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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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.
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. #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 ...
  14. 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. ...
  15. 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. ...
  16. 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
  17. e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    March 6, 2014
    e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  18. 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
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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.
  26. Should You Buy BlackBerry?

    March 5, 2014
    When struggling wireless firm BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY) provided a quarterly update in late December, Merrill Lynch's ...
  27. Money Market Funds: Enough Regulation Already?

    March 5, 2014
    Since September, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been sitting on proposed rules for money market mutual ...
  28. Weak Stock in a Weak Sector Looks Destined for a Double-Digit ...

    March 5, 2014
    While the broad stock market keeps hope alive for the bulls, the financial sector is not pulling its weight. And within the ...
  29. Bear of the Day: Chart Industries (GTLS) - Bear of the Day

    March 5, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Chart Industries (GTLS) - Bear of the Day
  30. Bull of the Day: Quintiles (Q) - Bull of the Day

    March 5, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Quintiles (Q) - Bull of the Day
  31. What is a Bear Call Spread?

    March 4, 2014
    A bear call spread is an option strategy that involves the sale of a call option, and the simultaneous purchase of a call ...
  32. Is It Finally Time To Sell Tesla?

    March 4, 2014
    There's an old saying in the restaurant business: "Feed the rich, eat with the poor. Feed the poor, eat with the ...
  33. Is The U.S. Economy Stalling? 3 Key Events To Watch This Month

    March 4, 2014
    For investors who focus their investment strategies with regard to the broader economic backdrop, the next few weeks are ...
  34. Government Data Reveals 1,900 'Super Investors' Own This Stock

    March 4, 2014
    Large investors -- the 3,600-plus people managing more than $100 million -- are required to report their holdings to the ...
  35. These 7 Stocks Are Profit Machines... And Yield Up To 6.2%

    March 4, 2014
    The market is obsessed with fast-growing companies. And you can't blame it really.All things equal, everyone would rather ...
  36. Looking Past Ukraine - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 4, 2014
    Markets appear on track to reverse Monday???s sell-off, with investors getting confident that the issue was unlikely to escalate ...
  37. The Best Precious Metals Play The Market Has To Offer Income ...

    March 4, 2014
    It's been hard to miss the rally in precious metals this year. While the broader market took it on the chin midway through ...
  38. This $7 Stock's Massive Breakout Could Result In A 27% Rally

    March 4, 2014
    There is no question that China has a bright economic future. China remains the fastest growing economy on Earth despite ...
  39. Earnings Season in Final Stretch - Earnings Trends

    March 4, 2014
    Earnings Season in Final Stretch - Earnings Trends
  40. What is a Bear Put Spread?

    March 3, 2014
    A bear put spread entails the purchase of a put option and the simultaneous sale of another put with the same expiration ...
  41. Is This 'No Brainer' Dividend Payer Entering A Death Spiral?

    March 3, 2014
    My grandma worked as a secretary for much of her life. Without my grandpa's knowledge, she squirreled away part of her ...
  42. Bullish Market Trend Given More Horsepower

    March 3, 2014
    The bellwether S&P 500 traded completely inside of last Monday's trading range from Tuesday through Thursday of last ...
  43. Will These Obstacles Slow The Market's Bullish Trend?

    March 3, 2014
    The bellwether S&P 500 traded completely inside of last Monday's trading range from Tuesday through Thursday of last ...
  44. Profit From One Of The Smartest Business Models I've Ever Seen

    March 3, 2014
    One of the big advantages here at StreetAuthority is that we have access to each other's brains. That collective brain ...
  45. The Russian Crimea Factor - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 3, 2014
    Russia's move in Crimea threatens to escalate tensions with the U.S. and Europe.
  46. The Best Defense Stock You've Never Heard Of

    March 3, 2014
    The defense industry may now seem like an area best avoided by investors, what with the sequester eroding the U.S. defense ...
  47. What is an Iron Butterfly Option Strategy?

    March 3, 2014
    This relatively simple strategy is designed to provide a profit for investors who believe that there will be minimal price ...
  48. Is This The Next Retail Stock To Die?

    March 3, 2014
    My great-grandfather owned a small department store in the Pacific Northwest. With the help of my great -grandmother (who, ...
  49. High Times Ahead For High Yield Bonds

    March 3, 2014
    For those investors looking for a good balance of risk and reward, high yield bonds could be a great play this year. There’s ...
  50. Forget Tesla: This Stock Has 30% Upside

    March 3, 2014
    One of the biggest success stories in the market over the past several years is the amazing performance of electric car pioneer ...
  51. Bear of the Day: Tim Horton's (THI) - Bear of the Day

    March 3, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Tim Horton's (THI) - Bear of the Day
  52. Bull of the Day: TD Ameritrade (AMTD) - Bull of the Day

    March 3, 2014
    Bull of the Day: TD Ameritrade (AMTD) - Bull of the Day
  53. The 6 Most-Traded Currencies And Why They're So Popular

    February 28, 2014
    Regardless of the reason, forex is an integral part of 21st century finance. And the more widely used and reliable the currency, ...
  54. Overvaluing Liquidity: Invest For The Future, Not For Today

    February 28, 2014
    If you talk to individual investors about which stocks they own, you will undoubtedly hear a recitation of the same stocks ...
  55. The Best Retailer To Own For The Long Haul

    February 28, 2014
    Buying in bulk remains a great value proposition for shoppers, but it can also be a great way to invest.#-ad_banner-#There's ...
  56. Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Will Force Changes In Bitcoin

    February 28, 2014
    On Friday, Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy protection. This announcement doesn't surprise anyone who has been following ...
  57. Insiders Are Bailing -- Sell These 3 Bank Stocks Now

    February 28, 2014
    The financial sector was by far the biggest beneficiary of the trillion dollars injected into the economic system by the ...
  58. Get Ready To Buy Emerging Markets

    February 28, 2014
    As I write this I'm sailing across the sky, 35,000 feet in the air in a Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777, heading home from a great ...
  59. All-Time Highs. But Fundamentally... - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 28, 2014
    I wouldn't read too much into this "breakout" until certain fundamentals have been addressed.
  60. After a Massive Short Squeeze, Is This Stock Headed Even Higher?

    February 28, 2014
    After the market closed for trading on Wednesday, Feb. 26, short sellers quickly scanned the latest short interest data (which ...
  61. In An Already Cheap Sector, 4 Standout Bargain Stocks

    February 28, 2014
    A surging stock market has given the impression that the U.S. economy has made up for lost time over the past five years. ...
  62. 4 Bargain Stocks In An Already Cheap Sector

    February 28, 2014
    A surging stock market has given the impression that the U.S. economy has made up for lost time over the past five years. ...
  63. More Big Moves In Social Media Short Interest (LNKD, TWTR, ZNGA)

    February 28, 2014
    Early February saw resumed interest by short sellers in several social media companies based in the United States, particularly ...
  64. #PreMarket Primer: Friday, February 28: Tension Between Russia ...

    February 28, 2014
    The ongoing problems in Ukraine have begun to reach further than the country’s borders as tension between the West and Russia ...
  65. Double The Income From This Near-10% Yielder?

    February 28, 2014
    AllianceBernstein (NYSE: AB) is a New York-based investment management firm that currently manages around $450 billion in ...
  66. Bear of the Day: Itron (ITRI) - Bear of the Day

    February 28, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Itron (ITRI) - Bear of the Day
  67. Bull of the Day: Advance Auto Parts (AAP) - Bull of the Day

    February 28, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Advance Auto Parts (AAP) - Bull of the Day
  68. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 28, 2014
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  69. What is a Bull Call Spread?

    February 27, 2014
    A bull call spread is an option strategy that involves the purchase of a call option, and the simultaneous sale of another ...
  70. 2 Stocks To Ride The Clean Energy Trend Higher

    February 27, 2014
    When it comes to green investing, the playbook is constantly being rewritten.#-ad_banner-#Solar and wind stocks were all ...
  71. Is This Carl Icahn's Next Big Winner?

    February 27, 2014
    Among Wall Street's greats, Carl Icahn is in a league of his own.#-ad_banner-#With the power to sway a stock's price ...
  72. Is This Iconic Brand The Next Starbucks?

    February 27, 2014
    Some of the most successful companies have taken iconic American brands and rolled them out internationally to generate incredible ...
  73. 50% Upside And A 3.4% Yield From This Industry Leader

    February 27, 2014
    Based on a lot of the talk these days about people's moviegoing habits, you might get the impression the cinema industry ...
  74. Waiting for the Skies to Clear - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 27, 2014
    We have to wait for better weather to get a clearer sense of what is going on in the economy.
  75. 2 Hedge Fund Gurus Are Loading Up On T-Mobile -- Should You?

    February 27, 2014
    We're in the midst of a wireless telecom revolution that promises to save consumers millions of dollars.The radical new ...
  76. Bull of the Day: Acuity Brands (AYI) - Bull of the Day

    February 27, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Acuity Brands (AYI) - Bull of the Day
  77. Bear of the Day: Wellcare Heath (WCG) - Bear of the Day

    February 27, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Wellcare Heath (WCG) - Bear of the Day
  78. Profit From Coke's Big Mistake

    February 26, 2014
    It's not often that you see a monster company that has pulled back into the value buy zone. It's even less often ...
  79. European Stocks Are Ripe For The Picking

    February 26, 2014
    Things continue to get better for Europe. After going through some pretty nasty side-effects in the aftermath of the Great ...
  80. How Bernanke's Legacy Affects Retirees

    February 26, 2014
    Ben Bernanke’s reign as Fed chairman has come to an end, and he’s leaving behind quite the legacy. The effects of this legacy ...
  81. This Tech Stock Is Just Pennies Away From A Breakout

    February 26, 2014
    Software giant Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is reportedly cutting the price of its Windows 8.1 operating system for manufacturers ...
  82. Giving Your Portfolio A Jolt With Coffee

    February 26, 2014
    The world continues to drink more coffee. Yet, supplies continue to drop. The recent weather issues are exacerbating those ...
  83. The Powerful Play In Propane (APU, EPD, NGLS, SPH, FGP, SXL)

    February 26, 2014
    While traditionally not a glamorous business, propane processing and distribution is quickly turning into a major growth ...
  84. The Next Big Commodities Boom Is Happening Here

    February 26, 2014
    Think about how much money you would have made had you bought property in the Bakken Shale eight years ago...As recently ...
  85. Urgent: Read This Before You Buy Oil & Gas Stocks

    February 26, 2014
    I love reading emails from subscribers. And in my capacity as Chief Investment Strategist for three of StreetAuthority's ...
  86. Are These 3 'Busted' IPOs Worth Buying?

    February 26, 2014
    When it comes to IPOs, you can either be fortunate enough to buy into a deal on the offering price... or you must wait for ...
  87. How Can Stocks Build on This? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 26, 2014
    The market simply doesn't seem to have the fuel to push stocks higher.
  88. Already Up 270%, This Could Be The Turnaround Stock Of 2014

    February 26, 2014
    Buying stocks that are surrounded by negativity is not fun -- but the best deals are often found in companies that are undergoing ...
  89. Profit From This Stock's Catch-Up Rally

    February 26, 2014
    Banks as a group have had a great couple of years with super-low interest rates and the essentially zero cost of money. The ...
  90. Make Up To 70% From This Stock's Catch-Up Rally

    February 26, 2014
    Banks as a group have had a great couple of years with super-low interest rates and the essentially zero cost of money. The ...
  91. Bear of the Day: Whole Foods Market (WFM) - Bear of the Day

    February 26, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Whole Foods Market (WFM) - Bear of the Day
  92. Bull of the Day: Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) - Bull of the ...

    February 26, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) - Bull of the Day
  93. Bitcoin Innovations And Obstacles

    February 25, 2014
    Investopedia explains the development of the Bitcoin digital currency system and the risks associated with using and investing ...
  94. What Will Happen To Treasury Yields With Yellen And Tapering?

    February 25, 2014
    Janet Yellen was sworn in as Federal Reserve chair Feb. 3, 2014, ending Ben Bernanke's eight-year tenure. Yellen assumes ...
  95. With Gold And Gas Rebounding, Is It Time To Buy These 3 Commodities?

    February 25, 2014
    When it comes to commodities, investors typically make a classic mistake: They shun them when they are out of favor, and ...
  96. Gold And Gas Are Rebounding... Are These 3 Commodities Next?

    February 25, 2014
    When it comes to commodities, investors typically make a classic mistake: They shun them when they are out of favor, and ...
  97. Monday's Move - Breakout Or Fake Out?

    February 25, 2014
    On December 31, 2013, the March S&P 500 Index (NYSE: SPY) futures made an all-time intraday high at 1846.50 and posted ...
  98. Rising Rates Are Coming -- Here's How To Prepare

    February 25, 2014
    If you racked up big gains in the stock market last year, you have Ben Bernanke and his cohorts at the Federal Reserve to ...
  99. Here’s How To Invest Like America’s Wealthiest Elite

    February 25, 2014
    For the past few months, I've been telling readers of my High-Yield Investing newsletter about the secrets of America's ...
  100. The Best Investment For Conservative Investors I've Ever Seen

    February 25, 2014
    I bet most investors, even risk-tolerant ones, would be fibbing if they said they weren't nervous at all right now.#-ad_banner-#With ...
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