US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)

Warren Buffett’s Top Stocks (and Some Changes) for the Rest of 2019

Investors and much of the public are still in love with Warren Buffett. The iconic billionaire who has held the title of the world's wealthiest person can still make major ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, CSX, IBM, Netflix, Occidental, Whiting, Amgen, Gilead, Merck, Pfizer and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Thursday as the world appears to have better hopes for a Brexit framework out of Europe. Investors are having to grapple with ...
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Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo and More Major Banks Reporting This Week

Practically all the major banks are reporting their third-quarter financial results this week. In general, financial stocks have performed in line with the markets, despite a tumultuous China trade war. ...
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Should Investors Really Sell US Bancorp?

When it comes to America's top banking and financial players, U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) generally is deemed to be among the safest banks in the large-cap space. Its origins date ...
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11 Dividend Hikes From September Too Large to Ignore

While September 30 marks the end of the month, it is also the end of the third quarter of 2019. The U.S. economy has seen its share of hits to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond, Chico’s, Clorox, Deere, Gap, Newell, RealReal, Teva, UnitedHealth, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks saw many ups and downs but ended last week slightly lower, but they were indicated to open higher on Monday. This is the last day of the third quarter ...
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As Berkshire Hathaway Keeps Buying Other Stocks, Financial Dominance Becomes More Obvious

Warren Buffett may be getting older every year, but he and the giant Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have remained acquirers of public stocks for years. The conglomerate could even ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allstate, Corning, DexCom, Lam Research, On Deck, Qualcomm, Spotify, Western Digital, Whiting Petroleum and More

The stock market got the rate cut it wanted on Wednesday, but the Dow Jones industrials and S&P 500 sold off handily as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Altria, Apple, BP, EA, Enphase, FireEye, Gilead, Mastercard, P&G, 2U and More

Stocks saw profit-taking on Tuesday, but the major indexes were up on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's expected interest rate cut in the afternoon. Earnings season is proving to ...
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How Banks Are Replacing Treasuries, Utilities and CDs for Income Investors

Many investors need income from their stocks to help supplement their life or retirement. With the yield on Treasuries so low, and with the Federal Reserve embarking on an interest ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Apple, Chipotle, Costco, Exxon, Netflix, Qualcomm, Ulta, US Bancorp and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Thursday, but the three major equity indexes remain effectively just under their all-time highs. The bull market is now well over 10 ...
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10 Top Banks to Repurchase $125 Billion in Stock Over Next 12 Months

The Federal Reserve has released its annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). This exercise includes a quantitative assessment for the top banks that operate in the United States. The ...
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2019 Fed CCAR Gift to Warren Buffett: Dividend Hikes and Buybacks Galore for All Major Banks

At the end of June, the Federal Reserve now releases its annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). This exercise includes a quantitative assessment for the top banks that operate ...
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Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Make Key Changes to 2019 Stock Picks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of March 31, 2019. Warren Buffett still runs Berkshire Hathaway and, as he is one of the richest ...
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Why Warren Buffett May Buy More Bank Stocks Rather Than Make Large Share Buybacks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is a bit of an enigma when it comes to a traditional company. The company is the largest conglomerate of all, with a $533 billion ...
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