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  1. Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 31, 2014
    Hotels & Lodging Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Bull of the Day: Amgen (AMGN) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: Amgen (AMGN) - Bull of the Day

    March 31, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Amgen (AMGN) - Bull of the Day
  3. Is This Bull Market Approaching A Stop Sign?

    Is This Bull Market Approaching A Stop Sign?

    March 28, 2014
    Over the past few quarters, there have been rumblings that the bull market is getting long in the tooth, and the time is ...
  4. Checked Out? StubHub Sales Falter After Eliminating Hidden Fees

    Checked Out? StubHub Sales Falter After Eliminating Hidden Fees

    March 28, 2014
    StubHub's effort to please customers by eliminating hidden fees might have backfired. Sales have dipped for the online ...
  5. 6 Energy Stocks With Heavy Insider Buying

    6 Energy Stocks With Heavy Insider Buying

    March 28, 2014
    Everywhere you turn these days, you'll read another story about a massive wave of insider selling taking place. For example, ...
  6. Market Looking for Validation - Ahead of Wall Street

    Market Looking for Validation - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 28, 2014
    The market is looking for validation of these expectations and appears to be getting a bit nervous about it.
  7. Bear of the Day: Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) - Bear of the Day

    March 28, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) - Bear of the Day
  8. Why IBM Will Go On Forever

    Why IBM Will Go On Forever

    March 27, 2014
    Ask the average person on the street what IBM does, and you probably won’t get more than a vague answer about “computers.” ...
  9. Commercial Construction Is Ready For Take Off

    Commercial Construction Is Ready For Take Off

    March 27, 2014
    While housing construction has taken off, commercial construction is just beginning to see the light of day. That means investors ...
  10. The Best Stock For The Luxury Boom

    The Best Stock For The Luxury Boom

    March 27, 2014
    Among people with money to spend, there's been a significant shift away from ultra-high-end purchases since the financial ...
  11. Of Stress Tests & IPOs - Ahead of Wall Street

    Of Stress Tests & IPOs - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 27, 2014
    Citi's failed stress test and lukewarm reception to the IPO of Candy Crush maker are the day's notable developments.
  12. How To Profit From My Early Call To Short This Overvalued Stock

    How To Profit From My Early Call To Short This Overvalued Stock

    March 27, 2014
    It's difficult to admit that I was too early with a market call. It's even harder to accept when I realize I was ...
  13. Is Now The Time To Buy These High-Yielders?

    Is Now The Time To Buy These High-Yielders?

    March 26, 2014
    It may be just a coincidence, but soon after a key financial agency cautioned investors about the risks in business development ...
  14. Buffett And Apple Love This Energy Stock

    Buffett And Apple Love This Energy Stock

    March 26, 2014
    You may not know it, but while Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) and Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) build their data centers near utilities that ...
  15. Why Facebook Will Keep Making Money

    Why Facebook Will Keep Making Money

    March 26, 2014
    Facebook's acquisition of virtual-reality company Oculus, like its success selling mobile ads, shows the company's willingness ...
  16. Pocket 13.9% Yields By Investing In Companies BEFORE They Go ...

    Pocket 13.9% Yields By Investing In Companies BEFORE They Go ...

    March 26, 2014
    Almost two years ago, it was all over the headlines. You couldn't turn on CNBC or open an issue of The Wall Street Journal ...
  17. Will Business Spending Pick up? - Ahead of Wall Street

    Will Business Spending Pick up? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 26, 2014
    Business capital spending was up in Q4 and is expected to ramp up this year, but will it?
  18. This Turnaround Play Could Double Traders' Money In 10 Months

    This Turnaround Play Could Double Traders' Money In 10 Months

    March 26, 2014
    Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS) fell from grace in 2013 thanks to the breakup of the Uralkali/Belaruskali potash cartel and plummeting ...
  19. Bear of the Day: Endologix (ELGX)  - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: Endologix (ELGX) - Bear of the Day

    March 26, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Endologix (ELGX) - Bear of the Day
  20. Bull of the Day: St. Joe (JOE) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: St. Joe (JOE) - Bull of the Day

    March 26, 2014
    Bull of the Day: St. Joe (JOE) - Bull of the Day
  21. Pharma & Biotech Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    Pharma & Biotech Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 25, 2014
    Pharma & Biotech Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  22. Get Out Of Gold Stocks -- Right Now

    Get Out Of Gold Stocks -- Right Now

    March 25, 2014
    Few investments are driven by psychology and fear as much as gold. Concerns about ruinous inflation, global tensions or economic ...
  23. Now’s The Time To Buy The Land Drillers

    Now’s The Time To Buy The Land Drillers

    March 25, 2014
    As both natural gas and oil drilling activity continues to increase onshore, the land drillers will benefit. For investors, ...
  24. If I Could Have Only One Stock In My Retirement Portfolio, This ...

    If I Could Have Only One Stock In My Retirement Portfolio, This ...

    March 25, 2014
    While at a party several months ago, I was asked: Which stock I would choose for my retirement if I had to pick just one? ...
  25. Why GE Will Never Break Up

    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 ...
  26. 4 Changes To Make To Your Portfolio Before It's Too Late

    4 Changes To Make To Your Portfolio Before It's Too Late

    March 25, 2014
    Investors tend to give their portfolio half of the attention it needs. #-ad_banner-#They add stocks and funds to the mix, ...
  27. 4 Critical Changes To Make To Your Portfolio Before It's Too ...

    4 Critical Changes To Make To Your Portfolio Before It's Too ...

    March 25, 2014
    Investors tend to give their portfolio half of the attention it needs. #-ad_banner-#They add stocks and funds to the mix, ...
  28. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For March 25

    Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For March 25

    March 25, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.com. Himax Technologies: Downgraded at Bank of America Analysts ...
  29. Bull of the Day: Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - Bull of the Day

    March 25, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - Bull of the Day
  30. Buffett's Secret To Multiplying Income That Most Investors Ignore

    Buffett's Secret To Multiplying Income That Most Investors Ignore

    March 24, 2014
    The first Saturday in May this year will herald an extraordinary annual event -- one that we will likely not have the chance ...
  31. Coke Vs. Pepsi: By The Numbers

    Coke Vs. Pepsi: By The Numbers

    March 24, 2014
    History has shown us that America was built on the back of positive rivalries. #-ad_banner-#Like the long-standing feud between ...
  32. 3 Reasons Why The Crowd Is Wrong About Priceline

    3 Reasons Why The Crowd Is Wrong About Priceline

    March 24, 2014
    If I had to nominate the best-run business of the early 21st century, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Priceline ...
  33. Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 24, 2014
    Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  34. The Celtic Tiger Roars Once Again

    The Celtic Tiger Roars Once Again

    March 21, 2014
    Everyone is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day. However, investors may want to keep that going with regards to their portfolios. After ...
  35. How Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Make Money From You

    How Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Make Money From You

    March 21, 2014
    If you’re not paying for the product, the product is you. That's a truism that's especially suited for social media and its ...
  36. How To Get Ready For The Next Bear Market

    How To Get Ready For The Next Bear Market

    March 21, 2014
    After a torrid run, the stock market may finally be seeing some cracks. Recent data as well various global political events ...
  37. The World's Most Shorted Stock Is Now A 'Buy'

    The World's Most Shorted Stock Is Now A 'Buy'

    March 21, 2014
    There are very few guarantees when it comes to stock investing. The ever-changing nature of the stock market can make speaking ...
  38. Post-Weather Reads Look Good - Ahead of Wall Street

    Post-Weather Reads Look Good - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 21, 2014
    Recent housing, manufacturing and labor market data indicates the soft patch over the last couple months was weather-related. ...
  39. McDonald's Can No Longer Thrive on Just Burgers And Fries

    McDonald's Can No Longer Thrive on Just Burgers And Fries

    March 20, 2014
    Once an innovator, McDonald's new products like Mighty Wings and McWraps aren't whetting consumer appetites. The burger chain ...
  40. Gold Gets Its Mojo Back

    Gold Gets Its Mojo Back

    March 20, 2014
    While it’s been a hard couple of years for gold, things may be finally looking up for the precious metal. The geo-political ...
  41. The 'Green Rush' Is Bringing Traders New And Old Into To The ...

    The 'Green Rush' Is Bringing Traders New And Old Into To The ...

    March 20, 2014
    Marijuana has seen an increase in cultural acceptance recently, as well as grabbing the attention of medical professionals ...
  42. A Stock With 50 Straight Years Of Dividend Hikes

    A Stock With 50 Straight Years Of Dividend Hikes

    March 20, 2014
    One thing is for sure: People need to eat. #-ad_banner-#The best way to get a feel for the space is to look at the shelves ...
  43. S4 NetQuest Looks To Advance eLearning Further

    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 ...
  44. The Real Secret To Microsoft's Success

    The Real Secret To Microsoft's Success

    March 20, 2014
    Microsoft is no longer in the raw experimentation stage common to young and growing companies. Rather, its main goal is to ...
  45. Why Asia's Troubles Matter To Your Portfolio

    Why Asia's Troubles Matter To Your Portfolio

    March 20, 2014
    Thanks to the highly successful Marshall Plan, which helped many broken European economies get back on their feet after World ...
  46. Is the Fed Getting Hawkish? - Ahead of Wall Street

    Is the Fed Getting Hawkish? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 20, 2014
    The Fed didn't really move the goal post much, but the overall perception in the market is that the incremental change is ...
  47. This Stock/Option Combo Could Land A 45% Return

    This Stock/Option Combo Could Land A 45% Return

    March 20, 2014
    Prices for agriculture commodities such as corn, wheat and soy have been climbing sharply over the past several weeks. The ...
  48. Bear of the Day: Clean Harbors (CLH) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: Clean Harbors (CLH) - Bear of the Day

    March 20, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Clean Harbors (CLH) - Bear of the Day
  49. 3 Ways To Profit From The Inevitable Sell-Off

    3 Ways To Profit From The Inevitable Sell-Off

    March 19, 2014
    As you may have noticed, the stock market has sent investors on quite a ride already this year. #-ad_banner-#The market lost ...
  50. Business Services Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    Business Services Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 19, 2014
    Business Services Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  51. Look To Tech For Big Dividend Potential

    Look To Tech For Big Dividend Potential

    March 18, 2014
    Historically, the technology sector hasn’t been known for its dividend prowess. However, that is rapidly changing. For investors, ...
  52. Your 2-Step Guide To Spin-Off Investing -- And 3 Picks To Get ...

    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 ...
  53. The Most Shareholder-Friendly Company On Earth

    The Most Shareholder-Friendly Company On Earth

    March 18, 2014
    It's one of the most controversial stocks we cover... And any time we mention it, you can be sure we'll get a couple ...
  54. Bear of the Day: International Paper (IP) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: International Paper (IP) - Bear of the Day

    March 18, 2014
    Bear of the Day: International Paper (IP) - Bear of the Day
  55. Bull of the Day: Wesco Aircraft Holdings (WAIR) - Bull of the ...

    Bull of the Day: Wesco Aircraft Holdings (WAIR) - Bull of the ...

    March 18, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Wesco Aircraft Holdings (WAIR) - Bull of the Day
  56. Why You Should Avoid These Stocks At All Costs

    Why You Should Avoid These Stocks At All Costs

    March 17, 2014
    The recent price wars initiated by T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) are causing all kinds of headaches for the wireless service providers. ...
  57. Why Cable Companies Should Fear The Worst

    Why Cable Companies Should Fear The Worst

    March 17, 2014
    The recent price wars initiated by T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) are causing all kinds of headaches for the wireless service providers. ...
  58. Why Airlines Aren't Profitable

    Why Airlines Aren't Profitable

    March 17, 2014
    Bankruptcies have become a way of life for the older carriers in the U.S. aviation industry, every major one having to reorganize ...
  59. The REIT Play In Healthcare

    The REIT Play In Healthcare

    March 17, 2014
    At the end of the day, our population is aging quite rapidly and will require plenty of medical care. That could mean some ...
  60. These Income 'Heists' Are Creating Life-Changing Returns

    These Income 'Heists' Are Creating Life-Changing Returns

    March 17, 2014
    Recently, we told you a story about a select group of traders who have effectively "stolen" thousands of dollars ...
  61. This Hedge Fund Guru Is Buying Homebuilders -- Should You?

    This Hedge Fund Guru Is Buying Homebuilders -- Should You?

    March 17, 2014
    Few hedge fund managers can lay claim to keeping their doors open for over 20 years. Even fewer have grown to manage billions ...
  62. The Easiest Way To Profit From The 'Options Boom'

    The Easiest Way To Profit From The 'Options Boom'

    March 17, 2014
    One of the few certainties in the market is that investors will always search for new ways to profit. And there is one strategy ...
  63. Barron's Recap: Detroit Will Rise Again

    Barron's Recap: Detroit Will Rise Again

    March 16, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: how to fix Detroit, an ETF special report, the annual ranking of online brokers, as ...
  64. Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    March 14, 2014
    Despite struggling to turn a consistent profit, Amazon continues to be a favourite among investors and consumers. Why are ...
  65. Alphatrends Founder Brian Shannon On His Clever 65-Minute Candle ...

    Alphatrends Founder Brian Shannon On His Clever 65-Minute Candle ...

    March 14, 2014
    Alphatrends founder Brian Shannon has a clever strategy for using candles. Instead of drilling down to a time frame of 6 ...
  66. Should Investors Brace For Another Dot-Com Bubble?

    Should Investors Brace For Another Dot-Com Bubble?

    March 14, 2014
    In recent days, the financial press has been filled with stories regarding the fifth anniversary of the current bull market. ...
  67. This Well-Known Company Could Pay A 40% Dividend Yield

    This Well-Known Company Could Pay A 40% Dividend Yield

    March 14, 2014
    Just a few years ago, a select group of companies started doing something extraordinary... They created a "Dividend ...
  68. If There's A Bubble, It's In These Stocks

    If There's A Bubble, It's In These Stocks

    March 14, 2014
    Bull market critics have long said stocks are soaring mainly because of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program known ...
  69. Will the Uncertainty Last? - Ahead of Wall Street

    Will the Uncertainty Last? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 14, 2014
    Ukraine is likely a temporary worry, but the economic questions may have more staying power.
  70. The 3 Best New ETFs Of 2014

    The 3 Best New ETFs Of 2014

    March 14, 2014
    In each of the past few years, investors have had to pore through roughly 150 new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) annually in ...
  71. Bear of the Day: Alliance Fiber Optics (AFOP) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: Alliance Fiber Optics (AFOP) - Bear of the Day

    March 14, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Alliance Fiber Optics (AFOP) - Bear of the Day
  72. Forget Google -- This Is The Best Stock For The Internet's Next ...

    Forget Google -- This Is The Best Stock For The Internet's Next ...

    March 13, 2014
    You have to have some sympathy for the executives at San Jose, Calif.-based Echelon Corp. (Nasdaq: ELON). They've been ...
  73. Profit From This 'NSA-Proof' Tech Stock

    Profit From This 'NSA-Proof' Tech Stock

    March 13, 2014
    The cloud computing market is expected to grow 23.5% a year over the next four years, five times faster than the entire rest ...
  74. America's Gun Love Boosts Firearm Stocks As Sales Surge

    America's Gun Love Boosts Firearm Stocks As Sales Surge

    March 13, 2014
    It’s no secret that Americans love guns. So much so, that even the mere threat of banning their sales has sparked rising ...
  75. Revealed: The Secret Wealth Investment That Yields Up To 15.8%

    Revealed: The Secret Wealth Investment That Yields Up To 15.8%

    March 13, 2014
    It's an idea that the richest and most powerful people in the business world almost never say out loud. But takeover ...
  76. 4 Health Care Stocks With More Than 100% Upside

    4 Health Care Stocks With More Than 100% Upside

    March 13, 2014
    In a bull market that has propped up a wide range of sectors and industries, few have benefited as much as biotech stocks. ...
  77. Market Willing to Wait, for Now - Ahead of Wall Street

    Market Willing to Wait, for Now - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 13, 2014
    The market appears to be fairly accommodating at this stage, but may not be as patient if the trend doesn???t improve going ...
  78. Why Hedge Funds Are Targeting This Small-Cap Stock

    Why Hedge Funds Are Targeting This Small-Cap Stock

    March 13, 2014
    Led by some of the smartest people on earth, the hedge fund industry wields market-moving power. The industry's assets ...
  79. Bull of the Day: E Trade Financial (ETFC) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: E Trade Financial (ETFC) - Bull of the Day

    March 13, 2014
    Bull of the Day: E Trade Financial (ETFC) - Bull of the Day
  80. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  81. Playing The Growth In Natural Gas Powered Vehicles

    Playing The Growth In Natural Gas Powered Vehicles

    March 12, 2014
    Natural gas vehicles are taking off in a big way. Fleet sales and heavy duty truck demand is growing and analysts predict ...
  82. 84 Million Reasons To Buy This REIT

    84 Million Reasons To Buy This REIT

    March 12, 2014
    Rising rates have investors spooked from buying real estate investment trusts (REITS), with $384 million of outflows in U.S. ...
  83. Claim Your Share Of The $1.9 Trillon 'Dividend Vault'

    Claim Your Share Of The $1.9 Trillon 'Dividend Vault'

    March 12, 2014
    Right now corporate America has a huge problem on its hands.I'm not talking about another banking crisis, real estate ...
  84. Wal-Mart Vs. Amazon: Which Should You Buy?

    Wal-Mart Vs. Amazon: Which Should You Buy?

    March 12, 2014
    Toiling in the shadows of Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and many other tech stars in California's Silicon ...
  85. 3 Steps For Finding The Best Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever

    3 Steps For Finding The Best Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever

    March 12, 2014
    There is no question that one of the safest and surest ways to build long-term wealth in the stock market is through dividend ...
  86. This Global Casino Stock Could Have 65% Upside

    This Global Casino Stock Could Have 65% Upside

    March 12, 2014
    Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS), a leading developer and operator of gaming resorts in the U.S. and Asia, has the combination ...
  87. Bear of the Day: SodaStream (SODA) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: SodaStream (SODA) - Bear of the Day

    March 12, 2014
    Bear of the Day: SodaStream (SODA) - Bear of the Day
  88. Follow the Private Equity Money, Into The Energy Sector

    Follow the Private Equity Money, Into The Energy Sector

    March 11, 2014
    One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to ...
  89. How To Follow The Private Equity Money Into The Energy Sector

    How To Follow The Private Equity Money Into The Energy Sector

    March 11, 2014
    One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to ...
  90. 3 Absolute Must-Own Dividend Aristocrats

    3 Absolute Must-Own Dividend Aristocrats

    March 11, 2014
    For investors that count on dividend payments to cover their living expenses, the prospect of a dividend cut can create real ...
  91. Profit From A Unique Setup In This 'Hated' Industry

    Profit From A Unique Setup In This 'Hated' Industry

    March 11, 2014
    Big Tobacco is among the most hated and controversial industries on earth.It has been vilified as the leading cause of cancer, ...
  92. How To Legally 'Steal' Thousands Of Dollars From Wall Street

    How To Legally 'Steal' Thousands Of Dollars From Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    Let's be frank for a minute. After the pain and suffering caused by the global financial crisis, not to mention the losses ...
  93. Chart Says This Stock Is Gearing Up For A Breakout

    Chart Says This Stock Is Gearing Up For A Breakout

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  94. Chart Says This Stock Is About To Break Out

    Chart Says This Stock Is About To Break Out

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  95. Why the Loss of Momentum? - Ahead of Wall Street

    Why the Loss of Momentum? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    It is the lack of data, and not anything else, that is making it difficult to sustain recent momentum.
  96. #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, March 11: BOJ Continues With Stimulus ...

    #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, March 11: BOJ Continues With Stimulus ...

    March 11, 2014
    The Bank of Japan elected to continue with its massive monetary stimulus at Tuesday’s policy meeting, nothing that the region’s ...
  97. Bear of the Day: Blue Nile (NILE) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: Blue Nile (NILE) - Bear of the Day

    March 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Blue Nile (NILE) - Bear of the Day
  98. Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    March 10, 2014
    Closing the Books on Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  99. Ways To Indirectly Invest In Tesla’s Momentum

    Ways To Indirectly Invest In Tesla’s Momentum

    March 10, 2014
    Electric vehicle maker Tesla has been one of the best performing stocks of the last few years. However, some investors may ...
  100. Rising Energy Prices Could Lead To 70% Gains With This Stock

    Rising Energy Prices Could Lead To 70% Gains With This Stock

    March 10, 2014
    Energy prices are on the move once again. Crude oil is at five-month highs and solidly above $100 a barrel. And natural gas ...
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