1. 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.
  2. Stock Analysis

    Playing Athabasca's Multiple Suitors

    With oil prices once again on the rise, unconventional fuel plays begin to make economic sense. The vast Athabasca oil shale region of Alberta is one such play.
  3. Stock Analysis

    Big Buys In Renewable Energy

    As oil prices have fallen, so has the alternative energy sector. For investors with a long-term focus, the time could be right to add the sector to an energy portfolio.
  4. Stock Analysis

    The Time For China Is Now

    With concerns about inflation and slowing growth, Chinese equities have fallen hard over the last few weeks. However, the long-term picture for the emerging giant is still good.
  5. Stock Analysis

    The Overlooked Dental Health Sector

    While health care remains a great long-term portfolio position, many investors ignore the dental sub-sector. However, benefiting from many of the same demographic trends, the sub-sector is poised for tremendous ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    6 Ways To Add More International Dividends

    As the dollar continues to sink, many financial advisors and investors seek safety in international dividend stocks. The ETF boom makes adding the asset class easy.
  7. Stock Analysis

    The Smart Grid Goes Global

    With energy use skyrocketing, a variety of policy makers have turned towards the smart grid as a way to control this demand. For investors, this global build-out could be one the largest opportunities ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    Betting On Healthcare's Growth Engine

    In the wake of big pharma's patent cliff and slowing R&D spending, the biotech sector is looking good for investors.
  9. Stock Analysis

    Bullish News For Agriculture

    The recent USDA crop report highlights the long-term potential for ag-related equities.
  10. Stock Analysis

    Utilities: A Better Choice Than Bonds

    With investors seeking safety in treasury bonds, the yields on certain traditional equity income sectors are at juicy levels. The utility sector can provide big dividends, safety and growth.
  11. Stock Analysis

    Value To Be Had In Europe

    The recent market rout has giving investors a chance to purchase quality European equities at cheaper prices.
  12. Stock Analysis

    Finding Solace In Non-Financial Dividends

    With the recent market maelstrom, investors have once again begun the flight to quality. Adding a dose of non-financial dividends could be exactly what the doctor ordered.
  13. Stock Analysis

    Asia's Dragon-Sized Dividends

    When investors look towards Asia, they tend to focus on the growth aspects. Beyond growth, Asia actually has a lot to offer in the form of dividends.
  14. Stock Analysis

    Higher CAPEX Spending Makes Oil Service Stocks A Buy

    In response to rising oil and gas prices, many E&P firms have doubled their capital spending programs to meet demand.
  15. Stock Analysis

    Profiting From The Deal Boom

    Despite the recent headways in the markets, IPO and M&A activity is way up. Learn how to play it.
  16. Stock Analysis

    PHEVs And REITs Finally Say Hello

    With energy prices continuing their long-term climb, the outlook for electric vehicles is glowing. The recent introduction of public charging stations is helping underscore their place in society.
  17. Stock Analysis

    Silver Still Sparkles Value

    With both investment and industrial demand at its back, several top commodities analysts predict much higher prices in the near future for silver.
  18. Stock Analysis

    Investing In Africa's Oil Bonanza

    Africa is quickly moving to become the next oil and gas superstar nation.
  19. Stock Analysis

    Citi Says To Stay Thirsty

    With its supply and demand imbalance in place, water could be one of the best long-term plays for a portfolio. Citigroup’s recent report on water helps underscore that need.
  20. Stock Analysis

    Finding Big Yields In Small Cap Real Estate

    While large-cap commercial real estate has continued its gains throughout 2011, smaller firms seem to be stuck in the mud.
  21. Stock Analysis

    Going Global

    Most investors never stray away from their home nations when it comes to portfolio construction.
  22. Stock Analysis

    Playing The 3 C’s Of Chinese Demand

    Chinese demand for a variety of natural resources continues to grow, but the trio of corn, copper and coal could be the best ways for investors to profit.
  23. Stock Analysis

    Investing In The Overlooked SMid-Cap Space

    Blending the best attributes of both small- and mid-cap stocks, the often-ignored SMid-cap space could be an investing sweet spot.
  24. Stock Analysis

    Four Emerging Markets That Aren't Overheating

    Learn more about four emerging markets that are still cool enough to handle.
  25. Stock Analysis

    Adding Some Forex For Diversity

    For investors looking for alternatives for their portfolios, currency remains a compelling addition. Here's how to add some exposure.
  26. Stock Analysis

    Retail Will Benefit From Healed Balance Sheets

    With total household debt dropping and some spending pressures beginning to ease, many analysts are predicting a revived retail environment.
  27. Stock Analysis

    Building Out A Natural Gas Future

    America’s love affair with natural gas is just beginning. However, without the proper infrastructure in place, much of the potential is lost.
  28. Stock Analysis

    Three Safe Sectors For The Summer

    With uncertainty beginning to creep back into the markets, investors may want to take a defensive posture.
  29. Stock Analysis

    Corn Will Rise Despite Subsidy Woes

    The decision to end ethanol subsidies could be seen as a game changer for the industry. However, many long-term fundamentals remain for the sector's growth.
  30. Stock Analysis

    The Boom In Alternatives

    After the financial crisis, many investors are now pointing to alternatives as the way to go.
  31. Stock Analysis

    The Best Of Both Worlds With The TICK

    The TICK blends the best of both the developed and developing nations.
  32. Stock Analysis

    Piggyback The Smart Money

    Here are some of the biggest market pundits' latest calls and how you can profit from them.
  33. Stock Analysis

    Big Yields In Mortgage REITS

    As the search for income continues, the mortgage REIT sub-sector could be just what investors are looking for.
  34. Stock Analysis

    Now Is The Time For Latin America

    The recent sell-off of riskier assets has given investors a golden opportunity to add Latin America to a portfolio.
  35. Stock Analysis

    Percolating Coffee Profits

    With global demand rising and supplies still threatened by poor weather, coffee prices will continue to rise. For investors, this could mean opportunities in the coffee sector.
  36. Stock Analysis

    Looking For Big Dividends In Telecom

    For investors, the telecommunications sector offers high dividends as well as capital gains opportunities.
  37. Stock Analysis

    Finding High Growth In Chemicals

    Although many industrial stocks have lost some luster in the face of a slowing global economy, the chemicals industry is just ramping up.
  38. Stock Analysis

    Time For Cyber Security Stocks

    Learn which stocks are poised to grow from the increasing need for computer network security.
  39. Stock Analysis

    Finding Value In Boring Paper

    Left for dead by many investors, the paper and packaging sector offers some interesting growth prospects.
  40. Stock Analysis

    Higher Fertilizer Prices On The Horizon

    As world populations continue to grow, the need for more food will grow as well. For investors, adding the backbone of the agriculture sector to a portfolio is a prudent move.
  41. Stock Analysis

    More Options For Income

    With replacing lost income on the minds of many retiring Baby Boomers, the options for dividend focused investing continue to grow. Here are some top picks.
  42. Stock Analysis

    M-Commerce Continues To Grow

    As smartphone adoption continues to grow, so will M-Commerce. As the mobile landscape expands, investors may want to consider the sector.
  43. Stock Analysis

    Grains Hit The Repeat Button

    With weather and supply problems facing the grains complex once again, this quarter could be a repeat of higher prices.
  44. Stock Analysis

    India's Infrastructure: Much Work To Be Done

    India represents much opportunity. However, until it gets its infrastructure in order, that potential will be muted.
  45. Stock Analysis

    The U.S. Ethanol Story Gets Interesting

    The corn ethanol sector has played second fiddle to Brazil’s sugarcane dominance, but it is once again becoming attractive.
  46. Stock Analysis

    Coal-Fired Portfolio Still A Good Bet

    Demand for coal is predicted to rise as energy demands increase and new infrastructure is created.
  47. Stock Analysis

    Big Dividends In BDCs

    Like REITS and MLPs, business development companies (BDCs) offer high yields and potential diversification benefits to investors.
  48. Stock Analysis

    MasTec Moves North

    With MasTec's recent purchase of Fabcor, the company now gains access to the faster growing Canadian energy market.
  49. Stock Analysis

    Finding The Green In Garbage

    With higher commodities prices here to stay, companies that provide recycling and waste-to-energy applications will be big winners for investors.
  50. Stock Analysis

    Betting On America's Underbanked

    With the effects of the "Great Recession" still lingering, the number of unbanked and underbanked Americans continues to grow.
  51. Stock Analysis

    Under The Radar Picks For America's Poor Infrastructure

    Infrastructure in the United States continues to suffer from a lack of investment. With much spending and work needed to be done, this is a great theme for investors to pick up.