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  1. Richard Perry's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn how Richard Perry, through hard work and determination, was able to found and lead one of the world's most successful ...
  2. Top 5 Positions in John Griffin's Portfolio

    Learn more about "tiger cub" John Griffin and discover the top five holdings in his portfolio.
  3. Whitney Tilson's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Take a look at ultra-successful hedge fund manager, Whitney Tilson, and learn about his background, investing philosophy ...
  4. Vestas Wind Systems: Time to Invest?

    Examine the history and recent performance of Vestas Wind Systems, and learn why the company's stock may be poised to surge ...
  5. Top 5 Positions in Pierre Lagrange's Portfolio

    Discover what companies make up the top five positions of Pierre Lagrange's portfolio.
  6. 6 Consistently Resilient Retail Stocks (AMZN)

    These six retailers have delivered consistent sales growth since the financial crisis.
  7. Proxy Season 2016: Big Stakes, Power Grabs

    Each year, public companies hold shareholder meetings where individual and institutional investors vote on the future. Here ...
  8. 3 Companies With Low Working Capital (AREX, NDLS)

    Learn about low working capital, how to calculate it, how it can impact a company's outlook and three stocks that currently ...
  9. 3 Utilities Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying

    Watch for utilities sector laggard NRG Energy, Inc. and its yieldco NRG Yield, Inc. to improve their performances during ...
  10. 3 Volatile Utilities Stocks For The Risk Taker

    Explore three volatile stocks in the utilities sector investors should consider for long positions.
  11. Portfolio Diversification, Done Right

    Diversifying your portfolio by means of different securities and asset classes is an essential approach to lower the overall ...
  12. Top-down vs. Bottom-up

    Top-down and bottom-up methods are alternative approaches to solving a wide variety of analytic problems in business, finance ...
  13. The Top 4 Stocks Listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for 2016 (T.TO, IPL.TO)

    Understand what's happening with the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2016. Learn about four of the top stocks on the Toronto Stock ...
  14. 3 Volatile Energy Stocks For The Risk Taker (APC, PXD)

    Learn information about three volatile energy stocks and why it may be a good time to consider an investment in them due ...
  15. 3 Consumer Stocks to Avoid in 2016

    Learn about three stocks of consumer product companies that are facing headwinds going into 2016.
  16. What's Ahead for U.S. Commercial Banks (WFC, JPM)

    U.S. commercial banks should benefit from higher interest rates, but anxiety about worldwide economic growth has generated ...
  17. What to Look for in Turnaround Stocks

    The year's off to a volatile start, creating an opportunity for investors to get some bargains. But they have to be careful ...
  18. Top 5 Positions in Whitney Tilson's Portfolio

    Take a look inside the portfolio of hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, director of T2 Partners Management LP, and learn about ...
  19. The 5 Best Performing Stocks in the Last 20 Years (GMCR, CELG)

    Find out which six stocks have performed the best over the past 20 years, which industries generated the most growth and ...
  20. 6 Stocks That Benefit from a Weather Event

    Discover companies that enjoy an increase in business as a result of a major weather event and how this translates into higher ...
  21. Common Sense Strategies For Adverse Markets

    Adverse markets require skillful adjustments to reduce risk and find new profit opportunities.
  22. 6 Growth Stocks You Should Keep an Eye On (ALK, AOS)

    These growth stocks have appreciated in an uncertain environment, and they all have the potential to be big long-term winners. ...
  23. Is Now the Right Time to Buy Russian Stocks?

    Examine the state of the Russian equity market entering 2016 and learn why adding Russian stocks to your investment portfolio ...
  24. The 2016 Infrastructure Report: 4 Ongoing Global Projects

    Discover several of the most costly infrastructure projects under construction around the world in 2016, and learn more about ...
  25. Economic Conditions That Helped Cause World War II

    Dire economic conditions following the First World War intensified antagonisms between nations that would eventually lead ...
  26. How New York Became the Center of American Finance

    While New York is the undisputed center of American finance, it wasn't always that way. Here's a look at how the city achieved ...
  27. Warren Buffett and the Mania of Mr. Market

    The stock market, or Mr. Market as conceptualized by Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham, is an erratic, moody individual. ...
  28. The 2016 Outlook for Utilities (XLU, VPU)

    Utilities should gain ground throughout 2016, offering investors and market timers profitable opportunities in an adverse ...
  29. Will FANG Become Toothless Tigers in 2016? (FB,AMZN,NFLX,GOOGL)

    Based on analysts' 12-month target prices, last year's hottest stocks - Netflix and Amazon.com - are expected to gain 40% ...
  30. The Top 4 Telecommunications Penny Stocks for 2016 (ALSK, CBB)

    Discover four telecommunications penny stocks for your portfolio for 2016, including turnaround candidates and those with ...
  31. The Best Ways To Invest For Income In 2016

    Dividend paying stocks and equity income funds are two ways to get yield out of your investments this year.
  32. Icahn Enterprises: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Learn how Carl Icahn has earned his reputation as a brutally effective activist shareholder, corporate takeover artist and ...
  33. Small Cap Vs. Mid Cap Vs. Large Cap Stocks in 2016

    Find out what to expect from small-, mid- and large-cap stocks in 2016, learn and why markets might not perform much better ...
  34. Starboard Value: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Read about the aggressive and successful activist strategy employed by Jeffrey Smith, head of New York-based hedge fund Starboard ...
  35. 3 Companies Disrupting Their Industries (GRUB)

    Find out which companies are using mobile application technology to completely disrupt their industries and transform conventional ...
  36. Wanda Group: The Chinese Conglomerate You've Never Heard Of

    Learn about the Dalian Wanda Group, one of the world's largest and most successful conglomerates.
  37. The Top 5 Micro Cap Semiconductor Stocks for 2016 (NVEC, UCTT)

    Learn about the semiconductor industry, its overall outlook for 2016, and the five best semiconductor stocks to consider ...
  38. The Top 5 Micro Cap Software Stocks for 2016 (MITK, ZIXI)

    Learn about the strong earnings growth outlook for the software industry and five micro-cap software stocks to track down ...
  39. Investment Strategy Case Study: Traditional Vs. Alternatives for 2016

    Learn more about some types of alternative investments and why you should consider adding them in your portfolio in 2016.
  40. 3 Companies With High Working Capital (GT, GILD)

    Learn about working capital, its importance in determining corporate financial stability and three stocks with high working ...
  41. Black Swans, Explained

    There exists a certain type of trader who invests in low-probability events that generate enormous pay-offs if they occur. ...
  42. North Korean Sanctions Just Got Serious

    Seoul's decision to shut down the Kaesong Industrial Complex is a blow to the region's attempts at economic cooperation and ...
  43. Top 4 Stocks Listed on the London Stock Exchange for 2016 (PSO)

    Discover why the London Stock Exchange provides many good investment opportunities in 2016, and learn about the top British ...
  44. Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

    Small cap performance impacts broad market tone and direction while revealing important details about market psychology. ...
  45. Will Oprah's Weight Watchers Bet Pay Off? (WTW)

    Weight Watchers is stuck in a holding pattern, while analysts and the public wait and see if Oprah's participation yields ...
  46. 5 Methods To Avoid Value Traps

    Learn about five key factors that can help investors identify and avoid value traps in their stock market portfolio selections.
  47. 3 Companies that Graduated from Micro Cap to Small Cap in 2015 (NEO, NSA)

    Learn how and why some companies rise from the micro-cap range to the small-cap level. This knowledge will help you target ...
  48. 5 Stocks With Bullish MACD Crossovers for 2016 (COT, OCLR)

    Take a technical analysis look at five stocks that may be heading to the upside in 2016, based on a bullish MACD crossover ...
  49. An Inside Look at Foursquare's Business Model

    Learn how Foursquare, once considered one of the most exciting technology startups around, intends to finally break through ...
  50. Two Reasons Dividends Will Drive Returns in 2016

    Dividend paying stocks are expected to be in vogue this year. But investors have to be choosy when picking one to invest ...
  51. Corvex Management: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Read about activist hedge fund Corvex Management and its founder, Keith Meister, who is a sometimes abrasive and emotional, ...
  52. How Toyota Makes Money (TM)

    Japan's biggest car manufacturer is also one of North America's biggest, delighting shareholders with its high profit margins.
  53. 8 Sectors That Drones Are Influencing in 2016

    Find out which sectors of the economy are expected to be heavily influenced by the growing commercial application of aerial ...
  54. The Top 5 Small Cap Retail Stocks for 2016 (PLCE, FIVE)

    Pay close attention to the performance charts for small-cap retail stocks for signals demonstrating strength despite a disappointing ...
  55. The Most Followed Stocks on StockTwits (NFLX, FB)

    Learn about the five most-followed stocks on StockTwits and how the site provides users with unique social insights for investing.
  56. ValueAct Capital: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Read an in-depth review of activist hedge fund ValueAct Capital, which saw nearly all of its 2015 gains eliminated in a matter ...
  57. Where in the World Should You Put Your Money Now?

    The U.S. stock market is reeling and interest rates remain skimpy. Nevertheless, even now there are still a few ways to get ...
  58. How Medtronic Makes Money (MDT)

    Here's the story of an American medical device firm that covers almost every segment in medicine and recently moved to Ireland ...
  59. Top 5 Stocks Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange for 2016 (RIO)

    Uncover five of the stocks listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) that offer investors the highest potential for above-average ...
  60. Stocks with High Dividend Yields: Why They're 'a Trap'

    Should you seek high yielding-dividend stocks in the current investment environment?
  61. Buffett's Big Holdings: Should You Buy Them?

    Following Warren Buffett's stock picks has historically been a good strategy. Is considering his biggest holdings in 2016 ...
  62. Cash vs. Stocks: How to Decide

    Is it better to keep your money in cash or is a down market a good time to buy stocks at a lower cost?
  63. Best Stocks to Buy for Around $1 (NXTD, MBII)

    Watch for strong technical indicators and other positive information when considering the purchase of any stock trading in ...
  64. 4 Stocks With Bullish Head and Shoulders Patterns for 2016 (PG, ETR)

    Discover analyses of the top four stocks with bullish head and shoulders patterns forming in 2016, and learn the prices at ...
  65. Performance Review: Emerging Markets Equities in 2015

    Find out why emerging markets struggled in 2015 and why a half-decade long trend of poor returns is proving optimistic growth ...
  66. Black Swans: No Point in Freaking Out

    Could 2016 be a big year for black swans? Who knows? Here's what black swans are, how they can devastate the unprepared, ...
  67. Is It Time To Buy Emerging Markets? (EEM)

    The majority of emerging markets are dependent on natural resources, delaying a long-term recovery until commodity markets ...
  68. 2016's Most Promising Asset Classes

    Find out which asset classes are considered to be the most promising for generating portfolio returns and reducing volatility ...
  69. 4 Best Drone Stocks to Invest in for 2016 (AMBA, ESLT)

    Find out which companies' stocks are set to lead the growth of the potential $100 billion industry of drone makers in 2016 ...
  70. 3 Cyclical Industries To Exploit in 2016

    Learn about the three industries at the down end of their business cycles, and discover how these industries may improve ...
  71. Apple's Endgame in the Education Technology Biz

    Technology has the potential to rebuild the future and the fortunes of businesses. Apple Inc. seems to have realized it.
  72. 4 Things That Make a Stock a Safe Bet

    No investment is a sure bet, but you can reduce your chances of taking a loss by choosing fair-priced stocks with growth ...
  73. A Beginner's Guide to Investing in Company Stock Plans

    There are certain advantages to investing in your employer's stock but there are some potential drawbacks to be aware of. ...
  74. Want to Buy Stocks? Here's How to Find Them (FB)

    Finding companies with good earnings and hitting on all cylinders in this environment, although possible, is not easy.
  75. 3 Risks Emerging Markets Debt Faces in 2016

    Learn about the major risks for emerging market debt in 2016. Discover how low interest rate policies by central banks fueled ...
  76. Glencore Vs. Noble Group

    Read about the differences between Glencore and Noble Group, two companies in the commodities business. Learn about accounting ...
  77. The Top 3 Small Cap Hardware Stocks for 2016 (AMD, TIVO)

    Learn about the three growth segments and the top three small-cap stocks that could bolster your portfolio regardless of ...
  78. The 5 Best Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends (PSEC, LTC)

    Get the scoop on five of the best stocks that pay regular monthly dividends, offering investors looking for regular income ...
  79. The Top Rated Dividend Paying Stocks for 2016 (ABBV, BA)

    Discover five of the top-rated stocks that pay investors solid dividends that you may want to consider adding to your investment ...
  80. The Top 5 Platinum Penny Stocks for 2016 (PLG, XPL)

    Examine five penny stocks in the platinum mining business that investors may wish to consider adding to their investment ...
  81. Top 5 Stocks Traded in the U.S. (GE, BAC)

    Learn about the top stocks traded in the United States in terms of average daily trading volume: GE, Apple, Bank of America, ...
  82. Inside IPO Roadshows

    Understand more about IPO road shows. Learn the reasons why an IPO road show is important for the success of a company's ...
  83. The Top 5 Small Cap Entertainment Stocks for 2016 (CKEC, RDI)

    Learn about these five small-cap entertainment stocks that deserve a spot in your portfolio for 2016. Take advantage of trends ...
  84. 3 Long-Term Investing Strategies With Strong Track Records

    Learn why discipline and a statistically valid investment strategy can help an investor limit losses and beat the market ...
  85. Forest Laboratories: An Activist Investment Analysis

    Find out how patience and perseverance paid off big-time for billionaire activist Carl Icahn during his four-year fight with ...
  86. Moderna Therapeutics: An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Find out the reasons why 2016 may be the year when highly valued biotech company Moderna Therapeutic files for an initial ...
  87. 3 Reasons to Invest in Frontier Markets in 2016

    Learn why investing in frontier markets will be a great long-term investment as these markets grow in ways that will propel ...
  88. Domo Inc: An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Learn about key information on Utah-based technology startup Domo Inc. and how the Domo dashboard differentiates itself in ...
  89. Icahn's Bet on Cheniere Energy: A Good Move or Ill-Timed? (LNG)

    Investing legend Carl Icahn continues to lose money on Cheniere Energy, but he's increasing his stake. Should you follow ...
  90. The Top 5 Entertainment Penny Stocks for 2016 (SIRI, ZNGA)

    Learn more about what types of businesses comprise the entertainment industry, and discover five entertainment penny stocks ...
  91. The Top 5 Semiconductor Penny Stocks for 2016 (ACLS, CAMT)

    Learn more about the semiconductor industry, and discover five penny stocks that investors seeking exposure to this industry ...
  92. Jana Partners: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Learn about Jana Partners, a hedge fund founded by Barry Rosenstein. Read about new positions in ConAgra and Qualcomm the ...
  93. Tech Stocks Vs. Financial Stocks in 2016

    Consider the arguments for allocating more of your investment portfolio to either the technology sector or the financial ...
  94. Is Alphabet the Best FANG Stock for 2016? (GOOGL, AMZN, FB, NFLX)

    Alphabet just impressed the street, but is it the best FANG stock?
  95. The Top 5 Retail Penny Stocks for 2016 (TWMC, DXLG)

    Find out which retail stocks trade for less than $5 a share. Learn about bargains that can avoid bankruptcy and produce nice ...
  96. Will Iran Sanctions Relief Hurt U.S. Pistachios?

    Iranian pistachio farmers have a few more millennia of experience than their Californian counterparts, and according to the ...
  97. How PetroChina Makes Money (PTR)

    The story behind PetroChina, one of the three biggest companies in the world by revenue.
  98. How Sanofi Makes Money (SNY)

    Sanofi, a French pharmaceutical firm, is the name behind some of the drugs you use every day. Here's how it operates.
  99. Amazon's Bad Quarter; Why You Shouldn't Bet Against Bezos (AMZN)

    Amazon disappointed Wall Street for the fourth quarter, but ignoring those expectations and paying attention to the underlying ...
  100. The Top 5 Micro Cap Utility Stocks for 2016 (ARTNA, DGAS)

    Identify five promising micro-cap utility stocks that provide the growth potential of small companies with the safety of ...
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