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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Randgold, Royal Dutch Shell, Sysco, Tesla and More

Stocks were indicated up on Thursday ahead of Friday's key unemployment and payrolls report, but the ADP payrolls report may have soured expectations. With the Dow now down about 500 ...
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4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now, Even as the Market Gets Extended

The way 2016 started off, it looked like we were in for a very dreary year. By mid-February the market had dropped a stunning 11.4% in six short weeks. The ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 3 Top Energy Stocks Rated Buy Yielding 4.5% or More

It almost seems funny now when talking heads on the financial networks talk about interest rates shooting higher on the 10-year and 30-year U.S. Treasury debt. Oh sure they are higher ...
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Shell Aramco Split Means No Oil Production Cut, Rising US Stocks

Since July, oil and stocks have traded in tandem. Heavy selling days in stocks that began at the start of 2016 came together with plunges in the oil market. Relief ...
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Goldman Sachs Makes Major Ratings Changes to Its Oil Outlook for Stocks and Prices

Of all the brokerage firms that can make waves with new sector and market research calls, Goldman Sachs would be considered at the top of the list. After all, Goldman ...
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The Bleak Texas Energy Jobs Picture in 2016, and the Coming Spillover Elsewhere

The jobs market is all peachy in Texas. At least that is what the monthly reports from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) would indicate. What must be kept in mind ...
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2 Mega-Cap Value Plays If Oil Turns Around

From $50 a barrel during the middle of October, benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude has declined more than 30% to trade at $34 lows by mid-December. The unwillingness of ...
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Big Oil to Outperform Amid Signs of a Bottom

The last major bottom in oil came in on February 19, 2009, at $33.87 a barrel. What we saw then was a false bottom in the upper $40s two months ...
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5 Big Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Has oil finally found a bottom for breathing room? The answer to that question varies handily from investors and the market and industry participants. After touching $40 earlier this year, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Analog Devices, Intel, Oracle, Royal Dutch Shell, Twitter, Under Armour, Whiting Petroleum and More

Stocks were mixed in the wee-hours of futures trading Wednesday, but they have since decided to turn positive. A trend that just will not die is that investors step up ...
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Big Oil Faces 20% Drop in 2015 Cash Flows

If Moody’s Investors Service is right, the world’s largest oil companies will experience a contraction of 20% in their cash flows in 2015. The conclusion is based expectations of continued ...
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5 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Investors are still buying the dips in their hunt for value. Now that the stock market finally corrected more than 10% before recovering, many sectors have stabilized. Others remain in ...
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3 Jefferies Top New Value Stocks to Buy Now

With a huge rally and then another sell-off continuing to add volatility into the markets, it may be time to make some shifts in strategy. While the rally was heartening, ...
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7 Energy Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

With the stock market having entered the first official correction in about four years, many investors are looking for value. Some of that value may even be coming from places ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Airlines, CyberArk, Delta Air, First Solar, VMware and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower again on Tuesday after weak data out of China, like that somehow couldn't be seen coming. Investors have so far bought the dips and sell-offs, but ...
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