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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Chevron, Exxon, Discover Financial, LinkedIn, Lululemon and More

After a gigantic rally sparked by an ambitious European quantitative easing move Thursday, investors are looking for a modest open on Friday as some of the tremendous gains generated by ...
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Five Stocks That Could Benefit From Lifting of Oil Export Ban

When the Arab oil embargo hit in 1973, long gas station lines formed around the country, and frustrated motorists waited for hours in line to fill up. In a few ...
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BP Returns to Gulf Leasing With a Bang

Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) removed its restrictions on BP PLC (NYSE: BP), allowing the company once again to conduct business with the federal government and giving ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, Micron, SanDisk, VIVUS and More

With the government shut down and with the debt ceiling debate breathing down everyone's neck, investors have to be wondering what they should buy, sell and hold (or even avoid). ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Dish Network, DuPont, Nucor and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell ...
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Credit Suisse 2013 Energy Summit Survey: Oil and Gas Investors Are Very Bullish (CS, APC, NBL, PXD, EOG, MRO, HES, APA, DVN, OXY, COP, MUR, XOM, CHV, BHP)

The results are in from the Credit Suisse Group (NYSE: CS) 2013 Energy Summit, and investors who were interviewed and surveyed by the Swiss bank remain bullish on the energy ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — November 1, 2012: Markets Pick Up Some Steam Today (NFLX, TWX, JCP, RVBD, CMVT, ALL, CZR, HTZ, MUR, APA, EXC, XOM, HCA, RGLD, RATE, CHK, FLR, GDOT, LVS, PCLN, SBUX, YELP, CVX, HES, MHP, OZM, RL, KSWS, ZUMZ, RIMM)

U.S. equity markets opened higher following a spate of moderately good news on U.S. employment. The ADP report showed job gains (more coverage here), and the report on new claims ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — October 31, 2012: Markets Open Higher Only to Flatten Out (RVBD, S, UBS, D, VLO, BUD, MT, CAM, CNH, COCO, CMI, ETN, H, MA, PSX, CLX, WM, ALL, CZR, HTZ, MUR, APA, CVC, EXC, XOM, HCA, RGLD, F, WRC, PVH, WU)

U.S. equity markets re-opened for business in New York this morning after a two-day shutdown forced by Hurricane Sandy. Markets opened higher, but lost their energy by mid-morning. Asian markets ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADT, ADTN, APOL, C, CSCO, DISCA, EQR, INTC, IBM, IP, MAA, MUR, NWSA, PSX, RYL, SON, S, TWX, TOL, DIS)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Wednesday. ADT Corp. (NYSE: ADT) started as Outperform with $45 ...
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Murphy Oil Caves in to Daniel Loeb

The writing has been on the wall for a couple of weeks, ever since Third Point, the hedge fund managed by Daniel Loeb, announced that it had put together a ...
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Murphy Oil in Loeb’s Sights

Dan Loeb’s hedge fund, Third Point LLC, has put together a “significant” stake in Murphy Oil Corp. (NYSE: MUR) and filed with the SEC to buy even more. Murphy today ...
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Refiners Thriving on Crude Price Differential (WNR, TSO, VLO, MPC, BP, XOM, CVX, COP, MUR)

Two major oil refiners have reported third-quarter earnings since the market closed last night. Both posted better-than-expected earnings primarily due to sharply higher refining margins. Western Refining Corp. (NYSE: WNR) ...
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Pipeline from Canada to US Gulf Coast, Billions At Risk Or Reward (TRP, XOM, SU, SNP, COP, CVX, MUR, TOT, RDS-A, BP, DVN, KMP, ENB)

A decision is expected by the end of this year from the US State Department on whether or not the US will allow the Keystone XL pipeline to be built. ...
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Identifying Value In Refining Stocks (MPC, VLO, MUR, HFC, SUN, TSO, WNR, MRO)

The refining business has been in the news a lot recently for two things. One, it's making money again. Two, integrated oil companies are shedding refining assets at a rapid ...
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Can Sunoco Shed its Refineries? (SUN, MRO, MPC, COP, VLO, RDS-A, MUR)

Beginning in the early 1990s, integrated oil companies and some independents began stripping away their midstream assets like interstate pipeline and gathering systems to focus more on the money-making parts ...
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