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  1. Top 4 ETFs That Will Help Diversify Your Portfolio

    May 27, 2015
    Seeking low cost diversification to high quality stocks and bonds? Consider these 4 ETFs.
  2. 6 Stocks for Millennials (or Anyone)

    May 27, 2015
    Savvy Millennial investors looking for long-term winners should take a look at these stocks.
  3. Top Healthcare, Medical Equipment Stocks of 2015

    May 27, 2015
    A short list of the top healthcare and medical equipment stocks of 2015.
  4. Splunk Earnings Preview: 5 Key Questions

    May 27, 2015
    "Big data" software provider Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) is scheduled to report on the first quarter of its fiscal 2016 year on ...
  5. Long-Term Charts Suggest The Next Move Is Downward

    May 27, 2015
    It is often a strategic move to remove oneself from the daily fluctuations and to broaden the time horizon to get a better ...
  6. Who are General Motors' (GM) main suppliers?

    May 27, 2015
    Take a look at the current operations of General Motors, the largest U.S. auto manufacturer, and find out what companies ...
  7. Who are Ford's (F) main suppliers?

    May 27, 2015
    Explore the history and current operations of Ford Motor Co. and discover some of its primary global parts suppliers.
  8. eBay Vs. Amazon Business Model

    May 26, 2015
    For sellers looking to unload grandma’s things, the decision to go online is easy, but, they still must choose which site ...
  9. 3 Things Fifth Street Management Wants You to Know

    May 26, 2015
    Fifth Street Finance (NASDAQ: FSC) is feeling the pain of an unimpressed stock market. At $7 per share, the company trades ...
  10. 3 Things Apollo Investment Wants You to Know

    May 26, 2015
    Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV) is coming off a rough fiscal year. Its energy exposure -- nearly twice the industry average ...
  11. 3 Things Qlik Management Wants You to Know

    May 26, 2015
    Business intelligence platform company Qlik Technologies' (NASDAQ: QLIK) stock has soared since the company reported better-than-expected ...
  12. 3 Things to Watch When Seadrill Reports

    May 26, 2015
    After an awful 2014, Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL) has kept its head above water in 2015, as its stock is up a little more than ...
  13. Celgene's 3 Most Important Collaborations

    May 26, 2015
    Biotech blue-chip stock Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) is arguably the complete package for investors. Celgene has a deep pipeline ...
  14. 5 Things Plug Power Wants You to Know

    May 26, 2015
    Fuel-cell specialist Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) has had a storied history, with waves of optimism over the company's prospects ...
  15. Amgen Gets 1 Step Closer to Another Blockbuster

    May 26, 2015
    A key European advisory committee has just thrown its support behind approval for Amgen's (NASDAQ: AMGN) Repatha, a new ...
  16. Will Rite Aid Ever Catch CVS Health?

    May 26, 2015
    Until recently, Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has been hamstrung by debt taken on in its $4 billion acquisition of Eckerd in 2008; ...
  17. The 3 Key Numbers Altria Group Investors Must Know

    May 26, 2015
    Tobacco giant Altria Group (NYSE: MO) has long been a leader both within the U.S. cigarette industry and among investors ...
  18. Should This Figure Worry Gilead Shareholders?

    May 26, 2015
    When it comes to the model biotech company, Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) pretty much fits the mold. Gilead has been able ...
  19. Risks & Rewards Of Investing In Bitcoin

    May 26, 2015
    Since Bitcoin is not a company and therefore does not have a publicly traded stock, how can you invest in it?
  20. Silver Stocks Facing Major Resistance

    May 26, 2015
    Active traders in the commodity markets are taking note of silver.
  21. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    May 26, 2015
    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  22. Costco, More Retailers On Deck For Earnings This Week

    May 25, 2015
    Overall, things are beginning to grow quiet on the earnings front, even though more retailers are on deck to share their ...
  23. The Top 6 Companies Owned By Apple

    May 25, 2015
    Let’s take a look at six of the more notable acquisitions that Apple has made over the years.
  24. Who are GoDaddy's (GDDY) main competitors?

    May 23, 2015
    GoDaddy, the biggest domain registrar has enjoyed great success over the years but its market dominance is now under threat ...
  25. Will This Drug Beat Gilead to Market in NASH?

    May 22, 2015
    A race of sorts is on between Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) and Intercept Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ICPT). In a bid to be ...
  26. Energy Transfer Could Learn From Williams Cos.

    May 22, 2015
    Recently, Williams Cos. (NYSE: WMB) announced that it would shell out $13.8 billion to acquire the remaining public shares ...
  27. Is Enterprise Product's Stock a Buy Today?

    May 22, 2015
    To be a good investor over the long term, you have to do two things: 1) Buy rock-solid companies that have the potential ...
  28. Can AMD Regain GPU Market Share From NVIDIA?

    May 22, 2015
    In the past few years, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has taken a dominant lead in the market for stand-alone "discrete" GPUs over ...
  29. Whole Foods Isn't Afraid to Leap in New Direction

    May 22, 2015
    For aficionados of Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) shares, the development of a new store format targeted toward millennials, ...
  30. Eagle Rock Soars on Vanguard Deal

    May 22, 2015
    For the second time in the past month, Vanguard Natural Resources (NASDAQ: VNR) has announced it is snapping up a smaller ...
  31. Etsy Earnings: Slowing Growth Worries Investors

    May 22, 2015
    Online marketplace Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY) failed to live up to high expectations for its first quarter as a publicly traded ...
  32. Johnson & Johnson Seeks to Deliver 10 Blockbusters

    May 22, 2015
    Healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) might be stuck in a bit of a trading range over the past year, ...
  33. Did Linn Energy Mislead Investors About Its Debt?

    May 22, 2015
    This week, Linn Energy (NASDAQ: LINE) announced that it was offering 16 million units to raise cash to pay down the portion ...
  34. 3 Reasons lululemon athletica Stock Could Fall

    May 22, 2015
    When lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) announced quarterly results almost two months ago, investors were rightly encouraged ...
  35. The 3 Key Numbers Caterpillar Investors Must Know

    May 22, 2015
    Heavy-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) has found itself at the epicenter of the global economic slowdown, ...
  36. Would Airlines Be Better Off With $100 Oil?

    May 22, 2015
    The cost of jet fuel -- the biggest expense for most airlines -- has declined by about $1 per gallon since this time last ...
  37. Is 21st Century Fox a Sly Bet?

    May 22, 2015
    An in depth look at the revenue streams of international media conglomerate Twenty-First Century Fox.
  38. Would Pfizer Buying GlaxoSmithKline Make Sense?

    May 22, 2015
    Over the past five years, Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and its shareholders have witnessed its stock price ascend by approximately ...
  39. Commercial Real Estate: How to Invest Like a Pro

    May 22, 2015
    Investing in commercial real estate can add stability to your portfolio. Here's how to do it.
  40. Will These High-Flying Stocks Stay Hot in 2015?

    May 22, 2015
    These 10 stocks were on fire in 2014. Will they stay hot?
  41. Google Stock: A Tale of Two Share Classes

    May 22, 2015
    Google stock comes in two different flavors with different rights for shareholders.
  42. Top 7 ETFs Designed for Retirement Income

    May 22, 2015
    These seven ETFs offer several advantages over traditional ETFs, especially for investors seeking retirement income.
  43. How Microfinance and Investment Banking Compare

    May 22, 2015
    Investment banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) provide similar services, but the clients they serve and the incentives ...
  44. The 3 Key Numbers for Lockheed Martin

    May 22, 2015
    Defense contractor Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is just one of many companies in the industry that have faced the specter ...
  45. Marvell Reports Uninspiring Results

    May 22, 2015
    Chipmaker Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) reported its first quarter of fiscal 2016 numbers on May 21, following a downward revision ...
  46. 5 Things Inovio Pharmaceuticals Wants You to Know

    May 22, 2015
    On May 11, Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing cancer ...
  47. 5 Things Exelixis Management Wants You to Know

    May 22, 2015
    Just a few weeks ago, highly followed small-cap biotech stock Exelixis (NASDAQ: EXEL) reported its first-quarter earnings ...
  48. Who are Zynga's (ZNGA) main competitors?

    May 22, 2015
    Learn more about Zynga's main competitors in the technology sector, including King Digital Entertainment, Electronic Arts, ...
  49. How are HBO, Amazon and Google working to overtake Netflix?

    May 22, 2015
    Learn who Netflix's primary competitors are, why these competitors just may beat Netflix with its own tactics and what Netflix ...
  50. Who are Nordstrom's (JWN) main competitors?

    May 22, 2015
    Learn more about Nordstrom (JWN) and its competitors in the retail industry. Find out how Nordstrom competes with other companies ...
  51. Who are Gilead Sciences' (GILD) main competitors?

    May 22, 2015
    Learn about the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences and its main competitors. Explore the company's role in creating HIV-preventing ...
  52. Can Mcdonalds Survive Against Fast Casual?

    May 21, 2015
    Can this fast food chain survive against fast casual competitors like Chipotle Mexican Grill?
  53. Chinese Opportunities For A Changing Child Policy

    May 21, 2015
    China's one-child policy is changing, and investors are looking for ways to cash in. The reform might not have the effects ...
  54. Tea Party Vs. Republican Party: Who Will Win In 2016?

    May 21, 2015
    What agendas define the rift between the Tea Party and the Republican establishment, and which side will win the presidential ...
  55. These REITs Are Looking Good Right Now

    May 21, 2015
    These REITs are in strong uptrends and looking to go higher.
  56. Tech Startup Momentum Being Generated In Detroit

    May 21, 2015
    Rising from the ashes in the once proud auto-manufacturing City of Detroit is a rapidly emerging tech startup scene that ...
  57. The 10 Richest Women In Fashion

    May 21, 2015
    The top 10 richest women in fashion have many similarities as well as differences. From nationality to career trajectory, ...
  58. How Financial Advisors Pick Client Investments

    May 21, 2015
    How advisors choose investment portfolios is varied, and investors are wise to check with theirs to find out how he or she ...
  59. How & Why Google Glass Failed

    May 21, 2015
    While Google Glass is off the market for now, the invention, which was a shot in the dark, never wanted to save the world ...
  60. Who are Disney's (DIS) main competitors?

    May 21, 2015
    Learn about how creating entertainment has been Disney's niche since the 1920s, even as it faces ever-increasing competition ...
  61. Commodity Traders are Watching These 3 Charts

    May 21, 2015
    As we head towards the summer months, many commodity traders are looking to diversify their holdings and to protect themselves ...
  62. 3 Ways Emerge Energy's Stock Could Rise

    May 21, 2015
    My sympathies go out to anyone who's been a shareholder of Emerge Energy Services (NYSE: EMES) over the past year or so. ...
  63. 3 Key Numbers for Cliffs Natural Resources

    May 21, 2015
    As hard as stocks across the commodities industry have gotten hit, it's hard to find companies that have seen bigger declines ...
  64. 3 Key Numbers for Philip Morris International

    May 21, 2015
    Among cigarette makers worldwide, Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) is one of the most important for U.S. investors. ...
  65. Can This J&J Drug Reshape Schizophrenia Treatment?

    May 21, 2015
    Keeping schizophrenia patients on their medication is one of the biggest challenges facing mental health doctors. That means ...
  66. 5 Things Zillow's CEO Wants You to Know

    May 21, 2015
    Shares of online real estate specialist Zillow Group (NASDAQ: Z) are down around 12% since the company reported mixed first-quarter ...
  67. 3 Reasons Chesapeake Energy's Stock Could Rise

    May 21, 2015
    Over the past year Chesapeake Energy's (NYSE: CHK) stock is down 44%. Weak oil and gas prices have a lot to do with this ...
  68. How Amazon Fresh Works

    May 20, 2015
    Amazon Fresh, a grocery delivery company that operates in parts of Seattle, Los Angeles, New York, and New Jersey, is a new ...
  69. The Top 6 Companies Owned By Google

    May 20, 2015
    Google owns an incredible number of companies. These are its top six acquisitions.
  70. Top 10 Stocks Under $10 Dollars In 2015

    May 20, 2015
    Looking for value investment in stocks under $10? Investopedia provides a list of $10 high-potential stocks trading under ...
  71. Sarepta Gets FDA Green Light to Submit Application

    May 20, 2015
    It's not often you see a biotech soar more than 60% after announcing plans to submit a marketing application to the Food ...
  72. 3 Cybersecurity Stocks Evercore Just Initiated On

    May 20, 2015
    In separate reports published Tuesday, Evercore ISI analyst Matthew Williams initiated coverage on three cybersecurity stocks: ...
  73. Analyzing The Market With Trend Mirrors

    May 20, 2015
    Past price action can exert a powerful influence on current rallies and selloffs.
  74. Reading Trends With Moving Average Ribbons

    May 20, 2015
    Moving average ribbons reveal subtle relationships between price, time and trend.
  75. Gaining Market Influence-- The Case of US Shale

    May 20, 2015
    A convergence of sustained bank financing, falling production costs and rising oil prices might position the US shale industry ...
  76. Who are Family Dollar's (FDO) main competitors?

    May 20, 2015
    Learn about the discount retail company Family Dollar and its main competitors. Explore how competitor Dollar Tree plans ...
  77. Which Dow Jones Stocks are Safe? Which are Risky?

    May 20, 2015
    In a situation where our sustained bull run could turn into a sell-off rather quickly, here are four somewhat safe Dow stocks ...
  78. Apple or Google: Which is the Better Bet?

    May 20, 2015
    Apple and Google have made many investors rich since the turn of the century. Which is more appealing going forward?
  79. Commercial Real Estate: How it Works

    May 20, 2015
    The ins and outs of what commercial real estate companies do.
  80. 5 Signs That You Have a Lousy 401(k) Plan

    May 20, 2015
    Knowing whether a 401(k) plan is good or not so good is important. This will help participants decide how much to invest ...
  81. Salesforce Earnings Preview: What Wall Street's Top Analysts ...

    May 20, 2015
    Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE: CRM) is scheduled to report its first quarter results Wednesday after market close. The Estimize ...
  82. Invest in Cancer Research with These 3 Stocks

    May 20, 2015
    These cancer research stocks offer both a high ceiling and the potential to save lives.
  83. 5 Things Windstream Holdings Wants You to Know

    May 20, 2015
    Rural telecom company Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ: WIN) recently completed its huge transformation, spinning off its network ...
  84. 5 Things J.C. Penney Wants You to Know

    May 20, 2015
    It's been a challenging few years for J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP). But while many analysts and commentators have previously ...
  85. Cheniere Gets the Green Light to Produce Cash

    May 20, 2015
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy granted an export license authorizing Cheniere Energy's (NYSEMKT: LNG) Corpus Christi, ...
  86. 5 Things IPG Photonics Wants You to Know

    May 20, 2015
    Lasers are no longer just a plot device in science fiction stories. They've become a key component of the manufacturing ...
  87. 5 Things Union Pacific Wants You to Know

    May 20, 2015
    Over the last three months, Union Pacific's (NYSE: UNP) stock has retreated with some urgency, erasing the roughly 2.5% ...
  88. The Stock Market's Uptrend Is Set To Continue

    May 20, 2015
    The most common debate amongst traders is when the prolonged uptrend across the financial markets will come to an end.
  89. Who are Pfizer's (PFE) main competitors?

    May 20, 2015
    Learn about Pfizer's place in the pharmaceutical industry, and find out which major drug manufacturers are among its main ...
  90. Who are Whole Foods' (WFM) main competitors?

    May 20, 2015
    Learn more about Whole Foods Markets, who insists its products are sustainable. Thanks to the competition, however, its marketing ...
  91. Who are Chipotle's (CMG) main competitors?

    May 20, 2015
    Learn about Chipotle's four main competitors in the fast casual dining sector of the restaurant business, and how fast casual ...
  92. Is ExOne's Earnings Delay Cause for Worry?

    May 20, 2015
    Advanced metals 3D printer maker and materials supplier ExOne (NASDAQ: XONE) was supposed to announce earnings near the ...
  93. 3 Reasons Intel Stock Could Fall

    May 20, 2015
    Shares of chip giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) have gained about 50% over the past five years as the company fought through a ...
  94. 3 Key Takeaways From Cisco's Earnings

    May 20, 2015
    Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported its fiscal-third-quarter earnings last week, beating analyst estimates for both earnings ...
  95. Amgen's Late-Stage Pipeline Clears Another Hurdle

    May 20, 2015
    The 2000s were practically a lost time for Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) investors, with the company producing predominantly low-to-mid ...
  96. Soaring Cash Makes Gilead Cheaper Than You Think

    May 20, 2015
    There are a lot of reasons investors may be considering owning shares in Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD), including the fact ...
  97. How To Short The U.S. Bond Market

    May 19, 2015
    The U.S. bond market has enjoyed a strong bull run over the past few years as the Federal Reserve has lowered interest rates ...
  98. Who are Charles Schwab's (SCHW) main competitors?

    May 19, 2015
    Find out who Charles Schwab's main competitors are and how they stack up. Learn the information you need to make informed ...
  99. Should I Have An IPO on My Business

    May 19, 2015
    The ultimate outside investment opportunity is going public through an initial public offering. However, IPOs come with costs ...
  100. Who are Rite Aid's (RAD) main competitors?

    May 19, 2015
    Learn about Rite Aid Corporation, the third-largest drugstore chain in the United States, and its major competitors in the ...
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