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7 “Triple A” Stocks to Buy

This week, seven stocks get A's ("strong buy") in Portfolio Grader's three main grading categories, Total Grade, Overall Fundamental Grade, and Quantitative Grade. More 

Intermediate-Term Treasury Bonds on the Brink

We're near an important inflection point in fixed-income -- keep a close eye on bond prices. More 

EMC Gives Back to Investors: 4 Companies Increasing Dividends

EMC announced its first dividend this week, and three other companies announced increases. More 

3 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

This week, three Oil and Gas stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an "A" ("strong buy") or "B" overall ("buy"). More 

A Breakout Looms in Western Refining

The stock is poised for a breakout after months of consolidation -- here are two options strategies to take advantage of the coming move. More 

5 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five Machinery stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an "A" ("strong buy") or "B" overall ("buy"). More 

After a Few Missteps, GE Is Back on Track

After selling GE shares back in 2009, I bought back in last year -- and so far GE's ability to execute on CEO Jeff Immelt's long-term plan is paying off. More