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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Apple, Biomarin, Corning, EA, FireEye, Grubhub, Nordstrom, NXP, Shopify, Xerox and More

Stocks managed to close marginally lower on Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's FOMC announcement, and the CME FedWatch Tool's 94.1% probability for a rate cut at the start of the week ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades: AMD, Albermarle, Charter Communications, First Solar, Hasbro, Lowe’s, Netflix, Procter & Gamble, Roku, Tiffany, Yum China and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday with average index gains of about 0.3%, but that will put the S&P 500 back within a hair of all-time highs. Despite ...
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Health Care Insurance and Health Care REITs See Safety Trade During Market Panic

On days when the main stock market indexes are trading sharply lower, it is interesting to see what stocks and sectors are trading higher on the day. The Dow Jones ...
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Top 20 Highest Yielding Stocks in the S&P 500

December was a rough month for investors, with the major exchanges putting up losses not seen since the 1930s. While this solidified concerns of a bear market, it also drove ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Nvidia, On Semiconductor, Southwest Airlines, Ventas and More

The markets tried once again to trade higher Tuesday morning after investors watched a solid Monday rally at the open turn into another landslide of selling on the close. The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AXA Equitable, Dollar General, Five Below, Macy’s, SM Energy, Trade Desk, Whirlpool and More

The futures traded higher again this Monday morning as investors continue to digest the recent string of positive economic numbers, not the least of which was the very strong nonfarm ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, American Airlines, Equifax, Mindbody, Tiffany, Tyler Technologies and More

Stocks were indicated to open slightly lower this Friday, as a seesaw week comes to an end and new rhetoric from North Korea has hit the tape. The one trend ...
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Athene, Barracuda, Energizer, Michael Kors, Tableau Software and Many More in Key Analyst Calls for Tuesday

Stocks were effectively at all-time highs at the end of 2016. Even with the final week of the year being choppy, the first trading day of 2017 was indicated higher after overseas ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, Dynegy, BP, Goldman Sachs, Kinder Morgan, Select Comfort and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday morning. This is after the final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and after the European Central Bank voted to leave rates on ...
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10 Merrill Lynch Equity Income Portfolio Picks for Safe High-Dividend Yields

With interest rates at embarrassingly low levels and with stocks at all-time highs, many investors have turned to key dividend-paying stocks to generate income and hopefully to achieve long-term upside. ...
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3 Top Health Care REITs Are Still Paying Outstanding Dividends

We write about it every week it seems. Investors are hunting for yield as interest rates on sovereign debt around the globe continue to tumble. The conundrum is that many ...
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Ventas Gears Up for Secondary Offering

Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) announced the pricing of its secondary offering recently. The company values its 9 million share offering up to $649 million in terms of gross proceeds. There ...
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4 Health Care REITs to Buy That Offer Growth and Pay Big Dividends

As we have noted before, the United States has an aging population, and one that is growing older, faster. The demand for medical services, assisted living, Alzheimer's care and many ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Exelon, General Dynamics, Mattel, Philip Morris, SanDisk, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were looking steadily lower on Thursday ahead of the three-day Easter weekend. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both went positive for 2016 last week, but now ...
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Stifel Adds New Stocks to Analyst Select List

Now that the first-quarter earnings barrage is mostly past us, many top Wall Street firms we cover are making adjustments to the list of top stock recommendations for clients. Not ...
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