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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision Blizzard, Boeing, FireEye, Gilead, Groupon, Netflix, Pandora and More

Stocks were trying to stage a solid bounce on Friday despite Japan reopening weaker. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst reports each day to find new investing and trading ...
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Natural Gas Price Slips on Soft Demand

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 70 billion cubic feet for the week ending February 5. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Dish, First Data, Level 3, Regions, SolarCity, Tesla, Twitter, Visa and More

Stocks had tried to find some footing this week, but now the pressure from European banks was too much and stocks were getting pounded. Fed Chair Janet Yellen was not ...
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Cities With the Most (and Least) Empty Homes

Across the United States, the average vacancy rate was 1.6% at the beginning of February, according to new data from real estate research firm RealtyTrac. Several of cities with the ...
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Who Won Super Bowl 50? Beyoncé

Last Sunday's Super Bowl was the most watched ever on mobile devices. In fact it was the most-watched-on-mobile football game ever. But the star of the show was singer Beyoncé, ...
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Crude Oil Stockpile Slips, Refining Runs Continue to Fall

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 800,000 barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial crude ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, BBVA, Dean Foods, SolarCity, Valero and Many More

Stocks got a big boost on news that Janet Yellen is talking down the Federal Reserve's desire to hike interest rates no matter what. Investors in 2016 have used rallies ...
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Small Business Optimism Slips in January

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for January fell 1.3 points from 95.2 in December to come in at 93.9. ...
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Midwest Gas Prices Hit 12-Year Low

Pump prices for gasoline could be well on their way to less than a dollar a gallon in some parts of the Midwest as refiners begin the switchover in production ...
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December Foreclosure Inventory Remains Highest in New Jersey, New York

In the month of December, 32,000 U.S. home foreclosures were completed, down 2.4% month over month and down 22.6% from a total of 41,000 in December 2014, according to CoreLogic. ...
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OPEC Oil Production Rising, Non-OPEC Falling: IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) issued its monthly Oil Market Report on Tuesday morning. In the February, report the IEA said that January's global crude oil supply declined by 200,000 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Freeport-McMoRan, Kinross Gold, Pfizer, Plains All American, Salesforce, Tesla, Yelp and More

Stocks were getting pounded on Tuesday. The selling pressure seems to not have an end in 2016, even after investors successfully bought every dip for over four years. It still ...
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Oil and Gas Capex Needs to Fall Another 30% in 2016: IHS

By now, investors know that the low prices for crude oil and natural gas, while they may be welcomed by consumers, are putting enormous pressure on the exploration and production ...
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Millennials Plan to Spend $290 on Valentine’s Day Activities

One of the memes currently making that rounds is that millennials care less about stuff like cars and houses, and more about experiences like dining out or taking vacations. More ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Athenahealth, Baker Hughes, Cisco, LinkedIn, Orbital-ATK, Tableau and Many More

Stocks were getting pounded on Monday after a rough Friday, on the continuation of oil and a weak Europe, even as China was closed for Chinese New Year. The stock ...
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