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  1. Five Socially Responsible Stocks For August 22
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    Five Socially Responsible Stocks For August 22

    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean with ConocoPhillips.
  2. Five Ethanol Plays For August 22
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    Five Ethanol Plays For August 22

    Ethanol is touted as the alternative fuel that can cure our oil addiction. We examine five stocks to watch with a focus on Archer Daniels Midland.
  3. Potential Home Run Stocks For August 21
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    Potential Home Run Stocks For August 21

    Every investor dreams of a hitting one out of the park. We pitch five potential homers your way with a focus on Goldman Sachs this week.
  4. Five Dividend Darlings For August 21
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    Five Dividend Darlings For August 21

    Dividend-paying stocks definitely have advantages. If your portfolio could use some downside protection, check out Diana Shipping.
  5. Stocks Loaded With Earnings Surprises For August 15
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    Stocks Loaded With Earnings Surprises For August 15

    Companies that string together many quarters of positive earnings surprises are usually rewarded. This week the focus is on Fossil.
  6. Five Socially Responsible Stocks For August 15
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    Five Socially Responsible Stocks For August 15

    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank account growing. This week we take a look at Procter & Gamble.
  7. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For August 11
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    Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For August 11

    The Dogs of the Dow strategy involves buying the index's highest yielding stocks and waiting for their prices to go up. Pfizer is this week's best of breed.
  8. Five Dividend Darlings for July 30
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    Five Dividend Darlings for July 30

    If your portfolio could use some downside protection, check out our list. This week features finance firm Hercules Technology Growth Capital.
  9. Five Low P/E Bargains For July 29
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    Five Low P/E Bargains For July 29

    Stocks with low price-to-earnings ratios tend to beat the market. This week features Royal Caribbean Cruise and its battle with fuel costs.
  10. Merck Needs A New Megaphone
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    Merck Needs A New Megaphone

    Learn how Merck's refusal to sell its story to Wall Street is hurting the stock and the few investors who are still hanging on.
  11. AMD Doesn't Compute
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    AMD Doesn't Compute

    AMD posted more losses in its second quarter. The market wanted a leadership change and got it, but this could be a mistake.
  12. Five Low P/E Bargains For July 15
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    Five Low P/E Bargains For July 15

    Stocks with low price-to-earnings ratios tend to beat the market. This week features Archer Daniels Midland and insurer Metlife.
  13. Five Stocks For Barbecue Season
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    Five Stocks For Barbecue Season

    Add some sizzle to your portfolio this summer. We examine five stocks that should to well as thoughts turn to the grill.
  14. Emulate Buffett For Fun And Profit - Mostly Profit
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    Emulate Buffett For Fun And Profit - Mostly Profit

    We take a peek at some of Berkshire Hathaway's top holdings to see what Warren Buffett sees.
  15. Pier 1 Imports An Eclectic First Quarter
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    Pier 1 Imports An Eclectic First Quarter

    Shoppers love the company's exotic assortment of knickknacks, but investors would prefer Pier 1 supply consistent results for once.
  16. Hershey Sale Hopes Melt
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    Hershey Sale Hopes Melt

    The Hershey Trust pulled a major catalyst off the table when it said it wouldn't sell its stake.
  17. Fuld Out Of The Fold
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    Fuld Out Of The Fold

    It's time for Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld to step aside. The Wall Street gods demand a sacrifice that a round of demotions won't satisfy.
  18. Consumers Refuse To Payless
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    Consumers Refuse To Payless

    Everyone knows discount retailers are soaring as the economy slows, right? Collective Brands, operator of Payless Shoes, bucked the trend.
  19. Boost Your Returns With Share Buybacks
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    Boost Your Returns With Share Buybacks

    Share repurchases are a great way to spot undervalued companies. Investors can reap sizable profits by coattailing these moves.
  20. Marriott's Dwindling RevPAR A Bad Industry Omen
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    Marriott's Dwindling RevPAR A Bad Industry Omen

    The hotel giant slashed its revenue-per-average-room estimates. Smaller domestic chains could be in for a rough time.
  21. Sears Shows Its Softer Side In Q1
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    Sears Shows Its Softer Side In Q1

    Revenue and sales both dropped during the latest quarter, and a withering cash position is leaving investors with little hope for a rebound.
  22. Home Depot's Sales Slide
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    Home Depot's Sales Slide

    Sales at the hardware chain are on a nasty downslope. The one bright spot is the company managed to clear Q1 analyst estimates.
  23. Jack In The Box Could Surprise Investors
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    Jack In The Box Could Surprise Investors

    The fast food chain's comps lacked beef in the second quarter, but its expected full-year earnings still look tasty.
  24. Survival Of The 'Fitchest'
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    Survival Of The 'Fitchest'

    Abercrombie & Fitch managed to post a revenue gain and improve margins despite the harsh consumer spending environment.
  25. Triarc Tries On Wendy's Merger
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    Triarc Tries On Wendy's Merger

    Wendy's is merging with Triarc, will this merger be a taste of good things to come - or will it leave a bitter aftertaste with investors?
  26. Talbots' Credit Cards Denied
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    Talbots' Credit Cards Denied

    HSBC and Bank of America cut off the clothing retailer's lines of credit. Find out what this means to Talbots' future.
  27. Blockbuster-Circuit City A Marriage Of Inconvenience
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    Blockbuster-Circuit City A Marriage Of Inconvenience

    Blockbuster made a bid for electronics retailer Circuit City. Is this aggression or desperation on Blockbuster's part?
  28. IHOP Should Have Stuck With Pancakes
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    IHOP Should Have Stuck With Pancakes

    The Applebee's acquisition hasn't paid off the way investors hoped for IHOP. Sales were sluggish, but there is time to make it work.
  29. Jos. A. Bank: Too Many Holes In This Suit
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    Jos. A. Bank: Too Many Holes In This Suit

    Jos. A. Bank's sales and earnings were stellar, but without forward-looking guidance or a growth plan, how can investors feel safe?
  30. NutriSystem Fattens Up Q1 Outlook
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    NutriSystem Fattens Up Q1 Outlook

    NurtiSystem upped its revenue prediction and named a new CEO. Both are signs the stock could pop.
  31. A Little Sun Will Do Furniture Brands Some Good
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    A Little Sun Will Do Furniture Brands Some Good

    Sun Capital Partners is prowling for board seats at Furniture Brands. The company might not be happy, but shareholders should be.
  32. Ameristar Casinos Still A Takeover Target?
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    Ameristar Casinos Still A Takeover Target?

    Takeover speculation fizzled after an analyst's note said a deal is too costly, but there are several unknowns still on the table.
  33. Green Funds For The Faint Of Heart
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    Green Funds For The Faint Of Heart

    Learn about two funds that go green without going overboard. Both invest in well-known companies with strong growth potential.
  34. AnnTaylor Crushes The Competition In Style
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    AnnTaylor Crushes The Competition In Style

    An impressive and improving gross margin set AnnTaylor apart from its high-end rivals. It now has the flexibility to survive a slowdown.
  35. J.Crew: Play It Safe In Style
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    J.Crew: Play It Safe In Style

    Who knew preppy clothes were a consumer staple? J.Crew's latest results will make you a believer.
  36. Can Wattles Recharge Circuit City?
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    Can Wattles Recharge Circuit City?

    Activist fund Wattles Capital Management has taken a big stake in Circuit City. Hope of a turnaround springs eternal.
  37. Heelys Rolls Off Course
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    Heelys Rolls Off Course

    Heelys saw a 78% drop in sales versus Q4 last year. The wheeled shoe fad is over, and Heelys has nowhere to go and nothing to sell.
  38. Zale Is No Gem
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    Zale Is No Gem

    Zale Corporation beat expectations and seems to be on a roll, but a closer look reveals the turnaround is a mirage.
  39. The Gap Closing On The Competition
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    The Gap Closing On The Competition

    The Gap is no longer the ugly duckling of retail fashion. Its comps finally compare and margins have improved.
  40. Herbalife Sees The Upside To Obesity
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    Herbalife Sees The Upside To Obesity

    With 36% of Americans classified as obese, Herbalife has an impressive market for its diet shakes.
  41. Abercrombie & Fitch Goes Conservative For Spring
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    Abercrombie & Fitch Goes Conservative For Spring

    The trendy retailer issued conservative guidance for first-half 2008. Downbeat is a smart play with consumer spending waning.
  42. Dollar Store Wars (NDN, DLRT, FDO)
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    Dollar Store Wars (NDN, DLRT, FDO)

    99 Cents Only trumps its deep-discount competitors on virtually every level, making it a bargain hunter's dream store and stock.
  43. What Would J.C. Do? (JCP)
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    What Would J.C. Do? (JCP)

    Faced with shrinking sales and lower earnings, J.C. Penney made a bold move by dumping its middle class roots and shifting to high-end clothier.
  44. Icahn Playing The Penney Stocks? (JCP)
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    Icahn Playing The Penney Stocks? (JCP)

    Activist shareholder Carl Icahn has reportedly taken a stake in J.C. Penney. We examine what he could see in the retail stalwart.
  45. Schering-Plough's Smoke Screen (SGP)
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    Schering-Plough's Smoke Screen (SGP)

    CEO Fred Hassan will buy $2 million of company stock after Q4 earnings are released. Should investors follow, or is this a diversion?
  46. Bush's Stimulus Plan - Too Little, Too Late?
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    Bush's Stimulus Plan - Too Little, Too Late?

    Can $800 rebate checks really stimulate spending? Or, is this just a Band-Aid for all those broken ARMs?
  47. Schultz Returns To Captain Starbucks (SBUX)
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    Schultz Returns To Captain Starbucks (SBUX)

    Starbucks is bringing back its former chief exec Howard Schultz as CEO. Will he prove to be a solution or will he sink the ship?
  48. Ackman Stays On Target (TGT)
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    Ackman Stays On Target (TGT)

    Bill Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square, upped its stake in Target. We examine what the market may have missed.
  49. Debt Collectors Love The Sound Of Credit Crunching
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    Debt Collectors Love The Sound Of Credit Crunching

    Collections companies could be in for a profitable 2008. We examine two (AACC, PRAA)with upside potential.
  50. Grading The Credit Bureaus (EFX)
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    Grading The Credit Bureaus (EFX)

    Credit reporting agencies like Equifax make money by rating financial history. We examine if itself Equifax is worthy of investment.
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