Northern Trust Corp (NASDAQ:NTRS)

How Banks Are Replacing Treasuries, Utilities and CDs for Income Investors

Many investors need income from their stocks to help supplement their life or retirement. With the yield on Treasuries so low, and with the Federal Reserve embarking on an interest ...
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8 Fresh Dividend Hikes That May Entice More Income Investors

It's no secret that investors love dividends. Having a high dividend yield is one thing, but companies that manage to keep increasing their dividend payouts to shareholders are often the ...
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Bank of New York Mellon Signals Dark Yield Curve Clouds in Trust and Custodial Companies

It's unusual to see shares of Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK) have a huge post-earnings reaction. After all, the 235-year-old bank is the top custodial player with ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Atlassian, Hilton, Microsoft, MongoDB,, Snap, Visa and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday morning with a mixed opening. While investors have seen the market recover massively, only to sell-off and recover, they have to be continually ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally Financial, CenturyLink, Fiserv, LivePerson, Kimberly Clark, Palo Alto Networks, Procter & Gamble and More

The futures traded slightly lower Thursday morning as investors digest Wednesday’s snapback rally, which helped to take the sting out of some of the biggest selling we had seen since ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chesapeake, CME, Constellation, Dominion Energy, EA, Gap, Netflix, Starbucks, Viacom, Yum, Zynga and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Friday, but Thursday's soft opening ended up marking another day of gains after Fed Chair Powell spoke and soothed more rate-hike fears. It ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, Freeport-McMoRan, Frontier Communications, Noble Energy, Occidental, Spark Therapeutics, Target and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday after the elections results basically went as the pre-vote polls had indicated. While there has been a big bounce off last week's lows, investors ...
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Analysts Keep Raising Target Prices on Financial Stocks After Earnings

Earnings season is underway and that markets are pushing even higher highs. The recent tax reform law has aided many of these companies and markets, making these new highs a ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

July 19, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.5% at 2,473.50. The DJIA closed up 0.3% at 21,636.85. Separately, the Nasdaq closed up 0.6% at 6,385.04. Wednesday was a relatively ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Duke Energy, Ford, GM, Huntington Bancshares, Tyson Foods and More

Monday brought on a trifecta for investors as the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all three hit all-time highs. Post-election fever just keeps on going. Still, stocks were only ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CIGNA, Dow Chemical, Dupont, Rio Tinto, Tesla, Travelers and Many More

Last Friday and this Monday saw extremely ugly post-Brexit trading in the stock market. Banking stocks were hit the hardest, as were most companies and sectors tied to Europe. Tuesday's ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ArcelorMittal, Boeing, Intel, Schlumberger, Yahoo, Vivint Solar, Johnson & Johnson and More

Stocks were indicated higher yet again on Wednesday, with the Dow over 18,000 and the S&P 500 back at 2,100. The memories of all the selling pressure during the first ...
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Northern Trust Beats on Both Top and Bottom Lines

Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ: NTRS) released its first-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said it had $1.01 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.19 billion ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenturyLink, JetBlue, Level 3, Netflix, PulteGroup, United Tech, VMware, Whiting Petroleum and Many More

Stocks were handily lower on Tuesday after the Dow gained over 1,000 points from its lows in the prior week. Still, one trend that seems etched in stone is that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, Facebook, Gilead, Google, Regeneron, Twitter, Valeant, Vertex and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Friday going into the unemployment and payrolls report. Investors want to keep buying value and discounted shares on the dips. That trend is now four ...
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