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  1. ...And a Prosperous New Year to You! - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 31, 2013
    There's no reason to think that any one thing has the power to end this trajectory of firming up the domestic market.
  2. The Worst Performing ETFs of 2013

    December 31, 2013
    Though this year was largely marked by an insatiable bull-run, not every ETF was able to prosper. There were a select few ...
  3. Bear of the Day: Edwards Lifesciences (EW) - Bear of the Day

    December 31, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Edwards Lifesciences (EW) - Bear of the Day
  4. Bull of the Day: Outerwall (OUTR) - Bull of the Day

    December 31, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Outerwall (OUTR) - Bull of the Day
  5. Publishing Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    December 30, 2013
    Publishing Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  6. 2013 in Review: Surprises from the ETF Industry

    December 30, 2013
    Despite continued volatility in the stock, bond and commodity markets, along with year-long speculation about the Fed’s bond ...
  7. Five Ways To Reboot Your Trading In 2014

    December 30, 2013
    It’s almost the New Year, and that means out with the old, in with the new, a new beginning and all of those other clichés ...
  8. Are We Siphoning Off Next Year? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 30, 2013
    What happens when traders finally get back to work once 2014 starts?
  9. 14 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2014

    December 30, 2013
    Major equity indexes kicked off 2013 with a bang as politicians on Capitol Hill steered the nation away from the fiscal cliff ...
  10. Bear of the Day: Magellan Health Services (MGLN) - Bear of the ...

    December 30, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Magellan Health Services (MGLN) - Bear of the Day
  11. Bull of the Day: Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Bull of the Day

    December 30, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Bull of the Day
  12. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: XRT, EWU, XLI Hinge On Consumer and Manufacturing ...

    December 30, 2013
    Following a holiday-shortened trading week, Wall Street will close once again this Wednesday in celebration of the New Year. ...
  13. Should You Invest In Stocks Or Commodities In 2014?

    December 27, 2013
    It's the dawn of a new year and investors are facing an array of fresh challenges. One of the intriguing investment parlor ...
  14. Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 27, 2013
    Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  15. The Fat Man Outdid Himself This Year - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 27, 2013
    "Santa Claus rallies" are nothing new, but this year the old guy simply outdid himself.
  16. ETFdb’s Top Stories of 2013

    December 27, 2013
    Wall Street was in for yet another whirlwind year in 2013, with several major U.S. equity indexes breaking new all-time record ...
  17. Bull of the Day: Tiffany (TIF) - Bull of the Day

    December 27, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Tiffany (TIF) - Bull of the Day
  18. Bear of the Day: Central Garden (CENT) - Bear of the Day

    December 27, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Central Garden (CENT) - Bear of the Day
  19. The Rally Continues - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 26, 2013
    Stocks appear in no mood to shift gears from this year's impressive rally.
  20. Looking Back at Our Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2013

    December 26, 2013
    As 2012 came to a close last year, we sat down and picked out some of the most promising ETF investments for the coming year. ...
  21. Are Short Sellers Finally Making Headway?

    December 25, 2013
    Short sellers are wrapping up another tough year, as a liquidity-fueled rally has helped to levitate even the most dubious ...
  22. How To Buy Virtually 'Bullet-Proof' Dividend Payers Every Time

    December 25, 2013
    Income investors have two equally important objectives when it comes to investing -- obtaining high amounts of income and ...
  23. ETFdb’s 2013 Holiday Portfolio Recap: XRT, KOL, IYT, CUT, COW

    December 25, 2013
    This year started off on a very strong note after equities exploded out of the gates on Wall Street following the successful ...
  24. Call The Fed's Bluff With These High-Yield Gold Stocks

    December 25, 2013
    The Federal Reserve is trapped and bluffing.While the market worries about the Fed reducing the size of its monthly bond ...
  25. Bear of the Day: Neogen (NEOG) - Bear of the Day

    December 25, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Neogen (NEOG) - Bear of the Day
  26. Bull of the Day: G-III Apparel (GIII) - Bull of the Day

    December 25, 2013
    Bull of the Day: G-III Apparel (GIII) - Bull of the Day
  27. Election News Is A Huge Positive For Indian Equities

    December 24, 2013
    After a few years of disappointment, change may be coming to India. A major election win could finally be the spark that ...
  28. Earn A 4% Yield On Big Oil's Best Kept Secret... At A 15% Discount

    December 24, 2013
    The major oil companies (also known as Supermajors) have long been known for their steady growth and cash flow generating ...
  29. Time To Invest In The Most Hated Country On Earth

    December 24, 2013
    Brazilian stocks are the cheapest they've been in nearly 10 years. The last time they were this cheap, the Bovespa Stock ...
  30. Capital Spending vs. Buybacks - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 24, 2013
    If the Durable Goods report is a sign of things to come, then it would be a material improvement in the economic outlook.
  31. Profit From A 'Miracle Substance' With This Beaten-Down Stock

    December 24, 2013
    The average Internet user's attention span is shorter than that of a goldfish.​It's been estimated that Internet users have ...
  32. Bear of the Day: Safeway (SWY) - Bear of the Day

    December 24, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Safeway (SWY) - Bear of the Day
  33. Bull of the Day: Doctor Reddy's Laboratories (RDY) - Bull of ...

    December 24, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Doctor Reddy's Laboratories (RDY) - Bull of the Day
  34. Ten Money Managers Worth Following

    December 23, 2013
    Generally speaking, most retail investors along with the media outlets tend to closely follow the moves of well-known investors ...
  35. This Company Is Riding A Powerful Trend Into 2014

    December 23, 2013
    Trend following is a time-honored investing method.​Many investors erroneously believe trend following simply means following ...
  36. Market May Experience Double-Digit Drop in First Half of 2014

    December 23, 2013
    Federal Reserve action gave stocks a short-term boost last week, but without additional news, trading volume is expected ...
  37. 33 Out Of 33 Winning Trades So Far... Here's How She Did It...

    December 23, 2013
    Anytime you can boast a 100% win-rate in anything, it's nothing short of remarkable. The best political pundits struggle ...
  38. Positive Momentum Continues - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 23, 2013
    Favorable consumer spending data and boost from Apple???s China deal should help sustain the market???s positive momentum ...
  39. Why 2014 Could Be Tough For Commodity Investors

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  40. For The Struggling Commodities Sector, 2014 Promises More Hardship

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  41. Best and Worst Country ETFs of 2013

    December 23, 2013
    Though U.S. equities charged ahead in 2013, posting several all-time record highs, certain markets across the globe struggled ...
  42. Google Has A Stake In This High-Tech Partner -- Should You?

    December 23, 2013
    I was one of the lucky few to be chosen by Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) to be a beta tester for the revolutionary Google Glass product.​Glass ...
  43. Barron's Recap: Bad, Bad Wolf

    December 23, 2013
    This weekend in Barron's online: a look at Martin Scorsese's new movie. Also, the prospects for American Tower, ...
  44. Homebuilders Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 23, 2013
    Homebuilders Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  45. Bull of the Day: St. Joe (JOE) - Bull of the Day

    December 23, 2013
    Bull of the Day: St. Joe (JOE) - Bull of the Day
  46. Bear of the Day: PennyMac Mortgage (PMT) - Bear of the Day

    December 23, 2013
    Bear of the Day: PennyMac Mortgage (PMT) - Bear of the Day
  47. Office Depot, Seattle Genetics And Others Insiders Have Been ...

    December 21, 2013
    Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but conventional wisdom says that insiders really only buy shares of ...
  48. Which Dow 'Dogs' Are Poised To Beat The Pack In 2014?

    December 20, 2013
    It's been a good year for stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as 28 of the 30 components have risen in ...
  49. Profit From The 'American Renaissance' With These 3 Stocks

    December 20, 2013
    "The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her ...
  50. The Worry-Free Options Strategy With A Perfect Record

    December 20, 2013
    The S&P 500 has been on fire in 2013 -- up an impressive 30%.But the question I'm getting the most from readers right ...
  51. Should We Fear Bond Vigilantes? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 20, 2013
    Stocks can???t continue to move higher in the face of
  52. Profit From This 'Secret' Apparel Stock

    December 20, 2013
    Popular apparel brands like Andrew Marc, Wilson Leather, Cole Haan, Levi's, Nine West, Sean John, Calvin Klein and even Tommy ...
  53. 7 Articles ETF Investors Must Read: 12/20

    December 20, 2013
    All eyes were on the Federal Reserve this week after the central bank announced that it would begin tapering its bond-buying ...
  54. For One Of This Year's Hottest Industries, 2014 Could Be Much ...

    December 20, 2013
    Despite an impression that too many investors focus only on quarterly results, most investors assess a stock's value on future ...
  55. What To Expect From The Real Estate Market In 2014

    December 20, 2013
    2014 holds some good news for the housing market, with gains in average home prices allowing more and more home owners to ...
  56. WisdomTree Launches 6 New ETFs (USDU, AGZD, AGND, HYZD, HYND, ...

    December 20, 2013
    It’s been an up and down week on Wall Street, as investors turned their attention to the Federal Reserve’s policy ...
  57. This Beaten-Down Niche Stock Offers 60% Upside

    December 20, 2013
    While most companies will have plenty to cheer these holidays, as their stock prices soared in 2013, some companies would ...
  58. Bear of the Day: Acacia Research (ACTG) - Bear of the Day

    December 20, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Acacia Research (ACTG) - Bear of the Day
  59. Bull of the Day: KKR & Co. (KKR) - Bull of the Day

    December 20, 2013
    Bull of the Day: KKR & Co. (KKR) - Bull of the Day
  60. What Did 2013 Mean for Fixed Income Markets?

    December 19, 2013
    It’s scorecard time again – time to see how 2013 market predictions panned out. Matt Tucker takes a look back to see how ...
  61. Big Value And Yields Up To 7% In This Real Estate Niche

    December 19, 2013
    For developers of campus housing, the corks are going back on the champagne bottles.​Shares of EdR (NYSE: EDR) (formerly ...
  62. With Campus REITs In Freefall, Which Holds The Best Value?

    December 19, 2013
    For developers of campus housing, the corks are going back on the champagne bottles.​Shares of EdR (NYSE: EDR) (formerly ...
  63. Water-Related Investments Are Making A Splash

    December 19, 2013
    There’s no doubt about it. The world is facing a water crisis. However, for forward thinking investors, that could mean a ...
  64. Buffett's Right-Hand Man Has Been Loading Up On This Stock For ...

    December 19, 2013
    A long time ago, I learned that style counts for absolutely zero points in investing. Investing is all about results.​Borrowing ...
  65. How To Play Goldman Sach’s Top Trades For 2014

    December 19, 2013
    With 2014 quickly approaching, Goldman Sach’s has unveiled its latest list of profitable trades for the new year. While they ...
  66. The Only Safe Way To Buy A Stock Yielding 17%

    December 19, 2013
    If you're a long-time reader of StreetAuthority, you know by now that we rarely recommend stocks with yields higher than ...
  67. What Follows the Taper Rally? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 19, 2013
    As the dust begins to settle on the Fed outlook, the stock market will likely take its cues from the bond market.
  68. A Sports Catalyst Could Help Double This Airline Stock

    December 19, 2013
    Investing in foreign markets can be scary. You have to deal with geopolitical issues, currency fluctuations and a general ...
  69. 2 Major Catalysts Could Help Double This Stock

    December 19, 2013
    Investing in foreign markets can be scary. You have to deal with geopolitical issues, currency fluctuations and a general ...
  70. This Is The Best Emerging Market For The Next Decade

    December 19, 2013
    I recently posed a hard-to-answer question: Where will next year's top-performing markets be?To answer that question, you ...
  71. The Best Emerging Market For The Next Decade

    December 19, 2013
    I recently posed a hard-to-answer question: Where will next year's top-performing markets be?To answer that question, you ...
  72. Walgreen Earnings Preview: Strong EPS Growth Expected

    December 19, 2013
    Walgreen (NYSE: WAG), which has already announced that sales for the period were strong due to increased investment in promotional ...
  73. The Best and Worst Performing Dividend ETFs of 2013

    December 19, 2013
    2013 was another year full of record-low interest rates, prompting income investors to turn their attention elsewhere. For ...
  74. This Retailer Is Set For Another Leap Higher

    December 19, 2013
    Luxury retailer Michael Kors (NYSE: KORS) has been taking market share away from rivals like Coach (NYSE: COH) and Ralph ...
  75. Philly Fed Survey: Valuable To Investors?

    December 19, 2013
    For many investors, the Philly Fed's monthly manufacturing survey provides important clues about the direction of the economy. ...
  76. Aerospace & Defense Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 19, 2013
    Aerospace & Defense Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  77. Bear of the Day: Ashland (ASH) - Bear of the Day

    December 19, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Ashland (ASH) - Bear of the Day
  78. Bull of the Day: TravelCenters (TA) - Bull of the Day

    December 19, 2013
    Bull of the Day: TravelCenters (TA) - Bull of the Day
  79. My Favorite Buyback Stock Has 50% Upside

    December 18, 2013
    In a bid to curry favor with investors, some companies overhype seemingly trivial business developments. The daily business ...
  80. Amarin's Vascepa: Too Limited A Market Or FDA Blunder?

    December 18, 2013
    Is Amarin's (NASDAQ: AMRN) Vascepa the victim of its own ineptitude, or the target of an effort by Big Pharma to keep ...
  81. This Iconic Company Is Overdue For A Pullback -- Do You Own It?

    December 18, 2013
    I think the glory days are over for an iconic company.​Started in 1971 with a small store in Seattle, this company has grown ...
  82. The 'Unbelievable' Way Investors Are Earning Thousands In Income

    December 18, 2013
    I want to show you something that will likely raise a lot of eyebrows.Some of these claims might seem "outrageous" or "improbable." ...
  83. Taper: Will They or Wouldn't They? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 18, 2013
    It???s all about the Fed today, with the central bank???s Taper decision expected to be a close one.
  84. This Trillion-Dollar Catalyst Could Re-energize GE

    December 18, 2013
    General Electric (NYSE: GE) has taken its share of knocks over the years for lacking vision and its focus on short-term performance.That ...
  85. This Trillion-Dollar Catalyst Could Re-Energize GE

    December 18, 2013
    General Electric (NYSE: GE) has taken its share of knocks over the years for lacking vision and its focus on short-term performance.That ...
  86. Best and Worst Sector ETFs of 2013

    December 18, 2013
    This year shaped up to be quite kind to investors, as bullish forces prevailed despite a number of bumps in the road. 2013 ...
  87. This Macau Pure Play Has Almost Tripled Already -- And Still ...

    December 18, 2013
    If you spend a lot of time researching investments, then you've probably heard of Macau, a former Portuguese colony consisting ...
  88. Already Up 290%, This Web Stock Still Has Breakout Potential

    December 18, 2013
    In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first human woman created by the gods. As the gods created her, each gave Pandora a special ...
  89. Bull of the Day: Towers Watson (TW) - Bull of the Day

    December 18, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Towers Watson (TW) - Bull of the Day
  90. Bear of the Day: Big Lots (BIG) - Bear of the Day

    December 18, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Big Lots (BIG) - Bear of the Day
  91. The Year of the Horse: 3 Reasons Chinese Stocks Could Gallop ...

    December 17, 2013
    While Chinese stocks have massively underperformed their U.S. and developed market counterparts year to date, Russ explains ...
  92. How to Profit From A Red-Hot IPO Market

    December 17, 2013
    Across the country, investment bankers are catching up on their sleep. They've been remarkably busy helping a stunning number ...
  93. How to Profit From A Torrid IPO Market

    December 17, 2013
    Across the country, investment bankers are catching up on their sleep. They've been remarkably busy, helping a stunning number ...
  94. Profit From The Costliest Personal Decision There Is

    December 17, 2013
    Although the conventional wisdom is that the choice to purchase a home is the most important and expensive economic decision ...
  95. The Income Loophole That Could Secure Your Retirement

    December 17, 2013
    The 30-year Treasury is quite possibly the worst investment option out there right now... even your Uncle Dave's coin and ...
  96. This Tech Stock Is Trading Deep In Value Territory

    December 17, 2013
    We live in the era of technology. Whether you work from home or corporate America, you rely on modern technology to allow ...
  97. Are Taper Worries Justified? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 17, 2013
    The Fed's QE program has inflated asset prices by suppressing discount rates and its removal threatens to end that.
  98. Fight A Deadly Epidemic With This 'Unloved' Stock

    December 17, 2013
    There is a dangerous malady sweeping the United States.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over ...
  99. Bull of the Day: Stratasys (SSYS) - Bull of the Day

    December 17, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Stratasys (SSYS) - Bull of the Day
  100. A Fresh Look At The Financial Markets

    December 17, 2013
    Different markets provide unique opportunities and risks for investors. Find out more here.
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