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  1. 5 South African Stocks To Consider For 2012

    5 South African Stocks To Consider For 2012

    April 27, 2012
    These South African stocks have been down over the last 52 weeks, which could be a buying opportunity of the newest member ...
  2. Seneca Foods: Why Vegetables Are Good For You

    Seneca Foods: Why Vegetables Are Good For You

    April 27, 2012
    Seneca is the largest processor of fruits and vegetables in the U.S. It's not a glamorous business, but it more than pays ...
  3. India Through ETFs

    India Through ETFs

    April 26, 2012
    Investing in India via an array of ETFs.
  4. Silicon Labs Still Searching For The Right Mix

    Silicon Labs Still Searching For The Right Mix

    April 26, 2012
    Although SLAB's current results aren't all that bad, the uncertainty about growth and margins is likely to weigh on the shares. ...
  5. Can Baby Say Tata?

    Can Baby Say Tata?

    April 26, 2012
    If you’re going to saddle a newborn with stock, at least give her one she can pronounce, writes MoneyShow.com senior editor ...
  6. Playing The West African Gold Rush

    Playing The West African Gold Rush

    April 26, 2012
    With gold supplies in traditional African mining regions starting to dwindle, West Africa is seeing more production. The ...
  7. 5 Easy Ways to Cash In on US Dividends

    5 Easy Ways to Cash In on US Dividends

    April 26, 2012
    If you’re outside the US looking in, there are important pros and cons to adding exchange traded funds from America to your ...
  8. Playing With Toy Stocks

    Playing With Toy Stocks

    April 26, 2012
    If you're looking to get into the toy industry, consider investing in Mattel and LeapFrog. Find out why.
  9. Get Paid to Wait for Rising Rates

    Get Paid to Wait for Rising Rates

    April 26, 2012
    As inflation pushes interest rates higher, floating-rate corporate bond funds will shine, says Bryan Perry, editor of Cash ...
  10. Modest But Predictable Growth At C.R. Bard

    Modest But Predictable Growth At C.R. Bard

    April 26, 2012
    C.R. Bard is posting modest operational growth but there is ample downside protection.
  11. 3 Stocks That Can Really Clean up

    3 Stocks That Can Really Clean up

    April 26, 2012
    Economic expansion in the US and globally means more output and more waste, and these three waste management stocks look ...
  12. DeVry Yet To Hit Bottom

    DeVry Yet To Hit Bottom

    April 26, 2012
    Industry trends remain difficult and Devry's stock will likely remain dead money until revenue trends stabilize.
  13. Better Latin American Buys Than Argentina (YPF, ARGT, EPU, GXG, ...

    Better Latin American Buys Than Argentina (YPF, ARGT, EPU, GXG, ...

    April 26, 2012
    Argentina’s recent decision to nationalize its oil interests is a troubling precedent for the nation. However, there are ...
  14. 7 Hot Retail Stocks To Rev Up Your Portfolio

    7 Hot Retail Stocks To Rev Up Your Portfolio

    April 26, 2012
    Benzinga highlights 7 names that met the criteria and could rev up investors' portfolios heading into the second half of ...
  15. Truly a World-Class Fund

    Truly a World-Class Fund

    April 26, 2012
    There’s no one place for growth any longer, so it pays to diversify across world markets and few funds do it better than ...
  16. ARM Holdings Looks Way Ahead Of Itself

    ARM Holdings Looks Way Ahead Of Itself

    April 26, 2012
    While ARM is likely to continue to be quite successful as a company, the inroads made by Intel might come at the cost of ...
  17. Time To Jump Back In The Pool

    Time To Jump Back In The Pool

    April 26, 2012
    The recession hit the distributor of pool supplies and equipment extremely hard. Now on its feet again, business looks ready ...
  18. Are Dow Stocks Better Than S&P Stocks?

    Are Dow Stocks Better Than S&P Stocks?

    April 26, 2012
    When it comes to the performances of the DJIA and S&P 500, what matters is the valuation of companies, and at the moment, ...
  19. Peru Relies On Metals And China

    Peru Relies On Metals And China

    April 26, 2012
    Peru has an impressive P/E ratio and its stock has been performing well lately, but the country's success largely depends ...
  20. Apple Hits Another Grand Slam

    Apple Hits Another Grand Slam

    April 26, 2012
    Thanks to record iPhone and iPad sales, Apple's first quarter results were again a smashing success. Apple's phenomenal quarter ...
  21. What You Need to Know About Facebook Delaying Its IPO

    What You Need to Know About Facebook Delaying Its IPO

    April 25, 2012
    Facebook is planning for one of the largest IPOs in tech history, but the actual event might be postponed due to a series ...
  22. Easy-to-Find Option Trades That Work

    Easy-to-Find Option Trades That Work

    April 25, 2012
    Positive-Delta option trades are highly appealing in today’s market conditions, writes Dan Passarelli, identifying important ...
  23. Beware Of The Facebook IPO

    Beware Of The Facebook IPO

    April 25, 2012
    Facebook's real wealth has already been made. There may be a little left, but it's likely a speculative bet.
  24. Xerox Investors Waiting for Growth

    Xerox Investors Waiting for Growth

    April 25, 2012
    Xerox needs more tangible signs of both sales and profit growth.
  25. Zions Bancorp - Ignore Today In Favor Of Tomorrow?

    Zions Bancorp - Ignore Today In Favor Of Tomorrow?

    April 25, 2012
    Zions is still struggling to get its business back on track, but the longer-term outlook is pretty solid.
  26. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    A Look at Commodity ETFs

    April 25, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  27. Can Riverbed Walk And Chew Gum?

    Can Riverbed Walk And Chew Gum?

    April 25, 2012
    Riverbed disappoints once again with a familiar excuse.
  28. Boston Pizza: A Canadian Success Story

    Boston Pizza: A Canadian Success Story

    April 25, 2012
    One of the best-performing small cap value funds in the U.S. owns Boston Pizza. Find out why the Canadian casual dining chain ...
  29. Not Your Grandma's Trailer Park

    Not Your Grandma's Trailer Park

    April 24, 2012
    For investors, the sleepy world of manufactured home real estate could be a hidden gem in the sector.
  30. LabCorp Fighting Industry Headwinds

    LabCorp Fighting Industry Headwinds

    April 24, 2012
    LabCorp is feeling pressures from large health insurers and the government, but the company remains firmly profitable and ...
  31. DuPont On The Upswing

    DuPont On The Upswing

    April 24, 2012
    Over the past three years, DuPont's sales are up less than 7% annually, but profits have jumped at a nearly 19% annual average ...
  32. Is GE's Size A Disadvantage?

    Is GE's Size A Disadvantage?

    April 24, 2012
    GE is reasonably valued on an earnings basis and possesses an above-average dividend yield of 3.5%. But it's difficult to ...
  33. Food Plays That Look Savory

    Food Plays That Look Savory

    April 24, 2012
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  34. Kimberly-Clark A Tower Of Stability

    Kimberly-Clark A Tower Of Stability

    April 24, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark's global operations remain sound, as does the steady and ample dividend payment.
  35. Hedge Funds Love These 11 Dividend Stocks With Low Price/Sale ...

    Hedge Funds Love These 11 Dividend Stocks With Low Price/Sale ...

    April 24, 2012
    Here are some stocks with price to sales ratios below 1.5.
  36. McDonald's Is Made For Investors

    McDonald's Is Made For Investors

    April 24, 2012
    McDonald's growth in recent years has been nothing short of stellar, and is expected to continue at a very steady and respectable ...
  37. Single Play E&P Operators

    Single Play E&P Operators

    April 24, 2012
    There are several E&P companies that are putting the majority of capital budgets into single oil and gas plays.
  38. Nestle Almost Never On Sale

    Nestle Almost Never On Sale

    April 24, 2012
    Nestle has a well-earned reputation for excellence and the Street has long been happy to pay a premium for that performance. ...
  39. Three Reasons To Own Virtus Investment Partners

    Three Reasons To Own Virtus Investment Partners

    April 24, 2012
    Virtus' stock has performed admirably since its spin-off from The Phoenix Companies in 2008. Despite the stellar performance, ...
  40. 3D Printing Set To Change The World

    3D Printing Set To Change The World

    April 23, 2012
    3D Systems and Stratasys Inc. are two growing companies in the promising world of 3D printing.
  41. OnShoring And The Industrial REIT Win

    OnShoring And The Industrial REIT Win

    April 23, 2012
    With manufacturing returning to U.S. shores, the industrial real estate sector could finally be turning a corner. Betting ...
  42. Pick Stocks Like Peter Lynch

    Pick Stocks Like Peter Lynch

    April 23, 2012
    By researching companies whose products and services you use on a daily basis and understanding their financial situation, ...
  43. Clouds Obscure The View On First Horizon

    Clouds Obscure The View On First Horizon

    April 23, 2012
    First Horizon's decisions on capital look a little strange relative to credit quality.
  44. Oasis Petroleum: A Small-Cap Bakken Play

    Oasis Petroleum: A Small-Cap Bakken Play

    April 23, 2012
    Oasis Petroleum is exposed almost entirely to the Bakken play in the Williston Basin and has set up a multi-year growth program ...
  45. 6 Increasingly Popular Growth Stocks

    6 Increasingly Popular Growth Stocks

    April 21, 2012
    The old saw “Don't fight the tape” is most true when dealing with growth stocks like the ones below, writes Timothy Lutts ...
  46. Credit Spread Only One Thing Can Spoil

    Credit Spread Only One Thing Can Spoil

    April 21, 2012
    This REIT has traded above moving average support for months, making this credit spread trade appealing, writes Karee Venema, ...
  47. Rising Prices Are A Big Win For Oil Services Sector

    Rising Prices Are A Big Win For Oil Services Sector

    April 20, 2012
    In response to rising prices, many E&P firms have doubled their capital spending programs in order to meet demand.
  48. Promising Medium-Term plays? Invest In Natural Gas And Water ...

    Promising Medium-Term plays? Invest In Natural Gas And Water ...

    April 20, 2012
    We screened the S&P 500 index for companies with high short floats and have seen a significant rise in shares shorted. ...
  49. Another Challenging Quarter At Steel Dynamics

    Another Challenging Quarter At Steel Dynamics

    April 20, 2012
    Steel Dynamics managed to deliver results that were on the high end of the lowered range. Prices look too low right now and ...
  50. Couche-Tard Heads East

    Couche-Tard Heads East

    April 20, 2012
    Alimentation Couche-Tard, the Canadian convenience store chain that tried to buy Casey's General Stores in 2010, announced ...
  51. VMware Priced For Near-Perfection, But Results Not Perfect

    VMware Priced For Near-Perfection, But Results Not Perfect

    April 20, 2012
    VMware's decelerating growth may worry momentum investors.
  52. Chipotle Just Keeps Getting Hotter

    Chipotle Just Keeps Getting Hotter

    April 20, 2012
    Chipotle's results continue to be the exception in the restaurant industry, but valuation has been inflated by excitement ...
  53. Is the Stock Market Still Vulnerable?

    Is the Stock Market Still Vulnerable?

    April 20, 2012
    The stock rally over the past week has relieved some investor fears, but deterioration in the market internals suggest that ...
  54. Seagate - How Much, For How Long?

    Seagate - How Much, For How Long?

    April 20, 2012
    Seagate margins trounced expectations and fueled a much better per-share number, but the stock may not have legs as a long-term ...
  55. E-Commerce King Raises the Ante

    E-Commerce King Raises the Ante

    April 20, 2012
    The next great tech wave will likely come on the e-commerce side of tech, where our smartphones and tablets will also double ...
  56. F5 Networks Becoming A Multi-Market Threat

    F5 Networks Becoming A Multi-Market Threat

    April 20, 2012
    F5 didn't blow the doors off, but good enough is good enough for now.
  57. An Energy Patch Up-and-Comer

    An Energy Patch Up-and-Comer

    April 20, 2012
    Domestic exploration and production is becoming big business, and is a great place for invetors to get in now with select ...
  58. Microsoft Looking A Little More Dynamic

    Microsoft Looking A Little More Dynamic

    April 20, 2012
    Microsoft isn't going to be a multi-bagger, but investors looking for a stock that could see a slow-and-steady appreciation ...
  59. 3 Ways To Play Epoch Holding

    3 Ways To Play Epoch Holding

    April 20, 2012
    Money manager Bill Priest has been investing professionally for 46 years. His firm invests money for other people eschewing ...
  60. 7 ETFs for Givers, Bears, and Others

    7 ETFs for Givers, Bears, and Others

    April 20, 2012
    AdvisorShares sponsors a number of actively managed ETFs. Today, company CEO Noah Hamman discusses several of these, including ...
  61. Putting More Cash In Investors' Pockets

    Putting More Cash In Investors' Pockets

    April 19, 2012
    Over time, dividends increase while your cost basis remains the same, which can make your actual yield astronomically high. ...
  62. 4 Undervalued Stocks Under $5

    4 Undervalued Stocks Under $5

    April 19, 2012
    While low price doesn’t equate to low risk, the staff at Kapitall.com identifies four stocks are very affordable and appear ...
  63. Buy Emerging or Developed Markets?

    Buy Emerging or Developed Markets?

    April 19, 2012
    Jim Lowell, editor of Fidelity Investor, shares his view on where in the world to invest, suggesting investors not forget ...
  64. When Will Gold Miner Stocks Rally Like Gold Prices?

    When Will Gold Miner Stocks Rally Like Gold Prices?

    April 19, 2012
    ETFs backed by gold miners might offer more than ETFs backed by gold.
  65. An Insider's Domestic Energy Pick

    An Insider's Domestic Energy Pick

    April 19, 2012
    There are few things that are a better indicator of company's future prospects than insider buying...and this energy company ...
  66. Foreign Financials: 5 Stocks Hedge Funds Are Investing In

    Foreign Financials: 5 Stocks Hedge Funds Are Investing In

    April 19, 2012
    We ran a screen on foreign financial stocks for names seeing the most significant net buying from institutional investors ...
  67. A Smart Contrarian Energy Stock

    A Smart Contrarian Energy Stock

    April 19, 2012
    When you have a story that most people have not taken the time to examine, there's a great chance to defy conventional wisdom ...
  68. Buy This REIT Now, While It's Uncool

    Buy This REIT Now, While It's Uncool

    April 19, 2012
    There is still is a lot to fear in the real estate market, but if you can find a good buy that's kicking off a reliable yield, ...
  69. Oneok Partners To Build Yet Another Oil Pipeline

    Oneok Partners To Build Yet Another Oil Pipeline

    April 19, 2012
    Oneok has announced the construction of the Bakken Crude Express Pipeline.
  70. Pet Stocks

    Pet Stocks

    April 19, 2012
    Even during a downturn people can't help but spoil their pets.
  71. Is This The Trough For Halliburton?

    Is This The Trough For Halliburton?

    April 19, 2012
    We look at the energy industry and see if Halliburton has seen the worst, and whether future difficulties are already priced ...
  72. Comparing Metal Equity ETFs

    Comparing Metal Equity ETFs

    April 19, 2012
    Looking at the different metal commodity options for investors.
  73. Halliburton Q1 2012 Earnings Review

    Halliburton Q1 2012 Earnings Review

    April 19, 2012
    Halliburton reported solid earnings for the first quarter of 2012, but is still having to deal with disruption related to ...
  74. Has Sentiment Improved Faster Than Business At Comerica?

    Has Sentiment Improved Faster Than Business At Comerica?

    April 18, 2012
    Comerica is a bank still in transition. While historical returns on equity haven't been very good, this is truly a case where ...
  75. Glowing Prospects for 6 Uranium Miners

    Glowing Prospects for 6 Uranium Miners

    April 18, 2012
    Nuclear power is a unique technology, and suppliers of the magic dirt that powers reactors are still trying to shake the ...
  76. Hedge Funds Love These 8 Oversold Stocks Undervalued By The Graham ...

    Hedge Funds Love These 8 Oversold Stocks Undervalued By The Graham ...

    April 18, 2012
    We screened stocks that are oversold at a level of 40 or below on the RSI(14) scale, then we compared those stock prices ...
  77. 12 Stocks Riding Today's Power Trends

    12 Stocks Riding Today's Power Trends

    April 18, 2012
    Track the intersection of demographics, economics, and psychographics to follow global changes, advises Chris Versace, editor ...
  78. Homex An Interesting Play On Lower-Income Mexico And Brazil

    Homex An Interesting Play On Lower-Income Mexico And Brazil

    April 18, 2012
    If Homex can produce 10% free cash flow growth over the next decade, these shares could be significantly undervalued. But ...
  79. Asia's Frontier Beckons

    Asia's Frontier Beckons

    April 18, 2012
    For investors, Asia offers more opportunities than just China and India. The continent's frontier markets could be some of ...
  80. Femsa Keeps Chugging Along

    Femsa Keeps Chugging Along

    April 17, 2012
    This past year was another good one for the producer of Coca-Cola and operator of OXXO convenience stores. Up 35.6% in the ...
  81. Devon Energy Loves The Permian Basin

    Devon Energy Loves The Permian Basin

    April 17, 2012
    Devon Energy plans to spend billions over the next five years to develop oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin.
  82. Beware These Dividend Red Flags

    Beware These Dividend Red Flags

    April 17, 2012
    Companies paying out more than half their earnings or offering very rich yields might be riskier then investors reckon, says ...
  83. Going For Broke When It Comes To Yield

    Going For Broke When It Comes To Yield

    April 17, 2012
    The ETF boom has produced many ways for portfolios to get their high yield fix.
  84. 6 Stocks from a Quant Master's Strategy

    6 Stocks from a Quant Master's Strategy

    April 17, 2012
    Joel Greenblatt made quantitive investing accessible for individual investors, and his simplified system is still effective, ...
  85. Ensco Loves The Deepwater

    Ensco Loves The Deepwater

    April 17, 2012
    Ensco plans to continue the company's strategy of upgrading its offshore rig fleet through new builds.
  86. When Are Rates Going Up?

    When Are Rates Going Up?

    April 17, 2012
    So far, the annual inflation rate has stayed near the Fed's goal of 2%.
  87. 4 Heavy Construction Stocks With Encouraging Trends

    4 Heavy Construction Stocks With Encouraging Trends

    April 17, 2012
    A great way to search among the companies in this sector is to take a look at the accounting trends.
  88. 4 Ways To Trade The VIX

    4 Ways To Trade The VIX

    April 17, 2012
    Trading volatility is an interesting idea, but current ETFs and ETNs do a fairly poor job of it.
  89. Phillips 66 Prepares For Independence

    Phillips 66 Prepares For Independence

    April 17, 2012
    Phillips 66 will soon separate from Conoco Phillips and be an independent public company with a set of downstream and related ...
  90. Global Growth Still Driving The Coca-Cola Story

    Global Growth Still Driving The Coca-Cola Story

    April 17, 2012
    Coca-Cola continues to gain share in the beverage market, but still represents no bargain.
  91. Tobacco Stocks Set To Light Up

    Tobacco Stocks Set To Light Up

    April 17, 2012
    Most of the biggest players in the Tabacco industry will be reporting their quarterly results in the coming days. Expect ...
  92. Devon Energy Moves Forward On Cana Woodford

    Devon Energy Moves Forward On Cana Woodford

    April 16, 2012
    Devon is planning a large five year program to develop its Cana Woodford Shale assets. This development will help grow its ...
  93. Progressive Takes One Step Forward, One-Half Back

    Progressive Takes One Step Forward, One-Half Back

    April 16, 2012
    Progressive shares have been strong lately, as have shares for many insurers. However, progressive's margins are soft. The ...
  94. Investing In Teen Trends

    Investing In Teen Trends

    April 16, 2012
    Young investors don't have to look far for investing ideas.
  95. Investing By The Book

    Investing By The Book

    April 16, 2012
    Buying stocks at a discount to book value has a history of rewarding investors.
  96. Pipeline Plans Are A Big Win For The Oil Sands

    Pipeline Plans Are A Big Win For The Oil Sands

    April 16, 2012
    The recent pipeline moves by Enbridge and its partners will undoubtedly benefit those producers in Canada’s oil sands region. ...
  97. Retailers That Flourish During Market Pullbacks

    Retailers That Flourish During Market Pullbacks

    April 13, 2012
    This is a list of retailers that historically do well during market pullbacks. These retailers will likely continue to outperform ...
  98. 2 Tip-Top Tech Stocks

    2 Tip-Top Tech Stocks

    April 13, 2012
    Many investors look to commodities and industrials to gauge the health of the economy, and thus the markets, but perhaps ...
  99. Your Grandparents' Favorite Stocks

    Your Grandparents' Favorite Stocks

    April 13, 2012
    You won't make quick money buying these boring stocks, but you probably won't lose your shirt either.
  100. Overlooked Income In BDCs

    Overlooked Income In BDCs

    April 13, 2012
    For those looking for higher dividend yields from their portfolio may want to give REITs, MLPs and BDCs a look.
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