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  1. Should Investors Brace For Another Dot-Com Bubble?

    March 14, 2014
    In recent days, the financial press has been filled with stories regarding the fifth anniversary of the current bull market. ...
  2. Buy This World-Class Stock On The Pullback For 20%-Plus Upside

    March 14, 2014
    Nobody likes getting old. Yet it is one of life's few inevitables. However, there are a handful of companies that allow ...
  3. This Well-Known Company Could Pay A 40% Dividend Yield

    March 14, 2014
    Just a few years ago, a select group of companies started doing something extraordinary... They created a "Dividend ...
  4. If There's A Bubble, It's In These Stocks

    March 14, 2014
    Bull market critics have long said stocks are soaring mainly because of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program known ...
  5. Will the Uncertainty Last? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 14, 2014
    Ukraine is likely a temporary worry, but the economic questions may have more staying power.
  6. The 3 Best New ETFs Of 2014

    March 14, 2014
    In each of the past few years, investors have had to pore through roughly 150 new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) annually in ...
  7. Copper Is Getting Crushed -- Here's How To Profit

    March 14, 2014
    The price of copper is under assault. The iPath DJ-UBS Copper TR Sub-Idx ETN (NYSE: JJC) is down more than 13% this year, ...
  8. Why Unemployment Rates Matter To Your Retirement

    March 14, 2014
    Undoubtedly, unemployment is important for retirees and soon-to-be retirees. Also important is understanding the inflation ...
  9. Bear of the Day: Alliance Fiber Optics (AFOP) - Bear of the Day

    March 14, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Alliance Fiber Optics (AFOP) - Bear of the Day
  10. Bull of the Day: Enzymotec (ENZY) - Bull of the Day

    March 14, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Enzymotec (ENZY) - Bull of the Day
  11. Mini Options: A Useful Tool For Trading High-Priced Securities

    March 13, 2014
    Mini options are option contracts wherein the underlying security is 10 shares of a stock or exchange-traded fund (ETF). ...
  12. Forget Google -- This Is The Best Stock For The Internet's Next ...

    March 13, 2014
    You have to have some sympathy for the executives at San Jose, Calif.-based Echelon Corp. (Nasdaq: ELON). They've been ...
  13. What Is A Pyramid Scheme?

    March 13, 2014
    The FTC announced it had opened an official investigation of Herbalife, which has been accused of running a pyramid scheme. ...
  14. Profit From This 'NSA-Proof' Tech Stock

    March 13, 2014
    The cloud computing market is expected to grow 23.5% a year over the next four years, five times faster than the entire rest ...
  15. Revealed: The Secret Wealth Investment That Yields Up To 15.8%

    March 13, 2014
    It's an idea that the richest and most powerful people in the business world almost never say out loud. But takeover ...
  16. 4 Health Care Stocks With More Than 100% Upside

    March 13, 2014
    In a bull market that has propped up a wide range of sectors and industries, few have benefited as much as biotech stocks. ...
  17. Market Willing to Wait, for Now - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 13, 2014
    The market appears to be fairly accommodating at this stage, but may not be as patient if the trend doesn???t improve going ...
  18. What A 'Hedge Fund Swarm' Is Signaling About This Stock

    March 13, 2014
    Led by some of the smartest people on earth, the hedge fund industry wields market-moving power. The industry's assets ...
  19. Why Hedge Funds Are Targeting This Small-Cap Stock

    March 13, 2014
    Led by some of the smartest people on earth, the hedge fund industry wields market-moving power. The industry's assets ...
  20. Bull of the Day: E Trade Financial (ETFC) - Bull of the Day

    March 13, 2014
    Bull of the Day: E Trade Financial (ETFC) - Bull of the Day
  21. Bear of the Day: Perry Ellis (PERY) - Bear of the Day

    March 13, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Perry Ellis (PERY) - Bear of the Day
  22. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  23. Playing The Growth In Natural Gas Powered Vehicles

    March 12, 2014
    Natural gas vehicles are taking off in a big way. Fleet sales and heavy duty truck demand is growing and analysts predict ...
  24. 84 Million Reasons To Buy This REIT

    March 12, 2014
    Rising rates have investors spooked from buying real estate investment trusts (REITS), with $384 million of outflows in U.S. ...
  25. After A 900% Run, It's Time To Short This Stock

    March 12, 2014
    From late December to mid-January, airline stocks made another move higher, thanks to expectations of another banner year ...
  26. Claim Your Share Of The $1.9 Trillon 'Dividend Vault'

    March 12, 2014
    Right now corporate America has a huge problem on its hands.I'm not talking about another banking crisis, real estate ...
  27. Wal-Mart Vs. Amazon: Which Should You Buy?

    March 12, 2014
    Toiling in the shadows of Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and many other tech stars in California's Silicon ...
  28. Some Weakness Overseas - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 12, 2014
    With not much happening on the domestic front, markets are responding to weaker global economic growth.
  29. 3 Steps For Finding The Best Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever

    March 12, 2014
    There is no question that one of the safest and surest ways to build long-term wealth in the stock market is through dividend ...
  30. This Global Casino Stock Could Have 65% Upside

    March 12, 2014
    Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS), a leading developer and operator of gaming resorts in the U.S. and Asia, has the combination ...
  31. Bull of the Day: Lannett (LCI) - Bull of the Day

    March 12, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Lannett (LCI) - Bull of the Day
  32. Bear of the Day: SodaStream (SODA) - Bear of the Day

    March 12, 2014
    Bear of the Day: SodaStream (SODA) - Bear of the Day
  33. Follow the Private Equity Money, Into The Energy Sector

    March 11, 2014
    One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to ...
  34. How To Follow The Private Equity Money Into The Energy Sector

    March 11, 2014
    One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to ...
  35. 3 Absolute Must-Own Dividend Aristocrats

    March 11, 2014
    For investors that count on dividend payments to cover their living expenses, the prospect of a dividend cut can create real ...
  36. Investors Pulling The 'Plug' On Fuel Cell Manufacturer

    March 11, 2014
    It's fine and dandy to be long momentum stocks when they are on their parabolic moves higher. However, once the tide ...
  37. Profit From A Unique Setup In This 'Hated' Industry

    March 11, 2014
    Big Tobacco is among the most hated and controversial industries on earth.It has been vilified as the leading cause of cancer, ...
  38. How To Legally 'Steal' Thousands Of Dollars From Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    Let's be frank for a minute. After the pain and suffering caused by the global financial crisis, not to mention the losses ...
  39. Chart Says This Stock Is About To Break Out

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  40. Chart Says This Stock Is Gearing Up For A Breakout

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  41. Why the Loss of Momentum? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    It is the lack of data, and not anything else, that is making it difficult to sustain recent momentum.
  42. Don't Make A Classic Mistake With This Well-Known Stock

    March 11, 2014
    Throughout the 1990s shares of Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) exploded higher year after year. Investors ...
  43. All Signs Point To A Big Rally In This Sector

    March 11, 2014
    There's no doubt about it, so far in 2014, the market has been more than a little turbulent. Stocks in most of the major ...
  44. This Sector Looks Like It's About to Make a Double-Digit Run

    March 11, 2014
    There's no doubt about it, so far in 2014, the market has been more than a little turbulent. Stocks in most of the major ...
  45. #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, March 11: BOJ Continues With Stimulus ...

    March 11, 2014
    The Bank of Japan elected to continue with its massive monetary stimulus at Tuesday’s policy meeting, nothing that the region’s ...
  46. Bear of the Day: Blue Nile (NILE) - Bear of the Day

    March 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Blue Nile (NILE) - Bear of the Day
  47. Bull of the Day: Huntington Ingalls (HII) - Bull of the Day

    March 11, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Huntington Ingalls (HII) - Bull of the Day
  48. Health Insurance Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 11, 2014
    Health Insurance Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  49. Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    March 10, 2014
    Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  50. Ways To Indirectly Invest In Tesla’s Momentum

    March 10, 2014
    Electric vehicle maker Tesla has been one of the best performing stocks of the last few years. However, some investors may ...
  51. From Mrs. Watanabe To Abenomics: The Yen's Wild Ride

    March 10, 2014
    Relatively recent upstarts like the euro and the yuan may hog the currency headlines these days, but for sheer drama and ...
  52. Rising Energy Prices Could Lead To 70% Gains With This Stock

    March 10, 2014
    Energy prices are on the move once again. Crude oil is at five-month highs and solidly above $100 a barrel. And natural gas ...
  53. A Look Into Some Of Carl Icahn's Top Stock Picks

    March 10, 2014
    Activist Investor Carl Icahn rattled the cage again last week at eBay (NASDAQ: NLFX). In his latest letter to eBay shareholders, ...
  54. 37-Year-Old Trend Indicates Major Gold Move This Month

    March 10, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices closed higher for the week of March 7, with the small-cap-laden Russell 2000 leading the way ...
  55. The Most Controversial Essay We've Ever Published...

    March 10, 2014
    I'd like to preface this issue by saying today's essay might prove uncomfortable for some.At StreetAuthority, our ...
  56. A Stock To Own In Any Market... With 'The Most Loyal Customers ...

    March 10, 2014
    Would you pay $1,225 for a gift card worth $400?It sounds ridiculous. No one should be willing to exchange over a grand in ...
  57. An Empty Data Docket - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 10, 2014
    Stocks will likely find it difficult to sustain recent positive momentum given the paucity of data over the next few days.
  58. As Cable Stocks Soar, This Fallen Star Is Now The Sector's Big ...

    March 10, 2014
    Many corporate executives place a lot of faith in the rational behavior of the markets.If they deliver on the promises they've ...
  59. An Under-The-Radar Way To Play The Rally In Cable Stocks

    March 10, 2014
    Many corporate executives place a lot of faith in the rational behavior of the markets.If they deliver on the promises they've ...
  60. Earn A 40%-Plus Yield From A Stock That Doesn't Pay A Dividend

    March 10, 2014
    Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) is an independent oil and gas company. It is actively engaged in the acquisition, exploration, ...
  61. #PreMarket Primer: Monday March 10: Russia Tightens Its Grip ...

    March 10, 2014
    Over the weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his support for the Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula’s move to separate ...
  62. Bull of the Day: Almost Family (AFAM) - Bull of the Day

    March 10, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Almost Family (AFAM) - Bull of the Day
  63. Bear of the Day: Weight Watchers (WTW) - Bear of the Day

    March 10, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Weight Watchers (WTW) - Bear of the Day
  64. As Regulators Target CLOs, Bankers Predict Doom For Main Street ...

    March 7, 2014
    Collateralized loan obligations are the latest Wall Street invention to give regulators headaches.
  65. Where Buffett Is Finding The Market's Best Yields

    March 7, 2014
    In today's world of high-frequency, short-term trading, many funds have sprung up that take positions based purely on ...
  66. 4 Reasons To Dump This Struggling Retailer

    March 7, 2014
    When assessing a company's stock, many investors make it a point to check out its bonds, too. This can often provide ...
  67. How Buffett's Legacy Should Change The Way You Invest

    March 7, 2014
    If you read StreetAuthority Daily on a regular basis, you know that we've been talking a lot about what we call "Legacy ...
  68. It's All About Expectations - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 7, 2014
    The overall ???level??? of jobs created isn???t that much, but what matters is the level of ???surprise factor??? and that ...
  69. The 'Oil Loophole' That Could Lead To Incredible Gains

    March 7, 2014
    Imagine walking into a casino and taking a seat at the nearest roulette table. You set down a $100 bill, receive four green ...
  70. Don't Miss The Huge Opporunity In Emerging Markets

    March 7, 2014
    Sometimes an investment idea is so strong, it bears repeating.#-ad_banner-#In late February, my colleague Michael Vodicka ...
  71. Don't Miss The Huge Opportunity In Emerging Markets

    March 7, 2014
    Sometimes an investment idea is so strong, it bears repeating.#-ad_banner-#In late February, my colleague Michael Vodicka ...
  72. Why This Small-Cap Energy Stock Could Double... Again

    March 7, 2014
    Successful short-term trading is a learnable skill. It takes a combination of a keen eye to identify changing fundamentals ...
  73. Bear of the Day: Noodles & Company (NDLS) - Bear of the Day

    March 7, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Noodles & Company (NDLS) - Bear of the Day
  74. Bull of the Day: Toyota (TM) - Bull of the Day

    March 7, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Toyota (TM) - Bull of the Day
  75. The Deal Boom Is Back With A Vengeance

    March 6, 2014
    With cheap available debt and large cash hordes, IPO and M&A activity is way up. Luckily for retail investors there are ways ...
  76. Why Einhorn Just Invested $75 Million In This 'Hated' Stock

    March 6, 2014
    One of my favorite stocks for the next Internet boom has recently come under a short-attack. Investors are betting an impressive ...
  77. Why A Well-Known Investing 'Guru' Invested $75 Million In This ...

    March 6, 2014
    One of my favorite stocks for the next Internet boom has recently come under a short-attack. Investors are betting an impressive ...
  78. Are President Obama's Policies Driving Gun Sales Higher?

    March 6, 2014
    Gun ownership remains a heavily debated topic in society, but one thing that can't be argued are the facts. For the ...
  79. Get This Stock For Less Than Einhorn Paid -- And 50% Upside

    March 6, 2014
    Investing in turnaround stocks can be quite challenging. It takes a keen eye to ignore the current bad news and visualize ...
  80. Pay Less For This Stock Than One Of Wall Street's Greatest Investors

    March 6, 2014
    Investing in turnaround stocks can be quite challenging. It takes a keen eye to ignore the current bad news and visualize ...
  81. Where The Market's Highest Yields Are Hiding

    March 6, 2014
    "The Dividend Party Is Just Getting Started on Wall Street""It's Time to Cash In On Dividends""The ...
  82. 4 Keys To Surviving A Fickle Stock Market

    March 6, 2014
    I recently put a hole through the knee of my favorite pair of blue jeans. I can't say I was too surprised. I think I've ...
  83. A Long Wait for Clean Data - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 6, 2014
    We will likely have to wait till May or even longer to get data that is undistorted by weather.
  84. These Mid-Cap Stocks Are Best Positioned For Great Total Yields

    March 6, 2014
    For some investors, mid-cap stocks, which can be found in the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index, are the "Goldilocks" of ...
  85. These Mid-Cap Stocks Are Set Up For Great Total Yields

    March 6, 2014
    For some investors, mid-cap stocks, which can be found in the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index, are the "Goldilocks" of ...
  86. 15 Cash-Cow Stocks That Are Flying Under The Radar

    March 6, 2014
    For some investors, mid-cap stocks, which can be found in the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index, are the "Goldilocks" of ...
  87. #PreMarket Primer: Thursday, March 6: Ukrainian Crisis Pressures ...

    March 6, 2014
    The Obama administration has come under pressure to ease regulations on US natural gas exports in light of the current situation ...
  88. Low-Cost Emerging Market Play Could Almost Double Traders' Money

    March 6, 2014
    The energy market has been resilient as crude oil has stabilized above $100 a barrel with another recovery from recent lows. ...
  89. This Emerging Market Play Has 89% Upside

    March 6, 2014
    The energy market has been resilient as crude oil has stabilized above $100 a barrel with another recovery from recent lows. ...
  90. Bear of the Day: Banco Latinoamericano (BLX) - Bear of the Day

    March 6, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Banco Latinoamericano (BLX) - Bear of the Day
  91. e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    March 6, 2014
    e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  92. Bull of the Day: Tata Motors (TTM) - Bull of the Day

    March 6, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Tata Motors (TTM) - Bull of the Day
  93. Profit From Rising Food Prices With This Defensive Stock

    March 5, 2014
    The stock market is quickly closing in on new highs despite looking overvalued. The S&P 500's Shiller price-to-earnings ...
  94. Protect Your Portfolio With This Industry Leader

    March 5, 2014
    The stock market is quickly closing in on new highs despite looking overvalued. The S&P 500's Shiller price-to-earnings ...
  95. Get A 4.6% Yield From A Stock That's Boosted Its Dividend 33 ...

    March 5, 2014
    I like that the market tends to get wrapped up in the biggest or hottest stocks in each industry. It often means the crowd ...
  96. Gains Up To 957%... From This Little-Known Tech Revolution

    March 5, 2014
    Right now, we are living in very exciting times.I'm sure many of you have parents or grandparents who witnessed some ...
  97. 4 Homebuilders With The Most Upside Potential

    March 5, 2014
    Many homebuilder stocks have had a strong start to the new year, even as some economic data suggest the housing recovery ...
  98. Buffett's 'Backdoor' Income Play On The American Energy Boom

    March 5, 2014
    Oil and gas has always been a high-stakes game. But recent circumstances have created a wonderfully simple and promising ...
  99. Winter Drags Down ADP Numbers - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 5, 2014
    Weather is again the culprit this morning in the ADP numbers, as has been the case lately with all economic data.
  100. Should You Buy BlackBerry?

    March 5, 2014
    When struggling wireless firm BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY) provided a quarterly update in late December, Merrill Lynch's ...
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