By now, the term “PIIGS” is rather well-known due to debt woes and economic woes of Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain.  French banks have been considered as having above-average...
It is no secret that shipping stocks have been horrible performers of late.  In fact, they have made the dismal performance seen at some trucking companies look like trucking was a blue chip...
These are ten of the top pre-market analyst calls with upgrads and downgrades that we have seen from Wall Street early this Friday morning: Ariad pharmaceuticals (ARIA) Cut to Sell at Merriman Curhan...
Oil supermajor BP plc (NYSE: BP) has sold its southern gas assets in the North Sea to the UK’s Perenco UK Ltd for $400 million in cash. The sale is part of the company’s strategy to sell $38...
Independent oil and gas producer Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) has agreed to purchase the North Sea assets of a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) for $1.75 billion. The total number of barrels...
Active traders and day traders have many stocks to choose from this Friday morning. We are tracking movement in shares of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:...
Wednesday afternoon's analyst upgrades and downgrades included Activision Blizzard, Alibaba, Ambev, Bed Bath & Beyond, Sea and more.
Friday afternoon's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Best Buy, Bright Health, Equitrans Midstream, Knight-Swift Transportation, Marvell Technology, Sea Ltd. and Six Flags Entertainment.
The announcement that Japanese scientists have found high concentrations of rare earth minerals on the Pacific Ocean sea bed could be far less than meets the eye. The report estimates that the total...
As Japan recovers from the devastating earthquake and its aftermath, the country will depend heavily on importing raw materials into the country and exporting finished goods. There are a number of...
Last week’s action in the solar sector was not just a reaction to a poor earnings reports from Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE). For these and...
These are some of this Friday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms.AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE: AB) Cut to Neutral and $26...
Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included APA, Arcturus, CME, Darden, First Solar, Logitech, Netflix Nike, Nokia, Sea, and more.
Tickerspy’s Dry Bulk Shipping Stock Index (*DBULK) rose 5.1% today, beating the S&P 500 by 1.3.%.  Dry shipping stocks were given a boost by upgrades today.  Deutsche Bank upgraded Genco...
ANAD started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.ASCA cut to Underweight at Prudential.BRCM raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.CDR started as Neutral at B of A.DSCM started as Neutral at First Albany. Smart...