Better-than-expected US economic data continues to fuel the stock market, even as mixed messages from the Fed dials it back.
Can't companies see the positive transformation these deals bring? What are these putative buyers scared of?
Accenture is downgraded to 'neutral;' while Biogen and Vodafone are upgraded to 'buy.'
While the daily technical studies are still in correction mode, longer-term patterns suggest that the current market decline will provide good buying opportunities.
It's no surprise that some of these firms don't pay dividends, but one once-hated company is poised to restart its payouts.
Lennar is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Boston Beer is upgraded to 'neutral.'
As the stock market reaches new highs, Goldman Sachs sees more gains ahead. Fueling the market: An improving economy, growing dividends and low interest rates.
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