Analysis & Opinions

  1. Is This Johnson & Johnson's Next Blockbuster?

    June 10, 2015
    Healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) may not be associated with high-growth biotech companies, but ...
  2. Lululemon Athletica Posts a Solid Beat and Raise

    June 10, 2015
    You can exhale now, lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) investors. Though Wall Street was anticipating fiscal-first-quarter ...
  3. 3 Reasons Frontier Communications Stock Could Rise

    June 10, 2015
    Activity in the telecom arena has been fast and furious in recent years, as companies jockey for position between the high-growth ...
  4. Is Tesla Changing Its Business Model?

    June 10, 2015
    Tesla's new home battery system stores solar energy. With it, the luxury electric car maker is asserting itself as a green ...
  5. Top 5 Most Profitable Hotel Companies

    June 10, 2015
    How can companies control so many properties and rooms? The same way McDonald’s controls 35,000 restaurants: franchise agreements.
  6. Few Target-Date Managers Invest in Their Own Funds

    June 10, 2015
    Target-date funds have experienced explosive growth in the past 20 years. Many managers who run them, however, have failed ...
  7. Kohl's: Does a Broken Stock Mean a Broken Company?

    June 10, 2015
    Kohl's stock is broken, but the company is strong.
  8. How Elon Musk Became A Superstar

    June 10, 2015
    An overview of the early life and education of Elon Musk, one of the great innovators of our time.
  9. How Southwest Airlines Has Won Over Travelers

    June 10, 2015
    Understand what Southwest Airlines' competitive advantages are and how they manage to edge out other airlines.
  10. Bye, Mad Men: How the Net Is Changing Advertising

    June 10, 2015
    The Internet and digital media are changing the way companies advertise and market themselves. More targeted, varied and ...
  11. Netflix's Next Target: Prime-Time TV

    June 10, 2015
    Learn the main reasons Netflix needs to go head-to-head with cable companies by offering live TV.
  12. Why Is the Government Going After Costco?

    June 10, 2015
    Banks aren't the only companies that have found themselves in the crosshairs of federal law enforcement agencies of late. ...
  13. The Secret to New York Community Bancorp's Success

    June 9, 2015
    New York Community Bancorp (NYSE: NYCB) is an incredibly well-run bank. Since 1994, its first full year as a publicly traded ...
  14. Strategic Traders Are Turning To Agriculture

    June 9, 2015
    As summer approaches many commodity traders are looking for opportunities at the agriculture sector. We'll take a look at ...
  15. Organovo Earnings Preview: 3 Key Areas to Watch

    June 9, 2015
    After today's market close, bioprinting upstart Organovo Holdings (NYSEMKT: ONVO) will report earnings for its fiscal fourth ...
  16. Comparing Impact Investing & Venture Philanthropy

    June 9, 2015
    Impact investing and venture philanthropy might be similar, but there are differences and one is more popular than the other ...
  17. Impact Investing: How it Works and How to Invest

    June 9, 2015
    Impact investing makes a positive impact, socially and/or environmentally, while also aiming to produce positive returns, ...
  18. Are the Busiest U.S. Retailers Good Investments?

    June 9, 2015
    Do the country's top three retailers in terms of traffic present good investments?
  19. Debunking 5 Robo-Advisor Myths

    June 9, 2015
    Robo-advisors are not going to replace their flesh and blood counterparts. Here's how their future will likely play out.
  20. Top Spots to Wine and Dine Clients in New York

    June 9, 2015
    New York City is one the world's best places to wine and dine a client. From power lunches to sushi to celebrity chef spots, ...
  21. Will Zynga's New Strategy Win Back Mobile Gamers?

    June 9, 2015
    Explore the history and current activities of the Web game developer Zynga, and learn what the company is doing to make a ...
  22. Try Southwest Airlines Options To Avoid Risks

    June 9, 2015
    Learn how to take a position in Southwest Airlines' stock using option strategies that have limited or defined risk.
  23. Androxal FDA Decision Approaches: Will RPRX Benefit?

    June 9, 2015
    In the volatile world of biotech investing, speculative investors look to get their hands on stocks early before positive ...
  24. GoPro Inc's Road to Recovery

    June 9, 2015
    GoPro shares have been steadily increasing as sales of its action cameras improve and incorporate new developments.
  25. Facebook’s Rise to Global Ubiquity

    June 9, 2015
    Looking at Facebook’s advertising metrics, growth rates, and do-good initiatives, it becomes clear why the stock has become ...
  26. The Future Of Tesla

    June 8, 2015
    To buy a stock is more than buying a stake in a company; it’s voicing your belief in the company and your confidence in the ...
  27. Apple Will Market Perform With iPhone 6s

    June 8, 2015
    Historically, Apple’s S-cycles have had a lower year-over-year growth than non-S cycles, and the 6S cycle could see a slowing ...
  28. Checking Account Reviews: Chase Premium Platinum

    June 8, 2015
    Which perks and services come with Premier Platinum and is it worth the cost to you?
  29. Billionaire Phillip Frost Is at It Again

    June 8, 2015
    Over the past 40 years, Phillip Frost became one of the most respected entrepreneurs in healthcare by cobbling together ...
  30. Celgene Takes a Step Back in CAR-T Immunotherapy

    June 8, 2015
    In 2013, Celgene Corp. inked a deal with bluebird bio in which the two companies would leverage their expertise to develop ...
  31. 3 Reasons GoPro Stock Could Rise

    June 8, 2015
    GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) stock has had an incredible run. Its 56% jump over the past three months was spurred by its stellar ...
  32. 3 Reasons Caterpillar Stock Could Rise

    June 8, 2015
    Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) plays an essential role in the global economy by providing construction machinery and other heavy ...
  33. 4 Things Costco's Management Wants You to Know

    June 8, 2015
    On the final business day of May, Costco (NASDAQ: COST) reported its results for the three months ended May 10. Along with ...
  34. Will Southwest Airlines Disrupt United in Houston?

    June 8, 2015
    American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) has had a rough time in the past few quarters, as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has disrupted ...
  35. This Key Amgen Drug Is Setting a Precedent

    June 8, 2015
    Biotech blue-chip stock Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) has practically had its way with Wall Street over the last five years. While ...
  36. 3 Reasons Lockheed Martin Stock Could Rise

    June 8, 2015
    Investors have had wild swings in sentiment about the defense industry in recent years, as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and ...
  37. 3 Reasons Freeport-McMoRan's Stock Could Rise

    June 8, 2015
    Freeport-McMoRan investors haven't had a lot to celebrate over the past year. Not only have they lost most of their dividend ...
  38. The Biggest Stock Losses YTD; How They Look Now

    June 8, 2015
    Down more than 50% year to date (YTD), here's how these hard hit stocks are looking now.
  39. Top Healthcare Stocks Rallying Under Obamacare

    June 8, 2015
    The healthcare industry, bullish via Obamacare, has plenty of stocks with major upside.
  40. These Firms Are Tops Among Advisor Clients

    June 8, 2015
    A new study shows that financial advisors, even at the most popular firms, aren't doing enough to strengthen ties to clients.
  41. Freeport-McMoRan, Glu Mobile And Others Insiders Have Been Buying

    June 8, 2015
    With the markets still near all-time highs after a long bull run, investors have had to get more selective when it comes ...
  42. Bankrate Releases Ranking Of 175 Cities Based On Satisfaction ...

    June 8, 2015
    According to a report released Monday by Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE), the Phoenix metro area has been cited as the best place ...
  43. Sears, Lululemon Highlight Off-Season Earnings Reports

    June 7, 2015
    A sprinkling of off-season earnings reports are on the schedule for this week. While there are no real market movers among ...
  44. ASCO Reaffirms Why I'm Holding Exelixis

    June 5, 2015
    There are dozens upon dozens of healthcare events each and every year that highlight the latest advancements in pharmaceuticals, ...
  45. 3 Reasons Rite Aid Stock Could Keep Soaring

    June 5, 2015
    It wasn't that long ago that many investors believed shares of drugstore chain Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) were destined to lose ...
  46. 3 Reasons Union Pacific Stock May Fall

    June 5, 2015
    Is the U.S. economy still wending its way through a drawn-out recovery? Or are we sliding back toward a flat gross domestic ...
  47. 5 Things Chimera Investment Wants You to Know

    June 5, 2015
    If you're looking for a juicy dividend stock and are willing to assume the associated risk, then Chimera Investment Corporation ...
  48. 3 Reasons CalAmp Stock Could Rise

    June 5, 2015
    Just more than a month ago, shares of CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP) skyrocketed more than 30% in just two days after the company ...
  49. 3 Key Numbers Windstream Investors Must Know

    June 5, 2015
    Dividend investors have followed telecom stocks loyally for years as a source of reliable income, and rural telecom specialist ...
  50. 5 Key Numbers Eagle Rock Investors Need to Know

    June 5, 2015
    Vanguard Natural Resources (NASDAQ: VNR) has been busy in 2015. The company is acquiring two smaller upstream MLP rivals, ...
  51. An Unfortunate Fact About J.C. Penney's Stock

    June 5, 2015
    It's safe to say that J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) has, at the very least, a perception problem. According to the latest data ...
  52. What to Listen for When Lululemon Reports Earnings

    June 5, 2015
    Take a deep breath, lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) investors. Your favorite yoga-apparel specialist is set to announce ...
  53. 3 Reasons to Buy Philip Morris International Stock

    June 5, 2015
    Among international tobacco companies, Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) is the best known in the U.S., with competitors ...
  54. ChartAdvisor for June 5 2015

    June 5, 2015
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  55. Should Etsy Investors Fear Amazon's "Handmade"?

    June 5, 2015
    The fast-growing marketplace for buyers and sellers of crafted goods, Etsy , now boasts about 1.4 million active sellers ...
  56. Are These the Weirdest Jobs of the Decade?

    June 5, 2015
    If cubicle life has you down, maybe it's time to consider one of the decade's weirdest jobs.
  57. Should You Hire an Advisor or DIY Your Savings?

    June 5, 2015
    Investors should consider index funds and robo-advisors before committing to a costly professional money manager.
  58. Risky Business:Trading Inverse ETFs in an IRA

    June 5, 2015
    Since you can't short stocks in an IRA, consider these liquid inverse ETFs instead.
  59. Is Vivint Solar's Blackstone Commercial & Industrial Announcement ...

    June 5, 2015
    Here is why solar short sellers should be paying particularly close attention to the latest news. On June 4, Vivint Solar ...
  60. Gauging Entry And Exit Signals With Range Bars

    June 4, 2015
    Wide range price bars often generate important signals that traders can use for timely entry or exit.
  61. Why Whole Foods' Profits Are Poised to Skyrocket

    June 4, 2015
    Last month, shares of Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) fell a whopping 15% following the company's weaker-than-expected ...
  62. 3 Reasons to Buy Las Vegas Sands Stock

    June 4, 2015
    Most Americans think of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) as the company that helped make the Nevada gaming capital the place ...
  63. Don't Panic About Delta's Weak Unit Revenue

    June 4, 2015
    On Tuesday, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) reported weak unit revenue results for the month of May and reduced its unit revenue ...
  64. GoPro drives Ambarella Inc to Beat Earnings Expectations

    June 4, 2015
    Morgan Stanley analyst Joseph Moore weighed in on Ambarella on June 3 following the company’s earnings, maintaining an Equal-Weight ...
  65. The 3 Key Numbers for Two Harbors Investment

    June 4, 2015
    Real-estate investment trusts have enjoyed nearly unprecedented success in recent years, as long periods of low interest ...
  66. How to Invest in Asset Management Firms

    June 4, 2015
    Investing in asset management firms puts your money in the hands of experienced finance pros. Consider these five picks. ...
  67. 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Amazon

    June 4, 2015
    Learn some interesting facts about Amazon.com Incorporated, the history behind Amazon's name and the hidden services and ...
  68. Why There's No Such Thing As A Stock 'Free Ride'

    June 4, 2015
    If you're not familiar with freeriding and you're trading stocks, you should be. Although it sometimes happens unintentionally, ...
  69. Buy and Hold: Comfortable, But Mind the Risks

    June 4, 2015
    Don't let the comfort of buying and holding blind you into hurting your portfolio.
  70. How Private Equity Dividends Work

    June 4, 2015
    Everything you didn't know about private equity dividends.
  71. 13 Facts You Didn't Know About Google

    June 4, 2015
    Find out more about Google Incorporated, 13 facts some people may not know about Google, including the history of and technologies ...
  72. Pros & Cons Of Waze

    June 4, 2015
    While Google Maps is still the king of maps, for many of the 50 million Waze users, it’s Waze or nothing.
  73. The Importance Of Millennial Consumers

    June 4, 2015
    Millennials are the next Baby Boomers: a group of people so economically valuable that advertisers drop their pre-existing ...
  74. Unique Ways To Profit From Coffee

    June 3, 2015
    Here are some unconventional ways to profit from one of America's most inelastic commodities--coffee.
  75. Intel and Altera: Big Step Forward or a Big Step Back?

    June 3, 2015
    Read about what Tipranks' analysts think about the merger of Intel and Altera.
  76. The Pharmaceutical Feud: Mylan, Teva and Perrigo

    June 3, 2015
    Find out what Tipranks' analysts think about several pharmaceutical giants competing in the realm of mergers and acquisitions.
  77. 3 Experts Weigh In On Oil Inventories

    June 3, 2015
    The U.S. Energy Information Administration released its weekly Petroleum Status Report Wednesday morning. The institute ...
  78. These Stocks Are Sqeezed and Ready Pop

    June 3, 2015
    With the price action being compressed in these stocks for some time now, the chance of a breakout is increasing.
  79. Jefferies Cuts Iron Mountain Estimates And 'Shreds' Valuation

    June 3, 2015
    Could investors in Iron Mountain Inc (NYSE: IRM), a company with 45 percent of the global document storage market, actually ...
  80. Spotlight on Peregrine's Bavituximab Expansion

    June 3, 2015
    Shareholders of clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PPHM) haven't fared well over ...
  81. 3 Key Numbers Cisco Investors Need to Know

    June 3, 2015
    Networking giant Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has emerged from a difficult period in its history. After suffering from sales ...
  82. 5 Things BreitBurn Energy Wants You to Know

    June 3, 2015
    The past few months have been a real struggle for BreitBurn Energy Partners (NASDAQ: BBEP). The company, like so many in ...
  83. Pfizer CEO: The Story Behind Ian Read

    June 3, 2015
    Learn about the rise of Ian Read, the CEO of Pfizer. Pfizer is one of the most profitable and largest pharmaceutical companies ...
  84. Facebook: Google's Only Real Competitor

    June 3, 2015
    Learn why Google's only real competitor on the Web is not a search engine at all; rather, it is another well-known Internet ...
  85. Is Energy Transfer Getting Ready to Go Shopping?

    June 3, 2015
    Sometimes it's the little things that matter. In the case of Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP) and its general partner ...
  86. 10 Developments By Gilead Sciences That Could Boost Profits

    June 3, 2015
    Learn about 10 drugs in the pipeline for Gilead Sciences, and learn how it has acquired smaller companies with promising ...
  87. 10 Reasons Google Is One Of The Best Employers

    June 3, 2015
    Find out more about Google Incorporated and reasons why Google was named to Fortune magazine's list of the best companies ...
  88. Is Google Becoming A Monopoly?

    June 3, 2015
    Learn about whether Google is becoming a monopoly. Monopolies are considered undesirable because they prevent competition ...
  89. Which is the Better Bet: Amazon or eBay?

    June 3, 2015
    Amazon and eBay are solid ecommerce companies, but the former is more innovative and diversified. Plus, a third is about ...
  90. Nokia-Alcatel: Does the Risk Trump the Reward?

    June 3, 2015
    Deals where two companies have lots to gain are great, but that doesn't always guarantee success.
  91. Is Now the Time to Bet on Vacation Spending?

    June 3, 2015
    As Americans embark on summer trips, investors can benefit by adding exposure to the travel and leisure sector.
  92. Watch These Top Wind Power Stocks, ETFs

    June 3, 2015
    Wind power has already grown impressively and its best days are ahead. Here are some stocks and ETFs to consider.
  93. Top 5 Highest-Paying Dividend REITS of 2015

    June 3, 2015
    How should the highest-yielding REITs be approached?
  94. Should You Invest in This Senior Loan ETF?

    June 3, 2015
    The pros and cons of the SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF.
  95. Are These 2015's 10 Best Generic Pharma Stocks?

    June 3, 2015
    These 10 generic generic pharma stocks present a lot of upside potential for the second half of 2015. Here's why.
  96. Why Do Companies Choose NASDAQ for Their IPO?

    June 3, 2015
    The NYSE is known for its prestige so why do some companies opt to list on the NASDAQ instead?
  97. How to Profit from the Generic Drug Trend

    June 3, 2015
    Generic drugs are poised to steal market share as patent protections on a number of branded drugs expire. Investors should ...
  98. Why the Government Favors Index Funds

    June 3, 2015
    The DoL’s proposed fiduciary rules appear to favor low-cost index funds that would allow brokers to sidestep many requirements.
  99. Is a Stock's Trade Volume Important?

    June 3, 2015
    Stock volume is easy to calculate but understanding its importance is a little more involved. Take the time because it's ...
  100. Why Tesla's Battery Business Has It On The Right Path

    June 3, 2015
    Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) started as a scrappy startup. The company struggled for some time, nearly went bankrupt ...
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