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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Celgene, Cisco, FedEx, Starbucks and More

It is Thursday and the FOMC meeting has come and gone. With stocks again challenged new all-time highs, investors and traders keep being told that the bull market has morphed ...
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Recovery and No Inflation Driving European Rate Cut Hopes

The U.S. Federal Reserve may have slashed the Fed funds rate as low as humanly possible. After all, how can you beat zero percent (actually targeted 0.00% to 0.25%)? The ...
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Italian Asset Sale News Could Save PIIGS Telecom Giants

They say that some banks are too big to fail, but Italy is among the nations in the PIIGS, and it is simply "too big to bail." That means Italy has ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Alcoa, STMicro, Colgate and More

It is Friday, and the markets have been shaky for the past couple of weeks. Investors should be concerned about which stocks are bringing opportunity and which ones may bring ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: NetApp, J.P. Morgan, UPS and More

Investors and traders are usually on the lookout for new research ideas that will generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research calls from Wall ...
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PIIGS KILLERS: Italy PM Vote Threatens Austerity, All Over Again

What happens when you put a vote out to the people about whether or not their benefits and public spending should be cut to appeal to international creditors? If you ...
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Portugal Dock Worker Strike Adds To Unemployment Injury

Perhaps Portugal can be happy that it is not exactly at the same point as Greece, but things are continuing to look really bad.  The national statistics institute in Portugal ...
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Telecom Dividend Bubble Grows, But Euro-Telecom Players Create Caveats

We have recently warned about a dividend bubble that is inflating in the high dividend yield stocks like the telecom giants.  Both AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. ...
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Spain Short Selling Ban Spreads Through PIIGS and Beyond (EWP, SAN, BBVA, GREK, NBG, PT, IRE)

Most, or much, of the world hates short sellers. Betting against markets is just unfair, or so goes the logic. There is just one small problem: a market without short ...
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As Greece Fades, Attention Moves To Spain, Italy, Portugal (NBG, GREK, EWP, BBVA, SAN, PT, IRE, EWI, FXE, UUP)

The Greek elections went the way that the market participants were initially hoping for, but now the reality is setting in that Greece may ultimately not be able to stay ...
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The Amazing Greek Snapback Recovery For The PIIGS (NBG, GREK, EWP, PT, IRE, EWI, FXE, UUP)

Trusting anything out of Greece or any of the PIIGS nations is a bit difficult these days.  With the weekend coming upon us, Greece is set to be the center ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ACPW, AMAT, ACI, BCS, CELL, COG, DUK, HCA, MDT, OMG, PT)

These are some of this Thursday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. Active Power Inc. (NASDAQ: ACPW) Started as Buy at ...
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D-Day for PIIGS ADRs (TI, EWI, PT, IRL, AIB, IRE, NBG, EWP, STD, BBVA, SNF)

If you are surprised about the newest crash scenario boiling up outside of Greece, this is something we have been covering routinely.  While the beastly pace is surprising, how big ...
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Beyond Greece & ECB, Debt Woes Only Growing Elsewhere in Europe (TI, PT, EWI, AIB, IRE, NBG, EWP, SNF)

Greece saved itself with its latest austerity measures.  For a few months, maybe.  If you have read about Greece's woes and read about the bailout and rescue process, the real ...
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The Unusual Suspects, Stocks To Watch This Coming Week (BKS, BRLI, BA, CTICD, LNG, ESRX, NEM, ABX, GG, EWI, LNKD, LULU, MCP, PT, RYAAY, STEC, YHOO)

Each weekend we review the issues of the week before and look to the calendar ahead to see which issues are going to stand out with news or events.  We ...
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