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American Express Leads DJIA Stocks for Analyst Upgrades List in 2017

If you have followed the saga of American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) for the past decade, you have probably noticed that it has migrated from an enviable company with a ...
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Analysts from Major Firms Issue Top Technology Stocks Picks for 2017

As 2016 has ended and 2017 is afoot, it is important to consider what may be coming ahead rather than just relying on what happened in the prior year. A ...
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Key Technology Stock Picks From Top Analysts for 2017: Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, NVIDIA and More

Now that 2016 and its post-election rally are in the past, it is important to look forward. Investors are expecting gains to continue in 2017, which would make the bull ...
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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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Dogs of the Dow Could Be a Huge Winner Again in 2017

The higher the market goes, the riskier it is to have assets in the stock market. But the fact of the matter is, with bond yields low and the bond ...
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The Bull-Bear Case for DJIA Financial Stocks in 2017: Amex, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Visa, Travelers

Now that 2016 has ended and 2017 has begun, it is important to reflect on what has been seen and what should be expected in the year ahead. The Dow ...
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How Apple Has to Play a Role in Lifting the DJIA Well Beyond 20,000 in 2017

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares generated a return of 12.5% in 2016, with its shares ending the year at $115.82. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed out the year ...
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7 MLP Giants That Keep Raising Distributions, Even Through Recent Hard Times

With oil having rallied massively from its 2016 lows, the investor interest in the energy sector has come back strong. The post-election rally also seen as pro-energy, and that is ...
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How IBM, Intel and Cisco Will Play Into DJIA 20,000 (or 22,000) in 2017

As the year gets off to a start, it is important to think about where the markets came from in 2016 and where they stand at the start of 2017 ...
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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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Why the 2017 Disney Bull-Bear Case May Have Low Bar for Expectations

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) managed to return just 0.67% for shareholders in 2016, with a $104.22 closing price on the last day in December. Its paltry dividend yield accounted ...
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Why the Verizon and AT&T Bull-Bear Case Looks Questionable in 2017 Versus 2016

After a strong market performance in 2016, many investors have been flipping and flopping over whether they should own growth stocks or income stocks. It may be that they should be looking ...
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The Bullish View for Conglomerates in 2017: GE Over 3M and United Technologies

Last year was a huge one for the stock and bond markets. The bull market in equities has come close to being eight years old, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
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How Nike, Under Armour and Lululemon Can Recover for Investors in 2017

In 2015 it seemed as though nothing could go wrong in the sportswear and athleisure sub-sector in apparel. Then came 2016 and something hit the proverbial fan. Investors in Nike ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top 8 Stock Picks for the First Quarter of 2017

Now that 2016 has come to an end, it is important to look forward and backward for the new year. Many investment strategists have been issuing their top 2017 picks ...
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