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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

July 13, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.2% at 2,447.94 The DJIA closed up 0.1% at 21,555.35. Separately, the Nasdaq closed up 0.2% at 6,274.44. Thursday was a fairly ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Analog Devices, BP, First Data, GE, Goodyear, ITW, NRG, Palo Alto and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday after a strong ADP payrolls report but ahead of President Trump's decision on the climate accord. With a bull market that is more ...
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The 5 Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks for Q1

Between the November election and the end of 2016, the S&P 500 index gained 4.6%. Since the beginning of 2017, the index has added another 5.53%. The so-called Trump bump ...
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Why Analysts Are Growing Much More Bullish on Oil & Gas Stocks

Although the Trump rally has pushed the broad markets higher, the oil and gas industry has lagged the markets in this time. Over the past week, we’ve seen crude oil ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boeing, Capital One, CenturyLink, Morgan Stanley, NRG Energy, Vertex and Many More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Wednesday, after Tuesday finally broke a multiyear record for down days in the markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is still down less than ...
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Morgan Stanley Cuts Price Targets on Natural Gas-Related Firms

In a research note published Tuesday morning, analysts at Morgan Stanley had a lot to say about the energy industry, particularly the natural gas industry, and very little of it ...
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Top-Performing S&P 500 Stocks Already Showing Gains of 30% to 50% in 2017

With eight days of selling in the broader stock market, a feat not recorded since 2011, many investors may be worried that the Trump-bump post-election rally might be over. Time will ...
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Insider Buying Jumps as Market Rally Slows: SunOpta, Fiesta Restaurant, IFF, Chesapeake Energy, LaJolla Pharmaceutical and More

After a breathtaking rally that started with the election of President Trump, the huge parabolic upside move finally slowed some this week, and insiders took notice. For really the first ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades After Election: Ciena, CME Group, Energy Transfer, NVIDIA, US Steel and Many More

Now that the 2016 election is behind us, the market rallied sharply from the lows last week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting an all-time high. Bond yields are ...
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Utility Gains Look Tired, Deutsche Bank Still Has 3 to Buy

Well, it was good while it lasted, and boy did it ever. In the past five years the Dow Jones Utility Index is up a stunning 65%, and if you ...
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What Is Going on at NRG?

Electric utility NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) posted a surprise adjusted full-year net loss Monday morning of $91 million ($0.34 per share). On a GAAP basis, the loss totaled a ...
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Federal Reserve Won’t Raise Rates: 4 Big Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy Now

Needless to say with the January Federal Reserve meeting out of the way, we know that rates will stay where they were lifted to in December. And you know what? ...
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With Interest Rates Going Nowhere, Deutsche Bank Favors Utilities

After years of outperformance following the crash in 2007-2008 and the ensuing Great Recession, the utility sector was like a warm blanket to frigid cold investors. Solid dividends and a ...
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10 Worst Performing 2015 S&P Stocks Drop at Least 50%

The S&P 500 stock index was essentially flat for 2015. However, the 10 worst performing stocks dropped over 50%, and some by 75% or more. Dividends are included in calculations. ...
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Carl Icahn Trades Highlight Huge Insider Buying: Hertz, Cheniere Energy, Wynn Resorts, Energy Transfer and More

In a week when the market backed up on a crumbling oil market, insiders came out in full force to use the selling as an opportunity. Jefferies reported this week ...
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