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Dividend-Paying REITs to Become Their Own Sector: Managers May Be Forced to Buy

Wall Street money managers are all about weightings in their portfolios, and currently most are underweight the real estate investment trust (REIT) arena, on average by about 3.3%. That could ...
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Inflation Ahead

5 Top Stocks and 6 Sectors to Own If Inflation Makes a Comeback

Inflation is a word that hasn’t been uttered that much for the past few years, and with good reason. With the exception of the run of oil to more than $100 a ...
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Merrill Lynch Makes 3 Key Changes to US 1 List in Oil and REITs

Many firms have their own version of a "focus list" of top Buy-rated stocks for their clients. The Merrill Lynch US 1 List is effectively the same thing as the ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, BlackBerry, GM, PayPal, Teva, Yelp and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning after 5 days in a row of selling. Yet again we see the trend of investors finding a reason to buy every stock ...
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Sears Dips Further Into REIT Waters

Monday morning’s announcement that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) and Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE: SPG) have created a joint venture (JV) to hold 10 Sears properties located at Simon ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, BP, Hewlett-Packard, Philip Morris, UnitedHealth, AT&T and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday. Investors have lined up to buy stocks on weakness for over three years now in this six-year bull market. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens ...
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Wall Street

Insiders Sell High-Profile Stocks as 2014 Trading Comes to an End

It probably would come as no surprise to most stock market watchers that insiders have taken the opportunity this year to take some money off the table during what has ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Comcast, Groupon, HCA, J.P. Morgan, JetBlue, NetApp, Verifone and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Wednesday morning, but that is after new highs were seen. One thing has been proven over and over in this bull market: investors will buy ...
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5 Stocks That Will Benefit as Construction Boom Continues in 2015

One source of growth for the economy continuing to fight back five years after the Great Recession is commercial construction. While nonresidential construction spending is 14% below past cycle highs, ...
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UBS Scans Stock Alternatives for Much Higher Yields

One of the terrible things about taking interest rates to near zero and keeping them there is the savers in this country get murdered. Long gone are the 5% CDs ...
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Seven Dividend REIT Stocks Not Afraid of Higher Interest Rates

In the five periods of rising interest rates since the modern real estate investment trust (REIT) era began in the early 1990s, the REIT analysts at Jefferies found that REITs ...
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QE Tapering Delay Just What Top-Yielding REITs Needed to Move Higher

The surprising move last week by the Federal Reserve to postpone the tapering of the $85 billion per month bond-buying program known as quantitative easing put some very strong wind ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Broadcom, Intel, Verizon and More

Stocks have been in rally mode, and now investors have to decide whether they will chase stocks or sell them into strength. 24/7 Wall St. reviews literally dozens of Wall ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: Fusion-io, Marvell, National Oilwell Varco and More

Investors and traders are often looking for new research ideas that can generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each morning to find ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenturyLink, Dendreon, Gap, ING, VMWare and More

It is an August Friday, and there are a surprising number of research calls before the week ahead, which is usually the slowest week of the year other than the ...
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