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Merrill Lynch Makes Huge Contrarian Addition to US 1 Top Picks List

With earnings for the fourth quarter pouring in, and the first quarter of 2020 well underway, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making some changes ...
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Target Stock Hammered on Holiday Season Report

When Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported third-quarter results back in November, the company forecast comparable sales growth of 3% to 4% for the fourth. In an announcement Wednesday morning, the ...
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5 Top (and Bottom) Performers in 2019 Among the S&P 500

The S&P 500 Index has risen by more than 28% in 2019. Of the 10 most heavily weighted shares in the index, none was among the best or worst performers ...
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The Worst Performing Retailers of 2019

As each year comes to an end, Wall Street strategists, analysts and investors are forced to think about what is likely to occur in the markets. With the Dow Jones ...
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Amazon Limps Out of the Holiday Season

Spending rose 3.4% this holiday season, which is measured by retail sales starting November 1. Online sales rose by 18.8%, while in-store sales were up only 1.2%. This trend should ...
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Merrill Lynch Makes a Stunning Energy Addition to US 1 List for 2020

With the year and the decade coming to a close, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making some changes to the lists of their high-conviction ...
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Retail Hires Most Seasonal Workers Since 2012

U.S. retailers have added 622,500 workers to their payrolls so far this holiday season, according to a new report from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That's the highest two-month ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anthem, Ciena, Dollar General, Encana, Lennar, Lululemon, Sage Therapeutics, Target, Tesla, Trade Desk, Yext and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Friday after a much better than expected payrolls report with a 3.5% unemployment rate. Stocks have been more volatile this week, after hitting ...
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Only 25 Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

With Thanksgiving a day behind , and Black Friday is today, the holidays have already become a source of anxiety for retailers. Industry experts believe that Black Friday has lost ...
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8 Stocks Analysts Want You To Buy After Earnings for Big Upside in 2020

The week of Thanksgiving is frequently a positive week for the stock market, and on last look the Dow was up just over 20% and the S&P 500 was up ...
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Watch Christmas Spending Surge

There are two theories about what will driven consumer spending. On the pessimistic side, the trade war with China will raise consumer prices and cost jobs in some parts of ...
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Only 32 Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

Discounts on retailer merchandise have already begun, a week from Black Friday. Walmart is offering discounts on Apple’s iPhone and smartwatch. Several retailers have cut TV prices by more than ...
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Why Analysts Are Calling for Target to Hit Even Higher Highs

After Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) released its fiscal third-quarter financial results early on Wednesday, shares hit all-time highs, continuing what has been a phenomenal year for this retailer. Analysts were ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Applied Materials, Carnival, Dell, Karuna Therapeutics, Lowe’s, Noble Energy, PayPal, Square, Target, Virgin Galactic and More

Stocks hit new highs earlier in the week, but more caution about a trade deal has added some uncertainty to the markets. Stocks were mixed on Thursday after having been ...
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Why Target Earnings Are Phenomenal

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) released its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The big-box retailer said that it had $1.36 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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