GE : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Q1 Earnings in Focus - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 14, 2014
    A lot is riding on the Q1 earnings season which ramps up this week, with more than 50 S&P 500 companies reporting results. ...
  2. Get These 3 Stocks At Even Better Prices Than The Insiders

    February 4, 2014
    The stock markets of 2013 and 2014 now share one thing in common: They've each had a 5% pullback.#-ad_banner-#It happened ...
  3. CAPEX Spending In The Energy Sector Keeps On Growing

    January 31, 2014
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  4. Uninspiring Start to Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    January 17, 2014
    Uninspiring Start to Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  5. Profit From The 'American Renaissance' With These 3 Stocks

    December 20, 2013
    "The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her ...
  6. The 3-D Printers Are Just Getting Started

    December 13, 2013
    3-D printing could be one of the most game changing technological advanced in a long time. For early investors, that could ...
  7. The Time For Cyclical Stocks Is Now

    November 25, 2013
    Its official, the data is pointing towards the next phase of the business cycle- economic expansion. That means, it’s time ...
  8. How 3M Got Back Into Wall Street’s Good Book

    October 24, 2013
    3M reported better than expected earnings and raised its guidance. We'll take a closer look at the news and decipher if now ...
  9. Boeing Shares Climb Thanks To Strong Earnings

    October 23, 2013
    Boeing reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings fueled by a 14% surge in deliveries.
  10. When Will The Pain End For Caterpillar?

    October 23, 2013
    Caterpillar reported earnings that were far worse than analysts expected and slashed its outlook for the year. We'll take ...
  11. Short Interest Moves In Boeing And Other Defense Stocks (BA, ...

    September 29, 2013
    Between the August 30 and September 15 settlement dates, the number of shares sold short in defense stocks Boeing (NYSE: ...
  12. Benzinga Market Primer: Friday, August 30: US Military Strike ...

    August 30, 2013
    A parliamentary vote in Britain on Thursday ended with the government declining to join the US’ efforts to punish ...
  13. Can LEDs Brighten Investor Portfolios?

    August 29, 2013
    LED lighting may be disruptive, but that doesn't mean that the stocks haven't already been moved in anticipation.
  14. Expectations, Not Performance, Eclipse Cree

    August 15, 2013
    Red-hot expectations on Cree leave no room for any disappointment or downward revisions in guidance.
  15. Hologic Struggling To Find A New Path

    August 7, 2013
    Hologic is struggling to become a growth company again, and the new CEO may find his options limited.
  16. 3M Okay On Growth, But Margins A Growing Worry

    July 25, 2013
    Another margin miss should make investors question 3M's valuation .
  17. United Technologies Still Has Plenty Of Runway

    July 23, 2013
    Defense drags down UTX, but its Otis and CCS that look like the bigger concerns for the long term.
  18. Illinois Tool Works Comes Up Short On Growth

    July 23, 2013
    Underwhelming growth overshadows ongoing progress with margins.
  19. Honeywell Rewarding Wall Street's Enthusiasm

    July 22, 2013
    Honeywell outperformed on margins, keeping Wall Street stoked on its potential.
  20. Benzinga Market Primer, Friday July 19

    July 19, 2013
    Futures Slide On Weak Earnings U.S. equity futures slid overnight following weak earnings reports from tech giants Microsoft ...
  21. Dover Does A Little Better

    July 18, 2013
    Dover's strong second quarter reaffirms that this is an industrial company with above-average prospects.
  22. Stock Market News for July 15, 2013 - Market News

    July 15, 2013
    Benchmarks posted marginal gains on Friday following better-than-expected results of few banking companies.
  23. GE Cogen System in YG Group's Mill - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    Jiangsu Yonggang Group (YG Group) will be installing four of General Electric Company's Jenbacher cogeneration systems to ...
  24. Earnings Expectations for the Week of July 15

    July 14, 2013
    The earnings season ramps up this week, providing plenty of perspective on how the financial and technology sectors fared ...
  25. Q2 Earnings season get into high gear - Earnings Preview

    July 12, 2013
    Q2 Earnings season get into high gear - Earnings Preview
  26. Oceaneering Is A Great Business, But How Much Are You Willing ...

    July 11, 2013
    Oceaneering is a great way to play the growth in offshore energy, but the market already expects big things.
  27. GE Trip Optimizer for Fuel Savings - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    GE Transportation has recently revealed that its Trip Optimizer Energy Management system has registered 100 million miles ...
  28. Siemens Definitely Slimming Down, But Execution Is The Big Unknown

    July 8, 2013
    For Siemens to produce value, it all comes down to better operating margins and cash flow.
  29. Stocks Market News for July 3, 2013 - Market News

    July 3, 2013
    Encouraging factory orders and impressive car sales growth pushed benchmarks higher initially on Tuesday
  30. Stock Market News for July 2, 2013 - Market News

    July 2, 2013
    Encouraging reports on the home front from manufacturing and construction sectors guided the benchmarks to a finish in the ...
  31. GE's Lufkin Buy Boosts Lift Portfolio - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    In a concerted effort to augment presence in the oil and gas industry, GE Oil & Gas recently completed the acquisition ...
  32. GE's LED to Light Up Stater Bros. - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Over the years, GE Lighting Solutions has come up with innovative LED systems to improve store ambiance, increase visibility, ...
  33. GE Foundation Provides Grants - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2013
    GE Foundation, a part of General Electric Company , along with GE Corporate Diversity Council recently announced $500,00 ...
  34. U.S. Manufacturing Is Still Alive & Kicking

    June 27, 2013
    With durable and core capital goods orders rising, businesses are still betting on a strong U.S. economy in the months ahead. ...
  35. GE Boosts OraMetrix's Liquidity - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services recently served as the administrative agent and sole lender for a $7.5 million-worth ...
  36. GE Helps MB Real Estate to Buy MOB - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services recently provided a debt financing of $89 million to full-service commercial real ...
  37. Time for This Top Ranked Industrial ETF? - ETF News And Commentary

    June 25, 2013
    Should investors consider this top ranked industrial ETF for exposure at this time?
  38. MUFG to Acquire Bank of Ayudhya - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Japanese bank-Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (also known as MUFG) strategizes to buy majority stake in Thailand based-Bank ...
  39. GE to Partly Acquire Rayence Assets - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    GE Healthcare recently inked a definitive agreement to acquire some of the Mammography assets of Rayence Co Ltd for an undisclosed ...
  40. CMS to Use GE Turbines for Wind Park - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    CMS Energy Corp. has entered into an agreement with General Electric Company.
  41. Heydays Back for the Aerospace Industry? - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    If reports from Paris Air Show are anything to go by, the global commercial aviation industry has surely booked its ticket ...
  42. Boeing Lands with More Orders in Paris - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    The Boeing Company has received a firm order from Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair Holdings plc to deliver 175 Next-Generation ...
  43. Benzinga Market Primer: Monday, June 17

    June 17, 2013
    Futures Gain On Fed HopesU.S. equity futures advanced in early pre-market trade ahead of the much anticipated FOMC meeting ...
  44. Can National Oilwell Varco Win Back The Love?

    June 14, 2013
    The Street seems to have forgotten its love of this leading energy equipment company.
  45. GE Boosts Van-Rob's Liquidity - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    GE Capital Canada recently served as the administrative agent for a $66 million-worth senior secured credit facility for ...
  46. Dover's Opportunities Matched Only By Wall Street's Enthusiasm ...

    June 13, 2013
    Dover is increasingly focused on solid long-term markets where it can create a sustainable advantage.
  47. GE Healthcare Plans $2B Investment - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    GE Healthcare, a division of General Electric Company , is planning a $2 billion-worth investment over the next five years ...
  48. Green Dot Acquires Wal-Mart's Cards - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Green Dot Bank recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with GE Money Bank to acquire reloadable ...
  49. GE Augments Entravision's Liquidity - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    GE Capital's Telecom, Media and Technology financing business recently served as administrative agent for a $405 million-worth ...
  50. Stock Market News for June 10, 2013 - Market News

    June 10, 2013
    The official jobs numbers report that met expectations reassured investors that the Federal Reserve will not curb its bond ...
  51. Honeywell Is Popular, But Built To Perform Well

    June 7, 2013
    Honeywell has the growth and margin drivers to be a solid stock for the long term.
  52. Cameron – Come For The Orders, But Should You Stay For The Delivery?

    June 5, 2013
    Orders continue to accumulate for this leading energy equipment company.
  53. Big News For U.S. Wind Energy

    June 5, 2013
    The recent Dept. of Interior decision to begin auctioning off blocks of federal waterways for offshore wind development does ...
  54. Joy Global's Quality Not The Issue, But The Mining Capex Recovery ...

    May 30, 2013
    Joy Global is holding up well in this cyclical rough patch.
  55. Roper A Little Short On Growth, But A Proven Builder Of Value

    May 14, 2013
    Roper's organic growth isn't great now, but the market's love for this M&A frequent flyer is unlikely to dim
  56. Emerson – More Realistic, But Not Necessarily Better

    May 8, 2013
    Emerson's relative performance may be positive, but the net value is still lacking
  57. Recent Financials May Not Be Entirely Fair To Hologic

    May 8, 2013
    Macro pressures are outweighing solid internal progress at Hologic.
  58. Absent Macro Shocks, Cash And Expenses Will Drive Boeing

    April 24, 2013
    Boeing's delivery schedule slowed, but the long-term value is still quite appealing.
  59. Good Long-Term Trends, But Softer Conditions Today At United ...

    April 24, 2013
    UTX's focused business mix isn't delivering any better results than the average industrial conglomerate
  60. Good Margins Outweigh Weak Growth For ITW Investors

    April 23, 2013
    ITW looks weak on growth, but investors don't seem to mind right now
  61. Strong Execution Justifies Honeywell's Price

    April 22, 2013
    Honeywell is one of the stronger industrial names today, and still trading at a decent price.
  62. Halliburton Has Gotten Interesting Again

    April 22, 2013
    If oilfield activity has bottomed, Halliburton would be a good pick here.
  63. A Slimmed Down Vestas Hopes For More Than Just Survival

    April 2, 2013
    Vestas is clearly struggling, but may just manage to do more than survive.
  64. GE Extends JCP Credit Card Program - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    GE Capital Retail Bank, an operating unit of the General Electric Company (GE), recently signed a multi-year renewal contract ...
  65. Stock Market News for February 14, 2013 - Market News

    February 14, 2013
    Benchmarks finished mixed following a small increase in retail sales and marginally upbeat earnings reports. The State of ...
  66. Enphase System at Arizona Solar Farm - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Enphase Energy Inc. (ENPH) has announced that Arizona based Cambio Energy has completed a solar installation at the Tempe ...
  67. GE Divests JV Stake to Comcast - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    General Electric (GE) recently sold its remaining 49% equity stake in the NBCUniversal (NBCU) joint venture and the NBCU ...
  68. Are Good Orders Just The Beginning For Cameron?

    February 5, 2013
    Cameron's weak guidance and poor margins were hidden under a deluge of new orders.
  69. Illinois Tool Works Still Has Work To Do

    February 5, 2013
    Illinois Tool Works is already getting a lot of hype for saying and doing the right things.
  70. Can Offshore Continue To Offset Weaker Onshore Trends At National ...

    February 5, 2013
    National Oilwell Varco's orders were alright, but margins were disappointing.
  71. Danaher Still A High-End Conglomerate, And Priced Like One

    January 31, 2013
    Danaher continues to execute according to plan.
  72. GE Augments TYRX Liquidity - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services, an operating unit of General Electric Company (GE), recently acted as an administrative ...
  73. Symantec Upgraded to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    On Jan 26, 2013, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Symantec Corp. (SYMC) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). With a decent ...
  74. GE Signs MOU with Toshiba - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    General Electric (GE) and Toshiba Corporation recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate for high-efficiency ...
  75. Parker Hannifin's Recent Run Has Taken Away The Value

    January 24, 2013
    Parker Hannifin is a decent enough industrial play, but it's had its rebound.
  76. GE Boosts Brooklyn Hospital Capital - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services, an operating unit of General Electric Company (GE), recently acted as an administrative ...
  77. Stock Market News for January 22, 2013 - Market News

    January 22, 2013
    Markets were closed on Monday due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. During the previous week, the Street had received promising ...
  78. Stock Market News for January 21, 2013 - Market News

    January 21, 2013
    Heartening results from corporate majors and positive developments in debt-limit negotiations boosted investor confidence ...
  79. Merit Medical Upgrade to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    January 3, 2013
    On December 6, 2012, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Merit Medical Systems Inc. (MMSI) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). ...
  80. Another Buyout for Merit Medical - Analyst Blog

    December 27, 2012
    Merit Medical Systems (MMSI) recently disclosed that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Thomas Medical ...
  81. United Technologies to Divest Asset - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    United Technologies Corp. (UTX) recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest its UTC Power fuel cells ...
  82. DTE's Thumb Wind Park Comes Online - Analyst Blog

    December 24, 2012
    DTE Energy Company (DTE) announced that the construction of Thumb Wind Park in Huron and Sanilac counties has been completed. ...
  83. ITW Outlines its Outlook - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) in its recently held annual investors' meeting announced a revision in its guidance (issued ...
  84. How Far Can Philips' Turnaround Take The Stock?

    December 13, 2012
    Philips has improved, but can it be a truly top-notch company?
  85. Honeywell Battens Down The Hatches

    December 13, 2012
    Honeywell's guidance was a bit soft, but the deal for Intermec is smart.
  86. Lockheed Part of SEAHAWK Contract - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    Aerospace and defense company, Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has won a contract from the U.S. Navy for the systems integration ...
  87. Stock Market News for December 5, 2012 - Market News

    December 5, 2012
    Markets ended lower for the second consecutive day as Republicans and Democrats continued to debate the Fiscal Cliff issue. ...
  88. Management Changes at Jones Lang - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    In order to strengthen its position for future growth, Chicago-based real estate investment trust (REIT), Jones Lang LaSalle ...
  89. Ford Joins with General Electric - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) has announced the collaboration with General Electric Company (GE) wherein the latter will purchase Ford's ...
  90. CEO Transition for Brinker - Analyst Blog

    November 20, 2012
    Doug Brooks, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) recently announced his ...
  91. Time For Hologic To Translate Technology Into Results

    November 14, 2012
    Hologic has to take market-leading technology and translate it into strong cash flow.
  92. Familiar Challenges Show Up For Manitowoc Too

    November 7, 2012
    Even with mid-to-high single-digit revenue growth, Manitowoc is going to have to show a higher, more consistent level of ...
  93. ITW Divests Decorative Surfaces - Analyst Blog

    November 1, 2012
    Industrial tool-maker, Illinois Tool Works Inc.'s (ITW) recently announced a major 51% divestment of its stake in its Decorative ...
  94. Investors Were Ready For A Tough Quarter From Eaton

    November 1, 2012
    Although there is a risk that Europe doesn't right itself until 2014 and the upcoming "fiscal cliff" gut-punches U.S. growth ...
  95. ABB's Third Quarter Keeps The Uncertainty High

    October 29, 2012
    ABB delivered another mixed quarter in an uncertain and nervous market.
  96. New SPDRs Debut: Positive Momentum And Low Valuation

    October 29, 2012
    State Street became the latest ETF firm to launch factor-based equity ETFs this week, rolling out a pair of funds that will ...
  97. Illinois Tool Works Slowing More Gently Than Most

    October 25, 2012
    ITW gets too much criticism for not really delivering dynamic growth in the good times, but it's also true that the company ...
  98. CAT's Slowdown No Longer If Or When, But How Long?

    October 24, 2012
    Caterpillar is in for a few tough quarters as demand for heavy equipment slows significantly.
  99. Weak Earnings: China to Blame? - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    A lot of the weakness in the ongoing third quarter earnings season is attributable to problems in the Chinese economy. Europe ...
  100. Ahead of Wall Street - October 24, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 24, 2012
    Thursday, October 24, 2012 A lot of the weakness in the ongoing third quarter earnings season is attributable to problems ...
  101. Whirlpool Beats Earnings - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) reported adjusted net income of $1.80 per share in the third quarter of 2012, significantly higher ...
  102. ITW 3Q EPS Beats, Revenue Falls - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) reported its financial results for the third quarter 2012 on October 23. The company's earnings ...
  103. GE's Results Reflect An Industrial Slowdown, But Valuation Isn't ...

    October 23, 2012
    GE may have disappointed, but the company and its stock are both in good shape today.
  104. An Unusual Miss (And Sobering Guidance) From Danaher

    October 22, 2012
    Gloominess from Danaher should give industrial investors a reason for pause.
  105. Earnings Preview: ITW - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    Illinois Tool Works Inc.(ITW) is slated to release its second quarter 2012 results on Tuesday, July 24. The current Zacks ...
  106. Stock Market News for October 22, 2012 - Market News

    October 22, 2012
    Benchmarks took a battering on Friday as three industry heavyweights, Microsoft, General Electric and McDonald's, came out ...
  107. ITW Medical Expands Product-Line - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    Industrial tool maker, Illinois Tool Works Inc.'s (ITW) medical products division, ITW Medical Products further enhanced ...
  108. Stock Winners & Economic Policies - Investment Ideas

    October 5, 2012
    I followed some of the discussions on a few blogs related to my last article and my highlight of H&R Block (HRB). Fellow ...
  109. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending Sept. 21, 2012

    September 24, 2012
    A summary of the major events in the Energy Sector impacting investors for the week ending Sept. 21, 2012.
  110. Zacks #1 Ranked Industrial ETF: IYJ - ETF News And Commentary

    September 24, 2012
    With a global economy still struggling and a lackluster job market notwithstanding, the U.S. is seeing some growth, particularly ...
  111. FAA Rewards Harris a Big Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    Harris Corporation (HRS) - a leader in the public safety and professional communication market, has received a seven-year ...
  112. Agilent, LipoScience Sign Agreement - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Agilent Technologies Inc. (A">A) will be supplying nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) components for LipoScience Inc.'s Vantera ...
  113. The Top 10 Most Profitable Companies in America

    August 27, 2012
    Take your mind to 2003. The United States has just sent troops into Iraq, Alex Rodriguez has just swatted 47 home runs for ...
  114. Illinois Raises $1.1B via Notes - Analyst Blog

    August 23, 2012
    Industrial tool maker, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) recently opted for raising funds from the market through issuance of ...
  115. Illinois Tool Works Ups Dividend - Analyst Blog

    August 6, 2012
    Illinois Tool Works Inc.'s (ITW) Board of Directors approved a 6.0% hike in the company's quarterly dividend rate. The revised ...
  116. Stock Market News for August 6, 2012 - Market News

    August 6, 2012
    A strong nonfarm payroll report helped benchmarks snap their four-day losing streak on Friday. More importantly, strategists ...
  117. Time For Cameron To Start Flexing

    July 31, 2012
    Cameron could be on the cusp of significant order and profit growth.
  118. Whirlpool Misses Estimates - Analyst Blog

    July 24, 2012
    Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) saw its adjusted net income of $1.55 per share in the second quarter of 2012 nearly doubled from ...
  119. Company News for July 23, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 23, 2012
    "    Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported fourth quarter earnings per share of $0.73, beating the Zacks Consensus ...
  120. Stock Market News for July 23, 2012 - Market News

    July 23, 2012
    European debt concerns returned to haunt the markets and overshadowed strong corporate results to end the benchmarks' three-day ...
  121. Bull Vs. Bear: Netflix Can Rise Back To $100

    July 17, 2012
    With Netflix's price around $84 as of this writing, it's not hard to argue that these shares could hit $100 again.
  122. Rebound In Eurozone Industrial Production Doesn't Seem To Matter

    July 13, 2012
    Positive Eurozone industrial production data is more noise than news. This recent downturn in the global equity markets would ...
  123. Whirlpool Downgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    We are downgrading our long-term recommendation on Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) to Neutral. The company might face significant ...
  124. Boeing Makes Brisk Biz at Airshow - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    Leading commercial airplane producer, The Boeing Co. (BA) has started the iconic Farnborough International Airshow, held ...
  125. According To Siemens, An Industrial Rebound May Not Be Around ...

    July 3, 2012
    Investors who can live with the risk of taking a 20-30% paper loss in the short run may be willing to buy Siemens' stocks ...
  126. June's Best Dow Stocks

    June 30, 2012
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed June and the second quarter in stellar fashion with an astounding 278-point gain ...
  127. Actuant Down To One Horse

    June 25, 2012
    Even if Actuant can grow free cash flow at a high single-digit rate over the next decade, these shares aren't compelling ...
  128. Fed Doesn't Do Much For Sectors That Need Help

    June 21, 2012
    Another Federal Open Market Committee confab has drawn to a close and with hopes for more quantitative easing have once again ...
  129. American Superconductor - From A Growth Play To A Survival Story

    June 8, 2012
    American Superconductor gave investors a glimpse of a successful future only to see market conditions erode significantly. ...
  130. Pall's Growth Doesn't Support The Valuation

    June 8, 2012
    Pall's mediocre growth doesn't justify a premium valuation.
  131. A Trader's Guide to (ACOM)

    June 7, 2012
    Online family history and genealogy resource (NASDAQ: ACOM) popped on Wednesday as news came through of the ...
  132. Do Factory Orders Mean Bad Things For Industrial Stocks?

    June 4, 2012
    These days, almost every sector under the sun is intimately tied to economic data points, both foreign and domestic, but ...
  133. Premium-Price athenahealth Leaves Little Room For Error

    June 1, 2012
    athenahealth has the growth, but a nose-bleed valuation to match.
  134. For Joy Global, It's No Longer "If" Or "When" But, "How Long?"

    June 1, 2012
    With the slowdown in mining equipment, Joy Global may lag for a while.
  135. ABB's Powerful Upside Potential

    May 31, 2012
    ABB's stock could eventually rally from recent lows.
  136. Five Wind Energy Stocks To Watch

    May 28, 2012
    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value ...
  137. Invest In These Four Socially Responsible Stocks

    May 23, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  138. The LED Market Gets Brighter

    May 23, 2012
    As we continue to grapple with increasing energy demands, innovative technology like LEDs are helping us find solutions.
  139. Exxon Mobil Staying Energetic

    May 2, 2012
    Exxon Mobil doesn't appear to be having any expansion problems whatsoever.
  140. Earnings Scorecard: Illinois Tool - Analyst Blog

    May 1, 2012
    Earnings Scorecard: Illinois Tool - Analyst Blog
  141. XLI: Earnings, Data Battle To A Wednesday Draw

    May 1, 2012
    XLI: Earnings, Data Battle To A Wednesday Draw
  142. Trying To Balance Opportunity And Expectation At Cameron

    April 30, 2012
    Cameron's order book is swelling, but the valuation is pinched
  143. Orders Will Be The Wind Beneath Boeing's Wings

    April 30, 2012
    The run in commercial aerospace is on, and both Boeing and EADS' Airbus will be spending the next few years delivering on ...
  144. The Week Ahead: Will Europe Spoil Apple's Party?

    April 28, 2012
    If this surprisingly good week makes you want to jump back into stocks with both feet, be patient, writes MoneyShow’s ...
  145. Illinois Tool Works Stuck In "Good, Not Great"

    April 27, 2012
    Illinois is doing OK, but OK isn't good enough to move the stock much higher. Find out why Illinois is a great company, but ...
  146. 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 ...
  147. 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 ...
  148. Honeywell An Appealing Conglomeration

    April 24, 2012
    Honeywell offers a decent combination of growth, dividend income and a reasonable valuation.
  149. A Letter from 'North Korea'

    March 29, 2012
    By most economic measures, heavily regulated, mostly Democratic Massachusetts has outperformed the national economy in recent ...
  150. 5 Wind Energy Stocks To Watch

    March 23, 2012
    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value ...
  151. PC-Tel May Be Signaling "Buy"

    March 15, 2012
    PCTEL is an obscure tech company with an interesting security venture.
  152. Itron's Path Won't Be Smooth, But The Growth Could Be There

    March 7, 2012
    Assuming less than 8% compound free cash flow growth over the next decade, Itron shares could still hold fair value in the ...
  153. Esterline Tech's Primary Growth Avenues

    March 7, 2012
    Esterline's future growth trends are likely to be much more challenging.
  154. Quite a Coup for the New ITT

    March 3, 2012
    Addition by subtractions is paying off for the refocused industrial specialist, writes senior editor Igor Greenwald. ...
  155. Is It Finally Solar Energy's Year?

    February 17, 2012
    The solar energy sector could be having one of the best years in its history.
  156. Can EnergySolutions Drive Value From Scarce Assets?

    February 15, 2012
    EnergySolutions seems undervalued with scarce assets. If it posts any long-term growth in free cash flow, the stock will ...
  157. America's Most Exciting Bank

    February 9, 2012
    Once the thrift next door, Berkshire Hills Bancorp has grown into an aggressive and highly successful regional lender, writes ...
  158. Can Zoltek Keep The Wind At Its Back?

    February 8, 2012
    Zoltek was set up to soar on a big beat.
  159. Cameron Waiting For The Subsea Story To Surface

    February 7, 2012
    Cameron's present is a little challenging, but the future is bright.
  160. Whirlpool Not Just Another Doomed U.S. Manufacturer

    February 6, 2012
    Whirlpool is stronger than many may assume.
  161. Honeywell Firing On All Investment Cylinders

    February 2, 2012
    Honeywell had a good year and another solid quarter. In addition, the company offers a reasonable valuation, a decent dividend-yield ...
  162. Baker Hughes Not Helping The Sentiment On North American Energy

    January 25, 2012
    Baker Hughes follows the same rocky road as other energy service giants.
  163. 5 Wind Energy Stocks To Watch

    January 18, 2012
    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value ...
  164. 4 Stocks To Contemplate Before Friday

    January 16, 2012
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on January 20th.
  165. The Hot ETF for 2012

    January 11, 2012
    Here's a look at the method behind the picking my annual Hot Hand, so even if the pick misfires, at least you can buy into ...
  166. Europe Won't Kill Siemens

    January 11, 2012
    Siemens may have ambitious goals, but valuation is not demanding.
  167. Philips – Plenty Of Cloud, Minimal Silver Lining

    January 11, 2012
    Koninklijke Philips suffers through yet another poor quarter.
  168. Playing BlackRock's 2012 Forecast

    January 10, 2012
    Strategists at BlackRock estimate that 2012 will be another year of slow economic growth.
  169. The Year In Solar

    December 26, 2011
    For those investors in the solar sector, 2011 could be a year to forget. Slowing global growth, zero money for subsides and ...
  170. 2011 In Review - Conglomerates

    December 22, 2011
    Conglomerates were largely in the red for 2011.
  171. SonoSite Finds Its Deal

    December 20, 2011
    SonoSite finally finds its buyer.
  172. November's Rail Data Supports A Strong Economy

    December 14, 2011
    Rail data continues to support the idea that the economy is growing, despite what the markets would have you believe.
  173. Pall And The High Cost Of Excellence

    December 13, 2011
    Pall offers an attractive, well-run business, but Wall Street already knows that.
  174. US Solar Industry: Up to the Challenge?

    December 2, 2011
    In the wake of the Solyndra implosion, there are a lot of questions about America’s interest and commitment to growing ...
  175. LEEDing REITs See Green

    November 22, 2011
    REITs that embrace sustainability will ultimately be the leaders in future Class A space.
  176. Is Hologic A Coiled Spring?

    November 11, 2011
    Hologic looks cheap on even modest growth recovery expectations.
  177. China Says No To Incandescents

    November 9, 2011
    China’s decision to phase-out incandescent bulbs is a huge win for the LED and energy efficient lighting industry.
  178. Transocean Has Value, But Badly Needs Growth

    November 7, 2011
    Transocean has been underperforming, but the value is compelling.
  179. 5 Wind Energy Stocks To Watch

    November 4, 2011
    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value ...
  180. Bulls Onboard Boeing

    October 31, 2011
    Boeing's valuation is appealing, but the story is well known.
  181. Dover's Price Underestimates Its Prospects

    October 26, 2011
    Dover's challenges seem more than discounted by today's stock price.
  182. 5 Stocks To Know For Friday

    October 20, 2011
    Here are five companies that will be releasing their earnings on October 21.
  183. Still Waiting For Alcoa To Work

    October 17, 2011
    Alcoa is a captive of the aluminum cycle. If the economy strengthens, it's stock should do better. Alcoa as a value stock ...
  184. Can ADA-ES Make The Improbable Possible?

    September 29, 2011
    Has ADA-ES found a saleable product in clean coal?
  185. 5 Wind Energy Stocks To Watch

    September 29, 2011
    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value ...
  186. An Opportunity To Play The Growth In Wind Energy

    September 23, 2011
    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value ...
  187. Pall May Be Offering An Entry Point

    September 20, 2011
    Pall's market balance could make it an outperformer in a slower economy.
  188. Will Obama's Plan Boost Infrastructure Names?

    September 15, 2011
    Will infrastructure spending stimulate these stocks?
  189. FuelCell Energy – Is The Corner In Sight?

    September 14, 2011
    FuelCell makes its first ever gross profit, but real success is still far away.
  190. One Old, One New, Both Buys

    September 1, 2011
    These two companies have entered the consciousness of not only most Americans, but most people in the world, and their stocks ...
  191. Still A Lot Of Questions At LDK Solar

    September 1, 2011
    LDK is undervalued, but there are better ideas in solar.
  192. AAA-Rated Stocks Lead S&P 500

    August 25, 2011
    These four blue chips are the only S&P 500 companies with AAA credit ratings, a distinction that shows superior financial ...
  193. July's Rail Traffic Data As Clear As Mud

    August 15, 2011
    Rail traffic offers up another confusing good-news/bad-news glimpse of the economy.
  194. Hologic Holding Its Place

    August 8, 2011
    Hologic's volume is not great today, but business should improve more than the market currently believes.
  195. 2 "Baby Conglomerates" to Watch

    August 7, 2011
    Conglomerates are usually a safe place to park money in a volatile market, and now a new class of “baby conglomerates” ...
  196. The Case For The Industrial Sector

    August 4, 2011
    They are "old school", and maybe even a little boring, but industrials can sure put up the numbers.
  197. Investors Gush Over Cameron

    August 4, 2011
    Orders have started to flow into Cameron again.
  198. Momentum Building In National Oilwell Varco's Business

    August 3, 2011
    Strong order intake suggests the long-awaited capex binge may be beginning.
  199. Illinois Tool Works Spooks The Street

    August 2, 2011
    Normally steady Illinois Tool Works has made investors anxious.
  200. All Is Well At Honeywell

    July 28, 2011
    Honeywell is well positioned to take advantage of an eventual recovery in global industrial economic activity.
  201. Danaher Delivers On High Expectations

    July 27, 2011
    Danaher may not have hit the top of the range, but the consistency is there.
  202. United Technologies Finds Some Turbulence

    July 25, 2011
    Competitive losses and iffy margins shake up a well-valued story.
  203. Earnings Preview for July 22

    July 21, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on July 22.
  204. Ways To Invest In A Growing Brazil

    July 19, 2011
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  205. Netflix Hikes Prices, Coinstar Cashes In

    July 14, 2011
    Coinstar will benefit from Netflix upping its pricing packages for movie subscription delivery service.
  206. Better Budgets, Better Times For Robots

    July 12, 2011
    With healthier budgets at hospitals, robots are looking better and better.
  207. National Presto's Understated Dividend Income Capacity

    July 4, 2011
    National Presto pays a special dividend to shareholders and it may be of interest to income-minded investors.
  208. Wanted: Adults to Tackle Budget Mess

    July 3, 2011
    If we’re going to give companies another huge tax break, let’s make sure it really spurs hiring this time around, ...
  209. Acuity Shines A Little Brighter

    July 1, 2011
    Acuity is a bright spot in a dim lighting market.
  210. Siemens Says The Easy Work Is Done

    June 28, 2011
    Guidance from Siemens suggests that the going is about to get tougher for diversified industrials.
  211. Philips Needs A Shake-Up

    June 23, 2011
    Philips badly needs to reform and rebuild its operations.
  212. Should Investors Worry If Gen-Probe Doesn't Sell Out?

    June 10, 2011
    Not selling may be the best move Gen-Probe can make for its shareholders.
  213. Cascade Results Indicate A Lift In The Global Economy

    June 7, 2011
    Cascade's current operating levels leave further room for recovery to previous highs.
  214. Is Europe Abandoning The Atom?

    June 6, 2011
    Recent decisions to abandon nuclear power may not be so easy to do as to say.
  215. American Superconductor Flickering

    June 3, 2011
    American Superconductor is getting crushed by its huge reliance on a single customer.
  216. It's Time For Skechers To Shape Up

    June 1, 2011
    Skechers is trading at a 52-week low these days, less than a year removed from $48. We'll look at whether it can climb back ...
  217. Healthcare Stocks That Will Heal Your Portfolio

    May 31, 2011
    Healthcare IT has many players. We look at which ones provide some payback for investors.
  218. India's Infrastructure: Much Work To Be Done

    May 18, 2011
    India represents much opportunity. However, until it gets its infrastructure in order, that potential will be muted.
  219. Hologic Holding The Line

    May 4, 2011
    Hologic lacks exciting growth, but the technology is in place for better growth in the future.
  220. Is Dover Worth The Trouble?

    April 26, 2011
    Dover is looking better than ever before.
  221. It's Time To Invest In Brazil

    April 20, 2011
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  222. Is Tech Undervalued?

    March 29, 2011
    Now may be a good time for value investors to take a serious look at the tech sector.
  223. Unjustified Post-Tsunami Pullback

    March 25, 2011
    The catastrophe in Northern Japan is causing an unjustified sell off. This may represent a buying opportunity.
  224. 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.
  225. Nuclear Energy - The Emotion Trade Is In Full Swing

    March 17, 2011
    Emotion has taken a bite out of nuclear energy stocks, but investors should approach with caution.
  226. Nautilus Finally Weighs In

    March 14, 2011
    Nautilus shares have been in the dumpster for a long time, but the company appears to be taking strides to return to the ...
  227. Power-One: Profitable And Cheap

    February 22, 2011
    Due to wind power being in its infancy, many think that it's not profitable, but Power-One proves that theory wrong.
  228. A Siemens Shopping List

    February 17, 2011
    Siemens wants to go shopping, and these companies may find themselves in demand.
  229. 7 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    February 17, 2011
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  230. Disney And The Rich Getting Richer

    February 11, 2011
    Disney is riding an improving tide of consumer and ad spending.
  231. Cameron And National Oilwell Looking For A Busier 2011

    February 7, 2011
    Offshore energy development looks to be a boon for both companies in the coming years.
  232. Honeywell Looking Sweet

    January 31, 2011
    Honeywell is performing well already and a recovery in aerospace could be the cherry on top.
  233. Novartis Building Itself Into A One-Stop Shop

    January 26, 2011
    Novartis takes another step into molecular diagnostics.
  234. Med-Tech Choice Is Simply Intuitive

    January 25, 2011
    Intuitive posted reassuring growth, but needs to continue penetrating new markets.
  235. 5 Earnings Announcements To Watch

    January 19, 2011
    Earnings reports are significant events for every stock. Here are 5 earnings announcement that you should check out.
  236. Cloud Computing's Stealth Beneficiary

    January 18, 2011
    Learn how to get into the cloud computing craze now without paying a fortune for a SAAS stock.
  237. Quenching A Thirst With Desalination Plays

    January 7, 2011
    As our planet's population continues to expand at its rapid pace, more pressure is being placed on our water resources.
  238. Four Large Caps With Solid Fundamentals (FTE, IXP, CMCSA, SNP, ...

    January 7, 2011
    For those willing to look, companies with good fundamentals are still around - and the rewards are worthwhile.
  239. December's Best And Worst Performing Dow 30 Components

    January 3, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks of December 2010!
  240. 2010: The Year In Med-Tech Deals

    December 29, 2010
    2010 was a relatively slow year for deals in the med-tech sector.
  241. 2011: The Year The "Dogs" Stop Chasing Tails?

    December 20, 2010
    What are 2011's "Dogs of the Dow" apt to be, and more importantly, should we even care?
  242. HEICO Flying

    December 17, 2010
    A below-the-radar aerospace supplier is profiting from the recovery in travel.
  243. Oceaneering: A Bet On The Deepwater

    December 16, 2010
    Oceaneering is leveraged to the exploration and development of deepwater oil and gas fields across the globe. This area will ...
  244. Does Beckman Bow To The Inevitable?

    December 14, 2010
    Beckman is doing right by shareholders if it sells the company.
  245. Can Boeing Afford More Delays?

    December 8, 2010
    Boeing's delays could likely give an opening to a global set of would-be rivals.
  246. Brazillian Stocks To Watch In 2011

    December 8, 2010
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  247. A Long-Awaited Move From ABB

    December 1, 2010
    ABB pays up for a quality asset that patches a hole in its product line.
  248. Allegheny Becomes Broader Still

    November 19, 2010
    Allegheny takes another step beyond its history as an alloy specialist.
  249. MELA Sciences' New Device: Will It Be Approved?

    November 19, 2010
    A surprising panel decision raises hopes, but offers no guarantees.
  250. A123 Causing Investors' Patience To Flicker

    November 16, 2010
    A123 continues to test the patience of investors waiting for commercial-scale production.
  251. Looking Glass Reveals Better Results At Disney

    November 15, 2010
    Disney is doing better than reported numbers suggest, but the stock already knows it.
  252. With Minimal Expectations, Hologic Could Still Surprise

    November 10, 2010
    Hologic is suffering from low expectations, but value investors may have a bargain here.
  253. Two Green Energy Companies Moving In Different Directions

    November 4, 2010
    Comparing these two companies now to five years ago shows how quickly fortunes change in emerging technologies.
  254. United Technologies Runs A Tight Ship

    November 3, 2010
    United Technologies looks great for the longer term. Right now the stock is trading at a favorable price-to-expected earnings ...
  255. Media Mashup: Who Owns Whom?

    September 27, 2010
    You'd be surprised by how many publications fall under the umbrella of one company. Discover the big media companies and ...
  256. A Nuclear Revival

    September 24, 2010
    As governments everywhere search for "clean" energy sources to meet our increasing needs, nuclear power is once again in ...
  257. Finding Nuggets In The Alaska Permanent Fund

    September 16, 2010
    Check out some the top picks from the Alaska Permanent Fund. Will they pay off or are they just fool's gold?
  258. 5 Healthcare IT Stocks To Know

    September 8, 2010
    Healthcare IT has many players. We look at which ones provide some payback for investors.
  259. A Look At The Smart-Meter Makers

    September 7, 2010
    Our aging electric grid in need of a major overhaul, and the smart-meter makers are in a unique position to profit from this ...
  260. Signs Of Life In Radiation Therapy

    September 3, 2010
    Hospital spending on big-ticket items is recovering and that should be good news for the radiation oncology sector.
  261. 4 Reasons 'Made In The U.S.A.' Wins

    August 24, 2010
    Recent articles about rising Chinese wages and implementing wage-equalization import taxes has me thinking "Made in the U.S.A." ...
  262. The Next-Gen Sequencing Pot Keeps Bubbling

    August 23, 2010
    Last week saw two major developments in one of the fastest-growing arenas of life science.
  263. Boost Your Dividends With These Large Caps

    August 20, 2010
    These stocks will inject higher dividends into your portfolio.
  264. The Curious Case Of PPCO

    August 11, 2010
    Endo's deal for Penwest makes sense, but it seems like there may have been some shennanigans with the stock in the days before ...
  265. Still Time To Buy Hologic

    August 5, 2010
    Hologic is still suffering from the economy, but more profitable days should lie ahead.
  266. How Cool Is Ingersoll Rand?

    July 26, 2010
    Might Ingersoll Rand's good news be seen as bad news for the broader market?
  267. Dover Does Diversification

    July 26, 2010
    Dover's businesses are not flashy or well-known, but a few more quarters of 20%+ growth could change that.
  268. Opportunities In LEDs

    July 6, 2010
    As energy consumption continues to rise along with our population, LEDs will become more popular.
  269. Investing In The Adspend Portfolio

    June 28, 2010
    Does advertising spending predict stock returns? Find out here.
  270. Green China

    June 10, 2010
    For all of the criticism China receives for its pollution problems, many companies stand to benefit when China goes green.
  271. Sequencing Wars - The Third Generation

    June 10, 2010
    Life sciences companies are gearing up for a battle that could decide hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and the ...
  272. Allscripts + Eclipsys = A Deal That Makes Sense

    June 9, 2010
    Allscripts and Eclipsys complement each other well and should create a powerful force in a lucrative, but underpenetrated, ...
  273. An Increasingly Small World For Disney

    May 13, 2010
    Can Disney still bank on beloved brands to boost earnings?
  274. Make Way For Energy-Efficient Buildings

    May 12, 2010
    While the current Cash for Caulkers bill on the table pales in comparison to original proposal, it still represents a great ...
  275. Dow's Biggest Losers When It Tanked

    May 10, 2010
    On Thursday, May 6, the Dow tanked 1,000 points before pushing its way back up.
  276. Shopping Time In Medical Technology?

    May 6, 2010
    Is Medtronic's acquisition of ATS Medical the beginning of another M&A wave in med-tech?
  277. Three Growth Med-Techs Show Their Cards

    May 6, 2010
    Three quality growth med-techs reported earnings Monday evening, May 3, with varying degrees of performance.
  278. Investing in Earth Day

    April 30, 2010
    As Earth Day passes, understanding how to invest in an earth-friendly manner is sometimes not always clear.
  279. Whirlpool Cleans Up

    April 28, 2010
    Whirlpool and other home-appliance manufacturers show that the U.S. consumer appears to back in a buying mood.
  280. Companies Printing Money

    April 27, 2010
    Xerox and several other companies have turned in good earnings numbers here in the first quarter.
  281. Let The Earnings Begin

    April 14, 2010
    Investors should sift through these reports for clues on the strength of the economy and the consumer.
  282. The Comeback Kids

    April 14, 2010
    We look at some companies that have been rebounding, and some that might start.
  283. Venture Capital Plugs Back In To Cleantech

    April 13, 2010
    Venture capital is growing in the cleantech sector once again. Find out how to play on this trend in your portfolio.
  284. Stealth Infrastructure Plays

    March 29, 2010
    Worldwide infrastructure spending is on the rise and there are many ways to play. We look at three of the stronger picks.
  285. Undesirable Dividends

    March 22, 2010
    For many reasons, high dividend yields can be dangerous. Read on to find out how.
  286. Stocks Seeing Recent Action

    March 17, 2010
    These stocks have seen increased investor activity lately - but what does that really mean?
  287. Setting The Medical Records Straight

    March 16, 2010
    There are an estimated 300-400 companies selling electronic medical records systems in the U.S. Most are small businesses.
  288. Dow Jones Industrials Play The Share Buyback Game

    March 10, 2010
    A look at five companies from the Dow Jones Industrial Average that repurchased stock in 2007 and how they've done since.
  289. Will History Repeat Itself?

    February 22, 2010
    During the previous energy cycle peak in the early 1980s, many outside companies bought oil and gas companies, suggesting ...
  290. There's Value In Analogic

    February 1, 2010
    Heartland Advisors owns 11% of Analogic. Why does the Lipper Award winner like the medical imaging and security company?
  291. Four Large Caps With Dynamite Fundamentals

    January 28, 2010
    For those willing to look, companies with good fundamentals are still around - and the rewards are worthwhile.
  292. CEOs' Retirement Savings Are Safe: Are Yours?

    January 21, 2010
    CEOs make huges salaries, yet corporate boards still feel compelled to guarantee huge retirement packages.
  293. Is Finance Ruining Movies?

    January 19, 2010
    Is the financial industry ruining movies? That depends on whom you ask.
  294. The Power Of Dividends

    January 12, 2010
    Dividends are often ignored by investors looking for something flashier.
  295. These Dow Dogs Won't Be Dogs For Long

    January 8, 2010
    These big-name stocks may look boring now, but they're some of most attractive investments for the general investing public.
  296. 2010 Vancouver Olympics Winners and Losers

    January 5, 2010
    It's not just athletes who will win and lose in Vancouver. Find out which companies have the most at stake.
  297. 2009's "Dogs of the Dow"

    December 31, 2009
    Was there any bite to the Dogs of the Dow strategy last year?
  298. Big Buys Of 2009

    December 31, 2009
    The market's impressive rally since March can be attributed largely to the mega deals of the last year.
  299. A Review Of 2009 In Property and Casualty Insurance

    December 29, 2009
    This market paid off for those who had the fortitude to invest.
  300. A Review Of The Drug Makers Of 2009

    December 29, 2009
    Corporate deal-making was the name of the big pharma game in 2009 and will likely continue into the new year.
  301. Executive Bonuses Must Go

    December 3, 2009
    Professor Henry Mintzberg wrote an article about why executive bonuses must go. We look at the Forbes' CEO compensation list ...
  302. Four Interesting Minority Investments

    November 16, 2009
    Minority interests can be great investments, but you have to do a little digging to find ones worth looking at.
  303. Betting On Brazil's Future

    November 5, 2009
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  304. Whirpool Can Go Higher From Here

    October 28, 2009
    Whirlpool's earnings release shows that the company can do well even during a recession. Is it time for investors to get ...
  305. Going To The Next Level For United

    October 26, 2009
    United's long-term outlook is promising - this is one conglomerate that's here to stay.
  306. Hedge Fund Vet Launches First U.S. 'Green' Fund Of Funds

    October 22, 2009
    Bookbinder Capital Management recently rolled out TerraVerde Capital Partners, a fund of funds that invests only in green ...
  307. The Smart Grid Gets Smarter

    October 20, 2009
    The smart grid is finally coming together through partnerships.
  308. Stocks Going Into The Tank-Less

    October 19, 2009
    Tankless water heaters are popular these days. This article looks at a couple of the main North American players.
  309. A123 Systems IPO Soars

    September 29, 2009
    The initial public offering of A123 Systems had a strong first day, but this may not be indicative of a new boom in the IPO ...
  310. Developing West African Oil Plays

    September 18, 2009
    Anadarko Petroleum proves once again that there is plenty of oil and gas reserves out there.
  311. Bears Are Still Growling On Wall Street

    September 1, 2009
    Not every investor is optimistic about the economy, and this attitude shows in an examination of the latest data on short ...
  312. Cable's Hearing Footsteps

    July 30, 2009
    Searching for cable alternatives leads investors to internet brands and content distributors.
  313. Netflix Deserves Some Respect

    July 28, 2009
    Despite the market's pessimism, Netflix shares are worth a closer look.
  314. Making The Case For United

    June 19, 2009
    United's consistent EPS projection and solid business holdings make it a great deal right now.
  315. Unconventional Wind-Energy Plays

    June 17, 2009
    The wind energy sector is starting to take off and investors can get in on some alternative companies with big potential.
  316. Is It Time To Buy Kodak?

    June 11, 2009
    Eastman Kodak has missed out on the huge market rally. Is it time to take a chance on this storied name?
  317. The CEO's Price Tag

    May 26, 2009
    I did a story about deep value recently and one of the names in the story was Under Armour, the athlectic apparel and footwear ...
  318. Five Dividend Darlings

    April 29, 2009
    Dividend-paying stocks definitely have advantages. If your portfolio could use some downside protection, check out our list.
  319. 4 ETFs On Fire Right Now

    April 29, 2009
    The 4 best performing ETFs in the month of April might surprise some investors.
  320. Appliance Companies Ready To Cook

    April 16, 2009
    Population growth will lead to longevity and prosperity for appliance companies like GE.
  321. Buybacks Slowing At Just The Wrong Time

    April 2, 2009
    Stock buybacks slowed in 2008, exactly when they should have increased. Despite stock prices at historical lows, CEOs chose ...
  322. Green Companies Expected To Generate Green

    April 1, 2009
    Companies in the Dow Jones sustainability index might bring stability to your portfolio.
  323. Shale Plays Gone Wild - The Haynesville

    March 20, 2009
    The Haynesville is the most popular shale play, but investors should know it's not the only game in town.
  324. Coach Insiders Bag Some Stock

    March 19, 2009
    Coach's latest trend - insider buying - should inspire some knockoff strategies from retail investors.
  325. Stocks Under $10 Worth A Look

    March 16, 2009
    Learn about stocks under $10 that are still expected to be profitable this year.
  326. Disney's Book-Value Dazzle

    March 10, 2009
    Sometimes stocks that trade below book value can add the needed pixie dust to your portfolio.
  327. Heico Likely To Fly High Again

    March 6, 2009
    This aircraft parts manufacturer will have a tough go in 2009, but its experienced management team will keep it on course.
  328. Five Large-Cap February Flops

    March 4, 2009
    Will selling your stock now save you from future floundering, or can you stomach the flops as they come?
  329. Dark Horse Candidates To Enter The Dow

    March 4, 2009
    The DJIA is sure to be rebalanced over the next year as some members teeter on bankruptcy or face falling from the index.
  330. Against The Grain: Four Stocks Raising Their Dividends

    February 19, 2009
    Looking for divivend stock? Take a look at these four companies.
  331. CEO Showdown: Tony Dungy Vs. Carol Bartz

    February 4, 2009
    CEOs adopt many different styles, but is it better to be nasty or nice?
  332. Dresser-Rand: Pain Now, Profit Later

    January 26, 2009
    Dresser-Rand faces a rocky short-term, but holds potential for long-term success.
  333. Thinking Green Jobs

    January 15, 2009
    Investors following the surge of green industry jobs have many options to consider.
  334. Is Sony Doomed?

    December 10, 2008
    Layoffs may help today, but that isn't the company's biggest problem.
  335. Visiting The Dow For The Holidays

    November 14, 2008
    Setting aside a slice of your holiday shopping budget leaves room for dividend paying stocking stuffers.
  336. Disney's Beautiful And Beastly Fourth Quarter

    November 10, 2008
    Weak fourth quarter results not a poisonous apple for diversified Disney.
  337. Hospital Spending Fears Expose SonoSite

    November 5, 2008
    Small med-tech player SonoSite struggles to stay ahead of frozen hospital budgets and tough credit environment.
  338. Seeing Green With Alternative Energy Play

    October 31, 2008
    Learn to use ETFs and the current market distaste for the sector to dip into long-term green energy investments.
  339. Varian Keeps Beaming

    October 30, 2008
    Frozen credit markets are no match for a product that makes money for hospitals.
  340. Honeywell Delivers Sour Q4 Guidance

    October 21, 2008
    Third-quarter earnings were solid, but Honeywell's bleak predictions for Q4 could push the stock lower.
  341. Waiting For The Dips On Intuitive Surgical

    October 21, 2008
    When a growth stock with excellent prospects sells off on good earnings, what's an investor to do?
  342. Polaris Still Shining

    October 16, 2008
    You wouldn't think that a recreational vehicle company would be holding up well, but Polaris is defying the conventional ...
  343. Even Purity Gets Punished

    October 10, 2008
    Banco Santander avoided subprime loans and risky bets yet it has been punished with the rest. Can any bank investment really ...
  344. AMD Spinoff Won't Slay The Giant

    October 9, 2008
    AMD's latest move is spinning off its manufacturing operations, but Goliath Intel refuses to go down no matter how many rocks ...
  345. Coping With Dow 9,000

    October 7, 2008
    A breakout of the most resilient components in a falling Dow.
  346. No Shadow On Pall

    September 17, 2008
    Pall offers a growing business free of the doom and gloom surrounding housing, credit or the consumer.
  347. Top 5 Volume Stocks For September 16

    September 16, 2008
    A look at five of the most active stocks in the market by midday, with a focus on embattled AIG.
  348. Signs The Market Is At Rock Bottom (Again)

    September 15, 2008
    Many have unsuccessfully tried to call a bottom, but perhaps the stars have finally aligned. Learn which stocks could be ...
  349. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For September 3

    September 3, 2008
    Let the Dogs of the Dow strategy point you to potential winners. This week's best of breed is DuPont.
  350. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For August 27

    August 27, 2008
    The Dogs of the Dow strategy involves buying the index's highest yielding stocks and waiting for their prices to rise. This ...
  351. Investing In The Beijing Olympics

    August 20, 2008
    The Beijing Games have been in the media spotlight for months. Learn which sponsors, partners and suppliers are cashing in.
  352. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For August 19

    August 19, 2008
    The Dogs of the Dow strategy involves buying the index's highest yielding stocks and waiting for their prices to go up. Best ...
  353. Spielberg Goes Bollywood?

    August 11, 2008
    Bollywood giant Reliance ADA Group offered $550 million to Steven Spielberg and his DreamWorks SKG team to jump ship.
  354. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For August 11

    August 11, 2008
    The Dogs of the Dow strategy involves buying the index's highest yielding stocks and waiting for their prices to go up. Pfizer ...
  355. Big Banks Move Into Microfinance-For-Profit

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  356. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For July 29

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    The Dogs of the Dow strategy lets investors find undervalued blue chips. This week the best of breed is GE.
  357. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For July 17

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    The Dogs of the Dow strategy involves buying the index's highest yielding stocks and waiting for their prices to go up. We ...
  358. Five Low P/E Bargains For July 15

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    Stocks with low price-to-earnings ratios tend to beat the market. This week features Archer Daniels Midland and insurer Metlife.
  359. Echelon Turns Off The Lights On Energy Waste

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    This small company has several big contracts, but can its simple, power saving products generate real earnings?
  360. America's Wind-Power Winners

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    The Department of Energy says 20% of U.S. power could come from wind by 2030. It is time to uncover which companies will ...
  361. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show

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  362. Investor Relations Counts

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    Public companies that refuse to communicate with the public are dangerous investments. We examine those that are best at ...
  363. Slimmed-Down Target Looks Sexy

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  364. Big Blue's Big Problem

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    IBM has delivered impressive results, but sustaining top-line growth of just 5% is like creating one Fortune 500 company ...
  365. Sweet Sweet Honeywell

    April 22, 2008
    Many thought GE's struggles were the industry's struggles, but if that's the case how did Honeywell increase earnings?
  366. Earth Day Stocks To Know

    April 22, 2008
    ReneSola continues to impress as shares in solar manufacturing surge, meanwhile GE is on the forefront of water shortage ...
  367. Motorola: Breaking Up Is Dumb To Do

    March 28, 2008
    Motorola grabbed attention when it announced a break up plan. Will spinning off its handset business really revive the stock?
  368. 3M A Tight Ship For Rough Seas (MMM)

    January 30, 2008
    After the recent selloff, 3M has now joined the club of bluechip bellweathers that can be had at an attractive price.
  369. Leading Healthcare's Record Keeping Revolution (CERN, MDRX, HLTH)

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  370. Online News Key For Media Giants (NYT, TRB, WPO)

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  371. Danaher Has Conglomerate Disease (DHR)

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    Danaher is a smaller conglomerate than GE or UTX, but it also suffers on Wall Street because it has so many moving parts. ...
  372. Off the Pace (PACR)

    May 3, 2007
    Positioned within a booming industry Pacer should be prospering, yet the company is falling behind its peers.
  373. Can Standard Register Raise Its Standards? (SR)

    May 1, 2007
    Standard Register has a history of erratic earnings; the downtimes often present a buying opportunity.
  374. Are Changes Needed After Tuesday's Sell-Off?

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    In the wake of Tuesday's dramatic sell-off, what portfolio alterations are needed going forward?
  375. Paying Steep CEO Salaries For Flat Share Price Performance

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    Are the lucrative pay packages of today's prominent executives really worth the high price tag?
  376. Back To The Future

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    Energy Conversion Devices may have a futuristic advantage in alternative fuel markets.
  377. Intel Treads Water

    April 18, 2006
    Intel is destined to remain a market performer.
  378. CBS Signal Stays Flat

    April 10, 2006
    The network broadcaster's stock could stay in a holding pattern.
  379. More Than Wal-Mart Savings & Loan

    February 22, 2006
    A look inside Wal-Mart's financial services foray and what it means for investors.
  380. The Most Useless Recommendation - Hold

    February 6, 2006
    A look at the puzzling hold recommendation.
  381. Earnings Ain't What They Used to Be

    November 1, 2005
    Getting lost in all the earnings numbers being thrown your way? Let's take a closer look at the number companies are reporting ...
  382. 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.
  383. The Law of Large Numbers

    August 8, 2005
    How big is too big? In this piece we tackle the problem of companies that may be 'too big' for your portfolio.
  384. Does Google's Price Tag Make Sense?

    August 3, 2005
    At times (the Advisor office no exception) there has been talk of a mini bubble in Google’s stock. The questions that needs ...
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