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4 Ultra-Safe Stock Picks as Market Becomes Dangerously Overbought

While the market continues to roll on to record highs, one thing is becoming ever more evident: Turning to the bond market is hardly a safe alternative to equities, and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADS, Swift Transportation, Seagate, Synchrony, United Continental and More

The futures traded flat Tuesday morning, but the market seemed to be casting a wary eye around the world as tensions are heightened, not only in the Middle East, but in ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Comerica, General Mills, Mastercard, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and More

Wednesday the Dow Jones Industrial Average tried to continue its march to 20,000 but sold off later in the trading session after the Federal Reserve finally raised interest rates for ...
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Starbucks Adds Pumpkin Spice K-Cups

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has reached an agreement with Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) to sell its popular pumpkin spice latte in Keurig's K-cup format. The flavor is one ...
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Massive Restaurant Trades Highlight Insider Selling: BJ’s Restaurants, Darden Restaurants, Delta Air Lines and More

For the second week in a row, the insiders at major companies have decided that the markets have moved high enough that it is time to take some money off ...
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Pinnacle Foods Moves to Acquire Boulder Brands

Both Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF) and Boulder Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDBD) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Boulder Brands by Pinnacle. Ultimately ...
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Massive Number of Companies Raising Over $4 Billion in Secondary Offerings

Whether the market wants to sell off or wants to again go back and challenge all-time highs, a slew of companies have filed to raise billions of dollars worth of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Twitter, Disney and More

This story has been updated to reflect late-day moves. It is Thursday and stocks are mixed, again trying to find direction for the day. The bull market has continued in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Intel, Lululemon, MannKind, Marathon, Occidental and More

It is Friday (the 13th, mind you) and stocks are trying to find direction after a couple of big selling days this week. Investors keep hearing that the raging bull market ...
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Tyson Wins Hillshire for $8.55 Billion

The bidding was fast and furious, and from the point of view of Hillshire Brands Inc. (NYSE: HSH), very satisfying. Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced Monday morning that it ...
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Hillshire Brands Bidding War: Patience Paying Off for Sara Lee Investors

It's been two years since the old Sara Lee business was broken up, but as the bidding war over Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) proves, there was a lot of pent ...
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Hillshire Gets a Sweetened Offer From Pilgrim’s Pride

Chicken processor and prepared-foods maker Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (NYSE: PPC) raised its buyout offer for Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH) to $55 a share late Monday. The offer is all ...
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Fortune 500 Companies Reach All-Time Sales Record

The 500 largest corporations in the United States posted profits of more than $1 trillion last year, the first time ever to reach that level and, of course, a new ...
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Pinnacle Foods in a Pickle Over Buyout Offer

Pity poor Pinnacle Foods (NYSE: PF). After receiving a buyout offer from Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) for $6.6 billion it was at the top of the world, with its shares hitting ...
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Playing Chicken: Tyson Raises Stakes in Bid for Hillshire

Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the nation's largest food-processing companies, has made an offer of $50 a share in cash for Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH), trumping Tuesday's ...
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