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This Week's Top Growth & Income Stocks
H&R Block is a global consumer tax services provider. They reported excellent results earlier this month as they appear to be benefitting from tightening labor markets and improving wages. Going forward, they should also benefit from tax reforms ...

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06/27/2017 09:51 PM


Quality stocks are struggling, but these 50 show promise, Goldman says
“However, we also look for two types of defensive characteristics, lengthening periods of industry leadership, and/or high and rising free cash flow. Last but not least, we pay more attention to valuation to confront the headwind from higher multiples.”.

06/27/2017 07:27 PM


Stock Market News for June 27, 2017
Gains in defensive stocks like utilities and telecommunications had a positive impact on the broader markets. The broader Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) increased 0.7%, emerging as the best performing sector of S&P 500. Some of its key holdings, ...
S&P 500, Dow edge up; tech weighs on NasdaqReuters
US STOCKS-S&P 500 edges up; tech weighs on NasdaqReuters UK
US STOCKS-S&P, Dow edge up; tech weighs on NasdaqDaily Mail
MarketWatch -Financial Times -Stamford Advocate
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06/27/2017 04:53 PM


2 growth stocks that could deliver spectacular returns
Financial advisor and asset manager Frenkel Topping Group(LSE: FEN) found itself still on the defensive in Tuesday business, the stock descending an extra 3% to trade at fresh nine-week lows of 57p per share. Investors reacted to the news that Frenkel ...

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06/27/2017 03:38 PM

Washington Post

European Stocks Called Lower as Markets Eye Dollar, Yellen, Treasuries
Switzerland's SMI is priced to extend yesterday's gain by around 0.3%, supported by defensive stocks and further potential gains for benchmark heavyweight Nestle SA, which rose to a record Monday after hedge fund Third Point revealed a stake in the ...
US STOCKS-Wall Street slips on tech selloffReuters UK
US STOCKS- Wall St set to open lower as tech selloff bitesDaily Mail
REFILE-US STOCKS-Futures slip on tech selloff; Yellen in focusReuters
Sputnik International -The Economic Times -BBC News
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06/27/2017 06:48 AM


Treasury yield curve flattens further; stocks tick up
"That's why you're seeing defensive names (in stocks) like utilities do well because equity investors are buying more in line with what that bond market is saying." Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell after the soft new capital goods orders data. The ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Treasury yield curve flattens further; stocks edge up (ISP)Markets Insider

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06/26/2017 09:20 PM