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3M, Chevron Pull Dow Higher Wednesday

August 17, 2016: Markets opened slightly lower Wednesday following a slide in European markets. Utility stocks were the leading sector while consumer discretionary stocks weighed most heavily. WTI crude oil ...
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4 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now and Hold Forever

The last time all three of the major U.S. stock indexes hit record highs at the same time was December 31, 1999, and like today there were concerns, like the ...
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How Just 7 Stocks Can Take the Dow Up to 20,000 and Beyond

The bull market lives on in 2016, and it is now nearing six and a half years of age. Stock market valuations are high at about 18 times forward year ...
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Merrill Lynch Bullish on 3 Blue Chip Dividend Leaders for Rest of 2016

As we near the end of July, we are also nearing the end of the second-quarter earnings reporting season, and for the most part it has been solid, and the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chipotle, 3M, Mobileye, Netflix, Seagate, Yahoo and Many More

The stock market is close to all-time highs again, but stocks were indicated marginally lower on Tuesday morning. The market has moved past the Brexit uncertainty and does not even ...
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Top Jefferies Value Stocks to Buy Now in a Pricey Market

After years of relatively benign volatility, investors are getting a taste of something they are not very accustomed to. The Volatility Index (VIX) has been elevated since the start of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the DJIA Monday

June 20, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday as sentiment waned that the U.K would wave goodbye to the European Union. Utilities was the only sector on track to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Thursday

June 16, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday but equities showed some spunk by trading on an upward trend for nearly the whole day. Asian and European markets traded lower and ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA Higher on Thursday

May 26, 2016: Markets opened higher again Thursday but both the Dow and the S&P weren't up to the task of trading higher for long. The S&P 500 finally poked ...
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GE

Why Investors Remain So Focused on GE Over Other Conglomerates in 2016

Investors have a mixed history of how they view conglomerates. They are supposed to be preferred companies in times of uncertainty, but that was not the case during the Great ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow on Monday

May 23, 2016: Markets opened essentially flat Monday following some weakness overseas on economic data from Japan and the eurozone. Bayer's $62 billion offer for Monsanto boosted U.S. equities a ...
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Money

25 Companies Raising Their Dividends for 25 Years or More

Investors love when companies pay dividends. More specifically, they love companies that are raising their dividends year after year. There exists a classification of dividend payers known as the Dividend Aristocrats. These ...
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10 Stocks to Own for the Decade

With the bull market having halted its seven-year rise, investors are wondering which stocks they should be comfortable with and which ones they should be worried about. The reality is that ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Wednesday

April 27, 2016: Markets opened lower Wednesday and traded lower until the FOMC announcement in the mid-afternoon. The delay on raising rates and at least some observations that a June ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Tuesday

April 26, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday but dollar weakness pushed crude oil prices higher. The FOMC will end its April meeting on Wednesday, with observers expecting no change to ...
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