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10 ETFs to Avoid a Stock Market Crash (and Maybe Even Profit From It)

  What was supposed to be a shortened week with lower trading volume ahead of Thanksgiving has turned into a serious disappointment. With major selling in the three broad ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADT, Apple, BP, Ciena, Exxon Mobil, Fortinet, JD.com, Micron, UDR, Western Digital and More

  Stocks were hammered on Monday and were indicated to open handily lower on Tuesday due to another disappointment from Boeing and due to poor retail stock earnings reactions. ...
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Barclays Sets S&P 500 Target of 3,000 for 2019

  It's way too soon to bet on how the end of 2018 is going to pan out. This would imply that it's even harder to start predicting how the ...
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Three Airline Stocks Set to Fly Higher Than Their Peers

  The U.S. airline carriers have been given a deep-dive review from Credit Suisse on Monday as the firm initiated coverage on the sector. Credit Suisse initiated airline sector ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Air, BlackBerry, Mallinkrodt, PG&E, RingCentral, Southwest Airlines, Yeti and More

  Stocks were indicated to open lower on Monday after weekend news that sounds like a China trade deal is not on the way very soon. Investors have been ...
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Have Nvidia Analysts Now Set the Bar Too Low?

Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) was up 2.6% at $202.39 ahead of the quarterly report, but the stock came down handily after earnings and guidance. While the news was far ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Goldcorp, Home Depot, JC Penney, Nvidia, PG&E, Qualcomm, Target, Taiwan Semi, Weatherford, Yamana Gold and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Friday after trying to stage a strong recovery on Thursday. Investors have faced numerous waves of selling in 2018, and they also have ...
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Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Make Major Changes to Equity Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2018, and many key changes have been seen. Warren Buffett still runs Berkshire Hathaway and, ...
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Why the Rest of 2018 May Reward Etsy Shareholders Even More

Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY) was featured heavily in Wednesday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades, which is produced daily. Most analyst calls are calling for 8% to 10% with new Buy ratings ...
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Gasoline’s Impact on Inflation: Big October Gains, but Likely a Huge Drop in November

Wednesday's economic release calendar included a key inflation reading from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the key measurement of consumer inflation, and the October ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amarin, Apple, AutoNation, BlackRock, E*Trade, Etsy, Kellogg, PG&E and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Wednesday, but this is a day after the gap-up open failed to hold by the end of Tuesday and after a 602 ...
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Why the GE Share Sale of Baker Hughes and the Buyback Matter to Shareholders

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has been in free fall, and the company obviously has lost its own narrative. Now, newly appointed CEO Larry Culp is proving that he wants ...
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Will Chick-fil-A Upset the Balance of Nationwide Food Delivery Chains?

Most people who order food into their homes have probably traditionally thought of pizza, Italian or Chinese food. In recent years, more and more sandwich shops deliver, but fast-food stops have ...
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Has Tim Cook Lost Control of the Narrative on Apple?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has found itself in the strange position of having joined the ranks of those companies that have lost their own narratives. After the company's earnings, CEO ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Chesapeake Energy, Comcast, Cree, EverQuote, KeyCorp, Lumentum, Nvidia, Vodafone, Xilinx and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Tuesday, just a day after Monday's big stock market sell-off knocked off 602 DJIA points and about 55 S&P 500 points. Still, ...
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