VOD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How To Trade Foreign Stocks

    March 26, 2015
    We weigh the major ways to trade foreign stocks for investors.
  2. Correction-wary? Consider These Dividend Stocks

    October 14, 2014
    Feeling uncertain about the market? Consider hedging your bets with these dividend stocks and their attractive yields.
  3. Is This 'No Brainer' Dividend Payer Entering A Death Spiral?

    March 3, 2014
    My grandma worked as a secretary for much of her life. Without my grandpa's knowledge, she squirreled away part of her ...
  4. 3 High-Yielders To Buy On The Pullback

    February 13, 2014
    I have a small television in my office tuned to CNBC. I keep the sound off. It's not that I rely on it for information ...
  5. 13 Stock Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  6. Believe It Or Not, European Stocks Are Heating Up

    October 24, 2013
    After years of struggling, Europe may finally be turning a corner. Critical pieces of economic data are all pointing towards ...
  7. 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
  8. MTN Group Has The Growth, But Ample Uncertainties

    June 25, 2013
    Regulation and economic uncertainty up the risks, but MTN Group is an investment highly levered to Africa's growth.
  9. Turkcell Is Undervalued, But Also A Complete Mess

    June 25, 2013
    Shareholder squabbles have crippled Turkcell's ability to pay dividends, but not its ability to run well.
  10. China Mobile Trades Growth For Stability

    June 24, 2013
    China Mobile's 4G rollout is a risk, but the stock price offers solid compensation.
  11. France Telecom Under Pressure From Both Sides

    June 24, 2013
    France Telecom looks cheap by many metrics, but there are good reasons for that.
  12. Verizon, AT&T And Vodafone – Here We Go Again

    April 2, 2013
    A popular rumor gets new life with word that AT&T may help Verizon facilitate a buyout of Vodafone.
  13. Telefonica Still Has To Muddle Through The Mess In Spain

    September 21, 2012
    Telefonica is weighed down by debt and macro worries in Spain.
  14. Forget Facebook: These Stocks Have Much Better Value and Profit ...

    September 14, 2012
    I'd like to declare a moratorium on Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) IPO carping. The stock has gone from $38 to roughly $19. Everyone's ...
  15. Verizon Or Vodafone: Which Is The Better Stock?

    June 20, 2012
    While both Verizon and Vodafone both have excellent dividend yields, Verizon has performed better in recent years.
  16. Truly a World-Class Fund

    April 26, 2012
    There’s no one place for growth any longer, so it pays to diversify across world markets and few funds do it better than ...
  17. France Telecom – The Thrill Is Gone

    March 6, 2012
    Pesimism may be a good thing for FTE shareholders.
  18. Look Across The Pond For Big Dividends

    February 7, 2012
    Improving earnings for U.K.-based companies resulted in tremendous dividend growth for British stocks in 2011. Analysts expect ...
  19. American Tower Still Great, And Still Expensive

    November 2, 2011
    American Tower has more growth potential than the model may suggest.
  20. Big Dividends, Small Risk

    October 31, 2011
    Businesses that payout nice dividends can offer reasonable substitutes for some investors.
  21. 5 Dividend Darlings

    October 20, 2011
    Strong dividend payers could form the best defense in an unsure market.
  22. Windstream Looks To Acquisitions For Growth

    February 24, 2011
    Telecom Windstream posted lackluster quarter and full-year results, but this dividend stock has set out on an ambitious growth ...
  23. U.K. A Value Bet Amid Euro Debt Crisis

    January 20, 2011
    The ongoing financial crisis in the European Union has made the United Kingdom a promising prospect for value investors. ...
  24. Verizon Finally Adds The iPhone

    January 14, 2011
    Verizon made the long-expected announcement that it will become a carrier for the iPhone. What will be the impact of this?
  25. 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.
  26. 3 Stocks With Outstanding Long Term Revenue Growth

    September 9, 2010
    These stocks have great dividends, low earnings multiples and are trading at or below book value to boot.
  27. Telefonica More Than Just Its Dividend

    August 26, 2010
    Spanish telecom giant Telefonica, like so many telecoms, pays a generous dividend. Yet it also has potential for real growth. ...
  28. Calling Foreign Telecom Stocks

    August 17, 2010
    Investing in telecom should include foreign stocks.
  29. Buy On The Rumor, Sell On The News

    July 6, 2010
    No doubt the marriage of Verizon and the iPhone is big news. But before pulling the trigger on participating companies, be ...
  30. An ETF To Play The U.K.

    January 13, 2010
    For investors who simply seek broad exposure to the overall U.K. economy, EWU may be your best bet.
  31. Slowing U.K. Growth Could Hit ADRs

    August 7, 2008
    Learn which ADRs could be hurt by the IMF's gloomy GDP forecast for the United Kingdom.
  32. AT&T Is A Consolidation Winner (T)

    September 8, 2006
    Telecom consolidation will pay off for AT&T.
  33. Don't Give Up On Sprint (S)

    August 14, 2006
    Sprint Nextel investors shouldn’t write off the possibility of a turnaround.
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