Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BioMarin, CSX, Kinder Morgan, Microsemi, Splunk, US Steel, Walmart and More

The stock market fell handily on the first day of March after steel and aluminum tariffs sparked fears of a trade war, and the major indexes were indicated lower on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CarMax, Caterpillar, Chipotle, Comcast, First Solar, Juno, UnitedHealth, Walmart and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday morning after a big recovery on Wednesday. Investors need to keep in mind that the Dow Jones Industrial Average went over 26,100 and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Equifax, Gilead, MongoDB, NVIDIA, Rio Tinto, Teva, UPS and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Monday, with all major U.S. equity indexes down about 0.3% on average. What investors still need to consider is that the stock indexes ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Baker Hughes, CSX, Micron, Nucor, PepsiCo, Western Digital and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday after hitting all-time highs the prior week. The one trend that has been proven time after time in this eight-year bull market ...
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Market Is Risky Now, but Sitting Out May Be Riskier: 4 Stocks to Buy

The Federal Reserve is sounding hawkish, and while it probably don’t raise rates again until December, the path is clear: rates are going higher. Stocks are feeling very overbought, and ...
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Merrill Lynch Loves These 4 Buy-Rated Blue Chip Dividend Sector Leaders

In an expensive market there is one good path for investors to follow: stick with the companies that have upside earnings potential, and stay with sector leaders that have shown ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Red-Hot Top Q2 Stock Picks Also Pay Dividends

The top firms we cover on Wall Street all have their lists of high conviction stocks that are sometimes long-term 12-18 month plays, and those portfolios are adjusted as time ...
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Huge Transport Trade Highlights Insider Buying: CSX, GE, Mattel, IFF and More

With first-quarter earnings winding down, but still in the process, the windows for insiders remain closed for the most part, so we had another week of lower volumes. However, with ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Costco, Domino’s Pizza, Fortinet, Verizon, Yum Brands and More

After a huge Thursday in which the markets soared, the futures traded flat to modestly higher Friday morning. With earnings still coming in hot and heavy, many on Wall Street are ...
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Why Earnings Are Not the Only Thing Driving CSX Shares Higher

When CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) reported its first-quarter financial late on Wednesday, the company said that it had $0.51 in EPS and $2.87 billion in revenue. That compared with consensus estimates ...
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Merrill Lynch Has Top 10 Stock Ideas for Q2

As incredible as it may seem, the first quarter is already history, and it’s time for Major League Baseball. The markets had another very solid quarter, although all the gains ...
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3 Big Companies Buckling to Activist Investors

It seems as though activist investors still have a major role in the ups and downs of the stock market. Some activist efforts help companies through time, while others look ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ford, Intel, NVIDIA, Starbucks, Teva, Twitter, Wal-Mart and Many More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday morning on what seems to be a very light news day. The Dow is still above 20,000 and the S&P 500 has gone ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Boeing, CSX, Deere, Humana, Potash Corp, Suncor Energy and Many More

Stocks are now down almost 2% from their highs of December, and major market indexes were directionless on Tuesday morning. Despite a bull market nearing eight years old, investors are still ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amazon, Bristol-Myers, CBS, Check Point, CSX, Facebook, PayPal and Many More

Stocks may have pulled back from the start of the year and may be off their highs, but the theme around the post-election rally continues to give investors hope for ...
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