Only 11 companies are interested in Brazil's event, and none of the majors want anything to do with it.
LINN Energy is upgraded to 'buy,' and Noodles & Company is initiated with a 'neutral.'
BlackBerry is downgraded to 'sell,' and Best Buy is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Slowing growth is taking a toll on many US-listed Chinese companies.
You can diversify your portfolio with funds focused on emerging companies and markets.
After such a strong rally in the US markets, it's important for investors to consider companies based or doing business abroad.
Its newly expanded deal with Exxon shows how mighty it's getting.
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