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  • For the past 39 years, has surveyed research directors and chief investment officers at major U.S. money management firms to get their take on the best equity analysts in each sector. According to Institutional Investor, a spot on the All American Research Team (AART) can have a significant impact on an analyst’s compensation, with members of the AART earning 2.4 times more in total compensation than analysts who were not ranked. But what is more impressive than being ranked is appearing on the

    So, which top analysts have year after year withstood the test of time and are among the most successful on the street? Click to find out!

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    With polls suggesting Republicans are set to re-take the House, it looks like the Democrats have a glass jaw to go along with that tin ear. And while scattered tea party victories gave the Republican establishment the thrashing it so richly deserved, the bad news is that none of it matters to our financial prospects.

  • Barclays announced to employees that it is killing one of the last vestages of Lehman Brothers.

  • In annual All-American Research Team rankings, individual analysts are selected for their market prowess, but there's also a lot at stake for the firms at which they work. Institutional Investor ranks the top sell-side equity analysts in various sectors and in doing so list s the top three individuals as well as a runner up. From this, the magazine has developed a ranking system, where firms are awarded four points for a first - place analyst, three for second, two for third and one for runner-u

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    Working as a trader or an investment banker at a European bank might be about to get a whole lot less lucrative. The FT reports.

  • Stocks held significant losses heading into the close after the dollar rebound prompted investors to take profits following the September rally, and at the start of a week heavy on jobs news and earnings. Amex and Alcoa fell, while JP Morgan rose.

  • Stocks held significant losses heading into the close after the dollar rebound prompted investors to take profits following the September rally, and at the start of a week heavy on jobs news and earnings. Amex and Alcoa fell, while JP Morgan rose.

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    That comment by me last week about the guts of an ETF created somewhat of a stir in the blogosphere and in the ETF industry—as did the topic of the piece I had written, which was headlined: “Can an ETF collapse?”

  • Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.

  • Stocks edged higher before the close Friday, putting the market on pace to continue a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Dupont and Caterpillar rose, JP Morgan and HP fell.

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    John Gapper points out that the elevation of Bob Diamond to the top of Barclays indicates that the financial crisis hasn't stalled the rise of investment bankers in Europe.

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  • Stocks closed lower Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 ended a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading. Amex sank, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks fell Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 were on pace to end a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading.  Amex, AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks fell as investors paused after a broad rally last week and absorbed news about rekindled European debt worries. Amex and AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors took a breather following a three-session rally last week. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his insights.

  • How long can this last? Not only is the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) down to its lowest levels since May, but the Trin has been below 1 for almost the entire 3 trading days of the current month. A Trin below 1 indicates that more volume is going to stocks on the upside versus stocks on the upside; in other words, upside momentum.

  • U.S. futures futures are weak ahead of the open Tuesday after a weak performance in Europe on renewed bank stress test concerns and worries over European debt.