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Jefferies Has 5 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy for 2017

Needless to say, the past two years have been rough on biotech. So rough in fact, that a basket of the largest capitalization stocks now trades with a price-to-earnings growth ...
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Forget 20,000: Why the 2017 DJIA Bull-Bear Outlook Points to 21,422

With 2017 well underway, the investing community needs to consider what happened in 2016, and they need to consider beyond the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hitting 20,000 for what ...
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Morgan Stanley: How an iPhone Super Cycle Will Drive Apple Shares Much Higher

If one company is the most loved on Wall Street and Main Street alike, it would still have to be Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Despite having made many people rich ...
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Why 2017 to 2018 Could Be Boom Time for Private Equity

With the bull market nearing eight years old, it has been impossible to ignore the stock market rally since the election in November. Investors are cheering that the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Coca-Cola, NVIDIA, Procter & Gamble, Texas Instruments, Transocean and More

Stocks came within cents of hitting Dow 20,000 on Friday but failed to cinch the formal 20K print. Futures were indicated marginally lower on Monday after a lack of overseas ...
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4 Top Banks to Buy With Potential to Beat Q4 Expectations

Despite the bank stocks taking off after the election in early November, one huge wild card remains out there for investors that hold or are considering adding some of the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cognizant Tech, Etsy, GoPro, Illumina, Shake Shack, Travelers and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower after a more or less inline payrolls report from the Labor Department. The Dow was indicated down 21 points and the S&P 500 ...
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These 5 Biotech Stocks Could Be Big Takeover Targets in 2017

After a very tough year for the biotech stocks last year, they initially jumped after the election of Donald Trump as investors hoped that the rhetoric on drug pricing would ...
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Why the 2017 Bullish and Bearish Outlook for Microsoft Looks More Bullish

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) generated a total return of 15% in 2016, and it ended the year at $62.14 a share. Over half of those gains were from the fourth quarter ...
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Jefferies Has 4 Red-Hot Top Consumer Discretionary Restaurant Buys for 2017

Like many sectors in the S&P 500, the consumer discretionary, and especially the sub-sector of restaurants, had a nice run following the election as investors considered the favorable potential from ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chipotle, Hilton, Macy’s, Mastercard, Mylan, Valero, Western Digital and Travelers

Stocks were strong as could as could be at the end of 2016 on the wave of a massive post-election rally. They have traded only marginally higher so far in ...
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Merrill Lynch’s 5 Top Large Cap Oil and Gas Stocks for 2017

After oil collapsed in early 2016, the bears continued to circle like vultures and maintained that $20 a barrel or even lower was possible. Of course after the February lows ...
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Why This Analyst Sees 2 Enterprise Software Players Doing Much Better in 2017

Overall, 2016 was a difficult year for software growth stocks. For most of these stocks, the year kicked off with a big downturn through early February but broke even by ...
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SunTrust Still Bullish on Chips for 2017 Despite Huge Run Last Year

It seems like it would be safe to say that when 2016 started nobody saw the huge run coming in the semiconductor stocks, especially the ones that were more skewed ...
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Top Oil & Gas Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Chevron, Nabors, Occidental, Shell and Many More

This year is sure starting out in a different spot than 2016 was for the oil and gas companies within the energy sector. Oil may have sold off big on ...
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