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  1. Do Massive Buybacks Spur Major Upside?

    December 16, 2014
    Judging by the numbers, buyback plans remain extremely popular. In the S&P 500, 374 companies, or 75% of the index, bought ...
  2. The Best Ways To Profit From Bankruptcies

    December 9, 2013
    With the U.S. economy a half-decade removed from its last recession, there are relatively few bankruptcies these days. But ...
  3. Is The TV Industry In For A Major Change?

    December 7, 2012
    Younger consumers are abandoning traditional TV in favor of new video mediums.
  4. Could The iPhone 5 Boost GDP?

    November 1, 2012
    Even though the iPhone 5 failed to meet analysts' sales expectations, it will likely have a positive influence on the U.S. ...
  5. Is Apple A Buy Based On Its Earnings?

    October 26, 2012
    The big question is whether Apple's current earnings "miss" is just transitional or something more serious.
  6. The Long-Tail Value Of Supreme Brands

    September 25, 2012
    Brand value can make old products into incredible winners.
  7. Sectors With Good Returns In A Volatile Market

    September 8, 2012
    Tabacco, restaurants and discount stores are just a few of the sectors that are performing well in a volatile market.
  8. Gildan CEO Puts Money Where Mouth Is

    September 5, 2012
    Gildan announced August 29 that CEO Glenn Chamandy was initiating a 10b6-1 plan to sell 2.75 million shares over the next ...
  9. Dell Jumps On Dividend Train

    June 20, 2012
    Perhaps in a few years, tech stocks will be known as some of the highest dividend payers in the market.
  10. Dull Companies With Exciting Cash Flows

    March 15, 2012
    Solid cash flow producing companies tend to have solid performing share prices over the course of time.
  11. Prospects In Strategic Metals

    March 18, 2011
    Fears that the tsunami will eradicate demand in Japan have created a long term opportunity for investors in rare earth metals. ...
  12. 3 Stocks With Strong Insider Buying

    November 26, 2010
    There's nothing like broad-based, insider buying to signal confidence in a company's shares.
  13. 4 Stocks Surging Despite The Sell-Off

    November 19, 2010
    When the going gets tough for the overall market, the toughest stocks get going. Here are four names resisting the recent ...
  14. Smartphone Revolution: There's An ETF For That

    November 4, 2010
    As these devices continue to become the standard choice with regards mobile phones, companies all along the value chain will ...
  15. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust IPO: Building Something Solid

    June 30, 2010
    Pebblebrook Hotel Trust looks to be one of those rare IPOs worth investing in.
  16. Four S&P Stocks Under An 8 P/E Ratio

    April 2, 2010
    Forget about capturing returns from last year's stock prices. Yet even today, quality blue chip-like names offer decent valuations ...
  17. Continue Making Money From RFID

    March 25, 2010
    RFID technology seems to be the future for many businesses, but is now the best time to buy into this innovative advancement? ...
  18. What's New In Blank Checks

    September 25, 2009
    Special purpose corporation NRDC Acquisition is looking to convert from blank check to REIT, buying distressed retail properties. ...
  19. Biotechnology Industry Hits On The Capital Markets

    August 12, 2009
    The Biotechnology industry is starting to raise capital again as the markets loosen up, and investors remain attracted to ...
  20. Is Made In America Good Business?

    June 24, 2009
    New Balance is highlighting that its shoes are made in America. Does going local make good business sense?
  21. Nothing Special About SPACs

    April 27, 2009
    Not even an awakening IPO market can help blank-check companies.
  22. Make Money From RFID

    April 2, 2009
    Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a new technology that will save retailers a fortune. We take a look at the manufacturers ...
  23. Should You Endorse A Blank-Check Company?

    April 9, 2008
    Blank-check companies are the saviors of the IPO markets. They're great for the founding shareholders, but do they make sense ...
  24. The Generation That Doesn't Cook (EAT)

    April 9, 2007
    A taste of Brinker International (EAT) - parent of Chili’s, On the Border, Maggiano’s, and Macaroni Grill.
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