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5 Top (and Bottom) Performers in 2019 Among the S&P 500

The S&P 500 Index has risen by more than 28% in 2019. Of the 10 most heavily weighted shares in the index, none was among the best or worst performers ...
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Why UBS Is Now So Against Semiconductor Capex Stocks

With the Nasdaq 100 up over 30% so far in 2019, the Dow Jones industrial average has returned almost 20% and the S&P 500 has returned almost 25% year to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Applied Materials, Carnival, Dell, Karuna Therapeutics, Lowe’s, Noble Energy, PayPal, Square, Target, Virgin Galactic and More

Stocks hit new highs earlier in the week, but more caution about a trade deal has added some uncertainty to the markets. Stocks were mixed on Thursday after having been ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amarin, Baker Hughes, Canopy Growth, Home Depot, Intelsat, J&J, Replimune, Schlumberger, Transocean and More

Markets have hit new highs recently, but the main indexes were all marginally lower on Wednesday morning. With the Dow Jones industrials up over 28,000 and the S&P 500 over ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, BP, Cree, Etsy, Facebook, KLA, Lyft, Southwest Air, Starbucks, Tesla, Yum! and More

Stocks were taking a breather on profit-taking on Thursday after the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates the prior day. The S&P 500 hit all-time highs this week, and economic readings ...
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Why Semiconductor Capital Equipment Stocks Could Roar Again in 2020

After another stellar year for semiconductors and for the capital equipment stocks, many on Wall Street felt that both industries were due for a big-time breather. Given the trade issues ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Ciena, Cisco, Dave & Buster’s, GameStop, Hilton, Newmont Goldcorp, RH, Square, Zscaler and More

Stocks have been volatile, but the major indexes were last seen trading up about 0.2% on average on Wednesday. With all the volatility in the stock market, and considering that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anheuser-Busch, Arch Coal, BHP, Cars.com, Cigna, FireEye, Ford, 3M, Northrop Grumman, Take-Two, T-Mobile and More

Stocks were indicated to open sharply higher on Tuesday, but this was after a huge drop on Monday as the U.S./China trade war was kicked up a notch or two. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades: AMD, Amazon, Autodesk, Charles Schwab, Intel, Micron, Regions Financial, Stitch Fix, Uber and More

Stocks were indicated to open slightly higher on the prospects of better earnings on Monday, even with oil up as tensions with Iran rise. Despite some profit-taking and some of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, Apple, Bloom Energy, CommScope, Dell, HP, Oracle, Shopify, Tesla and More

Stocks were indicated to open stronger on Thursday with a move of more than 200 points on the Dow and 25 points on the S&P 500 after Jerome Powell and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, Apple, Charter, Disney, Geron, KLA-Tencor, PVH, SAP, US Steel and More

Stocks were looking at a softer open on Tuesday after a very mixed bag on Monday when the Dow Jones industrials closed down with Boeing's drag but while the S&P ...
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Will a Weak DRAM Market in 2019 Cast a Shadow on the Entire Semiconductor Industry?

The decline in the technology sector was broad and swift at the end of 2018. A major market recovery has allowed technology stocks to recover handily as well. With the ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Now’s Your Chance to Buy 4 Semiconductor Giants

For years, the semiconductors were big sector leaders, and with good reason. The increase in uses for a wide variety of chips in everything from cars to industrial to video ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Buy These 5 Out-of-Favor Tech Stocks Now

When you see the kind of gains that have been printed for people long Amazon or Google, it makes you incredibly mad you didn’t jump in sooner. The bottom line ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

September 6, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.4% at 2,878.11. The DJIA closed flat at 25,995.94. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.9% at 7,922.73. Thursday was a down day ...
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