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  1. The 'Green Rush' Is Bringing Traders New And Old Into To The ...

    March 20, 2014
    Marijuana has seen an increase in cultural acceptance recently, as well as grabbing the attention of medical professionals ...
  2. A Stock With 50 Straight Years Of Dividend Hikes

    March 20, 2014
    One thing is for sure: People need to eat. #-ad_banner-#The best way to get a feel for the space is to look at the shelves ...
  3. S4 NetQuest Looks To Advance eLearning Further

    March 20, 2014
    President and Co-Founder of S4 NetQuest Dr. Jim Guilkey knows the pros and cons of Massive Open Online Courses, as well as ...
  4. The Real Secret To Microsoft's Success

    March 20, 2014
    Microsoft is no longer in the raw experimentation stage common to young and growing companies. Rather, its main goal is to ...
  5. Why Asia's Troubles Matter To Your Portfolio

    March 20, 2014
    Thanks to the highly successful Marshall Plan, which helped many broken European economies get back on their feet after World ...
  6. Is the Fed Getting Hawkish? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 20, 2014
    The Fed didn't really move the goal post much, but the overall perception in the market is that the incremental change is ...
  7. This Luxury Stock Has 3 Powerful Tailwinds

    March 20, 2014
    The luxury goods category is a great market to be in. The likes of Michael Kors (NYSE: KORS), Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) ...
  8. This Stock/Option Combo Could Land A 45% Return

    March 20, 2014
    Prices for agriculture commodities such as corn, wheat and soy have been climbing sharply over the past several weeks. The ...
  9. Bear of the Day: Clean Harbors (CLH) - Bear of the Day

    March 20, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Clean Harbors (CLH) - Bear of the Day
  10. Bull of the Day: Federal Signal (FSS) - Bull of the Day

    March 20, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Federal Signal (FSS) - Bull of the Day
  11. This Oil Stock Tripled In 7 Months... It Could Happen Here Next

    March 19, 2014
    Wall Street can be a strange place. People often imagine "the Street" as a Mecca of stock analysis and investment ...
  12. Forget Dreamworks -- Here's The Entertainment Stock To Own

    March 19, 2014
    Exactly 20 years ago, a trio of Hollywood moguls (Spielberg, Katzenberg and Geffen) realized that by combining their considerable ...
  13. Get 25% Upside From One Of The Most Admired Companies On The ...

    March 19, 2014
    People love lists and rankings. Everything from school districts and neighborhoods to athletes and musicians get ranked on ...
  14. Americans Are Borrowing More To Buy Cars - But Should They Be?

    March 19, 2014
    As the economy slowly heals, credit has become easier to obtain and interest rates have gone down. But does that mean it's ...
  15. 4 Keys To Spotting Triple-Digit Gainers... Before They Take Off

    March 19, 2014
    Mark Twain understood the mind of an investor. The world-renowned author once proclaimed: "A dollar picked up in the ...
  16. This 'Bargain' Oil Giant Offers 75%-Plus Upside

    March 19, 2014
    Last summer, I wrote about an odd disconnect between rising oil prices and a strong U.S. dollar. Since then, that disconnect ...
  17. Taper Is No Longer the Issue - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 19, 2014
    The only major question is whether the FOMC will change the unemployment threshold for its forward guidance.
  18. Get A 4.8% Yield From The Best REIT You've Never Heard Of

    March 19, 2014
    The real estate investment trust (REIT) is one of more misunderstood asset classes. #-ad_banner-#There's an undue amount ...
  19. 3 Ways To Profit From The Inevitable Sell-Off

    March 19, 2014
    As you may have noticed, the stock market has sent investors on quite a ride already this year. #-ad_banner-#The market ...
  20. Business Services Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 19, 2014
    Business Services Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  21. Bull of the Day: AK Steel (AKS) - Bull of the Day

    March 19, 2014
    Bull of the Day: AK Steel (AKS) - Bull of the Day
  22. Bear of the Day: Chef's Warehouse (CHEF) - Bear of the Day

    March 19, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Chef's Warehouse (CHEF) - Bear of the Day
  23. How The Forex "Fix" May Be Rigged

    March 18, 2014
    When it comes to forex, some types of "fixes" are legal. But some really aren't.
  24. Look To Tech For Big Dividend Potential

    March 18, 2014
    Historically, the technology sector hasn’t been known for its dividend prowess. However, that is rapidly changing. For investors, ...
  25. Your 2-Step Guide To Spin-Off Investing -- And 3 Picks To Get ...

    March 18, 2014
    We've come a long way from the era of conglomerates. Decades ago, management teams figured that if they can run one business ...
  26. Using the Coppock Curve to Generate Stock Trade Signals

    March 18, 2014
    How the Coppock Curve momentum indicator can help you isolate buying opportunities and exit points in the stock market.
  27. How To Buy Your Favorite Stock At A Steep Discount

    March 18, 2014
    Imagine buying AT&T (NYSE: T) for $25 a share, Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) at $16 or Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) for $20. And ...
  28. The Most Shareholder-Friendly Company On Earth

    March 18, 2014
    It's one of the most controversial stocks we cover... And any time we mention it, you can be sure we'll get a couple ...
  29. Is This Trendy Stock About To Burn Investors Again?

    March 18, 2014
    There's an old investing maxim that you can never fool the same group of shareholders twice. Once burned, they simply ...
  30. On Putin, Housing and the Fed - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 18, 2014
    Global markets were surprisingly reassured by Putin's comments that Russia favored the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
  31. Why This Hot Cloud Stock Is Ripe For A Sell-Off

    March 18, 2014
    It would be great if investing was more science than art, but unfortunately the reverse is probably true. #-ad_banner-#In ...
  32. Warning: Sell This Hot 'Cloud' Stock Now

    March 18, 2014
    It would be great if investing was more science than art, but unfortunately the reverse is probably true. #-ad_banner-#In ...
  33. Is Belfort's "Wolf" The Real Wall Street?

    March 18, 2014
    Those sex-obsessed, drug-taking thugs who ripped off investors in Martin Scorcese's all-time biggest-grossing film, "The ...
  34. Get An 18.8% 'Yield' -- From A Sub-1% Yielder?

    March 18, 2014
    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (Nasdaq: GT) is one of the world's leading tire companies. It is the #1 tire manufacturer ...
  35. Bear of the Day: International Paper (IP) - Bear of the Day

    March 18, 2014
    Bear of the Day: International Paper (IP) - Bear of the Day
  36. Bull of the Day: Wesco Aircraft Holdings (WAIR) - Bull of the ...

    March 18, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Wesco Aircraft Holdings (WAIR) - Bull of the Day
  37. Executive Exhaustion Fuels Opportunity For Investors

    March 17, 2014
    Rod Steiger, President and CEO of Wayne Savings Bank in Wooster, Ohio, announced that he will be retiring at the end of the ...
  38. Why Cable Companies Should Fear The Worst

    March 17, 2014
    The recent price wars initiated by T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) are causing all kinds of headaches for the wireless service providers. ...
  39. Why You Should Avoid These Stocks At All Costs

    March 17, 2014
    The recent price wars initiated by T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) are causing all kinds of headaches for the wireless service providers. ...
  40. Why Airlines Aren't Profitable

    March 17, 2014
    Bankruptcies have become a way of life for the older carriers in the U.S. aviation industry, every major one having to reorganize ...
  41. Dow Theory Still Flashing A Warning Signal

    March 17, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices closed lower for the week of March 10, basically giving back all of the previous week's ...
  42. These Income 'Heists' Are Creating Life-Changing Returns

    March 17, 2014
    Recently, we told you a story about a select group of traders who have effectively "stolen" thousands of dollars ...
  43. The 3 Best Values In Financial Stocks

    March 17, 2014
    It's easy to overlook things... especially if you're not really looking for them. It's the approach most investors ...
  44. Green Arrows Mean More than St Paddy's - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 17, 2014
    The green arrows in the pre-market may be reflective of more than just Celtic solidarity.
  45. This Hedge Fund Guru Is Buying Homebuilders -- Should You?

    March 17, 2014
    Few hedge fund managers can lay claim to keeping their doors open for over 20 years. Even fewer have grown to manage billions ...
  46. The Easiest Way To Profit From The 'Options Boom'

    March 17, 2014
    One of the few certainties in the market is that investors will always search for new ways to profit. And there is one strategy ...
  47. Barron's Recap: Detroit Will Rise Again

    March 16, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: how to fix Detroit, an ETF special report, the annual ranking of online brokers, as ...
  48. Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    March 14, 2014
    Despite struggling to turn a consistent profit, Amazon continues to be a favourite among investors and consumers. Why are ...
  49. Alphatrends Founder Brian Shannon On His Clever 65-Minute Candle ...

    March 14, 2014
    Alphatrends founder Brian Shannon has a clever strategy for using candles. Instead of drilling down to a time frame of ...
  50. Should Investors Brace For Another Dot-Com Bubble?

    March 14, 2014
    In recent days, the financial press has been filled with stories regarding the fifth anniversary of the current bull market. ...
  51. Buy This World-Class Stock On The Pullback For 20%-Plus Upside

    March 14, 2014
    Nobody likes getting old. Yet it is one of life's few inevitables. However, there are a handful of companies that allow ...
  52. This Well-Known Company Could Pay A 40% Dividend Yield

    March 14, 2014
    Just a few years ago, a select group of companies started doing something extraordinary... They created a "Dividend ...
  53. If There's A Bubble, It's In These Stocks

    March 14, 2014
    Bull market critics have long said stocks are soaring mainly because of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program known ...
  54. Will the Uncertainty Last? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 14, 2014
    Ukraine is likely a temporary worry, but the economic questions may have more staying power.
  55. The 3 Best New ETFs Of 2014

    March 14, 2014
    In each of the past few years, investors have had to pore through roughly 150 new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) annually in ...
  56. Why Unemployment Rates Matter To Your Retirement

    March 14, 2014
    Undoubtedly, unemployment is important for retirees and soon-to-be retirees. Also important is understanding the inflation ...
  57. Copper Is Getting Crushed -- Here's How To Profit

    March 14, 2014
    The price of copper is under assault. The iPath DJ-UBS Copper TR Sub-Idx ETN (NYSE: JJC) is down more than 13% this year, ...
  58. Bear of the Day: Alliance Fiber Optics (AFOP) - Bear of the Day

    March 14, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Alliance Fiber Optics (AFOP) - Bear of the Day
  59. Bull of the Day: Enzymotec (ENZY) - Bull of the Day

    March 14, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Enzymotec (ENZY) - Bull of the Day
  60. Mini Options: A Useful Tool For Trading High-Priced Securities

    March 13, 2014
    Mini options are option contracts wherein the underlying security is 10 shares of a stock or exchange-traded fund (ETF). ...
  61. Forget Google -- This Is The Best Stock For The Internet's Next ...

    March 13, 2014
    You have to have some sympathy for the executives at San Jose, Calif.-based Echelon Corp. (Nasdaq: ELON). They've been ...
  62. What Is A Pyramid Scheme?

    March 13, 2014
    The FTC announced it had opened an official investigation of Herbalife, which has been accused of running a pyramid scheme. ...
  63. Profit From This 'NSA-Proof' Tech Stock

    March 13, 2014
    The cloud computing market is expected to grow 23.5% a year over the next four years, five times faster than the entire rest ...
  64. Revealed: The Secret Wealth Investment That Yields Up To 15.8%

    March 13, 2014
    It's an idea that the richest and most powerful people in the business world almost never say out loud. But takeover ...
  65. 4 Health Care Stocks With More Than 100% Upside

    March 13, 2014
    In a bull market that has propped up a wide range of sectors and industries, few have benefited as much as biotech stocks. ...
  66. Market Willing to Wait, for Now - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 13, 2014
    The market appears to be fairly accommodating at this stage, but may not be as patient if the trend doesn???t improve going ...
  67. What A 'Hedge Fund Swarm' Is Signaling About This Stock

    March 13, 2014
    Led by some of the smartest people on earth, the hedge fund industry wields market-moving power. The industry's assets ...
  68. Why Hedge Funds Are Targeting This Small-Cap Stock

    March 13, 2014
    Led by some of the smartest people on earth, the hedge fund industry wields market-moving power. The industry's assets ...
  69. Bull of the Day: E Trade Financial (ETFC) - Bull of the Day

    March 13, 2014
    Bull of the Day: E Trade Financial (ETFC) - Bull of the Day
  70. Bear of the Day: Perry Ellis (PERY) - Bear of the Day

    March 13, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Perry Ellis (PERY) - Bear of the Day
  71. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  72. Playing The Growth In Natural Gas Powered Vehicles

    March 12, 2014
    Natural gas vehicles are taking off in a big way. Fleet sales and heavy duty truck demand is growing and analysts predict ...
  73. 84 Million Reasons To Buy This REIT

    March 12, 2014
    Rising rates have investors spooked from buying real estate investment trusts (REITS), with $384 million of outflows in U.S. ...
  74. After A 900% Run, It's Time To Short This Stock

    March 12, 2014
    From late December to mid-January, airline stocks made another move higher, thanks to expectations of another banner year ...
  75. Claim Your Share Of The $1.9 Trillon 'Dividend Vault'

    March 12, 2014
    Right now corporate America has a huge problem on its hands.I'm not talking about another banking crisis, real estate ...
  76. Wal-Mart Vs. Amazon: Which Should You Buy?

    March 12, 2014
    Toiling in the shadows of Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and many other tech stars in California's Silicon ...
  77. Some Weakness Overseas - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 12, 2014
    With not much happening on the domestic front, markets are responding to weaker global economic growth.
  78. 3 Steps For Finding The Best Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever

    March 12, 2014
    There is no question that one of the safest and surest ways to build long-term wealth in the stock market is through dividend ...
  79. This Global Casino Stock Could Have 65% Upside

    March 12, 2014
    Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS), a leading developer and operator of gaming resorts in the U.S. and Asia, has the combination ...
  80. Bull of the Day: Lannett (LCI) - Bull of the Day

    March 12, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Lannett (LCI) - Bull of the Day
  81. Bear of the Day: SodaStream (SODA) - Bear of the Day

    March 12, 2014
    Bear of the Day: SodaStream (SODA) - Bear of the Day
  82. Follow the Private Equity Money, Into The Energy Sector

    March 11, 2014
    One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to ...
  83. How To Follow The Private Equity Money Into The Energy Sector

    March 11, 2014
    One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to ...
  84. 3 Absolute Must-Own Dividend Aristocrats

    March 11, 2014
    For investors that count on dividend payments to cover their living expenses, the prospect of a dividend cut can create real ...
  85. Investors Pulling The 'Plug' On Fuel Cell Manufacturer

    March 11, 2014
    It's fine and dandy to be long momentum stocks when they are on their parabolic moves higher. However, once the tide ...
  86. Profit From A Unique Setup In This 'Hated' Industry

    March 11, 2014
    Big Tobacco is among the most hated and controversial industries on earth.It has been vilified as the leading cause of cancer, ...
  87. How To Legally 'Steal' Thousands Of Dollars From Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    Let's be frank for a minute. After the pain and suffering caused by the global financial crisis, not to mention the losses ...
  88. Chart Says This Stock Is Gearing Up For A Breakout

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  89. Chart Says This Stock Is About To Break Out

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  90. Why the Loss of Momentum? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    It is the lack of data, and not anything else, that is making it difficult to sustain recent momentum.
  91. Don't Make A Classic Mistake With This Well-Known Stock

    March 11, 2014
    Throughout the 1990s shares of Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) exploded higher year after year. Investors ...
  92. This Sector Looks Like It's About to Make a Double-Digit Run

    March 11, 2014
    There's no doubt about it, so far in 2014, the market has been more than a little turbulent. Stocks in most of the major ...
  93. All Signs Point To A Big Rally In This Sector

    March 11, 2014
    There's no doubt about it, so far in 2014, the market has been more than a little turbulent. Stocks in most of the major ...
  94. #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, March 11: BOJ Continues With Stimulus ...

    March 11, 2014
    The Bank of Japan elected to continue with its massive monetary stimulus at Tuesday’s policy meeting, nothing that the region’s ...
  95. Bear of the Day: Blue Nile (NILE) - Bear of the Day

    March 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Blue Nile (NILE) - Bear of the Day
  96. Bull of the Day: Huntington Ingalls (HII) - Bull of the Day

    March 11, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Huntington Ingalls (HII) - Bull of the Day
  97. Health Insurance Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 11, 2014
    Health Insurance Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  98. Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    March 10, 2014
    Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  99. Ways To Indirectly Invest In Tesla’s Momentum

    March 10, 2014
    Electric vehicle maker Tesla has been one of the best performing stocks of the last few years. However, some investors may ...
  100. From Mrs. Watanabe To Abenomics: The Yen's Wild Ride

    March 10, 2014
    Relatively recent upstarts like the euro and the yuan may hog the currency headlines these days, but for sheer drama and ...
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