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The Promise of Investing Riches From India Returns

India has a wonderful future. That's been the ploy and belief of international and emerging market investors for many years. The population is more than 1.3 billion people, and the ...
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While Negative US Interest Rates Are Possible, Odds of Reality Look Less Than Zero

Many articles have pondered the short-term and long-term impacts of negative interest rates around the globe. Some of these concerns are recent, while some have persisted for years. One recent ...
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Dividend Investors Have Reasons to Look to Big Biotech Over Big Pharma Ahead

Over the past three decades, the unlimited investing potential of biotechnology was all about growth. Companies could grow from nothing to see untold billions of dollars selling cures and treatments ...
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8 Biotechs Being Choked by Short Sellers

This has been a hard year for biotech. It seems that both Democrats and Republicans are wanting to target drug prices, and fears of universal health care in the years ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Bluebird, Genmab, GTT, Humana, News Corp, NOV, ONEOK, Symantec, Uber and More

Stocks were very volatile last week, and Monday's futures levels indicated a negative opening bell for the Dow Jones industrials, S&P 500 and Nasdaq after trade war fears were complicated ...
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10 Serious Earnings Season Winners from the Week of August 10

Earnings season may be winding down, but there are many companies still reporting earnings. What was already a global slowdown taking place is having to deal with a U.S. and ...
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Wall Street’s Identity and Brand Crisis With Lyft and Uber

Choosing between Lyft Inc. (NASDAQ: LYFT) and Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) apparently is not quite the coin toss that some ride-hailing consumers might have guessed. At least that's what ...
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10 Stocks Getting Crushed After Earnings

It has been a wild and volatile week in the stock market. Reactions to trade war news, interest rate scares and even earnings have all played their part in creating ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision Blizzard, ANGI, Azul, Baidu, CommScope, E*Trade, Kraft Heinz, Symantec, Uber and More

Stocks have been volatile all week, but much of the losses from earlier in the week have been recovered. Stocks were indicated to open lower on Friday ahead of the ...
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Still Lots of Money to Be Made Renting Household Goods

It is an interesting time in the markets and the economy. Unemployment remains near historic lows and consumers by and large has access to cash and credit to spend when ...
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Oil & Gas, Apparel, Pharma Vying for S&P 500’s Worst Group of 2019

The stock market has experienced yet another 5% correction after hitting all-time highs just in July. What really stands out for 2019, particularly if you just followed the emotions of ...
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The Goldman Sachs Downgrade of Caterpillar May Actually Be Good News

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has lost one of its long-time bullish supporters. Goldman Sachs downgraded the heavy equipment giant to Neutral from Buy in the daily top analyst upgrades and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Caterpillar, CenturyLink, Chesapeake Energy, Ciena, Corning, Dollar General, GreenSky, Hertz, Inogen, Lyft, Roku, 3D Systems and More

This has been a volatile week with big ups and downs, and stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Thursday after Wednesday's selling pressure lessened late in the day. ...
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Defensive Stocks Standing Strong as Broader Stock Market Indexes Tank

When the stock market is taking it on the chin, it's often useful to take note of which stocks are rallying despite the negativity. This is a time when many ...
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When 3 Central Banks Cut Interest Rates in a Single Day

When economies struggle, the classic textbook move to stabilize and help a recovery is for a nation's central bank to cut interest rates. The move aims to lower the cost ...
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