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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DowDuPont, Electronic Arts, Estee Lauder, Exxon, Generac, Match, Nasdaq, Novartis, PayPal, Snap, Vishay and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday after Tuesday's solid gains. The Dow Jones industrial average is now well over 2,500 points above its lows from the start of January. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Equifax, Mallinckrodt, Nabors, Qualcomm, Salesforce, Snap and More

Wednesday has one thing in common with Monday and Tuesday of this week, and that is that the major stock indexes are looking for direction with the market still close ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Amex, Best Buy, GE, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Conagra and Many More

Stocks were putting in a second day of big gains, but rather than being a French cheer it was due to multiple Dow components posting strong earnings. Even though this ...
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Insiders Selling Large Blue Chip Stocks: Boeing, Texas Instruments, New York Times, UnitedHealth, Starbucks and More

We don’t have a crystal ball here at 24/7 Wall St., but we do know a thing or two about insider transactions. When the earnings season ends, as we predicted, ...
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Huge Technology and Media Trades Highlight Insider Selling

As we had expected, with the markets tipping up and down near record highs, the sellers have the green light to sell stock, and they were not shy about it ...
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Credit Suisse Adds 10 Stocks to Buy to Its 2014 Top U.S. Investment Ideas List

With the fourth-quarter earnings season starting to really kick off this week, many firms we cover are adding stocks to buy for 2014 to their top ideas lists. The Credit ...
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Applied Materials, ASML: Chip Equipment Maker Stocks Cooling Off?

In September, the last time we took a look at the stocks of the largest manufacturers of chip-making machinery, we found just one that had not posted double-digit gains over ...
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Soft Market for Chips Hasn’t Hit Equipment Makers Yet

Makers of equipment used to manufacture semiconductors have faced a slowing market so far in 2013, and conditions are not expected to improve until next year. That is on top ...
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Did Microsoft Just Pay $7 Billion for a New CEO?

The announced acquisition by Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) of the mobile phone business of Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) for $7.2 billion gives Microsoft a couple of things. First, is an ...
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Apple Losing Share as Global Smartphone Sales Top Feature Phone Sales for First Time

Global mobile phone sales totaled 435 million units in the second quarter of 2013, and of that total, some 225 million units, or 51.8%, were smartphones. That is the first ...
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PC Sales Slide for Fifth Straight Quarter

Late last month research firm Gartner Inc. (NYSE: IT) forecast that PC sales would fall by 10.6% in 2013. Right on on plan, the firm said today that second-quarter shipments ...
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New Data Forecasts Tablet Shipments to Rise 68% in 2013

Total device shipments in 2013 are projected to total 2.35 billion units in 2013, up nearly 6% over total 2012 shipments. Sales of tablets will drive the increase, according to ...
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iPhone Market Share Falls in Q1: Gartner

In the first quarter of 2013, worldwide mobile phone sales totaled nearly 426 million units, up about 0.7% compared with the first quarter of 2012. Smartphone sales comprised nearly half ...
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Computing Going Mobile; Microsoft Going Nowhere

The worldwide market for combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones is expected to total 2.4 billion units in 2013, rising to nearly 3 billion units by 2017. It ...
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Tablets Now Comprise One-Third of All PC Shipments

The cannibalization of the PC market caused by the overwhelming popularity of tablet devices might be even greater than you think. According to the latest data from analyst firm Canalys, ...
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