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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BKC, PSS, DROOY, GFI, KSP, MFE, MITL, MELI)

These are some of this Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research notes this morning: Burger King Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BKC) Cut to Neutral at ...
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Media Digest (9/3/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomerg

Reuters:   China has approached a Canadian fund about a rival bid for Potash (NYSE: POT) Reuters:   The cost of Gulf clean-up hit $8 billion. Reuters:   China said that its $2.45 ...
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Top Active Trader Alerts (BRCD, BKC, WEN, CRME, MPEL, OREX, PAR)

There are several stocks on the move that will be the focus of active traders and day traders on Thursday morning.  The stocks on the move are Brocade Communications Systems, ...
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Top Active Trader Alerts (AAPL, BKC, ERIC, GIII, JOYG, MVIS, NFLX, SKS, SLRY)

Many stocks are on the move this Wednesday morning.  Active traders and day traders are likely to be watching the moves seen in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Burger King Holdings, ...
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Media Digest 9/1/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

WSJ:   Burger King (NYSE: BKC) is considering a private equity buyout. Reuters:   China's manufacturing sector grew. Reuters:   China may probe the BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP) buyout offer for Potash (NYSE: ...
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America’s Most Successful Second Place Companies

“Never look over your shoulder. Something might be gaining on you.”--Satchel Page Jack Welsh once said that GE would sell any division of the conglomerate that was not No.1 or ...
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The $70 Billion A Year American Obesity Tax

No matter what legislation comes out of the frenzied health care debate, economists say that it will cost the American taxpayer a great deal. Estimates run the gamut from the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AMD, CAR, BRCM, BKC, CHK, GLW, GED, HBC, INTC, MU, NDAQ, NKE, NVDA, SNV)

These are this morning's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls: Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) Started as Underperform at Macquarie; Removed from Conviction Sell ...
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McDonald’s Pushes The $1 Soda

One dollar for any soda, any size. That is part of the McDonald's (MCD) plan to get customers to flock to its stores this summer. Coca-Cola (KO) and McDonald's management ...
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The Below Average CEO: John W. Chidsey, Burger King

Average: "an estimation of or approximation to an arithmetic mean"--Webster Burger King (BKC) is the perennial also-ran in the fast food market in which its runs well behind McDonald's (MCD). Burger King's ...
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The Future of McDonald’s and the Great Value Shock (MCD, YUM, SBUX, DRI, CMG, THI, WEN, BKC, PNRA, EAT, JACK, BWLD, PZZA, SONC, DPZ)

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) has enjoyed the status of being the greatest restaurant story in history.  In our lifetime, or in any for that matter, the company grew from a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BP, BKC, CVX, CMG, GLW, ENOC, INTC, PNRA, PBR, RICK, DIS)

These are this Monday morning's top analyst upgrades and downgrades seen from Wall Street research calls. BP plc (NYSE: BP) Raised to Buy at Citigroup. Burger King (NYSE: BKC) Cut ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MS, GS, JPM, NLY, BCS, BKC, CLNE, KO, CL, DB, PCS, TJX, WBSN)

These are this Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from early Wall Street research calls.  There were several banking and broker-on-broker cuts: Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), Goldman Sachs ...
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Value Track: Revisiting Stocks The Rally Left Behind (ABT, MO, AWK, BKC, ENER, GENZ, KR, ORB, WMT, LEAP, PCS)

It was early in October before earnings season kicked off into full thrust when we first reviewed many large or actively traded stocks which had not participated in the stock ...
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24/7 Wall St. TV: McDonald’s (MCD) Consumer Service Lesson: Seconds Count

McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) spends a great deal of its test kitchen time trying to beat the clock. It has occurred to the fast food chain that a customer who expects to ...
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