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  1. Predicting the Biggest IPO of 2016

    Find out which tech startup company will bring life back to the struggling IPO market with the biggest initial public offering ...
  2. The Top 5 Micro Cap Retail Stocks for 2016 (KIRK,TCS)

    Identify five promising micro-cap retail stocks that all growth investors should have their eyes on when making portfolio ...
  3. Worried About a Recession? Consider These Stocks (HRL, KR, ATRI, MCD)

    If you're worried about a recession, consider these five stocks that offer resiliency potential.
  4. The Top 5 Micro Cap Telecommunication Stocks for 2016 (CLFD,LMOS)

    Identify and learn about five of the best micro-cap telecommunications stocks to consider for your diversified portfolio ...
  5. Automattic - An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Find out the reasons why 2016 is unlikely to be the year when Automattic Inc., of WordPress fame, finally files for an initial ...
  6. 5 Risks Emerging Markets Equities Face in 2016

    Learn why investing in emerging market equities carries inordinate risk in early 2016 based on the financial deterioration ...
  7. JNJ vs. PG: Which is the Better Bet Right Now?

    These two stocks are long-term powerhouses, but one has the edge over the other right now.
  8. 5 Anticipated IPOs that Didn't Make it in 2015

    Pay attention to the IPO stock debt levels. Rising interest rates make debt more expensive. As the novelty of such an IPO ...
  9. How Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Makes Money (TSM)

    One of the world's biggest semiconductor manufacturers, one you might never have heard of, creates products you use every ...
  10. The Top 5 Micro Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016 (GURE,ODC)

    Learn about the factors that have dragged down basic materials sector performance over the past couple of years and where ...
  11. DocuSign: An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Learn the reasons why 2016 may be the year when the e-signature industry giant DocuSign finally files for an initial public ...
  12. The Top 5 Mid-Cap Semiconductor Stocks for 2016 (CAVM,CY)

    Five semiconductor companies that show great promise for 2016 in terms of new innovative products, financial stability, and ...
  13. 4 Utilities Stocks for Income Seekers in 2016 (BCE,AES)

    Discover four diversified electricity utility companies that have stable cash flows and provide high dividend yields for ...
  14. 5 Ways to Lose Money With a Dividend Reinvestment Plan

    Enrolling in a dividend reinvestment plan can backfire if you're not using it wisely, costing you money in the process.
  15. 3 Changes to Watch at Sony (SNE)

    Learn how Sony's restructuring has returned the company to profitability, and what signs to watch for to see if Sony can ...
  16. Prosper Marketplace: An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Find out the reasons why 2016 may be the year peer-to-peer lender, Prosper Marketplace, finally files for an initial public ...
  17. The Top 5 Small Cap Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (BLMN,DENN)

    Learn about the market conditions that could help continue pushing restaurant stocks higher in 2016 and the five small-cap ...
  18. Top 5 Dividend Stocks for a Market Sell-off

    Finding the right dividend stocks for bear markets isn't about seeking the highest yield. Instead, consider these five fiscally-solid ...
  19. The Top 5 Micro Cap Technology Stocks for 2016 (IGLD,NCIT)

    Learn about how the technology sector has performed over the past several years and the top five micro cap technology stocks ...
  20. Pinterest - An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Learn the reasons why 2016 may or may not be the year when social media giant Pinterest finally files for an initial public ...
  21. The Top 5 Utility Penny Stocks for 2016 (FTR,TAC)

    Discover five utility penny stocks of companies that are in the business of providing various water, electricity and phone ...
  22. 3 Industrial Stocks for Income Seekers in 2016 (CAT, BA)

    Learn about why the industrial sector may be ideal for income generation, and find out what should be the industrial stocks ...
  23. Will "FANG" Stocks Outperform in 2016?

    Facebook held the most bullish accumulation-distribution pattern into year’s end, telling investors to focus on this issue ...
  24. Uber: An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Find out the reasons why massively successful Uber Technologies, Inc. may be a candidate for an initial public offering (IPO) ...
  25. Performance Review - U.S. Equities in 2015

    Learn about the big winners and losers for stocks in 2015. See how Netflix led the market, but also how the entire energy ...
  26. The Top 5 Restaurant Penny Stocks for 2016 (SAUC, GTIM)

    Take a look at five restaurant stocks that are trading below $5 heading into 2016. These penny stocks could produce sizable ...
  27. Stocks to Avoid Right Now (SHLD, WYNN, BID, TWTR)

    If you bet on these stocks to appreciate over the next year, then you're gambling. There are much easier (and safer) ways ...
  28. 3 Consumer Stocks for Income Seekers in 2016 (AAPL, CALM)

    Learn about the current environment facing consumer stocks and where to search for yield and capital gains within the consumer ...
  29. Which Countries Will Drive Global Growth in 2016?

    Given the volatility that has already shaken the global economy, the world's largest economies will be leaned on to stimulate ...
  30. The Top 5 Small Cap Software Stocks for 2016 (MOBL,OPWR)

    Watch for bargains among small-cap software stocks by following their share price performances for signals of strength during ...
  31. 3 Predictions for U.S. Stocks in 2016

    Read about predictions for the stock market in 2016. See how the energy sector and the biotech sector may be under pressure ...
  32. Will China Slip Into a Recession?

    The Chinese economy is an entanglement of many factors gone wrong: an overvalued, engineered stock market, slow GDP growth ...
  33. Are Brick and Mortar Retailers Headed Into Bear Markets?

    The online sales revolution has altered the playing field for brick and mortar retailers, placing them at a disadvantage ...
  34. Why Netflix Will Remain a Long-Term Winner (NFLX, AMZN)

    Netflix might take a hit in the near future due to market pressures, but savvy investors should have it on their watch list. ...
  35. Has Chipotle Hit Bottom? (CMG)

    Chipotle has suffered from a public relations nightmare. Can its stock recover?
  36. Should You Steer Clear of GoPro (GPRO)?

    Is the GoPro growth story over or is there still gas in the tank?
  37. Bed, Bath and Beyond - Value Play or Value Trap?

    Bed, Bath and Beyond recently turned in lackluster third quarter results which compounds additional, recent tepid results. ...
  38. Mozilla To Stop Developing Firefox OS Phones, Upsetting No One

    Firefox OS is dead, or is it still alive? Here’s the reality check, and what is left for Mozilla and its Firefox operating ...
  39. Hedging Risk for Beginners: How and When to Do It

    Hedging risk is always a good idea. Here is how sophisticated investors go about it.
  40. Is Best Buy the Next Circuit City? (BBY)

    Circuit City is a former competitor of Best Buy that failed. Will Best Buy meet the same fate?
  41. A Saudi Aramco IPO? Why You Should Steer Clear

    If Saudi Aramco goes public, it will take the investment world by storm and investor interest will pique. Should you follow ...
  42. How Will Walmart Weather the Next Bear Market?

    WMT has historically been a safe place to hide in bear markets. Is this still the case?
  43. The Best Stock Buys Right Now (PG, MSFT, PSX, AMZN)

    The market is volatile but this presents opportunities. Here are a few to consider.
  44. The Top 6 Large Cap Alternative Energy Stocks for 2016 (JCI, GE)

    Identify large-cap, alternative energy stocks having the potential to make significant gains as a result of the transnational ...
  45. Investing in U.S. Stocks Vs. International Stocks in 2016

    Examine the case for investing in more international stocks versus U.S.-based stocks as the markets enter the 2016 trading ...
  46. Financial Markets: Capital Vs. Money Markets

    Two commonly used components of the financial market are money markets and capital markets. Find out the similarities and ...
  47. Rise of the Co-Investment in Hedge Funds

    Learn about the rise of co-investment deals among hedge funds. See how these high-risk and high-reward opportunities are ...
  48. The Top 5 Small Cap Utility Stocks for 2016 (CPK, RGCO)

    Identify five small-cap utility stocks that should be a part of a balanced portfolio in 2016. Evaluate these stocks based ...
  49. Investing in Growth Vs. Value in 2016

    Examine the arguments and implications for a value-investing strategy versus a growth-investing strategy as the stock market ...
  50. 6 IPO Market Trends to Watch in 2016

    Find out more about the outlook for the initial public offering (IPO) market in 2016. Is it expected to improve or will it ...
  51. The Top 5 Small-Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016 (WOR, CMC)

    Find out what kind of small-cap basic material stocks may make a run in 2016 and how their different business characteristics ...
  52. The Companies That Are Funding Uber and Lyft

    Learn how Uber and Lyft compete for venture capital investors from the United States and China, even as the payoff seems ...
  53. 5 Best Stocks to Buy Your Kids (AAPL, FB)

    Understand what someone should look for when deciding on stocks to buy for kids. Learn about the top five stocks to buy for ...
  54. Best US Equity Sector Since Market Peak October 2007

    Find out about the best U.S. equity sectors since market peak in October 2007, how they became the best and what may happen ...
  55. The Top 5 Large Cap Technology Stocks for 2016 (FB, GOOG)

    Discover the top five tech stocks to buy in 2016, or even before, including four blue-chip American giants and one Chinese ...
  56. How Does Zola Work and Make Money?

    Learn how the online retailer startup Zola is bringing the wedding registry industry into the 21st century with a vast array ...
  57. How Allergan Plc Makes Money

    Allergan plc is not only enormous, it's about to more than double in size. Here's why and how.
  58. The Top Defense and Aerospace Stocks of 2016

    These four defense stocks offer potential in 2016, each in different ways.
  59. 3 Dividend Software Stocks You Should Consider Buying (MSFT, ORCL)

    Learn about three software companies -- Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation and Symantec Corporation -- which provide ...
  60. Self-Driving Cars: Shifting Gears in Key Sectors

    The popular use of self-driving cars will cause some sectors to grow, will make some shrink or disappear, and will cause ...
  61. 5 Big Tech M&A Deals in 2015

    Read about five of the largest M&A transactions by total value in 2015, and learn a little about how the companies involved ...
  62. The Top Automaker Stocks of 2016

    Auto sales have been on fire, but auto stocks have not. What is 2016 likely to hold?
  63. 5 Hospital Stocks That Are Recession Proof (HCA, LPNT)

    Learn about five hospital stocks with the capacity to weather recession storms while offering steady, long-term growth opportunities.
  64. Best Checking Accounts for Small Businesses in 2016

    Accounts with big banks offer frills, such as mobile and text-based banking – but for small businesses, local banks and credit ...
  65. 3 Popular Financials Stocks in 2015 (WFC, COF)

    Find out about some of the popular financials stocks in 2015, why they have become popular and whether they will remain popular ...
  66. The 6 Most Successful Films of the 21st Century

    Discover which 21st century movie releases rank as the most profitable in terms of absolute worldwide gross and as percentages ...
  67. High-Beta Stocks for a Trade

    High-beta stocks are volatile, presenting profitable trading opportunities ... but not without risk.
  68. Privateer Holdings Revolutionizes the Cannabis Industry

    Watch Privateer Holdings succeed by bringing more respectability to the legalized medical and recreational marijuana and ...
  69. Third Point Partners: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Read about Third Point Partners and its activist investor campaigns. Learn about the company's investments in Dow Chemicals ...
  70. Where Does Warren Buffett Keep His Money?

    Understand who Warren Buffett is and how he made most of his net worth. Learn about the main places and investment vehicles ...
  71. Effect of China's Slowdown on Gambling Stocks in the US (LVS)

    Find out how the recent market crash in China has impacted the U.S. gambling industry and how big resort stocks such as Wynn ...
  72. Top 3 Transportation Stocks of 2016

    It's not going to be easy to find winning transportation stocks in 2016, but these three stocks might offer potential.
  73. 3 Dividend Computer Hardware Stocks You Should Consider Buying (IBM, MSFT)

    Discover three dividend hardware stocks that you should consider buying, including two big household names that are poised ...
  74. Top 5 Countries in which Activists are Running Campaigns

    Discover the top five countries where activist investors are running campaigns. Learn how they are doing and how much they ...
  75. The Top Basic Materials Stocks of 2016 (DOW)

    It may be difficult to find winning basic materials stocks in 2016. But here's one choice to consider for diversification ...
  76. Top 4 Stocks Listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for 2016 (CHL, HNP)

    Discover four Hong Kong-listed stocks, two exposed to the growing consumer economy and two laggards struggling to overcome ...
  77. The Top Beverage Stocks of 2016 (SBUX, PEP, MNST)

    These three beverage stocks offer the best potential in 2016.
  78. 3 Early Warning Signs You Can Use to Exit Positions

    Use these three early warning signs to take fast exits on open positions.
  79. The Top 5 Mid-Cap Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (PNRA, WEN)

    Get your portfolio ready for 2016. Here are the top five mid-cap restaurant stocks worth taking a look at for the next year ...
  80. The Top 5 Small-Cap Technology Stocks for 2016 (AMD, CLS)

    Learn what the top five small-cap technology stocks are for 2016, with a summary, growth outlook and price target on each ...
  81. The Best Fast-Casual Investment for the Long Haul

    What is the best fast-casual investment for the long haul: PNRA, SHAK, BWLD or CMG?
  82. The Top Game & Toy Stocks of 2016 (HAS, MAT, JAKK, TGT)

    These four toymaker stocks have the potential to deliver moderate to significant stock appreciation plays in 2016.
  83. The Top 10 Mid Cap Stocks for 2016 (BWA, CNP)

    Learn about the top 10 mid-cap stocks that are expected to grow in 2016. A summary of each company is provided, along with ...
  84. Why Billionaires Love to Invest in Newspapers

    Why, if newspapers are in such dire straights, are savvy investors like Buffett and Bezos investing in print? Let’s take ...
  85. 4 Signs Your Value Stock May Be Overvalued

    Value investing can make you money, but you have to look for traps. Overvalued stocks often correct, which means investors ...
  86. 3 Resilient Stocks for a Bear Market

    These three stocks offer resiliency and safe dividends in a bear market.
  87. The Top Energy Stocks of 2016 (TSO, PSX, VLP)

    It won't be easy to find winning energy stocks in 2016. These might be your best bets.
  88. The Top 4 Dividend Paying Hardware Stocks for 2016 (GRMN, QCOM)

    Discover the top four dividend stocks in the hardware industry, including one long-standing blue chip and a few value investments ...
  89. The Top Dividend-Paying Stocks of 2016 (GIS, JNJ, MSFT)

    These five dividend-paying stocks have the potential to outperform in 2016 when it comes to total return.
  90. What's Ahead For The Russell-2000 Index in 2016?

    The Russell-2000 ended 2015 with a loss after failing a breakout to an all-time high.
  91. 5 Characteristics of Good Growth Stocks

    Growth stocks can give investors good returns, but not all growth stocks are the same. From leadership to growth, there are ...
  92. The Top Utility Stocks of 2016 (WTR, ATO, AWR)

    When it comes to utilities and resiliency, bigger isn't always better. These three lesser known stocks are likely to offer ...
  93. The Top Restaurant Stocks of 2016 (MCD, PNRA, SHAK)

    These restaurant stocks may serve up long-term potential in 2016.
  94. The Top 6 Dividend-Paying Technology Stocks for 2016 (IBM, STX)

    Discover the top six dividend-bearing tech stocks for 2016, including some well-known companies and a few lesser-known stocks ...
  95. The Top 4 Dividend-Paying Alternative Energy Stocks for 2016 (NEE, NEP)

    Learn about the top four dividend-paying alternative energy stocks, and discover why they are poised to rise and raise their ...
  96. The Top 5 Mid Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016 (AXTA, ABX)

    Discover the five top mid-cap basic materials stocks for 2016, with a brief summary, growth outlook and expected price target ...
  97. The Top 6 Telecommunication Stocks for 2016 (VZ, TMUS)

    Discover the top six stocks for 2016 in the telecommunications sector, including some big names in the American market and ...
  98. The Top 10 Large Cap Stocks for 2016 (BCS, AAPL)

    Discover the top 10 large-cap stocks that are expected to grow in 2016, with summaries and individual growth outlooks for ...
  99. The Biggest M&A Deals of 2015 and Looking to 2016 (ANTX, CI)

    Here is a summary of 2015 M&A activity and a look ahead at 2016.
  100. The Top 5 Large Cap Entertainment Stocks for 2016 (CBS, TWX)

    Discover what the top 5 large cap entertainment stocks are for 2016, with a summary, growth outlook and expected stock price ...
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