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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Biogen, Broadcom, Citigroup, Equifax, Fitbit, Intel, Kraft Heinz, Merck, Roku, Under Armour, UTC, Zillow and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher by over 100 points on the Dow Jones industrial average and 10 points on the S&P 500 on developing China trade hopes. With the ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Utilities as Rates Stay Low

A couple of years ago, the utilities were among the hottest in the S&P 500 as interest rates were driven to the lowest levels since the 1950s as the Federal Reserve ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Limited Upside in High-Dividend Utilities

Markets are reaching all-time highs, with the Dow just crossing 20,000 for the first time ever. It seems that more investors are finding their returns in equities than ever, but ...
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Deutsche Bank Still Has 5 Top Pick Utilities to Buy Now

Wednesday came and went pretty much as expected. The Federal Reserve didn’t raise interest rates, but it was pretty clear that a rate increase could be in the cards in December. ...
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Federal Reserve Won’t Raise Rates: 4 Big Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy Now

Needless to say with the January Federal Reserve meeting out of the way, we know that rates will stay where they were lifted to in December. And you know what? ...
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Utilities Remain a Safe Dividend Buy for Income Investors After a Lousy 2015

The consensus thought, which is often wrong, on Wall Street is that utility stocks will perform rotten in a rising rate environment. Add in a very weak 2015, when the ...
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Analyst Likes 5 Top Utilities Despite Interest Rate Risk

For the longest time in recent history, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at near zero. Great if you want to buy a house, lousy if you want to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Best Buy, Cisco, Microsoft, Nike, Target, Weatherford and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Friday and the week is looking solid with new highs having been challenged in the S&P and Nasdaq. The trend that has been in ...
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Credit Suisse Sees Earnings Surprises at These 4 Utilities

With the potential for rising interest rates in the future, investors are reconsidering their position in utilities. If investors want to stay in this sector it would be prudent to ...
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With Utilities Fully Priced, the Only 4 Stocks to Buy in 2015

For the past two years the very defensive and frequent “widows and orphans” portfolio candidate, the utility sector, has brought savvy investors huge returns. With Treasury yields dropping back to ...
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How Credit Suisse Views Utilities for 2015 and Beyond

Regulated utilities received a lot of generalist analyst calls to outperform near the end of the third quarter. Credit Suisse’s Dan Eggers revisited what makes the bullish case for regulated utilities ...
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5 High-Yielding Utility Stocks to Buy for Continued Low Interest Rates

The narrative on Wall Street for some time has been that the Federal Reserve, which will finish the quantitative easing bond purchases this month, would raise rates in the summer ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ANR, BSFT, CMS, D, ERIC, KBR, KCG, NWSA, POT, SIRI, SONS, DDD, USB, XEL)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Thursday. Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) cut to Hold at Brean Murray Carret. ...
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Why Fund & Income Investors Are Drawn to Utilities (XLU, SO, EXC, D, IDU, RYU, CEG, NRG, NI, PCS, VZ, UPW, NEE, UTF, UTG, DNP, FSTUX, CMS, POR, RYAUX, FE, FKUTX, SRE)

When the going gets tough, the tough often play defense -- out of risky assets and into those assets that offer more security and some dividend upside. One choice is ...
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The Twitter-24/7 Wall St. Stock Market Report 6.10.2010 The Wisdom Of Crowds?

Twitter has, by most estimates, 100 million members, which makes it one of the largest social networks in the world. All major media companies are on Twitter and some have ...
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