Analysis & Opinions

  1. General Motors: For The Long Haul

    July 10, 2006
    Is GM ready to drive over the competition?
  2. Eyeball To Eyeball

    July 10, 2006
    While Nokia and Qualcomm have been standing off, neither seems ready to back down.
  3. Insider Activity Analysis

    July 7, 2006
    Insider trading activity is a good place to start your analysis.
  4. These 2 Firms May Have a Few Good 'Puffs' Left...

    June 27, 2006
    Fallen Angels: Part 5 of 5
  5. Pfizer, Pass the Rolaids

    June 12, 2006
    $15 billion for its consumer products unit won’t cure Pfizer’s ailing stock.
  6. Are Video Games A Good Play?

    June 8, 2006
    A look at the early stages of the new wave of video game consoles.
  7. Qwest Says No, and Preps for Growth

    June 8, 2006
    Qwest forges onward despite poor history.
  8. Synergy Is BS

    June 5, 2006
    It’s about time Time Warner executives dropped the synergy charade and let loose AOL.
  9. What Volatility Really Means

    May 25, 2006
    When it comes to volatile, high-risk stocks, it's often much easier to talk the talk than it is to walk the walk.
  10. The Latest Expansion At UPS

    May 17, 2006
    A look at UPS and its recent expansion announcement.
  11. Molina Healthcare Targets The Uninsured

    April 18, 2006
    MOH investors have an opportunity to reap the rewards of Molina's noble efforts.
  12. Cisco Is Stretched

    March 29, 2006
    There are lots of things to like about Cisco. Price isn’t one of them.
  13. ING Pays To Play

    March 29, 2006
    A look inside the financial services company's prospects.
  14. Time to 'Double Double' Down on Tim Hortons?

    March 24, 2006
    A look at the recent IPO of Canada's iconic quick serve restaurant chain, Tim Hortons.
  15. Super Tankers Deliver

    March 9, 2006
    Just how super are the prospects of oil tanker companies?
  16. Roll Down The RIMM

    March 3, 2006
    Research in Motion shareholders have bigger worries than a lawsuit.
  17. Blackboard's Great Business Model

    March 1, 2006
    A look at the education technology company's recent acquistion and prospects for the future.
  18. Own a Part of the NYSE

    February 28, 2006
    A look at the merger between the NYSE and Archipelago.
  19. VOIP will soar, but Vonage needs a lifeline

    February 21, 2006
    A look inside the VOIP revolution and its implications for investors.
  20. The Good and Bad of Shareholder Activism

    February 13, 2006
    A look at the growing trend of shareholder activism.
  21. When Big Loss Leads To Bigger Gain

    February 3, 2006
    A look at the best performing stock of 2005.
  22. Semiconductors Show Strength but Watch the Valuations

    January 31, 2006
    Taking a peek inside the semiconductor industry.
  23. Can AT&T Perform without Wireless?

    January 25, 2006
    A look at the competitive landscape of the telecom sector.
  24. Nike - Out with the New in with the Old

    January 24, 2006
    A look at the recent resignation of Nike CEO William Perez.
  25. Home Depot: The Five Year Plan

    January 19, 2006
    A look at the recently released growth strategy of Home Depot.
  26. Schwab's Stellar Year

    January 18, 2006
    A look at the turnaround at Charles Schwab.
  27. A+ or F? What Makes for a Good Value Stock Pick...

    January 17, 2006
    Trading near 20-year lows, is Ford a good value stock pick?
  28. Intel Moves Forward

    January 5, 2006
    Intel plans to "leap ahead" with a new approach.
  29. A Hot Sector?

    December 21, 2005
    Another example of a sector that "falls between the cracks" - elearning.
  30. Dimon Steps Up

    December 21, 2005
    J.P Morgan Chase's president, Jamie Dimon, is going to take over the roll of CEO as well. What can we expect as a result? ...
  31. Best Buy Shares Tumble

    December 13, 2005
    Best Buy's big drop.
  32. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...
  33. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 2

    November 23, 2005
    In this piece we'll explore different types of economic moats.
  34. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 1

    November 15, 2005
    Part one of a two part piece on the Buffett- coined concept of "economic moat".
  35. Surveying the Business Intelligence Space

    November 9, 2005
    Decision makers always want real-time information to make better decisions but often can't get it - can these firms make ...
  36. The Little Things That Matter

    October 26, 2005
    Everybody's talking about it but how exactly do you invest in nanotechnology? Let David Harper shed some light on the subject. ...
  37. Taking Beverages to the Extreme

    October 14, 2005
    One of the hotest markets in the US over the last five years has been energy drinks. But can the growth continue?
  38. The Most Important Metric You Forgot

    October 4, 2005
    The cash conversion cycle (or cash cycle) is one of the best early-warning systems available to you. Let's take a closer ...
  39. You Know It Is a Real Estate Bubble When...

    October 3, 2005
    We've all heard about the "real estate bubble". But can't we all make money in real estate? Can't we all get rich by flipping ...
  40. AAPL Rotten to the Core?

    September 12, 2005
    We all love our iPods, but does this make Apple a good investment? Learn more as the Investopedia Advisor looks into AAPL's ...
  41. Our View on Stock Options

    August 11, 2005
    In this piece, David Harper wades deep into the option expensing ruling and what this really means to investors.
  42. The Law of Large Numbers

    August 8, 2005
    How big is too big? In this piece we tackle the problem of companies that may be 'too big' for your portfolio.
  43. Does Google's Price Tag Make Sense?

    August 3, 2005
    At times (the Advisor office no exception) there has been talk of a mini bubble in Google’s stock. The questions that needs ...
  44. Two Keys to Avoiding Disaster - Part 2

    June 28, 2005
    What does the Investopedia Advisor consider 'strong governance'? Let the Advisor's editor in chief explain.
  45. Our Top Down Approach

    May 20, 2005
    Learn about how we use a top-down approach in our stock selections.
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