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  1. The 3 Most influential Companies Of The Decade

    April 24, 2015
    These three companies may be the most influential of the decade.
  2. How Caterpillar Hopes to Profit From Big Data

    April 20, 2015
    When most investors think of Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT), they immediately picture the manufacturer's trademark-yellow heavy ...
  3. Are These the Top Dividend Stocks of 2015?

    April 15, 2015
    These dividend-paying companies offer a lot more than just dividends.
  4. Should GE Be Part of Your Portfolio?

    April 15, 2015
    Here's what you need to consider if you are thinking of adding GE to your portfolio.
  5. How Instagram Makes Money

    March 9, 2015
    Like many big names in social media, Instagram started as a fun idea without a clear path to profit.
  6. The 5 Best Fortune 500 Mentorship Programs

    February 23, 2015
    These top Fortune 500 companies offer mentorship programs to recent graduates.
  7. How the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 Indexes Differ

    January 22, 2015
    The S&P 500 and Russell 2000 are used as benchmarks for broader segments of the U.S. stock market. Each index has its own ...
  8. This Blue Chip's Chart is a Red Flag for the Market

    January 18, 2015
    Despite a strong rebound on Friday, all major U.S. indices closed lower for the week. The past two rebounds, in mid-December ...
  9. In The Week Ahead: Why This Chart Is A Red Flag For The Market

    January 18, 2015
    Despite a strong rebound on Friday, all major U.S. indices closed lower for the week. The past two rebounds, in mid-December ...
  10. The State Of 3-D Printing in 2015

    January 16, 2015
    As 3-D printing technology continues to advance, it's no longer far-fetched to imagine 3-D printers in everyday households. ...
  11. General Electric: Good News/Bad News

    January 15, 2015
    General Electric is generous to its shareholders, but that's not the only factor to consider.
  12. The Internet Of Things In 2015

    January 9, 2015
    By now, the internet has made its way into nearly all of our homes and via mobile devices into our pockets. Technology think-tank ...
  13. Most Powerful And Influential Public Companies In 3 Metrics

    December 9, 2014
    There are many ways to rank the word's most powerful companies. Looking at market value, brand value or sales revenue are ...
  14. How do you compare the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and ...

    October 2, 2014
    See how the Dow Jones Industrial Average and TSX Composite move according to factors in their respective countries and from ...
  15. 3 Nuclear Energy Projects That Could Begin Soon

    September 12, 2014
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a generic environmental impact statement a few weeks ago. The statement is in ...
  16. 5 Businesses That Started During A Recession

    September 5, 2014
    These companies found success despite being started during economic downturns.
  17. Takeaways From Buffett’s Preferred Stock Deal

    September 5, 2014
    Warren Buffett announced his involvement in Burger King Worldwide’s (BKW) proposed takeover of Tim Hortons (THI).
  18. The Companies That Headline The S&P 500

    September 4, 2014
    These companies are the creme de la creme of the S&P 500. Here's how they got there.
  19. Invest In Large-Cap Value Stocks With This ETF

    August 29, 2014
    What's the best ETF for investing in large-cap value stocks? Read on...
  20. Warning: Europe Is Tanking -- And It Could Hit Your Portfolio ...

    August 17, 2014
    Over the past two years, investors have come to think of U.S. and Europe in a similar light. Each area represents 25% of ...
  21. Warning: Europe’s Economies Are Tanking And It Could Hit Your ...

    August 17, 2014
    Over the past two years, investors have come to think of U.S. and Europe in a similar light. Each area represents 25% of ...
  22. These Companies Delivered Knockout Quarterly Results...Yet Their ...

    August 12, 2014
    It’s best to catch investors in a good mood. If companies deliver bad news when they are optimistic, then they will ...
  23. Earnings Previews: Has Restructuring Paid Off Yet For GE And ...

    July 17, 2014
    The earnings crunch is well underway, and industrials General Electric (NYSE: JCI) will be taking their turns in the earnings ...
  24. Why You Should Invest In Green Energy Right Now

    July 8, 2014
    A new report shows how far renewables will count toward filling our energy needs. Is now the time to invest in green energy? ...
  25. 15 Companies That Are Killing It With Equal Rights

    July 2, 2014
    The Supreme Court's decision on Monday, in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, exempted some companies from offering contraceptive ...
  26. Does Your Portfolio Need A Dose Of Cybersecurity?

    June 9, 2014
    The growing threat of increasingly sophisticated hacker attacks could mean that now is the right time to add cybersecurity ...
  27. Invest Like Warren Buffett With This ETF

    May 30, 2014
    For traders who want to invest like the Oracle of Omaha without all the tedious research, this fund is a good place to start.
  28. How To Earn The Most From CDs When Interest Rates Are Low

    May 22, 2014
    Certificates of deposit might not seem like a good place to keep your money when interest rates are low, but they do offer ...
  29. This ETF Will Deliver Upside With Downside Protection

    May 16, 2014
    With markets near all-time highs as naysayers warn of a coming correction, how can you stick around for more gains and still ...
  30. Will New Orders Help National Oilwell Varco Change Course?

    May 9, 2014
    Drilling for oil without products made by National Oilwell Varco would be like computing without the aid of an Intel or AMD ...
  31. Tax Dodging Companies Cost You More Than $1,200 Each Year

    April 18, 2014
    Every year that multinational corporations and wealthy individuals lower their U.S. tax bills by stashing profits in off-shore ...
  32. Why GE Will Never Break Up

    March 25, 2014
    it's the oldest component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, having joined the index in 1896, and long ago outlasting its ...
  33. S4 NetQuest Looks To Advance eLearning Further

    March 20, 2014
    President and Co-Founder of S4 NetQuest Dr. Jim Guilkey knows the pros and cons of Massive Open Online Courses, as well as ...
  34. Your 2-Step Guide To Spin-Off Investing -- And 3 Picks To Get ...

    March 18, 2014
    We've come a long way from the era of conglomerates. Decades ago, management teams figured that if they can run one business ...
  35. Where Buffett Is Finding The Market's Best Yields

    March 7, 2014
    In today's world of high-frequency, short-term trading, many funds have sprung up that take positions based purely on ...
  36. Options Basics: How to Pick the Right Strike Price

    February 10, 2014
    The strike price has an enormous bearing on how your option trade will play out. Read on to learn about some basic principles ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. Four Large Caps Now In Downtrends

    January 27, 2014
    The S&P 500 may not have confirmed a reversal yet, but these four large caps have
  40. This Trillion-Dollar Catalyst Could Re-Energize GE

    December 18, 2013
    General Electric (NYSE: GE) has taken its share of knocks over the years for lacking vision and its focus on short-term performance.That ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. Big Dividends From Big Data

    November 4, 2013
    As internet traffic continues to skyrocket, the datacenter operators are poised to be a backdoor player in the growth of ...
  44. Tesla Earnings Preview: Still In The Black? (TSLA)

    November 2, 2013
    Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA), which is run and was co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, is scheduled to report its third-quarter ...
  45. 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 ...
  46. Boeing Shares Climb Thanks To Strong Earnings

    October 23, 2013
    Boeing reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings fueled by a 14% surge in deliveries.
  47. 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 ...
  48. GE Is Firing On All Cylinders

    October 18, 2013
    General Electric today reported better-than-expected results, as Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt’s strategy of shrinking ...
  49. 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.
  50. Lessons On Corporate Dividend Payout And Retention Ratio

    August 26, 2013
    Why are dividend payout and retention ratios important to consider when investing in company stock? What companies have high ...
  51. Expectations, Not Performance, Eclipse Cree

    August 15, 2013
    Red-hot expectations on Cree leave no room for any disappointment or downward revisions in guidance.
  52. 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.
  53. 3M Okay On Growth, But Margins A Growing Worry

    July 25, 2013
    Another margin miss should make investors question 3M's valuation .
  54. 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.
  55. Illinois Tool Works Comes Up Short On Growth

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

    July 22, 2013
    Honeywell outperformed on margins, keeping Wall Street stoked on its potential.
  57. Illuminate Your Portfolio With LEDs

    July 19, 2013
    While new sources of supplies are helping curb the energy crisis, the truth is that we are still using more and more. That’s ...
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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. ...
  61. With So Many Sluggish Markets, There's Little Jabil Can Do For ...

    June 20, 2013
    Jabil's time to shine is still a little ways off
  62. 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 ...
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.
  67. 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 ...
  68. 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.
  69. 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
  70. Advanced Energy Industries Hanging On For The Turn

    May 13, 2013
    AEIS is cyclically down, but far from out.
  71. Recent Financials May Not Be Entirely Fair To Hologic

    May 8, 2013
    Macro pressures are outweighing solid internal progress at Hologic.
  72. 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.
  73. 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
  74. Halliburton Has Gotten Interesting Again

    April 22, 2013
    If oilfield activity has bottomed, Halliburton would be a good pick here.
  75. GE's Guidance Wasn't Great, But Expectations Seem Low

    April 19, 2013
    GE looks underpriced on its long-term growth potential.
  76. Thermo Steps Up And Seals A Deal For Life Technologies

    April 19, 2013
    Speculation has been all over the place for an M&A with LifeTech, but the final announcement is consistent with my expectations.
  77. GE Pays Up To Get Into Another Attractive Energy Business

    April 9, 2013
    GE is taking a deep dive into artificial lifts with a high-priced acquisition of Lufkin Industries.
  78. 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.
  79. Steady Progress And Unappreciated Value At MetLife

    February 18, 2013
    MetLife is still making steady improvements, but the stock doesn't reflect it.
  80. Pricey Today, IDEX Deserves A Spot On Watchlists

    February 7, 2013
    IDEX runs an interesting conglomerate, but valuation already anticipates a recovery.
  81. 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.
  82. 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.
  83. Can Offshore Continue To Offset Weaker Onshore Trends At National ...

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

    January 31, 2013
    Danaher continues to execute according to plan.
  85. Confidence And Relief Will Take General Electric Only So Far

    January 24, 2013
    GE's performance was decent, but not spectacular.
  86. 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.
  87. Will This Aerospace Cycle Finally Let Hexcel Take Off?

    December 14, 2012
    Hexcel is seeing solid demand, but valuation seems ambitious.
  88. How Far Can Philips' Turnaround Take The Stock?

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

    December 13, 2012
    Honeywell's guidance was a bit soft, but the deal for Intermec is smart.
  90. 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.
  91. Warning: The Economy in 2015 Might Shock You

    November 9, 2012
    In the summer of 2015, either one or both political parties will begin the search for their next presidential. By that time, ...
  92. Can Emerson Build On Some Positive Momentum?

    November 8, 2012
    Emerson may be putting a bad run behind it. the company also stacks up reasonably well to other industrial conglomerates ...
  93. ABB's Third Quarter Keeps The Uncertainty High

    October 29, 2012
    ABB delivered another mixed quarter in an uncertain and nervous market.
  94. 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 ...
  95. 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.
  96. An Unusual Miss (And Sobering Guidance) From Danaher

    October 22, 2012
    Gloominess from Danaher should give industrial investors a reason for pause.
  97. 3M Takes On A Little Risk For A Potentially Great Deal

    October 1, 2012
    3M's acquisition of Ceradyne looks like the sort of deal that could quietly pay off very well in the years to come.
  98. 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.
  99. The Market Is Already Expecting Big Things At Dril-Quip

    September 24, 2012
    Dril-Quip has an exciting order outlook, but valuations are already high.
  100. National Oilwell Varco Goes Back To The M&A Well In A Big Way

    August 9, 2012
    National Oilwell pulls out its wallet once again.
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