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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Broadcom, Charter, Comcast, CommScope, ConEd, Next Era, Rockwell, Transocean and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Friday after weak semiconductor news and weak news about China. With so many nontraditional developments and so many sidebar issues affecting the markets ...
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Only 3 Defensive Utility Stocks Are Considered Cheap With Big Upside

With the stock market's caution in May giving way to a recovery in June, the major equity indexes are now trading back within striking distance of their all-time highs. Some ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, CenterPoint, Dominion, Delphi, Disney, Dollar General, Lennar, Lululemon, Visa, Zillow and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Thursday morning after two days of small losses in the major equity indexes. With so many nontraditional developments and so many sidebar issues ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, Aqua America, CenterPoint, Ferrari, GameStop, Medtronic, Roku, Salesforce, Uber and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher again after Tuesday's major rally. The markets still likely will be reacting daily to the ups and downs of the trade war and other ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcon, Analog Devices, Big Lots, CACI, CenterPoint, Cree, Lyft, Teva, WellCare and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Monday on continued international market reactions to trade war and tariff woes. That excuse may be getting rather old, but each day ...
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Merrill Lynch Much More Optimistic for Upside in Major Utilities in 2019 and Beyond

Many investors flocked into the utility sector during and after the Great Recession. After all, this was a safety and defensive investing strategy, first and foremost. But the sector also ...
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US Customer Satisfaction With Energy Utilities Falls

It did not matter much to U.S. consumers last year whether their natural gas and electricity supplies came from an investor-owned utility company, a municipal utility or a co-operative. Overall ...
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Defensive Utility Stocks Could Soar If Rates Stay Low and Volatility Jumps

Any way you look at it, the howls of disagreement from President Trump, Wall Street and the financial media over the increases in the federal funds rate, especially those put ...
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RBC Best Idea 2019 Utility Stocks for an Overbought and Overvalued Market

The fourth-quarter selling barrage that brought the S&P 500 to within touching distance of a bear market was reversed by some backpedaling by Jay Powell, the head of the Federal ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Biogen, Broadcom, Caterpillar, Cree, GrubHub, Intel, 3M, MetLife, Verizon and More

Stocks sold off handily on Tuesday as the 3% mark on the 10-year Treasury yield was challenged, but stocks were trying to stage a small rally on Wednesday morning. Some ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blue Apron, Broadcom, Charter Communications, CVS, Delphi, eBay, Rite Aid, UPS and More

Stocks had a wild ride on erroneous reporting from ABC and around concerns over tax reform, but now tax reform has cleared the Senate. The Dow was indicated up almost ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenterPoint, NetApp, NiSource, Nvidia, Orbital ATK, Weyerhaeuser and More

Stocks were indicated to open strong on Monday, with the Dow up almost 100 points and the S&P 500 up about 13 points. Even with the market being just under ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, CenturyLink, Goldman Sachs, OneMain, Priceline and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Tuesday ahead of the election, but that followed a serious 371 point Dow gain and 46 point S&P 500 gain. For more than five years, investors ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenterPoint, Micron, Paychex, Qualcomm, SolarCity, Southern Copper and Many More

The stock market has recovered a majority of its post-Brexit losses, with the Dow's 900+ point drop from last Thursday to being less than 100 points down. Investors have different ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, BB&T, Capital One, CenterPoint, Occidental Petroleum, Vale, Workday and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Monday morning, but the futures were lower toward the opening bell versus the earlier hours and overseas trading. With the Dow still down about ...
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