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  1. Bear of the Day: Nu Skin (NUS) - Bear of the Day

    August 4, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Nu Skin (NUS) - Bear of the Day
  2. Starbucks Could Pop 18% This Year -- Here's Your Playbook

    August 4, 2014
    As an analyst who combines technical and fundamental analysis, I light up when I see a stock with solid fundamental growth ...
  3. Bull of the Day: Avago (AVGO) - Bull of the Day

    August 3, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Avago (AVGO) - Bull of the Day
  4. Profit From The IPhone With 2 Key Apple Suppliers

    August 3, 2014
    Saying that Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL) is tight-lipped about impending hardware announcements is an understatement. However, that ...
  5. Buybacks: The Best Defense Against A Tough Market?

    August 3, 2014
    When it comes to investing, many moves allow you to play offense or defense. But rarely can you play both angles. Yet share ...
  6. #PreMarket Prep Guest List For The Week Of August 4, 2014

    August 1, 2014
    Another exciting week of new and familiar faces on Benzinga’s #PreMarket Prep broadcast, sponsored by OptionsHouse. ...
  7. BLS Jobs Report Perfect for Goldilocks - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 1, 2014
    This morning's not-too-hot-not-too-cold jobs reading will likely soothe some of the market fears over Fed policy.
  8. The 23,000% Gain That Left The Market Scratching Its Head

    August 1, 2014
    Today's article is about "dumb money" vs. "smart money." Some of what I'm about to tell you may ...
  9. Bear of the Day: Plum Creek Timber (PCL) - Bear of the Day

    August 1, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Plum Creek Timber (PCL) - Bear of the Day
  10. Bull of the Day: US Silica Holdings (SLCA) - Bull of the Day

    August 1, 2014
    Bull of the Day: US Silica Holdings (SLCA) - Bull of the Day
  11. A Simple Way To Make 141% From Wal-Mart

    August 1, 2014
    The bull market run in 2014 has not treated all equally. While the broad market S&P 500 is up 6.5% for the year, the ...
  12. Under $1,000 Bet on Wal-Mart Could Make Traders 141%

    August 1, 2014
    The bull market run in 2014 has not treated all equally. While the broad market S&P 500 is up 6.5% for the year, the ...
  13. After A Huge Sell-Off, Here's Where The Market's Heading

    July 31, 2014
    A nearly 2% pullback for the S&P 500 shouldn’t be of much concern. The fact that index had risen for five straight ...
  14. 4 High-Yield Picks From An Early-Bird Billionaire

    July 31, 2014
    Even while under the pressure of managing $44 billion in assets, billionaire Ken Fisher of Fisher Asset Management still ...
  15. Revealed: 4 High-Yield Picks From A Billionaire Investor

    July 31, 2014
    Even while under the pressure of managing $44 billion in assets, billionaire Ken Fisher of Fisher Asset Management still ...
  16. A major stock correction could be near, which means that getting a bit more defensive could make sense. Here are a few ideas.

    Is It Finally Time To Get Defensive?

    July 31, 2014
    A major stock correction could be near, which means that getting a bit more defensive could make sense. Here are a few ideas. ...
  17. 5 Family-Friendly Employers For Working Parents

    July 31, 2014
    A family friendly employer doesn’t just make it possible for parents who work there to care for their children without ...
  18. Alphabet Soup: GDP, ECB, QE and Q2 - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 31, 2014
    Including this morning's releases from Exxon (XOM), ConocoPhillips (COP) and others, we now have Q2 results from 358 S&P ...
  19. Bear of the Day: DryShips (DRYS) - Bear of the Day

    July 31, 2014
    Bear of the Day: DryShips (DRYS) - Bear of the Day
  20. Bull of the Day: Lithia Motors (LAD) - Bull of the Day

    July 31, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Lithia Motors (LAD) - Bull of the Day
  21. This Overlooked Stock Offers Growth And A 5.8% Yield

    July 31, 2014
    As kids, we're taught that "you can't have your cake and eat it too." There's always a trade-off, always ...
  22. Airline Profits Flying High on Rising Travel Demand - Industry ...

    July 31, 2014
    Airline Profits Flying High on Rising Travel Demand - Industry Outlook
  23. Profit With A New Leader Of This $5 Trillion Trend

    July 31, 2014
    Back when chip giant Intel (Nasdaq:INTC) was new and no one had invented the Internet, computers were huge machines that ...
  24. Can the Earnings Rebound be Sustained? - Earnings Trends

    July 31, 2014
    Can the Earnings Rebound be Sustained? - Earnings Trends
  25. Earn 34.5% A Year -- From Coal?

    July 31, 2014
    My personal portfolio is packed with mature sectors like energy, consumer staples and utilities for their higher income yield. ...
  26. The Farm Belt Is In For A World Of Hurt

    July 30, 2014
    In his groundbreaking 2006 book, “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” Michael Pollan devoted several chapters to exploring ...
  27. The Best (And Cheapest) Way To Invest In Emerging Markets

    July 30, 2014
    You may have noticed a consistent theme here at StreetAuthority in recent months: We love emerging markets. My colleague ...
  28. Internet Stocks Are Surging... And This Is The Best Way To Profit

    July 30, 2014
    Investors seem to have gotten over the beating that Internet stocks took from early March to early May, when the group plummeted ...
  29. Pfizer, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most profitable pharmaceutical companies, and not just because of that little blue pill.

    Why There's Far More To Pfizer Than Viagra

    July 30, 2014
    Pfizer, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most profitable pharmaceutical companies, and not just because of that little ...
  30. Investors who ignore Asia's tech sector do so at their own peril. Here are a few ETFs and companies to consider.

    Forget Apple: Invest Your Next Tech Dollar In Asia

    July 30, 2014
    Investors who ignore Asia's tech sector do so at their own peril. Here are a few ETFs and companies to consider.
  31. With China's inflation issues abated, Beijing is now free to stimulate its economy. Is now the time to add Chinese shares?

    Is It Time To Bet On China Again?

    July 30, 2014
    With China's inflation issues abated, Beijing is now free to stimulate its economy. Is now the time to add Chinese shares?
  32. GDP Report Fits Positive Stock Market, Q2 Earnings - Ahead of ...

    July 30, 2014
    This morning's strong GDP report provides further confirmation of the bounce-back in the economy and serves as a favorable ...
  33. 5 Top Defense Technology Developments in 2014

    July 30, 2014
    The F-35 Lightning II fighter jet, also known as Joint Strike Fighter, was a no show at the recent Farnsborough International ...
  34. Bear of the Day: Inter Parfums (IPAR) - Bear of the Day

    July 30, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Inter Parfums (IPAR) - Bear of the Day
  35. Bull of the Day: Hanesbrands (HBI) - Bull of the Day

    July 30, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Hanesbrands (HBI) - Bull of the Day
  36. After Twitter's 20% Jump, Is More Upside Ahead?

    July 30, 2014
    After digesting Twitter's (NYSE:TWTR) impressive second-quarter results, investors may have a sense of deja vu. Just ...
  37. After Twitter's Big Beat, Is More Upside Ahead?

    July 30, 2014
    After digesting Twitter's (NYSE:TWTR) second-quarter results, investors may have a sense of déjà vu. Just ...
  38. Profit From A Company That Lets Others Do The Work

    July 30, 2014
    A business professor once told me that a successful business is 1% idea and 99% execution. Sure, it helps to have an innovative ...
  39. 5 Surprising Facts About This Bull Market

    July 30, 2014
    As President Barack Obama took office in January 2009, investors were in despair. An economy in dire straits had already ...
  40. 5 Small-Cap Stocks On The Brink Of Being Great Bargains

    July 29, 2014
    For investors who check the daily finish of the S&P 500, it would appear as if the stock market is the picture of health. ...
  41. Buy This M&A Machine Before The Market Catches On

    July 29, 2014
    Rock-bottom interest rates and huge cash stockpiles have led to a rebirth in the market for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) ...
  42. Free Advice From Seth Klarman & Charlie Munger

    July 29, 2014
    It was Sir Isaac Newton who famously said, “If I have seen further than certain other men, it is by standing upon ...
  43. Q3 Estimates Beginning to Slip - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 29, 2014
    Lower revisions to the magnitude of Q3 estimates will still be a net positive -- we will see how this trend unfolds.
  44. 2 Cheap High-Yielders To Buy -- And One To Avoid

    July 29, 2014
    Anytime I find high-growth companies trading below the market's average price-to-earnings (P/E ) ratio, I have to pinch ...
  45. Hotel & Lodging Stocks: Future Looking Up - Industry Outlook

    July 29, 2014
    Hotel & Lodging Stocks: Future Looking Up - Industry Outlook
  46. Hotel & Lodging Stocks: Future Looking Up - Industry Outlook

    July 29, 2014
    Hotel & Lodging Stocks: Future Looking Up - Industry Outlook
  47. Is This Hot New Stock The Next Chipotle?

    July 29, 2014
    Of all the IPOs that have taken place since 2007, the consumer sector has accounted for the least. And small wonder: An environment ...
  48. Bull of the Day: Fairchild Semi (FCS) - Bull of the Day

    July 29, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Fairchild Semi (FCS) - Bull of the Day
  49. Bear of the Day: E*Trade (ETFC) - Bear of the Day

    July 29, 2014
    Bear of the Day: E*Trade (ETFC) - Bear of the Day
  50. Robotics Is Booming -- Here's How To Cash In

    July 28, 2014
    Six years after the big crash, the global economy still seems pretty shaky and could even be set for another meltdown, if ...
  51. Buffett Bought This Bank's Stock For Himself -- Should You?

    July 28, 2014
    While most of Warren Buffett 's $63 billion fortune is wrapped up in Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B), he does own other ...
  52. Dollar Tree Deal, Q2 Earnings on Deck - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 28, 2014
    Family Dollar (FDO) is being bought by rival Dollar Tree (DLTR), and FDO shares in the pre-market are up over 24%.
  53. A Billionaire Guru Sees 40% Upside In This European Stock

    July 28, 2014
    The European financial crisis really took a toll on European stocks. The debt crisis that came from Portugal, Italy, Ireland ...
  54. Bull of the Day: Tiffany & Co (TIF) - Bull of the Day

    July 28, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Tiffany & Co (TIF) - Bull of the Day
  55. Bear of the Day: Mattel (MAT) - Bear of the Day

    July 28, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Mattel (MAT) - Bear of the Day
  56. Buy This 'Hated' Stock While It's Still An Incredible Bargain

    July 28, 2014
    A sideways stock chart can be deceiving. Just because a stock is directionless doesn't mean that a company is struggling ...
  57. After Tripling, This Blue-Chip Stock Is Still My Top Bull-Market ...

    July 28, 2014
    Despite its pullback Friday, the S&P 500 continues marching to new all-time highs and is just a stone's throw away ...
  58. Apple vs. Google: By The Numbers

    July 27, 2014
  59. Next Gold Buying Opportunity May Be Just Around the Corner

    July 27, 2014
    Major U.S. indices closed mixed last week, with the broad-market S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 closing higher and ...
  60. Half-way Through the S&P 500 - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 25, 2014
    We now have Q2 results from 226 S&P 500 members that combined account for 53% of the index's total market capitalization.
  61. Steve Jobs' Ultimate Buy-And-Forget Stock

    July 25, 2014
    Do you ever think about which of today's companies will be around a century from now? You'd be looking for a company ...
  62. This Is Steve Jobs' Ultimate Buy-And-Forget Stock

    July 25, 2014
    Do you ever think about which of today's companies will be around a century from now? You'd be looking for a company ...
  63. Bear of the Day: Guess (GES) - Bear of the Day

    July 25, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Guess (GES) - Bear of the Day
  64. Bull of the Day: Chipotle (CMG) - Bull of the Day

    July 25, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Chipotle (CMG) - Bull of the Day
  65. This Beaten-Down Retailer Has 66% Upside

    July 25, 2014
    Trends are everything in the fashion world. What's hot one summer will almost certainly look outdated by the next -- ...
  66. This Iconic Stock Could Generate A 167% Return

    July 25, 2014
    The S&P 500 has gained more than 7% so far this year, and just made new highs on Wednesday. A move to 2,000 and beyond ...
  67. This Iconic Stock's Rebound Could Generate A 167% Return

    July 25, 2014
    The S&P 500 has gained more than 7% so far this year, and just made new highs on Wednesday. A move to 2,000 and beyond ...
  68. Is PepsiCo Now A Growth Stock?

    July 24, 2014
    It's not so common anymore for shares of PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) to make sizable moves, but they did Wednesday when the beverages ...
  69. Forget Herbalife: Profit With These 'Boring' Global Powerhouses

    July 24, 2014
    Summer TV is pretty boring, with the exception of the Discovery Channel's (Nasdaq:DISCA) Shark Week. Choosing between ...
  70. Jobs Data, Q2 Earnings Stay Impressive - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 24, 2014
    Today's domestic and international economic data is important, but the market's attention is solely on the Q2 earnings picture. ...
  71. A 'No-Brainer' Income Strategy For Anyone With $1 Million (Or ...

    July 24, 2014
    Most people don't have a million dollars to invest. It doesn't matter. What I'm going to show you applies no ...
  72. Profit From The U.S. Energy Boom's Most Critical Need

    July 24, 2014
    There is little doubt that the energy revolution is one of the most powerful themes in investing today. The United States ...
  73. Is This The Best Health Care Stock To Own Right Now?

    July 24, 2014
    Although investing is about making money, I've noticed that losses are what really stick out in people's minds. If ...
  74. The Best Health Care Stock To Own Right Now

    July 24, 2014
    Although investing is about making money, I've noticed that losses are what really stick out in people's minds. If ...
  75. Bear of the Day: Splunk (SPLK) - Bear of the Day

    July 24, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Splunk (SPLK) - Bear of the Day
  76. Pharma, Biotech M&As Heat Up: Tax Inversion in Focus - Industry ...

    July 24, 2014
    Pharma, Biotech M&As Heat Up: Tax Inversion in Focus - Industry Outlook
  77. The Dollar Is Set To Rally -- Here's Your Playbook

    July 24, 2014
    At the end of World War II, thousands of U.S. soldiers stayed behind in Europe, either as active-duty soldiers or as tourists ...
  78. Bull of the Day: Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) - Bull of the Day

    July 23, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) - Bull of the Day
  79. Warning: Avoid These High-Yielders At All Costs

    July 23, 2014
    When it comes to double-digit yields, there's always a catch. Some investments, such as the Sandridge Mississippian Trust ...
  80. Yellen Just Trashed These Stocks -- Here's Your Opportunity

    July 23, 2014
    The Federal Reserve's new leader had her "irrational exuberance" moment in her most recent congressional testimony. ...
  81. Strength in Q2 Earnings Buoys Market - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 23, 2014
    A few pockets of weakness aside, the overall picture emerging from this earnings season is one of strength and resilience. ...
  82. Forget 10% Yields -- This Is Even Better

    July 23, 2014
    When it comes to beating the market, dividends have always reigned supreme. If you'd invested $100,000 in the S&P ...
  83. 2 Gurus Are Loading Up On The Biggest Player In Real Estate

    July 23, 2014
    Two of the smartest investors in the business are John Paulson and Stephen Mandel. Paulson, by far the more famous of the ...
  84. Have Natural Gas Prices Hit Bottom?

    July 23, 2014
    It's been a summer of open windows and dormant air conditioners in the Eastern U.S. as the mercury has failed to break ...
  85. Natural Gas Prices Are Plummeting... And This Stock Could Shine

    July 23, 2014
    It's been a summer of open windows and dormant air conditioners in the eastern U.S. as the mercury has failed to break ...
  86. A Reassuring Earnings Picture - Earnings Trends

    July 23, 2014
    A Reassuring Earnings Picture - Earnings Trends
  87. Apple Could Push This Blue-Chip Giant To 28% Upside

    July 23, 2014
    One of the most profitable signals for traders to recognize is the break of a major downtrend line. A major downtrend is ...
  88. 3 Absolute Must-Own Dividend Aristocrats

    July 22, 2014
    What's your dividend style? Do you seek out the highest dividend yields, or stocks with the most impressive track record ...
  89. 2 Reasons Why This 'Hated' Fuel Source Is Headed For A Decade-Long ...

    July 22, 2014
    In a world where the "experts" on the financial TV shows are willing to predict where the stock market will move ...
  90. With 1/3 of the S&P 500 Having Reported Earnings… - Ahead ...

    July 22, 2014
    Hard to tell at this stage if we are at the starting point of a favorable shift in the aggregate earnings picture, but the ...
  91. Revealed: The Secret Wealth Investment That Yields Up To 15.5%

    July 22, 2014
    It's an idea that the richest and most powerful people in the business world almost never say out loud. But takeover ...
  92. Bull of the Day: Canadian Pacific (CP) - Bull of the Day

    July 22, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Canadian Pacific (CP) - Bull of the Day
  93. Bear of the Day: PriceSmart (PSMT) - Bear of the Day

    July 22, 2014
    Bear of the Day: PriceSmart (PSMT) - Bear of the Day
  94. The 'King of Shorting' Is Targeting This Popular Stock

    July 22, 2014
    In a market like this, where it seems everyone is waiting for the other shoe to drop, investors need every advantage they ...
  95. Buffett And Pickens Love This Bargain Energy Stock

    July 22, 2014
    It's not often you find Warren Buffett and T. Boone Pickens owning the same stock. Buffett has long been known to be ...
  96. Coal Industry Languishes, but All Is Not Lost - Industry Outlook

    July 22, 2014
    Coal Industry Languishes, but All Is Not Lost - Industry Outlook
  97. This Little-Known Bond Play Could Generate A 24.6% Return

    July 22, 2014
    Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) is in the business of insuring bond offerings for corporations and municipalities. Not the most ...
  98. Forget Tesla: Profit From These 2 Surprise Electric-Vehicle Stocks

    July 21, 2014
  99. Is Your Portfolio Exposed To This International Risk?

    July 21, 2014
    Lost in all of the global action around Israel and Gaza, Russia and Ukraine and the slow-burning Iraqi civil war, investors ...
  100. A Herd of S&P 500 Q2 Earnings Reports - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 21, 2014
    We'll see a high volume of Q2 earnings reports this week, with more 140 S&P 500 members posting results.
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