Royal Bank of Canada (USA) (NYSE:RY)

5 Must-Own Merrill Lynch Income Portfolio High-Dividend Stocks

It became pretty clear last week that interest rates are going nowhere this year, and they may not go anywhere in 2020. The Federal Reserve is worried about slowing growth, ...
Read Full Story »

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Dick’s, Dominion Energy, Grubhub, Intel, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Nvidia, Total and More

Stocks were looking to open marginally lower on Thursday after a 600-point rally of the Dow Jones industrials on Wednesday. Federal Reserve Chair Powell dialing down his hawkish tone and ...
Read Full Story »

Banks Boosted 2017 Lending to $114 Billion for Fossil Fuel Projects

Mining for coal and exploring for oil and natural gas are expensive undertakings, and miners and exploration and production companies depend on bank financing to help fund these often massive ...
Read Full Story »

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Alphabet, Amazon, GE, Gilead, Intel, Seagate, US Steel and Many More

Stocks proved that they could actually sell-off on Monday, and now the markets are lower on continued pressure. One further driver lower is that an internal health care initiative has ...
Read Full Story »
Canadian Flag

Are Canadian Banks Looking Better or Worse?

The banking sector has been tough to invest in during 2016. The theme of investing in banks in Canada has also been difficult. A report from analyst K. R. Choquette ...
Read Full Story »
down market

The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

January 22, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 105 equities making new 52-week lows today. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) posted a new 52-week low on Thursday of $18.68. ...
Read Full Story »
bank vault

RBC Files to Raise Up to $25 Billion in Debt Offering, Growing the Capital Base

Seeing a U.S., Canadian or European bank file to raise cash in a debt offering is generally nothing unusual. But when a bank files for a debt offering this large, ...
Read Full Story »
124393127

Citigroup Voices Mixed Views on High-Dividend Canadian Banking Giants

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) has a wide coverage of the financial universe, and that includes the banking giants. A report this Wednesday looks cautious on the firm's coverage of the ...
Read Full Story »
Dell logo

Predicting a Top Buyout Price for Dell

OK, so the buyout of Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) may not be as much hype as the market was originally thinking. Buying a company for more than $20 billion is no ...
Read Full Story »

24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — November 29, 2012: Markets Hold onto Modest Gains (NTAP, LNCO, IACI, KMX, CREE, ARO, GES, TIVO, WDAY, BKS, KR, RY, TIF, AVGO, OVTI, YOKU, ZUMZ, SOL, WWAV, RIMM, BLOX, KSS)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after the weekly report on new claims for U.S. unemployment benefits came in lower than expected (more coverage here) and the second estimate ...
Read Full Story »

24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — November 28, 2012: Markets Open Lower, Close Higher (LNKD, CAG, CHKP, GLW, UNH, ADI, GMCR, PVH, AEO, ANN, EXPR, TFM, JASO, MOV, LEDS, ARO, GES, TIVO, WDAY, BKS, KR, RY, TIF, KCG, GMCR, TFM)

U.S. equity markets opened lower again this morning following Senator Harry Reid’s comments that negotiations on the U.S. fiscal cliff were not going well. In Asia, markets reacted badly to ...
Read Full Story »

Ally Financial: Setting Up for a Buyout?

Just to keep you up-to-date on a business that is owned by U.S. taxpayers, Ally Financial Inc. said today that it had sold its Canadian assets to Royal Bank of ...
Read Full Story »

24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (LULU, CLF, DPZ, WNR, SINA, GES, BIG, ZUMZ, RY, BNS, YRCWD, WDC, RIMM, THC, JASO)

Stocks got off to a good start this morning following the Labor Department’s report on non-farm payrolls, up slightly less than expected at 120,000 new jobs, and an unexpected drop ...
Read Full Story »

Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMZN, ADSK, ASTE, BIDU, BLK, CIM, MRGE, PBY, RHI, RY, SKS, UTI, Z)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Monday morning. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Maintained Buy with $255 target at ...
Read Full Story »

Real Banks With Real Dividends! (JPM, MTB, VLY, NYB, HCBK, PBCT, FNFG, AF, NWBI, CFR, UBSI, FMER, PRK, TRMK, HBHC, FNB, BOH, RY, BNS, BMO, CM)

Most investors today believe that none of the banks are paying high-yielding dividends any longer.  While it is true that J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is going to ...
Read Full Story »