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Jefferies Has Found Three Stocks That Are Top Leveraged Buyout Candidates

Over the past year and a half, Wall Street has seen increased leveraged buyout (LBO) activity within the specialty retail space. The most recent takeout announcement back in May was ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Post Gains Following Lower Open

U.S. equity markets opened slightly lower this morning, even though the report on new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits came in a bit lower than expected. The drag on stock ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Barnes & Noble, Vera Bradley and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell ...
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Jefferies Best Specialty Retailer Stocks to Buy

Consumer purchasing comprises almost 70% of the gross domestic product calculation. With a rising stock market and home values increasing, consumers are feeling better in 2013 than they have felt in ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 14, 2013: Markets Climb to New Highs Today (AMZN, EBAY, WFC, VMW, ETFC, BFAM, MW, VRA, LODE, SOL, AEO, MCP, ZUMZ, BWS, MGM, SD)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a better-than-expected report on new jobless benefits claims in the U.S. and a mostly inline report on producer prices (more coverage here). ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 13, 2013: Markets Hold On for Small Gains (BA, ORCL, WAG, YUM, EPB, DOLE, COOL, PPHM, EXPR, BFAM, MW, VRA, LODE, SOL, SPPI, VLO, EBAY)

U.S. equity markets opened slightly lower this morning following on some poor data on eurozone industrial production, which fell more than expected. Non-farm payrolls fell more than expected in France ...
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Trader Alerts: 9 Big Stock Movers This Wednesday (BA, CMG, DELL, FIVE, GNW, ONXX, VRA, WEN, YHOO)

Many stocks are on the move this Wednesday morning and we are covering some of the key winners and losers for our readers. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is trading lower ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — December 6, 2012: Markets Close Higher as Americans Shed Debt (JDSU, LGF, SCCO, SBUX, FIO, MW, SAI, VRA, LULU, SFD, TITN, HWD, PANW, SWHC, AKAM, T, ZNGA, GMCR)

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning following a decision by the European Central Bank to leave its interest rates unchanged (more coverage here). Third-quarter eurozone GDP was in line ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — December 5, 2012: Markets Close Mixed on Tech Weakness (ADTN, KMP, CLF, INTC, RAX, MFRM, P, FRAN, MW, SAIC, VRA, LULU, SFD, TITN, FCX, MMR, PXP, NOK, CHL, TIBX)

U.S. equity markets opened essentially flat again this morning as investors waited to see what would happen with the many data releases due out today. In Europe, the non-manufacturing PMI ...
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America’s Most Profitable Stores

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has the most successful retail stores by a wide margin. According to RetailSails, a retail and consumer goods consulting firm, the tech giant’s 372 worldwide locations ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 30, 2012: Markets Slide Waiting for Bernanke (HUM, YGE, AET, LPX, CTXS, LTRX, CHUY, TIVO, VRA, TD, OVTI, SAI, ZUMZ, P, CIEN, FSLR)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened lower this morning on an absence of new data from overseas and an expected drop in new claims for unemployment benefits did not ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 29, 2012: Markets Rise on Slim Economic News (WPI, SCHN, IBM, BIDU, IDXX, TFM, GCO, HNZ, ISLE, JASO, JOY, YGE, ZLC, LTRX, P, TIVO, VRA, TD, YELP, MCP, NOK)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened slightly higher this morning following an upward revision to the U.S. second quarter GDP growth reading to 1.7%, above the 1.5% preliminary reading ...
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24/7 Wall St. Top Analyst Calls of the Week (BSFT, FB, RAD, SNDK, STI, VE, VRA)

Each morning 24/7 Wall St. releases the top analyst upgrades and downgrades seen from Wall Street firms.  After reviewing those calls and other calls not covered in the morning summaries, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CHK, CIT, FB, GRPN, NSM, PHM, DGX, RAX, RYL, SHW, SLM, SYMC, TTM, VRA, VRSN)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Wednesday. Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) Raised to Hold from Sell at ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — June 1, 2012 (FB, HPQ, JWN, S, BX, MY, OVTI, RLD, VRA, AMSC, CIM, DG, GAME, CONN, GRPN, XRA, SPLK)

The three major US stock indexes opened sharply lower this morning on weak PMI reports from Europe and even weaker news on US employment (our coverage here). The US ISM ...
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