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These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms on Friday, January 10.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockAs we head in to the final month of what has been a tremendous year for the stock market, the 24/7 staff is reviewing what the major Wall Street firms are recommending for the...
Lee Jackson
Source: Jon OggEarnings season is winding down, stocks are taking a breather after the DJIA and S&P 500 both hit new all-time highs, and now traders and investors alike have to start positioning...
Jon C. Ogg
The National Rifle Association is perhaps best known for gun-ownership rights and lobbying hard against any efforts to limit those rights. How many individuals consider the NRA a great publishing...
Jon C. Ogg
Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) is making what may be a game-changing acquisition. The reality is that it is a simple bolt-on merger for the company, but it opens up the company to even more...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: Courtesy Boeing Co.It was barely over a week ago that we couldn’t help but notice how the aerospace and defense stocks were getting hit hard to lower share prices despite the notion that...
Jon C. Ogg
When nations go to war, the so-called military industrial complex is generally considered to be the real winner when it comes to the economic side of the equation. Warfare is a very costly business,...
Jon C. Ogg
As many as 3.7 million Americans are classified as preppers or survivalists. Being a “doomsday prepper” is not easy — or cheap. These people prepare for different disasters for...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockIn Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 247 Wall St., one significant downgrade that stood out the most was in shares of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:...
Jon C. Ogg
These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations from select Wall Street research calls on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. They include EMC, HP, ViroPharma and Deutsche Bank.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: courtesy Boeing Co.The stock and bond markets are anticipatory. Witness the sharp rise in interest rates when the Federal Reserve has not even tapered its bond buying program, let alone...
Lee Jackson
Source: courtesy Boeing Co.It feels almost like the news flow from 11 years ago is repeating itself, as terrorism is back in the headlines and in the breaking news in America. First it was the dual...
Jon C. Ogg
America lost its ability to ease into the thought that it was safe again on Monday after the Boston Marathon bombs killed three people and injured more than 100. This is very unfortunate, and for...
Jon C. Ogg
The rhetoric out of North Korea is acting as a drag to the broader markets, but don’t tell that to the defense sector. Of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks, only four are up. Two of...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockIf there is one thing a U.S. politician does not want to appear after the horror of 9/11, it is being weak on defense. Yet with the exception of entitlements, the biggest part of...
Lee Jackson