Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 4, 2014
    Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  6. 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, ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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) ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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.
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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!
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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, ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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.
  26. 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 ...
  27. '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 ...
  28. 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. ...
  29. Bear of the Day: lululemon (LULU) - Bear of the Day

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

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

    January 31, 2014
    Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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.
  36. 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 ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Strong Q4 Earnings, but 2014 Estimates Coming down - Earnings ...

    January 30, 2014
    Strong Q4 Earnings, but 2014 Estimates Coming down - Earnings Trends
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. 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 ...
  46. 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 ...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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 ...
  51. 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 ...
  52. Guidance Weakening Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 29, 2014
    Companies are continually beating estimates but guiding lower.
  53. 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 ...
  54. 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) ...
  55. 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) ...
  56. 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 ...
  57. 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
  58. 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
  59. 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 ...
  60. 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 ...
  61. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  62. 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 ...
  63. 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.
  64. 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 ...
  65. 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 ...
  66. 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 ...
  67. 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
  68. Bear of the Day: Alico (ALCO) - Bear of the Day

    January 28, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Alico (ALCO) - Bear of the Day
  69. 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 ...
  70. Warning: Expect Huge Downside For These High-Fliers

    January 27, 2014
    Hedge fund managers, along with many financial writers on the Internet, have no qualm focusing their attention on sharply ...
  71. Indicator Signals Bear Markets Ahead

    January 27, 2014
    U.S. stocks became oversold after a sharp sell-off, while emerging markets entered bear market territory.#-ad_banner-#Stocks ...
  72. "I Can't Believe Investors Are Missing Out On These Payments..."

    January 27, 2014
    Today, I'm going to let you in on one of the market's best-kept secrets...It turns out investors are willing to pay ...
  73. Emerging Markets Make Investors Critical - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 27, 2014
    Investors had become used to a world in which nothing could go wrong and stocks always went up, irrespective of fundamentals. ...
  74. Why Obamacare Could Propel This Stock To A 70% Gain

    January 27, 2014
    It's no secret that Americans are pretty voracious consumers of health care.#-ad_banner-#Health care accounts for more ...
  75. The One Department Store Stock You Can Trust

    January 27, 2014
    Now that the busy holiday shopping season is behind us, it's time to look at which department store retailers are set ...
  76. ETF Outlook For Week Of January 27, 2014 (SPY, UNG, EEM, VXX)

    January 27, 2014
    ETF Outlook for Week of January 27, 2014. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY) The S&P 500 fell by 2.1 percent on Friday, ...
  77. Protect Your MLP Profits From The Tax Man -- Here's How

    January 27, 2014
    Over the past decade, we've spent a considerable amount of time researching master limited partnerships (MLPs). They've ...
  78. Bear of the Day: Coach (COH) - Bear of the Day

    January 27, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Coach (COH) - Bear of the Day
  79. Bull of the Day: Conn's (CONN) - Bull of the Day

    January 27, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Conn's (CONN) - Bull of the Day
  80. Dividends, Buybacks, Debt Paydown... Thanks To The U.S. Oil Boom

    January 24, 2014
    For the past few decades, oil refining has been a lousy business. An arcane set of regulations and fierce competition from ...
  81. Caterpillar Earnings Preview: Mining Slump Still a Drag

    January 24, 2014
    Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) -- which has been facing increased competition from mining equipment makers ...
  82. This Undervalued Dividend Payer Is The Best Stock For America's ...

    January 24, 2014
    Oil production in the United States increased rapidly from the turn of the 20th century until 1970. It had a lot to do with ...
  83. How I'm Finding 86%, 148%... Even 350% Gains From Tomorrow's ...

    January 24, 2014
    My 2014 has sort of fallen out of the opening gate. I've been battling a tough case of the flu, something that they've ...
  84. The Basics Of Outstanding Shares And The Float

    January 24, 2014
    We go over different types of shares and what investors need to know about them.
  85. Unimpressive Earnings & Emerging Market Scare - Ahead of Wall ...

    January 24, 2014
    This emerging market scare has coincided with the less than reassuring picture emerging from the Q4 earnings season.
  86. Profit From America's Demand For Convenience With This Small-Cap ...

    January 24, 2014
    In our go-go society, convenience is everything. This has extended to every part of our lives, including food and entertainment.#-ad_banner-#In ...
  87. The Best Offense In 2014 Could Be A Big Dose Of Defense

    January 24, 2014
    With the one of the major hurdles out of the way, the aerospace and defense industry continues to be one of the brightest ...
  88. Forget The Fed: Earn An Extra 8% From 2013's #1 Bond Investment

    January 24, 2014
    For as good as 2013 was for stocks, it was equally bad for bonds.#-ad_banner-#Bonds posted their lowest return since 1994. ...
  89. Double The Yield On A 12.8% Yielder?! Here's How

    January 24, 2014
    Real estate prices are rising, and in many cities, are back to where they were before the 2007-2008 housing market crash. ...
  90. This Overlooked Stock Combines Growth And Income

    January 23, 2014
    Have you ever loved a particular product -- but had no clue about the company that made it? #-ad_banner-#​It's easy to ...
  91. Get A 4.5% Dividend From This Little-Known Stock While It's Still ...

    January 23, 2014
    In the investing world, one shareholder's disappointment is often another's opportunity.#-ad_banner-#The stock I ...
  92. A $1.3 Trillion Opportunity Staring Investors Right In The Face

    January 23, 2014
    $1,265,836,000,000.This is the amount of cash that S&P 500 companies (excluding banks and other financial institutions) ...
  93. Q4 Shaping Up to be No Different - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 23, 2014
    The results thus far are not materially different from what we have been seeing in recent quarters.
  94. Is It Safe To Buy These High-Yield Stocks?

    January 23, 2014
    For any investors in search of yield, May 21, 2013, will be remembered for a long time to come.That's the day that Federal ...
  95. Are There Still More Gains For Steel Stocks Ahead?

    January 23, 2014
    The steel sector has rebounded quite nicely over the last few months as investors have looked for value. Given the longer ...
  96. This Stock Is One Of Its Industry's Cheapest -- And Most Generous

    January 23, 2014
    In the notoriously fickle apparel industry, trends can change quickly. For investors who are looking for exposure to the ...
  97. Introduction To Trading Eurodollar Futures

    January 23, 2014
    Introduction to trading eurodollar futures, covering eurodollar time deposits, the history of eurodollars, hedging and speculating ...
  98. Why Americans Still Can't Escape The Recession

    January 23, 2014
    National statistics indicate that the U.S. economy is finally gaining momentum. So why doesn't it feel that way for many ...
  99. Play the Bounce in This Turnaround Story for a Chance at Swift ...

    January 23, 2014
    Shares of troubled Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY) soared more than 9% Tuesday after a Department of ...
  100. Bear of the Day: Family Dollar (FDO) - Bear of the Day

    January 23, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Family Dollar (FDO) - Bear of the Day
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