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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, Care.com, Lululemon, Tesla, Veeco and More

Earnings season is now in the final phases, and investors and analysts are positioning themselves for the rest of 2014. Each morning, 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ariad, Hecla, HP, Micron and More

Earnings season has officially started, but the stock market and bond market are both dealing with the government shutdown, an upcoming debt ceiling and even the announcement of a new ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Cepheid, J.C. Penney, Walmart and More

Volatility has resumed in stocks, and investors are looking for bargains. They also are looking to see where they need to protect their portfolios. Investors often get to see analyst reports ...
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Cree Brings Risks Back for All LED Players

Following a disappointing outlook offered on Tuesday night following a near-miss earnings report,  Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) took several ratings hits today, but one firm kept the stock as a ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Fail to Break Out

U.S. equity markets opened sharply lower again this morning, but this time reacting to yesterday’s comments by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke that the Fed could slow its bond purchases in ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cubist, Marvell, PG and More

Investors and traders are usually on the lookout for new research ideas that will generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research calls from Wall ...
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Analyst War Breaks Out over Cree and LED Recovery

Wall St. analyst calls very frequently are directional. In short, they tend to upgrade or downgrade stocks in the same manner because they theoretically have access to the same information. ...
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Canaccord Genuity Aggressively Upgrades LED Stocks for Huge Upside

Canaccord Genuity raised LED stocks in part of valuation and in part on the growth prospects ahead. We already have seen some serious bounces from the leader here, but the calls ...
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Maybe LED Market Isn’t That Bad (VECO, AMAT, CREE, RBCN, LEDS, AIXG)

Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) makes production equipment for LEDs and solar panels, so analysts weren’t too eager to forecast good news for the company’s first quarter. But after markets ...
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Cree Cuts Prices on LED Streetlights (CREE, AIXG, VECO, LEDS, RBCN)

LED lighting maker Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) has succeeded in making an LED streetlight that sells for less than $200 when purchased in volume. Provided the company can actually make ...
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SemiLEDS Posts Smaller-than-expected Loss (LEDS, CREE, AIXG, VECO, RBCN)

The LED industry has suffered an 18-month dry spell as sales have tanked and makers have had to re-trench to keep costs in line. The market might be starting to ...
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More Caution Remains in LED Sector (AIXG, VECO, RBCN, CREE)

Canaccord Genuity is bringing up more caution in the LED sector this Monday.  The analyst team is attributing recent strength due to restocking and double ordering.  Canaccord's rating call is ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (NSC, DNDN, EBAY, CELG, DLR, AXAS, AMCX, CATO, E, FF, ROST, TA, CLWT, TWER, AIXG, WGO, JVA, SCHL, FLML, VRS, EGLE, VRNG)

Markets opened higher this morning after positive news on new unemployment benefits claims and manufacturing (more coverage here). Indexes have risen more or less steadily all day, with the S&P ...
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LED Makers Get Boost from Upgrades (AIXG, VECO, CREE, RBCN, CVX)

Analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded two LED makers this morning and the effect is rippling through through the other names in the industry. Aixtron SE (NASDAQ: AIXG) and Veeco Instruments ...
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Mid-day Movers (WGO, AIXG, CLWT, VRA, VRS)

Shortly after noon ET today, the three major US stock indexes have all moved solidly higher. The DJIA is up nearly 25 points at around13,219, the Nasdaq up nearly 10 ...
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