Analysis & Opinions

  1. 3 High-Yielders To Buy On The Pullback

    February 13, 2014
    I have a small television in my office tuned to CNBC. I keep the sound off. It's not that I rely on it for information ...
  2. This Income Strategy Could Earn 36% As Gold Rebounds

    February 13, 2014
    It's been more than two years since gold prices peaked. Since then, precious metal prices have been in a well-defined ...
  3. Earn Up To 36% As Gold Rebounds With This Income Strategy

    February 13, 2014
    It's been more than two years since gold prices peaked. Since then, precious metal prices have been in a well-defined ...
  4. Bear of the Day: Carpenter Technology (CRS) - Bear of the Day

    February 13, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Carpenter Technology (CRS) - Bear of the Day
  5. Bull of the Day: Fortress Investment Group (FIG) - Bull of the ...

    February 13, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Fortress Investment Group (FIG) - Bull of the Day
  6. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 13, 2014
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Do Falling Earnings Estimates Mean Anything? - Earnings Trends

    February 13, 2014
    Do Falling Earnings Estimates Mean Anything? - Earnings Trends
  8. Whole Foods' Q1 Earnings Miss, Reduced Guidance Scares Off Investors

    February 12, 2014
    Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) isn't getting the kind of investor attention it may have hoped for this afternoon.The ...
  9. 13 Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  10. 13 Stock Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  11. Where To Look For Commodities Gains In The Year Ahead

    February 12, 2014
    While the commodity super-cycle maybe slowing- or even dead- that doesn’t mean that natural resources shouldn’t be banished ...
  12. Cisco Earnings Preview: What The Analysts Are Saying

    February 12, 2014
    Tech heavyweight Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is set to report its second quarter results after the closing bell on Wednesday. The ...
  13. A Value Guru Is Going Against The Short Sellers On This Stock ...

    February 12, 2014
    Going "short" a company involves selling shares that you have borrowed from another investor (for a fee) with the ...
  14. Why This Little-Known Dividend Payer Will Soon Be A Household ...

    February 12, 2014
    The United States has a big problem. It may seem like a nice problem to have, but it's a serious problem nonetheless.Our ...
  15. Can We Trust Chinese Data? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 12, 2014
    Positive trade data out of China and weak-looking European numbers provide the backdrop for today's market action.
  16. This Well-Known Stock Has 45% Upside

    February 12, 2014
    Across the main thoroughfares of the Shinjuku neighborhood of Tokyo, trendy consumers are embracing Apple's (Nasdaq: ...
  17. Why China's Currency Tangos With The USD

    February 12, 2014
    Investopedia explains: It takes two to tango, but unless both partners move in perfect cohesion, a sequence of graceful maneuvers ...
  18. How To Profit Like Buffett Only Wishes He Could

    February 12, 2014
    Among the broader bull market of 2013, one sector enjoyed a boom so substantial that it increased investors' holdings ...
  19. This Income Strategy Combines The Best Of Both Worlds

    February 12, 2014
    The covered call strategy has some tremendous benefits. It allows us to boost the amount of income we receive from our investment ...
  20. Bear of the Day: Jamba Inc. (JMBA) - Bear of the Day

    February 12, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Jamba Inc. (JMBA) - Bear of the Day
  21. Bull of the Day: Endocyte (ECYT) - Bull of the Day

    February 12, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Endocyte (ECYT) - Bull of the Day
  22. This Overlooked Cash Machine May Be The Biggest Bargain In Tech

    February 11, 2014
    As young tech companies try to establish themselves in the marketplace, they aren't just looking to book a sale with ...
  23. This Stock Is The Biggest Bargain In Tech

    February 11, 2014
    As young tech companies try to establish themselves in the marketplace, they aren't just looking to book a sale with ...
  24. While The World Watches The Olympics, Investors Should Focus ...

    February 11, 2014
    Returns for investors in Russia have been a complete disappointment over the last few years. The recent asset flight has ...
  25. Alibaba's IPO Could Supercharge This Stock

    February 11, 2014
    Many investors thought it was a suicidal decision. Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) should be investing domestically and in itself rather ...
  26. My 3-Part Strategy For Collecting $57,000 In Dividend Checks

    February 11, 2014
    If you're a regular reader of StreetAuthority, you know I love getting -- and reinvesting -- dividend paychecks. Simply ...
  27. Should You Buy This 3-D Printing Stock?

    February 11, 2014
    There are often two phases in the trajectory of a hot stock. The first phase is when growth prospects are pushing shares ...
  28. Will Yellen Show Her Hand? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 11, 2014
    The Fed has decided to get out of the QE business and likely has a very high bar for making changes to its Taper program.
  29. 5 Top European Stocks From A Market-Crushing Guru

    February 11, 2014
    Because of the big losses they suffered during the recession, many investors remain wary of stocks -- especially European ...
  30. 5 Top Europe Plays From a Worldwide Guru

    February 11, 2014
    Because of the big losses they suffered during the recession, many investors remain wary of stocks -- especially European ...
  31. Covered Calls 101: How To Check Your Potential Return

    February 11, 2014
    When setting up a covered call trade, it is important to estimate ahead of time what that trade is likely to return. Not ...
  32. Gold Stock Update & Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 11, 2014
    Gold Stock Update & Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  33. Do You Own The #1 U.S. Company In China?

    February 10, 2014
    Many U.S. companies are riding the Chinese growth wave. However, to maximize their gains from these pioneering U.S. firms, ...
  34. Sometimes Market-Related Reading Is Required

    February 10, 2014
    The talk in the markets on Friday was all about the jobs report. For the second month in a row, the headline nonfarm payrolls ...
  35. Why Gold Could Stage A Big Rally In 2014

    February 10, 2014
    Once again, U.S. stocks ended the week with only a small change after high daily volatility. But after two days of large ...
  36. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For February 10

    February 10, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.comTesla: China set to extend electric car subsidies past 2 ...
  37. How I Generated A 17.1% Yield... In Just 37 Days

    February 10, 2014
    The week after options expire is one of my favorite times of each month. That's because, as usual, it means it's ...
  38. Fed Hopes are Premature - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 10, 2014
    Investors will likely get disappointed if they are angling from a slower Fed Taper as a result of the recent softer economic ...
  39. LinkedIn Vs. Monster: Which Should You Buy?

    February 10, 2014
    Turnabout is fair play. Just as Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW) took the job recruitment industry by storm a decade ago, catching ...
  40. This $7 Biotech Stock Could Easily Double Again From Here

    February 10, 2014
    What a way to start 2014! Gloom and doom have struck the stock market with a roughly 1,000-point decline in the Dow Jones ...
  41. This Biotech Stock Gained 350%. Here's Why There's Still 86% ...

    February 10, 2014
    What a way to start 2014! Gloom and doom have struck the stock market with a roughly 1,000-point decline in the Dow Jones ...
  42. Options Basics: How to Pick the Right Strike Price

    February 10, 2014
    The strike price has an enormous bearing on how your option trade will play out. Read on to learn about some basic principles ...
  43. What The Market Open Tells You

    February 10, 2014
    The first few moments of trading provide a lot of information. If a trader analyzes this information, it can give a lot of ...
  44. Options Traders: Watch Out For This Little-Known Income Killer

    February 10, 2014
    Using a covered call strategy can be a great way to generate steady returns in your portfolio. As a general rule, I expect ...
  45. Bear of the Day: General Motors (GM) - Bear of the Day

    February 10, 2014
    Bear of the Day: General Motors (GM) - Bear of the Day
  46. Bull of the Day: Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - Bull of the Day

    February 10, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - Bull of the Day
  47. Throw Out The Book On 2014 -- Here's What To Do Next

    February 7, 2014
    Economics is known as "the dismal science" for good reason. Like the weather, economic winds can shift on a moment's ...
  48. A Favorite Bank Stock Is Again A Certifiable Bargain

    February 7, 2014
    Even as the market rally was building a solid head of steam in the years following the Great Recession of 2008, two key sectors ...
  49. An International High-Yield Stock To Buy Today

    February 7, 2014
    We're barely a month into 2014, and it's already promising to be an interesting year.In this month alone, natural ...
  50. Is It All Weather? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 7, 2014
    Perhaps weather is the culprit, but don't expect a quick resolution to this issue as weather hasn't improved much in February ...
  51. 3 Blue-Chip Stocks For America's Agricultural Renaissance

    February 7, 2014
    America is an agricultural juggernaut.#-ad_banner-#The United States has more arable land than any other nation on the planet ...
  52. Automakers Are Back -- And This American Icon Has 50% Upside

    February 7, 2014
    In the corner offices of the nation's major airlines, industry executives are still beaming about the "great re-rating ...
  53. This Strategy Could Multiply Your Income From This 7.1% Yielder

    February 7, 2014
    As investors are undoubtedly aware, the broader market, as measured by the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY), is down 5% since ...
  54. Bear of the Day: Regis (RGS) - Bear of the Day

    February 7, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Regis (RGS) - Bear of the Day
  55. Bull of the Day: Manitowoc (MTW) - Bull of the Day

    February 7, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Manitowoc (MTW) - Bull of the Day
  56. The 5 Highest Yields In The Dow

    February 6, 2014
    This year is already a sharp contrast to 2013, when the overall stock market rose an impressive 32%. Following the recent ...
  57. Twitter: Should You Buy It?

    February 6, 2014
    Some stocks just never allow you to gain an edge through fundamental research -- even by the most rigorous analytical minds.#-ad_banner-#These ...
  58. This Simple System Leads To 41% Gains In Less Than 5 Months

    February 6, 2014
    The past few years have been a great time to be an investor.Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's zero interest rate ...
  59. This Simple System Could Lead To 41% Gains In Less Than 5 Months

    February 6, 2014
    The past few years have been a great time to be an investor.Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's zero interest rate ...
  60. Will Jobs Report Answer All Questions? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 6, 2014
    The jobs report will satisfy some of the doubts, but other issues will likely remain with us for some time.
  61. Insiders Are Dumping This Stock -- Here's Why I'm Not Worried

    February 6, 2014
    I love stories about regular people who have excelled in their chosen profession. The hedge fund and financial world is rife ...
  62. This Food Titan (And Its Investors) Are Set For A Record Year

    February 6, 2014
    A key theme for the current five-year bull market: Bigger is not always better.#-ad_banner-#GE (NYSE: GE) is the nation's ...
  63. This Global Titan Is Set For A Record Year -- And So Are Its ...

    February 6, 2014
    A key theme for the current five-year bull market: Bigger is not always better.#-ad_banner-#GE (NYSE: GE) is the nation's ...
  64. A Bear Market Could Make This Income Strategy Even More Profitable

    February 6, 2014
    Bear markets bring lower prices and increased volatility. The increase in volatility is at least partly caused by the lower ...
  65. Bear of the Day: Potash (POT) - Bear of the Day

    February 6, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Potash (POT) - Bear of the Day
  66. Bull of the Day: HanesBrands (HBI) - Bull of the Day

    February 6, 2014
    Bull of the Day: HanesBrands (HBI) - Bull of the Day
  67. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 6, 2014
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  68. How Good is the Earnings Picture? - Earnings Trends

    February 6, 2014
    How Good is the Earnings Picture? - Earnings Trends
  69. 3 Micro-Cap Stocks With Triple-Digit Upside

    February 5, 2014
    Over the past few weeks, I've been chatting with my colleague Bob Bogda about the potential for home run stocks. These ...
  70. Netflix: Should You Buy Or Hold Or Sell?

    February 5, 2014
    Ultimately, an investor has to trust the decisions and strategies of the company’s management. History is on the side of ...
  71. Earn 55% Income While You Wait For This Turnaround Story

    February 5, 2014
    Many of you might remember Crocs (Nasdaq: CROX) as the growth stock darling that ran up several hundred percent before falling ...
  72. This High-Yield Investment Was Reserved For America's Elite... ...

    February 5, 2014
    It's a favorite investment among America's wealthy.It also has nothing to do with stocks or bonds. Nor is it affected ...
  73. ADP Numbers Shed Little Light - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 5, 2014
    The private-sector report came short of expectations, but wasn't entirely out of line with the recent trend line.
  74. The Next Revolution In Automobile Technology Is At Hand -- Are ...

    February 5, 2014
    Someone needs to take the microphone away from Google (Nasdaq: GOOG).#-ad_banner-#The company has been courting the press ...
  75. How To Profit From The World's Next Growth Hotspot

    February 5, 2014
    Joel Jackson dreams of becoming the next Henry Ford. The British expatriate has moved to Kenya to launch Africa's first ...
  76. An Introduction To Stock Market Indexes

    February 5, 2014
    Investopedia explains the five most talked about indexes and what makes them all different.
  77. A Pullback By This 'Cult Stock' Signals 'Buy'

    February 5, 2014
    Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG), the famed operator of quick-service Mexican restaurants, soared to a new high on Friday ...
  78. Bear of the Day: Citrix Systems (CTXS) - Bear of the Day

    February 5, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Citrix Systems (CTXS) - Bear of the Day
  79. Bull of the Day: Qihoo 360 (QIHU) - Bull of the Day

    February 5, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Qihoo 360 (QIHU) - Bull of the Day
  80. Cleantech Is More Than Just Renewable Energy

    February 4, 2014
    Cleantech is much more than just “sexy” renewable energy like solar and wind. Covering a wide range of ideals, spending in ...
  81. Get These 3 Stocks At Even Better Prices Than The Insiders

    February 4, 2014
    The stock markets of 2013 and 2014 now share one thing in common: They've each had a 5% pullback.#-ad_banner-#It happened ...
  82. This 'Shale Boom' Stock Is Sitting On Several Catalysts -- And ...

    February 4, 2014
    The United States is in the middle of one of the greatest oil booms of all time. This is especially true in the states of ...
  83. The 'Hidden' $790 Trillion Market That's Quietly Making Investors ...

    February 4, 2014
    I want to let you in on a secret...Wall Street doesn't make most of its money from the stock market.While trading equities ...
  84. Forget The Pullback -- This Sector's Doing Great

    February 4, 2014
    Even after a horrendous January and amid the bear market talk dominating the financial news, I remain bullish on the stock ...
  85. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For February 4

    February 4, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.comS&P 500 ETF: Pre-market data point to opening reboundPrior ...
  86. Are Growth Fears Justified? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 4, 2014
    The growth question has take center stage for stock market investors in a way that few of us could have foreseen.
  87. In This Hard-Hit Sector, Deep Values Are Emerging

    February 4, 2014
    Five years after the economy spiraled into recession, U.S. consumers are in a very different place.#-ad_banner-#Chastened ...
  88. 3 Stocks With Deep Value In This Beaten-Down Sector

    February 4, 2014
    Five years after the economy spiraled into recession, U.S. consumers are in a very different place.#-ad_banner-#Chastened ...
  89. Make An Extra $35K A Year In The Most Misunderstood Financial ...

    February 4, 2014
    I want to let you in on a secret: Wall Street doesn't make most of its money from the stock market.#-ad_banner-#While ...
  90. Profit From The Emerging Bull Market In This Currency

    February 4, 2014
    As we all know, the goal of trading is to make money. But sometimes traders think like analysts, and being right about a ...
  91. Bear of the Day: PHH Corp (PHH) - Bear of the Day

    February 4, 2014
    Bear of the Day: PHH Corp (PHH) - Bear of the Day
  92. Bull of the Day: The Bancorp (TBBK) - Bull of the Day

    February 4, 2014
    Bull of the Day: The Bancorp (TBBK) - Bull of the Day
  93. Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 4, 2014
    Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  94. Are Utilities A Value Play Right Now?

    February 3, 2014
    Shaken by the Fed’s taper announcements, the boring word of utility stocks seem to have been turned upside down. However, ...
  95. 51 Consecutive Years Of Dividend Hikes -- And Still Hiding In ...

    February 3, 2014
    Several years ago, during one of my journalistic endeavors, I scored an interview with one of my investing heroes, commodity ...
  96. Your Post Office Could Become More Like A Bank

    February 3, 2014
    Facing dire financial straits and staving off bankruptcy, the United State Postal Service may make an entry (in fact, a re-entry) ...
  97. This Chart Shows Why The 'January Indicator' Is Predicting A ...

    February 3, 2014
    U.S. stocks were little changed after a volatile week.'January Indicator' Signals 50/50 Chance of Gains in 2014SPDR ...
  98. What The January Effect May Mean For The Rest Of 2014

    February 3, 2014
    As the market begins February in the red, there is very little mention of the potential negative long-term implications ...
  99. 8 Pipeline Stocks Yielding Up To 6.7%... From This AAA-Rated ...

    February 3, 2014
    A few weeks ago, StreetAuthority analyst Michael Vodicka stumbled on a compelling pattern while performing some routine research ...
  100. Earnings, Guidance & Emerging Markets - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 3, 2014
    Overall results have been no worse than what we have been seeing over the last few quarters.
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