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Merrill Lynch Makes Huge Contrarian Addition to US 1 Top Picks List

With earnings for the fourth quarter pouring in, and the first quarter of 2020 well underway, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making some changes ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Barrick Gold, BlackRock, Comcast, Microsoft, NextEra, Ping, Shopify, Tesla, 3D Systems, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks hit all-time highs heading into and after the signing of the phase-one U.S./China trade pact. The market indexes were up again on Thursday morning, with the Dow Jones industrials ...
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Climate Change and ESG Investing Lands Perhaps the Biggest Financial Backer to Date

Two investing themes have become much more dominant of late. One concerns climate change, and the other has a partial overlap as it covers the ESG theme of environmental, social ...
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Why 2020 and Future Years May Be Challenging for Asset Managers

When the stock market rises, most investors just assume that the value of financial stocks should rise along with it. After all, if the underlying value of assets under management ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, AMD, Analog Devices, Applied Materials, Ford, Illumina, Medtronic, Tesla, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks turned in a banner 2019, with roughly a 28% gain on the S&P 500, but that's all over now and it's time to look at 2020. The consensus targets ...
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Merrill Lynch Makes a Stunning Energy Addition to US 1 List for 2020

With the year and the decade coming to a close, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making some changes to the lists of their high-conviction ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altice, CenturyLink, Cigna, Disney, Emerson, Foot Locker, Groupon, Lululemon, Nike, State Street and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Wednesday, but not by enough to have the outcome and bias of the day feeling solid. The Dow Jones industrials and S&P ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo, BlackRock, Cloudflare, Green Plains, Microsoft, Oracle, Target, TJX and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Tuesday with more concerns over Brexit and concerns that trade talks with China will not yield very much. The bull market is well ...
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4 Conservative Merrill Lynch US 1 Stock Picks That Pay Reliable Dividends

You can sense that the market is getting nervous. Technicians are noting the failure to break out to new highs, in addition to the fact that we are in the ...
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Jefferies Top Value Stocks to Buy May Be the Best Ideas for Q4

It’s one thing to buy a value stock, or shares of a company with a very low multiple that is trading below historical multiple levels. It’s quite another thing to ...
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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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Jefferies Top Value Buys May Be Safe Options for a Dangerous Summer

During the more than 10-year run of this bull market, one thing has been painfully obvious to long-time investors: value stocks have woefully underperformed growth stocks. Value stocks are those ...
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BlackRock Dominates ETFs as Management Fees and Expense Ratios See Ongoing Pressure

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) saw its shares rally after reporting first-quarter earnings for 2019. While the underlying earnings report matters for BlackRock shareholders, there is a broader issue to consider ...
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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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Meet the BlackRock Multifactor Rotation ETF: Actively Managed Hedge Fund(esque)

  The king of the exchange-traded fund (ETF) world is BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) with its ownership of the $1.5 trillion or so iShares ETF family. BlackRock has been issuing ...
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