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Best Consumer Companies To Buy Right Now

Last week, I examined mid-cap stocks and talked about why they’re a happy hunting ground for investors today. To summarize, investors have poured money back into U.S. stocks after the January swoon, as economic indicators are confirming that the U.S. economy remains on a growth path, with positive trends for employment and consumer spending, with low inflation and interest rates.

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Top 5 Logistics Stocks To Invest In Right Now

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The last few Fridays haven’t been kind to the Street, with the market closing lower three weeks in a row. Will today be a different story?

Exactly one year after setting its all-time intra-day high, the S&P 500 index (SPX) starts Friday well below that level, but appeared ready....more>>>

Best Oil Service Companies To Watch In Right Now

Shares of Fed Ex (FDX) are climbing in after-hours trading after the express shipper easily topped earnings forecasts.

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FedEx reported an adjusted profit of $2.90 a share on sales of $14.7 billion, topping Street forecasts for $2.78 on revenues of $14.6 billion. Citigroup’s Christian Wetherbee and Prashant Rao write that the numbers were “likely better....more>>>

Top 5 New Companies To Buy Right Now

Uber has a new logo and lots of people hate it.

Instead of the stylized white and black “U,” the new design features an image that the company calls the “atom and bit.”

While a few offered praise for the update, the news has some folks on Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) confused or downright angry.

“This new logo/branding looks disgusting @Uber, your....more>>>

5 Best Cheapest Stocks To Own For 2016

When Warren Buffett dissolved his investment partnership in 1969 to focus on Berkshire Hathaway, the company he had acquired a few years earlier, he recommended that his clients invest in the Sequoia Fund (SEQUX). It was great advicefor more than three decades, anyway.

See Also: 5 Good Places to Put Your Money During a Bear Market

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Hot Machinery Companies To Buy For 2016

Stocks posted their best week since 2015 as investors looked past Brexit and bought stocks hand over fist.

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The S&P 500 gained 3.2% to2,102.95 this week after gaining 0.2% today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.2% to 17,949.37 this week after advancing 19.38 points, or 0.1%, today. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 3.3% to4,862.57 this....more>>>

Best Integrated Utility Companies To Buy For 2016

Stifel’s Michael Scialla and Daniel Guffey warn investors not to chase the biggest gainers among the exploration & production stocks, including Denbury Resources (DNR) and Whiting Petroleum (WLL), and instead stick with more stable fare such as Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Rice Energy (RICE), and Continental Resources (CLR). They explain:

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Top 10 Industrial Conglomerate Companies To Own For 2016

For small businesses all across the U.S., business conditions will get better this year, most noticeably in the second half, when the overall economy shifts into higher gear. The rate of improvement will vary, of course, depending on the type of small business, where its located and the customers that it serves.

See Also: Kiplinger’s Economic Outlooks

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10 Best Construction Stocks To Own Right Now

Barclays’ Matthew Korn and team upped their targets prices on AK Steel (AKS) and US Steel (X) thanks to rising steel prices but contend they’re still expensive:

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Steel prices are skyrocketing and should continue to rise near term, but we expect supplies to loosen and tags to soften over 2H: Even in hindsight its tough to look back to February and see how lower....more>>>

5 Best Net Payout Yield Stocks To Invest In Right Now

Wolfe Research’s Scott Group and team aren’t worried too much about FedEx’s (FDX) earnings, which are scheduled to be released next Wednesday. They are worried about 2017, however. In a note released yesterday, they explain why:

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FedExwill report F3Q EPS on Wed. (3/16) and were lowering our EPS modestly to $2.27 vs. current Cons. of $2.35. We think....more>>>

Top Japanese Companies For 2016

Stocks have given back most of their gains this afternoon after the minutes from the Fed’s April meeting showed a June rate-hike to be on the table.

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The S&P 500 has dropped 0.4% to 2,039.97 but is still within spitting distance of 2,040, which has been highlighted as a key level by technicians. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has....more>>>

Top 5 Restaurant Companies To Buy For 2016

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Internal rate of return (IRR) is a metric used in capital budgeting measuring the profitability of potential investments. Internal rate of return is a discount rate that makes the net present value (NPV) of all cash flows from a particular project equal....more>>>

Top International Stocks To Watch For 2016

RBC’s Douglas Miehm and Joel Hurren consider the impact of Valeant Pharmaceutical International’s (VRX) amended loan agreements–beyond the fact that it won’t default:

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Amendments to term loans will see 100bps increase in interest rate until certain financial metrics are met, 50bps increase thereafter. Following Valeants announcement....more>>>

5 Best Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now

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