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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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4 Dividend Stocks That Would Thrive Under a Donald Trump Presidency

With the party conventions out of the way, we are now just about 100 days out from the general election, and regardless who wins it looks to be a historic ...
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13 Large US Companies With Little or No Brexit & Europe Woes

OK, so we all know now that Britain voted to leave the European Union. All the polls told you not to worry about that happening, but then it happened. The ...
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8 Post-Brexit Stock Winners For All Types of Investors

When times get tough, equity investors often flock to defensive stocks. This is traditionally food and water, utilities, consumer products, tobacco, beer and booze, and other things that people have ...
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8 All American Companies Which Could Care Less About Brexit

Britain has voted to leave the European Union. They never shared currencies, but they shared in trade and in many common laws and practices. One of the side outcomes of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alaska Air, Altria, GoDaddy, GoPro, LinkedIn, Navistar and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Tuesday ahead of this week's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and decision on interest rates. Long-term bund yields in Germany also just went negative for ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees Altria Stock Rising

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) recently reaffirmed its guidance after posting its first-quarter results. This stock is often thought of in high regard as a defensive stock and even held ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, BB&T, Capital One, CenterPoint, Occidental Petroleum, Vale, Workday and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Monday morning, but the futures were lower toward the opening bell versus the earlier hours and overseas trading. With the Dow still down about ...
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EU Court Ruling Against Tobacco Is Bad News for Philip Morris

In 2014 the European Union adopted a strict anti-smoking law that banned menthol cigarettes, ordered larger warning labels on cigarette packaging, and set limits on how much nicotine could be ...
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4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now, Even as the Market Gets Extended

The way 2016 started off, it looked like we were in for a very dreary year. By mid-February the market had dropped a stunning 11.4% in six short weeks. The ...
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Battered Dollar Bill

How a Weaker Dollar Will Help 4 Top Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks

After over a year and a half of almost solid upward appreciation by the U.S. dollar, the tide appears to have finally turned some. In fact, after six consecutive quarters ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Exelon, General Dynamics, Mattel, Philip Morris, SanDisk, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were looking steadily lower on Thursday ahead of the three-day Easter weekend. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both went positive for 2016 last week, but now ...
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