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Cowen’s Top Defensive Stocks to Buy in a Choppy Market

The violent moves in the market are making some people nervous, and probably making momentum stock traders sick to their stomachs. High beta names are the first to rise in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo Education, Ford, GM, Alkermes, Cognizant and More

The S&P 500 hit yet another new all-time high this week, but many investors remain worried about buying the top or getting caught in a sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Close with Small Gains

July 17, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and managed to hold onto a decent gain following a day of ups and downs as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke ...
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Closing Bell for Tuesday on Wall Street: Markets Waiting for Bernanke Testimony

July 16, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened a bit higher this morning but almost instantly turned lower and remained in the red virtually all day. In Europe, Germany’s ZEW economic ...
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Five Companies That Should Double Their Dividends — or More

It seems that investors suddenly have grown to dislike dividend-paying stocks, if you have been watching many of the riskier, high-dividend and high-payout sectors while interest rates have been on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Positive Views from Wall Street

Investors are on the hunt for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. Each and every morning we review many fresh research calls from Wall ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BK, CPHD, C, DOLE, FITB, FSLR, FSL, ILMN, JNJ, JPM, LULU, MSFT, SKT, TXT, UA, URBN, USB, WFC)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research firms this Friday. Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK) cut to Neutral ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ABT, AMD, BCS, GE, GOOG, HOG, ISRG, KEY, MRVL, MSFT, NOK, NVDA, PM, SNDK, SON, TXT, VZ)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) raised to Outperform at Wells ...
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Carl Icahn Demands Four Navistar Board Seats

Activist investor Carl Icahn is nothing if he is not persistent. He is now calling on Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) to make four board seats available to shareholders immediately. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADTN, AB, ANH, CRUS, CLWR, CS, XOM, GNC, HAIN, HTS, HPQ, HUM, LLL, NOC, RS, SWY, TXT, TFM, TA, VSI, WFM)

These are the top analyst calls of upgrades, downgrades, and initiations we have seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) cut to Neutral at Credit ...
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As the World Burns… Buffett & Berkshire Spending Billions For Private Jets and Mortgage Assets (BRK-A, BRK-B, TXT, FIG)

If you have watched the flow of news out of Asia and Europe over the last month, you might have had a reason to think that the world was going to hell in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CCL, CHK, LNG, CQP, CREE, EXPE, FTE, GOOG, JNS, KR, MGM, ODP, OMX, PVH, RL, TEF, TXT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Wednesday morning. Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) Maintained Hold but cut ...
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Conglomerate M&A Rumors: Loose Lips Sink Ships (UTX, TYC, HON, TXT, GE, DBD, ITT)

There is value in the world of conglomerates.  The news flow is further evidence of that, but we have to throw up the caveat the driving force today should likely ...
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The Best Value Stock in Conglomerates, Dividend Lovers (GE, UTX, BRK-A, HON, MMM, TXT, TYC, ITT, IYJ)

The latest carnage in the market has left some companies at valuations that are getting hard to ignore, even knowing about the harder economic times. Value investors invest before recessions, ...
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Valuing The Best Conglomerate For The Second Half of 2011 (GE, UTX, BRK-A, HON, MMM, TXT, TYC)

24/7 Wall St. has been using valuation analysis for value investors for a couple of weeks and we wanted to review the conglomerates in a search for the best value ...
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