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15 Top Defensive Stocks for the Next Recession at Nosebleed Valuations

With a bull market that is now well over 10 years old, and with a global economy that is facing slower growth ahead, many investors are wondering how they should ...
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FOMC Minutes Contain Few Game-Changing Views

If the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rates at the end of July wasn't strong enough, there is another chance to evaluate the same data from ...
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7 Big Oil & Gas Stocks Analysts Want You To Buy Now

The energy sector used to be rather dominant in the weighting of the S&P 500. In 2019, it's hard to find investors who are all that eager to buy into ...
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Defying Logic: Germany Sells 30-Year Bonds for Negative Yields

The media loves pointing to the inverted yield curve, negative interest rates and the imminent recession. There might be a reason why it matters, even if the media keeps jumping ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, BP, Ciena, Chevron, Cree, Exxon, Home Depot, Medtronic, Nvidia, Urban Outfitters and More

Monday's gain and the initial higher open on Tuesday faded into a sell-off as investors dipped back into less risky assets, but Wednesday's major equity indexes were indicated to open ...
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Cree Adds Huawei Woes on Top of LED Softness

Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) is riding a trend of secular change in the world of LED lighting. The problem is that LED bulbs aren't always as fast a growth segment ...
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Endo Benefits Greatly From Potential Ohio Opioid Case Settlement

The opioid crisis has been devastating to many families and communities throughout America. After years of making major profits from the sale of opioids, many drug companies have come under ...
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How Much Has the Shale Boom Boosted GDP During the Great Recovery?

If you have been out to West Texas or driven through much of North Dakota where unconventional oil drilling has taken off, it's obvious that a lot of money gone ...
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Hidden Value and Upside Seen in Newest Solar Stock of 2019

Sometimes, timing is everything when it comes to investing. Many companies come public just in time to catch a major sell-off in the broader market indexes, and the performance after ...
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Is the Beyond Meat Huge Analyst Upgrade Conflicted?

Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) has been the story of the year, when it comes to initial public offerings and the follow-on interest. After pricing its IPO at just $25 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Beyond Meat, Bio-Rad, Dell, HP, Jumia, Nabriva, PG&E, Salesforce, Sarepta and More

Last week's worst one-day sell-off was followed by three straight days of rallies, and the losses have been effectively wiped out. Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Tuesday ...
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8 Dividends Yields of 10% and Higher That May Have Upside Potential

Investors love their dividends. These payouts over time can supplement income needs for retirement, and they also can be reinvested to grow total returns over many years. A statistic commonly ...
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Which Internet Leaders Will Do Best (and Worst) in the Next Recession

The financial media has used the term "recession" more than it should be allowed to. That said, the pain of the Great Recession makes for more than just water-cooler talk ...
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Is PG&E Doomed All Over Again?

PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) is a utility that is too shaky for almost any type of investor. After all, the utility sector is supposed to be very defensive and come ...
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A 14% Dividend Yield That Can Keep Growing With Over 25% Implied Upside

It's no secret that investors love their dividends. Some statistics in the media have pointed to dividends accounting for half of total returns over time. While high dividend yields can ...
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