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Six Undercovered Dividend Hikes That Really Stand Out

This last week was less noisy on the corporate news front now that earnings season has ended, but several dividend hikes took place which should really matter to investors. The ...
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Companies Profiting the Most From War

Global military spending was down in 2012 for the first time since 1998. And for the second year in a row, arms sales from private industry to governments were down ...
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Defense Stock Surge Ignores Possible Budget Cuts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was to release a budget proposal Monday that would reduce the size of the U.S. Army to levels not seen since before World War II. So, ...
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UBS Very Cautious on Defense Stocks: Entire Sector Near All-Time Highs

Despite budget cuts and battles within the Congress, the defense sector has spent the past two years chugging higher despite the potential cost cutting overhang. In a very volatile political ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Citrix, Google, LabCorp, Raytheon and More

Friday marks the end of January, and barring any major unexpected snap-back rally, it is going to be a down month for the stock market. Now investors and analysts are ...
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Oppenheimer Institutional Ideas as Stocks to Buy for Year-End and 2014

As we head in to the final month of what has been a tremendous year for the stock market, the 24/7 staff is reviewing what the major Wall Street firms ...
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Jefferies Now Sees Top Value Stocks Outperforming Growth Stocks

This year has been a tough one for value investors. The rage has been growth stocks, especially the momentum names, and the more conservative value names have been left behind. ...
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Lockheed Martin and United Technologies Cut Layoff Plans

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), the world’s largest defense contractor, had said on Friday that it would furlough some 3,000 employees as a result of the federal government shutdown. By ...
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Defense and Warfare Stocks Starting to Gain from Syria Military Action

It was barely over a week ago that we couldn't help but notice how the aerospace and defense stocks were getting hit hard to lower share prices despite the notion ...
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Why Defense Stocks Are Selling Off Ahead of Syria Military Action

When nations go to war, the so-called military industrial complex is generally considered to be the real winner when it comes to the economic side of the equation. Warfare is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: Baidu, Tesla, L3, OpenTable and More

Investors and traders seem to be constantly looking for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each ...
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Can Defense Contractors Retaliate Against China for Patent and IP Theft?

News is out almost daily of China and other nations stealing sensitive data in hack attacks and via corporate espionage efforts. Most of the time it is over bank security, ...
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Goldman Sachs Stocks to Buy in Defense and Warfare

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) is known rather well for making sector-moving research calls that create ripples due to the vast amounts of money that can flow in and ...
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American Counterterrorism and Homeland Security Companies

It feels almost like the news flow from 11 years ago is repeating itself, as terrorism is back in the headlines and in the breaking news in America. First it ...
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U.S. Companies That Track Terrorists, Aid Homeland Security and Sell to Law Enforcement

America lost its ability to ease into the thought that it was safe again on Monday after the Boston Marathon bombs killed three people and injured more than 100. This is ...
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