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  1. This Stock Combines Safety, A 7.2% Yield And 30% Upside

    November 3, 2014
    Heading into earnings season, investors were bracing for a troubling round of quarterly reports in the energy sector. A sharp ...
  2. Could Alibaba Be 'The Next Enron?'

    November 3, 2014
    Most U.S. investors have never heard of China Minsheng Bank Corp. Ltd or GigaMedia Ltd. (Nasdaq:GIGM). But both companies ...
  3. Could Alibaba Be The Next Enron?

    November 3, 2014
    Most U.S. investors have never heard of China Minsheng Bank Corp. Ltd or GigaMedia Ltd. (Nasdaq:GIGM). But both companies ...
  4. Will Amazon Ever Make A Profit?

    November 3, 2014
    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: disappointed investors. Can the company ever turn things around? "The whole business model of not ...
  5. How Orgenesis Hopes To Cure Type 1 Diabetes

    November 3, 2014
    Orgenesis Inc's (OTC: personal touch. "As the father of a child who is living with Type 1 diabetes, I am personally motivated ...
  6. Picking Up Where We Left Off? - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 3, 2014
    Over the hump midway through Q3 earnings season, we've now got a fairly decent read on how the S&P 500 has performed. ...
  7. 4 Defensive Stocks That A Growth Guru Is Dumping Millions Into

    November 3, 2014
    Ask any investment advisor, and they’ll tell you that long-term gains trump short-term winnings every day of the week. Big ...
  8. This Hedge Fund Guru Is Pouring Millions Into These 4 Stocks

    November 3, 2014
    Ask any investment advisor, and they’ll tell you that long-term gains trump short-term winnings every day of the week. Big ...
  9. Can Business Services Tide Over Economic, Cost Concerns? - Industry ...

    November 3, 2014
    Can Business Services Tide Over Economic, Cost Concerns? - Industry Outlook
  10. What's Driving the Business Services Sector? - Industry Outlook

    November 3, 2014
    What's Driving the Business Services Sector? - Industry Outlook
  11. Never-Before Seen Indicator Suggests More Downside Ahead

    November 3, 2014
    The past month has been a rollercoaster for the markets. Within one week the Dow Jones Industrial Average completely erased ...
  12. Low-Cost Luxury Hotel REIT Set to Deliver 25%-Plus Profits

    November 3, 2014
    Now is not the time to be taking imprudent risks in the market. True, the S&P 500 has rebounded strongly from its mid-October ...
  13. Breakout Alert: This Hotel Stock Is Set To Deliver 25%-Plus Gains

    November 3, 2014
    Now is not the time to be taking imprudent risks in the market. True, the S&P 500 has rebounded strongly from its mid-October ...
  14. How I Discovered 12 Great Businesses

    November 2, 2014
    Many investors spend too much time during earnings season focusing on gross profit margins. They figure that a drop in these ...
  15. Profit During Earnings Season Using These Key Metrics

    November 2, 2014
    Many investors spend too much time during earnings season focusing on gross profit margins. They figure that a drop in these ...
  16. In the Week Ahead: Is A Sustainable Market Bottom Finally In ...

    November 2, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in positive territory last week, for only the second time since Aug. 29, led by the ...
  17. In the Week Ahead: Is A Market Bottom Finally In Place?

    November 2, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in positive territory last week, for only the second time since Aug. 29, led by the ...
  18. The Global Impact Of De-Centralized Banking

    October 31, 2014
    Stocks rose sharply in Japan last night, the Nikkei-225 jumping almost five percent, thanks to a somewhat surprising move ...
  19. The Global Impact Of Decentralized Banking

    October 31, 2014
    Stocks rose sharply in Japan last night, the Nikkei-225 jumping almost 5 percent, thanks to a somewhat surprising move by ...
  20. Has Copper’s Time Come?

    October 31, 2014
    Copper hasn’t had much shine over the last few years, but recent data is supporting a major move by the metal. The time to ...
  21. Global Markets Not Spooked by Japan - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 31, 2014
    The surprising Bank of Japan action is driving investor behavior all over the world, and U.S. stocks will likely follow the ...
  22. Skilled Trucker Shortage Spells 60% Upside For This Market Leader

    October 31, 2014
    Although material or worker shortages can really crimp the growth for companies and even entire industries, they can also ...
  23. Bull of the Day: Kennedy Wilson (KW) - Bull of the Day

    October 31, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Kennedy Wilson (KW) - Bull of the Day
  24. Bear of the Day: Vale Sa (VALE) - Bear of the Day

    October 31, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Vale Sa (VALE) - Bear of the Day
  25. 4 Keys To Spotting Triple-Digit Gainers... Before They Take Off

    October 31, 2014
    Mark Twain understood the mind of an investor. The world-renowned author once proclaimed: "A dollar picked up in the road ...
  26. Watch For A Sharp Sell-Off In This Social Media Stock

    October 31, 2014
    Social media giant Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) cratered 10% Tuesday despite reporting that revenue more than doubled in the third ...
  27. This Social Media Stock's Chart Screams, 'Sell!'

    October 31, 2014
    Social media giant Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) cratered 10% Tuesday despite reporting that revenue more than doubled in the third ...
  28. 32% Upside From This Undervalued Automotive Stock

    October 30, 2014
    When retailers have sales, the unknown names are often the ones that get discounted the most. It's common to get a deal on ...
  29. Smart Buybacks Make These 2 Stocks A Great Value

    October 30, 2014
    When financial historians look back at the current bull market, they'll likely call it the "era of the stock buybacks." As ...
  30. 2 Companies Doing Share Buybacks The Right Way

    October 30, 2014
    When financial historians look back at the current bull market, they'll likely call it the "era of the stock buybacks." As ...
  31. GDP Numbers Bear Out Fed Decision - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 30, 2014
    The Q3 GDP report came in better than expected -- up +3.5% vs. estimates of +3.1%.
  32. How A Bank Stress Test Works

    October 30, 2014
    Recently released European Banking Authority (EBA) stress test results have many banks breathing a sigh of relief and some ...
  33. Don't Miss Out On The Short Sellers' Bull Market

    October 30, 2014
    For short sellers, October 22, 2014 may have marked a key turning point: Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL), ...
  34. Will Business Services Thrive on Rising GDP? - Industry Outlook

    October 30, 2014
    Will Business Services Thrive on Rising GDP? - Industry Outlook
  35. The Only Way to Generate 7.4% Every 2 Months

    October 30, 2014
    One of the best income strategies in the world involves a market some investors completely ignore. It allows individual investors ...
  36. Bear of the Day: Wynn Resorts (WYNN) - Bear of the Day

    October 30, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Wynn Resorts (WYNN) - Bear of the Day
  37. The Largest Chinese Casino Stock Is Now On Sale

    October 30, 2014
    It was a good party while it lasted. Investors were swept up in "Macau fever," bidding up any and all investments that profited ...
  38. Discounted Chinese Casino Titan Could Surge Nearly 40%

    October 30, 2014
    It was a good party while it lasted. Investors were swept up in "Macau fever," bidding up any and all investments that profited ...
  39. Bull of the Day: GrubHub (GRUB) - Bull of the Day

    October 30, 2014
    Bull of the Day: GrubHub (GRUB) - Bull of the Day
  40. Obamacare: Permanent Problem for Health Insurers? - Industry ...

    October 29, 2014
    Obamacare: Permanent Problem for Health Insurers? - Industry Outlook
  41. Insiders Are Buying These 3 Unloved Stocks

    October 29, 2014
  42. 3 Healthcare Stocks To Hedge Against Rising Medical Costs

    October 29, 2014
    Retirement is supposed to be a relaxing reward for decades of hard work and responsible saving. Unfortunately the reality ...
  43. 3 Healthcare Stocks To Profit From An Aging America

    October 29, 2014
    Retirement is supposed to be a relaxing reward for decades of hard work and responsible saving. Unfortunately the reality ...
  44. Why WWE Network Subscriptions Might Not Be A Big Deal

    October 29, 2014
    World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) is scheduled to report its third quarter results on October 30 before market ...
  45. R.I.P. QE: 2008 - 2014? - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 29, 2014
    Stocks aren't expected to do much ahead of the Fed announcement later this afternoon that is expected to end the QE program ...
  46. Tech Giants' Office Demands Driving 2 REITs To 52-Week Highs

    October 29, 2014
    While Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) continues to play the role of "Ms. Pac-Man" by gobbling up prime Silicon Valley office locations ...
  47. How To Profit From Foreign Investment In Real Estate

    October 29, 2014
    Though investors don't always capitalize on it, history has a way of repeating itself. In fact, when I saw this last trend, ...
  48. Bull of the Day: Boise Cascade (BCC) - Bull of the Day

    October 29, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Boise Cascade (BCC) - Bull of the Day
  49. Bear of the Day: Cree (CREE) - Bear of the Day

    October 29, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Cree (CREE) - Bear of the Day
  50. My '20% Solution' For Increasing Your Chances Of Becoming A Millionaire

    October 29, 2014
    Do you want to become a millionaire? That's obviously a rhetorical question... the majority of us would love it. But what's ...
  51. Right Time to Invest in Health Insurance Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    October 29, 2014
    Right Time to Invest in Health Insurance Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  52. Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings Trends

    October 28, 2014
    Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings Trends
  53. Zacks Earning Trends: Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings ...

    October 28, 2014
    Zacks Earning Trends: Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings Trends
  54. Why One Investing Guru Is Looking To Buy These Deep Value Stocks

    October 28, 2014
    I've found that one of the best ways to reduce my chance of making an investment mistake is to follow the lead of great investors ...
  55. Follow A Guru Into This Hated, But Profitable Sector

    October 28, 2014
    I've found that one of the best ways to reduce my chance of making an investment mistake is to follow the lead of great investors ...
  56. One Billionaire Investor Is Poised To Buy These Deep Value Stocks

    October 28, 2014
    I've found that one of the best ways to reduce my chance of making an investment mistake is to follow the lead of great investors ...
  57. Relief Rally in This $10 Stock Could Double Traders' Money

    October 28, 2014
    Energy prices have plummeted across the board in recent months. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude has fallen to its lowest ...
  58. This Top Value Fund Turns Volatility Into Profit

    October 28, 2014
    While volatility like we’ve had recently often creates great bargains, even the best do-it-yourself stock pickers can find ...
  59. Q3 Earnings Scorecard - Earnings Trends

    October 28, 2014
    Q3 Earnings Scorecard - Earnings Trends
  60. Get Ready for Shift in Fed Policy - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 28, 2014
    The Fed genuinely wants to get out of the QE business and start the monetary policy 'normalization' process.
  61. Warning -- The Recent Sell-Off Could Be Just the Beginning

    October 28, 2014
    With oil prices stabilizing, U.S. stock indexes rebounding and volatility on the decline, things are looking a lot better ...
  62. Protect Your Portfolio: The Recent Sell-Off Is Just The Beginning

    October 28, 2014
    With oil prices stabilizing, U.S. stock indexes rebounding and volatility on the decline, things are looking a lot better ...
  63. Profit From Some Of The Most Reliable Dividend Payers On Earth

    October 28, 2014
    Over the past few weeks, I've shared with readers two crucial types of dividend stocks that make up my three-part Daily Paycheck ...
  64. This Opportunity Could Bank A 65% Return For Investors

    October 28, 2014
    Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) may have disappointed shareholders Friday with another earnings miss, but all I see is opportunity. ...
  65. Most Investors Will Miss This Powerful Buy Signal on Amazon's ...

    October 28, 2014
    Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) may have disappointed shareholders Friday with another earnings miss, but all I see is opportunity. ...
  66. Bear of the Day: Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) - Bear of the Day

    October 28, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) - Bear of the Day
  67. Bull of the Day: Tyson Foods (TSN) - Bull of the Day

    October 28, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Tyson Foods (TSN) - Bull of the Day
  68. Health Insurance: Obamacare Transforming the Industry - Industry ...

    October 27, 2014
    Health Insurance: Obamacare Transforming the Industry - Industry Outlook
  69. Among The New ETFs Of 2014, These Three Hold Great Appeal

    October 27, 2014
    It's getting harder to stay abreast of the fast-growing market for exchange-traded funds. For every ETF that closes, another ...
  70. These 3 Stocks May Now Have 100% Upside Potential

    October 27, 2014
    As the market steadily advanced to fresh highs earlier this year, some investors grew queasy. Global tensions, the Fed's ...
  71. 3 Under-The-Radar Stocks With 100% Upside

    October 27, 2014
    As the market steadily advanced to fresh highs earlier this year, some investors grew queasy. Global tensions, the Fed's ...
  72. Don't Shrug Off Small-Cap Stocks, Says Kiplinger Analyst

    October 27, 2014
    Amid last week’s market volatility, a few voices rang out strongly reminding investors that the stock market rotates through ...
  73. Guidance Remains on Weak Side - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 27, 2014
    Stocks aren't expected to do much today, at least not at the open, though this week's busy earnings docket and the Fed meeting ...
  74. Buffett Vs Icahn: Which Style Should Investors Follow?

    October 27, 2014
    Lately, thanks to financial television's hunger for content, money managers are starting to behave a little bit like professional ...
  75. Trouble Ahead for Steel Industry Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    October 27, 2014
    Trouble Ahead for Steel Industry Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  76. Profit From An Unexpected Asset... What To Do In Today's Market

    October 27, 2014
    750 plus days and counting... That's how long it's been since the market's last 10% pullback. We might not have to wait very ...
  77. The Best Performing Stocks May Be Right In Front Of You

    October 27, 2014
    750 plus days and counting... That's how long it's been since the market's last 10% pullback. We might not have to wait very ...
  78. Why Traders Should Buy One Of Today's Biggest Losers

    October 27, 2014
    Peter Lynch, the legendary portfolio manager of the Fidelity Magellan fund until his retirement in 1990, said that investors ...
  79. Why Traders Should Go Long One of the Day's Biggest Losers

    October 27, 2014
    Peter Lynch, the legendary portfolio manager of the Fidelity Magellan fund until his retirement in 1990, said that investors ...
  80. Bull of the Day: United Continental Holdings (UAL) - Bull of ...

    October 26, 2014
    Bull of the Day: United Continental Holdings (UAL) - Bull of the Day
  81. Bear of the Day: International Business Machines (IBM) - Bear ...

    October 26, 2014
    Bear of the Day: International Business Machines (IBM) - Bear of the Day
  82. Oil Prices Are At Two-Year Lows -- Should You Buy Now?

    October 26, 2014
    Stock exchanges are not alone in seeing prices pull back lately. In at least one case, however, that is actually a good thing. ...
  83. Is Now The Time To Buy Oil?

    October 26, 2014
    Stock exchanges are not alone in seeing prices pull back lately. In at least one case, however, that is actually a good thing. ...
  84. In The Week Ahead: The Markets Are Volatile, Here's Where To ...

    October 26, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in positive territory last week, for the first time since Aug. 29, led by the tech-heavy ...
  85. This Defensive Sector May Be Your Best Bet Until The Market Picks ...

    October 26, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in positive territory last week, for the first time since Aug. 29, led by the tech-heavy ...
  86. In the Thick of Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 24, 2014
    The updated Q3 earnings season scorecard now shows that we have seen results from 207 S&P 500 members that combined account ...
  87. Outperform The Market Using This Value Metric

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  88. The Only Metric Value Investors Should Watch

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  89. Outperform The Market By Using My Favorite Value Metric

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  90. How To Earn Income From The Stocks You Already Own

    October 24, 2014
    It's a simple way to look at trading. But to me, a successful trade is one that makes money. For most investors, this means ...
  91. Bull of the Day: Amira Nature Foods (ANFI) - Bull of the Day

    October 24, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Amira Nature Foods (ANFI) - Bull of the Day
  92. Bear of the Day: Avon (AVP) - Bear of the Day

    October 24, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Avon (AVP) - Bear of the Day
  93. Bank 83% Potential Profits on This Blue Chip's Recovery

    October 24, 2014
    The blue-chip Dow industrials were hit hard by the emotional selling that rocked the market in the past month. From its all-time ...
  94. Snap Up These Shale Bargains Before The Crowd Returns

    October 23, 2014
    Among Wall Street traders who focus on oil futures contracts, there is an eerie quiet. Crude oil prices had been in freefall ...
  95. Follow The Country's Largest Pension Fund Into This Asset

    October 23, 2014
    The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) shocked the investing world in September when it announced that ...
  96. 5 Of The Best Interviews From Benzinga's #PreMarket Prep

    October 23, 2014
    In honor of the one-year anniversary of Benzinga’s #PreMarket Prep show, the editorial staff has gathered a list of the ...
  97. Caterpillar (CAT) Earnings Boost Morning Market - Ahead of Wall ...

    October 23, 2014
    Earnings remain front and center in today's session, with positive results from a number of industry leaders helping boost ...
  98. Simple Economics Say: Buy This Commodity Now

    October 23, 2014
    Growing up I swore to myself that I never wanted to be a rancher or farmer -- moving irrigation pipe, caring for cattle, ...
  99. The Corporate 'Trick' Helping Investors Beat The Market 4-To-1

    October 23, 2014
    Corporate America has been deploying some interesting financial "tricks" lately as they look to pad their bottom line in ...
  100. Bear of the Day: Lithia Motors (LAD) - Bear of the Day

    October 23, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Lithia Motors (LAD) - Bear of the Day
  101. Republican Win Could Lead To A 42% Gain From This Oil Stock

    October 23, 2014
    The market has yet to start talking much about the effect of the Republicans winning a majority in the Senate next month ...
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