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Short Sellers Flee Major Banks and Brokers

The news short interest figures are out for the September 15 settlement date. Short sellers have made some key changes in the major money center banks and bulge-bracket brokers that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Auxilium, Ericsson, GoldCorp, McDonald’s, Micron, Sarepta and More

Stocks were firm on Wednesday morning after two days of selling. With markets close to all-time highs, most investors still seem eager to find bargains or overlooked equity stories. 24/7 ...
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Top Stocks That Will See Huge Buying in S&P Index Quarterly Rebalancing

All stock market indexes rebalance on a quarterly basis, as price movement constantly upsets the actual percentage that is supposed to be allocated. With the S&P 500 being the most ...
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What to Expect at BofA, Morgan Stanley After Other Big Bank Earnings

Tuesday morning reports from both JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) continued the string of positive earnings reports from Wall Street's biggest banks. ...
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Weak Trading and Lower Investment Banking Revenues May Hurt These Banks

The good old days for bulge bracket banks on Wall Street are in the rear-view mirror, especially when it comes to trading revenues and proprietary desk trading. Add in a ...
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Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Want Out of Commodities

Big banks that once made big bucks in physical commodities markets are now looking to pull out of those markets as new rules regarding capital requirements for those physical holdings ...
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Morgan Stanley Stays Profitable

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Thursday. The big bank reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 on revenue of $8.8 billion. In the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citigroup, Equinix, IBM, Visa, Yahoo, Walmart and More

Stocks have been trying to recover from their sell-off, but investors remain wary. Equity investors want upside from stocks, but they also want to avoid a market correction or a ...
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Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Take Beating in Investor Survey

J.D. Power released its 2014 U.S. Full Service Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study. Citigroup Inc.'s (NYSE: C) CitiCorp and Morgan Stanley's (NYSE: MS) Asset Management took terrible beatings from respondents ...
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Bank by Bank Dividend and Buyback Hike Approvals After Fed Review

Wednesday's big announcement is that the Federal Reserve did not object to the capital plans for some 25 of the 30 banks under review which were participating in the Comprehensive ...
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Morgan Stanley May Sell Swiss Private Bank

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reportedly is considering its options, including a possible outright sale, for its private Swiss private banking business. The private bank has about 10 billion Swiss francs, ...
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UBS Scans Stock Alternatives for Much Higher Yields

One of the terrible things about taking interest rates to near zero and keeping them there is the savers in this country get murdered. Long gone are the 5% CDs ...
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NQ Mobile Clawing Back Gains

Chinese Internet service provider NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) was attacked by short selling firm Muddy Waters LLC in late October and the company’s share price tumbled from a 52-week ...
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Key Changes in Financial Stock Short Interest

Short sellers are often an interesting lot to watch. The old saying is that financial stocks are indicators of broad market strength or weakness, so that makes it imperative to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, Micron, Starbucks, Twitter and More

We are halfway through the first full week of trading in 2014. Analysts are out in droves with many ratings changes this week, and some stocks have managed to pull ...
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