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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA Monday

May 2, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday with markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai closed for a holiday and Japan's Nikkei down about 3%. The failure of the Halliburton-Baker Hughes ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Tuesday

April 26, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday but dollar weakness pushed crude oil prices higher. The FOMC will end its April meeting on Wednesday, with observers expecting no change to ...
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50 US Companies Have $1.3 Trillion Offshore

Oxfam reports that 50 U.S. companies have $1.3 trillion offshore. It is hard to figure out why it matters to Oxfam, but the data are true nonetheless. Presumably if the money ...
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Merrill Lynch Adds Top Defense Stock to High Quality and Dividend Yield Screen

It seems almost incredible that it takes a month-long rally just to get the markets back to breakeven for the year, but that’s exactly what it has taken. With earnings ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Friday

April 1, 2016: Markets opened lower on Friday following the monthly employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5% and job growth was ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Wants You to Buy 4 High-Yield Dividend Aristocrat Stocks

One of the best investments that can be made is buying the S&P 500 dividend aristocrat stocks. That is a collection of 52 companies that have raised dividends each year ...
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Dollar Weakness Helps Dividend-Paying Multinationals: 4 to Buy Now

One thing that all the great management and product ideas in the world can’t help is currency strength, and for the past year the dollar has marched steadily higher against ...
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S&P 500 Moves Back Toward All-Time High

The S&P 500 reached an all-time high of 2,130.82 on May 21, 2015. As it approaches the anniversary of the peak, it may well surpass it. The S&P 500 currently sits ...
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More Dogs of the Dow Are Breaking Out With Upside

For the second time in less than a month, the Dogs of the Dow are receiving attention from a major Wall Street firm, and investors that bought the stocks are ...
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Merrill Lynch Adds 3 Top Stocks to High-Quality Dividend Yield Screen

We have talked about the underperformance of dividend-yielding stocks a great deal over the past two months. The brutal beat down of the markets since the start of the year, ...
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5 Blue Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Investing is something that many people make harder than it really should be. The biggest part of long-term gains in the market can come from the dividends that the top ...
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4 Ultra-Secure Dividend Stocks on Sale to Buy Now and Hold Forever

One nice result from the volatility in the markets over the past seven weeks is to lower prices on the stocks that investors who need consistent and safe income may ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks for 2016

Warren Buffett has now released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) as of December 31, 2016. That makes this the official Buffett stocks for 2016, but ...
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4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now If Continued Market Volatility Making You Queasy

It’s one thing to have scary up-and-down markets, but it’s quite another when there are very few alternatives. Income investors, and most investors in general, can’t “go to cash” as ...
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Procter & Gamble Earnings Top Estimates

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company had $1.04 in earnings per share (EPS) on $16.90 billion ...
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