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U.S. Economy Steps Up, 3 Retail Stocks Stand Out - Analyst Blog

The ongoing housing market recovery, strengthening manufacturing sector and improving labor market are positive indicators, and the retail sector is likely to demand attention. These feel good... Read >>

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Mexican Telecom Majors Troubled by New Approved Competition Bill - Analyst Blog

After a long wait, the impending Telecommunications Competition Bill has finally received the green signal from the Mexican Senate, according to Bloomberg reports.  While the new bill favors the... Read >>

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Expedia to Expand in Asia-Pacific with Wotif.com Acquisition - Analyst Blog

Expedia Inc. ( EXPE ) has agreed to acquire Wotif.com Holdings Ltd. for a total cash consideration of A$703 million or $658 million based on the exchange rates as of Jul 4, 2014. The transaction... Read >>

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Major Regional Banks Stock Roundup: SunTrust and U.S. Bancorp in Focus for Settlements - Analyst Blog

Major banks' efforts to settle mortgage lawsuits remained the key trend in the last five trading days. The notion of these settlements curtailing further legal costs spread some positivity.... Read >>

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TripAdvisor's Smartphone App to Offer Offline Information - Analyst Blog

TripAdvisor Inc. ( TRIP ), the world's largest online travel research company, recently announced that it will offer an offline feature on its smartphone app. The new feature allows travelers to... Read >>

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Computer Sciences Targets Cost Rationalization; Risks Remain - Analyst Blog

On Jul 3, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Computer Sciences Corp. ( CSC ). Computer Sciences is one of the largest IT services firms worldwide. A leading IT service contractor of the... Read >>

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Valspar Hits New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

Shares of The Valspar Corporation ( VAL ) touched a new 52 week high of $77.48 on Jul 3, before closing the trading session marginally lower at $77.08. The Minneapolis based company has a market... Read >>

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Technology Stock Roundup: Analyst Upgrades Rock Yahoo, Netflix, King Shares - Analyst Blog

Analyst upgrades has a huge impact on company shares last week, particularly those of Yahoo ( YHOO ), King ( KING ) and Netflix ( NFLX ). Here's a look at the top stories Yahoo Analyst Upgrade... Read >>

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DeVry Up to Strong Buy as Q4 Nears - Analyst Blog

On Jul 4, we upgraded DeVry Education Group Inc. ( DV ) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) ahead of its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results later this month. What is Driving the Stock? For two... Read >>

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Keurig Green Mountain Soars to 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

Shares of coffee maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc. ( GMCR ) hit a new 52 week high of $128.04 on Jun 17, 2014. Growth Drivers Keurig Green Mountain shares have been on the rise this year, backed by... Read >>