Stock Analysis

  1. Don't Forget The Discounters

    The recovery might be helping all retailers, but discount retailers are still on ...
  2. Is Best Buy Still The Better Buy In Electronics?

    Best Buy is set to release ufourth quarter results on the 25th. Here's why the stock ...
  3. Have The Big Banks Had Their Run?

    These big name banks are worth watching as long-term winners.
  4. Forward Motion In Tech

    Research in Motion's recent upgrade highlights some solid opportunities in tech stocks.
  5. Food Stocks Still Worth Munching On

    General Mills stands out as a terrific play based on its recent earnings beats and ...
  6. Wholesale Clubs Vs. Discounters

    Both discounters and wholesalers have their advantages - but in the end, only one ...
  7. Truly Tasty Stocks

    Consumers are looking for fun and tasty outings that won't break the bank. Domino's ...
  8. Gadget-Makers Worth A Look

    We look at Palm's recent guidance and try and find the gadget-maker with the most ...
  9. Automotive Retailers With Zoom

    With the number of cars likely to increase over time, and as the economy bounces ...
  10. The Best Way To Play Book Sales

    We look at Barnes & Noble's recent quarter and on see how it fares against other ...
  11. Drilling Into Oilfield Services Companies

    How will Schlumberger's plan of purchasing Smith International affect the company's ...
  12. Discount Retail Continues To Rule

    Target beat expectations again and looks poised to continue its run in the weak economy.
  13. Computer Giants You Shouldn't Miss

    Dell's earnings announcement makes it an interesting play for the computer industry.
  14. Drug Stocks That Deserve A Closer Look

    Pharmaceutical stocks have a bright future, and one of my top choices in the space ...
  15. Drugstore Stock Looking For A Better High

    Walgreen's acquistion of Duane Reade could help it pull some foot traffic away from ...
  16. Brands Worth Betting On

    Sometimes the brand can make or break the company. These companies are surviving ...
  17. Companies That Kids Rule

    Companies like Children's Place depend on parents spending money on their kids. In ...
  18. Home Improvement Starts To Warm Up

    Learn why North Carolina-based Lowe's is attractive, and about its earnings prospects ...
  19. Time To Hammer Into The Homebuilders?

    Homebuilders have been doing better, but we'll have to wait a while for a full recovery.
  20. The Best Way To Play The Toy Biz

    Even in a recession, parents can't help spoiling their kids, which is great news ...
  21. Taking A Bite Out Of Restaurant Chains

    Restaurant chains still have a long way to go before becoming strong investments.
  22. Food Plays That Look Savory

    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  23. Retail Recovery Steals

    As the economy continues to recover, these discount retailers could offer a great ...
  24. Ways To Play Electronics Retailers

    The retail electronics space is looking increasingly attractive. I'll outline why ...
  25. "Fast Food Nation" Showing No Signs Of Slowing Down

    It may be time for things to heat up in casual dining chains and higher end restaurants, ...
  26. Stocks Ready To Take Flight

    Between leisure and defense, some airplane-related stocks look like they're ready ...
  27. Paint Stocks Will Rise With Housing

    As the housing market improves, paint manufacturers will help drive these retailers ...
  28. Who Said Conglomerates Aren't Sexy?

    GE's recent earnings are worth talking about.
  29. Why The OfficeMax Upgrade Doesn't Matter

    Despite JP Morgan's upgrade of OfficeMax, there is more near-term downside risk than ...
  30. What Happens When Kraft And Cadbury Merge?

    Kraft and Cadbury are set to merge. How will this affect the company's future?
  31. Fast Food Companies That Still Make Bread

    Fast food companies stand to gain in times of economic turmoil. Which one is in position ...
  32. Procter Hardly A Gamble

    Basic necessities are a safe play no matter what the economic state.
  33. Why It's Time To Cash Out Of Casino Stocks

    Casino stocks have been in the spotlight lately due to their solid performance and ...
  34. Electronic Arts Earns An Extra Life

    Electronic Arts' short-term outlook may not be too exciting, but the stock should ...
  35. Is Safeway Worth Bagging?

    People keep eating, but competition among grocery stocks is too fierce to make them ...
  36. Take-Two's Outlook Causes Double Take

    Investors would be wise to wait for this video game company to transend its short-term ...
  37. Williams-Sonoma Raises The Bar

    Williams Sonoma recently raised its 2009 outlook. Is the stock now worth picking ...
  38. Does Tiffany Really Sparkle?

    Although higher-end retailers may see some volatile results in the near term, Tiffany ...
  39. Is Halliburton A Must-Own?

    Halliburton was recently praised by Goldman Sachs, but what will that mean in the ...
  40. Why Abercrombie Deserves A Dressdown

    A Caris analyst released a "downbeat" report for ANF. Is it justified?
  41. Why Beazer Lacks A Good Build

    Home builders have been posting some stellar returns recently, but this sector is ...
  42. Texas Instruments Worth A Look Ahead Of Q4 Results

    The company is expecting its fourth-quarter numbers on January 25. Is is set up for ...
  43. Gap May Outlive Its Competition

    The recent downgrade of Gap stock by Jefferies may be a blessing in disguise.
  44. Starbucks Still Brewing

    Many investors may have overlooked Starbucks in the last year. But in comparison ...
  45. A Review Of Defense Stocks

    2010 could be a good year for defense stocks. Find out why.
  46. A Look Back At Casual Dining (Non-Fast Food) Restaurants

    Casual dining chains took a major foot traffic hit in 2009. But the story doesn't ...
  47. Discount Retailers - A Year In Review

    Discount retailers thrived as consumers continued to hunker down on spending.
  48. A Look Back At Consumer Goods Stocks

    Do companies that make necessities provide a relative safe haven to investors? Find ...
  49. A Look Back At The Department Stores

    Improved performances in this sector in 2009 signal positive things to come in the ...
  50. Sherwin Williams Pretty As A Picture Ahead Of Earnings

    Sherwin Williams' earnings beats are a splash of color in a very dour economy.
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