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  1. Procter & Gamble Picks a New CEO

    July 31, 2015
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) has selected its next leader, ...
  2. Do Interest Rate Changes Affect Dividend Payers?

    July 21, 2015
    Interest rate changes have an effect on prices of dividend-rich stocks in interest rate sensitive sectors like utilities, ...
  3. How to Create a Personal Risk Management Plan

    July 10, 2015
    Investors should consider these strategies to establish a risk management plan.
  4. Is Gillette's Market Edge Becoming Razor-Thin?

    July 7, 2015
    Despite Gillette's success with the razor-and-blades strategy, the increasing popularity of beards and new competition may ...
  5. Best Medium-Term Investments for Market Jitters

    July 7, 2015
    As central bank effectiveness wears off, here are a few ways to play it.
  6. Google Is Now Richer Than Over 100 Countries

    June 11, 2015
    Find out where Google ranks among the wealthiest nations of the world and which countries report GDP figures below the tech ...
  7. Who are Family Dollar's (FDO) main competitors?

    May 20, 2015
    Learn about the discount retail company Family Dollar and its main competitors. Explore how competitor Dollar Tree plans ...
  8. Feeling Risk-Averse? Consider These Investments

    May 8, 2015
    These investments offer risk-averse investors resiliency to bear markets while paying sustainable dividends or interest. ...
  9. Countries Most Affected By A Strong U.S. Dollar

    May 6, 2015
    The U.S. dollar is still the most important currency in the world. It's used for trade, foreign reserves, and as a substitute ...
  10. Penny Stocks that Had Potential But Failed

    May 1, 2015
    Welcome to the wild world of penny stocks. Here's what to expect.
  11. 4 Quality Dividend Stocks You Need to Consider

    April 22, 2015
    Looking for quality stocks that also pay dividends? Consider these four.
  12. Are These the Top Dividend Stocks of 2015?

    April 15, 2015
    These dividend-paying companies offer a lot more than just dividends.
  13. Top 10 Stocks for Retirement Portfolios

    April 14, 2015
    Certain stocks are popular retirement portfolio options, but not all are as impressive as they used to be. Time to reevaluate? ...
  14. This ETF Can Weather Any Market Condition

    April 8, 2015
    Looking for a winning ETF that's capable of performing in almost any environment?
  15. This Blue-Chip Stock's Price Is Set To Plummet Quickly

    March 5, 2015
    Some chart patterns are pauses that will eventually resolve in the direction of the preceding trend. Some are pauses that ...
  16. How the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 Indexes Differ

    January 22, 2015
    The S&P 500 and Russell 2000 are used as benchmarks for broader segments of the U.S. stock market. Each index has its own ...
  17. This Blue Chip Is Just 50 Cents Away From A Technical Breakdown

    January 15, 2015
    Market action over the past week has been volatile, and at times, downright scary. With the major indices threatening short-term ...
  18. Funds That Should Be On Every Investor’s Radar

    December 9, 2014
    When most investors begin planning for a steady income stream in retirement, they tend to gravitate towards fixed-income ...
  19. Most Powerful And Influential Public Companies In 3 Metrics

    December 9, 2014
    There are many ways to rank the word's most powerful companies. Looking at market value, brand value or sales revenue are ...
  20. Who are Proctor & Gamble's (PG) main competitors?

    December 1, 2014
    Learn about Procter & Gamble's major competitors in each of its revenue segments, including fabric care and home care, and ...
  21. Consumer Staples Defend against Volatility

    October 31, 2014
    Volatility has crept back into the market, but consumers can defend against price swings by investing in consumer staples.
  22. When The Market Gets Rough Turn To This ETF

    September 26, 2014
    Recent weakness in commodities and the broad market indices has led investors to start looking toward defensive sectors such ...
  23. The Companies That Headline The S&P 500

    September 4, 2014
    These companies are the creme de la creme of the S&P 500. Here's how they got there.
  24. The Key Metric Used By The Best Money Manager You've Never Heard ...

    August 19, 2014
    Although the hedge fund industry attracts the best and the brightest, few fund managers are considered to be a “genius.” ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. How Procter & Gamble Found Itself in Everyone's Cupboard

    April 22, 2014
    Out of necessity, some giant corporations have narrow product lines. A bank, for instance, can package loans in only so many ...
  27. How Some Brands Come Back from Near Death

    April 17, 2014
    Some company brands manage to revive themselves, while others die and go to brand heaven.
  28. Where Buffett Is Finding The Market's Best Yields

    March 7, 2014
    In today's world of high-frequency, short-term trading, many funds have sprung up that take positions based purely on ...
  29. The Best-Performing Sectors Of 2013

    February 19, 2014
    A sector represents a high-level way in which analysts and investors group similar companies together. Analyzing Standard ...
  30. Comparing The P/E, EPS And Earnings Yield

    December 5, 2013
    P/E may be the established standard for valuation purposes, but the earnings yield is especially useful for comparing potential ...
  31. Now Is The Time To Buy Consumer Staples Stocks

    November 20, 2013
    As the markets have swooned, so have many boring sectors. That includes consumer staples stocks. Still, the sector could ...
  32. Analyzing Blue-Chip Stocks

    October 28, 2013
    To find a good value on a blue-chip stocks, look for companies with strong fundamentals, appropriate levels of debt and competitive ...
  33. Five Questions Investors Should Ask When A CEO Returns

    October 18, 2013
    One of an investor’s most challenging decisions is how to handle the news that a former chief executive officer returns to ...
  34. 5 Ways to Profit From a CEO's Body Language

    September 25, 2013
    Investors can gain insight into companies by studying the chief executive officers’ body language, specifically examining ...
  35. Domtar Jumps 16% On Plant Closing: Time To Buy?

    September 12, 2013
    Domtar (NYSE:UFS) jumped the most in four years on news International Paper (NYSE:IP) is closing a mill in Alabama reducing ...
  36. 14 Companies That Have Raised Their Dividends For 50 Years Or ...

    September 10, 2013
    Imagine if you had bought these stocks 20 years ago.If you had, then right now you'd be earning dividend yields of... ...
  37. Estee Lauder Delivers A Beautiful Q4: Should You Buy?

    August 20, 2013
    Estee Lauder (EL) delivered beautiful Q4 earnings August 15 on a day when the Dow lost 225 points due to Wal-Mart's (WMT) ...
  38. Frontier Market Index Secrets Revealed

    August 15, 2013
    Most passively managed ETFs are designed to track underlying indices and most ETF investors know that. How much time investors ...
  39. Rising 10-Year Yields Could Crush Popular Dividend ETFs

    June 21, 2013
    Seduced by backward-looking dividend increase streaks, investors have fallen in love with dividend ETFs such as the Vanguard ...
  40. Look Towards Small-Caps For Big Dividends

    May 22, 2013
    Small-caps can be a fruitful place to gain high yields.
  41. Investors Can't Seem To Get Enough Of Hershey

    April 25, 2013
    With strong volume and improving margins, Hershey continues to outperform a hot sector.
  42. Given Procter & Gamble's Performance, Should The Weak Volumes ...

    April 25, 2013
    P&G looks like an increasingly expensive margin improvement play in consumer staples.
  43. Kimberly-Clark Looks Way Too Expensive For What It Is

    April 22, 2013
    Kimberly-Clark's growth prospects make today's valuation hard to justify.
  44. Goldman Sachs Gets Into The Loan Business

    April 12, 2013
    Goldman Sachs’ decides to list a piece of Liberty Harbor Capital subsidiary as a BDC.
  45. P&G Rewards Longs With Better Sales And Stronger Margins

    January 30, 2013
    Procter & Gamble is delivering on its promises for better performances.
  46. What Do All-Time-Highs Indicate For These Stocks Going Forward?

    January 30, 2013
    Some well-known names are making all-time highs, and exhibiting very strong uptrends. The question is where to get in?
  47. 4 Ways Income Investors Can Protect Against Inflation

    January 21, 2013
    "The cult of inflation may only have just begun."  That was a bold and eye-opening sentiment legendary bond fund manager ...
  48. Helen Of Troy Needs To Exploit Distracted Competitors

    January 14, 2013
    Helen of Troy's weak organic performance is a little troubling
  49. Avoid High-Cost Broker Commissions With This Investment Plan

    December 14, 2012
    Online brokers undoubtedly have made investing more affordable and accessible than ever before. Gone are the days when you ...
  50. 5 Moves Every Investor Should Make to Prepare for the Fiscal ...

    November 14, 2012
    The presidential election is over, but another day of reckoning approaches. A "fiscal cliff" consisting of major tax increases ...
  51. Teva Likely To Tread Water Ahead Of New Strategy

    November 5, 2012
    Teva has restructuring and growth opportunities, but the risk is still elevated.
  52. Helen Of Troy Wilting Into The Fall

    October 25, 2012
    Weak organic growth and scant margin leverage are causes for concern today, but Helen of Troy could recover in 2013.
  53. Stanley Black & Decker And Spectrum Brands Both Get What They ...

    October 25, 2012
    Stanley Black & Decker and Spectrum Brands reach a deal that serves both parties well.
  54. Procter & Gamble's First Quarter Earnings Report

    October 25, 2012
    Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced its results for the most recent quarter on October 25, 2012. Procter & Gamble ...
  55. Procter & Gamble First Quarter Earnings Preview

    October 22, 2012
    When Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) releases its first quarter earnings on Thursday, October 25, 2012, analysts are expecting ...
  56. These Companies Have Raised Their Dividends for 50 Consecutive ...

    October 18, 2012
    Imagine if you had bought these stocks 20 years ago. If you had, then right now you'd be earning dividend yields of... 27%... ...
  57. Spectrum Brands Pays $1 Special Dividend: A Harbinger Of Things ...

    September 20, 2012
    Spectrum Brands paid a $1 special dividend September 18 and announced a quarterly dividend of 25 cents a share starting in ...
  58. The Best Places To Work Make For Great Investments Too

    September 14, 2012
    There appears to be a growing correlation between a company's stock price and the esteem in which it is held by its employees.
  59. Buffett Sold Almost $3 Billion of these 3 Well-Known Stocks

    August 16, 2012
    As one of the world's most successful and prolific investors, it's no wonder Warren Buffett is closely watched by the stock ...
  60. Estee Lauder Continues To Make Over Its Business

    August 16, 2012
    Estee Lauder delivered excellent full-year earnings August 14 as its major brands continued to see growth across the U.S. ...
  61. Procter & Gamble's Fourth Quarter Earnings Report

    August 3, 2012
    Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced its results for the fourth quarter on August 3, 2012. Procter & Gamble sells ...
  62. Portfolio Pruning 101

    July 27, 2012
    MoneyShow's Tom Aspray takes an in-depth look at his successful Charts in Play Portfolio, as he looks to take profits on ...
  63. Bull Vs. Bear: Olympic Advertising Worth Shareholders' Money

    July 24, 2012
    The Olympic games is a great time to buy into major Olympic sponsors, such as Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble.
  64. Procter & Gamble Faces The Ackman Axe

    July 18, 2012
    Activist investor Bill Ackman bought into P&G last week and that spells trouble for CEO Robert McDonald. Find out what ...
  65. Invest In Consumer Staples

    June 1, 2012
    Utility wins over extras as consumers refocus spending habits
  66. Sensient Technologies Smells And Tastes Great

    May 29, 2012
    Sensient is all about colors, flavors and fragrances. We look at why its stock is a long-term money-maker.
  67. Diamond Foods: Cue The Comeback?

    May 28, 2012
    Diamond lost their CEO and CFO over bad accounting practices and its stock dropped from $90 to below $30 in a matter of weeks. ...
  68. Time To Rotate Back Into Consumer Staples

    May 17, 2012
    The Consumer staples sector is the place to invest if the risk-on trade continues to unwind. XLP is the largest ETF of this ...
  69. Henkel: Buffett's Possible Target

    May 12, 2012
    Henkel might be the biggest consumer goods company that nobody's ever heard of. Year-to-date, Henkel's stock is up about ...
  70. Weyerhaeuser Like Watching The Grass Grow

    April 30, 2012
    Weyerhaeuser's earnings weren't great, but then nobody expected them to be. Weyerhaeuser is still muddling through a tough ...
  71. Can Helen Of Troy Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts?

    April 30, 2012
    Helen Of Troy needs to show better leverage for the growth-by-acquisition strategy to add value.
  72. 5 Easy Ways to Cash In on US Dividends

    April 26, 2012
    If you’re outside the US looking in, there are important pros and cons to adding exchange traded funds from America to your ...
  73. Kimberly-Clark A Tower Of Stability

    April 24, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark's global operations remain sound, as does the steady and ample dividend payment.
  74. Beware These Dividend Red Flags

    April 17, 2012
    Companies paying out more than half their earnings or offering very rich yields might be riskier then investors reckon, says ...
  75. Take A Pass On H.B. Fuller

    April 4, 2012
    Prospective investors might want to wait for a pullback before getting more interested in H.B. Fuller.
  76. PepsiCo Looking To Tweak Its Prospects

    April 2, 2012
    Pepsi needs to better compete with its archrival. Coca Cola has posted slightly higher average sales and earnings growth ...
  77. Dollar General Heating Up

    March 28, 2012
    Growth trends are really perking up at Dollar General.
  78. S&P 500's Most Oversold Stocks

    March 21, 2012
    Several prominent S&P 500 stocks haven’t been bid up to technically overbought conditions in the recent rally, potentially ...
  79. The Dow's Most Overbought Stocks

    March 3, 2012
    Even after moving sharply higher in February, these four leading Dow stocks still have significant upside, but are close ...
  80. Consumer Staple Stocks To Watch

    February 28, 2012
    Utility wins over extras as consumers refocus spending habits
  81. Pringles Is A Big Bite For Kellogg

    February 21, 2012
    With the purchase of Pringles, Kellogg is levering up to buy a scarce asset.
  82. The Dividend Sweet Spot

    February 19, 2012
    The best stocks combine a generous yield suitable for retirees with enticing dividend growth prospects for younger investors, ...
  83. Weyerhaeuser Already Anticipating The Turn

    February 8, 2012
    Weyerhaeuser is undervalued and lapping the street as investors anticipate a recovery for the residential construction market.
  84. Procter & Gamble Feels The Pinch

    January 31, 2012
    U.S sales growth combined with rising input costs helped put a lid on the company's quarter.
  85. Colgate-Palmolive Has Growth, But It'll Cost Ya

    January 30, 2012
    Colgate has great growth, but a valuation to match.
  86. Flavors & Fragrances Growing Stale

    January 5, 2012
    A foul wind is making shares of International Flavors & Fragrances hard to digest.
  87. 2011's Most Innovative ETFs

    December 30, 2011
    The ETF industry experienced tremendous growth throughout 2011, and many issuers added new and exciting products to the mix. ...
  88. Food Stocks To Watch In 2012

    December 27, 2011
    An overview of how a number of leading food firms plan to boost shareholder returns for 2012 and beyond.
  89. Church & Dwight On Fire

    December 22, 2011
    It's not a sexy name for the holiday shopping season, but Church & Dwight investors are cleaning up.
  90. Personal Products Are A Big Hit With The Public

    December 22, 2011
    These personal products companies are doing well.
  91. An Opportunity To Unmask Avon’s Beauty

    December 16, 2011
    The removal of Andrea Jung as CEO offers Avon a great opportunity to find a leader who can boost profits.
  92. Canadians, Look Before You Leap South

    November 22, 2011
    Before painting their portfolios red, white, and blue, Canadian income investors need to understand the drawbacks of playing ...
  93. Seasick? Try A Low Volatility Fund

    November 2, 2011
    The market’s recent ups and downs have been stomach churning. Low volatility funds can help smooth out the ride.
  94. Tupperware’s Direct Growth Potential

    October 28, 2011
    Tupperware's third quarter results offered the most recent illustration that growth potential is wide open across the world.
  95. 3 Reasons To Own Estee Lauder Now

    October 24, 2011
    Estee Lauder may have regained most of its ground since a recent price drop, but there are three good reasons EL is still ...
  96. High Yielding Equities

    October 21, 2011
    Despite the market volatility, there are still some stocks and ETFs that pay above-average dividend yields.
  97. 2 Global Funds with a Large-Cap Tilt

    August 19, 2011
    Joe Pitzl and Jason Good say retail investors can benefit from some exposure to large caps, including global stocks. They ...
  98. Kimberly-Clark’s Conservative Bias

    July 29, 2011
    Kimberly-Clark investors should be able to count on double-digit total returns over the long haul.
  99. Larger Rivals Outcompeting WD-40

    July 11, 2011
    Over the past five years, a number of larger rivals have grown faster than WD-40.
  100. Helen Of Troy Still Looking Fetching

    July 8, 2011
    Helen of Troy isn't especially popular, but the quality is there.
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