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  1. Macy's Inc. - Value

    May 15, 2012
    Can the department stores keep up their recent momentum? Macy's, Inc. M) has been on a roll since the Great Recession and ...
  2. AGCO Corporation (AGCO) - Bull of the Day

    May 15, 2012
    We reiterate our Outperform recommendation on AGCO Corporation (AGCO) with a target price of $52. The company reported first ...
  3. Ecolab's Nalco Unit Wins Award - Analyst Blog

    May 15, 2012
    Nalco Holdings, a subsidiary of Ecolab Inc. (ECL), was declared the 2012 Water Technology Company of the Year during the ...
  4. LinkedIn to Buy Monster? - Analyst Blog

    May 15, 2012
    As per a news release from Reuters, LinkedIn (LNKD) and Silver Lake has expressed interest to take over Monster Worldwide ...
  5. Zacks.com featured expert Kevin Matras highlights: Hexcel Corp., ...

    May 15, 2012
    Chicago, IL - May 15, 2012 - Stocks in this week's article include Hexcel Corp. (NYSE: HXL), MDC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), ...
  6. Aceto Looking At A Tough Future

    May 15, 2012
    Aceto is making sound moves, but the results need to be better.
  7. Time To Cash In After Whole Foods Stock Sale

    May 15, 2012
    Whole Foods remains an excellent company with a phenomenal future ahead of it.
  8. 5 E&P Companies Raising Capex

    May 15, 2012
    Many companies are raising capital budgets for 2012 as they find greater success in oil and liquids plays.
  9. The Clean Energy Tiger

    May 15, 2012
    With tariffs and subsidies for renewable energy ending in Europe, Asia is picking up the slack.
  10. High Yield Bonds Around The Globe

    May 15, 2012
    High yield corporate bond ETFs that cover the entire globe.
  11. ETFs That Rise When The Market Falls

    May 15, 2012
    A list of ETFs that will protect portfolios if the market pullback continues.
  12. 5 Bond ETFs For The Masses

    May 15, 2012
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors. ...
  13. JP Morgan Pain Is Investor Gain

    May 14, 2012
    An opportunity to buy these banks when prices fall from current levels is likely to reward investors with a long-term holding ...
  14. Key Levels for Apple

    May 12, 2012
    New York, May 11th (TradersHuddle.com) - Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) ended the trading session at $570.52, near its 50 day ...
  15. Henkel: Buffett's Possible Target

    May 12, 2012
    Henkel might be the biggest consumer goods company that nobody's ever heard of. Year-to-date, Henkel's stock is up about ...
  16. Stay Bullish On Apartment REITS

    May 12, 2012
    While commercial real estate overall has bounced back from its lows, demographic trends are still pointing in the favor of ...
  17. NICE Systems Looks Like A Big Data Bargain

    May 12, 2012
    NICE's analytical capabilities should be increasingly valuable to enterprises.
  18. AerCap An Interesting Play On Commercial Aviation Recovery

    May 12, 2012
    While plenty is written on commercial aerospace plays, the large airplane leasing companies don't get the same attention. ...
  19. Can MEMC Ever Find Full-Cycle Profitability?

    May 12, 2012
    MEMC is still struggling to get through troughs in both wafers and solar installations.
  20. CVD - The Semiconductor Equipment Company That Isn't

    May 12, 2012
    CVD Equipment is trying to bring a proven technology to a much wider audience.
  21. Colfax Getting More And More Interesting

    May 12, 2012
    Colfax is delivering good growth and may be a value today.
  22. Glencore Is Still Bullish On Natural Resources

    May 11, 2012
    As global growth has begun to slow, the prices for various commodities have dwindled as well. However, natural resources ...
  23. Is It Time For A Permanent Strategy?

    May 11, 2012
    Harry Browne's Permanent Portfolio could help you create a steady core portfolio regardless of the market environment.
  24. Investing 101: Consumer Goods Stocks With Short Covering

    May 11, 2012
    We ran a screen on the consumer goods sector for names with net short covering month-over-month.
  25. 4 Expensive Stocks To Avoid

    May 11, 2012
    Six Flags and EchoStar make the list of four expensive stocks that should be sold and avoided, based on fundamentals.
  26. Wide Moat Research Vs. S&P 500

    May 11, 2012
    Comparing the performance of the Wide Moat strategy versus the S&P 500.
  27. Carbo Ceramics

    May 11, 2012
    Carbo Ceramics reported solid financial results for the first quarter of 2012.
  28. The Bakken Giveth And Taketh Away

    May 11, 2012
    The Bakken is arguably the best onshore crude oil play in the U.S., but it doesn't always translate into an investor making ...
  29. Is United Technologies Breaking Down?

    May 11, 2012
    New York, May 10th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) closed the trading session at $77. ...
  30. Bulls taking over on GameStop?

    May 11, 2012
    New York, May 10th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of GameStop Corporation (NYSE:GME) ended the trading session lower by $0.2 ...
  31. A Different Way To Play South America

    May 11, 2012
    For almost as long as South America has been an appealing investment theme and for as long as there have been ETFs with which ...
  32. Is IBM Expecting Resistance Soon?

    May 11, 2012
    New York, May 10th (TradersHuddle.com) - International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) ended the trading session at $2 ...
  33. What's New At The Andersons

    May 10, 2012
    In September 2010, The Andersons saw a huge increase in its earnings per share, thanks to rising ethanol prices. Twenty months ...
  34. Poor Margins Go To Chiquita's Core

    May 10, 2012
    Chiquita has been a stock that has rewarded purchases made in the worst of times, and with the stock carving out some new ...
  35. NASDAQ's Top YTD Performers, Ex-Apple

    May 10, 2012
    The past week has been none too kind to the PowerShares QQQ (NASDAQ: QQQ), also known as the NASDAQ 100 tracking ETF. QQQ ...
  36. NASDAQ Worst Performances

    May 10, 2012
    Sometimes it might feel as though Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), still the largest U.S. Company by market value despite the recent ...
  37. Should Investors Pull Over For TravelCenters Of America?

    May 9, 2012
    TravelCenters of America is in a tough business, but the valuation looks too low.
  38. American Woodmark's Slowly Getting Its Act Together

    May 9, 2012
    American Woodmark last made a profit four years ago. Slowly, however, it appears as if things are getting better.
  39. Emerging Oil And Gas Plays

    May 9, 2012
    The United States is blessed with an abundance of oil and gas resources, which complicates the ability of investors to manage ...
  40. E & P Industry Continues To Cut Dry Gas Development

    May 9, 2012
    The exploration and production industry is finally exercising capital discipline by cutting dry gas development.
  41. BP In The Gulf Of Mexico

    May 9, 2012
    With many BP wells still being operated, and more additions planned, BP is showing no signs of slowing down after the 201 ...
  42. Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. - Value

    May 9, 2012
    Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (CLMT) has the crack spread in its favor. This Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) is expected ...
  43. Dun & Bradstreet Struggling For Growth

    May 9, 2012
    Dun & Bradstreet's sales are above pre-crisis levels, but reported profits are still falling. The mature North American ...
  44. CoreSite Realty Corporation - Growth & Income

    May 9, 2012
    CoreSite Realty Corporation (COR) recently delivered strong first quarter results marked by an 18% increase in revenue and ...
  45. Sysco Looks Stuck

    May 9, 2012
    Sysco is finding that the old tricks aren't working anymore.
  46. Velocity Shares Daily Inverse - ETF Commentary

    May 9, 2012
    The Velocity Shares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (XIV) holds short term one month VIX futures Contracts, and rolls them ...
  47. The ETF of the week is the Velocity Shares Daily Inverse VIX ...

    May 9, 2012
    The ETF of the week is the Velocity Shares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (XIV). This brand new ETF created by VelocityShares ...
  48. ETF of the Week - ETF Commentary

    May 9, 2012
    The ETF of the week is the Velocity Shares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (XIV). This brand new ETF created by VelocityShares ...
  49. Top 5 Small Cap Mutual Funds - Best of Funds

    May 9, 2012
    Small-cap mutual funds are the preferred choice of investors willing to take a certain amount of risk while holding short ...
  50. Making B2B Commerce Sexy

    May 9, 2012
    When talking tech, usually it's the consumer space that gets all the attention, but that doesn't mean there aren't some compelling ...
  51. Airline Stocks: Virgin America Plans IPO For 2013

    May 8, 2012
    As market conditions continue to improve, airline company Virgin American is seeking to launch an IPO for 2013.
  52. AT&T to Launch Home Security - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    AT&T Inc. T), the second-largest U.S. mobile service provider, seeks to enter the U.S. home security and automation market ...
  53. RF Micro and SLAB Team Up - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    Earlier this week, RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD) announced its decision to come together with Silicon Laboratories, Inc. ...
  54. 3 Cheap Stocks Under $10

    May 8, 2012
    Quality businesses can be hiding under $10 shares because the majority of the investment community is designed to avoid businesses ...
  55. Buying Your First Stock - Real Time Insight

    May 8, 2012
    Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha last weekend so Warren Buffett has been in the news the last several ...
  56. Southwestern Energy Adds To New Ventures Portfolio

    May 8, 2012
    Southwestern Energy is increasing the amount of capital the company will spend on its New Ventures portfolio in 2012. The ...
  57. Group 1 Automotive Expands in U.K. - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    Group 1 Automotive Inc. (GPI) announced the completion of acquisition of Essex Audi dealership in the southeast region of ...
  58. Wells-Merlin Deal Raises Concern - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    Credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service, a division of Moody's Corp. (MCO) has raised concerns about Wells Fargo & ...
  59. NCI Building to Buy Metl-Span - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    With a view to diversify and expand its product offering, NCI Building System (NCI) has penned an agreement to acquire the ...
  60. Time to Buy the Singapore ETFs - Investment Ideas

    May 8, 2012
    Across the globe, investing in the developed world is a mess. Europe appears headed back to anarchy after some uncertain ...
  61. Discover Financial Services - Momentum

    May 8, 2012
    DFS 050712 Discover Financial Services (DFS) Back in early March, DFS was featured as a momentum stock due to its stellar ...
  62. Ugly Friday, But Gold, Silver Surprise

    May 8, 2012
    Despite an awful end to the week for riskier assets at the hands of a highly disappointing April jobs report, gold and silver ...
  63. Nothing New Under The Tyson

    May 8, 2012
    Tyson posted better margins, but the stock is no bargain.
  64. Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: iShares MSCI Singapore ...

    May 8, 2012
    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL - May 8, 2012 - Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: iShares MSCI ...
  65. Familiar Themes In April Rail Data

    May 8, 2012
    Coal continues to dominate the sector.
  66. Strategic Collaboration Means Better Penetration in the Sample ...

    May 8, 2012
    Strategic Collaboration Means Better Penetration in the Sample Preparation Market Grant Zeng, CFA On May 7, 2012, Pressure ...
  67. Rofin-Sinar Down On Power

    May 8, 2012
    Rofin-Sinar is suffering from weak markets in Germany and China, but there may be value here.
  68. Time for South Africa ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    May 8, 2012
    South Africa is the largest economy in Africa. Last year, the country joined the group of fast growing economies of BRIC, ...
  69. Health Care REIT In Line - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    Health Care REIT Inc. (HCN), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that operates senior housing and health care real estate, ...
  70. 3 Ways To Play Pernod-Ricard

    May 7, 2012
    Liquor companies are doing really well these days, especially Pernod-Ricard. Here are three ways to own its stock.
  71. Atmel Still Caught Between Good And Bad Touch

    May 7, 2012
    Is Atmel's market crumbling beneath its feet?
  72. Invest In Water

    May 7, 2012
    An increase in population and pollution has made water a fragile resource.
  73. Fiserv Partners with Earthport - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    Earlier this week, Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) entered into a partnership agreement with Earthport. This was done with the clear ...
  74. Pepsi Cans and the King of Pop - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) has teamed up with the Estate of Michael Jackson to feature the late pop star's image on its Pepsi cans. ...
  75. Treasury to Sell AIG Stock - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    Basking after a good first-quarter performance, yesterday American International Group Inc. (AIG) announced the US Treasury ...
  76. 1Q Earnings Begin to Wind Down - Earnings Preview

    May 7, 2012
    Earnings Preview - Week of May 7th Going strictly by the earnings and economic calendars, I would expect this to be a fairly ...
  77. Broadcom Worth A Look

    May 7, 2012
    Even a conservative projection for Broadcom points to a fair value in the $40s and enough undervaluation to make these shares ...
  78. Acme Packet Another Company Waiting On The Carrier Revival

    May 7, 2012
    Acme Packet is suffering today, but this will be a great stock to own if/when the carrier spending rebound materializes and ...
  79. Undervalued Companies With Encouraging DuPont Trends

    May 7, 2012
    Here is a list of stocks that are rated highly based on the Dupont formula, which is a common way for determining growth ...
  80. Stock Market News for May 4, 2012 - Market News

    May 4, 2012
    Stock Market News for May 4, 2012 - Market News
  81. Strategies for "Tough Times" - Investment Ideas

    May 4, 2012
    Strategies for "Tough Times" - Investment Ideas
  82. Seven Biggest International Equity ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    May 4, 2012
    Lingering economic concerns and a still high American unemployment rate are compelling investors to look outside the U.S. ...
  83. 4 Ways To Trade The VIX

    May 4, 2012
    Trading volatility is an interesting idea, but current ETFs and ETNs do a fairly poor job of it.
  84. Gentiva Reports In Line in 1Q - Analyst Blog

    May 4, 2012
    Gentiva Health Services Inc. (GTIV) reported first-quarter 2012 operating net earnings of 27 cents per share, at par with ...
  85. Covidien Reports, Ready To Spin Off Pharma

    May 4, 2012
    Covidien is looking to bridge its current valuation discount with a number of purer-play rivals.
  86. Top Rated Highly Shorted Stocks

    May 4, 2012
    Here are four stocks that have high short interest ratios and are solid fundamentally.
  87. A Turning Point For Japan

    May 4, 2012
    While Japan has been called dead money for years, a falling yen could finally mean the nation is turning a corner. For investors, ...
  88. Investors Want Nothing To Do With Cloud Peak Energy

    May 4, 2012
    Investors have no interest in coal stocks today.
  89. ADP A-OK ... And Everyone Knows It

    May 4, 2012
    ADP rolls on.
  90. VF Corporation - Growth & Income

    May 4, 2012
    VF Corporation - Growth & Income
  91. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nokia, Research in Motion, ...

    May 4, 2012
    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nokia, Research in Motion, Apple, Google and The Andersons - Press Releases
  92. Another Way To Oil

    May 4, 2012
    Another Way To Oil
  93. American Tower Beats, Lifts Outlook - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    American Tower Beats, Lifts Outlook - Analyst Blog
  94. Sustainable Utilities: A Surprisingly Profitable Investment Index

    May 3, 2012
    Here are the names on Target Rock's high-sustainability index list list, along with their dividend yield and Target Rocks ...
  95. Sara Lee Misses, Awaits Spin-Off - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    Sara Lee Misses, Awaits Spin-Off - Analyst Blog
  96. Eli Lilly Paying Investors To Wait

    May 3, 2012
    The pharmaceutical giant reported decent first quarter results late in April 2012. However, It will likely be some time before ...
  97. Energen Works The Permian Basin

    May 3, 2012
    Energen is focusing capital and attention on the Permian Basin as it seeks to increase crude oil and liquids development ...
  98. Manpower Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    Manpower Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog
  99. AstraZeneca Searches For Answers

    May 3, 2012
    AstraZeneca has an opportunity to do something big when it brings in a new CEO.
  100. Wealth Management Drives UBS Profit - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    Wealth Management Drives UBS Profit - Analyst Blog
  101. MDRX Trails Est., Profit Declines - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    MDRX Trails Est., Profit Declines - Analyst Blog
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