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  1. 4 Defensive Stocks To Defend Against A Downturn

    May 25, 2011
    Large, defensive stocks pose minimal risk for the upside potential.
  2. Teva And Cephalon Solve Each Other's Problems

    May 4, 2011
    Teva's acquisition of Cephalon is a logical deal that solves problems for each company.
  3. Hologic Holding The Line

    May 4, 2011
    Hologic lacks exciting growth, but the technology is in place for better growth in the future.
  4. Despite The Noise, Abbott Still A Value

    April 25, 2011
    Abbott has made some curious moves of late, but the value is still there.
  5. Can St. Jude Live Up To Newfound Expectations?

    April 25, 2011
    St. Jude faces something it has rarely seen in the past - high expectations.
  6. 5 Low Risk Stocks On The S&P

    April 12, 2011
    Check out five low-beta stocks that can help you to diversify your portfolio.
  7. Bet On Rising Energy With Russia

    April 12, 2011
    With energy prices continuing to rise, this BRIC nation could be a good bet for the remainder of the year.
  8. The Market's Most Overestimated Stocks

    April 1, 2011
    The market loves a good story stock, but sometimes, the math behind the story doesn't paint a very pretty picture.
  9. VimpelCom Looking To Join The Big Leagues

    March 30, 2011
    VimpelCom is moving aggressively to build a global network of emerging markets.
  10. Coal Stocks With Clean Energy Potential

    March 28, 2011
    Despite what you may hear or read about coal, its use in the U.S. isn't going away anytime soon.
  11. 3 Low P/E Stocks

    March 28, 2011
    A low P/E ratio is a great starting point for inquisitive investors.
  12. 4 Reasons To Own Liberty Global

    March 24, 2011
    John Malone is taking cable global and Germany is one of his big plays.
  13. Quest Diagnostics Opens Its Wallet One More Time

    March 22, 2011
    Quest shows once again that it is willing to pay for what may become valuable testing technology.
  14. 4 Reasons To Love The PowerShares International Dividend Achievers ...

    March 14, 2011
    If you are searching for large cap stocks, think big with a global ETF.
  15. DexCom Shows Diabetes Still A Growth Industry

    March 9, 2011
    DexCom shows that, although times are tough, people will still adopt better technology.
  16. Medtronic's Midlife Crisis

    February 24, 2011
    Medtronic lacks growth, but quality is still in place.
  17. Danaher Hopes To Revive Beckman Coulter

    February 9, 2011
    Learn more about Danaher's expensive, albeit strategic, bid for a leading diagnostics franchise.
  18. Morgan Stanley Steers Through Bank Headwinds

    January 26, 2011
    Morgan Stanley had a good quarter and a strong year, though some on the Street question whether it will be able to keep up ...
  19. U.K. A Value Bet Amid Euro Debt Crisis

    January 20, 2011
    The ongoing financial crisis in the European Union has made the United Kingdom a promising prospect for value investors. ...
  20. Will Aussie Flooding Rain On China's Parade?

    January 7, 2011
    Flooding in Queensland has shaken up the market for a critical steel component.
  21. A Royal Present For Martek Shareholders

    December 23, 2010
    DSM furthers its transition to a food and health-focused chemical company.
  22. Big Dividends In Large Caps

    December 17, 2010
    These five stocks pay good dividends and can help balance an otherwise unstable portfolio.
  23. FDA's Bizarro World - Orexigen Gets Panel Approval!

    December 8, 2010
    In a surprise decision, an FDA panel votes to approve Contrave, Orexigen's new obesity drug.
  24. More M&A In Met Mining?

    December 7, 2010
    Met coal is a hot area now; maybe too hot for most investors to start new positions.
  25. 6 Stocks Poised To Pop

    November 30, 2010
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered oversold territory because these could be candidates for a short-term ...
  26. A Closer Look At China Biotics

    November 22, 2010
    Like any Chinese company, China Biotics needs to be analyzed mercilessly before investors take action in the market.
  27. Caterpillar Now A Miner Major

    November 17, 2010
    Caterpillar makes a multi-billion dollar bet on the growth of mining.
  28. Bullish On The Russian Bear

    November 8, 2010
    With the turmoil in America and the volatile Dow, we examine some Russian stocks with solid fundamentals.
  29. Looking Beyond TIPS For Inflation Protection

    November 1, 2010
    The recent negative TIPS yield sold at auction proves how serious the inflation fears are. However, there are plenty of other ...
  30. Abbott Labs Showing Meaningful Growth

    October 21, 2010
    Abbott might just be the best healthcare stock today.
  31. India's Outsourcing Star Still Shines

    October 19, 2010
    The tech spending rebound is helping Infoysys boost its outlook.
  32. Baytex Energy Trust Moves Away From Heavy Oil

    October 1, 2010
    Baytex Energy Trust is converting from an income trust to a dividend paying exploration and production company in 2011.
  33. Penn West Energy Trust Gears Up For Future Growth

    September 30, 2010
    Penn West Energy is converting from a trust to a corporate form of ownership in early 2011, and is investing more capital ...
  34. Banks To Bank On For Next Year

    September 21, 2010
    These four financial stocks are a mixed bag, but some value can be found in their 2010 performance.
  35. 4 Companies That Should Have Sold Out

    September 9, 2010
    When company management gets unreasonably stubborn and refuses a merger or buyout, shareholders often pay the price.
  36. Making Money On The Treasury Bubble

    September 6, 2010
    The U.S. Treasury bubble is about to burst, and you need to prepare.
  37. Increase Your Income With Commodities

    September 2, 2010
    When investors add a commodities component to a portfolio, they generally do so for capital gains exposure.
  38. Revealing Four Companies' Earnings Quality

    August 17, 2010
    How to perform a quick quality test to ascertain a company's earnings quality.
  39. Big Pharma's Big Problem

    August 16, 2010
    Big Pharma's best patents are expiring, but it may be able to reinvent itself through acquisitions.
  40. Looking At The Long Bonds

    August 16, 2010
    Over the longer term, inflation in store for investors. But in the short run, the United States could be in for a bout of ...
  41. Canadian Royalty Trusts Offer Relative Safety And High Income

    August 13, 2010
    Generous dividend yields should limit the downside for this group.
  42. Novartis On The Right Track

    July 19, 2010
    With recent sales increases and a solid pipeline, Novartis deserves a spot on the watchlist of anybody looking at Big Pharma. ...
  43. Stocks To Guard Your Portfolio

    July 1, 2010
    Finding the right stock to reduce volatility is not as exciting, but it is essential to building a lasting portfolio and ...
  44. Fair Value Proposal For Loans

    June 29, 2010
    The Financial Accounting Standards Board has proposed changes to accounting rules that would require banks to value loans ...
  45. Can Investors Fatten Up On Weight Loss?

    June 22, 2010
    Obesity is described as a multi-billion dollar crisis in North America, but how can investors profit from the solutions? ...
  46. High Dividends In Consumer Non-Cyclicals

    May 24, 2010
    Here are five stocks with dividend yields over 5% with a solid company behind them.
  47. 5 Reasons To Invest In iRobot

    May 21, 2010
    Those who hate vacuuming will love iRobot. The maker of the Roomba keeps beating analyst estimates.
  48. Great Dividend Payers In Medical Technology

    May 21, 2010
    Dividend-paying stocks are not common in medical technology, but these four proven winners deliver the goods.
  49. Momentum Rules

    May 4, 2010
    Momentum off the bottom back in March 2009 has moved and will continue to move the market higher.
  50. Becton Dickinson More Interesting Than You Think

    May 3, 2010
    Becton Dickinson is often dismissed as "boring" but a diversified cash-generating business with real growth shouldn't be. ...
  51. Sin Stocks: The Natural Choice

    April 28, 2010
    Human nature compels people to undertake risky behavior, and it seems to have created a value opportunity with Vector Group. ...
  52. The Shape Of Dry Bulk Shipping

    April 19, 2010
    With the global economy recovering, is it time to set sail with shipping companies?
  53. Pharmaceutical Profits That Aren't For The Dogs

    March 15, 2010
    Merck and Sanofi-Aventis recently combined their animal health businesses, lending further evidence to the notion that this ...
  54. Self-Serve Kiosks: The Payoff Is Huge

    February 3, 2010
    Big things are happening in self-serve. Here's what investors can do to benefit.
  55. Coal's 2009 Problems To Linger In 2010

    December 31, 2009
    Investors should expect a continued supply/demand problem from coal through 2010.
  56. Bigger Isn't Always Better With Regional Banks

    December 10, 2009
    A look at two New England regional banks.
  57. Value Investing In The Banking Sector

    November 24, 2009
    Some healthy banks are using the distressed environment in the banking sector to buy into coveted markets at cheap prices. ...
  58. Picking Apart A Dividend ETF For The Best Dividend Payers

    November 20, 2009
    A look at an international dividend ETF and some of its constituents.
  59. A Dream ADR Portfolio

    October 21, 2009
    Here are five overseas plays to help your portfolio make better use of your time.
  60. Strong Community Banks For Your Buck

    October 8, 2009
    Banc Funds Co. owns 188 stocks, most of them community and regional banks that look like good buys.
  61. American Greetings Q2 Earnings Pleasantly Surprising

    October 7, 2009
    American Greetings announced Q2 earnings September 24 and they were a stunning 566% better than analyst estimates.
  62. Time To Shift To Quality

    September 30, 2009
    These big-cap quality names appear value priced. But is this the right time to buy in?
  63. Coal-Burning Convertibles

    September 18, 2009
    For income investors who want to participate in coal’s potential upside.
  64. There's More To Earnings Than Earnings

    August 12, 2009
    The 'rest of the story' you didn't hear about earnings from Mobile Telesystems, Zhongpin, Clear Channel Outdoor, Priceline.com, ...
  65. The Canadian Dividend Hunt

    August 11, 2009
    For those who enjoy hunting dividends as much as they do moose and caribou.
  66. Time To Buy Coal Stocks?

    July 1, 2009
    Coal stocks have been beaten down this year and in the last month; does this present an investment opportunity?
  67. The TARP Big Boys Start The Payback

    May 13, 2009
    Tarp funds have been a controversial component of the government bailouot, but which banks actually want it.
  68. Sinful Returns With Philip Morris

    April 27, 2009
    Philip Morris International is looking promsing given the stability of its business and sinfully-healthy growth prospects. ...
  69. India's Outsourcers Losing Steam

    April 24, 2009
    Reduced business volumes and falling prices spell tough times for India's IT outsourcing companies.
  70. Double-Digit Dividends: Can They Continue?

    March 6, 2009
    There are still a few companies that investors can count on for high dividend yields.
  71. Medical Devices: Cure For Ailing Portfolios?

    February 27, 2009
    Find out how these medical device makers may resuscitate your ailing portfolio.
  72. Banks Still Lending Despite Conventional Wisdom

    February 26, 2009
    The conventional wisdom is that banks are contracting lending due to low capital and the recession, but the data so far do ...
  73. Invest In The Original S&P 500

    February 18, 2009
    An amazing number of the original companies in the S&P 500 index are still trading. I'll pick out some interesting choices ...
  74. ETFs By U.S. Electricity Generation Projections

    February 17, 2009
    The mix of generation sources may fluctuate, but the overall upward trend for energy-focused ETFs creates a compelling story ...
  75. John Bean Plants The Seed For Growth

    January 22, 2009
    The ever-increasing demand for convenience food is a golden egg for profit-hungry investors.
  76. Screening For Sin

    January 13, 2009
    Screening for sin stocks that are expecting positive earnings in '09 turns up some wicked picks.
  77. Dirty Money: Coal Master Limited Partnerships

    January 5, 2009
    Coal producers are trading for a fraction of their 52-week highs, revealing great opportunities for investors.
  78. What Would Graham Buy?

    October 17, 2008
    On the 75th anniversary of the release of Benjamin Graham's classic book "Security Analysis", we examine value plays from ...
  79. What Imclone Means To Eli Lilly

    October 7, 2008
    Eli Lilly expands its cancer offering with the acquisition of Imclone. Can the union boost Eli Lilly's floundering stock ...
  80. Deadliest Catch: Wall Street Edition

    October 3, 2008
    Alaskan crab fisherman may have to take a backseat to stock picker as the country's deadliest job this week. Nevertheless, ...
  81. Farmer Mac Steps In It, Again

    September 22, 2008
    The financial crisis is spreading to America's heartland. Learn how a truckload of toxic Lehman Brothers debt could hurt ...
  82. Five Dividend Darlings For July 24

    July 28, 2008
    Royalty income trusts can provide a much needed cash dividend to your portfolio. We focus on Permian Basin Royalty Trust ...
  83. Biotech ETFs Under The Microscope

    July 24, 2008
    Biotech ETFs have been immune to the falling stock market. We examine three top performing funds to find a surprising long-term ...
  84. Banks In Trouble? Don't Tell That To The Regionals

    July 22, 2008
    Surprise, Surprise. The national banks posted another round of brutal numbers. The sector's real strength lies in the smaller ...
  85. Who's Really Winning The Heart-Stent Race?

    May 14, 2008
    All the stent makers claim they're the sole industry leader. We help cut through the clutter.
  86. Abbott Labs Finally Turns Potential Into Profit

    April 17, 2008
    Solid numbers for the last two quarters could change Abbott Labs's reputation as an overvalued stock.
  87. Buyer Beware In Biotech ETFs

    August 27, 2007
    The biotech sector has been flat this year, and the five biotech ETFs have been hit and miss - mainly miss.
  88. Abbott Labs Healing Nicely (ABT)

    April 17, 2007
    ABT's Q4 earnings were a pleasant surprise. It's poised to surprise investors again when it releases earnings later this ...
  89. Bristol-Myers Hurt By Plavix, Saved By Demographics (BMY)

    November 16, 2006
    Despite BMY's recent struggles with its Plavix sales, favorable demographics make the stock a good investment to consider. ...
  90. Boston Scientific Shaken, But Not Stirred (BSX)

    November 8, 2006
    Boston Scientific looks poised for higher per share valuations in the future.
  91. Winners and Losers - September 11th - 15th (NSS, EMBT, MATK)

    September 15, 2006
    A look at the winners and losers for the week of September 11th.
  92. Semiconductors Show Strength but Watch the Valuations

    January 31, 2006
    Taking a peek inside the semiconductor industry.
  93. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...
  94. The Little Things That Matter

    October 26, 2005
    Everybody's talking about it but how exactly do you invest in nanotechnology? Let David Harper shed some light on the subject. ...
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