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These 5 Sin Stocks Have Solid Upside Potential and Pay Big Dividends

One of the categories on Wall Street that some portfolio managers really don’t want to discuss in their portfolios is the so-called sin stocks. These are companies that sell tobacco and ...
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Why Jefferies Sees Massive Upside in Reynolds American Over Altria and Philip Morris

It is no secret that investors love dividends and that they love somewhat defensive segments. One of those is the tobacco industry. Despite all the negative long-term trends, investors have cleaned ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Barclays, E*Trade, Petrobras, Range Resources, Vale, Etsy, Jabil, Wix and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday morning ahead of the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision on interest rates. Even after last week's selling and more market volatility returning, ...
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How New E-Cigarette Rules Will Hurt Small Shops

Amid a storm of controversy, new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations on e-cigarettes went into effect Monday. Ahead of the new rules, a flood of new vaping products ...
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Merrill Lynch Out With Top Defensive Growth Ideas for Q2

Needless to say, the first quarter was the proverbial roller-coaster ride for investors. After a gut-wrenching 10% or so sell-off to start the year that lasted all the way until almost the ...
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RBC Loves These 2 Mega-Cap Big Dividend Paying Leaders

One of the best areas of the stock market to own has been the mega cap arena, and now may still be the best time to add these top stocks ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chipotle, Oracle, Orexigen, PulteGroup, Reynolds American, Valeant and More

Stocks were directionless on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates. With the Dow over 17,250 and the S&P 500 at 2,015, the markets are almost flat ...
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Why Altria and Philip Morris International Could Merge Back Together

One strategy for a company to unlock value for shareholders is to break itself up. That is what happened when Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) decided to split apart the ...
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Big Tobacco: Which of the Big 3 Is on Top?

Of all the billion dollar industries in the United States, few are dominated by so few large players than big tobacco. Last year’s merger between then second and third place ...
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4 Defensive Stocks Rising During 2016 Market Panic

The year 2015 brought a bull market interruption with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 2.2%. Now we have seen the worst start of a year since 2008 — and we ...
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Most of Top 10 S&P Stocks for 2015 Rise Over 50%

The top 10 S&P performers mostly have share prices that rose more than 50% last year. The list also contains many companies run by their founders, and ones that have ...
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Insider Selling Steady as Markets Remain Volatile: Aflac, Shake Shack, Raymond James, Range Resources and More

Numerous articles on financial websites cited rising insider selling this past week, and according to TrimTabs, November was the fourth highest month on record. Given the extreme volatility in September ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, CEVA, CONSOL Energy, Enbridge, NVIDIA, UBS, Visa and More

Stocks were lower on Tuesday after Monday's rally. Investors are still proving almost daily that they want to buy stocks on any pullbacks or any time a new opportunity arises. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Coach, Dollar General, Micron, VMware, Waste Management and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday after some recent volatility. Investors keep showing that they will buy their favorite stocks and other value stocks or opportunities when the opportunity is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, GM, Intel, Netflix, Paychex, Walgreens and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday after it looks as though the Greeks are going to try playing by the rules. Investors have proven over and over that they are ...
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