Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Coca-Cola, Duke Energy, Microsoft, Oracle, Visa and More

Stocks were soft on Tuesday after mixed fanfare on Monday. Investors are still looking for opportunities now that some stocks have pulled back. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst ...
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Empty Classroom

MIT Is Top University in the World

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), known for graduating some of the world's greatest minds in physics, biology and economics, has been rated as the top university in the world. ...
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Amazon Is Google’s Top Search Advertiser

Online retailer Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent $158 million in 2013 to buy search advertising from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), nearly twice as much as the $82 million that second-ranked ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMC, ADP, Barrick, Cree, Rackspace, Walmart and More

Stocks were looking for direction Monday morning after having pulled back off of all-time highs. Investors are still looking for opportunities. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst reports each ...
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global economy

OECD Cuts U.S. GDP Improvement

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its interim economic assessment Monday morning, saying that the global economy continues to expand at a “moderate and uneven pace.” The ...
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Journalists Are Largest Drinkers of Coffee

Marketers of coffee may want to take note that their best customers are journalists. Long hours and rigorous deadlines may be the reason. According to research blog Pressat: Out of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar Stores, Lululemon, Netflix, Sprint, T-Mobile, Alibaba and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday morning and the markets may finally be poised for a down week. Still, investors seem to be looking for opportunities with overlooked stocks or ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: JDSU,, Palo Alto, Petrobras, SeaWorld, Twitter, Yandex and More

Stocks were weak on Thursday morning, and the markets are showing that they can take at least a little bit of a breather. What is interesting is that investors are ...
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Digital Piracy

Home Depot Data Breach May Have Hit 60 Million Customers

A data breach recently disclosed by Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) may have been one of the largest of all time. In total, the number of customers affected reached 60 ...
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The Most Educated Countries in the World

More people access higher education today than ever before. One in three adults in developed countries held a college degree in 2012, a substantial increase from 2000 when just over one in five had ...
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Social Media

Do CEOs Use Social Media?

Some pretty high-profile CEOs have jumped on the social media train, but most are only occasional users of LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or other tools. The pace of adoption is picking ...
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Crude Price Tumbles as Gasoline Stockpile Booms

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 1 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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OPEC Confesses Slower Demand for Its Oil

In its monthly Oil Market Report for September, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) lowered its estimate of demand growth for 2014 and 2015, bringing its forecasts more in ...
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investor research

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, eBay, Netflix, Mobileye, Tiffany, Twitter and More

Stocks were looking for direction in the early indications for Wednesday. Still, investors are looking for opportunities with stocks effectively at all-time highs. Each morning of the week, 24/7 Wall ...
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House for Sale

Mortgage Loan Rate Dips on Jumbo Loans

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 7.2% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index, following a rise of ...
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