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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 30, 2012: Markets Slide Waiting for Bernanke (HUM, YGE, AET, LPX, CTXS, LTRX, CHUY, TIVO, VRA, TD, OVTI, SAI, ZUMZ, P, CIEN, FSLR)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened lower this morning on an absence of new data from overseas and an expected drop in new claims for unemployment benefits did not ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 29, 2012: Markets Rise on Slim Economic News (WPI, SCHN, IBM, BIDU, IDXX, TFM, GCO, HNZ, ISLE, JASO, JOY, YGE, ZLC, LTRX, P, TIVO, VRA, TD, YELP, MCP, NOK)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened slightly higher this morning following an upward revision to the U.S. second quarter GDP growth reading to 1.7%, above the 1.5% preliminary reading ...
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24/7 Wall St. Top Analyst Calls of the Week (BSFT, FB, RAD, SNDK, STI, VE, VRA)

Each morning 24/7 Wall St. releases the top analyst upgrades and downgrades seen from Wall Street firms.  After reviewing those calls and other calls not covered in the morning summaries, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CHK, CIT, FB, GRPN, NSM, PHM, DGX, RAX, RYL, SHW, SLM, SYMC, TTM, VRA, VRSN)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Wednesday. Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) Raised to Hold from Sell at ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — June 1, 2012 (FB, HPQ, JWN, S, BX, MY, OVTI, RLD, VRA, AMSC, CIM, DG, GAME, CONN, GRPN, XRA, SPLK)

The three major US stock indexes opened sharply lower this morning on weak PMI reports from Europe and even weaker news on US employment (our coverage here). The US ISM ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AAPL, BLK, BX, CZR, DPZ, FB, HPQ, LEAP, LGF, JWN, PDC, PGR, SHLD, S, SYNC, VRA, VMW, ZNGA)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Friday ahead of the key jobs and employment data. The well known ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — May 30, 2012 (NOK, LNKD, AIG, ABX, LULU, BAH, TFM, HSOL, YGE, JOSB, CIEN, JDAS, JOY, MOV, SAI, VRA, PBY, SHLD, EPD)

The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning as investors did not pay attention to a report that the eurozone would allow its bailout fund to be used ...
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100 Best Small Companies in America

For the first time, 24/7 Wall St. presents the 100 Best Small Companies in America. To be considered, companies had to be publicly traded with more than  $5 million and ...
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Mid-day Movers (WGO, AIXG, CLWT, VRA, VRS)

Shortly after noon ET today, the three major US stock indexes have all moved solidly higher. The DJIA is up nearly 25 points at around13,219, the Nasdaq up nearly 10 ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (GOOG, JDSU, DRI, CB, LNKD, SAI, VRA, MTN, VLGEA, MW, TLB, MNI, MSO, FSLR, JAG, GBG)

Equities fell sharply after this morning’s opening. Futures were soft prior to the opening bell due largely to continue to worry about Europe and a forecast cut to the European ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (MO, VZ, TSO, LNKD, GE, CHKR, BTH, PBY, UEC, AZO, DRI, TOL, LQDT, DMND, SAI, VRA, FRO, CTIC, CRK, VG, HL)

Equities opened a little weaker this morning, but by 10:00 a.m. markets had turned slightly positive and have remained in positive territory for the rest of the day. The gain ...
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Previewing Retail and Restaurant Earnings For The Week (WEN, MCD, THI, JACK, M, JWN, VRA, KSS)

A number of retail store and restaurant stocks report earnings this week, including Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc. (NYSE: WEN), Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN), Jack in the Box ...
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Early-Bird Stocks on the Move (IRE, CSIQ, ORCC, PSUN, PT, RMBS, VRA)

We are tracking several key moving stocks this morning that have news or events driving shares.  None of these are Japan-focused stocks as the coverage there seems to revolve entirely ...
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Tempering of January Same-Store Sales, Still Strong 2011 (LULU, VRA, ZUMZ, TIF, CWTR, AEO, TLB, PSUN)

Blame it in part on the weather.  The major gain in same-store sales that has been seen in recent months  may be coming to an end.  There were several factors ...
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The Best of the Best IPOs from 2010 (MCP, BSFT, CIS, FN, HSFT, JKS, MMYT, QLIK, RP, VRA, YOKU)

We do not need to bother telling you that 2010 was a great year for stocks with a return of the economy for the 90% of you with jobs.  We ...
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