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Verizon Is Best-Performing Dow Stock, Up 10%

After a sell-off that dropped the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) by 1.8%, the index is down 7% for the year so far to 16,204.97. Against that trend, Verizon Communications ...
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Tech Dominates Top Jefferies Value Stocks to Buy

The relentless volatility that has marked 2016 so far is doing something only a market sell-off can do. Many top blue chip companies that have performed well over the years, ...
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4 Incredibly Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy as Market Volatility Continues

Every time it seems safe to go back in the water, oil gets hammered and the stock market dives again. One very good sign is that most of Wall Street ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Pile on Alcoa, Freeport-McMoRan

As the markets tanked at the beginning of 2016, what were the short sellers up to? Perhaps not surprisingly, short interest was on the rise for most of the top ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, AT&T, DuPont, Fitbit, Huntington Bancshares, McDonald’s, Merck, Newmont, Sprint and More

Stocks were indicated lower after companies like Apple, Boeing and AT&T were taking shareholders down after earnings. The volatility in 2016 remains in place. While investors may have seen every ...
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What to Look For in AT&T Earnings

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.63 in earnings ...
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Top DJIA Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season for the fourth quarter of last year has ramped up, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy as Market Searches for Bottom

Was Wednesday the big wash-out that experienced traders are looking for? Was there enough panic and capitulation? The jury is still out. One thing is for sure, as weak holders ...
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Verizon Is One Stock To Hold As Market Collapses

A vault like balance sheet, decades of profit and dividend payments, presence in a growing tech sector, and several businesses nearly immune to recession. Verizon (NYSE: VZ). 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Unloved, High-Dividend Stocks With Big Upside Potential

This January sell-off has the same characteristics of every sell-off. Everything gets sold, regardless of the quality of the investment. In addition, it’s pretty clear that much of the selling ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Pfizer and Freeport-McMoRan on the Rise

General Electric saw its short interest drop sharply between the December 15 and December 31 settlement dates for the second period in a row. Meanwhile, among the other most shorted ...
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AT&T Offers New $100 per Month Unlimited Data Plan

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is starting off the new year with an offer of unlimited data for new and existing customers at a cost of $100 a month for the ...
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Verizon Still Expected to Have Solid 2016: AT&T and 4-Way Price War Be Damned

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) could have a better 2016 than it did in 2015. If you include the 4.9% dividend yield in a total return calculation, analysts on Wall ...
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Jefferies Dividend Franchise Picks Stocks to Buy on Sale After Big Market Sell-Off

After the first week of trading for 2016, many investors are feeling pretty queasy as we head into earnings season with the big banks leading off this week. With the ...
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5 High-Yield Defensive Stocks That Can Thrive in the 2016 Market Panic

Did the bull market just get seriously interrupted? Or did it actually end? That is what investors are wondering about 2016. The Dow fell by 2.2% in 2015, and that ...
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