Although quantitative easing by the Fed would boost stock prices, investors fear that the economy needs government intervention. To play it safe, here are 10 large-cap stocks that rank as analysts' favorite picks within their sectors—and 30 more top-ranked names in those sectors. ...A report from TheStreet.
Morgan Stanley gave this services stock an ‘Overweight’ rating and $38 price target citing strong catalysts. Know which one we’re talking about?
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Trash generates cash—lots of it—for companies that collect, recycle or destroy the tons of garbage generated by our world's population. Here's a look at three of 2010's top-performing publicly-traded waste companies.
Click to see where Americans are sending most of their heaping piles of garbage and how landfill companies are turning it into pure gold.
The latest garbage gauge is pointing to a slow but steady recovery that should see trash volumes turn positive this quarter or next for the first time since 2008. That should propel profits of trash haulers who’ve been able to maintain pricing power through the recession thanks to long-term, customer-specific contracts.
Although most people don’t think about it, the management of solid waste is one of the most critical issues facing municipalities throughout the United States. Challenges arise every day as society tosses out more and more wastes, the number of landfills available for use continues to decline, regulations grow and the cost of providing services increases. Financially and logistically, the management of solid waste is becoming ever more difficult.
Altria Group and Playtech joined a roster of companies raising their shareholder payouts this month. Companies include insurance, shipping, critical care and ag stocks. ...A report from TheStreet.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, July 29.
Apple, Citigroup and Ford are tirelessly touted by the media and fund managers. Yet, analysts favor lesser-followed companies. Here are 10 large-cap stocks, all S&P 500 members, that receive rave reviews from analysts but get little attention from investors.
Investors concerned about a double-dip can shield themselves with large-cap companies that have global reach and ample cash to withstand a slowdown.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold a lot of stock during the first three months of the year, including a reduction of over 31 million shares for its stake in Kraft Foods spacer. That sale follows his outspoken criticism of Kraft and its management for acquiring Cadbury's. Berkshire has also been raising money to pay for its now-completed $26 billion acquisition of the freight railroad Berkshire Hathaway Santa Fe.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has been adding to his position in Republic Services this past quarter. Should investors follow Buffett and bank on the trash-disposal stocks? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital, shared his insights.
Warren Buffett eased the throttle on energy while Bill Ackman had less on Target. George Soros and John Paulson loaded up on financials, while Carl Icahn backed off on Yahoo but jumped into Take Two.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway dramatically cut its stakes last fall in two of the nation's biggest oil companies. It also significantly reduced its holdings of Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.
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What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Feb. 11
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