1. Diageo Is Worth Toasting
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    Diageo Is Worth Toasting

    Diageo's superior financial stability and record of strong operating results makes it worthy of a toast.
  2. A Controversial Small Cap
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    A Controversial Small Cap

    A successful spin-off along with a quality microloan business could be just what shareholders need from CompuCredit.
  3. An ETF To Play The U.K.
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    An ETF To Play The U.K.

    For investors who simply seek broad exposure to the overall U.K. economy, EWU may be your best bet.
  4. Bottom Of Cycle Stocks Require Patience
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    Bottom Of Cycle Stocks Require Patience

    There are no guarantees in any investment, but its seems logical that the best way to profit from a cyclical business is to pick it during the down cycle.
  5. Food Stocks For 2010
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    Food Stocks For 2010

    Moving up the supply chain and focusing on food production, versus food sales, today appears to be the most valuable part of the supply chain.
  6. Good Stocks Vs. Good Businesses
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    Good Stocks Vs. Good Businesses

    Contrary to popular belief, it's better to pay a fair price for a great company than a great price for a fair one. We'll show you why.
  7. Pleasure Stocks For 2010
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    Pleasure Stocks For 2010

    Discretionary service companies should be analyzed very carefully during any market environment as they always face immense competitive headwinds.
  8. These Dow Dogs Won't Be Dogs For Long
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    These Dow Dogs Won't Be Dogs For Long

    These big-name stocks may look boring now, but they're some of most attractive investments for the general investing public.
  9. Protection First, Profit Second
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    Protection First, Profit Second

    The best mistakes in investing are ones that can be learned from.
  10. Special Opportunities in 2010
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    Special Opportunities in 2010

    When successful, these investments can produce wonderful returns in any market environment.
  11. Excellent Dividend Prospects In 2010
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    Excellent Dividend Prospects In 2010

    Today's best businesses are historically high dividend yields, and they shouldn't be ignored in 2010.
  12. Will Shipping Stocks Sail In 2010?
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    Will Shipping Stocks Sail In 2010?

    If the investor community turns favorable on the shipping industry, the stock price appreciation could be huge in 2010.
  13. Healthcare Stocks: The Diagnosis For 2010
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    Healthcare Stocks: The Diagnosis For 2010

    The potential for additional business as a result of healthcare reform could make healthcare one of the best sectors in 2010.
  14. The 2 Deals To Watch In 2010
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    The 2 Deals To Watch In 2010

    There are two notable deals that need to be watched in 2010, as they will either create or destroy value for shareholders.
  15. Berkshire Hathaway For The Next Decade
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    Berkshire Hathaway For The Next Decade

    At the current price, Berkshire shares look set for another market-beating decade.
  16. Real Estate Prospects for 2010
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    Real Estate Prospects for 2010

    If investor money begins to make a play on real estate, these three names could benefit in 2010 and beyond.
  17. 'Twas The Year Of The Discount Retailer
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    'Twas The Year Of The Discount Retailer

    The ultra-discount retailing space continues to thrive amid a troubled economy.
  18. The Retail Hurrah Of 2009
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    The Retail Hurrah Of 2009

    The retail rally of 2009 will likely come to a screeching halt in 2010, as companies continue to report losses.
  19. Losers Today, Winners Tomorrow?
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    Losers Today, Winners Tomorrow?

    Following a contrarian approach of avoiding investing with the masses, and instead focusing on value, offers the best recipe for consistent long-term results.
  20. Wal-Mart 2009: A Year In Review
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    Wal-Mart 2009: A Year In Review

    As we head into year end, Wal-Mart shares are down almost 3% for the year, underperforming the S&P by nearly 25 percent.
  21. A Final Look At Agriculture Stocks
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    A Final Look At Agriculture Stocks

    Agriculture's resilience during the recession points to a strong outlook for the next several years.
  22. A Look Back On Gold
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    A Look Back On Gold

    Gold shines in the eyes of many as prices head higher.
  23. The Fertilizer Wars Of 2009
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    The Fertilizer Wars Of 2009

    The acquisition triangle among three big fertlizer players will transpire is anyone's guess.
  24. A Last Look at Amazon's Wonderful Year
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    A Last Look at Amazon's Wonderful Year

    2009 may turn out to be one the best years for Amazon shareholders.
  25. Nike Continues To Do It
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    Nike Continues To Do It

    Despite a fairly uneventful quarter, Nike remains competitive at home and abroad.
  26. Used Car Market On Top
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    Used Car Market On Top

    It's likely that CarMax's results are a sign of a new growth story that will take place at the company over the next couple of years.
  27. A Single Bet On Worldwide Infrastructure
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    A Single Bet On Worldwide Infrastructure

    Infrastructure can be ignored, but it cannot be delayed. From an investment perspective, a dollar invested in infrastructure has a high return on invested capital.
  28. Best Buy's New Environment
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    Best Buy's New Environment

    Best Buy continues to be a formidable electronics retailer despite competition.
  29. Fight Back Against Inflation
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    Fight Back Against Inflation

    Inflation is often a consequence of economic recovery. Here's how you can protect your financial portfolio.
  30. Stocks That Will Take You Far
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    Stocks That Will Take You Far

    Many U.S.-based companies are doing quite well in the foreign market.
  31. Own Stocks That Rent
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    Own Stocks That Rent

    The real estate market isn't the only one with huge potential in rentals.
  32. Monopoly-Like Companies
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    Monopoly-Like Companies

    We might not have monopolies, but some businesses operate in industries where a couple of businesses essentially dominate.
  33. AutoZone Still Strong
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    AutoZone Still Strong

    AutoZone clearly illustrates the difference excellent management can make in a company's long-term performance.
  34. Seth Klarman's Biggest Bets
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    Seth Klarman's Biggest Bets

    It's always a good idea to watch the pros, especially guys like Seth Klarman.
  35. Jackson Hewitt Remains Cheap
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    Jackson Hewitt Remains Cheap

    Whether JTX turns out to be a bargain or not, time will tell. However, enough points of interest along with a very cheap share price warrant a closer look.
  36. Walgreens Suffers The Retailing Curse
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    Walgreens Suffers The Retailing Curse

    While Wal-Greens report is simply a monthly tally, the next earnings release may follow suit and disappoint analysts.
  37. Another Batch Of Potential Bargains
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    Another Batch Of Potential Bargains

    Here are companies that, on a statistical basis, look to be undervalued even today. These names should provide fertile hunting ground for interested investors going forward.
  38. ETFs To Make Macro Bets On
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    ETFs To Make Macro Bets On

    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the macro economy.
  39. Staples: When Size Matters
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    Staples: When Size Matters

    Staples, the nation's largest office products company, is a great illustration of why size matters when investing to preserve capital.
  40. Cheap As Dirt
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    Cheap As Dirt

    Only two land companies offer the upside potential worthy of the patience required to realize share price appreciation. They also offer downside protection.
  41. Profiting In A Post-Recession Economy
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    Profiting In A Post-Recession Economy

    When the dust from a recession settles, there are often many opportunities for portfolio growth - both locally and internationally.
  42. Why Gold Matters
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    Why Gold Matters

    Gold is a very useful investment during periods of instability and high inflation.
  43. This Deal Reeks Of Value
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    This Deal Reeks Of Value

    Waste disposal company Waste Services has proposed to merge with competitor IESI-BFC. Can anyone else smell profit?
  44. Piggybacking With The Best
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    Piggybacking With The Best

    Despite the strong market rally, big name pros still see value in diverse places.
  45. Free Cash Flow Standouts
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    Free Cash Flow Standouts

    Learn why many of the best value investors ascribe more weight to cash flow than net income.
  46. Rely On The Past, But Concentrate On The Future
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    Rely On The Past, But Concentrate On The Future

    Past data is useful, but any future price appreciation in the stock will be the result of what lies ahead.
  47. The Stock Market Secret
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    The Stock Market Secret

    If you want to succeed in investing, commit yourself to understanding and applying the following principle.
  48. Partnerships That Keep Giving
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    Partnerships That Keep Giving

    The relative premium yields gets from energy MLPs are very attractive when one couples them with the best in the lot.
  49. Count The Cash At Dell
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    Count The Cash At Dell

    Cash matters, and Dell produces tons of it. Successful execution of its strategic initiatives should lead to more cash generation and a more valuable enterprise.
  50. Strong Franchises Make Strong Investments
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    Strong Franchises Make Strong Investments

    Dominantly entrenched companies with strong franchises offer a very sound investment strategy going forward.