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Citi cuts Transfield rating, lifts Downer

Transfield has been cut to Neutral from Buy at Citi, with a new price target of $2.01. The cut comes after Transfield turned its nose up at a $1 billion bid from Spanish infrastructure company Ferrovial, causing shares int he local company to spike 26%. 29 more words


Credit Suisse upgrades Downer EDI

Credit Suisse has lifted its rating on Downer EDI from Underperform to Neutral following the engineering and infrastructure company announcing it will buy privately-owned Tenix for $300 million. 102 more words


Jobless Claims Fell to Lowest Level Since 2000

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through October 18th

US stocks ended another volatile week down for the 4th week in a row on global growth and central bank policy worries. 256 more words

Investment Advisory

Dow distortion: IBM accounts for nearly all of day's loss

The Dow’s losses today are being distorted by IBM’s big drop. (Focus on broader U.S. market gauge like S&P 500 for a better snapshot of the stock market’s health today.) Here’s why. 249 more words


Dow futures fall sharply after IBM profit miss

A big earnings miss by IBM has put a dent in the rebound plans of the Dow Jones industrial average in pre-market trading. Dow futures were off more than 85 points — after rising earlier this morning. 350 more words


IBM shares off 7% after big earnings miss

Shares of IBM fell sharply Monday after the computer company reported third-quarter earnings that fell well short of analyst expectations.

After the weak profit news broke, … 243 more words

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Attention Slow Money (IRAs / 401ks) - Risk Ahead!

Investing is all about risk management. Preventing loss is just as important as realizing gain. There are periods in the market where Return of Capital is the more appropriate approach than Return on Capital. 406 more words