Ryan C. Fuhrmann

  1. Stock Analysis

    The 2011 Billionaire Investment Portfolio

    Find out where the extremely wealthy are putting their cash in 2011.
  2. Stock Analysis

    Buffalo Wild Wings Priced For Growth

    Buffalo Wild Wings' fourth-quarter results demonstrate it is still easily able to leverage strong sales growth into even higher profit improvements.
  3. Entrepreneurship

    The 2011 Billionaire Investment Portfolio

    Find out where the extremely wealthy are putting their cash in 2011.
  4. Markets

    5 Stocks For Valentine's Day

    These Valentine's-related stocks are good enough to fall in love with.
  5. Markets

    The Perfect 2011 Investment Portfolio

    No individual picks here, but we'll look at some sectors that are good candidates to provide the greatest returns and top stocks of 2011.
  6. Stock Analysis

    Procter & Gamble Regaining Market Share

    Procter & Gamble should appeal to conservative investors interested in respectable and visible total shareholder returns.
  7. Stock Analysis

    Multiple Value Creation Opportunities For Stryker

    Stryker could end up being acquired by a larger rival, but company growth trends remain appealingly robust in their own right.
  8. Active Trading

    Using Public SEC Filings To Analyze Companies

    Reports from the Securities and Exchange Commission provide investors with an edge in determining the investment value of companies. Learn what to look for in these financial reports.
  9. Stock Analysis

    Risk With Little Reward At Johnson & Johnson

    A number of Johnson & Johnson rivals trade at equally appealing valuations and have their acts together in terms of product manufacturing.
  10. Stock Analysis

    The Bank Of America Enigma

    At this point in time, a decision on whether to invest in Bank of America is best left in the too-difficult-to-determine pile.
  11. Investing

    5 Signs That Social Media Is The Next Bubble

    With such lofty valuations and expectations, social media may be the next bubble waiting to burst.
  12. Bonds & Fixed Income

    5 Investments That Are Better Than Oil

    These investment classes are historically more stable and easier to invest in than oil and other commodities.
  13. Personal Finance

    Investment Showdown: Hot Or Not?

    We'll look at some companies that have fallen by the wayside - and the companies have come up to fill their place.
  14. Stock Analysis

    JPMorgan Chase Returns To 2006

    Investing in JPMorgan Chase is a relatively safe way to gain exposure to the financial services industry as it recovers from the credit crisis.
  15. Stock Analysis

    SUPERVALU's Struggles

    SUPERVALU's stock could rise sharply if operating trends improve, but for now it remains in freefall.
  16. Active Trading

    Warren Buffett's 2010 Portfolio

    Find out what the Oracle of Omaha bought over the past year, and how those investments are doing so far.
  17. Stock Analysis

    Ruby Tuesday's Dubious Diversification Strategy

    Ruby Tuesday's near-term prospects have improved markedly, but ambitions to diversify into other restaurant concepts are fraught with uncertainty.
  18. Stock Analysis

    5 Communication Stocks Worth Watching

    Find out why these five communications companies are worth keeping an eye on as potential investment purchases.
  19. Taxes

    Pay Taxes Like A Billionaire

    The richest people know the ropes when it comes to paying as little in taxes as possible. Find out how you can do the same.
  20. Stock Analysis

    Jewelry Stocks That Could Shine In 2011

    These three jewelry firms should continue to sparkle in the coming year as consumer spending trends recover.
  21. Stock Analysis

    Adobe Still Fending Off Its Rivals

    Adobe should continue to grow sales and profits at a very healthy clip.
  22. Personal Finance

    Investments That Would Have Made You Rich In 2010

    These companies and investments made huge gains in 2010 - did you get in while the getting was good?
  23. Taxes

    Failed Billionaire Tax Loopholes

    Billionaires have a big edge when it comes to finding tax breaks. They can hire the best legal minds to find and exploit tax loopholes.
  24. Personal Finance

    5 Big Chinese Companies And Their U.S. Counterparts

    Here's a look at five Chinese companies, what they do and how they compare to the American companies they are modeled after.
  25. Economics

    5 Industries To Watch In 2011

    Three industries that have lagged so far in 2010 include financials, healthcare and consumer staples.
  26. Home & Auto

    5 Sunny Real Estate Markets To Watch In 2011

    These cities were hit hard by speculative fever, but given their favorable locations they are poised to rebound.
  27. Stock Analysis

    FactSet A Great Company And Questionable Stock

    FactSet's high stock price leaves too little downside protection, should growth fail to live up to past trends.
  28. Stock Analysis

    A Buffett Disciple Puts His Stamp On Steak 'n Shake

    Biglari Holdings is aiming to emulate the returns of Berkshire Hathaway.
  29. Savings

    5 Ways To Save On Investments

    Many investors overpay to play the market. Learn ways to make your investment strategies cost less.
  30. Stock Analysis

    Food For Thought At Yum! Brands Annual Meeting

    Yum! Brands' ambitious growth plans overseas makes it one restaurant company to keep your eye on.
  31. Taxes

    Pay Taxes Like A Billionaire

    The richest people know the ropes when it comes to paying as little in taxes as possible. Find out how you can do the same.
  32. Stock Analysis

    Costco's Growth A Foregone Conclusion

    Costco seems to have everything going for it: loyal customers, great profits and pricing advantage over its competition. The only thing not to like about Costco is its stock price.
  33. Personal Finance

    5 Private Companies Worth Billions

    These five privately owned startups outperformed the competition to earn huge revenues in the last few years.
  34. Stock Analysis

    Tupperware A Hit In Emerging Markets

    For investors interested in an emerging markets play that is based domestically, Tupperware should be high on their list.
  35. Stock Analysis

    Opportunity Cost Too High At Campbell Soup

    Campbell’s has proven much less adept at leveraging modest sales growth into higher annual levels of profits over time.
  36. Stock Analysis

    Jack Should Set Qdoba Free

    Jack in the Box continues to see diverging performance of its two restaurant concepts.
  37. Home & Auto

    What Happened To The MBS Market?

    Find out how the fall of mortgage-backed securities has changed the financial landscape.
  38. Stock Analysis

    Store Improvements Driving Target's Upside

    Target's stock is currently bumping up against its highs for the year, but there is reason to believe it could go higher.
  39. Home & Auto

    Invest In Real Estate With $1,000 (Or Less)

    Here are some options to get you started in real estate for a fraction of what it would cost to buy an actual property.
  40. Stock Analysis

    Tim Hortons' Success Less Certain In U.S.

    Tim Hortons is a household name in Canada, but its expansion prospects are less successful south of the border.
  41. Stock Analysis

    Viacom A Hit With Investors

    Viacom is riding a recovery in advertising and will benefit even more if its film unit releases a few hits sometime soon.
  42. Stock Analysis

    Papa John's Targeting Overseas Growth

    Papa John's has a solid history of leveraging low single-digit sales growth into double-digit earnings growth over the past decade.
  43. Personal Finance

    Banking Has Changed: What Does It Mean For Consumers?

    Banks have long been leading spenders on technological innovations. Learn the key changes in the banking industry and what institution is right for you.
  44. Stock Analysis

    Wilmington Trust Sold For Tangible Book Value

    Wilmington’s quarter-end tangible book was $3.84 per share, well below the overall book value of $8.13 and right at where M&T agreed to buy the shares.
  45. Markets

    5 Stocks That Are Haunting Investors

    These stocks have lost a major percentage of their value this year, scaring away investors in the process.
  46. Stock Analysis

    Procter & Gamble's Slow And Steady Growth

    Procter & Gamble offers downside protection as it is incredibly diversified across the globe.
  47. Stock Analysis

    5 Stocks That Are Haunting Investors

    These stocks have given quite a scare to their investors, but the true horror lies in whether they can recover or not.
  48. Markets

    A Look At Cell Phone Companies

    Cell phone makers have been jockeying for top spot over the last decade. Find out who the major players are and who has the next must-have product that will shoot them ahead of the competition.
  49. Stock Analysis

    Global Payments Riding Industry Growth Wave

    At a forward P/E of under 15 and trailing price-to-free-cash flow multiple of eight, Global Payments' stock deserves a good, close look.
  50. Stock Analysis

    Accenture A Free-Cash-Flow Machine

    Accenture made it through the credit crisis with minimal disruption to its operations.