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How Banks Are Replacing Treasuries, Utilities and CDs for Income Investors

Many investors need income from their stocks to help supplement their life or retirement. With the yield on Treasuries so low, and with the Federal Reserve embarking on an interest ...
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5 Merrill Lynch US 1 Stocks to Buy Also Pay Big and Growing Dividends

With earnings reporting for the second quarter in full swing, and the third quarter of 2019 well underway, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making ...
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Big Banks in the Spotlight as Earnings Season Rolls Out

The first-quarter earnings reporting season is off to the races this week, after kicking off last week with strong results from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo. 24/7 Wall St. has put ...
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5 Merrill Lynch US 1 List Stocks That Pay the Highest Dividends

With earnings reporting for the first quarter right around the corner, and the second quarter of 2019 starting next week, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Autodesk, BB&T, Bed Bath & Beyond, Camping World, Nvidia, Vertex, Voya and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Tuesday as bond yields appear to be stabilizing after the yield curve inverted late last week. Investors need to consider how they want ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CSX, Intelsat, Kohl’s, NIO, Rio Tinto, TripAdvisor, VMware and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Wednesday after Tuesday's sell-off. After the Dow Jones industrials had initially risen well over 3,000 points from its lows in January, investors ...
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5 Safe Merrill Lynch US 1 List Stocks to Buy That Pay Big Dividends

With earnings reports for the fourth quarter all but over, and the second quarter of 2019 well underway, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Airlines, ADM, BB&T, Cimarex, CRISPR, Editas, Grubhub, Kroger, NXP, Twitter, Walmart and More

Stocks saw profit taking on Thursday, and that appeared to be the trend on Friday as well. Despite selling pressure, investors should consider that the Dow Jones industrials have risen ...
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BB&T, SunTrust to Merge in $66 Billion Deal

Calling it a merger of equals, BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT) and SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI) announced this morning that they are merging in an all-stock transaction worth $66 billion. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, Caterpillar, Chevron, CSX, Kimberly-Clark, Nautilus, Netflix, Signet, Valero and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on renewed trade hopes on Friday. Still, the Dow Jones industrials had rebounded more than 1,500 points from the lows of January 3. Investors have ...
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Merrill Lynch Makes Big Changes to Super-Safe Defensive Portfolio

If you get the feeling that every rise in the market is being sold by institutional investors, you may not be far off base. It has become obvious since the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Kinder Morgan, Philip Morris, P&G, Twitter, Williams Companies and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Friday morning, but that may be a lack of direction after close to a 2% gain this week in the Dow Jones ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Albermarle, BB&T, Cheniere, Chesapeake Energy, Kinder Morgan, Red Hat, Roku and More

Stocks surged higher on Monday after it appears that the trade war risks may have been somewhat overblown. Stocks were indicated to open higher on Tuesday as well. The bull ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Carnival, FedEx, PayPal, Sunoco, Teva, Under Armour, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were mixed on Monday, following four consecutive days of gains, and Tuesday was indicated to have a strong open. The markets are effectively at all-time highs, and the raging ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Albermarle, Applied Materials, Caterpillar, Electronic Arts, GoPro, GrubHub, Pandora, Snap, United Tech and More

Stocks rose all four days of the first week of trading in 2018, but they were indicated to open marginally lower in the major indexes on Monday. The bull market ...
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