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Cigarette Use Among Young Drops, Posing Threat to Tobacco Industry

Teenagers are smoking and using e-cigarettes much less now than a year ago. The trend is a threat to the financial success of the tobacco industry, which needs younger smokers ...
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Merrill Lynch Gets More Bullish on 8 Top Stocks

Having a long-term perspective on the market is generally a good idea. It’s better to look past what could be a rocky path in the short-term if gains can be ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Alexion, Altria, Chipotle, MEI Pharma, Netflix, PayPal and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher again on Thursday, and the S&P is indicated to be above 2,400 and the Dow is to be above 21,000. The bull market is ...
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8 Defensive Stocks to Avoid a Market Sell-Off for the Summer of 2017

The year 2017 has not been a normal one at all for investors. The bull market is eight years old, and the Trump bump from late 2016 hasn't been met by ...
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Just 14 Stocks Have Created 20% of All Stock Market Gains Since 1924

In what truly is one of the most amazing statistics to ever come across our desks here at 24/7 Wall St., we recently saw a chart that showed that just ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Altria, Ford, GoPro, NVIDIA, International Paper, Transocean and Many More

Stocks have seen big swings in a mixed week. There was a dovish Fed meeting that gave no directional bias on rates, and now we have a much stronger than ...
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Merrill Lynch Out With Top Sector Picks for 2017: 7 to Buy Now

While most of the companies we cover on Wall Street have released their top high-conviction ideas for 2017, those usually number just eight to 10 companies. Merrill Lynch is out with ...
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Investors Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Altria Earnings

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS) and $6.25 ...
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Top 5 Earnings Coming Out on Wednesday

The Trump rally has helped push the broad markets to new highs but now they have been backing, off with the S&P 500 falling for its fourth day in a ...
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People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

The proposed $49 billion acquisition by British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT: BTI) of the 58% of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) that it does not already own will, if approved, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Altria, Anthem, United Continental, Blackstone, AMAG Pharma and More

Stocks hit all-time highs at the end of 2016, and they have been looking for direction after a gap-up did not really hold on the first day of 2017. With ...
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Why Jefferies Sees Massive Upside in Reynolds American Over Altria and Philip Morris

It is no secret that investors love dividends and that they love somewhat defensive segments. One of those is the tobacco industry. Despite all the negative long-term trends, investors have cleaned ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Barclays, E*Trade, Petrobras, Range Resources, Vale, Etsy, Jabil, Wix and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday morning ahead of the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision on interest rates. Even after last week's selling and more market volatility returning, ...
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Short Sellers Look Worried About High-Yield Defensive Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the July 29 settlement date are out. Investors and traders alike need to know that the short sellers are now fighting the market at all-time highs. ...
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How New E-Cigarette Rules Will Hurt Small Shops

Amid a storm of controversy, new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations on e-cigarettes went into effect Monday. Ahead of the new rules, a flood of new vaping products ...
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