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The Russia Crash Back On: Bears Loving Putin

Did you remember the White House saying to short Russian stocks in recent months as tensions were mounting between Russia and Ukraine and over sanctions? Well, their timing was way ...
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The Vladimir Putin Rally

In a speech Tuesday morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin struck both a defiant and a conciliatory tone. On one hand he accused the West of fostering a putsch in Kiev ...
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Does Putin Care About Russia’s Stock Market at All?

Vladimir Putin's decision to try to seize Crimea from Ukraine may make nationalists happy, but investors -- Russian or otherwise -- are getting clobbered. Russian stocks have been in a ...
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Russian ADRs and Funds Feeling International Exodus

The military actions in the Ukraine are costing Russia big time. Vladimir Putin received approval internally to use military action, but the men who approved the action may have cost ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Airlines, EA, Teradata, VMware, Walmart and More

Earnings season is peaking and analysts are making many ratings adjustments in their 2014 outlooks. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street analyst research reports each morning. Some cover ...
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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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Eight Countries With Credit Ratings Set to Rise Next Year

It seems that all of the nations around the world are facing sovereign credit ratings downgrades or warnings of downgrades. After the United States lost its prized "AAA" rating, the threat of downgrades ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ALTR, NLY, ADM, GLW, MCD, P, PTEN, PEP, RMBS, TKC, UA, VFC, VIP, XLNX, YOKU)

These are some of this Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) Started as Outperform at William ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AGU, CLH, COP, DNDN, FDX, IPI, KBR, MDR, N, NIHD, ORCL, MOS, SFSF, TXN, VLO, VIP, ZION)

These are some of this Monday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU) Raised to Neutral at Goldman ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BSX, CLF, DMND, EP, JNJ, JNPR, KNX, LPS, MBT, VIP, VMED, WYN)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Wednesday morning. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) Raised to Neutral at Goldman ...
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Daily M&A: The VimpelCom Surprise (VIP, MBT, VOD)

Russia is one of the great new investment frontiers which offers high rewards in a high risk-reward game.  When VimpelCom Ltd. (NYSE: VIP) announced that it was acquiring Wind Telecom ...
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Mixed Gains in Africa and Middle East Shares & ETFs (EGPT, AFK, FFD, TUR, TKF, ISL, EIS, GAF, APA, PTNR, VIP)

Oil was hitting highs earlier today despite a recovery in the markets that fell the most on Friday.  The situation in Egypt is not exactly getting better, but it has ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AXP, CME, GLW, DF, DNDN, DB, EXPE, KR, NEE, SOL, SAFM, TSN, VIP)

These are some of this Wednesday's key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls. American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) Started as Overweight at JPMorgan. CME Group ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AET, ATPG, BAC, C, CVS, FITB, GS, HEW, JPM, MS, NTRS, STT, UNH, VIP, WFC, WLP)

These are some of this Tuesday's top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street firms: Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) Started as Hold at Citigroup. ATP Oil ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AEG, BHI, BP, K, KKD, MBT, NAV, CRM, SLB, UTHR, VIP, WFT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning: AEGON NV (NYSE: AEG) Cut to Market Perform ...
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