Analysis & Opinions

  1. Netflix Threatened By New Video Streaming Technology

    February 23, 2015
    Netflix has overcome competition and a changing technological landscape, but investors should be concerned with new competitive ...
  2. Which Are The Best Credit Cards To Take To China?

    February 23, 2015
    Credit cards are now much more widely accepted in China – and one issuer leads the pack, due to its deal with China UnionPay, ...
  3. An ETF for Dollar Bulls: PowerShares UUB

    February 23, 2015
    A look at PowerShares US Dollar Index Bullish Fund ETF.
  4. Are You An Investor Seeking For More Income?

    February 23, 2015
    For income-seeking investors, it's hard to turn down a double-digit dividend yield like that of Prospect Capital Corporation ...
  5. How Gilead Sales Have Grown Conspicuously?

    February 23, 2015
    Learn how Gilead sales have climbed from $1.33 billion in 2004 to $24.89 billion as of the end of 2014.
  6. Looking To Invest In the Third-Largest Pharmacy?

    February 23, 2015
    Rite Aid Corporation's $4 billion purchase of the Eckerd retail pharmacy chain during the Great Recession might not have ...
  7. Which Is One Of The Nation’s Safest Banks?

    February 23, 2015
    While there's no such thing as a completely safe bank stock, it's hard to find one that comes closer to the mark than New ...
  8. Ready To Invest In Financial Leverage Funds?

    February 23, 2015
    Whenever you invest in a leveraged financial fund or are thinking about doing so, it's important to know the risks that could ...
  9. The Newest Share For Extreme-Sports Investors

    February 23, 2015
    Extreme-sports enthusiasts celebrated when camera maker GoPro went public last year, and positioned itself as a major seller ...
  10. Why Should Investors Be Wary Of Organovo?

    February 23, 2015
    Few industries are as hit-or-miss as healthcare. Depending upon the success of a company's drug or device pipeline, your ...
  11. How To Invest Sirius XM Holdings Successfully?

    February 23, 2015
    Sirius XM Holdings wasn't a very exciting stock last year. Let's go over some of the things that need to get right if it ...
  12. China Wants To Shed Reputation As Tech Copycat

    February 23, 2015
    China is better known for manufacturing and replicating successful tech products than it is for pushing the tech envelope. ...
  13. Why These Are 2015's Most-Promising Stocks

    February 23, 2015
    A short list of stocks with strong potential for 2015 and beyond.
  14. The World's 10 Most Indebted Oil Companies

    February 23, 2015
    The recent sharp decline in oil prices along with the industry’s high cost of operations have pushed these 10 global oil ...
  15. Are These the 10 Best Oil Stocks of 2015?

    February 23, 2015
    Instead of trying to pick a bottom in oil, pick a good company. Here are 10 to consider.
  16. The Jolting Rise Of The Energy Drinks Industry

    February 23, 2015
    We present a full analysis of the energy drink industry, including main players and emerging challengers.
  17. The Most Indebted US Oil Companies

    February 23, 2015
    The recent sharp decline in oil prices along with the industry’s high cost of operations have pushed these 10 US oil companies ...
  18. 3 Valuable Tips From Buffett's Shareholder Meeting

    February 23, 2015
    Less than a year ago, over 35,000 people flocked to the "Woodstock for Capitalists" just for a chance to sit in on a six-hour ...
  19. This Hated Company Is Poised For An 80% Gain

    February 23, 2015
    Some stocks are like elite athletes. They may come with some extraneous baggage, but they still warrant a sizeable investment ...
  20. Warning: Before Investing In This Bankruptcy-Ridden Industry, ...

    February 22, 2015
    Few investors have heard about China's Winland Ocean Shipping Corp. or Denmark's Copenship A/S. But these firms are the proverbial ...
  21. In The Week Ahead: 2 Reasons The Market Could Move Higher

    February 22, 2015
    All major U.S. indices closed higher for the third consecutive week, led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100, which gained 1.4% ...
  22. Barron's Recap: America's Top Financial Advisors

    February 22, 2015
    This weekend in Barron's online: the best financial advisors state-by-state, the Nasdaq at 5,000, as well as the prospects ...
  23. How You're Probably Using a 3M Product Right Now

    February 20, 2015
    3M specializes in businesses in which few aspiring entrants have neither the patience nor the capital to build market share.
  24. Microsoft Gets Into The Virtual Reality Business

    February 20, 2015
    Once relegated to the trash bin of innovative technological ideas, virtual reality is making a promising comeback.
  25. ChartAdvisor for February 20 2015

    February 20, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  26. Why This Real Estate ETF Should Be on Your Radar

    February 20, 2015
    At current levels, real estate should be near the top of the list for most traders. Here's one ETF of REITs to pay particular ...
  27. How I Made Money Owning Stocks During The Recession

    February 20, 2015
    Currently, the Federal Reserve is crushing savers and income investors by keeping interest rates near zero. But the good ...
  28. Warning: Market Fell 57% After It Flashed This Same Signal

    February 20, 2015
    The anomaly I see today has only occurred twice before in the past decade. The last time this indicator flashed its current ...
  29. My Case For Following Apple Into Solar

    February 19, 2015
    Frankly, I'm a news junkie. I'm the guy in the office that people come to for explanations on what's going on in the Middle ...
  30. A Legendary Market Skill Experience Traders Have

    February 19, 2015
    Tape readers interpret complex background data during the market day to gain a definable trading edge over the competition.
  31. This $110 Billion Pharma Revolution Could Make Or Break Your ...

    February 19, 2015
    For sufferers of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn's Disease, psoriasis, colitis and other auto-immune diseases, AbbVie, Inc.'s ...
  32. The Pharma Revolution That Could Rock Your Portfolio

    February 19, 2015
    For sufferers of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn's Disease, psoriasis, colitis and other auto-immune diseases, AbbVie, Inc.'s ...
  33. These ETFs are Ready for Russia When You Are

    February 19, 2015
    This might not be the best time to invest in Russia, but you should be ready to strike when that time arrives.
  34. Do You Have The Right Settings On Your Stochastic?

    February 19, 2015
    Use these helpful tips to unlock Stochastics' full potential.
  35. Wisdom Of Warren Buffett: Keep It Simple, Do What Works

    February 19, 2015
    There is certainly no shortage of information available to the average investor – arguably, there is too much information ...
  36. Are These 3 Agriculture Stocks Headed Higher?

    February 19, 2015
    Strong momentum across the agriculture sector is causing many traders to take a closer look at farming chemicals via the ...
  37. Crush The Market By Completely Ignoring It

    February 19, 2015
    These days, investors are bombarded with a lot of chatter from the market. The internet, TV and radio are flooded with so-called ...
  38. This is Exactly What I Have Been Waiting for in the Utility Sector

    February 19, 2015
    When interest rates bottomed last month, bonds and several interest rate sensitive sectors of the stock market started to ...
  39. Is This The End Of Coca-Cola As We Know It?

    February 18, 2015
    When is bad news seen as good news? When the bad news is not quite as bad as had been feared. So when beverage maker The ...
  40. Insider Buying Points To A Rebound For These 4 Companies

    February 18, 2015
    Most of the companies in the S&P 500 have now delivered Q4 results (with the exception of retailers), and insiders are ...
  41. 4 Companies Where Insiders Point To A Rebound Ahead

    February 18, 2015
    Most of the companies in the S&P 500 have now delivered Q4 results (with the exception of retailers), and insiders are ...
  42. How To Approach Momentum Trading Like A Pro

    February 18, 2015
    Momentum markets generate high-reward high-risk environments that confound traders until they employ specific risk management ...
  43. Real Estate Face-Off: Zillow Vs. Trulia

    February 18, 2015
    Both websites help you find homes for sale, but they organize the information differently. Here's how they compare.
  44. The World's Top Ten Media Companies

    February 18, 2015
    Investopedia provides the list of top global media companies, including market cap and areas of operations.
  45. Investing In Apple: The Risks & Rewards

    February 18, 2015
    Apple has been synonymous with growth and innovation, and its stock reflects this. But can it stay as inventive and competitive ...
  46. Are These Triangle Patterns Breaking Out?

    February 18, 2015
    The next trending move in these four stocks could start from the breakout of these triangles.
  47. The Future Is Now: All About Futures ETFs

    February 18, 2015
    A new security class - futures ETFs - is gaining popularity. We tell you how futures ETFs work and offer tips.
  48. The World's Top Ten News Companies

    February 18, 2015
    Investopedia explores the top companies which are leaders in the business of news.
  49. This Forgotten Icon is About to Make a Big Comeback

    February 18, 2015
    No matter how well run a company is, sometimes there is nothing management can do to avoid steep losses. Sometimes these ...
  50. How To Arbitrage Precious Metals

    February 17, 2015
    Here are the fine points, trading tips, suitable securities, and examples for precious metal arbitrage trading.
  51. Generate Up To 6.9% In 58 Days From Buffett's Favorite Bank

    February 17, 2015
    It's not always easy to go against the crowd, especially when it comes to investing. But some of the best investments ever ...
  52. What Drives Consumer Demand for Tesla?

    February 17, 2015
    Tesla did not invent the electric vehicle market, but it has brought to it elements of luxury and elite status. But what ...
  53. Square vs. Stripe

    February 17, 2015
    Square and Stripe are transforming payment processing. However, while similar in many ways, the companies do have their fair ...
  54. What You Should Know About CAC 40 ETFs

    February 17, 2015
    Interested in investing in CAC 40 via ETFs? Here's a look at some popular funds.
  55. These Uptrending Stocks Could Continue to Rally

    February 17, 2015
    Here are four stocks in an uptrend which could see further runs higher over the next couple weeks.
  56. Who Gives The Best Rewards – Expedia Or Orbitz?

    February 17, 2015
    The best program for you depends on how you want to use the points. Expedia gives you more flexibility .
  57. How To Protect A Short Position With Options

    February 17, 2015
    Short selling can be a risky endeavor, but the inherent risk of a short position can be mitigated significantly through the ...
  58. Greece And Ukraine Remain At Forefront Of Options Market This ...

    February 17, 2015
    This piece contains the opinions of options guru Nic Chahine that do not reflect the opinions of Benzinga.com. Scoreboard ...
  59. The Guru's Bold Call That I Can't Ignore

    February 17, 2015
    There are a pair of solid reasons why I developed my skills as a stock analyst: I don't have much faith in other analysts ...
  60. 2 Rules That Have Led To 15% Per Year Returns... Since 1982

    February 17, 2015
    I probably don't have to tell you this, but the odds are stacked against you when it comes to "beating the market." By nearly ...
  61. The Best Growth And Income Stock You've Never Heard Of

    February 16, 2015
    Growth and income investors seeking stocks that perform well in all economic conditions are often quickly drawn to Public ...
  62. This Indicator Makes Buy-And-Hold Obsolete

    February 16, 2015
    Today we want to tell you about an investing strategy that defies logic. It shouldn't work based on everything we've learned ...
  63. The Best Indicator You're Not Using is Signaling 'Buy'

    February 16, 2015
    One of the most important lessons I learned during my days in the Army was the KISS principle: Keep it simple, stupid. Outside ...
  64. 4 Reasons Why This Industry Is A Value Trap

    February 15, 2015
    Steel stocks have fallen deeply out of favor with the group losing about 25% of its value over the past year, according ...
  65. The Huge Red Flags Short Sellers Are Signaling

    February 15, 2015
  66. Looking To Invest In U.S Start-Ups? Better Try...

    February 13, 2015
    A surge in investment in tech startups in Asia is driving incredible expansion and innovation on the continent, which is ...
  67. Companies Affected Most by Low Oil Prices

    February 13, 2015
    Low oil prices have affected many companies. Some consumers and producers who rely on oil as a key input benefit, while others ...
  68. Internet.org: What It Is and How It Works

    February 13, 2015
    Basic Internet access remains out of reach for many in developing nations. Internet.org aims to bring basic Internet access ...
  69. Facebook's Future Technologies

    February 13, 2015
    Facebook is expanding its operations to include a some cool, futuristic technologies.
  70. Is Now the Right Time to Invest in the Euro?

    February 13, 2015
    The euro has been falling...does that mean it's now a bargain?
  71. Bet Against The Euro With EUO ETF

    February 13, 2015
    Investors who believe that the euro will continue to fall in value can gain short exposure to the euro through the ProShares ...
  72. Shrinking Banks, Expensive Liquidity And The Blues

    February 13, 2015
    This piece contains the opinions of deep value investor Tim Melvin that do not reflect the opinions of Benzinga.com. I had ...
  73. ChartAdvisor for February 13 2015

    February 13, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  74. This Low-Volatility ETF Deserves Your Attention

    February 13, 2015
    When uncertainty enters the market, investors seek out safety. Instead of blue chips, stable currencies, precious metals ...
  75. We're Earning Big Gains From These Game-Changers... Let's Do ...

    February 13, 2015
    As many readers know, I've been an avid student of Warren Buffett for many years. Studying his investment methods and applying ...
  76. 2 Innovative Companies Fighting The Diabetes Epidemic

    February 13, 2015
    As many readers know, I've been an avid student of Warren Buffett for many years. Studying his investment methods and applying ...
  77. Prepare for a Breakdown in This Casino Stock Now

    February 13, 2015
    The Chinese government's crackdown on corruption, increased high-roller scrutiny and a partial smoking ban have put a serious ...
  78. This Indicator Should Always Be Part Of Your Strategy

    February 12, 2015
    The relationship between price, 200-day EMA and its slope of generate useful patterns that assist in price prediction and ...
  79. The Currency Shockwave That Could Crush Your Portfolio

    February 12, 2015
    We're approaching the 20th anniversary of an historic agreement, and its impact is roiling global markets today, with potentially ...
  80. Why You Should Own Canadian Bonds Now

    February 12, 2015
    Volatility is heating up. Triple-digit moves in the Dow Jones Industrial Average are now an almost everyday occurrence. The ...
  81. Why You Should Avoid Some ETFs

    February 12, 2015
    Despite the popularity of ETFs, not every one is a solid bet, and not every ETF is built to last. Here's what an investor ...
  82. The Best Online Job Search Techniques

    February 12, 2015
    Looking for a job? Today the best online job search techniques involve social media, automated searches, and well-crafted ...
  83. A Guide to Using Inverse ETFs for Diversification

    February 12, 2015
    A look at how inverse ETFs can help investors diversify their portfolios.
  84. How Do Financial Regulations Affect Smaller Banks?

    February 12, 2015
    Not to big to fail? We explain how US financial regulations affect smaller banks.
  85. The Pros and Cons of a Weak Euro

    February 12, 2015
    The lingering Eurozone crisis has caused the euro to decline against the U.S. dollar. Who are the real winners and losers ...
  86. Falling Copper Prices Will Drag These 2 Stocks Lower

    February 12, 2015
    With copper trading near six year lows, many traders are starting to wonder whether the bottom and whether a reversal could ...
  87. How does the "Buffett Premium" increase Berkshire Hathaway's ...

    February 12, 2015
    Explore the theory that Berkshire Hathaway stock carries a Warren "Buffet Premium" that would disappear upon his death and ...
  88. The No. 1 Hotel Stock to Buy, According to the Charts

    February 12, 2015
    One of my favorite strategies is to buy stocks that remain below prior highs but are in sectors that are already showing ...
  89. These 'Beat and Raise' Stocks Have Major Upside Ahead

    February 11, 2015
    To paraphrase Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion, "a company that exceeds earnings forecasts tends to keep exceeding earnings ...
  90. Facebook's Most Important Acquisitions

    February 11, 2015
    Strategic acquisitions have been key to Facebook's growth and success, and the company has acquired more than 50 companies ...
  91. How The 'New Bond King' Is Investing

    February 11, 2015
    We expect the stock market to show occasional volatility, but even the staid bond market has been delivering some jolts ...
  92. Comparing China ETFs: SPDR GXC or iShares FXI?

    February 11, 2015
    A look at SPDR GXC and iShares FXI China ETFs.
  93. Top Consumer Discretionary Stocks to Watch

    February 11, 2015
    Consumer discretionary stocks have been among the top performers since 2010, and there are still good trading opportunities.
  94. The Best ETFs to Play 2015's Housing Rebound

    February 11, 2015
    Housing starts will likely rise about 20% this year, reviving the recovery. Stocks and ETFs have already begun to move.
  95. What You Should Know About Smart Beta ETFs

    February 11, 2015
    Smart Beta funds get a lot of hype and are a relatively cheap way to get exposure to an asset class. But they are not foolproof. ...
  96. TIPS ETFs: No Inflation, No Reason to Buy

    February 11, 2015
    No inflation means there's no reason to buy TIPS ETFs.
  97. How On-Balance Volume Reveals Market Players' Strategy

    February 11, 2015
    On-Balance Volume (OBV) reveals the intent of market players, often before price action generates a buy or sell signal.
  98. Top 10 Stocks For 2015: The World's Favorite Brand

    February 11, 2015
    In a recent article on StreetAuthority.com I told readers all about my new list of The Top 10 Stocks For 2015. I decided ...
  99. Warning: 5 Popular Stocks You Need To Sell Now

    February 11, 2015
    These are five of the most widely owned stocks in the market. You have, without a doubt, heard of them, and it's very possible ...
  100. Warning: 5 Popular Stocks You Need to Consider Selling Now

    February 11, 2015
    These are five of the most widely owned stocks in the market. You have, without a doubt, heard of them, and it's very possible ...
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