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S&P downgrades on the rise

CNBC's Eric Chemi takes a look at the increase in "sell" ratings from analysts on Wall Street.

A farmer sprays a chemical fertilizer on his wheat field

Goldman expects fertilizer prices to "materially improve" in 2018 and beyond.

Employees sort through items being shipped through the FedEx World Service Center in Doral, Florida.

TipRanks identified the top analysts covering consumer goods and which stocks they like right now.

A Nvidia Drive PX 2 computer for autonomous vehicles.

The "Fast Money" traders discuss what trades to make after Nvidia's downgrade.

Tougher fundamental backdrop for AT&T: Pro

Matthew Niknam, Deutsche Bank director of equity research, discusses the firm's downgrade of AT&T to "hold" and the potential deal between the telecom giant and Time Warner.

Call of the day: Amazon has reached its peak

The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders discuss the call from Global Equities Research saying that it's time to take profits in Amazon.

Here's how to profit from artificial intelligence, chatbots and the vast amounts of data needed to drive the technology.

Mad Money 2

Jim Cramer explains why regional banks keep roaring even after a slew of analyst downgrades.

Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech as Vice president-elect Mike Pence looks on during his election night event.

Markets continue to rally after the shock of Donald Trump being elected president, but economists are still issuing warnings to investors.

McDonald's beats Street, global comps up 3.5%

R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior analyst, breaks down McDonald's quarterly results, which posted EPS of $1.50 on revenues of $6.424 billion.

Ericsson's third quarter sails fall sharply

Daniel Djurberg, senior technology analyst at Handelsbanken Capital Markets, discusses the problems facing the telecom company.

It's not a pretty picture for RBS: Analyst

Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, comments on accusations made against the bank RBS.

How could Germany rescue Deutsche Bank?

Charles Lichfield, associate for Europe at Eurasia Group, and Chris Wheeler, Atlantic Equities banks analyst, discuss problems facing Deutsche Bank.

We're in a period of deficit for sugar: Analyst

Claudiu Covrig, senior sugar analyst at S&P Global Platts, shares his views on the sugar trade.

Juenger: The downside of big media

Top analyst Todd Juenger predicts a downturn in the big broadcast media sector, even in light of game-changers like the alleged Viacom-CBS merger.

Best restaurants bets: Analyst

John Glass, Morgan Stanley analyst, shares his top stock picks in the fast casual food space.

Disney downgrade: Analyst

Tony Wible, Drexel Hamilton, explains why he is not a fan of Disney right now.

Markets may have approved of the BOJ's paradigm shift on Wednesday, sending shares higher and the yen lower, but analysts called it a damp squib.

This could slow growth at Wells Fargo: Analyst

Gerard Cassidy, U.S. banks analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says the next 90 days will be hard for the U.S. bank following the recent scandal.

Apple a solid value play?

Ben Schachter, Macquarie Research Apple Analyst, discusses the nine-month high in Apple shares as it currently leads the Dow.

There is concern in Germany about wheat prices: Analyst

Jack Watts, lead analyst at AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds, discusses the problem of low wheat prices in Germany.


Gold fell to a two-week low on Monday following upbeat comments on the U.S. economy from a senior Federal Reserve official.

Evercore ISIS: Sell Twitter as competition rises from Snapchat

Ken Sena, Evercore ISI, discusses his downgrade call to sell Twitter with the "FMHR" traders.

BHP Billiton numbers came back worse than expectations: Analyst

Paul Renken, senior geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital Limited, discusses the results from BHP Billiton and the commodities market.

Call of the day: Valeant

Irina Koffler, Mizuho Senior Analyst, discusses her upgrade call on Valeant Pharmaceuticals saying she believes the short thesis has been "debunked."

H&M has done really well in the past few years: Analyst

Nivindya Sharma, senior analyst at Verdict Retail, comments on the latest earnings from retailer H&M and says the retail sector is under pressure.

Glencore reports a significant fall in commodity production

John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, comments on the latest production report from Glencore.

OPEC is trying to softly intervene in the market: Analyst

Emma Richards, senior oil & gas analyst at BMI Research, discusses the possibility of an oil production cap being introduced.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO

Top tech investor Paul Meeks says that Facebook will soon dominate social media as much as Coca-Cola dominated the beverage industry in its heyday.

A Phillips 66 logo is seen on a gas pump as a car is filled a Beck's station in Princeton, Illinois.

Phillips 66 shares climbed more than 2 percent after Cowen and Company upgraded the energy company to "outperform" from "market perform."

Bitcoin and Dollar notes

Bitcoin experts have weighed into a debate regarding the legal status of the cryptocurrency following a ruling last week.