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  1. Can You Invest in China's Huawei?

    May 12, 2015
    Have you heard of giant Chinese telecom maker Huawei? Here's what you need to know.
  2. The Most Important Number for Gilead Shareholders

    May 12, 2015
    It's been nearly two weeks since biotech blue chip stock Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) reported its first-quarter earnings ...
  3. 5 Things ARM Holdings Wants You to Know

    May 12, 2015
    ARM Holdings (NASDAQ: ARMH), the company that designs and licenses chips based on the ARM architecture, reported its first-quarter ...
  4. 5 Things PotashCorp Wants You to Know

    May 12, 2015
    For a couple of years now, fertilizer giant PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) has struggled to recover from the plunge in potash prices ...
  5. The Future Of Retail Will Be Won Or Lost In 'Digical'

    May 12, 2015
    Disrupt to survive. That was one of the shared underlying themes at the 2015 Global Retailing Conference at University of ...
  6. FireEye Earnings: Balancing Demand and Capability

    May 12, 2015
    Cybersecurity solutions provider FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) is a small player attempting to procure market share in a very sizable ...
  7. 7 Things Johnson & Johnson Wants You to Know

    May 12, 2015
    Last month, healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) reported its first-quarter earnings results, essentially ...
  8. Don't Fret Over Sierra Wireless' "Weak" Guidance

    May 12, 2015
    When Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) reported first-quarter results late last week, the stock initially jumped almost 5% ...
  9. Inovio Earnings: 3 Key Takeaways You Missed

    May 12, 2015
    On Monday, May 11, Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INO) reported its first-quarter earnings results before the markets opened. ...
  10. Earnings Preview: J.C. Penney

    May 12, 2015
    Shares of J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) headed higher in recent days in anticipation of the company's first-quarter earnings release. ...
  11. 3 Things to Know About Fifth Street's Earnings

    May 12, 2015
    Before the bell on Monday, Fifth Street Finance (NASDAQ: FSC) reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter. Here's what ...
  12. DISH Earnings: Revenue Climbs as Subscribers Fall

    May 12, 2015
    It's not just cable subscribers cutting the cord these days. Satellite television giant DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) is also ...
  13. Is Amazon Overvalued? Compare Price-To-Sales Ratios

    May 12, 2015
    The price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is the most common and easiest valuation metric to calculate. But what happens when earnings ...
  14. Plug Power Charges Up Despite Challenging Results

    May 12, 2015
    Fuel-cell specialist Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) has struggled over the past year, with investors nervous about whether the ...
  15. The Top U.S. Regulated Stock Brokers

    May 12, 2015
    To operate in the United States, stock brokers must comply with SEC regulations that protect investors. Here is a look at ...
  16. Should You Buy Marijuana Stock?

    May 12, 2015
    The legalization of marijuana has created a new investment niche: pot stocks.
  17. Do's & Don'ts Of Digital Marketing

    May 12, 2015
    Digital marketing is not as scary or as complex as it is often made out to be, but there are certain best practices that ...
  18. Baidu Vs. Google: How Are They Different?

    May 11, 2015
    Both Baidu and Google are known internet giants controlling significant online search business in their respective markets.
  19. 5 Things Amgen's Management Wants You to Know

    May 11, 2015
    With its share price already having tripled over the trailing four-year period, Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) delivered more solid ...
  20. Cisco Earnings Preview: Building Momentum

    May 11, 2015
    Networking giant Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings after market close on May ...
  21. 2 Things American Capital Wants You to Know

    May 11, 2015
    With seconds left on the shot clock in its plan to spin off some of its assets, American Capital (NASDAQ: ACAS) called a ...
  22. Is This Biogen's Next Billion-Dollar Blockbuster?

    May 11, 2015
    Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) recently announced that its next-generation multiple sclerosis drug Zinbryta has been submitted for ...
  23. NVIDIA Earnings: Slow PC Sales Create a Speed Bump

    May 11, 2015
    It turns out that graphics specialist NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) isn't immune to slumping PC sales after all. In February, NVIDIA ...
  24. A Look at Broadcom's Networking Business

    May 11, 2015
    Broadcom's (NASDAQ: BRCM) Michael Hurlston recently presented at the 2015 Baird Growth Stock Conference. During the conference ...
  25. Distinguish A Stock Price Correction With A Price Trend

    May 11, 2015
    We explain how you can use trend lines to help avoid market corrections.
  26. These Are the Most Oversold Stocks... Any Deals?

    May 11, 2015
    With RSI readings below 25 (in a long-term bull market) these are the most oversold stocks, and may actually present some ...
  27. 3 Key Takeaways From Halcon Resources' Earnings

    May 11, 2015
    Halcon Resources (NYSE: HK) recently reported first-quarter results. While those results included another quarterly loss, ...
  28. 7 Bankrupt Companies That Came Back

    May 11, 2015
    Bankruptcy is often the end of a company – until it isn't.
  29. The Long Game: Oil In 2020

    May 11, 2015
    In January, oil bottomed out at less than half its price in June. What caused the plunge, and how should long-term investors ...
  30. 5 Things Intel's Management Wants You to Know

    May 11, 2015
    Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) reported earnings last month, coming up short on revenue amid a challenging PC market. Other parts ...
  31. Cheniere Wants You to Focus on These 5 Key Points

    May 11, 2015
    Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT: LNG) doesn't do one thing that so many other companies do: quarterly earnings calls. That isn't ...
  32. Realty Income Finally Reaches This Major Milestone

    May 11, 2015
    Given that Realty Income (NYSE: O) has trademarked the name "The Monthly Dividend Company," it's only fitting that it was ...
  33. Coupling Cross-Verification With Trading Tricks

    May 10, 2015
    Cross-verification identifies the convergence of unrelated technical information at a narrow price level.
  34. 5 Things Costco Wants You to Know

    May 8, 2015
    A company's quarterly conference calls give investors a rare opportunity to peer into the minds of executives. By listening ...
  35. 5 Things Emerge Energy Thinks You Should Know

    May 8, 2015
    A lot of investors will point to Emerge Energy Services (NYSE: EMES) missing revenue and earnings expectations as a sign ...
  36. Better Buy: Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines?

    May 8, 2015
    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) are two titans of the airline industry and arguably the strongest ...
  37. 5 Things Enterprise's Management Wants You to Know

    May 8, 2015
    Last week, Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) reported first-quarter earnings. While the numbers looked good, but ...
  38. 3 Key Numbers From Medallion Financial's Earnings

    May 8, 2015
    Medallion Financial (NASDAQ: TAXI) reported earnings on April 29, but it waited more than a week to file its quarterly report ...
  39. 3 Important Charts From Annaly's Earnings

    May 8, 2015
    If there's any doubt about the headwinds confronting mortgage real estate investment trusts, then Annaly Capital Management's ...
  40. Reading Into Prospect Capital's Earnings Report

    May 8, 2015
    Business development company Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) reported earnings after the bell on Wednesday. ...
  41. Stratasys Earnings Preview: 3 Key Areas to Watch

    May 8, 2015
    Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) is set to report its first-quarter earnings on May 11 before the market opens. Unfortunately, investors ...
  42. Zynga Earnings: Restructuring and Risk

    May 8, 2015
    In Zynga's (NASDAQ: ZNGA) first-quarter 2015 earnings report on May 6, founder Mark Pincus, who returned to lead the online ...
  43. Galena Biopharma Earnings: NeuVax or Bust

    May 8, 2015
    Predominantly clinical-stage biopharmaceutical companies often get a pass come earnings time, but when remaining cash on ...
  44. Pfizer's 3 Most Important Numbers

    May 8, 2015
    Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is one of the largest and most profitable pharmaceutical companies in the world. Last year alone, it ...
  45. Is This a Reason to Buy Celgene for the Long Haul?

    May 8, 2015
    Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) recently reported intriguing results for luspatercept, a drug it's developing with Acceleron ...
  46. A Quick Guide To Healthcare ETFs

    May 8, 2015
    The healthcare industry offers a broad variety of sector ETFs but it’s difficult to avoid exposure to pharmaceuticals and ...
  47. Is Elon Musk's Hyperloop Economically Feasible?

    May 8, 2015
    In response to California’s proposed high speed rail, entrepreneur Elon Musk has conceptualized an inexpensive alternative ...
  48. Trend Tips For Every Type Of Trader

    May 8, 2015
    Profitable trading opportunities unfold with specific time requirements.
  49. 3 Takeaways From SandRidge Energy's Earnings

    May 8, 2015
    Mid-Continent-focused driller SandRidge Energy (NYSE: SD) recently reported its first-quarter results. While those results ...
  50. Should You Buy or Sell These Troubled Retailers?

    May 8, 2015
    Retail is in trouble, but the companies that survive could reward investors down the road.
  51. Feeling Risk-Averse? Consider These Investments

    May 8, 2015
    These investments offer risk-averse investors resiliency to bear markets while paying sustainable dividends or interest. ...
  52. Is it Wise to Diversify with Small-Caps?

    May 8, 2015
    Historically, it's always been a good idea to add small-caps to your portfolio. But doing so right now will require more ...
  53. Investing: How to Make Fast Money in Your 20s

    May 8, 2015
    In your 20s and want to maximize returns on your investments? Here's how. But be careful.
  54. 3 Key Takeaways From Energy Transfer's Earnings

    May 8, 2015
    This week, Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP) released its first-quarter earnings. Most knee-jerk reactions will look ...
  55. SodaStream Earnings: What Investors Need to Know

    May 8, 2015
    SodaStream (NASDAQ: SODA) shares have collapsed over the past year as its home beverage carbonation systems have proven ...
  56. 3 Takeaways From BreitBurn Energy's Earnings

    May 8, 2015
    As America's largest oil-weighted upstream MLP, BreitBurn Energy Partners (NASDAQ: BBEP) is being deeply affected by the ...
  57. 5 Things Philip Morris Wants You to Know

    May 8, 2015
    With the power of the well-known Marlboro brand behind it, Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) has become a player in ...
  58. Top 5 Biggest Mobile E-retailers

    May 8, 2015
    Online shopping has never been easier, thanks to the proliferation of mobile shopping apps.
  59. ChartAdvisor for May 8 2015

    May 8, 2015
    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  60. Trends And Growth In The Digital Advertising Industry

    May 8, 2015
    The rapidly expanding digital advertising industry is leading a shift towards content and demanding forced innovation.
  61. SolarCity Earnings Call - 2 Analysts With 2 Different Views

    May 7, 2015
    After the market close on May 5, SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced Q1 results, and discussed new metrics, including: ...
  62. Why Investment Bank IPO Valuations Go Wrong

    May 7, 2015
    The costly services of investment banks don’t necessarily guarantee accuracy in IPO pricing.
  63. Invest in India with These 2 ETFs

    May 7, 2015
    The growing middle class in India is one of the strongest macro-level themes found anywhere and should be a key driver of ...
  64. How To Trade Real Stocks For Free

    May 7, 2015
    Online brokerages have significantly lowered the cost to invest, and some new brokers are challenging the status quo even ...
  65. Should You Sidestep Social Media's Hottest ETF?

    May 7, 2015
    Social media is hot, but it may not be the right time to invest.
  66. How the Robo-Advisors Differ (& How They're Alike)

    May 7, 2015
    Not all robo-advisors are created equal, and each could be perfect for a specific body of investors. Here's a look at the ...
  67. 3 Things Linn Energy Wants Investors to Know

    May 7, 2015
    The past year has not been kind to Linn Energy (NASDAQ: LINE). Units have been thrashed by the market and are down just ...
  68. Where Will American Airlines Find Top-Line Growth?

    May 7, 2015
    When American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) announced first-quarter 2015 earnings last month, it set perhaps an uncomfortably ...
  69. EMC Earnings: 3 New Quotes From Management

    May 7, 2015
    After information technology service company EMC (NYSE: EMC) missed first-quarter analyst estimates for revenue and earnings ...
  70. 3 Things Arena's Management Wants You to Know

    May 7, 2015
    The battle for market share in the highly competitive obesity market is heating up, and there's likely to be significant ...
  71. GoPro: Growth on the Cheap

    May 7, 2015
    GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) reported first-quarter earnings late last month, and the results easily surpassed Wall Street expectations. ...
  72. The Economics Of Tesla Batteries

    May 7, 2015
    Last week, Tesla announced its own line of commercial and residential batteries, called the PowerWall series, proving once ...
  73. 3 Commodity Stocks Poised For A Move Higher

    May 7, 2015
    When it comes to the industrial metals industry, there are few companies that have the scope of operations as that of Vale ...
  74. Adjusting Price Charts To Secondary Offerings

    May 6, 2015
    Secondary offerings may require rapid readjustment of trading strategies.
  75. Europe's Oil Refineries Get A Second Chance

    May 6, 2015
    The European refining sector is benefiting from the drop in oil prices, but it may not last the year. Can high margins beat ...
  76. NVIDIA Earnings: 3 Things to Watch For

    May 6, 2015
    Graphics specialist NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) will report earnings for the first quarter of its 2016 fiscal year after the close ...
  77. How Internet-Connected Cars Work

    May 6, 2015
    With the rise of connected devices and wearable technology, even your car can connect to your digital life.
  78. Watch For These Chart Pattern Breakouts Right Now

    May 6, 2015
    These stocks are near chart pattern breakout points, indicating potential trend reversals ahead.
  79. SALT 2015: A Global Macroeconomic Forecast Hosted By Steve Forbes

    May 6, 2015
    This first panel for SALT 2015 consisted of moderator Steve Forbes with panelists Mohammed El-Erian, Robert Nardelli, George ...
  80. Orexigen Earnings Preview: 5 Things to Look For

    May 6, 2015
    Investors assumed that the market would rush to embrace drugs that could help reduce weight in obese patients. However, ...
  81. 3 Key Takeaways From Chesapeake Energy's Earnings

    May 6, 2015
    The nation's second-largest natural gas producer, Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK), reported its first-quarter results before ...
  82. Countries Most Affected By A Strong U.S. Dollar

    May 6, 2015
    The U.S. dollar is still the most important currency in the world. It's used for trade, foreign reserves, and as a substitute ...
  83. 5 Things The Container Store Wants You to Know

    May 6, 2015
    It's safe to say that The Container Store (NYSE: TCS) has seen better days. Since going public at the end of 2013, its shares ...
  84. Another Goliath Partners With Isis Pharmaceuticals

    May 6, 2015
    The anticoagulant warfarin has been doctors' go-to anticoagulant in heart disease and post operative patients for decades, ...
  85. 5 Things American Capital Agency Wants You to Know

    May 6, 2015
    It's been a rough ride for American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC) over the past few quarters, as an uncertain interest-rate ...
  86. 1 Analyst Weighs In On Simon Property Group's Activity, Earnings ...

    May 5, 2015
    Argus on Monday published a note updating global mall REIT Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE: SPG) after the company reported ...
  87. How Nasdaq Makes Money

    May 5, 2015
    NASDAQ provides a marketplace which offers money-making opportunities to investors. Investopedia explains how NASDAQ makes ...
  88. How The NYSE Makes Money

    May 5, 2015
    We examine how the New York Stock Exchange, the leading US stock exchange, makes money.
  89. Facebook's Expansion Into China

    May 5, 2015
    Expanding into China would greatly help Facebook's growth and revenues, but the barriers to entry may be too strong.
  90. Could An Antitrust Investigation Destroy Google?

    May 5, 2015
    The European Commission is investigating Google's practices to see if the company is not playing fair. Investors should watch ...
  91. Trending Swing Trades On the Verge of Triggering

    May 5, 2015
    These trades are close to their "trade triggers," so pay close attention to them this week.
  92. Gilead's Price Cuts Cause Hep C Scripts to Soar

    May 5, 2015
    Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) didn't make many friends last year when it priced its next-generation hepatitis C drugs, ...
  93. Why Netflix Content Is Different In Other Countries

    May 5, 2015
    In each country, Netflix offers different shows and movies, and your account will not work when moving between countries. ...
  94. Top Mortgage-Backed Securities ETFs

    May 5, 2015
    Investing in mortgage-backed securities has many advantages, but studying their history may make you wary.
  95. Top 10 Lead-Generation Tips for Financial Advisors

    May 5, 2015
    The top 10 strategies advisors can implement to generate leads, as well as the ones they should avoid.
  96. Young Investors: Should You Care About Dividends?

    May 5, 2015
    If you're a young investor, you may want to consider a non-traditional approach to investing.
  97. Are These Your Best ETF, ETN Bets for 2015?

    May 5, 2015
    These 10 ETFs and ETNs have been on fire, but will investors who don't proceed with caution get burned?
  98. Are Annaly's Best Days Behind It?

    May 5, 2015
    While shares of Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) are trading at a 52-week low of nearly $10 a share, this shouldn't ...
  99. How To Calculate Beta Of A Private Company

    May 5, 2015
    We explain two methods for calculating the beta of a private company.
  100. Realty Income Earnings: 4 Trends to Watch

    May 4, 2015
    Investors seeking a stable and rising dividend have long kept Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O) on their watch lists. ...
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