Family Dollar is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
The nascent energy boom will help propel these core companies producing in the US.
US markets are set for a lower open following Chinese imports and exports report and ahead of the release of minutes from the Fed policy meeting from June.
In today's environment there is less competition for the cheap stocks.
Caution has clearly been the fool’s way in this market.
Earnings and recent data out of the US, Europe and China indicate a slowdown.
Companies that pay out a healthy yield without eating into profits can help investors keep ahead of inflation over the long haul.
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As the market wades through what many people hope is a sixth bull year, some have grown nervous about how long the run can go.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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