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    Barclays CEO Jes Staley Will Still Get Paid After His Resignation

    By Danielle Letenyei
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Credit Suisse and Barclays Are Bullish on European Equity for 2016

    Credit Suisse (CS) strategists forecast 10% earnings growth in Europe versus a 6.8% growth expected from the US.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    ExxonMobil: Wall Street analysts call it

    Approximately 35% of Wall Street analysts tracking ExxonMobil (XOM) rate it a “buy.” Approximately 10% of the analysts recommend a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    How Wall Street Analysts Rate LyondellBasell ahead of 1Q18 Earnings

    The analyst consensus target price for LyondellBasell is $116.82, implying a return potential of 8.5% over the closing price of $107.68 as of April 20, 2018.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Forecast for Marathon Oil after Its 2Q15 Earnings

    Wall Street analysts gave target prices for Marathon Oil after its 2Q15 financial results. Evercore ISI gave Marathon Oil a target price of $23.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Here Are Broadcom’s New Business Segments in Fiscal 2019

    Broadcom’s (AVGO) fiscal 2019 first-quarter revenue is expected to be hit by declines in Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone sales and a slowdown in spending by hyperscale cloud customers.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Wall Street analyst targets for Denbury Resources

    The highest target price for Denbury comes from KLR Group, of $13 per share for the company. Denbury currently trades near $9, implying a ~45% return.

    By Manas Chowgule, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Recommendations for Chevron before 3Q15 Earnings

    It terms of analysts’ recommendations for Chevron, approximately 53.3% of analysts rate Chevron a “hold,” 40% rate it a “buy,” and 6.7% rate it a “sell.” The average broker target price of $93.11 for CVX implies a ~3.4% return in the next 12 months.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Forecast for ExxonMobil?

    Approximately 35% of analysts tracking ExxonMobil rate it a “buy” or some equivalent. Approximately 54% rate the company a “hold” or an equivalent, while 11% of the analysts recommend a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Sectors in the UK Will the ‘Brexit’ Decision Affect Most?

    The financial sector has contributed heavily to the UK economy. Financial institutions like HSBC and Barclays will face challenges doing business in the EU.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Earnings Report

    Analyst Recommendations for COG After Its 3Q15 Earnings

    We’ll discuss analyst recommendations for COG, following the release of its 3Q15 results. Wall Street analysts provided target prices for the next 12 months.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Financials

    Does the Komatsu Deal Change How Analysts Rate Joy Global?

    Of 19 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, five gave Joy Global a “buy” rating, while 11 gave a “hold” rating, three gave “sell” ratings.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Earnings Report

    The Word on the Street: What Analysts Are Recommending for Joy Global Now

    Of the 17 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, only five issued “buy” recommendations for Joy Global, while 11 issued “holds,” and one issued a “sell.”

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    British Pound Rallies on Strong Inflation Numbers

    On August 18, the annualized CPI showed an increase of 0.1% and beat the forecasts. The clothing and footwear sector drove the increase in inflation.

    By David Meyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Wall Street Analysts’ Recommendations on EOG Resources

    It’s important to note that ~69% of analysts tracking EOG Resources rate it a “buy” or some equivalent, while ~24% rate the company a “hold.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Contracting Manufacturing Activity Pressures UK Stocks

    With the economic slowdown, a reduction in imports—especially oil—by China has become inevitable, affecting many of its trading partner countries. Consequently, trades of these countries with the UK may be affected.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Earnings Report

    Wall Street analysts’ ratings of MarkWest Energy Partners

    64.7% of the analysts have rated the company as “hold”, while the remaining 35.3% have rated it as “buy”.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Snapshot of the UK Economy and Its Prospects

    The UK economy thrives on its robust financial sector, which is boosted by revenues generated from the North Sea, a region rich in energy resources.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Have Equities Performed since the Brexit Vote?

    Investors lost confidence due to the uncertainty surrounding the vote, which led to the expectation of the other member nations’ following in the United Kingdom’s footsteps.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eurozone Agreement: Greece to Receive up to $96 Billion

    On July 13, the Greek saga hit another milestone. Eurozone ministers reached a unanimous agreement to bail Greece out again.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Greek Saga Continues: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Resigns

    Greece made the national headlines again when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned from office on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Pound Sterling Rose Slightly Due to the Sustained Euro Sell-Off

    The pound sterling ended on a slightly positive note against the US dollar on November 17, even though the inflation levels fell on an annual basis in October.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    United Kingdom’s Services PMI Was Weaker in May

    The United Kingdom’s weaker services PMI was due to slower improvement in new business orders, domestic demand, and export orders in May 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Earnings Report

    Wall Street Recommendations for Cheniere Energy Partners

    It’s important to note that 66.7% of analysts rated Cheniere Energy Partners as “buy,” while the remaining 33.3% rated the company as “hold.”

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why BlackRock has an inorganic strategy for different markets

    BlackRock (BLK) is focusing on diversifying its expanding portfolio more through acquisitions and offerings in emerging markets.

    By Robert Karr
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    Industrials

    Why Yankee Bank Issuers Find US Corporate Debt Attractive

    A lower cost of borrowing and tighter spreads have attracted foreign banks to flock to the US corporate debt market.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    High-grade corporate bonds hit second-highest issuance of 2015

    Corporate investment-grade borrowing marginally declined to $62.34 billion in the week to March 13, 2015, the second-highest issuance in 2015.

    By David Ashworth
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    Miscellaneous

    ECB Extends Bond-Buying Program: How Did European Banks React?

    Last week, the ECB reduced the key interest rate by 10 basis points to -0.4% and announced plans to increase the monetary stimulus program to 80 billion euros starting in April.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Earnings Report

    Trading Revenues Weigh Down on J.P. Morgan’s Earnings

    J.P. Morgan said trading revenues fell 15% during the quarter to $4.3 billion and were also lower than the $5.1 billion recorded during the same period last year. A $2.2 billion tax benefit helped the bank report a 22% increase in third-quarter profits.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will the Pound Emulate the US Dollar’s Strength in 2016?

    The situation for the pound sterling in 2016 is similar to the US dollar’s situation in 2015. The markets are expecting a rise towards mid-2016.

    By David Meyer
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    Financials

    Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates Has Something Interesting to Say about Brexit

    Bridgewater Associates, which is managed by billionaire investor Ray Dalio, has warned its clients that a Brexit win could spread among EU countries.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    Immediate Impact of the Brexit Result: Volatility Up, Markets Down

    The Brexit results that came out on June 23, 2016, in favor of the Leave vote contributed significantly to market uncertainty and price volatility.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    Service Sector’s Contribution Has Been Rising in the UK

    Let’s now take a look at specific risks that could arise for businesses as a consequence of Brexit.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    What’s Been Helping the UK GDP after the Brexit Vote?

    After the Brexit decision, services were a positive factor, while production ended up to be a drag on GDP.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Technology & Communications

    Apple Stock: Barclays Increased Its Target Price

    Apple stock is trading 0.5% higher in pre-market today. Barclays (BCS) increased the company’s target price from $2017 to $224.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Industrials

    Union Pacific Fell Over 2% on Rating Downgrade from Barclays

    Union Pacific stock (UNP) fell 2.4% on June 13 after Barclays (BCS) lowered its recommendation on the stock from “overweight” to “equal weight.” Barclays analyst Brandon Oglenski believes that the earnings estimate for Union Pacific doesn’t reflect the slower demand environment.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Boeing Fell after Barclays Downgrade on Understated MAX Risk

    Boeing (BA) lost another bullish backer yesterday.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    3M: Analysts’ Views before Its Q1 Earnings

    Among the analysts tracking 3M, 32% recommended a “buy,” 47% recommended a “hold,” and 21% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Financials

    Analysts Lower Target Price on FedEx after Its 2019 Outlook Cut

    Most analysts reduced their target prices on FedEx after the delivery giant trimmed its fiscal 2019 earnings outlook.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Broadcom Taps Infrastructure Software Market with CA Technologies

    Broadcom’s (AVGO) fiscal 2019 earnings will be driven by its integration of CA Technologies.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Basic Materials

    DowDuPont: Analysts’ Recommendations

    DowDuPont’s consensus target price is $72.63, which implies a potential return of 24.9% over the closing price of $58.13 as of January 28.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Caterpillar: Analysts’ Recommendations

    Among the 29 analysts tracking Caterpillar, 62% recommended a “buy,” 34% recommended a “hold,” and 4% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Financials

    General Electric Jumped ~11% on J.P. Morgan’s Rating Upgrade

    General Electric stock was trading ~11% higher during today’s pre-market trading session after J.P. Morgan analyst Stephen Tusa upgraded his rating on the stock.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Basic Materials

    Eastman Chemical: How Much Upside Do Analysts Expect?

    Analysts’ consensus on Eastman Chemical indicates a target price of $98.82—a return potential of 25.5% over the closing price as of November 28.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    3M: Analysts Revised the Target Price

    For 3M stock, 37% of the analysts recommended a “buy,” 42% recommended a “hold,” and 21% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    GE Up 8% on Announcement of Partial Baker Hughes Stake Sale

    GE gained ~8% yesterday after newly appointed CEO Larry Culp revealed his first major step to strengthen the company’s liquidity.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can IBM’s Blockchain Retain Its Market Share?

    According to a report by the IDC, total spending on the blockchain platform is expected to climb by 122% to $2.1 billion.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyst Cut Sherwin-Williams’s Target Price but Stay Positive

    Of the 26 analysts covering Sherwin-Williams, 69% recommend “buy,” 31% recommend “hold,” and none recommend “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    3M: An Update on Analysts’ View

    Among the analysts, 38% recommended 3M stock as a “buy,” 37% recommended the stock as a “hold,” and 25% recommended the stock as a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Deere: Wall Street’s Views at the End of 2017

    Deere has been tracked by 24 analysts. Among the analysts, 46% recommended a “buy,” 50% recommended a “hold,” and 4% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Basic Materials

    How Analysts View Air Products and Chemicals after Fiscal 4Q17

    The analysts’ consensus indicates the 12-month target price of APD to be $167.00, implying a return potential of 3.8% over the closing price of $160.88 on October 26, 2017.

    By Peter Neil
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    Basic Materials

    How Wall Street Views DowDuPont ahead of 3Q17 Earnings

    As of October 24, 2017, 21 analysts were actively tracking DowDuPont (DWDP) stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chemours: Analysts’ Recommendations and More

    For Chemours, 88% of the analysts recommended a “buy,” 12% of the analysts recommended a “hold,” and none of the analysts recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Deere’s Analyst Recommendations ahead of the Fiscal 3Q17 Results

    Among the 21 analysts covering DE stock, 43% have recommended a “buy,” while 52% have recommended a “hold. The remaining 5% recommend a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Basic Materials

    Chemours: Analysts’ Recommendations after Its 2Q17 Earnings

    For Chemours (CC), 88% of the analysts recommended a “buy,” 12% recommended a “sell,” and none of the analysts recommended a “hold.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Wall Street’s View on PPG Industries ahead of 2Q17 Earnings

    Of the 21 analysts tracking PPG Industries (PPG), about 67.0% of them have recommended a “buy” for the stock, and 33.0% have recommended a “hold.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Analysts’ Saying about Eastman Chemical?

    A total of 17 analysts are actively tracking Eastman Chemical (EMN) as of July 5, 2017. Among them, 65% of analysts have recommended “buys” on the stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Analysts Recommend for Celanese

    As of June 29, 2017, 18 analysts from various brokerage houses actively track Celanese (CE) stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Fund Managers

    Why Barclays Thinks UAL Earnings Could Improve

    UAL is currently trading at $76. Its 52-week high is $83.04, and its 52-week low is $37.64.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chemours on the Street: Recommendations and Target Prices

    Among the eight analysts covering Chemours stock, 75% have issued a “buy” recommendation, while 12.5% have issued a “hold” recommendation.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Latest Wall Street Views on Dow Chemical

    As of June 13, 2017, 80.0% of the 20 brokerage firms tracking Dow Chemical (DOW) have recommended a “buy,” and 20.0% have recommended a “hold.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Analysts Recommend for LyondellBasell

    As of May 25, 2017, 23 brokerage firms were actively tracking LyondellBasell (LYB) stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Exploring Analysts’ Latest Price Recommendations for 3M

    On May 25, 2017, 18 brokerage companies were actively tracking 3M Company (MMM) stock. About 44.0% of those analysts recommended “buys” on the stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Deere: Analysts’ Recommendations after Its 2Q17 Earnings

    As of May 22, 2017, 39.0% of the analysts recommended a “buy” for Deere stock, 43.0% recommended a “hold,” and 18.0% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Recommendations for IFF after Its 1Q17 Earnings

    As of May 9, about 33% of the analysts recommended a “buy” for International Flavors & Fragrances, 60% recommended a “hold,” and 7% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Think about IFF ahead of 1Q17 Earnings

    As of May 2, 2017, 14 brokerage firms were actively tracking International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    How Analysts Are Viewing Dow Chemical after 1Q17

    About 76.0% of the 21 brokerage companies actively tracking Dow Chemical (DOW) stock recommend a “buy” for the stock, and 24.0% recommend a “hold.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Are Recommending for 3M Stock

    As of April 24, 2017, 18 brokerage firms were actively tracking 3M (MMM) stock. About 44.0% of those analysts are recommending a “buy” for the stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    3M on the Street: What the Analysts Say ahead of the 1Q17 Earnings

    Of the 18 analysts covering 3M, 44% of the analysts recommended the stock as a “buy,” while 39% of the analysts recommended the stock as a “hold.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Recommend for Dow Chemical ahead of 1Q17 Earnings

    As of April 19, 2017, 21 brokerage firms were actively tracking Dow Chemical (DOW) stock. 76% of the analysts recommended the stock as a “buy,” and 24% of analysts recommended the stock as a “hold.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts’ Latest Recommendations for Air Products & Chemicals

    As of March 29, 2017, 20 brokerage firms were actively tracking Air Products & Chemicals (APD). About 50.0% of them recommended a “buy” for the stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    International Flavors and Fragrances: Wall Street Ratings

    As of March 23, 2017, 14 brokerage firms were tracking the International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) stock actively.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Analysts’ Recommendations on Dow Chemical?

    As of March 21, 2017, 21 brokerage firms were actively tracking Dow Chemical (DOW) stock. Among them, 76% of the analysts recommended the stock as a “buy.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    LyondellBasell Gets ‘Hold’ Rating from Majority of Analysts

    About 35.0% of analysts have recommended a “buy” for LyondellBasell (LYB) stock, and 61.0% have recommended a “hold.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts’ Latest Recommendations for Sherwin-Williams

    As of February 27, 21 brokerage firms were actively tracking Sherwin-Williams stock—57% gave it a “buy,” 38% gave it a “hold,” and 5% gave it a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Deere: Wall Street Stock Recommendations after Q1 Earnings

    Before Deere (DE) announced its fiscal 1Q17 earnings, 22 brokerage firms were actively tracking Deere stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Do Distressed Valuations Mean It’s a Good Time to Buy Deutsche Bank?

    Deutsche Bank’s shares are currently trading at distressed valuations.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Earnings Report

    How Do Analysts Rate Emerson Electric Stock ahead of 1Q17 Results?

    Of the 25 analysts covering Emerson Electric stock, three analysts gave the company a “buy” rating, 17 analysts gave it a “hold” recommendation, and five analysts recommended it as a “sell.”

    By Sheldon Krieger
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Trump Save Deutsche Bank from Bankruptcy?

    Deutsche Bank could be the biggest beneficiary under Trump, having been on the brink of bankruptcy until its stock spiked nearly 20% after the election.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Do Distressed Valuations Offer a Good Chance to Buy Deutsche Bank?

    Deutsche Bank’s (DB) shares are currently trading at distressed valuations. The bank’s shares are trading at the steepest discount to its book value, worse than the 2008 financial crisis.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts Are Truly Divided on Chemours after Its 3Q16 Earnings

    Among the analysts covering Chemours’ stock, 33.33% analysts recommended a “buy,” while 33.33% issued a “hold,” and the remaining 33.33% issued a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Deutsche Bank’s Cost-Cutting Measures Reap Benefits?

    Deutsche Bank’s (DB) cost-cutting measures had some positive impact on the company in 3Q16, but it still has a long way to go. During the quarter, operating expenses fell 50% to 6.5 billion euros.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Fitch Ratings Reviews Deutsche Bank for a Downgrade

    In a worrying move for investors, Fitch Ratings put Deutsche Bank (DB) under review for a possible downgrade. The commercial credit rating agency cited challenges resulting from a sluggish business environment as the rationale for this move.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Earnings Report

    Do Deutsche Bank’s Distressed Valuations Provide a Good Opportunity?

    Deutsche Bank’s shares are currently trading at distressed valuations.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Earnings Report

    The Word on the Street: What Analysts Are Saying about Praxair after Its 3Q16 Earnings

    Of the 19 brokerage firms tracking Praxair’s stock before its 3Q16 earnings, 42% issued a “buy.” The same proportion of analysts still recommend a “buy.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Analysts’ Views on Sherwin-Williams

    Analysts’ recommendations As of October 12, 2016, 16 brokerage firms were tracking Sherwin-Williams’ (SHW) stock. All of the brokerage firms have revisited their recommendations after the announcement of the company’s 2Q16 earnings on July 21, 2016. 56% of these analysts have rated the stock as a “buy” and 44% rated the stock as a “hold.” […]

    By Peter Neil
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    Financials

    How Analysts View Wells Fargo after Disappointing 2Q Performance

    Currently, Wells Fargo (WFC) trades at a premium to its peers in the banking space. It has been one of the most profitable banks in America.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Retail Sales Low in the United Kingdom?

    The Office of National Statistics published the retail sales for June at a six-month low. Retail sales fell by 0.9% on a month-over-month basis.

    By David Meyer
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Recommend for GS ahead of Its Earnings?

    So far in 2016, shares of Goldman Sachs (GS) have plunged by 16% and have underperformed the financial sector.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Basic Materials

    Analysts’ Ratings for Celanese before Its 2Q16 Earnings Release

    On July 12, 2016, Celanese’s (CE) consensus 12-month target price was $76.30, indicating a return potential of 11.3% from that day’s closing price of $68.57.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Explains an Average YTD 2016 for the USAA International Fund?

    The USAA International Fund (USIFX) is right in the middle of the pack as far as its point-to-point returns for YTD 2016 are concerned—it is placed sixth.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Moody’s Downgrade Deutsche Bank?

    In a worrying move for investors, Moody’s Investor Service (MCO) cut Deutsche Bank’s debt and deposit ratings.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did Deutsche Bank’s Revenue Turn Out in 1Q16?

    Deutsche Bank’s operating expenses declined significantly in 1Q16 as the bank continued to cut litigation expenses. Non-interest expenses were 2.4 billion euros, 34% lower year-over-year.

    By Rebecca Keats
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Information Technology Stocks Made a Forgettable 1Q16 for IEOAX

    The Ivy European Opportunities Fund – Class A (IEOAX) fell a sharp 6.8% in 1Q16, placing it firmly at the bottom of the pack of 12 funds in this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    Sector Composition Changes in IEOAX until 1Q16

    The Ivy European Opportunities Fund – Class A’s (IEOAX) assets were spread across 77 holdings as of March 2016. It was managing assets worth $224 million.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Spurred by the Brexit, the Pound’s Implied Volatility Is Rising

    The rise in the pound-dollar pair’s implied volatility has been a strong 26% compared to a fall of 10.5% in the euro-dollar exchange rate volatility.

    By David Meyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft Is on Board with Disruptive Blockchain Technology

    Blockchain is the technology that is the foundation of Bitcoin, the world’s first decentralized digital currency, also known as cryptocurrency.

    By Anne Shields
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Difficult Times for HFEAX: Will It Last?

    HFEAX has had a difficult time in the one-year period until March 15, 2016. Along with the information ratio, the fund’s alpha for the period was also negative.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    UMBWX’s Volatility Is Low, but Other Key Metrics Are Shaky

    The Scout International Fund (UMBWX) is invested in stocks of companies like Syngenta (SYT), Aflac (AFL), ABB (ABB), Barclays (BCS), and Novartis (NVS).

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Recommendations for Apache before Its 4Q15 Earnings

    Approximately 34% of analysts rate Apache a “buy,” ~56% rate it a “hold,” and ~10% rate it a “sell.” The average broker target price of $45.93 for APA implies a return of around ~23% in the next 12 months.

    By Keisha Bandz
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