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Merck, P&G Lead Dow Stocks Higher Friday

January 20, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday as investors got little guidance from economic data (there was none) or earnings reports. Equities traded higher in the morning and dipped beginning ...
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Exxon Mobil, Merck Weigh on DJIA Thursday

January 19, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Thursday as investors appear to be waiting to what President-elect Donald Trump has to say in his inauguration speech on Friday. Only the industrials ...
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Merck Is Best Performing DJIA Stock So Far in 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Average came within a hair of reaching the 20,000 mark on January 6 but has since dropped back to close Friday at 19,885.73. Since the November ...
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Why 3 Analysts Upgraded Merck Simultaneously

It may seem hard to believe that a Big Pharma drug stock might be a favorite for the year ahead when the attacks against drug pricing and competition do not ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Declines Ahead of Trump Comments

The short interest data have been released for the December 30 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Merck, Twitter, US Steel, Disney, Xerox and More

Stocks were soft on Thursday morning but the directional move is not so great that there is much conviction set for the day. Trump's press conference on Wednesday created some ...
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Merck, IBM Pace DJIA to Wednesday Gain

January 11, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Wednesday as politics ruled the news. Energy was today's best performing sector even though the EIA inventory report was hugely bearish. Countering the ...
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Wednesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

Biotech and pharma companies were on the move Wednesday. A few of the smaller caps made tremendous gains on the day, while a couple of the major firms saw massive ...
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Forget 20,000: Why the 2017 DJIA Bull-Bear Outlook Points to 21,422

With 2017 well underway, the investing community needs to consider what happened in 2016, and they need to consider beyond the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hitting 20,000 for what ...
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Dogs of the Dow Could Be a Huge Winner Again in 2017

The higher the market goes, the riskier it is to have assets in the stock market. But the fact of the matter is, with bond yields low and the bond ...
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2017 Bull-Bear Case for Health Care: J&J, Merck, Pfizer, UnitedHealth

Major Dow Jones Industrial Average companies in the health care sector saw a relatively strong 2016, with most posting a solid gain on the year. One of these stocks was ...
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How a Slimmer Procter & Gamble Might Fare in 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out 2016 at 19,762.60 on December 30. It may not have hit the elusive 20,000 mark, but it ended the year with a gain of ...
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Nike, Verizon Lead DJIA Higher Tuesday

January 3, 2017: Markets opened higher Tuesday following the beginning of promised cuts to crude oil production by OPEC members and other nations as well as a strong report on ...
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Meet the 2017 Dogs of the Dow: Massive Dividends and Expected Upside

The year 2016 went out with a bang for stock investors after large November and December post-election rallying. Closing at 19,762.60 on December 30, the Dow Jones Industrial Average may ...
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Caterpillar, Intel Sink DJIA Wednesday

December 28, 2016: Markets opened higher Wednesday but any recovery from Tuesday's end-of-day selling failed to materialize. Trading reversed course from Tuesday, where every S&P sector showed a gain, to ...
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