Ed Elfenbein
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Editor of Crossing Wall Street

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Make This Your Handy Guide to Stock Orders

Mar. 20, 2014, 6:31 pm EST – Prudent portfolio management includes understanding how to hedge your bets; here's a guide to stock order tools that can help you manage risk More 

MCD Getting Back to Basics is Good For McDonald’s Stock

Mar. 13, 2014, 11:16 am EST – McDonald's is a bit beaten down, but the company is going back to basics to fix what ails it; here are some of the steps to invigorate McDonald's stock More 

What Causes Value and Momentum in Stocks?

Mar. 12, 2014, 11:01 am EST – Value and momentum in stocks are different....or are they? See how two experts thread the needle that's always been a conundrum for investors More 

AFL: AFLAC Stock Remains a Steady Performer

Feb. 7, 2014, 11:47 am EST – AFLAC stock remains a very solid buy for investors, as the business remains on steady footing despite foreign exchange concerns More 

IBM Stock Still a Sturdy Winner Despite Its Fall

Jan. 24, 2014, 12:26 pm EST – Despite a positive earnings report, IBM stock was beaten down by the Street bears; hang on to IBM stock; it's a company that knows how to transform itself More 

On Second Thought, Wells Fargo Is a Buy

Jan. 17, 2014, 3:04 pm EST – Wall Street's initial reaction to Wells Fargo earnings was to sell; on second look, I believe Wells Fargo is on the right track, and I believe WFC is a buy More 

Successful Investing Is a Bottom-Up Activity

Jan. 16, 2014, 11:58 am EST – Investing should be viewed as an exercise that starts with a basic fundamental: know and understand what a company does. Work your way up from there. More 

Ignore Earnings Slips at Bed, Bath and Beyond

Jan. 10, 2014, 11:53 am EST – Investors are having a knee-jerk selling reaction to BBBY's earnings miss, but I still like the long-term prospects in Bed, Bath and Beyond stock More 

S&P 500′s 2013 Gains All in One Chart: What a Year!

Jan. 3, 2014, 11:53 am EST – The S&P 500 finished up 2013 with a gain of over 30%, including dividends. The past 27 month trend is upward, graphically illustrated in this chart. More 

5 (New) Buys, and 5 ‘Deletions’ to the 2014 Stock Buy List

Dec. 31, 2013, 9:53 am EST – Last week I gave you my 2014 Stock Buy List; this week find out why I've chosen my 5 new "buys", and the 5 "deletions" for the list... More