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Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades: May 10th, 2013

SINA - SINA upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman MDR - McDermott downgraded to Neutral from Add at Capital One MDR - McDermott downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Howard Weil MU - Micron downgraded to Market Perform … Continue reading

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Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades: May 9th, 2013

MNST - Monster Beverage downgraded to Hold from Buy at Gabelli GMCR - Green Mountain upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Dougherty IR - Ingersoll-Rand downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham PF - Pinnacle Foods initiated with a Buy … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: May 7th, 2013

TOP STORIES: Three Ohio women rescued a decade after they vanished Europe Shares Rise to 5-Year High as Aussie Weakens HSBC profit surges as bad loans fall U.S. home prices climb 1.9% in March: CoreLogic Libya Defense Chief Quits as … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: May 6th, 2013

TOP STORIES: No early warning for U.S. on Israeli strikes in Syria Kentucky Derby winner Orb to tackle Triple Crown EU regulator takes aim at Google over Apple mobile patent lawsuit Solar-powered plane wraps first leg of flight across United … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: May 3rd, 2013

US ECONOMIC DATA: U.S. economy adds 165,000 jobs in April Unemployment rate drops to 7.5% from 7.6% Unemployment rate lowest since December 2008 Job growth outpaces increase in labor force March job gain revised up to 138,000 vs 88,000 February … Continue reading

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Dividend News - North America

Today’s Announcements: Cardinal Health Inc CAH (S&P 500) Cardinal Health Inc  announced a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend from USD 0.275 to USD 0.3025 per share. The dividend is payable on July 15th 2013 to shareholders of record on … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: May 2nd, 2013

US ECONOMIC DATA: Initial jobless claims sink 18,000 to 324,000 Four-week claims average drops 16,000 to 342,250 New claims at lowest level since January 2008 Continuing claims increase 12,000 to 3.02 million U.S. March trade gap narrows 11% to $38.8 … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: April 30th, 2013

TOP STORIES: U.S. Stock Futures Little Changed Before Confidence Data European Bonds Climb as Euro Weakens on ECB Bets; Corn Advances Japan household spending surges as “Abenomics” gains momentum SoftBank CEO says won’t raise bid for Sprint Paulson Leads Hedge-Fund … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: April 29th, 2013

TOP STORIES: Syria says prime minister survives Damascus bomb attack Global shares rise on central bank expectations, euro also up France’s Hollande to ease entrepreneurs’ capital gains tax Hedge Funds buy into J.C. Penney: New York Post Copper Climbs in … Continue reading

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