Analysis & Opinions

  1. Profit From Coke's Big Mistake

    February 26, 2014
    It's not often that you see a monster company that has pulled back into the value buy zone. It's even less often ...
  2. European Stocks Are Ripe For The Picking

    February 26, 2014
    Things continue to get better for Europe. After going through some pretty nasty side-effects in the aftermath of the Great ...
  3. How Bernanke's Legacy Affects Retirees

    February 26, 2014
    Ben Bernanke’s reign as Fed chairman has come to an end, and he’s leaving behind quite the legacy. The effects of this legacy ...
  4. This Tech Stock Is Just Pennies Away From A Breakout

    February 26, 2014
    Software giant Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is reportedly cutting the price of its Windows 8.1 operating system for manufacturers ...
  5. Giving Your Portfolio A Jolt With Coffee

    February 26, 2014
    The world continues to drink more coffee. Yet, supplies continue to drop. The recent weather issues are exacerbating those ...
  6. The Powerful Play In Propane (APU, EPD, NGLS, SPH, FGP, SXL)

    February 26, 2014
    While traditionally not a glamorous business, propane processing and distribution is quickly turning into a major growth ...
  7. The Next Big Commodities Boom Is Happening Here

    February 26, 2014
    Think about how much money you would have made had you bought property in the Bakken Shale eight years ago...As recently ...
  8. Urgent: Read This Before You Buy Oil & Gas Stocks

    February 26, 2014
    I love reading emails from subscribers. And in my capacity as Chief Investment Strategist for three of StreetAuthority's ...
  9. Are These 3 'Busted' IPOs Worth Buying?

    February 26, 2014
    When it comes to IPOs, you can either be fortunate enough to buy into a deal on the offering price... or you must wait for ...
  10. How Can Stocks Build on This? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 26, 2014
    The market simply doesn't seem to have the fuel to push stocks higher.
  11. Already Up 270%, This Could Be The Turnaround Stock Of 2014

    February 26, 2014
    Buying stocks that are surrounded by negativity is not fun -- but the best deals are often found in companies that are undergoing ...
  12. Make Up To 70% From This Stock's Catch-Up Rally

    February 26, 2014
    Banks as a group have had a great couple of years with super-low interest rates and the essentially zero cost of money. The ...
  13. Profit From This Stock's Catch-Up Rally

    February 26, 2014
    Banks as a group have had a great couple of years with super-low interest rates and the essentially zero cost of money. The ...
  14. Bear of the Day: Whole Foods Market (WFM) - Bear of the Day

    February 26, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Whole Foods Market (WFM) - Bear of the Day
  15. Bull of the Day: Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) - Bull of the ...

    February 26, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) - Bull of the Day
  16. Bitcoin Innovations And Obstacles

    February 25, 2014
    Investopedia explains the development of the Bitcoin digital currency system and the risks associated with using and investing ...
  17. What Will Happen To Treasury Yields With Yellen And Tapering?

    February 25, 2014
    Janet Yellen was sworn in as Federal Reserve chair Feb. 3, 2014, ending Ben Bernanke's eight-year tenure. Yellen assumes ...
  18. Gold And Gas Are Rebounding... Are These 3 Commodities Next?

    February 25, 2014
    When it comes to commodities, investors typically make a classic mistake: They shun them when they are out of favor, and ...
  19. With Gold And Gas Rebounding, Is It Time To Buy These 3 Commodities?

    February 25, 2014
    When it comes to commodities, investors typically make a classic mistake: They shun them when they are out of favor, and ...
  20. Monday's Move - Breakout Or Fake Out?

    February 25, 2014
    On December 31, 2013, the March S&P 500 Index (NYSE: SPY) futures made an all-time intraday high at 1846.50 and posted ...
  21. Rising Rates Are Coming -- Here's How To Prepare

    February 25, 2014
    If you racked up big gains in the stock market last year, you have Ben Bernanke and his cohorts at the Federal Reserve to ...
  22. Here’s How To Invest Like America’s Wealthiest Elite

    February 25, 2014
    For the past few months, I've been telling readers of my High-Yield Investing newsletter about the secrets of America's ...
  23. The Best Investment For Conservative Investors I've Ever Seen

    February 25, 2014
    I bet most investors, even risk-tolerant ones, would be fibbing if they said they weren't nervous at all right now.#-ad_banner-#With ...
  24. Markets Search for New Narrative - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 25, 2014
    Futures are down pre-Tuesday trading following another strong day overall in the markets to start the week.
  25. This Stock Is One Of The Most Undervalued Plays On The Housing ...

    February 25, 2014
    In today's market, there are no shortage of ways to invest in the rebounding housing market. However, it's tough ...
  26. Target Earnings Preview: More Pain To Come?

    February 25, 2014
    Target (NYSE: TGT), which is still reeling from a massive credit card data breach late last year, is scheduled to report ...
  27. J.C. Penney Earnings Preview: How Bad Will It Be?

    February 25, 2014
    Struggling retailer J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP), which George Soros's hedge fund recently exited, is scheduled to report ...
  28. This Resurgent Stock Could Deliver 170% Gains By 2015

    February 25, 2014
    The S&P 500 Index has bounced back from its healthy 6% sell-off and is again within spitting distance of its all-time ...
  29. Bear of the Day: Arctic Cat (ACAT) - Bear of the Day

    February 25, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Arctic Cat (ACAT) - Bear of the Day
  30. Bull of the Day: Dixie Group (DXYN) - Bull of the Day

    February 25, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Dixie Group (DXYN) - Bull of the Day
  31. REIT Industry Review & Stock Picks - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 25, 2014
    REIT Industry Review & Stock Picks - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  32. Still Addicted To Dividends? Satisfy Your Craving With Tobacco ...

    February 24, 2014
    While tobacco may be considered a sinful endeavor, cigarette stocks may be just what an income portfolio needs. For investors, ...
  33. 3 Turnaround Stocks With 50% Upside

    February 24, 2014
    Thanks to an impressive recent rally, a number of stocks that had temporarily pulled back to bargain levels have already ...
  34. Stocks Not Out of the Woods Till This Happens

    February 24, 2014
    Last week, the bellwether S&P 500 essentially drifted sideways as it negotiated its 1,851 Jan. 15 all-time high from ...
  35. How We Made 43.7% In 5 Months With Carl Icahn

    February 24, 2014
    Last fall, legendary investor Carl Icahn added a "sizable position" of Apple to his $16 billion holding company ...
  36. This 'Boring' Stock Combines Consistency And Upside

    February 24, 2014
    When you hear of an investment opportunity you're interested in, you might be drawn to something that can be described ...
  37. Can the Gains Continue? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 24, 2014
    The absence of answers to economic questions at least through April will limit the market's ability to build on recent gains. ...
  38. Why Obamacare Means 30% Upside For This Insurer

    February 24, 2014
    The Aflac (NYSE: AFL) duck is one of the strongest brands today. It's genius marketing.But there's much more to this ...
  39. Chart Says This Supercomputer Stock Is Due For A Double-Digit ...

    February 24, 2014
    I have studied technical analysis for many years. What I have discovered might come as a surprise to many:#-ad_banner-#The ...
  40. Bear of the Day: Groupon (GRPN) - Bear of the Day

    February 24, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Groupon (GRPN) - Bear of the Day
  41. Bull of the Day: Alexion Pharma (ALXN) - Bull of the Day

    February 24, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Alexion Pharma (ALXN) - Bull of the Day
  42. Barron's Recap: Trouble In The Pipeline?

    February 23, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: troubles at Kinder Morgan, America's top financial advisors, dividends with big ...
  43. Creative Ways to Protect Your Stock Portfolio

    February 21, 2014
    Protecting your stock portfolio is an extremely important part of portfolio management.
  44. America's Top Fund Managers Are All Buying This Cheap Sector

    February 21, 2014
    Every quarter, we take a close look at the latest buys and sells from leading hedge fund managers. These "gurus" ...
  45. Forget Smart Watches -- This Fashion Stock Has 25% Upside

    February 21, 2014
    When mobile phones flooded the market, there was a lot of concern that the need and desire for watches would decline. That ...
  46. The First $1 Trillion Boomtown... And The Media Isn't Talking ...

    February 21, 2014
    It's funny where money is made sometimes.I have a friend who decided a decade ago to buy a bankrupt motel in the middle ...
  47. Are We On The Brink Of A Retail Spending Boom?

    February 21, 2014
    Thanks, Old Man Winter. Consumers have already been in a sour mood, and you're not helping matters. Icy roads and bitter ...
  48. Market Gains on Shaky Ground - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 21, 2014
    The blame-the-weather narrative leaves investors vulnerable should the contrary explanation turn out to be correct.
  49. Get 90% Upside With This Side Play To The Auto Industry Rebound

    February 21, 2014
    At the height of his fame, one of history's top investors, Peter Lynch, regularly marveled at how often one good stock ...
  50. Get 90% Upside From The Auto Industry Rebound

    February 21, 2014
    At the height of his fame, one of history's top investors, Peter Lynch, regularly marveled at how often one good stock ...
  51. A 48% Return -- On a Zero-Dividend Stock?

    February 21, 2014
    Micron Technology (Nasdaq: MU) manufactures semiconductors, memory chips, flash memory drives and other related products ...
  52. Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 21, 2014
    Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  53. Bargain Stocks Even Graham And Dodd Would Love

    February 20, 2014
    More than seven decades ago, in their investing bible "Security Analysis," the famed value investors Benjamin Graham ...
  54. With The Market At New Highs- It’s Time To Look Towards GARP ...

    February 20, 2014
    With the broad market hitting new highs, stocks aren’t as cheap as they once were. That’s were GARP style investing can come ...
  55. Hunt For High Yields Like The World's Largest Hedge Fund

    February 20, 2014
    Although Feb. 14 is better known as Valentine's Day, it's also a date of particular significance for investment managers.#-ad_banner-#For ...
  56. The World's Largest Hedge Fund Is Loading Up On These 3 Dividend ...

    February 20, 2014
    Although Feb. 14 is better known as Valentine's Day, it's also a date of particular significance for investment managers.#-ad_banner-#For ...
  57. Half Of The Market's Gains Could Come From These 'Hated' Stocks

    February 20, 2014
    Investors are getting scared again.On February 3, the S&P 500 fell 2.1% -- its largest one-day drop since June. The pullback ...
  58. Forget 'Falling Knives': 16 Unloved Stocks Due To Rebound

    February 20, 2014
    Throughout the first seven weeks of 2014, the stock market has shown a wide range of emotions.#-ad_banner-#Fear-based selling ...
  59. Fed Rate Fears Are Premature - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 20, 2014
    Fed fears are not appropriate concern at this stage, it is the questions abissue at this stage is the growth outlook for ...
  60. This Critical Date Could Spell Profits For Investors

    February 20, 2014
    In the history of the U.S. economy, a handful of dates stand out as truly game-changing.#-ad_banner-#Examples include when ...
  61. Is This Stock The 'Amazon.com of Bitcoin'?

    February 20, 2014
    Ten years ago, I don't know how seriously I would have taken the bitcoin phenomenon.Today, though, I'm taking it ...
  62. Bull of the Day: D.R. Horton (DHI) - Bull of the Day

    February 20, 2014
    Bull of the Day: D.R. Horton (DHI) - Bull of the Day
  63. Bear of the Day: Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Bear of the Day

    February 20, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Bear of the Day
  64. Earnings Guidance Remains Weak - Earnings Trends

    February 20, 2014
    Earnings Guidance Remains Weak - Earnings Trends
  65. The Best-Performing Sectors Of 2013

    February 19, 2014
    A sector represents a high-level way in which analysts and investors group similar companies together. Analyzing Standard ...
  66. Gold's Back On The Rise -- Here's The Stock To Own

    February 19, 2014
    In hindsight, the gold bugs were operating under the wrong investment thesis.They assumed that aggressive stimulus policies ...
  67. Four Breakout Stocks To Watch

    February 19, 2014
    These biotechnology and pharmaceutical stocks continue to put in new highs, but indicators are diverging.
  68. Buy This Centuries-Old Cash Machine While It's Cheap

    February 19, 2014
    There are few sectors that consistently generate high levels of cash flow. Even fewer are reliable about returning that cash ...
  69. The 18.9% Yield Most Investors Are Missing

    February 19, 2014
    Most people think investing success is a matter of finding good stocks and buying them when the odds favor a rise in the ...
  70. This Under-The-Radar Stock Could More Than Double

    February 19, 2014
    For some investors, the best companies are the ones that succeed while "flying under the radar."#-ad_banner-#That ...
  71. Is Weather the Only Explanation? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 19, 2014
    Only time will tell what really is going on in the economy, though investors don't appear overly skeptical of the weather ...
  72. Invest Like Buffett With This Stock -- And Get 47% Upside

    February 19, 2014
    There's no denying the role railroads have had in building this great nation of ours -- but believe it or not, railroads ...
  73. How To Earn Double-Digit Income From A 1% Yielder

    February 19, 2014
    Most people think investing success is a matter of finding good stocks and buying them when the odds favor a rise in the ...
  74. Bull of the Day: Motorcar Parts (MPAA) - Bull of the Day

    February 19, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Motorcar Parts (MPAA) - Bull of the Day
  75. Bear of the Day: FLIR Systems (FLIR) - Bear of the Day

    February 19, 2014
    Bear of the Day: FLIR Systems (FLIR) - Bear of the Day
  76. An Overview of Weather Derivatives

    February 18, 2014
    Investopedia explains: Weather derivatives allow businesses to safeguard against unusual temperatures or levels of precipitation ...
  77. 11 Stocks Delivering Surprisingly Strong Profits

    February 18, 2014
    For half a decade, investors have been waiting for the economy to start generating faster growth.#-ad_banner-#The fact that ...
  78. 11 Stocks Delivering Deceptively Strong Profits

    February 18, 2014
    For half a decade, investors have been waiting for the economy to start generating faster growth.#-ad_banner-#The fact that ...
  79. Indicators Show Market at a Near-Term Decision Point

    February 18, 2014
    Last week, the bellwether S&P 500 continued its rebound from a successful test of underlying support at 1,730 at the ...
  80. Is This The Greatest Investment Discovery We've Ever Made?

    February 18, 2014
    In Friday's StreetAuthority Daily, we featured an interview with InvestingAnswer's newest analyst, Nancy Zambell.In ...
  81. 2 Catalysts Could Mean 35% Upside For This Market Leader

    February 18, 2014
    Consumers thrive on convenience. This has extended to all parts of our lives -- especially the car rental business.#-ad_banner-#Sometimes, ...
  82. The Best Investments This Year: The Boom of "Boring"

    February 18, 2014
    Investopedia explains: U.S.-based stocks did well and beat more aggressive strategies pursued by hedge funds and other investors ...
  83. Looking Past the Deep Freeze - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 18, 2014
    The weather explanation for the recent run of soft economic data certainly makes sense ??? it has been one hell of a winter ...
  84. What Is A Bull Put Spread?

    February 18, 2014
    Investopedia explains: A bull put spread is a variation of the popular put writing strategy, in which an options investor ...
  85. The 2 Best Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now

    February 18, 2014
    For the past decade, investors, government regulators, and concerned citizens have focused on a pair of catchphrases: "climate ...
  86. Earn Income From Your Portfolio -- Without Selling A Share

    February 18, 2014
    Do you have a stock position that you have owned for a long time? Maybe it's a position that you inherited, or one that ...
  87. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  88. Bull of the Day: Paragon Shipping (PRGN) - Bull of the Day

    February 18, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Paragon Shipping (PRGN) - Bull of the Day
  89. Bear of the Day: Best Buy (BBY) - Bear of the Day

    February 18, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Best Buy (BBY) - Bear of the Day
  90. Gains Of Up To 880%... By Predicting The Future

    February 17, 2014
    Today I want to share with you one of the most important investing developments we've ever discovered.It concerns a small ...
  91. Fresh Off A Record High, This Tech Stock Has More Upside Ahead

    February 17, 2014
    Best known by consumers for its cleaning robots, such as the Roomba vacuum cleaner, iRobot Corp. (Nasdaq: IRBT) also manufactures ...
  92. Biotech And Natural Gas ETFs On A Roll

    February 16, 2014
    Shares of the following exchange traded funds are trading more than 20 percent higher than 90 days ago, and they are within ...
  93. Barron's Recap: The Case For Four Percent Growth In 2014

    February 16, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: a robust forecast for the U.S. economy, a special report on master limited partnerships, ...
  94. The Five Biggest Stock Market Myths

    February 16, 2014
    Stocks that go down must come up, right? Wrong. We bust this myth and four other common market misconceptions.
  95. Why There's Nothing Wrong With Cisco

    February 14, 2014
    What's wrong with Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO)? Seriously?That's a good question that the market, in its infinite ...
  96. These Clean Energy Stocks Are Surging -- Should You Buy Them?

    February 14, 2014
    For a brief moment in 2006, the hallways at Ballard Power (Nasdaq: BLDP) were filled with good cheer.President George W. ...
  97. Will History Repeat This 45% Gain In 4 Months?

    February 14, 2014
    I haven't been this excited about a "guru" trade in a while...Last week, my system identified an opportunity ...
  98. Get A Best-In-Class Dividend And 30% Upside From This Pharma ...

    February 14, 2014
    With medicine being the huge industry it is, pharma companies bring in billions of dollars with blockbuster drugs -- and ...
  99. What's Driving the Sentiment Shift? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 14, 2014
    Investors seem to have decided to blame weather for the recent run of soft economic data.
  100. These Companies Are Taking Aim At The Nation's #1 Killer -- Here's ...

    February 14, 2014
    In hundreds of biomedical labs across the country, researchers have been working to develop treatments for a wide range of ...
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