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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Continental Resources, Freeport-McMoRan, Groupon, JPMorgan, Linear Tech, Marathon Oil, PNC Financial and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Monday, after a week of a mild drop. Despite high valuations, and even with a bull market that is now seven and a half ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Friday: Markets Open Low, Close Mixed

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning after hearing that U.S. GDP growth in the first quarter came in at 2.5%, well below the expected 3.1% (more coverage here). U.S. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Thursday: Markets Open Higher, Maintain Positive Trend Today

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a report on U.S. unemployment that was better than analysts expected (more coverage here). There were literally hundreds of U.S. companies reporting ...
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Picking Winners in Streaming Media (INTC, AAPL, GOOG, NFLX, AMZN, P, MSFT, SNE, DIS, CBS, CMCSA, VZ, CSTR, TWX, VIAB, NWSA)

This might be one of those times that’s it difficult to tell the players even with a scorecard. The battle for control of the living room is about to be ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — February 19, 2013: Markets Keep Upward Momentum (GFI, APA, CSTR, WFC, BRK-A, CRMT, ESRX, NI, WIN, ADI, CF, DELL, HLF, AVI, CLH, DISH, LEAP, MGM, SODA, TOL, ODP, OMX, SPLS, NVGN, SPWR)

U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning and managed to get within striking distance of five-year highs. There was little economic data released anywhere today, but what there was ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (APA, BAC, BRK-A, CLF, CSTR, CREE, CY, FITB, GILD, GFI, HAL, HIG, HBC, PHG, PVH, STI, UBS, VECO, WFC)

These are some of this Monday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls. Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) cut to Neutral at Macquarie. Bank of America ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — February 8, 2013: Markets Start Higher, Hold on to Gains (DIS, CS, ARMH, BIIB, DFS, ATVI, CSTR, LNKD, RVBD, SPWR, AOL, APO, MCO, CCJ, L, NAT, WPP, ZNGA, ONCY, CZR)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning boosted by higher-than-expected trade balances in China (more coverage here) and in the U.S. (more coverage here). In Europe the big news came ...
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Can Streaming Save the Video Kiosk?

When Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) reported earnings last night, the owner of the Redbox DVD-rental machines beat earnings estimates by 27%, but net income was down by the same amount ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — February 7, 2013: Markets Flat to Start, Then Slide (BBRY, MCP, NOK, ABBV, GOOG, FMC, GMCR, IACI, TSO, V, YELP, ALU, BG, CI, MWW, NYT, PM, S, TEVA, ATVI, CSTR, LNKD, RVBD, SPWR, AOL, APO, MCO, XONE, SUTR, AKAM)

U.S. equity markets opened flat this morning, largely due to a slew of data from Europe that essentially cancelled any good news with an equal dollop of bad. U.S. unemployment ...
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Hulu Video Streaming Service Revenues Up 65% in 2012

Hulu, the streaming video company jointly owned by The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWS), expects revenues of $695 million in 2012, ...
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Verizon Instant Movie Failure

On the Redbox homepage, the DVD rental firm owned by Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) has begun to promote a streaming movie service it plans to launch with Verizon Communications Inc. ...
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Media Digest (12/13/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NY Times

The Federal Reserve links bond buying to unemployment rates. (Reuters) The European Central Bank will have new authority over Europe's banks. (Reuters) The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — October 26, 2012: Markets Wiggle Higher Finally (AAPL, P, PSX, KMX, CME, RCL, AMZN, BYI, CLWR, CSTR, HLS, CMCSA, KKR, MRK, OSK, WY, PBR, BKW, HRS, L, LUFK, EDU, PCG, SNH, ACI, DV, CTCT)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened flat this morning following a disappointing quarterly report from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) last night (more coverage here) which weighed on Asian tech ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — October 25, 2012: Markets Off to Good Start, But Lose Steam (CBST, ISIL, FB, BA, BP, ANGI, CLF, CROX, FFV, RRC, RYL, AET, ALK, AN, BG, CL, DNKN, NOV, POT, UAL, AAPL, AMZN, BYI, CLWR, CSTR, DV, HLS, ACI, CMCSA, KKR, MRK, OSK, WY, ZNGA, PSSI, MCK, NYT)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened higher this morning following the report on new jobless claims, which rose by 369,000, less than the expected 375,000 (our coverage here). In ...
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Tivo, Verizon Settle Patent Dispute; Tivo Shares Leap

Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) announced this morning that it had settled a pending patent suit against Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and that the two companies ...
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