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  1. Will Higher Costs Hurt Carnival's (CCL) Earnings this Season? ...

    December 17, 2014
    Florida-based cruiser Carnival Corporation (CCL) is set to report fourth-quarter 2014 results on Dec 19, 2014, before the ...
  2. 3 Companies Activist Investors May Look To Takeover

    September 24, 2014
    If you want an explanation on how the market has been able to keep running higher even against a tepid economic recovery ...
  3. Homebuilding Stocks: Has Spring Sprung? - Industry Outlook

    April 22, 2014
    Homebuilding Stocks: Has Spring Sprung? - Industry Outlook
  4. 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
  5. Business Services Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 19, 2014
    Business Services Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  6. MedTech Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 7, 2014
    MedTech Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. For investors, hotel REITs could be some of the best real estate plays going into 2014. We'll take a look at a few of the top names.

    At Long Last, The Hotel Market Shows Signs Of Life

    October 16, 2013
    The hotel operators are finally breathing a sigh of relief as several key metrics are now showing positive growth for the ...
  8. Short Sellers Increase Stakes in Toll Bros., M/I Homes (MHO, ...

    August 28, 2013
    The short interest moves in residential construction stocks were mixed again during the early weeks of August, as concerns ...
  9. Avery Strikes New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Shares of Avery reached a new 52-week high of $45.02 on July 8.
  10. 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 ...
  11. Republic Services Misses Estimates - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Republic Services, Inc. (RSG), a leading waste management company, reported lackluster fourth quarter and full year 2012 ...
  12. Buy or Sell: Norwegian Cruise Line's IPO Up 31% On First Day ...

    January 24, 2013
    NCLH gained 31% on November 17, its first day of trading. Does this mean it is a buy, sell or hold?
  13. Cabelas and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on December 17, 2012

    December 17, 2012
    So far today, the market has been on the rise. The Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow is ...
  14. PLW: The Only Treasury ETF You Need - ETF News And Commentary

    December 7, 2012
    Although the American fiscal position isn't exactly great, there is still substantial demand for U.S. Treasury bonds. This ...
  15. Red Lion Inks Deal, Enters Kent - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    Spokane, Washington-based Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLH) recently inked a franchise license agreement with the owners ...
  16. Clean Harbors Goes Back To Its Roots In A Big Way

    October 30, 2012
    Clean Harbors' deal for Safety-Kleen is logical and reasonably priced.
  17. Real Estate Operations Stocks, Including General Growth Properties, ...

    September 11, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has climbed 0.3%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.6%; and the Dow is ...
  18. KB Financial Group, Inc and More Big Movers on the NYSE on August ...

    August 24, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq increasing 0.6%, the S&P 500 moving up 0.5%, and the Dow rising 0.6%. Formerly ...
  19. Earnings Scorecard: DGX - Analyst Blog

    July 30, 2012
    Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) disappointing second quarter 2012 results, released on July 19, prompted analysts to slash their ...
  20. REIT Pay Outs Are On The Rise

    June 27, 2012
    Improving economic conditions and rising rent rates are helping push high dividends even higher.
  21. Bio-Reference Labs Taking Advantage Of Esoteric Opportunities

    June 22, 2012
    The decision of whether to buy Bio-Reference really comes down to an investor's confidence in the growth prospects for the ...
  22. Want A High-Yield Healthcare Stock? Look To Canada

    June 20, 2012
    CML HealthCare isn't flashy, but it's a reliable dividend payer.
  23. Davita Goes Shopping

    June 8, 2012
    The Denver-based operator of dialysis facilities announced May 22 that it was buying HealthCare Partners for $4.42 billion. ...
  24. Hotel Real Estate Rebounds Amid M&A

    June 7, 2012
    The lodging industry is quickly becoming a hotbed of acquisition activity in the commercial real estate space. Increasing ...
  25. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Is Ready For Growth

    June 6, 2012
    Pebblebrook's stock trades at the same price it did three years ago.
  26. LabCorp Fighting Industry Headwinds

    April 24, 2012
    LabCorp is feeling pressures from large health insurers and the government, but the company remains firmly profitable and ...
  27. LabCorp Passes the Test

    February 13, 2012
    LabCorp is safe bet given its geographic diversity and strong track record of managing its business for growth.
  28. Becton Dickinson Still A Fine Specimen

    February 10, 2012
    Becton Dickinson hasn't been growing very rapidly lately, but the company has experienced sustained growth over the last ...
  29. You Can Still Clean Up With Clean Harbors

    January 18, 2012
    Expect another consistent and tidy performance from this waste-disposal giant in 2012.
  30. 3 Reasons To Own Lincare Holdings

    October 6, 2011
    Lincare stock is down almost 20% YTD. While many fear the worst for LNCR, there are three reasons why its stocks are a 'buy.' ...
  31. Casella Waste – Even The Environmental Sector Has Challenges

    September 1, 2011
    Casella Waste has neither the momentum nor the capital structure to excite investors.
  32. 4 Stocks That Will Grow in This Market

    August 6, 2011
    What a lot of investors don’t realize is that while investing is difficult, it doesn’t have to be complicated, and Joel Greenblatt ...
  33. Quest Diagnostics Opens Its Wallet One More Time

    March 22, 2011
    Quest shows once again that it is willing to pay for what may become valuable testing technology.
  34. Novartis Building Itself Into A One-Stop Shop

    January 26, 2011
    Novartis takes another step into molecular diagnostics.
  35. Alternative Ways To Play The Marcellus Shale

    October 27, 2010
    As America searches for energy independence, natural gas consumption will increase.
  36. General Electric Goes Outside The Box In Healthcare

    October 22, 2010
    GE makes a surprise move into the diagnostic lab space.
  37. Growing Competition Dims Furniture Makers' Future

    September 21, 2010
    Weak demand and growing competition will increasingly dampen U.S. furniture makers' prospects.
  38. Stock Picker's Guide To Software Stocks

    August 25, 2010
    With the software sector down on the year, stock pickers can still profit from buying into the sector.
  39. Finding Gold In Garbage

    August 19, 2010
    While it is a dirty job, the waste management industry could be exactly what a portfolio needs in this time uncertainty. ...
  40. Looking At The Long Bonds

    August 16, 2010
    Over the longer term, inflation in store for investors. But in the short run, the United States could be in for a bout of ...
  41. Investigators Send Home Health Care To The Hospital

    July 16, 2010
    Investigations by the Senate and SEC have rattled this sector, but there is still long-term value.
  42. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust IPO: Building Something Solid

    June 30, 2010
    Pebblebrook Hotel Trust looks to be one of those rare IPOs worth investing in.
  43. Companies Affected By The Oil Spill

    May 14, 2010
    Whether in a positive or a negative way, these companies are feeling the effects of the recent oil rig explosion.
  44. Alternatives To Salesforce.com

    April 16, 2010
    Many of these software-as-a-service stocks are incredibly overpriced. Here are some alternatives in other industries.
  45. The Best Stocks In The Best Sectors

    February 8, 2010
    The best-performing sectors in a market pullback will have the hottest stocks in the rebound.
  46. La-Z-Boy Ahead Of The Curve

    August 24, 2009
    Streamlining operations to cut costs has helped La-Z-Boy report two back-to-back positive earnings surprises.
  47. Herman Miller One Year Later

    July 9, 2009
    Since last June, Herman Miller's stocks dropped almost 45%. Find out what's changed in the past 52-weeks and whether or not ...
  48. Luxury Hotels See Massive RevPAR Declines

    November 18, 2008
    The lodging industry is hardly immune to the slowing economy, and industry experts predict the pain will continue well into ...
  49. Making Sense Of Cash And Shorts

    September 29, 2008
    We examine a group of mutual funds that have large cash positions either from short selling or from asset allocation.
  50. The Hurricane Cleanup Crew

    August 29, 2008
    Meet the companies that were called in after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, then learn how to hedge a portfolio against another ...
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