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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Charter Communications, DreamWorks, FedEx, Wells Fargo, Yahoo! and More

Stocks were looking for direction this Monday, ahead of a shortened week that actually will be full of economic reports. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each ...
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Cowen Raises Price Targets on Top Railroad Stocks to Buy

The transports are making new highs, and that is great news for stock market investors. As we have mentioned in the past, the overall stock market typically takes its cue ...
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Rail Traffic Jam Could Take Months to Clear, Hurt Earnings

Recent bad weather, a surge in crude shipments and a record grain crop have combined to create a jam in cargo delivered by rail. Train speeds have dropped around 9% ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Dividend and Yield Stocks to Buy During the Pullback

As the levels of panic start to rise in the market, so do the opportunities for investors who have put aside some cash in anticipation of the event we are ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Facebook, Manitowoc, Rio Tinto, Zynga and More

February is already here, and earnings season and the market sell-off have helped to create a very different landscape for investors in 2014. Investors are figuring out how to adjust ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: eBay, Microsoft, Norfolk Southern, Oracle and More

Earnings season is coming on strong, and analysts are still making many changes to their 2014 outlooks. At the same time, investors are still looking to better position their portfolios ...
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Jefferies Stocks to Buy That Will Benefit from Macro and Micro Themes

As the stock market continues its 1990s style rally, investors continue to keep a very close eye on changing strategies. High dividend stocks have given way to dividend growth stocks. ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Inch Downward All Day

July 24, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following upbeat estimates for eurozone flash PMI readings. In Asia, China’s PMI came in lower than expected, leading to more ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Dish Network, DuPont, Nucor and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell ...
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Top Transportation Stocks to Buy for a Strong Second Half of 2013

Transportation stocks are typically leading indicators for the economy and the stock market. They did well in the first half of the year, outperforming the S&P 500 by almost 4%, ...
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Deutsche Bank Transportation and Shipping Stocks to Buy Now

With the summer conference season in full swing, investors will head to Chicago for the Deutsche Bank Industrials conference this week. Deutsche Bank A.G. (NYSE: DB) analysts expect investors to ...
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Rail Cars Fill Up with Crude Oil, While Grain and Coal Shipments Remain Soft

In its weekly report issued yesterday, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) noted that rail carloads of petroleum rose 50.8% in the week, compared to the same week a year ...
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Jefferies Gives Industrial Stocks of the Month to Buy

Jefferies is out with its industrial picks of the month as stocks to buy. The higher the stock market goes, the more difficult it becomes for investors to put money ...
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Top Institutional Portfolio Stocks to Buy at Oppenheimer

Friday's nonfarm payroll number was a pleasant surprise. However, for real growth to return we need to consistently add 250,000 jobs per month. Our economy is sluggish at best, and ...
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U.S. Railroads: Do CSX Results Provide a Signal?

After CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) reported its first quarter results last night, investors began selling the railroad company’s stock and shares are down about 3% this morning. The company ...
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