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  1. Delisting Threat to TranSwitch - Analyst Blog

    Delisting Threat to TranSwitch - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    TranSwitch recently announced that it has received a delisting notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC that threaten to suspend ...
  2. Dover's Opportunities Matched Only By Wall Street's Enthusiasm ...

    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.
  3. Time to Focus on Small Cap ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    Time to Focus on Small Cap ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    June 13, 2013
    Why investors may want to tilt their portfolios to small cap ETFs at this time.
  4. More Commodity ETFs: Credit Suisse Releases New ETNs - ETF News ...

    More Commodity ETFs: Credit Suisse Releases New ETNs - ETF News ...

    June 13, 2013
    Investors now have new commodity ETNs from Credit Suisse, giving broad exposure to the space.
  5. Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 13, 2013
    Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  6. Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 13, 2013
    Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  7. 5 Reasons Not to Flee Non-US Dividend Stocks

    5 Reasons Not to Flee Non-US Dividend Stocks

    June 12, 2013
    “Is it time to flee dividend stocks?” That’s what many investors are asking me amid the recent rise in bond yields.My answer: ...
  8. Top 5 Zacks #1 Ranked Government Bond Mutual Funds - Best of ...

    Top 5 Zacks #1 Ranked Government Bond Mutual Funds - Best of ...

    June 12, 2013
    Conservative investors prefer debt instruments not only because they safeguard the capital invested but also for the regular ...
  9. Here's When To Buck The 'Great Rotation' Out Of Dividend Payers

    Here's When To Buck The 'Great Rotation' Out Of Dividend Payers

    June 12, 2013
    For many dividend-paying stocks, it appears as if a "great rotation" has begun. One of the most lucrative investing ...
  10. CME to Launch European Futures - Analyst Blog

    CME to Launch European Futures - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    CME Group announced an agreement to introduce European futures market.
  11. V.F. Corp. Outlines 5-Year Growth Plan - Analyst Blog

    V.F. Corp. Outlines 5-Year Growth Plan - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    V.F. Corporation revealed its major initiatives and strategies to boost shareholder returns at an investor meeting held in ...
  12. WAG-DEA Settlement to Hurt 3Q Earnings - Analyst Blog

    WAG-DEA Settlement to Hurt 3Q Earnings - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Walgreens inks agreement with DEA.
  13. Finding Growth At Value Prices

    Finding Growth At Value Prices

    June 12, 2013
    With the markets continuing to move in an upwards manner, finding bargain is becoming harder and harder to do. In an attempt ...
  14. MGI Boosts MoneyTransfer Biz - Analyst Blog

    MGI Boosts MoneyTransfer Biz - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    MoneyGram International announced a strategic alliance with China's leading Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank.
  15. After A Strong Recovery, What Moves ADM From Here?

    After A Strong Recovery, What Moves ADM From Here?

    June 12, 2013
    ADM is in better shape these days, but it will likely take a strong harvest to move the shares higher in the short term.
  16. After A Good Run, Novartis Looks Fairly Valued

    After A Good Run, Novartis Looks Fairly Valued

    June 12, 2013
    Novartis is a well-balanced, high-quality pharma with growth credentials, but also a fair valuation today.
  17. Air Products Launches Hydrogen Fuel Dispenser  - Analyst Blog

    Air Products Launches Hydrogen Fuel Dispenser - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Air Products and Chemicals Inc. has introduced its advanced consumer-friendly retail hydrogen fuel dispenser.
  18. Impala Platinum Trying To Survive Multiple Challenges

    Impala Platinum Trying To Survive Multiple Challenges

    June 12, 2013
    Impala has been pummeled by weaker prices, higher costs, adverse geology, and political aggrevations.
  19. Pandora Ups The Stakes In A Brewing Royal(ty) Battle

    Pandora Ups The Stakes In A Brewing Royal(ty) Battle

    June 12, 2013
    Pandora buys a radio station to increase its bargaining power. What does this mean for shareholders?
  20. New Nespresso Compatible Pods from MDLZ - Analyst Blog

    New Nespresso Compatible Pods from MDLZ - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Mondelez International recently announced the introduction of a new range of espresso capsules which will be compatible with ...
  21. Insourcing: A Silver Lining Ahead? - Analyst Blog

    Insourcing: A Silver Lining Ahead? - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    If statistics indeed are reliable yardsticks to gauge the performance of the U.S. economy, a startling data is sure to catch ...
  22. ExxonMobil, Rosneft Team Up - Analyst Blog

    ExxonMobil, Rosneft Team Up - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    ExxonMobil Corporation and Rosneft have agreed to establish a joint Arctic Research Center in Russia.
  23. Time to Avoid Business Development Company ETFs? - ETF News And ...

    Time to Avoid Business Development Company ETFs? - ETF News And ...

    June 12, 2013
    Should investors be worried about BDC ETFs in today's uncertain environment?
  24. GE Healthcare Plans $2B Investment  - Analyst Blog

    GE Healthcare Plans $2B Investment - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    GE Healthcare, a division of General Electric Company , is planning a $2 billion-worth investment over the next five years ...
  25. U.S. Real Estate ETFs Battle For Inflows: IYR vs. ICF vs. RWR

    U.S. Real Estate ETFs Battle For Inflows: IYR vs. ICF vs. RWR

    June 12, 2013
    With the economic turnaround in the U.S. gaining momentum, real estate investments were among the first to come back. They ...
  26. The Science of Making Money in Stocks - Investment Ideas

    The Science of Making Money in Stocks - Investment Ideas

    June 12, 2013
    The Science of Making Money in Stocks - Investment Ideas
  27. Accenture Grabs 2 More Deals  - Analyst Blog

    Accenture Grabs 2 More Deals - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Accenture Plc. is consistently winning deals. This time the company won a deal from one of the leading brewery companies, ...
  28. Windstream-Avaya Ink UC Deal  - Analyst Blog

    Windstream-Avaya Ink UC Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Windstream has announced a partnership with Avaya to expand its managed Unified Communications (UC).
  29. American Realty Raises Cap to Fund Buy-Outs  - Analyst Blog

    American Realty Raises Cap to Fund Buy-Outs - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    American Realty raised approximately $896 million as net proceeds through placement of common stock and convertible preferred ...
  30. UDR Amends & Re-Prices Credit Revolvers - Analyst Blog

    UDR Amends & Re-Prices Credit Revolvers - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    UDR amended and re-priced revolving credit facility worth $900 Million and term loans worth $350 Million, respectively.
  31. How To Prepare Your Portfolio For Rising Interest Rates

    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 ...
  32. FedEx Raises Rates - Analyst Blog

    FedEx Raises Rates - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    FedEx Freight - an affiliate of FedEx Corp. - has increased its shipping rates for certain regions.
  33. EOG Retains Neutral Tag - Analyst Blog

    EOG Retains Neutral Tag - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    We maintained our recommendation on EOG Resources, Inc. at Neutral on May 30, 2013.
  34. Annie's Still A High Growth-High Multiple Proposition

    Annie's Still A High Growth-High Multiple Proposition

    June 11, 2013
    Annie's continues its rapid growth, but the valuation already baked this in
  35. Navistar In The Early Stages Of Turning It Around

    Navistar In The Early Stages Of Turning It Around

    June 11, 2013
    Navistar is on the road back to share regrowth and profits.
  36. Diamond Foods Making Better Moves, But Large Uncertainties Remain

    Diamond Foods Making Better Moves, But Large Uncertainties Remain

    June 11, 2013
    Diamond Foods' turnaround continues, but the company cannot afford to slip against large rivals.
  37. Sallie Mae Suspends Credit Facility - Analyst Blog

    Sallie Mae Suspends Credit Facility - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Sallie Mae, declared the closure of a $6.8 billion credit facility, which used to aid term securitization of its federally ...
  38. As One Problem Fades at lululemon athletica, Another One Emerges

    As One Problem Fades at lululemon athletica, Another One Emerges

    June 11, 2013
    More unsettling news from lululemon sends the shares down hard.
  39. Booz Allen Shares Slip on PRISM Leak - Analyst Blog

    Booz Allen Shares Slip on PRISM Leak - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp.'s shares slumped 2.6% after the news of one of its employees revealing classified information ...
  40. Building A Portfolio BRIC By BRIC

    Building A Portfolio BRIC By BRIC

    June 11, 2013
    When Jim O'Neil first came up with the acronym of BRIC, the four nations were the cream of the emerging market crop. A decade ...
  41. 3 Impressive Biotech ETFs Crushing the Market - ETF News And ...

    3 Impressive Biotech ETFs Crushing the Market - ETF News And ...

    June 11, 2013
    Rotate into the outperforming biotech sector with these three ETFs.
  42. Visual Risk Analysis Of The MSCI BRIC Index Fund (BKF)

    Visual Risk Analysis Of The MSCI BRIC Index Fund (BKF)

    June 11, 2013
    When it comes to emerging market exposure, no region is more popular than BRIC, as this corner of the market is home to the ...
  43. Comcast Sets Up Emergency Plan - Analyst Blog

    Comcast Sets Up Emergency Plan - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Comcast Corporation is ready to offer emergency services to its customers residing near the coastline of Florida as the tropical ...
  44. Integrys Files for Gas Rate Hike - Analyst Blog

    Integrys Files for Gas Rate Hike - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Integrys Energy files for an increase in natural gas distribution rates.
  45. Balanced View on DaVita - Analyst Blog

    Balanced View on DaVita - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    We have reiterated our Neutral recommendation on DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.
  46. CIT Group Reaffirmed at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    CIT Group Reaffirmed at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    On Jun 6, 2013, we reaffirmed our long-term recommendation on CIT Group at Neutral.
  47. Warning: The Rebound May Be Over For Big Pharma

    Warning: The Rebound May Be Over For Big Pharma

    June 10, 2013
    As investors were picking up the pieces after the dot-com implosion, they came across another troubled sector. A series of ...
  48. MSCI Reclassification Puts Spotlight on These ETFs

    MSCI Reclassification Puts Spotlight on These ETFs

    June 10, 2013
    Traders have had bigger fish to fry over the past few days, but a potentially noteworthy news event is slated for the after-market ...
  49. AstraZeneca Pays Up To Patch Up Another Key Area

    AstraZeneca Pays Up To Patch Up Another Key Area

    June 10, 2013
    In buying Pearl, AstraZeneca is taking some of the risk out of its valuable COPD franchise.
  50. Increasing Regulatory Burdens Depressing America Movil's Growth

    Increasing Regulatory Burdens Depressing America Movil's Growth

    June 10, 2013
    Increasing competition is going to cost America Movil margins and growth
  51. Google Goes A Waze To Stay Strong In Maps

    Google Goes A Waze To Stay Strong In Maps

    June 10, 2013
    Waze looks like a logical deal for shoring up the value of Google's mapping technology
  52. Google to Acquire Waze for $1.1B - Analyst Blog

    Google to Acquire Waze for $1.1B - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Google Inc. is set to acquire mobile mapping and navigation company Waze Inc.
  53. Equinix Opens Phase-I of ZH5 - Analyst Blog

    Equinix Opens Phase-I of ZH5 - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Equinix Inc. recently announced the opening of the first phase of its fifth data center in Zurich, Switzerland.
  54. The Bar Is Rising For Atmel Again

    The Bar Is Rising For Atmel Again

    June 10, 2013
    With the prospect of improving operating leverage and new product opportunities on the way, Atmel shares have started to ...
  55. Walmart Boosts Shareholder Return - Analyst Blog

    Walmart Boosts Shareholder Return - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    The board of Walmart has authorized the repurchase of $15 million worth of shares. This new buyback program will replace ...
  56. 10 Picks from 2 Strong Sectors

    10 Picks from 2 Strong Sectors

    June 10, 2013
    As we enter the bumpy summer months, large-cap US domestic stocks and health-care names are on Louis Navellier's list, and ...
  57. A New 52-Week High for Goldman - Analyst Blog

    A New 52-Week High for Goldman - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Shares of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) crafted a new 52-week high, touching $166.17 at the end of the trading session ...
  58. Nasdaq Dips to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    Nasdaq Dips to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    On Jun 7, we downgraded Nasdaq OMX Group to Underperform based on its risky debt profile amid faltering fundamentals.
  59. Top 5 Highest Yielding Zacks #1 Ranked High Yield Bond Mutual ...

    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 ...
  60. Energy CAPEX Spending Surges

    Energy CAPEX Spending Surges

    June 7, 2013
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  61. Pepsi Buying Sodastream: I Don't Think So

    Pepsi Buying Sodastream: I Don't Think So

    June 7, 2013
    The latest rumor on the street has Sodastream being acquired by Pepsico for $95 per share. There are so many reasons why ...
  62. Will Chatter Around Samsung Shipments Spook Components Stocks?

    Will Chatter Around Samsung Shipments Spook Components Stocks?

    June 7, 2013
    Weaker sales of the Galaxy S4 could put a few potholes in the road for Samsung's suppliers.
  63. Honeywell Is Popular, But Built To Perform Well

    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.
  64. Smucker Does Alright, But The Street Goes Away Disappointed

    Smucker Does Alright, But The Street Goes Away Disappointed

    June 7, 2013
    Smucker's solid quarter is overshadowed by softer sales, particularly in K-cup coffee.
  65. 3 Markets on the Stampede

    3 Markets on the Stampede

    June 7, 2013
    Successful Investing's Doug Fabian points out three markets that appear to have started new bull runs.Doug, there are some ...
  66. UTi Worldwide Still A “Hurry Up And Wait” Story

    UTi Worldwide Still A “Hurry Up And Wait” Story

    June 7, 2013
    UTi Worldwide's success from here really does rely on successfully executing a long-anticipated operational improvement plan.
  67. ETF Bear Call Spread Options Strategy Explained

    ETF Bear Call Spread Options Strategy Explained

    June 7, 2013
    Exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) provide investors with an easy way to reach nearly every corner of the stock market. Those ...
  68. ProShares Files For Credit Default Swap ETFs, iShares Expands ...

    ProShares Files For Credit Default Swap ETFs, iShares Expands ...

    June 7, 2013
    During a down week in the market, ETF issuers iShares and ProShares both filed paperwork with the SEC to add more funds to ...
  69. Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 7, 2013
    Alternative Energy Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  70. 4 Retailers on the Rise - Investment Ideas

    4 Retailers on the Rise - Investment Ideas

    June 6, 2013
    4 Retailers on the Rise - Investment Ideas
  71. Ciena And Carrier Spending – They're Baaa-aaack

    Ciena And Carrier Spending – They're Baaa-aaack

    June 6, 2013
    Ciena's strong revenue and margin numbers for the quarter may be the beginning of a major new cycle.
  72. Even With Steady Guidance, Titan Machinery Has A Lot To Prove

    Even With Steady Guidance, Titan Machinery Has A Lot To Prove

    June 6, 2013
    Titan needs to come through with a strong second quarter after this weak start to the year.
  73. Mattress Firm Delivers Strong Q1--Time To Sleep On It?

    Mattress Firm Delivers Strong Q1--Time To Sleep On It?

    June 6, 2013
    Mattress Firm's first quarter was a strong one with adjusted earnings per share up 23% to $0.38 with 32% revenue growth to ...
  74. Growing Pains For Francesca's Holdings

    Growing Pains For Francesca's Holdings

    June 6, 2013
    Francesca's misses on growth and margins, but could still be a successful growth stock
  75. Wall Street Clearly Underestimating VeriFone's Struggles

    Wall Street Clearly Underestimating VeriFone's Struggles

    June 6, 2013
    VeriFone continues to see its once-solid payments business erode under competitive pressure.
  76. Bear Call Credit Spreads for a Sideways to Bearish Outlook - ...

    Bear Call Credit Spreads for a Sideways to Bearish Outlook - ...

    June 6, 2013
    Bear Call Credit Spreads for a Sideways to Bearish Outlook - Know Your Options
  77. Daily ETF Roundup: VXX Spikes On Fed Concerns, XLB Tumbles

    Daily ETF Roundup: VXX Spikes On Fed Concerns, XLB Tumbles

    June 5, 2013
    Wall Street endured a steep sell-off today, as another round of disappointing economic reports and concerns over when the ...
  78. Post-Barnes, MSC Industrial Has Multiple Growth Opportunities

    Post-Barnes, MSC Industrial Has Multiple Growth Opportunities

    June 5, 2013
    The economy is a short-term threat, but MSC's long-term prospects have never been better
  79. AmazonFresh: Good Or Bad Move For The Stock?

    AmazonFresh: Good Or Bad Move For The Stock?

    June 5, 2013
    AmazonFresh, Amazon's online grocery business, is moving out of the testing phase and into Los Angeles, and then San Francisco ...
  80. Femsa Is A Delicate Balance Between Growth Opportunities And ...

    Femsa Is A Delicate Balance Between Growth Opportunities And ...

    June 5, 2013
    Femsa's stock got a little too popular, but the long-term prospects are very good.
  81. Cameron – Come For The Orders, But Should You Stay For The Delivery?

    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.
  82. Big News For U.S. Wind Energy

    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 ...
  83. IBM Spends $2 Billion To Improve Its Offense … And Defense

    IBM Spends $2 Billion To Improve Its Offense … And Defense

    June 5, 2013
    IBM pays up to build out its cloud service offerings.
  84. The Eagle Ford Continues To Pay Benefits

    The Eagle Ford Continues To Pay Benefits

    June 4, 2013
    The Eagle Ford shale in South Texas continues to be “where it’s at” in terms of energy production in the United States. Recent ...
  85. Make Money From Spinoffs

    Make Money From Spinoffs

    June 4, 2013
    According to Barrons, 15 spinoffs have taken place in 2013 through the end of May, 50% more than last year. It seems all ...
  86. Pandora Drops 10% On Apple News: Time To Buy?

    Pandora Drops 10% On Apple News: Time To Buy?

    June 4, 2013
    Apple is set to release iRadio, its own internet radio station, as early as next week. This has sent Pandora's stock tumbling ...
  87. Statoil's Turnaround Proceeding Much Too Slowly

    Statoil's Turnaround Proceeding Much Too Slowly

    June 4, 2013
    Statoil continues to struggle, and the valuation reflects it
  88. Fifth Third Is One Of The Few Banks With Positive Levers To Pull

    Fifth Third Is One Of The Few Banks With Positive Levers To Pull

    June 4, 2013
    Fifth Third's capital return capabilities make it a relative standout in the sector.
  89. Apple Hopes iRadio Keeps Users Tuned In

    Apple Hopes iRadio Keeps Users Tuned In

    June 4, 2013
    Apple's gearing up to launch its own internet radio service, but how much will this really affect its stock?
  90. Explosive Stocks Under $10 - Screen of the Week

    Explosive Stocks Under $10 - Screen of the Week

    June 4, 2013
    Explosive Stocks Under $10 - Screen of the Week
  91. LSI Looks Too Cheap, But Only If You're A Believer

    LSI Looks Too Cheap, But Only If You're A Believer

    June 3, 2013
    LSI has the opportunity to leverage flash technology into a higher stock price
  92. Riverbed Technology Waiting On Synergies And Performance Management ...

    Riverbed Technology Waiting On Synergies And Performance Management ...

    June 3, 2013
    Riverbed's efforts to expand its addressable market hold significant promise relative to today's valuation.
  93. F5 Networks On Its Heels, But Hasn't Fallen Down Yet

    F5 Networks On Its Heels, But Hasn't Fallen Down Yet

    June 3, 2013
    F5 has work to do in convincing the Street that it can be a real growth company again
  94. WellPoint Cheaper Than UnitedHealth, But The Risks Are Higher

    WellPoint Cheaper Than UnitedHealth, But The Risks Are Higher

    June 3, 2013
    WellPoint may deserve a discount, but the shares look cheap even on modest expectations.
  95. OmniVision Showing Much-Needed Signs Of Improvement

    OmniVision Showing Much-Needed Signs Of Improvement

    May 31, 2013
    Always-volatile OmniVision is moving in a positive direction again.
  96. Investing For The Global Diabetes Epidemic

    Investing For The Global Diabetes Epidemic

    May 31, 2013
    Sadly, diabetes is quickly becoming a global epidemic. Within these grim statistics, investors can find opportunities with ...
  97. Express Rides Fashion Star To Online Success

    Express Rides Fashion Star To Online Success

    May 31, 2013
    Specialty retailer Express announced first quarter earnings May 30 that beat the consensus estimate. Not only that but it ...
  98. Splunk Delivering When Other Techs Are Not

    Splunk Delivering When Other Techs Are Not

    May 31, 2013
    Splunk's price is white-hot, but the company's performance is very strong as well.
  99. Sanderson Farms Riding Investor Enthusiasm For Protein

    Sanderson Farms Riding Investor Enthusiasm For Protein

    May 30, 2013
    Even with weaker margins, investors have bid the #3 poultry producer to all-time highs.
  100. Death Industry Consolidates-Time To Buy Service Corporation's ...

    Death Industry Consolidates-Time To Buy Service Corporation's ...

    May 30, 2013
    Service Corporation, the largest funeral company in America, announced May 29 that it was buying Stewart Enterprises, the ...
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