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World’s Largest Food Producers Also Among World’s Largest Polluters

If the world’s 10 largest food producers were a country, that country would be the world’s 25th largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHGs), pumping out more pollutants than Finland, Sweden, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMR, Endo Health, T-Mobile, VIVUS and More

This week marks the last one of major earnings reports, and both the DJIA and S&P 500 Index have recently challenged new all-time highs. Investors and traders have to wonder which ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Baidu, GE, Tesla, Valero and More

Investors and traders alike are looking for ideas and recommendations now that the government shutdown is here and with a debt ceiling debate ahead. Each morning 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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UBS Offers Eight Well-Known International Large Cap Dividend Ruler Stocks

With yields on 10-year Treasury bonds up nearly 1.5% since early May and briefly touching 3.0% last week, the impact of higher rates on stocks continues to be top of ...
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Procter & Gamble (PG) Succession Plan Won’t Fill CEO Job with Strong Candidate

The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) board will set a competition among four senior executives to replace new CEO A. G. Lafley, who has been chief executive officer before and ...
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Can New P&G CEO Change Global Economy?

Old Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) chief executive A.G. Lafley will rejoin the company he used to run and replace CEO Bob McDonald. For Lafley to turn P&G around, he ...
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UBS Offers Global Dividend Ruler Stocks to Buy: Total, Teva, TD and More

Total return is always the name of the game when it comes to investing success. Stocks that pay dividends on a regular basis help smooth out the rough spots when ...
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Big Dividend Yields From UBS Dividend Ruler Stock List (UBS, AZN, TOT, INTC, BTI, RTN, TD, NU, UL, NEE, JNJ)

S&P 500 dividend growth continues to outpace earnings growth, a trend that likely will continue for a few more years. Low yields on fixed income alternatives and historically low dividend ...
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Stocks to Buy: Fortune’s 10 Picks for 2013 (ALGN, PNR, GILD, MCO, PAY, USB, F, CMCSA, UL, FMS)

Fortune is out with its top 10 stock picks for 2013. The list was divulged on CNBC late on Wednesday afternoon and was based on a survey of fund managers ...
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Unilever Seeks Buyer for Its Skippy Brand

Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL) is reportedly in search of a buyer for its North American peanut butter brand Skippy. The consumer goods giant has hired Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ) to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AKS, ALU, AWK, APA, AF, AZK, DRI, HBAN, PHG, LTD, PIR, Rl, RL, UL, URBN, VIP, WBMD, WCC)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Wednesday morning. AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) Raised to ...
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M&A Surprise: Carl Icahn Offers Sneaky Acquisition For Clorox (CLX, IEP, JEF, PG, UL, CL, KMB)

13D filings are often full of surprises, and this morning is no exception.  Carl Icahn has an amended filing this morning regarding his 9.4% stake in Clorox Corporation (NYSE: CLX).  ...
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New Bond Mutual Fund Theme: A China Bond Fund For U.S. Investors

U.S. investors are now getting a Renminbi (Yuan) and bond fund to invest in via an open-ended mutual fund structure.  An announcement has been made by Guinness Atkinson Asset Management ...
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Commodities Watch: Zinc Could Be China’s New Copper; Cocoa Rises on Short-Covering; Corn, Wheat Sink (TCK, XSRAY, AAUKY, NIB, KFT, UL, ADM, GIS, K, CORN, DBA)

Today's commodities news starts off with bursting warehouses full of zinc, an unexpected rise in cocoa futures, and an equally unexpected fall in corn and wheat prices. The stockpile of ...
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Five Second Place Companies That Are Number One For Investors

One of the few bits of investing conventional wisdom that nearly everyone accepts is that people should always look out for number one.  The problem with following that advice is ...
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