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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenturyLink, Deere, Ecolab, E*Trade, Merck, Southwest Air, S&P, Transocean, Walmart and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Wednesday, but the Dow Jones industrials had risen about 3,000 points from the lows of early January. Now investors need to be ...
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The 15 Best Dividend Stocks for Retirees to Own

There are many types of investors in America. Whether you are in your twenties or retired, it is important to know what strategy is the best fit for your portfolio. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Energy Transfer, First Solar, L3, Regions Financial, Western Digital and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday despite a weak growth reading on gross domestic product, but this is on the heels of a very strong week to the last trading ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Coach, Encana, NXP Semiconductors, Sina, Under Armour and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday, but nowhere near Thursday's Deutsche Bank-led selling pressure roiled the financial sector and the markets in general. Investors have proven over and over that ...
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Oppenheimer Likes SCI Even More

Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI) is one of those companies that everyone needs, but everyone is not happy about needing them. This is the world's largest death care business, for ...
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Short Interest Declines on Top Health Care Distribution and Technology Stocks to Buy

When short interest, or the amount of any specific stock sold short, starts to decline, that is usually a flashing sign for investors to take a look behind the curtain. ...
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The Ten Companies That Control The Death Industry

Death in America is a $15 billion a year industry. That includes funeral homes, crematoriums, and cemeteries, but excludes related costs such as headstones and crypts. It is expensive to ...
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Economy Too Bad For Funerals? (SCI, CSV, STEI)

If you follow the death care industry, the one name you probably know is Service Corp. International (NYSE: SCI).  There is a second tier small player that many haven't heard ...
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Capital Senior, Brookdale, Senior Housing Lead Old Folks Homes Earnings Week (CSU, BKD, SNH, SRZ, SCI)

This week, we'll see earnings from many of the top publicly traded retirement homes.  We have earnings from Capital Senior Living Corp. (NYSE: CSU), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD), ...
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Mutual Fund Year-End Window Dressing Meets FOMC Date (MSFT, CSCO, GOOG, AAPL, RIMM, VMW, EMC, KO, YUM, MCD, BIDU, CROX, DELL, SCI, GS, STT, NYX, TXT)

Wednesday is much more than Halloween and it is more than the FOMC announcement date.  We have an event that has been perhaps more influential to many key stocks than ...
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