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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 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision Blizzard, AK Steel, Applied Materials, Cree, Dell, Etsy, Lam Research, Nvidia, Square, 3D Systems, Visa, Wayfair and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Tuesday after Monday's sell-off took all three major U.S. equity indexes lower. Earnings season has been off to a rocky move at ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Cars.com, CVS, Electronic Arts, Halliburton, PNC, Salesforce, Walgreens, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Thursday, now that the Dow Jones industrials have rebounded over 1,500 points from the lows of January 3. The markets also are paying homage to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amarin, Apple, AutoNation, BlackRock, E*Trade, Etsy, Kellogg, PG&E and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Wednesday, but this is a day after the gap-up open failed to hold by the end of Tuesday and after a 602 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, CME, Costco, DowDuPont, Gap, HCA, Herbalife, Merck, PayPal, Urban Outfitters and More

Stocks were looking to open lower on Thursday after a sharp sell-off on Wednesday took the Dow Jones industrials down 831 points and the S&P 500 down almost 95 points. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Baker Hughes, Conagra, Facebook, GE, Halliburton, Petrobras, Schlumberger, Vodafone, Walmart and More

Stocks were looking to open lower on Monday, but it was expected to be a fairly quiet day with the Columbus Day holiday keeping part of the banking system closed. ...
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Joe Public Is Running Out of Excuses Not to Invest and Save for the Future

In order to have a safe and comfortable future, whether it's for retirement or just building up a nest egg, it is important to understand that very few people can ...
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Will Zero-Fee ETFs and Mutual Funds Destroy the Profitability of Investment Managers?

When investors place money with mutual fund managers or invest in exchange traded funds and equities, they automatically assume that they will have to pay fees. These may be one-time ...
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The Next 15 Companies Set to Join the $100 Billion Market Cap Club

The stock market has become enthralled with market capitalization valuations now that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reached the elusive $1 trillion mark. Several companies are ready to join Apple ...
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7 Huge Analyst Calls That Were Largely Ignored or Overlooked This Week

The week of July 13 was another wild one for the equity markets. Investors are getting to grapple with a nine-year-old bull market that is facing rising gross domestic product ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, BlackRock, Broadcom, Diageo, Kinross Gold, United Rentals, Williams-Sonoma and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday, with mixed results in the major equity index futures this Friday the 13th. Investors have had less faith buying the dips in 2018 ...
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