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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Is Alphabet the Best FANG Stock for 2016? (GOOGL, AMZN, FB, NFLX)

    Alphabet just impressed the street, but is it the best FANG stock?
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. How PetroChina Makes Money (PTR)

    The story behind PetroChina, one of the three biggest companies in the world by revenue.
  17. 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.
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. Will Alphabet overtake Apple as No.1? (AAPL,GOOGL)

    With the difference in market cap between Apple and Alphabet at only $13.5 billion as of January 28, 2016, Alphabet appears ...
  21. How Unilever Makes Money (UL)

    Open your fridge, your pantry, your bathroom cabinet and you'll find the Unilever logo. Here's how the company got so enormous.
  22. How Royal Dutch Shell Makes Money (RDS-A)

    How does an oil company dominate the world? Following Royal Dutch Shell's business model probably wouldn't hurt.
  23. AppNexus - An IPO Candidate in 2016?

    Find out the reasons why 2016 may be the year when the hot ad tech company, AppNexus, finally files for an initial public ...
  24. The Top 4 Dividend-Paying Material Stocks for 2016 (APD, NUE)

    Explore detailed analyses of the top four dividend-paying basic materials stocks, and learn why they are poised to rise and ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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.
  30. 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 ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. 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.
  37. 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 ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. 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) ...
  46. 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 ...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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 ...
  51. Has Chipotle Hit Bottom? (CMG)

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

    Is the GoPro growth story over or is there still gas in the tank?
  53. 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. ...
  54. 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.
  55. 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?
  56. 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 ...
  57. 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?
  58. The Best Stock Buys Right Now (PG, MSFT, PSX, AMZN)

    The market is volatile but this presents opportunities. Here are a few to consider.
  59. 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 ...
  60. 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 ...
  61. 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 ...
  62. 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 ...
  63. 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 ...
  64. 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 ...
  65. 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 ...
  66. 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 ...
  67. 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 ...
  68. 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 ...
  69. 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 ...
  70. 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.
  71. The Top Defense and Aerospace Stocks of 2016

    These four defense stocks offer potential in 2016, each in different ways.
  72. 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 ...
  73. 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 ...
  74. The Top Automaker Stocks of 2016

    Auto sales have been on fire, but auto stocks have not. What is 2016 likely to hold?
  75. 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.
  76. 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 ...
  77. 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 ...
  78. High-Beta Stocks for a Trade

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

    Watch Privateer Holdings succeed by bringing more respectability to the legalized medical and recreational marijuana and ...
  80. 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 ...
  81. 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 ...
  82. 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.
  83. 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 ...
  84. 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 ...
  85. 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 ...
  86. The Top Beverage Stocks of 2016 (SBUX, PEP, MNST)

    These three beverage stocks offer the best potential in 2016.
  87. 3 Early Warning Signs You Can Use to Exit Positions

    Use these three early warning signs to take fast exits on open positions.
  88. 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 ...
  89. 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?
  90. 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.
  91. 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 ...
  92. 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 ...
  93. 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 ...
  94. 3 Resilient Stocks for a Bear Market

    These three stocks offer resiliency and safe dividends in a bear market.
  95. 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.
  96. 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.
  97. 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.
  98. 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 ...
  99. 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 ...
  100. 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 ...
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