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  1. Airline Stock Roundup: Delta Offers Long-Term Outlook, Southwest ...

    December 17, 2014
    We are not too perturbed by the decline in stock prices of almost all the major carriers over the past week.
  2. United Airlines to Add More Flights to China for Summer 2015 ...

    December 16, 2014
    United Airlines,the wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL), intends to launch additional flights ...
  3. Is It the Right Time to Buy Airline Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    November 30, 2014
    Is It the Right Time to Buy Airline Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  4. Airline Stocks Soar: Fuel Costs Offset Ebola Scare - Industry ...

    November 24, 2014
    Airline Stocks Soar: Fuel Costs Offset Ebola Scare - Industry Outlook
  5. Bull of the Day: United Continental Holdings (UAL) - Bull of ...

    October 26, 2014
    Bull of the Day: United Continental Holdings (UAL) - Bull of the Day
  6. Caterpillar (CAT) Earnings Boost Morning Market - Ahead of Wall ...

    October 23, 2014
    Earnings remain front and center in today's session, with positive results from a number of industry leaders helping boost ...
  7. Blue Chip Less Than $2 Away From A Breakout 'Buy' Signal

    September 5, 2014
    If we take a step back and look at where stocks are in the bigger picture, there is plenty of reason to believe the broader ...
  8. This Widely-Held Blue Chip Could Pop 8% In 4 Weeks

    September 5, 2014
    If we take a step back and look at where stocks are in the bigger picture, there is plenty of reason to believe the broader ...
  9. Airline Profits Flying High on Rising Travel Demand - Industry ...

    July 31, 2014
    Airline Profits Flying High on Rising Travel Demand - Industry Outlook
  10. The Best Growth Stock In This Surprising Sector Isn't The One ...

    July 15, 2014
    The airline industry has taken it on the chin over the past few weeks. The NYSE Arca Airline Index was down 6% in just over ...
  11. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  12. Already a '10-Bagger,' This Stock Still Has 19% Upside

    April 22, 2014
    Over the past five years, this company has tripled its revenue. The stock has done even better, increasing from about $5 ...
  13. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 2, 2014
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  14. It's one of the most enduring folk wisdom dicta in all of commerce. The airline industry, in its history, has never made money. The truth of that statement is not so easy to confirm.

    Why Airlines Aren't Profitable

    March 17, 2014
    Bankruptcies have become a way of life for the older carriers in the U.S. aviation industry, every major one having to reorganize ...
  15. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  16. Claim Your Share Of The $1.9 Trillon 'Dividend Vault'

    March 12, 2014
    Right now corporate America has a huge problem on its hands.I'm not talking about another banking crisis, real estate ...
  17. With the broad market hitting new highs, stocks aren’t as cheap as they once were. That’s were GARP style investing can come in. Bridging both growth and value investing, GARP is the best way to find cheap growth in the rising stock market.

    With The Market At New Highs- It’s Time To Look Towards GARP ...

    February 20, 2014
    With the broad market hitting new highs, stocks aren’t as cheap as they once were. That’s were GARP style investing can come ...
  18. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For January 30

    January 30, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.com Facebook: Shares hit new all time high in pre-market Last ...
  19. Forget Nike: Get 30% Upside With This Apparel 'Startup' Instead

    December 16, 2013
    Technology is all around us and in everything: our homes, cars, offices -- and even in our clothing.Apparel companies are ...
  20. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 10, 2013
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  21. the global economy seems to be finally firing on all cylinders

    The Time For Cyclical Stocks Is Now

    November 25, 2013
    Its official, the data is pointing towards the next phase of the business cycle- economic expansion. That means, it’s time ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 6, 2013
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook
  24. Boeing's Strong Earnings: Time To Buy?

    July 30, 2013
    Boeing's second-quarter earnings were very strong causing it to raise its 2013 guidance. However, nagging problems continue ...
  25. iShares Launches MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (QUAL)

    July 18, 2013
    This year has shaped out to be quite kind for equity investors as bullish price action remains the dominant theme on Wall ...
  26. Lululemon Faces Second Lawsuit: Should Investors Be Worried?

    July 5, 2013
    A class-action lawsuit was filed July 2 by Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd, LLP, on behalf of individual investor Houssam ...
  27. Nike Stretches Its Lead

    June 28, 2013
    Nike continues to be Nike, matching strong growth with excellent execution
  28. Delta Closes Virgin Buyout - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Delta Air Lines completed the acquisition of a 49% stake in British carrier Virgin Atlantic from Singapore Airlines.
  29. The Bullish Trend For Muni Bonds

    June 14, 2013
    For investors looking for tax-free income, the municipal bond sector continues to get stronger. It seems that states have ...
  30. FedEx Raises Rates - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    FedEx Freight - an affiliate of FedEx Corp. - has increased its shipping rates for certain regions.
  31. As One Problem Fades at lululemon athletica, Another One Emerges

    June 11, 2013
    More unsettling news from lululemon sends the shares down hard.
  32. Short Interest in Southwest Airlines Nearly Doubles

    May 29, 2013
    Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LCC) increased more modestly. Take a closer look at these three below.Short interest in Alaska ...
  33. Carl Icahn Upped His Nuance Stake--Should You?

    May 2, 2013
    Should we follow activist investor Carl Icahn? We'll have a look.
  34. Nike Continues To Just Do It

    March 22, 2013
    Nike seems nearly immune to thinner consumer wallets.
  35. Delta Shares Profit with Employees - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has announced $372 million in profit sharing with 80,000 employees as part of its effort towards ...
  36. Airline Stocks are Favored Right Now, But Should You Buy?

    January 31, 2013
    Airline stocks have caught the eye of investors thanks to merger and acquisition activity.
  37. JetBlue Misses on Both Lines - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    The discounted U.S. airline JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) delivered a break even fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings, ...
  38. United Disappoints at 2012 End - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) - the largest U.S. airline - reported lackluster performance in the fourth quarter ...
  39. China's Sluggish, But Nike's Growing Well Everywhere Else

    December 28, 2012
    China is a drag, but Nike's busienss is doing well on the whole.
  40. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Toyota Motor Corporation, ...

    December 18, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 1.1%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.8% and the Dow is trading up 0.6% on a good day for the market ...
  41. Under Armour Bullish Signs

    November 2, 2012
    New York, November 2nd (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) ended the trading session higher by $ ...
  42. Nike Boots Umbro

    October 25, 2012
    Nike sells Umbro to Iconix Brand Group after just four years. Why didn't it work out for Nike? What can Iconix do differently? ...
  43. Bull Vs. Bear - iPhone 5 Lacks Features To Stave Off Competitors

    September 18, 2012
    While Apple has a history of being an innovator, its latest products are falling short in terms of a "wow" factor and its ...
  44. Sony Corporation and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on ...

    September 17, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%; the S&P 500 is down 0.2%; and the Dow has slipped ...
  45. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including NIKE, Making Big Moves on ...

    September 13, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq is up 0.3%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.1%; and the Dow has increased ...
  46. US Airlines Incur Loss in 1H - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    The strong start to the year for the airline stocks was not enough to avoid them from suffering a loss in the first half ...
  47. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including NIKE, Making Big Moves on ...

    August 28, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has declined 0.1%; the S&P 500 has decreased ...
  48. Teck Resources Limited and Other Big Movers In Basic Materials

    August 9, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.1%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.2%; and the Dow is ...
  49. Biggest Transportation Sector Movers for July 26, 2012, Including ...

    July 26, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has moved up 1.1%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.3% and the Dow has increased 1.4%. ...
  50. 4 New Suitors for American Airlines - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2012
    The airline industry is awaiting another major consolidation. American Airlines, a subsidiary of AMR Corp. (AAMRQ) is evaluating ...
  51. Biggest Transportation Sector Movers for July 11, 2012

    July 11, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.5%, the S&P 500 is unchanged and the Dow is down 0.2%. The transportation sector ...
  52. Do Nike's Earnings Have Broader Meaning On China?

    July 4, 2012
    Nike's disappointing futures have investors worrying more than ever about China. Long term, Nike could be healthy, but don't ...
  53. 4 Breakout Stocks

    June 22, 2012
    Four stocks breaking out to new highs and outpacing the market.
  54. United Continental Remains Affordable

    May 30, 2012
    Industry consolidation has improved the profit prospects for major airlines, including United Continental, which has stock ...
  55. Copa Holdings Keeps Flying Along

    May 25, 2012
    Panama airline Copa Holdings went public on the NYSE in December 2005. Since then, its stock is up 300%. Learn why its stock ...
  56. VF Corp Is Priced To Move

    May 22, 2012
    Good businesses like VF Corp always rebound quickly. Sitting more than $20 below its 52-week high, now is the time to be ...
  57. Companies That Are Reporting Earnings Next Week With Bullish ...

    April 12, 2012
    When a stock sees fewer shares shorted over time, it indicates greater optimism from investors. We ran a screen with this ...
  58. Alaska Air Almost Too Good To Be True

    March 1, 2012
    Despite the industry's reputation, Alaska Air's stock is up 500% since March 2009 and returns are in the double-digits.
  59. Skullcandy: Don't Sell It Short

    February 16, 2012
    Skullcandy's short interest is extremely high. Investors shouldn't sell the headphone manufacturer short.
  60. Transcend Services: A Physician's Best Friend

    February 10, 2012
    Transcend Services profits are flying high. I'll look at why you should be buying its stock.
  61. 3 Reasons To Luv Southwest

    January 19, 2012
    Southwest had a rough go of it in 2011, but its at a great price.
  62. Lululemon: Large Cap In Waiting?

    January 13, 2012
    Lululemon raised fourth quarter guidance January 10 and its stock took off. The company is now $1.3 billion shy of reaching ...
  63. Carnival's Profit Rut

    January 2, 2012
    A fuel hedging program could help Carnival get out if its multi-year profit rut.
  64. AMR's Attempt To Avoid Bankruptcy Stalls Out

    November 30, 2011
    AMR's attempt to avoid bankruptcy stalls out.
  65. Solazyme May Pay Off On Green Dreams

    November 10, 2011
    Solazyme may have an early lead in the biofuel race.
  66. AMR – No Bankruptcy Today … Yet

    October 7, 2011
    American Airlines may not need bankruptcy, but it needs a new cost structure soon.
  67. Nike Asks, “What Slowdown?”

    September 28, 2011
    Nike defies a tough consumer market with a very strong performance in its last quarter.
  68. 2 Key Reasons Carnival Remains Submerged

    September 26, 2011
    There are two primary drivers to Carnival’s business, and investors may want to wait for clearer indications that they are ...
  69. Lululemon – Does Success Have To Make Sense?

    September 9, 2011
    Lululemon just continues to put up the numbers.
  70. The Fallacy of Earnings Estimates

    July 2, 2011
    When you're looking for growth, sometimes value can get in the way, notes Timothy Lutts of Cabot Wealth Advisory. Last week, ...
  71. Nike Still Winning

    June 28, 2011
    Nike continues to exploit a dominant brand and new markets.
  72. Lululemon's Growth Moots The Valuation

    June 13, 2011
    Can Lululemon keep growing fast enough to satisfy the momentum crowd?
  73. Wooly And T-Dawg Go Gucci

    May 2, 2011
    PPR's acquisition of Volcom follows a familiar pattern of buying once-hot brands.
  74. Oil's Ascent Grounding Airlines

    April 11, 2011
    Fuel price shocks will ground faltering airline stocks.
  75. Product Demand Elasticity

    March 25, 2011
    Demand elasticity is the ultimate measure of how consumer shopping patterns will change with economic conditions.
  76. Atlas Air Flying Higher Now

    February 17, 2011
    Atlas is managing its transition away from military business and reaping the benefits of higher airfreight demand.
  77. Under Armour Looking To Cotton To "Charge" Future Sales

    February 3, 2011
    Under Armour just had its first $1 billion year, and it looks like things are going up from here.
  78. Lululemon Talks A Good Game

    January 3, 2011
    Lululemon's Q3 earnings report was pristine. Christine Day, the company's CEO, talks a great game, but several things continue ...
  79. The Nuance Story Is Not All That Subtle

    November 24, 2010
    Nuance Communications is growing well enough, but red flags may deem it off-limits to some investors.
  80. Lululemon Vs. Morningstar: Which Is The Better Stock?

    November 18, 2010
    Lululemon and Morningstar have similar revenues and operating margins. Through a head-to-head comparison, we'll find out ...
  81. Three ETF Value Picks

    October 27, 2010
    Value stocks appear to be back in vogue. We look at three stocks from three value ETFs.
  82. Crocs Back From The Dead

    October 1, 2010
    Once a hyper-valued momentum stock and then a left-for-dead orphan, Crocs is back again.
  83. Top Airline Stocks

    August 11, 2010
    If the airline sector is a gauge of the global economy, the skies look all clear.
  84. Rebounding Airline Industry?

    July 30, 2010
    Risk-averse investors who don't mind volatility and expect airlines to prosper could find the industry attractive as passengers ...
  85. Finding Airline Alternatives

    June 17, 2010
    We check in with United and see if there are better ways to invest in the American travel industry.
  86. Flying The Friendly Skies

    June 16, 2010
    Key statistics for the airline industry are showing overall profit in 2010.
  87. The Airline Industry's Best Kept Secrets

    May 28, 2010
    If you're looking to take advantage of air travel's revival, bigger isn't better - it's just less proven.
  88. Higher Taxes? No Sweat With Munis

    March 16, 2010
    Municipal bonds are a great way to shield your portfolio from a growing tax burden.
  89. Nike Stock: Just Do It

    September 30, 2009
    Nike is financially fit, allowing it to pull ahead of the competition under trying economic conditions.
  90. Chinese Small Caps With Large Potential

    June 25, 2009
    China's growing population makes education and food a top priority. We look at which of these stocks has the most potential ...
  91. A Little Trouble in Big China Airlines

    February 26, 2009
    As the global airline industry sinks amid reduced consumer travel, China Southern and the other big Chinese airlines face ...
  92. Airline Stocks Remain Grounded In 2009

    December 30, 2008
    We examine the year that was and the year that will be in the airline industry.
  93. The Strange Case For Nike

    September 29, 2008
    Consumer stocks don't top many watchlists in this economy, but Nike has long-term upside that sets it apart.
  94. Five Big Bulls To Know For Friday The 13th

    June 13, 2008
    Weekly commentary on some of the biggest bulls in the market. This week features James River Coal Company.
  95. American Airlines: Pack Light, Or Pay Up

    May 23, 2008
    AMR will now charge passengers $15 for their first checked bag. It's also cutting flights by 12% - bad news for AMR and the ...
  96. Mergers Could Unite The Air (DAL, UAUA, NWA)

    January 18, 2008
    Elevated fuel costs could spur a wave of mergers within airlines, but something else may be brewing too.
  97. Nuance Offers Unrecognized Potential (NUAN)

    December 6, 2007
    Nuance is still showing losses, but shouldn't be for long. Despite a large run up, the shares look good going forward.
  98. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...
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