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  1. Bull of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) - Bull of the Day

    September 6, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) - Bull of the Day
  2. Will Google Glass Be Dethroned Ahead Of Its Release? (GOOG)

    Will Google Glass Be Dethroned Ahead Of Its Release? (GOOG)

    September 5, 2013
    Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) gained some attention this week after reports claimed that the company will launch a separate app store ...
  3. Navistar's Turnaround Is Ugly And Bumpy, But Making Progress

    Navistar's Turnaround Is Ugly And Bumpy, But Making Progress

    September 5, 2013
    Navistar's turnaround doesn't look pretty, but the company has made important positive steps.
  4. Much Ado About Cannabis Stocks

    Much Ado About Cannabis Stocks

    September 5, 2013
    The marijuana movement has been prominently progressing, and started from the bottom in the U.S. with overhauling disapproval ...
  5. Bull of the Day: Dixie Group (DXYN) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: Dixie Group (DXYN) - Bull of the Day

    September 5, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Dixie Group (DXYN) - Bull of the Day
  6. Mining-Ferrous & Non Ferrous Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry ...

    Mining-Ferrous & Non Ferrous Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry ...

    September 5, 2013
    Mining-Ferrous & Non Ferrous Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook
  7. Drone Technology In Everyday Applications: Not Just For The Military ...

    Drone Technology In Everyday Applications: Not Just For The Military ...

    September 4, 2013
    Drones are no longer a technology of the future. They are being manufactured and used in a variety of applications, but ...
  8. Ciena On A Roll With Carrier Spending Picking Up

    Ciena On A Roll With Carrier Spending Picking Up

    September 4, 2013
    100G deployments are starting to drive the equipment market, putting Ciena back on a growth trajectory.
  9. Gerdau Seeing Brazil Get Better, But U.S. Ops Are Struggling

    Gerdau Seeing Brazil Get Better, But U.S. Ops Are Struggling

    September 4, 2013
    Gerdau has bright long-term prospects but today's valuation isn't much of a bargain.
  10. Arch Capital Is Excellent, But No Bargain

    Arch Capital Is Excellent, But No Bargain

    September 4, 2013
    Strong reserves and excellent underwriting have Arch Capital basically at fair value.
  11. Will The Dividend And Buyback Frenzy Continue?

    Will The Dividend And Buyback Frenzy Continue?

    September 4, 2013
    Fix your mind on a pair of percentages: 73% and 27%. These two figures hold the key to why the long-term appeal of stocks ...
  12. 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Trading Leveraged ETFs

    7 Mistakes to Avoid When Trading Leveraged ETFs

    September 4, 2013
    Exchange-traded funds have found their way into countless portfolios, as investors of all types have embraced their cost-efficient, ...
  13. Coca-Cola FEMSA Adds More Volume In Brazil

    Coca-Cola FEMSA Adds More Volume In Brazil

    September 4, 2013
    Coca-Cola FEMSA continues to build its lucrative Latin American bottling footprint.
  14. Nokia Sells Its Handset Business To Microsoft And Remakes Its ...

    Nokia Sells Its Handset Business To Microsoft And Remakes Its ...

    September 4, 2013
    Nokia metamorphisizes again with the sale of its handset business to Microsoft.
  15. An Interesting Year For Tech ETFs

    An Interesting Year For Tech ETFs

    September 4, 2013
    On the surface, it would appear to be a disappointing year for technology sector ETFs. The Technology Select Sector SPDR ...
  16. Bear of the Day: Autodesk (ADSK) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: Autodesk (ADSK) - Bear of the Day

    September 4, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Autodesk (ADSK) - Bear of the Day
  17. Is This Bull Market Really Almost Over?

    Is This Bull Market Really Almost Over?

    September 3, 2013
    A short-term head-and-shoulders pattern is starting to look like it could have long-term and ominous significance for the ...
  18. Tata Motors: A Tale Of Two Businesses

    Tata Motors: A Tale Of Two Businesses

    September 3, 2013
    Jaguar is doing exceptionally well, but Tata Motors struggles to replicate that success at home.
  19. A Great Model And Growing Markets Powering Copa Holdings

    A Great Model And Growing Markets Powering Copa Holdings

    September 3, 2013
    Copa's Panama-based hub-and-spoke system continues to drive uncommon profitability.
  20. Move Over, Baby Boomers -- This Group Of Consumers Wants The ...

    Move Over, Baby Boomers -- This Group Of Consumers Wants The ...

    September 3, 2013
    In the 1980s and '90s, an investor theme emerged that likely played a role in a 20-year upward move for the stock market. ...
  21. Walter Energy, SouFun and Other Top Performers in August

    Walter Energy, SouFun and Other Top Performers in August

    September 3, 2013
    Three basic materials companies -- Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE: WLT) -- were among the top-performing dividend-paying ...
  22. Bond ETFs Set For Hefty Outflows

    Bond ETFs Set For Hefty Outflows

    September 3, 2013
    As we enter September, the fear of the Fed taper continues to nag markets, resurfacing every few days to keep benchmarks ...
  23. Has Santander Made It Through The Worst?

    Has Santander Made It Through The Worst?

    September 3, 2013
    Santander has yet to find the bottom with its bad credits.
  24. For BBVA, Does More Spain Mean More Pain?

    For BBVA, Does More Spain Mean More Pain?

    September 3, 2013
    BBVA still faces serious risks in Spain, but management's approach appears undervalued
  25. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: EWC Awaits Canadian Trade & Employment ...

    ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: EWC Awaits Canadian Trade & Employment ...

    September 3, 2013
    Wall Street was in for several down sessions last week, as investors turned their attention to escalating tensions in the ...
  26. Is Your Stock About To Drop? 4 Clues Buried In The Balance Sheet

    Is Your Stock About To Drop? 4 Clues Buried In The Balance Sheet

    September 2, 2013
    If you regularly shop at department store chain Kohl's (NYSE: KSS), you may have spotted an unusual merchandising misstep ...
  27. OmniVision Technologies – The Beat(ing) Goes On

    OmniVision Technologies – The Beat(ing) Goes On

    August 30, 2013
    Weaker handset demand and disappointing margins send the shares down sharply again.
  28. Apache Makes Another Move To Reduce Business Risk

    Apache Makes Another Move To Reduce Business Risk

    August 30, 2013
    Apache gets a reasonable price for a troublesome asset.
  29. Vodafone, Verizon (And AT&T?) Go Once More Unto The Breach

    Vodafone, Verizon (And AT&T?) Go Once More Unto The Breach

    August 30, 2013
    Verizon and Vodafone are once again talking about a deal for Verizon Wireless
  30. Salesforce.com Shows Some Reacceleration

    Salesforce.com Shows Some Reacceleration

    August 30, 2013
    Improved billings growth will cheer the owners of this expensive SaaS leader.
  31. The Cake Remains Unbaked - Ahead of Wall Street

    The Cake Remains Unbaked - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 30, 2013
    Things are about to change as the calendar advances toward September.
  32. ProShares And State Street Plan To Expand Emerging Market Lineups

    ProShares And State Street Plan To Expand Emerging Market Lineups

    August 30, 2013
    This week on Wall Street, investors turned their attention to escalating tensions in the Middle East. Following reports of ...
  33. Can LEDs Brighten Investor Portfolios?

    Can LEDs Brighten Investor Portfolios?

    August 29, 2013
    LED lighting may be disruptive, but that doesn't mean that the stocks haven't already been moved in anticipation.
  34. Pall Always Gets The Benefit Of The Doubt

    Pall Always Gets The Benefit Of The Doubt

    August 29, 2013
    Pall's performance was just okay, but the Street likely won't mind.
  35. The Fresh Market Can't Put Margin Worries To Bed

    The Fresh Market Can't Put Margin Worries To Bed

    August 29, 2013
    Persistent worries about margins and an accelerated store opening plan run counter to Wall Street's wishes
  36. Campbell Soup Doesn't Seem To Be Prioritizing The Right Things

    Campbell Soup Doesn't Seem To Be Prioritizing The Right Things

    August 29, 2013
    Campbell Soup continues to make iffy strategic moves and the stock is no bargain
  37. Guess May Be Getting Its House In Order

    Guess May Be Getting Its House In Order

    August 29, 2013
    Often-volatile Guess is back on the way up with an encouraging second quarter report.
  38. 3 Market Valuation Indicators ETF Investors Must Know

    3 Market Valuation Indicators ETF Investors Must Know

    August 29, 2013
    They say that nobody rings a bell at the market top or bottom. What separates seasoned veterans from “excited” ...
  39. Thursday’s ETF Chart To Watch: EWG Heading For Support After ...

    Thursday’s ETF Chart To Watch: EWG Heading For Support After ...

    August 29, 2013
    Stock markets kicked off yesterday on a bearish note as spiking oil prices led to concerns over the health of the domestic ...
  40. Bull of the Day: Caesarstone (CSTE) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: Caesarstone (CSTE) - Bull of the Day

    August 28, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Caesarstone (CSTE) - Bull of the Day
  41. Vertex Building A Fortress In Cystic Fibrosis

    Vertex Building A Fortress In Cystic Fibrosis

    August 28, 2013
    Vertex is in the early days of what could be a $10B franchise in cystic fibrosis treatment.
  42. Winter Still Coming For Joy Global

    Winter Still Coming For Joy Global

    August 28, 2013
    Joy Global seems undervalued on a long-term basis, but the near term is still looking pretty scary
  43. Workday Surfing The SaaS Wave

    Workday Surfing The SaaS Wave

    August 28, 2013
    Workday beats the Street's growth targets, but valuation is still crazy
  44. Another Beat And Raise Highlights Avago's Quality

    Another Beat And Raise Highlights Avago's Quality

    August 28, 2013
    Avago's market share strength shouldn't be underestimated
  45. Short Sellers Increase Stakes in Toll Bros., M/I Homes (MHO, ...

    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 ...
  46. 5 Reasons This Bull Market Won't End This Year

    5 Reasons This Bull Market Won't End This Year

    August 28, 2013
    "This time, it will be different." This phrase is perhaps the most overused and dangerous phrase in the world of ...
  47. No Staying Power for Safety Trade - Ahead of Wall Street

    No Staying Power for Safety Trade - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 28, 2013
    The stock market weakness goes beyond Syria, but the gold, oil and bond trade has no staying power.
  48. First Trust International Multi-Asset Income ETF (YDIV) Hits ...

    First Trust International Multi-Asset Income ETF (YDIV) Hits ...

    August 28, 2013
    Stocks are off to a shaky start this week as uncertainty over the looming Fed taper continues to take its toll on investors’ ...
  49. Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Aug/Sep 2013 - Industry Outlook

    Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Aug/Sep 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 28, 2013
    Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Aug/Sep 2013 - Industry Outlook
  50. The Most Dangerous Small-Cap Stock On The Market

    The Most Dangerous Small-Cap Stock On The Market

    August 27, 2013
    The market is flashing big warning signals right now.The biggest concern is the Federal Reserve tapering its quantitative ...
  51. Has The Street Finally Overshot Brown Shoe?

    Has The Street Finally Overshot Brown Shoe?

    August 27, 2013
    Brown Shoe had a decent quarter, but Wall Street wants more
  52. Tiffany Continues To Execute At A Higher Level

    Tiffany Continues To Execute At A Higher Level

    August 27, 2013
    Tiffany delivers stronger margins while comps still see some pressure.
  53. Akorn Scores A Rare Win-Win Acquisition

    Akorn Scores A Rare Win-Win Acquisition

    August 27, 2013
    Akorn builds value by buying Hi-Tech
  54. The Market Already Convinced Colfax Will Meet Or Beat Its Goals

    The Market Already Convinced Colfax Will Meet Or Beat Its Goals

    August 27, 2013
    Colfax is delivering on the margin improvements management promised
  55. The Commercial Mortgage Story Gets Better For Investors

    The Commercial Mortgage Story Gets Better For Investors

    August 27, 2013
    Things are looking up for loans tied to commercial real estate mortgages. Delinquencies continue to drop, while refinancing ...
  56. More Uncertainty in a Seasonally Weak Period - Ahead of Wall ...

    More Uncertainty in a Seasonally Weak Period - Ahead of Wall ...

    August 27, 2013
    Syria adds to Taper, debt ceiling and other issues in this seasonally low volume period for the market.
  57. ETFs That Lost 50% In a Single Year

    ETFs That Lost 50% In a Single Year

    August 27, 2013
    Since ETFs were introduced in 1993, the investing world has endured numerous recessions and a number of groundbreaking events ...
  58. Yet Another Failure Has Rigel Pharmaceuticals Almost Back To ...

    Yet Another Failure Has Rigel Pharmaceuticals Almost Back To ...

    August 26, 2013
    Rigel sees yet another clinical failure from its pipeline.
  59. Watch For This Signal Of A Significant Reversal

    Watch For This Signal Of A Significant Reversal

    August 26, 2013
    Classic chart analysis pinpointed last week's market reversal. This week, the chart says we should see a trend develop.SPDR ...
  60. AstraZeneca Goes Back To The M&A Well Yet Again

    AstraZeneca Goes Back To The M&A Well Yet Again

    August 26, 2013
    AstraZeneca's acquisition of Amplimmune could pay big dividends in a decade.
  61. Is Improving IT Demand Enough To Maintain Teradata's Rebound?

    Is Improving IT Demand Enough To Maintain Teradata's Rebound?

    August 26, 2013
    Teradata may be Big Data, but that hasn't proven to give it any edge in terms of growth
  62. Amgen Sweetens The Bid And Secures Onyx

    Amgen Sweetens The Bid And Secures Onyx

    August 26, 2013
    Amgen finalizes a value-additive deal for Onyx
  63. 5 Small Cap ETFs Up More Than 20% YTD

    5 Small Cap ETFs Up More Than 20% YTD

    August 26, 2013
    Though equity markets have seemingly taken a breather in recent months, the overall investment landscape so far in 2013 has ...
  64. Benzinga Market Primer: Monday, August 26: Emerging Markets Struggling ...

    Benzinga Market Primer: Monday, August 26: Emerging Markets Struggling ...

    August 26, 2013
    As the Fed taper approaches, emerging markets are finding it difficult to find solid ground. The fresh turmoil prompted ...
  65. Bear of the Day: Martin Marietta (MLM) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: Martin Marietta (MLM) - Bear of the Day

    August 26, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Martin Marietta (MLM) - Bear of the Day
  66. Yahoo! Reclaims Traffic Leadership, But Can It Turn It Into Cash?

    Yahoo! Reclaims Traffic Leadership, But Can It Turn It Into Cash?

    August 23, 2013
    What does Yahoo!'s sudden rise to the top of internet traffic mean for its business?
  67. Aruba Networks Digs In For The Long War

    Aruba Networks Digs In For The Long War

    August 23, 2013
    Aruba is going to have to surrender margin to boost growth in the face of competition from Cisco.
  68. Pandora Progressing, But Still Tinkering

    Pandora Progressing, But Still Tinkering

    August 23, 2013
    Pandora continues to evolve as the model matures.
  69. Marvell – Unicorn Of The Chip Space?

    Marvell – Unicorn Of The Chip Space?

    August 23, 2013
    Marvell's gaining share and showing good growth in multiple challenging sectors
  70. Warning: Avoid This High-Yielding Dividend Trap At All Costs

    Warning: Avoid This High-Yielding Dividend Trap At All Costs

    August 23, 2013
    Everyone is always looking for a quick and easy way to wealth. This desire is what drives the multi-billion-dollar worldwide ...
  71. Autodesk A Little Undervalued, But Uncertainty Is Rising

    Autodesk A Little Undervalued, But Uncertainty Is Rising

    August 23, 2013
    Autodesk's base business is still weak, but greater emphasis on SaaS pleases investors
  72. Pet Smart's Second Quarter Growls With Delight

    Pet Smart's Second Quarter Growls With Delight

    August 23, 2013
    The specialty retailer announced solid second quarter results August 21. Petsmart's future seems exceptionally bright. Its ...
  73. Microsoft Critics Get Their Way, As Ballmer Announces Impending ...

    Microsoft Critics Get Their Way, As Ballmer Announces Impending ...

    August 23, 2013
    Ballmer's impending retirement as CEO sets off a long-awaited celebration in Microsoft shares
  74. Can E.On Maintain Its Fat Dividend Through A Difficult Restructuring? ...

    Can E.On Maintain Its Fat Dividend Through A Difficult Restructuring? ...

    August 23, 2013
    Economics and politics are forcing a difficult transformation at E.On.
  75. This Legendary Retailer Might Be The Worst Investment You Can ...

    This Legendary Retailer Might Be The Worst Investment You Can ...

    August 23, 2013
    The business of retailing is quite simple. You have a large base of fixed costs tied up in real estate, inventory and personnel, ...
  76. How F-Sqared Investments Is Utilizing ETFs

    How F-Sqared Investments Is Utilizing ETFs

    August 23, 2013
    Institutional and self-directed investors alike have embraced ETFs for their ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, and unparalleled ...
  77. Bear of the Day: 3D Systems (DDD) - Bear of the Day

    Bear of the Day: 3D Systems (DDD) - Bear of the Day

    August 23, 2013
    Bear of the Day: 3D Systems (DDD) - Bear of the Day
  78. Easy To Like Everything About Kubota Except The Price

    Easy To Like Everything About Kubota Except The Price

    August 22, 2013
    Kubota's growth prospects are alluring, but the valuation is unsettling.
  79. Toll Brothers Delivers Mixed Q3-Buy Or Sell On The News?

    Toll Brothers Delivers Mixed Q3-Buy Or Sell On The News?

    August 22, 2013
    Luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL) delivered its Q3 earnings August 21. It was a mixed bag with both positives and ...
  80. Waiting For Hormel To Get Cheaper Isn't Getting Any Easier

    Waiting For Hormel To Get Cheaper Isn't Getting Any Easier

    August 22, 2013
    Even with margin underperformance, the Street is staying in Hormel's corner
  81. Red Hat And Other Software Stocks That May Beat Revenue Estimates ...

    Red Hat And Other Software Stocks That May Beat Revenue Estimates ...

    August 22, 2013
    Analysts at Lazard believe software makers Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: RHT) are well positioned to benefit from strong government ...
  82. Hain Celestial's Valuation Already Incorporates Strong Expectations

    Hain Celestial's Valuation Already Incorporates Strong Expectations

    August 22, 2013
    Hain Celestial has strong top-line growth, but margins continue to lag more traditional food rivals
  83. HP Still Looks Cheap, But Execution Issues Are Part Of The Reason ...

    HP Still Looks Cheap, But Execution Issues Are Part Of The Reason ...

    August 22, 2013
    HP still has some significant competitive and strategic problems to sort out
  84. Abercrombie & Fitch The Latest To Get Trampled

    August 22, 2013
    Abercrombie & Fitch's recovery crumbles under the weight of weak traffic and heavy promotions at rivals.
  85. Monetary Policy Around The Globe: Currency ETF Edition

    Monetary Policy Around The Globe: Currency ETF Edition

    August 22, 2013
    With domestic equity indexes soaring to all-time highs in recent months, many have become infatuated with the stock market ...
  86. Thursday’s ETF Chart To Watch: SPY Testing Support Ahead Of Jobless ...

    Thursday’s ETF Chart To Watch: SPY Testing Support Ahead Of Jobless ...

    August 22, 2013
    U.S. equity markets oscillated yesterday as the FOMC minutes release had everyone on edge right from the opening bell. Much ...
  87. Homebuilding Stock Outlook - Aug 2013 - Industry Outlook

    Homebuilding Stock Outlook - Aug 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 22, 2013
    Homebuilding Stock Outlook - Aug 2013 - Industry Outlook
  88. American Eagle Hammered As Conditions Worsen

    American Eagle Hammered As Conditions Worsen

    August 21, 2013
    American Eagle warns of even worse pressures on same-store sales.
  89. History Suggests Street Will Get Over “Disappointing” Smucker ...

    August 21, 2013
    Smucker isn't cheap, but worries about K-Cup growth seem a little overdone.
  90. How To Build The Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    How To Build The Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    August 21, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world in 2012, along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  91. Urban Outfitters Steps Up Its Game

    August 21, 2013
    tail's been an iffy proposition when it comes to second quarter earnings reports. One company doing well in this cautious ...
  92. A Solid Beat-And-Raise As Lowe's Closes Some Of The Gap

    August 21, 2013
    Lowe's closes the gap with Home Depot on strong comp sales improvement.
  93. Canadian Dilution And Sluggish U.S. Shopping Bring Target A Little ...

    August 21, 2013
    Target is seeing significant dilution from its expansion into Canada, as well as a tough U.S. retailling environment.
  94. Intuit Refocusing On What It Does Best

    August 21, 2013
    Intuit is turning back to its past and still appears undervalued on that basis
  95. Analog Devices' Slow Walk To Better Days

    August 21, 2013
    Analog Devices continues to see a slow, drawn-out recovery
  96. 5 Tweets That Shook the ETF World

    5 Tweets That Shook the ETF World

    August 21, 2013
    As Twitter has become a more popular social media platform, its influence over the external world has been skyrocketing, ...
  97. Bull of the Day: Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR) - Bull of the Day

    Bull of the Day: Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR) - Bull of the Day

    August 21, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR) - Bull of the Day
  98. Zillow Pays $50 Million For StreetEasy: Time To Buy?

    August 20, 2013
    Fifty million isn't a lot for a company with a $3 billiion market cap. However, Zillow (Nasdaq:Z) sees this acquisition as ...
  99. Home Depot Moves From Good To Great

    August 20, 2013
    Home Depot continues to see a strong tailwind of improving renovation/remodeling demand
  100. Medtronic Marking Time

    August 20, 2013
    Medtronic looks stuck in low-growth mode for now, but the shares look undervalued.
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