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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Bear of the Day: Potash (POT) - Bear of the Day

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

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

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

    February 6, 2014
    How Good is the Earnings Picture? - Earnings Trends
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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.
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. An Introduction To Stock Market Indexes

    February 5, 2014
    Investopedia explains the five most talked about indexes and what makes them all different.
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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.
  30. 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 ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 4, 2014
    Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  37. 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, ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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) ...
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. 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.
  44. Get A Market-Crushing Dividend From This Best-In-Class Stock

    February 3, 2014
    The closest thing to a no-brainer in investing is investing in a market-dominating company. #-ad_banner-#One of the biggest ...
  45. A Legendary Investor Has Lost Millions On This Energy Stock -- ...

    February 3, 2014
    Wilbur Ross is a man of large appetites. He doesn't nibble around the edges with his investments -- he consumes them ...
  46. This Dividend-Paying Silver Stock Is Great -- But This Income ...

    February 3, 2014
    On Jan. 14 on StreetAuthority's sister site ProfitableTrading.com, I wrote: "Gold and silver prices have taken a ...
  47. Principal Trading and Agency Trading

    February 2, 2014
    Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes when you buy or sell a stock? Read on and find out!
  48. After A Roller-Coaster Month, Is A Bear Market On Its Way?

    January 31, 2014
    If the market was looking to get our attention, it has it now.Since Jan. 13, the S&P has dropped at least 1% on three ...
  49. After A Roller-Coaster January, Is A Bear Market On Its Way?

    January 31, 2014
    If the market was looking to get our attention, it has it now.Since Jan. 13, the S&P has dropped at least 1% on four ...
  50. CAPEX Spending In The Energy Sector Keeps On Growing

    January 31, 2014
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  51. A Modern-Day Buffett Is Jumping On This 'Hated' Company

    January 31, 2014
    I think Warren Buffett is the greatest equity investor the world has ever known. I'm not alone in my opinion.#-ad_banner-#His ...
  52. Legacy Asset #6... A Stock Every Investor Should Own

    January 31, 2014
    What do Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), Campbell's Soup (NYSE: CPB) and Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) all have in common?In short, ...
  53. A Rookie Trader's Guide To 'Over Trading' And How To Avoid It

    January 31, 2014
    If you are rookie trader, then over trading is probably already on your daily list of tasks.  Respecting trading rules is ...
  54. No, We Are Not There Yet - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 31, 2014
    Stocks are on track to reverse the gains from the day before as the emerging market angst threatens to become a full blown ...
  55. Goldman Sachs Is Wrong About This Well-Known Company

    January 31, 2014
    Whether this industry's products are in a mansion owned by the wealthiest 1% or a poverty-stricken housing project, it ...
  56. EDGAR: Investors' One-Stop-Shop For Company Filings

    January 31, 2014
    You can learn a lot about any listed company through this system - if you know how to use it.
  57. Get Growth And A 3.5% Yield With This 'Feel-Good' Stock

    January 31, 2014
    The subject of female condoms might make some people blush, but the company responsible for manufacturing them has nothing ...
  58. 'The Closest Thing To A No-Lose Investing Strategy...'

    January 31, 2014
    Today, I'm going to let you in on one of the market's best-kept secrets...#-ad_banner-#It turns out investors are ...
  59. Dividends, Options And You: What You Must Know

    January 31, 2014
    There are a number of strategies available to investors that use option contracts to generate attractive levels of income. ...
  60. Bear of the Day: lululemon (LULU) - Bear of the Day

    January 31, 2014
    Bear of the Day: lululemon (LULU) - Bear of the Day
  61. Bull of the Day: WebMD (WBMD) - Bull of the Day

    January 31, 2014
    Bull of the Day: WebMD (WBMD) - Bull of the Day
  62. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 31, 2014
    Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  63. Interest Rates Are... Falling? 3 Ways To Profit

    January 30, 2014
    When it comes to picking investments, stock guys like me have it easy.#-ad_banner-#Let's say we're looking for a ...
  64. Why Bill Gates Loves This Buyback Machine -- And You Should Too

    January 30, 2014
    To apply a shopworn phrase to the bull market of 2013: "A rising tide lifted all boats." #-ad_banner-#Or at least ...
  65. How To Boost Your Income Stream By 10%-Plus... In A Single Year

    January 30, 2014
    I've told you before about the enormous number of high-yielding stocks abroad. If you remember, my research team and ...
  66. Is the Economic Tide Turning? - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 30, 2014
    The strong internals of today's GDP report raise hopes that the U.S. economy has moved on to a faster growth pace.
  67. This Industry Dominator's Pullback Screams 'Buy'

    January 30, 2014
    This $103 billion aircraft manufacturer is about to experience some turbulence.#-ad_banner-#It might just be a rogue cloud ...
  68. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For January 30

    January 30, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.com Facebook: Shares hit new all time high in pre-market Last ...
  69. This Industry's Dividend Leader Is Set To Jump 25%

    January 30, 2014
    Although flying is one of the most attractive ways to travel, the airline industry has been one of the worst investments ...
  70. This Boring Income Fund Just Had A Lucrative Breakout

    January 30, 2014
    Investing can be exciting, but most of the time, the real winners are more staid if not outright boring. After all, Tesla ...
  71. Bull of the Day: GATX Corporation (GMT) - Bull of the Day

    January 30, 2014
    Bull of the Day: GATX Corporation (GMT) - Bull of the Day
  72. Bear of the Day: Boingo Wireless (WIFI) - Bear of the Day

    January 30, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Boingo Wireless (WIFI) - Bear of the Day
  73. Strong Q4 Earnings, but 2014 Estimates Coming down - Earnings ...

    January 30, 2014
    Strong Q4 Earnings, but 2014 Estimates Coming down - Earnings Trends
  74. I'm Calling A Top To This Crucial Commodity

    January 29, 2014
    Financial market prices are moved by participants anticipating changes in supply or demand, the fundamental forces of economic ...
  75. Is The Natural Gas Rally Over?

    January 29, 2014
    Financial market prices are moved by participants anticipating changes in supply or demand, the fundamental forces of economic ...
  76. Profit From Cable TV's Bidding War With This Buyback Machine

    January 29, 2014
    There is perhaps no better investment opportunity than when a company comes out and says it's worth more after receiving ...
  77. Do You Really Want to Learn Investing from These Guys?

    January 29, 2014
    Wall Street has a new campaign to lure Main Street back to the markets by teaching financial literacy. A separate goal may ...
  78. Did Turkey Just Save Emerging Market Stocks?

    January 29, 2014
    The rate hike in Turkey was certainly a welcome sign for emerging markets. It also highlights so of the major issues in the ...
  79. Playing The Boom In Net-Lease REITs

    January 29, 2014
    With the Fed’s taper tantrum sending many REITs into the basement, the time to buy could be on. And the triple-net players ...
  80. How to Get a Larger Tax Refund This Year

    January 29, 2014
    First, to be clear, the goal of any savvy taxpayer is not to get a large refund. It is to get no refund – while also owing ...
  81. Semiconductor Stocks Tempting Short Sellers (BRCM, MRVL, MXIM)

    January 29, 2014
    Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Broadcom (NASDAQ: MXIM) saw the most significant swings in short interest between ...
  82. Revealed: The Little-Known 'Yield' Secret Taking Wall Street ...

    January 29, 2014
    Recently, one of StreetAuthority's most popular newsletter personalities, Nathan Slaughter, sat down for an exclusive ...
  83. Guidance Weakening Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 29, 2014
    Companies are continually beating estimates but guiding lower.
  84. Expect This Former High-Flier To Outperform Again

    January 29, 2014
    I couldn't believe my eyes when I read the name of the company whose stock ticker triggered a buy alert on my quantitative ...
  85. This Stock Is Up 1,960% Since 2009 -- And It's Still A 'Buy'

    January 29, 2014
    When companies are set to go public, investors are often abuzz with anticipation. But not all initial public offerings (IPOs) ...
  86. Up An Amazing 1,960% Since 2009, This Stock Still Has Serious ...

    January 29, 2014
    When companies are set to go public, investors are often abuzz with anticipation. But not all initial public offerings (IPOs) ...
  87. Covered Call Going Against You? Here's Your Playbook

    January 29, 2014
    The covered call strategy can be a very effective approach to boosting the amount of income you generate from your investment ...
  88. Bear of the Day: Bob Evans (BOBE) - Bear of the Day

    January 29, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Bob Evans (BOBE) - Bear of the Day
  89. Bull of the Day: Bank of Kentucky (BKYF) - Bull of the Day

    January 29, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Bank of Kentucky (BKYF) - Bull of the Day
  90. How To Profit From The Polar Vortex

    January 28, 2014
    To profit from the short-term openings the market hands you, it takes the right strategy.#-ad_banner-#That's a lesson ...
  91. Beware Of These Two Ultra-High-Yielders

    January 28, 2014
    Dividends, those seemingly tiny cash payouts to company shareholders, have been the lifeblood of stock market returns over ...
  92. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  93. This 'No-Brainer' Strategy Has Crushed The Market Since 1982

    January 28, 2014
    Nearly 20 years ago, I took a class taught by legendary investor John Griffin and guest speaker Julian Robertson. The class ...
  94. Buybacks Instead of Capital Investment - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 28, 2014
    Hard to make sense of the fact that companies would consider it prudent to invest in their own sharesinstead of their businesses.
  95. Collect A 7% Yield While This Beaten-Down Stock Triples

    January 28, 2014
    "One man's trash is another man's treasure." That's an appropriate saying for an investor looking for ...
  96. This Unloved Energy Stock Could Double In The Next 12 Months

    January 28, 2014
    Even after the push for renewable energy and the natural gas renaissance in recent years, oil is still the lifeblood of the ...
  97. Earn 15% As Activist Investors Unlock This Stock's Value

    January 28, 2014
    Activist investors have the ability to influence significant changes in companies that they take an interest in, often leading ...
  98. Bull of the Day: White Mountains Insurance (WTM) - Bull of the ...

    January 28, 2014
    Bull of the Day: White Mountains Insurance (WTM) - Bull of the Day
  99. Bear of the Day: Alico (ALCO) - Bear of the Day

    January 28, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Alico (ALCO) - Bear of the Day
  100. ETF Plays For A Surging Greenback

    January 27, 2014
    After years of declines, the U.S. dollar has regained its mojo. More importantly, those gains should continue throughout ...
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  2. What $200,000 Will Buy In The Atlanta Real Estate Market

    Atlanta housing prices are up from last year, but they're still lower than the national median. ...
  3. Bubble Bursting? Only For Biotech & Internet Stocks

    The recent sluggish performance of U.S. stocks is leading some market watchers to question ...
  4. What $300,000 Will Buy In The Riverside/San Bernardino Real Estate Market

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  5. What Is Worse Than Being At Risk?

    You may have heard the old adage: “What is worse than being lost? Not knowing you are lost.” ...
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    Saving your money and making double or even triple payments on a mortgage may sound productive, ...
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