DW : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Why I See Upside Ahead For These 3 Busted IPOs

    November 4, 2014
    As any CEO will tell you, working toward an initial public offering is an arduous process. Lawyers need to file reams of ...
  2. Profit From These 3 'Forgotten' IPOs

    November 4, 2014
    As any CEO will tell you, working toward an initial public offering is an arduous process. Lawyers need to file reams of ...
  3. Where I'm Looking For Value In The Oil Sector

    October 19, 2014
    The rapid meltdown in oil prices appears to have caught almost everyone off guard. When I looked at the crude oil market ...
  4. The Only Energy Stocks You Need To Own Right Now

    October 19, 2014
    The rapid meltdown in oil prices appears to have caught almost everyone off guard. When I looked at the crude oil market ...
  5. In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom

    October 19, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in the red again last week except for the Russell 2000, which gained 2.8%, reversing ...
  6. In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom In Sight

    October 19, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in the red again last week except for the Russell 2000, which gained 2.8%, reversing ...
  7. Consumer Spending Keeps In Line - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 29, 2014
    Net-net, consumer spending should remain a steadily improving component of GDP growth in the coming quarters.
  8. 3 Stocks Challenging Amazon's Online Retail Deathgrip

    August 14, 2014
    In the board rooms of Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS), Bed, Bath & Beyond (Nasdaq:BBBY) and many other ...
  9. Dreamworks Is In The Dumps -- Time To Buy?

    August 7, 2014
    Every Friday, I scan the movie reviews to see if there is a new film I want to go see. And every week, I fail to find anything ...
  10. This Sector Combines Value And Potential Double-Digit Yields

    May 5, 2014
    When it comes to investing, "the best house in a bad neighborhood" is not the right approach. You want to focus on "good ...
  11. For investors the recent market sell-off has created some interesting opportunities. One of the biggest could be those funds that focus on international dividend stocks.

    These International Dividend ETFs Are Cheap Cheap Cheap

    April 16, 2014
    For investors the recent market sell-off has created some interesting opportunities. One of the biggest could be those funds ...
  12. The Best and Worst Performing Dividend ETFs of 2013

    December 19, 2013
    2013 was another year full of record-low interest rates, prompting income investors to turn their attention elsewhere. For ...
  13. Cambria Launches Foreign Shareholder Yield ETF (FYLD); SPDR Goes ...

    December 6, 2013
    U.S. equities edged lower this week as the prospect of a pullback in the central bank’s bond-buying program weighed ...
  14. These Energy Stocks Now Yield Up To 20%

    November 22, 2013
    Dividend investors crave predictability. Once they lock onto payment streams, they don't want to hear about any interruptions. ...
  15. The Energy Sector's Most Volatile Niche Now Offers Stunning Yields

    November 22, 2013
    Dividend investors crave predictability. Once they lock onto payment streams, they don't want to hear about any interruptions. ...
  16. Markets Playing Tetherball With F5 Networks

    July 29, 2013
    Even after a big beat, F5 doesn't look fairly valued yet.
  17. Dividend ETFs: 3 Things To Consider

    July 15, 2013
    Almost every corner of the global financial landscape is now tradable via the over 1,400 ETFs available in the U.S. Dividends ...
  18. Zacks #1 Ranked Global Mutual Funds - Best of Funds

    July 8, 2013
    In this article we share with you 5 top rated global mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) as we expect ...
  19. Inside the New International Sector Dividend ETF - ETF News And ...

    July 1, 2013
    ALPS has just launched the International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (IDOG), could this be a better choice for income investors? ...
  20. CDW's First Day Return Up 7.8%: Should You Buy?

    June 28, 2013
    Value-added IT reseller CDW (Nasdaq:CDW) went public June 27, up 7.8% to $18.33 in its first day of trading. Getting off ...
  21. Netflix Surges on DreamWorks Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Netflix has entered into a multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation.
  22. Thirst For Data Drives This Stock

    April 11, 2013
    The rising need for more and faster data processing technology is propelling a potential resurgence in a sought-after company.
  23. F5 Networks Takes Another Whirl In The Tech Spin-Cycle

    April 5, 2013
    F5's guidance adds more fuel to the tech bear bonfire.
  24. Can Demandware Become Another SaaS Success Story?

    January 14, 2013
    Demandware looks to take on IBM and Oracle with a SaaS model.
  25. Michael Kors and Other Big Movers In Consumer Cyclical on December ...

    December 6, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has risen 0.7%; the S&P 500 is up 0.3%; and the Dow has climbed 0.3%. ...
  26. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Honda Motor Co., Ltd, Making ...

    November 21, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2%. The consumer cyclical ...
  27. Disney Buys Lucasfilm, But Is It A Trap?

    October 31, 2012
    Disney recently bought LucasFilm for $4.05 billion and already announced plans to release another Star Wars film in 2015. ...
  28. 8 Dividend ETFs Yielding 5% (And More)

    September 25, 2012
    Interest in dividend-paying stocks has surged over the past several years with this asset sub-class emerging as a popular ...
  29. Bed Bath & Beyond and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    September 20, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.3%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.3% and the Dow has declined 0.1%. ...
  30. Relative Strength ETFs: What You Need To Know

    September 14, 2012
    Countless investors have embraced ETFs in their portfolios thanks to the cost-efficient and easy-to-use nature of these financial ...
  31. F5 Networks - Siren Or Solid Play?

    August 24, 2012
    F5 announced June quarter results that were "meet and lower" instead of the "beat and raise" that investors look for with ...
  32. 5 Dividend ETFs for the Second Half

    July 2, 2012
    It was a tumultuous second quarter for equities as the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY) fell almost 3.2 percent, but dividend ...
  33. Look Abroad For Strong Income

    June 20, 2012
    For those still looking for dividend opportunities, the best bets lie overseas.
  34. 2011 - A Look Back At Gold Stocks

    December 27, 2011
    More than ever before, individual performance matters for gold mining companies.
  35. The Smart Plays In Smart TV

    October 28, 2011
    Smart TV's web integration is helping televisions move beyond their old "idiot box" moniker. Learn how to play this growing ...
  36. 6 Ways To Add More International Dividends

    August 23, 2011
    As the dollar continues to sink, many financial advisors and investors seek safety in international dividend stocks. The ...
  37. 6 Smart International Income ETFs

    August 11, 2011
    More than half of the real return provided by US stocks in the past century came from dividends…and in the international ...
  38. Hornbeck Offshore Services Eyes Increased Demand

    July 6, 2011
    Hornbeck Offshore Services' fleet may see rising demand as offshore and deepwater spending moves higher.
  39. Seacor's Diversified Revenue Pays Dividends

    February 14, 2011
    Seacor paid a $15 special dividend in December. It is possible that its diversified revenue streams will lead to more special ...
  40. A Focus On Portfolio Income With ETFs

    April 28, 2010
    The time is right for investors to return to dividend-based investing.
  41. 3D Television Reality Check

    March 17, 2010
    Panasonic and Samsung are gung-ho about 3D television, but is the average consumer? Investors shouldn't get too excited just ...
  42. High Flying IPOs Five Years Later

    January 27, 2010
    The best performing IPOs of 2004 have all done poorly since. Will the top performers from 2009 do the same?
  43. Is Finance Ruining Movies?

    January 19, 2010
    Is the financial industry ruining movies? That depends on whom you ask.
  44. Value Is En Vogue Again

    September 21, 2009
    Now that the bull market is slowing down, value stocks like Humana and Lockheed-Martin are likely to come back into favor. ...
  45. Dividend Slashers: Where To Hide?

    September 10, 2009
    A friendly dividend environment oversease allows many larger firms to serve up juicy yields.
  46. Disney/Marvel: A Marvelous Combination?

    September 4, 2009
    The Disney/Marvel combo should lead to serious profits, but it's not without some risks.
  47. The Market According To GARP

    June 27, 2008
    Peter Lynch believes in buying growth at a reasonable price (GARP). We look at 10 stocks that fit the bill.
  48. Feeding Our Offshore Addiction (TDW, HOS, CKH)

    August 22, 2007
    We need offshore oil, and offshore drillers need supplies – we examine three shipping companies who make it happen.
  49. DreamWorks Stops The Show (DWA)

    February 7, 2007
    While short-term concerns are likely to dominate trading in DreamWorks shares, the company's excellent entertainment franchise ...
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