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  1. Healthways-TAL to Improve Well-Being Solutions in Australia - ...

    December 18, 2014
    Healthways Inc. (HWAY) recently entered into a partnership with Australia's specialty life insurer TAL to jointly provide ...
  2. 3 Construction Stocks for the 2014 Housing Recovery - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    The new home construction market has recovered at a steady pace in the second half of 2014 after a slump at the beginning ...
  3. Should You Bet on a Chemical Industry Recovery? - Industry Outlook

    December 16, 2014
    Should You Bet on a Chemical Industry Recovery? - Industry Outlook
  4. The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    December 16, 2014
    We are retaining our Outperform recommendation on Sherwin-Williams. Adjusted earnings for the third quarter topped the Zacks ...
  5. How To Profit From The 'Frugal Nation' Phenomenon

    August 20, 2014
    Last month, I looked in disbelief at how quickly the media was to trumpet the "great" news of the job report for ...
  6. Chemical Industry Recovery Stays the Course - Industry Outlook

    August 12, 2014
    Chemical Industry Recovery Stays the Course - Industry Outlook
  7. 7 ETF Types To Be Thankful For

    November 28, 2013
    This year has shaped up to be quite kind to investors as major equity indexes are holding onto double-digit gains ahead of ...
  8. These Companies Are Ready To Profit From Rising Interest Rates

    October 23, 2013
    The finance department at Charles Schwab (Nasdaq: SCHW) has a very large problem.The firm has been so successful at attracting ...
  9. Schwab's May DATs Improve - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    In its monthly market activity report for May 2013, The Charles Schwab Corporation reported Daily Average Trades of 505,4 ...
  10. How To Prepare Your Portfolio For Rising Interest Rates

    June 11, 2013
    As interest rates collapsed in the past few years to multi-decade lows, investors had no choice but to flee low-yielding ...
  11. Waiting For Housing To Recover, Valspar's Recovery Already Arrived

    May 15, 2013
    Valspar's market share and performance suggest the stock has recovered far enough.
  12. RPM's Performance Isn't Perfect, But Continues To Generate Cash ...

    April 5, 2013
    RPM's performance was okay, but the valuation seems to be ahead of the stock.
  13. Finding The Best Broker For You: What Every Investor Must Know

    January 28, 2013
    Each week, one of our investing experts answers a reader's question in the Q&A column from our sister site, InvestingAnswers.com. ...
  14. Raymond James Beats on High Rev - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Raymond James Financial Inc.'s (RJF) fiscal first-quarter 2013 (ended Dec 31) earnings per share came in at 69 cents, beating ...
  15. Swatch Buys Harry Winston Watch Brand For $1 Billion

    January 18, 2013
    Harry Winston sells its watch brand to Swatch so it can focus on diamonds. This is a good deal for both companies.
  16. Sherwin-Williams Heads South Of The Rio Grande

    November 15, 2012
    Sherwin-Williams is acquiring Comex for $2.34B. I'll look at why the deal looks good.
  17. Charles Schwab Cuts Down ETF Fees - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) has announced a massive fee diminution on 15 of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The ...
  18. AvMed Extends HWAY SilverSneakers - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    Well-being enhancement company Healthways (HWAY) recently revealed that AvMed Health Plans has extended, by a couple of years ...
  19. Schwab to Redeem TruPS - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    On Tuesday, The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) became the latest bank to announce the redemption of trust preferred securities ...
  20. Biggest Basic Materials Sector Movers for July 9, 2012

    July 9, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.3%; and the Dow has ...
  21. Investing In Your Broker

    June 28, 2012
    The market dictates the actions of the traders, and that activity translates into profits for the brokers we trade through. ...
  22. Schwab Downgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    We have downgraded our long-term recommendation on The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) to Neutral from Outperform. The ...
  23. Valspar Paints A Pretty Picture

    March 30, 2012
    Global's coatings business expected to reach $107 billion by 2017. Valspar is going to be a big part of that growth. Its ...
  24. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    March 30, 2012
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  25. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    February 28, 2012
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  26. 2011's Biggest Mergers and Acquisitions

    December 30, 2011
    M&A activity rebounded in a big way in 2011. Here's a look back at the biggest mergers and acquisitions during the year. ...
  27. PPG Industries Gets Ready For 2012

    December 21, 2011
    PPG Industries is seeing a slight slowing in some of its end markets, as concerns about the global economy create uncertainty ...
  28. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    October 17, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  29. Paint Stocks Glossing Over Housing Mess

    October 3, 2011
    The housing market is keeping paint stocks in a bleak color pallet. When the market sorts itself out, things will be much ...
  30. Diamonds Are A Portfolio's Best Friend

    September 27, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  31. Don't Read Too Much Into Schwab's Acquisition

    March 23, 2011
    Did Schwab find a bargain, or overpay, for optionsXpress? Moreover, is this actually an omen of what's to come?
  32. December’s Best And Worst Performing Basic Material Stocks

    January 4, 2011
    Check out December's best and worst Basic Material Stocks.
  33. Arch Chemicals Looks To Boost Growth

    November 26, 2010
    Arch Chemicals has articulated a strategy to focus exclusively on biocides and increase sales growth and margins as it transitions ...
  34. 5 Investment Ideas Heating Up Right Now

    November 1, 2010
    With investors back out of their bunkers and looking to put money to work, Wall Street and Main Street have been working ...
  35. Turning Dimes Into Dollars

    October 29, 2010
    We examine five stocks from apparel stores and specialty retail industries, looking for the most efficent companies at turning ...
  36. 4 Cheap Consumer-Discretionary Stocks

    September 29, 2010
    If the economy rebounds, at least three of these stocks could benefit greatly.
  37. The Real Dividend Aristocrats

    June 30, 2010
    The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats are those companies that have increased dividends for 25 years straight. However, some ...
  38. Leveraging A Recovery In Home Improvement

    March 8, 2010
    BWAY, a container packaging company, has strong ties to the home improvement market via a "partnership" with Sherwin-Williams. ...
  39. A Pretty Painted Picture

    September 8, 2009
    Here is a look at the painting business and some of the companies within it.
  40. Playing Convertibles With Calamos

    August 18, 2009
    Boutique firm Calamos is a specialist in convertible bonds; find out where you can get involved.
  41. Book Value Bonanzas?

    January 21, 2009
    Buying a stock under book value is no guarantee of success. However, it may in some cases limit downside potential.
  42. Upticked Off

    January 16, 2009
    Congress' plan to reinstate the uptick rule for short selling gets mixed reviews on Wall Street.
  43. Should Thinkorswim Investors Let It Ride?

    January 9, 2009
    TD Ameritrade announced it was buying Thinkorswim. Should investors stay or go?
  44. Storm Brewing For Online Brokers

    September 22, 2008
    On top of slumping trading volumes, the online brokers now face significant client withdrawals. That's a storm of trouble. ...
  45. Investools: Respectability Has Its Rewards

    April 21, 2008
    The buyout of ThinkorSwim transformed Investools from late-night seminar-pusher to reputable online broker overnight.
  46. E-broker Competition Fuels Merger Speculation (AMTD, ETFC)

    May 14, 2007
    A look at the merger prospects of rival brokers E*Trade and TD Ameritrade
  47. 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. ...
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