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Recovery and No Inflation Driving European Rate Cut Hopes

The U.S. Federal Reserve may have slashed the Fed funds rate as low as humanly possible. After all, how can you beat zero percent (actually targeted 0.00% to 0.25%)? The ...
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Italian Asset Sale News Could Save PIIGS Telecom Giants

They say that some banks are too big to fail, but Italy is among the nations in the PIIGS, and it is simply "too big to bail." That means Italy has ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: Aflac, Cisco, Cree, Nike and More

Now that volatility is back in stocks and now that a government shutdown is taking hold, investors and traders alike have to be wondering whether they should be buying stocks. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CIT, Intel, Nike, J.C.Penney and More

As a government shutdown and debt ceiling debate rage on as new (or repetitive) market risks, investors have to decide which stocks to buy and which to sell or avoid. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Blackstone, Boeing and More

It is a new week, and stocks are back in the interest of the public after recent gains. Now investors have to decide which stocks are still buys, while also ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Micron, Tesla, Morgan Stanley and More

Investors often see analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms, but it is frequent that they do not hear when a firm says to sell a stock. 24/7 Wall ...
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Italy Borrowing Costs Hit Two-Year Low

Italy is one of the PIIGS, and therefore one of the big troubled spots for investors to keep their eyes on. The good news is that if the hangman is ...
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Texas Instruments Warms Investors Hearts

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) reported first quarter results after markets closed today. The semiconductor maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.32 on revenues of $2.89 billion. ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (APC, AAPL, BSFT, CAT, EA, FIO, GMAN, BTU, RFMD, TI)

Investors and traders are constantly looking for new ideas that will generate profits. 24/7 Wall St. looks over research calls from all over to find great ideas, from value stocks ...
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PIIGS KILLERS: Italy PM Vote Threatens Austerity, All Over Again

What happens when you put a vote out to the people about whether or not their benefits and public spending should be cut to appeal to international creditors? If you ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — November 23, 2012: Markets Higher on Throngs of Shoppers (E, PQ, TI, NOK, BIG, JOSB, SDRL, RIMM, KITD, MCP)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after taking a day off to celebrate Thanksgiving. Reasonably good news out of Europe this morning on several fronts. First, PMI numbers were ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AGU, AZN, BEBE, BRCD, CHUY, PB, QSII, ROST, SCCO, STO, STEM, TI, VNTV)

These are the top analyst calls of upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Monday morning. Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU) named as Bull of ...
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Telecom Dividend Bubble Grows, But Euro-Telecom Players Create Caveats

We have recently warned about a dividend bubble that is inflating in the high dividend yield stocks like the telecom giants.  Both AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. ...
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Fitch Joins E.U. Downgrade Waves (EWK, IRE, EIRL, IRL, EWI, TI, EWP, STD)

Fitch has joined in on the European sovereign credit rating downgrades.  First it was S&P, but we might argue that this should have mostly been factored in already.  Is it ...
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European ADRs Surging on Global Central Bank Action (ALU, MT, BHP, STD, IRE, CS, UBS, DB, FTE, PHG, ERIC, NOK, NBG, SI, TI)

The action out of China's virtual easing by lowering reserve requirements was already a boost to global markets, but the coordinated central bank efforts of the U.S., Canada, Europe, Switzerland, ...
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