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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, Apple, Bristol-Myers, Citigroup, Ford, Groupon, Phillips 66, United Rentals and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday, and investors understand that the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq are all fighting for all-time highs again. The trend that has ruled without ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AutoZone, O’Reilly Automotive, Immunogen, Medtronic, Nike, OncoSec, Schlumberger and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Thursday, a day after the Nasdaq regained lost footing when the Dow and S&P 500 turned in mixed results. This bull market is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ciena, Comcast, Facebook, Mobileye, Netflix, Nokia and Many More

Stocks were marginally higher on Friday (a Friday the 13th, that is) on the heels of positive but not hot Producer Price index and retail sales data from December. Bank ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top 8 Stock Picks for the First Quarter of 2017

Now that 2016 has come to an end, it is important to look forward and backward for the new year. Many investment strategists have been issuing their top 2017 picks ...
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Merrill Lynch Out With 11 Top Stock Ideas for 2017

The clock is ticking on 2016, and what a year it’s been. With the S&P 500 looking like it may be a double-digit winner, as it is currently up over ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Brookdale Senior Living, Frontier Communications, Nike, Norfolk Southern, Pfizer, Nucor, Xylem and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Wednesday after Tuesday's larger sell-off. Investors have proved over and over that they will buy each pullback, high valuations and a seven-and-a-half-year bull market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Caterpillar, Illumina, Nike, Seagate, Twitter, Tyson Foods, Western Digital and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Tuesday after Alcoa unofficially kicked off earnings season. Despite high valuations and despite many economic and geopolitical hurdles, every sell-off in the market has been ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, CSX, Hilton, L Brands, Lockheed Martin, Salesforce, Teck Resources, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated a tad lower on Thursday, but not so much that the path of the day looks set in stone. The Dow and S&P 500 might be swinging ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Apple, Microsoft, Five Below, Ericsson, United Rentals and More

Stocks were looking for direction Friday morning, quite similar to Thursday morning. Still, with the market effectively being near 2016 highs, there has been a willingness for risk again. Investors have ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Clovis, CSC, Norfolk Southern, Sprint, Square, Western Digital and More

Stocks traded handily higher on Tuesday and economic data out of China actually was helping out futures again on Wednesday morning. Despite the major selling pressure that was seen in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Celgene, DigitalGlobe, Micron, Paychex, Bed Bath & Beyond and Many More

Stocks were indicated mixed on Thursday after a sharp rally on Wednesday. This is a shortened trading day due to Christmas coming tomorrow, and investors and traders who are around ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Bluebird Bio, Chipotle, Eli Lilly, Ferrari, Wells Fargo and Many More

Stocks had been higher on Monday but were really just looking for direction on Monday morning. Friday's 369-point gain barely made the week positive, but the trend that keeps emerging ...
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Canadian Pacific Reveals Details of Offer for Norfolk Southern

Canada-based railroad operator Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (NYSE: CP) released details Wednesday morning of a hostile takeover offer for U.S.-based railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC). The offer is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, American Tower, Calpine, Chevron, MGM, Phillips 66, Pure Storage and More

Stocks were lower in the wee-hours of Monday's premarket trading session and then were more mixed and looking for direction as the morning got underway. Investors have shown over and ...
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Will Drop in Railroad Traffic Hurt Berkshire Hathaway?

BNSF is the railroad Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) owns. Warren Buffett was the company's largest shareholder when he bought the 77.5% he did not already own for $26.5 billion ...
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