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ETF Flopper: Truckers Get Wrecked

Transportation ETFs fell more than 3%. A Credit Suisse analyst explains why there's "no recovery in sight for truckload."

ETF Topper: Telecoms Tick Up

Telecommunications-tracking exchange-traded funds were among the best performing on Thursday.

If the FCC Won’t Let Title II be… Cable/Telecoms Could Rise

Fundstrat's Thomas Lee explains how a reversal of Title II could be a catalyst for cable and telecommunication stocks to realize as much as 40% upside in the next 12 months.

Invesco Takes a Tumble

Invesco shares have declined nearly 6% on Thursday as net flows came in negative. But one analyst sees upside of about 20%.

Europe Stocks: Lean into the Pullback

Strategas Research Partners' technical analysis suggests the Stoxx Europe 600 is "close to bottoming" after a 5% pullback.

Oaktree: Is There Much Upside Left?

Oaktree Capital Group's stock has risen after the company reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings. But analyst price targets suggest there is little upside left.

Legg Mason Stock Trips, but it Still Looks Good

Legg Mason shares have fallen 3.5%, despite beating earnings-per-share expectations. One analyst sees more than 20% upside.

KKR Climbs on Quarterly Results

KKR stock has risen nearly 2% after reporting higher-than-expected economic net income.

Barrick, Gold Miners Glitter

Barrick Gold shares are rising on better-than-expected quarterly results. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners is also getting a boost.

ETF Topper: Gold Miners Pan Out

The VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners was among the best performers in ETF land on Wednesday.

ETF Flopper: Bank Stock Beatdown

Bank stock-tracking exchange-traded funds had a rough day, but there's a lot to like about financials.

In Bitcoin We Trust???

"Should we consider Bitcoin and its growing list of competing crypotocurrencies money? We think the answer is no," says David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors' chairman and chief investment officer.

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Really Likes BlackRock

Dan Loeb's Third Point called BlackRock a "misunderstood franchise." Why one analyst sees more than 20% upside.

Energy Stocks: Generalist Interest vs Specialist Concern

Goldman Sachs' high-yield energy research and credit strategy teams have downgraded the sector.

Flow Show: ETF/ETP Assets Reach New Highs

BlackRock's iShares ETFs saw the largest net flows in June, according to independent research firm ETFGI.

ETF Flopper: Treasury Yields Run Up

Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury and Pimco 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index ETFs fell about 2% apiece on Tuesday.

ETF Topper: Crude Oil and Metals Miners Get a Lift

Crude oil prices got a big lift from yesterday's news. Metals were mixed, but Freeport-McMoRan and Newmont Mining helped pull SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF to the top.

Blackstone: Innovation Could Lead to More Upside

Morgan Stanley says the alternative asset management firm's 'innovation machine' suggests more upside.

Saudi Summer: Why Crude Oil is Rising Big

Crude oil prices have shot up on yesterday's news. RBC Capital Markets analyst Michael Tran explains.

T. Rowe Price Surprises, Again!

The asset management firm's shares are rising on a quarterly beat.

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