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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, Altria, AT&T, Ford, Micron, Shopify, Valero, Wells Fargo, Whiting Petroleum, Zscaler and More

Stocks have been volatile, but the S&P 500 is somehow back within about 2% of its all-time highs and the major market indexes are all up easily in the double-digit ...
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Goldman Sachs Very Positive on Top Refining Stocks for Rest of 2019

The energy sector has taken a beating this year, and despite continued cuts in production from the OPEC nations and ongoing geopolitical issues in the Middle East, especially surrounding the ...
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30 Sustainable Dividend Yields of 3.5% to Over 5% for Cautious Income Investors

It's a tricky world for income investors. There is currently around $15 trillion worth of government bonds trading at negative yields between Europe and Japan, and U.S. bond buyers have ...
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5 Ultra-Safe Stocks to Hide Out in Until the Trade Wars End

To many investors, this may seem like a virtual replay from times past. The Federal Reserve resorted to a tactic not used since 1995 when it lowered interest rates 25 ...
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Why Low-Risk Refiners May Be the Best Way to Play Energy Now

The energy sector has taken a beating this year, and despite continued cuts in production from the OPEC nations and ongoing geopolitical issues in the Middle East, especially surrounding the ...
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With Oil Still Over $60 and Summer Coming, Top Energy Stocks Are a Steal Now

The week that ended last Friday saw the worst flows from energy funds since the middle of December, which then was the worst since 2014. Despite some rumblings that Russia ...
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$9 Billion Pipeline Merger All in the Family

Two mid-size energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) announced a definitive merger agreement Wednesday morning. MPLX L.P. (NYSE: MPLX) will acquire Andeavor Logistics L.P. (NYSE: ANDX) in an all-equity transaction valued ...
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Why Exxon’s Dimmed Outlook Isn’t Hurting Refiners’ Stocks

In a Wednesday morning filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) said it expects downstream (refining and marketing) earnings to drop sequentially by an ...
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Merrill Lynch Stays Bullish on Oil and Gas Leaders, Even as Trump Tweets Oil Is Too High

Apparently, President Donald Trump can still influence the price of oil with a mere tweet. Crude oil was last seen trading down $2.10 at $55.16 per barrel, a drop of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, American Water, Apple, Facebook, Macy’s, Southern Copper, Twitter, YY and Many More

Stocks were set to open lower on Thursday after Wednesday's market closures. The drop is on the heels of what already felt like a buyer's strike of a major sell-off ...
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5 Stocks to Move to Now If You Fear a Total Market Crash

This is probably territory most investors are very uncomfortable with. The fears of a massive global trade war just have not been part of the investing lexicon in years, and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, BofA, Boston Scientific, Facebook, Las Vegas Sands, Merck, Tilray, TJX, Valero and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday after a follow-on rally failed to hold by Monday's close. While the market's all-time highs are still within striking distance, investors have seen lower ...
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Jefferies Franchise List Energy Stocks Could Be Big Q4 Winners

The fourth quarter is underway, and with earnings reports for the third quarter set to start pouring in, many investors are looking to add stocks to their portfolios that offer ...
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With Oil Nearing 4-Year Highs, Merrill Lynch Has 5 Top Stocks to Buy Now

It took some time, but the sanctions on Iran and the ongoing issues in Venezuela finally have started to push the benchmark pricing on oil higher. With West Texas Intermediate ...
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Jefferies Franchise List Mid-Cap Picks Have Big Upside Potential

All the Wall Street firms that we follow here at 24/7 Wall St. keep a list for their institutional and retail clients of high-conviction stock picks. These are generally the ...
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