1. Stock Analysis

    Platinum Metals Is Looking Good

    While gold remains the go-to precious metal, the growth in platinum and palladium continues unabated. For investors, these quasi-precious and industrial minerals could be the best portfolio bet in 2012. ...
  2. Stock Analysis

    The Home Run In HR Software

    Cloud applications for human resources are a natural extension of the movement. For investors, adding exposure to the tech sub-sector could provide big long-term gains.
  3. Stock Analysis

    Bet On Macau

    China’s new found wealth is transforming Macau into an entertainment mecca.
  4. Stock Analysis

    The Time For Emerging Markets Is Now

    Developing market equities are trading for historically cheap amounts. Analysts predict big gains in the year ahead.
  5. Stock Analysis

    Bill Gross Bets Big On Mortgage Bonds

    Bond King, Bill Gross’ recent return to the MBS market could signal a revival in the bond type.
  6. Stock Analysis

    Finding Big Dividends In Gold

    With gold prices remaining high, the gold mining sector could be an income seekers dream.
  7. Stock Analysis

    Don't Forget Latin America's Consumer Story

    Latin America's growing consumer story is often overshadowed by its commodity wealth.
  8. Stock Analysis

    There’s A CEF For That

    Portfolios can can access to some deep discounts by looking at ETFs' cousin - the CEF.
  9. Stock Analysis

    Goldman's O'Neill Says, "Bet On Growth Markets"

    Growth markets provide a balance of growth and new-found stability, for portfolios.
  10. Stock Analysis

    Will Retail See A Green Friday?

    By shorting the sector and going long on some of the better retailers, investors can profit from whatever the season may hold.
  11. Stock Analysis

    Time To Bet On Asia's Debt

    The Pacific Rim could be the best solution to finding a new safe-haven.
  12. Stock Analysis

    How To Play $3,000 Gold

    Learn how to invest in $3,000-an-ounce gold from expert fund manager, John Hathaway.
  13. Stock Analysis

    LEEDing REITs See Green

    REITs that embrace sustainability will ultimately be the leaders in future Class A space.
  14. Stock Analysis

    Store Your Cash In Public Storage REITs

    Investors have flocked to apartment REITs, but a better choice could be in the self storage sector.
  15. Stock Analysis

    The Push For Natural Gas Cars Is On

    Natural gas as a transportation fuel hasn’t been so great, but could change with new by state and national governments.
  16. Stock Analysis

    Canada Is Key For A Strong Portfolio

    With the majority of the developed world still facing problems, Canada is beacon of growth.
  17. Stock Analysis

    Coal Gets Red Hot Again

    Despite the estimations of a softening economy, coal demand shows otherwise.
  18. Stock Analysis

    A Backdoor Into Asia's Emerging Markets

    Japan’s recent expansion as a major exporter to Asian markets could be its saving grace.
  19. Stock Analysis

    Telecom's Holding Pattern Is A Buying Opportunity

    Recent market volatility has opened up some portfolio opportunities. Now could be a great time to buy into the telecom sector.
  20. Stock Analysis

    Alternatives For Gold Exposure

    Most financial advisors recommend some allocation to gold. Here are some alternatives to the biggest ETFs.
  21. Stock Analysis

    Seasick? Try A Low Volatility Fund

    The market’s recent ups and downs have been stomach churning. Low volatility funds can help smooth out the ride.
  22. Stock Analysis

    A Rock Solid Play In Construction Aggregates

    Construction aggregate firms are poised to profit as infrastructure booms.
  23. Stock Analysis

    The Smart Plays In Smart TV

    Smart TV's web integration is helping televisions move beyond their old "idiot box" moniker. Learn how to play this growing tech market.
  24. Stock Analysis

    A Heavy Bet On Heavy Construction

    The President's recent proposals for increased infrastructure spending underscore the global trend of increasing construction.
  25. Stock Analysis

    The Contrarian Play In Europe

    Nothing could be bolder than adding European stocks to a portfolio. Europe offers a fertile ground for contrarian investors.
  26. Stock Analysis

    Is It Time To Think Small?

    The small-cap sector seems ripe for the picking. Learn which opportunities could have big returns.
  27. Stock Analysis

    Argentina Is A Resource Investors Dream

    Brazil is getting all the attention but Argentina is quickly becoming an investors dream. We look at the reasons why.
  28. Stock Analysis

    Big Dividends In The Semiconductors

    Many of the semiconductor firms offer strong dividend payments and can provide a great income opportunity at current levels.
  29. Stock Analysis

    A Leveraged Energy Bet With Russia

    A weak economy has energy prices way down. Take advantage of a great opportunity to invest in Russia.
  30. Stock Analysis

    Diesel Fuel Offers An Interesting Play

    Use the increased demand for diesel to your advantage. Check out these picks for some good side bets in the energy sector.
  31. Stock Analysis

    Buying Natural Resources At A Discount

    Recent investor enthusiasm has pushed prices for many assets into bubble territory. By using closed ended funds, investors can buy these assets at a discount.
  32. Stock Analysis

    A Portfolio Cup Of Joe

    With global demand for coffee continuing to rise and poor weather threatening supplies, coffee prices have nowhere to go but up. This imbalance could spell out opportunities in the sector.
  33. Stock Analysis

    Prime Picks In Pipelines

    Pipeline firms' slow and steady nature makes them ideal picks in this volatile market.
  34. Stock Analysis

    Plays For A Stronger Dollar

    Despite the long term downward trend of the U.S. dollar, the currency has seen strength over the last few months. As economic uncertainty continues to persist, analysts expect the dollar to continue rising ...
  35. Stock Analysis

    Replace Your Income With Dividend-Paying Investments

    As more and more baby boomers focus on replacing lost income during retirement, the options for dividend-focused investing will continue to grow.
  36. Stock Analysis

    Time To Buy The Land Drillers

    Land drillers are benefiting as both natural gas and oil drilling activity continues to increase. The market’s recent rout offers an opportunity to purchase shares in these firms.
  37. Stock Analysis

    Industrial-Sized REITs

    With industrial production and the economy grinding forward, many analysts believe the industrial real estate sector is ripe for the picking.
  38. Stock Analysis

    Brazil Builds-Up For The World Cup

    With both the World Cup and the Olympics in Brazil’s future, the nation is undergoing a major infrastructure revival.
  39. Stock Analysis

    The Big Play In Pollution Control

    As the world grapples with growing pollution and environmental concerns, the mitigation industry stands to profit. For investors, this often ignored subsector of cleantech could be the way to grow a portfolio. ...
  40. Stock Analysis

    Fertilizer Wars Heat Up

    As our population continues to grow, increasing food production will be paramount. Hence, the historically boring fertilizer sector is attracting a lot of attention.
  41. Stock Analysis

    Spice Up A Bond Portfolio By Going Global

    In order to get extra income, investors may want to open their portfolios up to international bonds.
  42. Stock Analysis

    Accessing Africa's Untold Growth Story

    Emerging markets represent the world's future economic growth engines. Africa represents a great way to play an ignored growth story.
  43. Stock Analysis

    Diamonds Are A Portfolio's Best Friend

    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  44. Stock Analysis

    Could Platinum Be Better Than Gold?

    As gold has risen and reached parity with platinum, the white metal could be one of the best values in the precious metals sector.
  45. Stock Analysis

    An Opportunity To Play The Growth In Wind Energy

    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value among the renewable energy sectors.
  46. Stock Analysis

    Despite Inflation Woes India Outshines In Asia

    Despite its inflationary pressures, India's strength and investment potential continues to grow.
  47. Stock Analysis

    Get More Than An Education In Student Housing REITs

    With college enrollment continuing to rise and inadequate on-campus student housing affecting many universities, long-term growth in student housing REITS is assured.
  48. Stock Analysis

    R&D The Future For Life Sciences Equipment Firms

    Finding new healthcare solutions will be a paramount concern going forward. For investors, the best way to profit from this increased spending is through the life science equipment makers.
  49. Stock Analysis

    Be Your Own Venture Capitalist With These Stocks

    By doing some digging, there are ways for the average joe to become his/her own venture capital fund.
  50. Stock Analysis

    Enticing Yields From REITs

    The commercial real estate sector is offering some big dividends. The recent market sell-off is an opportunity for investors to add REITs to a portfolio.
  51. Stock Analysis

    Playing Pennsylvania's Natural Gas Boom

    Tapping natural gas in the Marcellus Shale rock formation has just recently begun, and for investors it represents one of the more exciting portfolio opportunities.