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If the Fed Stops Raising Rates, Safe Dividend Stocks Could Roar in 2019

Even though the federal funds rate is only at 2.5%, rates have been gradually rising since 2014, and many on Wall Street think that it is possible that the rate ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Albermarle, Boston Scientific, BP, Embraer, Intuit, Marathon Oil, Norfolk Southern and More

Stocks have seen their worst December since the Great Depression, but Tuesday's early indications were for the indexes to recapture some of Monday's 2% losses. Investors have to keep in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Apple, Apptio, Cheniere, First Solar, Kratos, Smartsheet, UPS, Waste Management and More

Stocks traded sharply higher in a post-G20 recovery from a ceasefire in the China trade war, but stocks already were indicated to give back some of those gains on Tuesday ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar Tree, Goldman Sachs, Palo Alto Networks, Sony, Under Armour and More

Stocks were looking to open slightly lower on Friday, which would cap off a solid week of trading. Assuming the broad markets hold steady in Friday’s session, November will have ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Boston Scientific, CME, DaVita, Skyworks, Spirit Air, AMD, Nvidia and More

Stocks were looking to open higher on Wednesday morning after Tuesday's bounce. While investors have seen numerous waves of selling in 2018, they also have seen lower upside after buying ...
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Why Large Cap Pharmaceuticals Will Hold Up in a Bear Market

After over nine years of a rising stock market, we could be getting close to the end of the run. That does not ensure a bear market, and to be ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Alphabet, AMD, FireEye, Gap, Golar LNG, Nike and More

The futures traded lower again Thursday morning as investors continue to ride what has been a roller-coaster of a week in the markets. With many of the third-quarter earnings reports ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, BofA, Boston Scientific, Facebook, Las Vegas Sands, Merck, Tilray, TJX, Valero and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday after a follow-on rally failed to hold by Monday's close. While the market's all-time highs are still within striking distance, investors have seen lower ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Baker Hughes, Conagra, Facebook, GE, Halliburton, Petrobras, Schlumberger, Vodafone, Walmart and More

Stocks were looking to open lower on Monday, but it was expected to be a fairly quiet day with the Columbus Day holiday keeping part of the banking system closed. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Avon, Caesars, Comcast, Rowan, UnitedHealth, Vonage and More

Stocks have hit all-time highs, but they were indicated marginally lower on Monday after trade tariffs are set to kick in against China. Many investors have seen lower upside from ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Cisco, eBay, IBM, P&G, Square, Tesla, United Continental, Visa and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday with a fairly light day on economic data. Investors have had less faith and have seen lower rewards from buying the dips than ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, Abbott Labs, Honeywell, Tiffany, Zimmer Biomet and More

The futures traded slightly higher Wednesday morning, and while trade remains an issue, the big story for investors is oil jumping over the $70 a barrel level for the first ...
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7 Companies That Have Raised Their Dividends for at Least 50 Straight Years

Investors love dividends. They particularly love it when they buy a company with a dividend that keeps rising and rising each year. The Dividend Aristocrats are those dividend payers that ...
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5 Top Jefferies Health Care Picks Have Big-Time Potential

Health care spending in the United States is huge, and it continues to grow at a rapid pace as the population is aging, and the aging population is living longer. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Alphabet, Amazon, GE, Gilead, Intel, Seagate, US Steel and Many More

Stocks proved that they could actually sell-off on Monday, and now the markets are lower on continued pressure. One further driver lower is that an internal health care initiative has ...
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