Matt Cavallaro

  1. Budgeting

    How To Avoid Buying A "Lemon" Product

    A lack of information can lead people into bad purchases and bad investments. Find out how you can avoid these lemons.
  2. Forex Education

    Managing Currency Exposure In Your Portfolio

    The value of your investments is impacted by changes in global currency exchange rates. Find out how.
  3. Stock Analysis

    You Can Still Clean Up With Clean Harbors

    Expect another consistent and tidy performance from this waste-disposal giant in 2012.
  4. Personal Finance

    Minimum Wage: Good Cause Or Economic Pariah?

    Here are some positives and negatives to help you decide where you stand on the minimum wage debate.
  5. Stock Analysis

    Stillwater Mining Or North American Palladium?

    Looking for a pure play platinum metals producer? There's really only one option.
  6. Stock Analysis

    Flavors & Fragrances Growing Stale

    A foul wind is making shares of International Flavors & Fragrances hard to digest.
  7. Stock Analysis

    A Look Inside The Natural Gas Pipeline

    The United States is the Saudi Arabia of natural gas, but natural gas stocks were a mixed bag last year.
  8. Stock Analysis

    Buy Suits On Lower Unemployment?

    Does the improving unemployment rate mean it's time to buy suit stocks?
  9. Home & Auto

    3 Ways To Value Real Estate Investments

    Investing in income-generating real estate involves market data and a degree of subjectivity.
  10. Stock Analysis

    2011's Biggest IPOs

    2011 was another big year for IPOs.
  11. Stock Analysis

    2011's Biggest Mergers and Acquisitions

    M&A activity rebounded in a big way in 2011. Here's a look back at the biggest mergers and acquisitions during the year.
  12. Stock Analysis

    Jewelry Stocks That Could Shine In 2012

    Holiday shopping makes the fourth quarter the best one for retailers, jewelry included. Find out what's ahead in 2012.
  13. Stock Analysis

    Video Game Stocks To Watch In 2012

    Will video game stocks keep clicking in 2012?
  14. Stock Analysis

    How To Play Madison Square Garden

    Investors can score from the buzz being back at the Garden.
  15. Stock Analysis

    Church & Dwight On Fire

    It's not a sexy name for the holiday shopping season, but Church & Dwight investors are cleaning up.
  16. Personal Finance

    What Investors Can Learn From M&A Payment Methods

    How a company pays in a merger or acquisition can reveal a lot about the buyer and seller. We tell you what to look for.
  17. Stock Analysis

    Silver Takes First Place?

    Silver usually takes a backseat to gold, but it might be the best metal right now.
  18. Stock Analysis

    Is Bank Of America In Danger?

    More bad news for Bank of America has the stock flirting with a dangerous price level.
  19. Stock Analysis

    Avoid Investing In Hogs This Thanksgiving

    Is the ride over for Harley-Davidson investors?
  20. Stock Analysis

    Dean Foods' Stocks Are Condensing

    Got milk stocks? You could be in trouble.
  21. Stock Analysis

    Tobacco's Big Yield

    Huge yields are available in the tobacco field.
  22. Stock Analysis

    Restlessness Awaits Mattress Stocks

    Think about the beleagured consumer before going to the mattresses for a potential investment.
  23. Stock Analysis

    Financial ETFs That Can Hurt Your Portfolio

    History shows that using financial ETFs as a long-term investing strategy isn't wise.
  24. Stock Analysis

    Uranium Stocks Rebounding

    More than six months have gone by since the Japan earthquake. Uranium stocks are ready to regenerate.
  25. Stock Analysis

    Budget Battle Looms Over Subclass Military Stocks

    All defense stocks are keeping a close eye on the budget battle which may result in steep cuts.
  26. Stock Analysis

    Can You Rest In Peace With Funeral Stocks?

    Barring a zombie apocalypse, deathcare companies can always look forward to a healthy stream of incoming clients.
  27. Stock Analysis

    Under The Radar Utility Stocks

    Utilities have produced superior returns this year, and there's still value to be had in a few under-the-radar utility stocks.
  28. Stock Analysis

    Which Gold ETF Should You Own?

    Now may be a good time to get into gold ETFs. Here's how to do so, and which ETFs should be considered the best bet.
  29. Stock Analysis

    Make Room for Rackspace

    Cloud computing represents a tectonic shift in computing. Revenues are soaring and there are exponential growth prospects for Rackspace Hosting Inc.
  30. Stock Analysis

    Paint Stocks Glossing Over Housing Mess

    The housing market is keeping paint stocks in a bleak color pallet. When the market sorts itself out, things will be much brighter.
  31. Stock Analysis

    Outdoor Advertising Headed In Wrong Direction

    Is the advertising comeback cooling down?
  32. Stock Analysis

    Nu Skin Shedding Market's Troubles

    Nu Skin is fattening up on high growth Asian markets to shed the global slowdown.
  33. Stock Analysis

    Circuit City 2.0: RadioShack

    RadioShack is sending signals of being the next Circuit City.
  34. Stock Analysis

    Hasbro Is A Great Play

    Hasbro is transforming a tough summer into a great long-term investment.
  35. Stock Analysis

    Very Cheap Solar Stocks

    Look no further than the beaten-down solar patch for attractively priced consumer tech stocks.
  36. Forex Education

    Hedging With Currency Swaps

    The wrong currency movement can crush positive portfolio returns. Find out how to hedge against it.
  37. Forex Education

    The Forex Market: Who Trades Currency And Why

    The forex market has a lot of unique attributes that may come as a surprise for new traders.
  38. Forex Education

    The Dangers Of Share Dilution

    Investors need to be aware of the existence of dilutive securities and how they can affect existing shareholders.
  39. Stock Analysis

    World Wrestling Grapples With Competitive Threat

    The UFC pins professional wrestling down, while its dividend is on the ropes.
  40. Stock Analysis

    Oil's Ascent Grounding Airlines

    Fuel price shocks will ground faltering airline stocks.
  41. Stock Analysis

    Time To Switch Shopping Channels?

    Shopping networks have lured consumers and investors in droves. Is it time to turn the dial?
  42. Stock Analysis

    Gaming Industry In Desperate Battle

    The gaming industry has the ammunition to battle the crisis in Japan.
  43. Stock Analysis

    Still An Appetite For OpenTable

    Despite competitive and valuation headwinds, investors should have no reservations about OpenTable's prospects.
  44. Stock Analysis

    Mideast Unrest Squeezes Refiners

    While shares of big oil names like Exxon and Chevron rally on higher prices, supply disruptions in the Middle East and North Africa may put the squeeze on refiners.
  45. Stock Analysis

    AOL: You've Got Problems

    AOL's brand moat is failing, and there's little reason to invest long term with a once-upon-a-time email giant trying to reinvent itself as a media company.
  46. Entrepreneurship

    2 Key Tactics Retailers Use To Increase Sales

    Many companies use versioning and bundling to increase sales. These strategies can offer value to consumers, but they also mean higher costs.