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Waste Management Gets Big Analyst Nod After Pullback

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) has likely found a new friend on Wall Street. The independent research firm Argus raised its rating on the waste management services giant to Buy ...
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How to Value Strategic Hotels in a Buyout

Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) has been thrown around as a would-be takeover target before, and Credit Suisse decided to take a look back at its value prospects ...
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How an Underwhelming BlackBerry Upgrade Rocks Shares Higher

Whenever investors see a big stock pop higher on an analyst upgrade, they generally think that the rating means the stock is now a "screaming buy" or something close to ...
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Analyst Stays Mega-Bullish on Azure Midstream After Distribution News

Azure Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AZUR) is one of the high-yield master limited partnerships (MLPs) that has a distribution, or a payout yield equivalent, that is well north of 10%. ...
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Could GM Really Be Worth Almost 50 Percent More?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is in a very strong position looking to the future. The company has open avenues to pursue both domestically and in China. With this position, ...
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Merrill Lynch Top 5 Earnings Momentum Stocks in the S&P 500

Analysts are constantly using quantitative screens to search the stock universe for what is the best performing category. In a recent report from Merrill Lynch's Savita Subramanian, the superb strategist ...
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Cowen Raised Price Targets On 4 Top Growth Stocks

While the long awaited correction may have to wait a day as the markets look ready to rebound, the good news for investors is the economy is looking better and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, BlackBerry, GM, PayPal, Teva, Yelp and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning after 5 days in a row of selling. Yet again we see the trend of investors finding a reason to buy every stock ...
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Teladoc Shares Sell Off Despite Positive Initial Analyst Coverage

Teladoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) was a hot initial public offering this summer, and shares remain 50% higher than at the time of the IPO. The company sold some 8,250,000 shares ...
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Merrill Lynch Says 2 Land Drillers Have Massive Upside Potential

If any sector has been taking a beating it’s energy, and the price of crude continued the downward spiral last week to under $50 again. With West Texas Intermediate 20% ...
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Jefferies 3 Top Technology Growth Stocks To Buy

Despite the stock market getting bombed last week, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average actually falling back into the red for the year, things may not be all that bad. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, Chesapeake, Facebook, Qualcomm, Weatherford and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower by almost 1% on Monday after China's Shanghai market suffered its biggest loss in about 8 years on Monday. The one trend that has held up ...
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6 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You To Buy Now

Earnings season is well underway, Greece may be closer to being resolved, and China and Iran are being factored into the markets. Still, the S&P 500 slid 2.2% this last ...
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Can Twitter Catch Social Media Mojo?

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.04 in earnings per share (EPS) on $481.13 ...
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What Analysts Have to Say About Amazon After Earnings

Analysts are beginning to weigh in on Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) after it reported second-quarter 2015 results after markets closed on Thursday afternoon. The online retailer posted diluted earnings per ...
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