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  1. Oil Supplies Fall on Import Drop, Production Hits Record High ...

    December 19, 2014
    EIA's weekly inventory release showed that crude stockpiles recorded a smaller-than-expected decline despite domestic production ...
  2. McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (MHFI): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    December 17, 2014
    McGraw Hill Financial posted mixed third quarter results wherein adjusted earnings per share of $1.02 per share beat the ...
  3. Outperform The Market Using This Value Metric

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  4. The Only Metric Value Investors Should Watch

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  5. Outperform The Market By Using My Favorite Value Metric

    October 24, 2014
    Since my first column for StreetAuthority nearly five years ago, I have repeatedly extolled the virtues of a favorite value ...
  6. The Only Energy Stocks You Need To Own Right Now

    October 19, 2014
    The rapid meltdown in oil prices appears to have caught almost everyone off guard. When I looked at the crude oil market ...
  7. Where I'm Looking For Value In The Oil Sector

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

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

    October 19, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices finished in the red again last week except for the Russell 2000, which gained 2.8%, reversing ...
  10. Thrift Conversions Can Lead To Better Sleep And Better Returns

    May 23, 2014
    One of the most successful investing approaches over the past 40 years has been thrift conversions. Investors from Peter ...
  11. Barron's Recap: The ETF Roundtable

    May 11, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: the Barron's ETF Roundtable, picks and pans from the Sohn Investment Conference, as well ...
  12. U.S. Banks Stock Outlook - Apr 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 8, 2014
    U.S. Banks Stock Outlook - Apr 2014 - Industry Outlook
  13. Horizons Expands Lineup With Financial Sector Covered Call ETF ...

    November 21, 2013
    The stock market bulls have eased their foot off the gas pedal this week as a flurry of data and Fed minutes have reignited ...
  14. This 120-Year-Old Investment Is A Must For Your Portfolio

    October 28, 2013
    Investors are always looking for the newest strategies and tactics to extract profits from the financial markets. Newer and ...
  15. Spending on luxury goods continues to surge

    For Consumer Discretionary Investors, Luxury Is Where It’s At ...

    October 4, 2013
    For the rich and growing middle classes of the world, spending on luxury goods continues to surge. That can provide a nice ...
  16. Bally Shuffles Its Deck

    July 17, 2013
    Bally Technologies announced July 16 that it was buying its competitor--SHFL Entertainment--for $1.3 billion. On paper, the ...
  17. Zacks#1 Ranked Healthcare Mutual Funds - Best of Funds

    June 20, 2013
    In this article we share with you 5 top rated health mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) as we expect ...
  18. Natural Gas Supplies Up by 95 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed that natural gas stockpiles held in underground storage rose ...
  19. Valuation Is Finally Reasonable At FactSet, But Growth Is Now ...

    June 18, 2013
    FactSet's valuation is more reasonable today, but the growth issues are greater.
  20. Top 5 Highest Yielding Zacks #1 Ranked High Yield Bond Mutual ...

    June 7, 2013
    For the average investor, high yield mutual funds are the best method to invest in bonds rated below investment grade, popularly ...
  21. For Casino Stocks- Macau Is Still Where It’s At

    May 7, 2013
    China’s growing consumer class isn’t just spending their hard earned money of fast food, TVs and designer handbags. It seems ...
  22. ETFs Loaded With Low Price-To-Cash-Flow Ratios

    March 14, 2013
    Stocks having a low price to cash flow ratio outperform those with a high ratio 78% of the time. Here are some stocks that ...
  23. Tesoro Returns to Profit in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Independent refiner Tesoro Corporation (TSO) swung back to profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to a net loss a ...
  24. Transocean and Other Big Movers In Energy on January 3, 2013

    January 3, 2013
    There has been little movement in the market so far this morning. The Nasdaq is unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; ...
  25. HollyFrontier and Other Big Movers In Energy on December 31, ...

    December 31, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq is up 0.6%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.2% and the Dow has moved little. The energy sector is the ...
  26. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including EnCana Corporation, ...

    December 14, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 0.8%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.1%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  27. BASF's Deal For Pronova Shows The Importance Of Good Nutrition

    November 23, 2012
    BASF ties up another high-grade fish oil company in Pronovna, adding to the recent rise in popularity for the fish oil space. ...
  28. Schiff Creates A Bidding War

    November 19, 2012
    Two weeks after Bayer offered to buy Schiff for $34 a share, Reckitt Benckiser is offering $42 a share. A bidding war has ...
  29. Bayer Buys Schiff Nutrition International: Winners All Around

    November 7, 2012
    Bayer announced November 2 that it's buying Schiff for $1.2 billion to bulk up its consumer business.
  30. Schwab Slashes Expenses; Now Offers Cheapest Dividend ETF

    September 26, 2012
    Charles Schwab continued the ETF industry’s downward pressure on fees by announcing last week that it is drastically reducing ...
  31. Newfield Misses Consensus - Analyst Blog

    July 27, 2012
    Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX) has reported adjusted second-quarter 2012 earnings of 61 cents per share, which missed the ...
  32. Biggest Financial Sector Movers for July 24, 2012, Including ...

    July 24, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has declined 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading ...
  33. Obamacare & Health Care ETFs: What You Need To Know

    June 28, 2012
    After a slew of announcements early Monday prompted speculation that a decision on health care legislation was imminent, ...
  34. What's New At Loews?

    June 5, 2012
    A year ago, it looked like Loews, the New York-based holding company, would be trading above $60 by early 2012. That didn't ...
  35. Newfield Exploration Company Gets Oily In 2012

    February 24, 2012
    Newfield Exploration plans lower capital spending in 2012 and will focus on oil and wet gas plays in its portfolio.
  36. Canada's Gurus, Make Your Stock Picks

    January 9, 2012
    The Globe and Mail asked 13 of Canada's best money minds to choose one investment they see soaring in 2012. Nicolas Johnson ...
  37. Shuffle Master Continues To Shuffle Forward

    December 23, 2011
    Future share price gains could be more of an uphill battle for Shuffle Master shareholders.
  38. Is It Time To Think Small?

    October 25, 2011
    The small-cap sector seems ripe for the picking. Learn which opportunities could have big returns.
  39. 5 Plays That Avoid US Markets Entirely

    August 14, 2011
    Asia is our favorite region among the emerging markets and we expect the region will lead any emerging-markets rally this ...
  40. Shuffle Master Worth A Gamble

    March 15, 2011
    A low valuation implies significant upside in the stock of Shuffle Master.
  41. Big Ideas From Value Investing Congress

    October 15, 2010
    Established investors speak their minds at the latest VIC. Find out if their ideas are worthy of your dollars.
  42. Going Global For Consumer Stocks

    August 9, 2010
    With worries about the health of the U.S. economy still persisting, the American consumer has kept his thrifty ways.
  43. Multimedia Games Struggles To Survive

    July 29, 2010
    It's likely that Seth Klarman believes Multimedia is worth much more than $4 a share to anyone interested in purchasing the ...
  44. One Undervalued Insurance Company

    June 24, 2010
    Since 2001, White Mountains has increased its book value per share from $151 to over $400 today.
  45. Coach: Luxury Carpetbags For China

    July 3, 2008
    With consumer spending stalled in the U.S., luxury handbag maker Coach is focusing on a new crop of fashion fanatics in China ...
  46. Shuffle Master Deals Itself A Losing Hand (SHFL)

    July 16, 2007
    Shuffle Master had a good deal going selling games to casinos, then it decided to get into M&A. That didn't work.
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