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8 Oil and Gas Stocks That Analysts Want You to Buy Now

The week of September 23 was somewhat of a strong one for the oil and gas industries. Sadly, that strength wasn't seen late on Friday. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude is again trading ...
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Why Jefferies Sees Massive Upside in Reynolds American Over Altria and Philip Morris

It is no secret that investors love dividends and that they love somewhat defensive segments. One of those is the tobacco industry. Despite all the negative long-term trends, investors have cleaned ...
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5 Overvalued Stocks in a Highly Valued Stock Market

If the S&P 500 is valued at 18 times forward earnings, does that mean that the market is wildly overvalued? If a company's stock price is valued at 50 times ...
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Major Blue Chip Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades in Apple, Intel, Caterpillar, Gilead, JPMorgan and Nike

The week of September 9 ended on a sour note after more Federal Reserve jawboning about the need for rate hikes ahead. Regardless of any market weakness, the reality is that ...
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Analysts Increasingly Ambitious About Micron’s Recovery for 2017 and Beyond

Shares of Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) have been in recovery mode. Much of the gain comes from expectations rather than from proven major recovery. That is what often happens ...
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Credit Suisse Focus List Has Catalysts for 30% to 50% Upside Picks

The bull market is now seven and a half years old since the V-bottom in March of 2009. Equity valuations are rather high at 18 times expected S&P 500 earnings. ...
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Is Pier 1 Losing Its Best Shot at a Turnaround?

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) gave a business update after the markets closed on Wednesday, revising its preliminary results and guidance and announcing a transition in management. Anytime there is an ...
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The Day After: Why Analysts Really Like the Spectra Energy and Enbridge Merger

Sometimes mergers offer great scale. Sometimes they offer great opportunities for streamlining and much lower cost rationale for a combined entity. Other times they are just smoke and mirrors or ...
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Why AMD’s Securities Offering Is Positive Despite Shares Falling

Any time that investors see a stock down 6% or more, they probably aren't going to be too keen on hearing that the drop is actually supposed to be good ...
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6 Well-Known Stocks With Superb Charts but Sky-High Valuations

The bull market has now reached the ripe age of seven and a half years old. Stocks are valued high, at more than 18 times forward 12-month earnings for the ...
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8 Big Dividend Hikes Expected Before Year-End

It is no secret that investors love dividends, and companies raising dividends are prized above and beyond others. The bull market is now seven and a half years old, and ...
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7 Tech Stocks So Strong That High Valuations Might Not Even Matter

The bull market is now seven and a half years old. Stocks are valued high at 18 times forward 12-month earnings. It's an election year, and investors keep proving over ...
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5 Speculative Biotech Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Massive Upside

We are coming into the fall and the third quarter, after a surprisingly solid push from the markets over the summer. Analysts may say it isn’t fundamentally sound but that does not ...
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Walgreens

2 Huge Thumbs-Up for Walgreens Boots Alliance, With Rite Aid Hanging in the Balance

It is not that often that one company gets two huge thumbs-up from analysts in the same week when there is not an earnings report. That is the case for ...
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9 Energy and Metals Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Stocks are trading close to all-time highs and this bull market is now seven and a half years old. Metals and energy prices have rebounded sharply so far in 2016. Most ...
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