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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Caterpillar, Comcast, Fitbit, Groupon, Mattel, Take-Two, Time Warner, Zynga and More

The Dow may have crossed 22,000 for the first time ever, but Thursday's opening bell was one in which stocks were simply looking for direction. Even with the bull market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Freeport-McMoRan, Microsoft, NetApp, SunPower, Urban Outfitters and Many More

Thursday morning was a one that was quite simply directionless, after a mild 50-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from Wednesday. Maybe things got overbought after a seven-day ...
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15 Major Stock Winners Keep Winning From the Donald Trump Victory Trade

Now that the 2016 election has come and gone, the unexpected outcome has been a boon for dozens of major companies that are set to benefit from the coming changes in ...
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6 Major Infrastructure Stocks for a Trump or Clinton Win

If there was one word that could be used to describe the 2016 presidential election, perhaps "tension" is about as close as you can get. With the lines shifting between ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Gap, Intel, J.C. Penney, Kinder Morgan and More

Stocks were selling off marginally on Thursday morning after the Fed minutes prompted a rally on Wednesday. Yet again, investors proved how willing they are to buy overlooked or oversold ...
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A Solid Portfolio of Contrarian Stocks From Stifel

Crafty portfolio designs and names have come and gone over the years. Some have been good and some have been bad. The newest that we reviewed from a new Stifel ...
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Media Digest (12/3/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

China's PMI steps up in November. (Reuters) Greece begins to buy back some of its high-yield bonds. (Reuters) Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) may buy Virgin Atlantic. (Reuters) Martin ...
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Media Digest (12/13/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, Bloomberg

Congress, close to a budget agreement, may avoid a government shutdown. (Reuters) Washington Mutual shareholders and creditors set a deal that could allow an exit from bankruptcy. (Reuters) The policy ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (INTC, BA, AZO, DD, EPB, LEN, TOL, BRN, DMND, VMC, OXGN, HBP, PNCL, ROSE, NBG)

US equity markets opened sharply lower this morning and continued falling before levelling off at around 200 pts down on the DJIA. The downturn followed closer examination of the European ...
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Martin Marietta Launches Hostile Bid for Competitor Vulcan (MLM, VMC)

Construction materials company Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (NYSE: MLM) has launched a hostile takeover bid for larger rival Vulcan Materials Corp. (NYSE: VMC). The deal would be a tax-free exchange ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades (DELL, MLM, NVTL, SWIR, UNT, VMC)

These are this Tuesday's top pre-market analyst downgrades or cautious research calls we have seen out of Wall Street early on: Dell (DELL) downgraded to Neutral at Credit Suisse. Martin ...
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Secondary Issuers Getting Hit (AMP, ATPG, ERIC, MI, VMC)

We are seeing some active trading in the stocks which raised capital via secondary offerings today.  These are all down except for one and today's hopper has Ameriprise Financial Inc. ...
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Unusual Dividend Tracking (CAT, CLX, MSFT, TGT, TSCM, VMC, ACAS, IAF)

Dividends in general are used as the historic underlying measurement of companies and their abilities to stay profitable at current levels.  Today and last night we have seen some rather ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BHP, COST, DRIV, GT, PX, PZN, RAI, ROK, VIP, VMC)

These are ten of the top analyst upgrades and downgrades we have seen from Wall Street early this Thursday morning: BHP Billiton (BHP) Started as Outperform at RBC. Costco (COST) ...
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Top Pre-Market Analyst Downgrades (ADBE, AMB, BLKB, KO, EMCI, HSII, KFN, OMTR, PLD, VAR, VMW, VMC)

These are some of the top downgrades we have seen this Monday morning with about 2 hours until the open:Adobe Systems (ADBE) Cut to Market Perform at FBR.AMB Property (AMB) ...
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