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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, First Solar, J.C.Penney, Sinopec and More

Stocks are trying to challenge new highs and earnings season is all but over. Now investors have to consider which stocks to buy and which ones to sell. No one ...
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uncertainty market evolution

Merrill Lynch Sees Seven Stocks to Buy for Breakout Patterns

Many fundamental analysts will tell you the chart followers are nothing more than people reporting after-the-fact data. The reality on Wall Street is that a great chart pattern combined with ...
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Platts Ranks Top 250 Global Energy Companies

Oil industry data and publishing firm Platts announced on Tuesday its annual list of the top 250 global energy companies. This marks the twelfth year that Platts has compiled its ...
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BP

BP Raises Dividend as Troubled Past Fades

The Deepwater Horizon explosion that resulted in a historically large oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico began on April 20, 2010. BP PLC (NYSE: BP), which operated the well, ...
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Will U.S. Default Risk Drive Money to Foreign Markets?

Investors have become increasingly anxious about how badly the U.S. equity and fixed income markets will be battered as the American government marches toward a potential default. Of course, investors ...
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global economy

Jefferies Adds Four New Stocks to Global Conviction List (DECK, PTR, TKOMY, VNTV)

While the U.S. and Asian markets have had strong starts to the 2013 trading year, global equities as a whole have faced some headwinds over the past month. Many of ...
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American Stocks Dominate Global Equities

More American companies are among the 20 largest in the world than at any time in the past decade. This is because earnings at U.S. companies have risen faster than ...
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Hang Seng Down 3% as Contagion Spreads to China

Economic contagion has spread to China, as the markets there signal deep concern. The Hang Seng fell 3% overnight as the reality that Europe will undermine growth in the People’s Republic set ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ACE, AIG, CAR, RATE, CIEN, CTSH, DNDN, EBAY, ENS, EXPD, GOOG, JPM, MM, MS, NBG, PTR, RTN, VCLK, VECO, YGE)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Tuesday. Ace Ltd. (NYSE: ACE) Started as Buy at Stern Agee. American ...
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Valero May Sell Shuttered Aruba Refinery to China (VLO, PTR, DAL, HES, CHK)

In a filing yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) said that it has accepted an offer of $350 million plus working capital ...
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Media Digest (4/6/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

A federal judge approves a $25 billion mortgage misconduct settlement between the federal and several state governments and Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), Citigroup (NYSE: C), Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), JP ...
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What’s Important Today (3/29/2012) PetroChina Tops Oil Production, Goldman Board Meets

Europe moved closer to raising the value of all of its bailout funds to a total of $1.3 trillion. Many economists believe that sum will calm the global capital markets. Worry ...
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PetroChina Passes Exxon

Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) is no longer the world's largest corporate producer of oil. That distinction has gone to PetroChina (NYSE: PTR). Reuters reports that "PetroChina announced Thursday that it ...
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Shell Gets Shale Gas Deal in China (RDS-A, PTR, CVX, TOT, BP)

Oil supermajor Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS-A) announced that the company’s China subsidiary has signed a production sharing contract with China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), parent of publicly traded ...
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Market Raises U.S. Gas Prices, Chinese Government Raises Its

China does not need to depend on the free market to set gas prices. It can largely determine what its drivers and businesses pay for gas and diesel. The U.S., ...
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