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4 Big Banks Still Valued at or Under Book Value After Earnings Gains

Earnings season for the fourth quarter is bringing some very mixed fanfare for investors at a time when economic numbers are slowing and earnings growth is expected to be easing. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, Caterpillar, Chevron, CSX, Kimberly-Clark, Nautilus, Netflix, Signet, Valero and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on renewed trade hopes on Friday. Still, the Dow Jones industrials had rebounded more than 1,500 points from the lows of January 3. Investors have ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Cars.com, CVS, Electronic Arts, Halliburton, PNC, Salesforce, Walgreens, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Thursday, now that the Dow Jones industrials have rebounded over 1,500 points from the lows of January 3. The markets also are paying homage to ...
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Merrill Lynch Calls for Big Upside in Life Insurance Sector Leaders

It has been a while since there has been much great to say about the banking and financial sector leaders. That said, the woes of the big banks might not ...
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This Is How Long You’ll Wait at 40 Largest Airports

One thing that is supposed to run smoothly every day in America is the airport traffic sending the millions of weekly travelers here and there around the country and to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Caesars, Dell, Devon Energy, HPE, NetApp, Nordstrom, MetLife, Snap and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday after two days of weaker opening indications. Still, the ultimate 155-point rally in the Dow Jones industrial average to 24,065 on Tuesday now made ...
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What Americans Should Know About Tuesday’s Failed Brexit Vote

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, was a big but not so bright day in the United Kingdom. The British Parliament delivered a very wide defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed ...
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Sports Auction for the Record Books – Jackie Robinson’s First Baseball Contracts

The world of vintage sports collecting has evolved from a cottage hobby to big money, make that serious money, over the years. Whether it's Honus Wagner baseball cards, certain game-worn ...
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Trouble for Greece and the Greek Banks, All Over Again

If there is ever a country in Europe that seems to always have some strife, Greece has to top of the list. Many investors and economists have been worried about ...
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Routine Event Brings Irregular Selling in Top Marijuana Stock

Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY) was one of the major winners of both legal cannabis and in the realm of initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2018. After the company priced its ...
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What a Monthly Price Hike Really Means for Netflix and Its Bottom Line

Inflation may be tame, and many companies may not have endless pricing power as the economic readings have come in soft in recent weeks. Just don't bother applying that to ...
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Producer Price Index Moves From Inflation Back to Deflation

Not that long ago, the Federal Reserve and the financial markets were worried about endless inflation ahead. Zoom forward into 2019, with lower oil prices and the Fed admitting it ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, Bunge, Cardlytics, Cisco, Citigroup, Deere, Dell, Edison, Newmont, Oracle, PG&E and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Tuesday after a small drop in the major equity indexes on Monday. It is important to keep in mind that the Dow Jones industrial ...
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The 10 Best American Stocks to Buy as China’s Economy Tanks

While economic growth in the United States has slowed, the reality is that growth has been better than in China coming into 2019. China's economy officially is still growing faster ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Annaly, Alcoa, Carvana, Crown Castle, Delta, Northrup Grumman, PG&E, Snap, Teradyne, Western Digital, XPO and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower again on Monday morning as earnings season kicks off with the major banks set to report. Note that the Dow Jones industrial average had ...
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