem as though they normalized after the massive post-election rally of the last two weeks. The markets were indicated up marginally on Monday morning ahead of the ...
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Old-School Dividend Growth Stocks the Way to Go Now: 4 Top Analyst Buys

They never saw it coming, a Trump victory, and the Republicans holding both chambers of Congress. The good thing for investors is the Republican leaders in the House and the ...
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