InvestorPlace » James Brumley http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 The Upcoming Apple Event is a Coin Toss for AAPL Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/08/apple-event-new-iphone-iwatch/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/apple-event-new-iphone-iwatch/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:07:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554575 The upcoming Apple event is likely to unveil the new iPhone or the Apple iWatch. Either way, betting on the stock's response is an ill-advised bet.

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The upcoming Apple event is likely to unveil the new iPhone or the Apple iWatch. Either way, betting on the stock's response is an ill-advised bet.

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7 Shareholder Perks That Sweeten the Pot for Investors http://investorplace.com/2014/08/shareholder-perks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/shareholder-perks/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554061 Shareholder perks offer a little something extra to those folks who've taken on extra risk of owning a stake in the company. Here are some of the best.

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Shareholder perks offer a little something extra to those folks who've taken on extra risk of owning a stake in the company. Here are some of the best.

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Will Pfizer Take One Last Swing at AstraZeneca? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/pfizer-astrazeneca-pfe-azn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/pfizer-astrazeneca-pfe-azn/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:45:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553574 The Pfizer-AstraZeneca saga isn't over yet, but it probably will be soon enough ... with no changes to the status quo.

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The Pfizer-AstraZeneca saga isn't over yet, but it probably will be soon enough ... with no changes to the status quo.

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The Sectors to Watch Now That the S&P 500 Has Hurdled 2000 http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-sectors-spy-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-sectors-spy-etf/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:30:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553144 The S&P 2000 discussion can graduate to the next stage now that the S&P 500 has reached the 2000 milestone.

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The S&P 2000 discussion can graduate to the next stage now that the S&P 500 has reached the 2000 milestone.

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Strange Bedfellows: PDLI Fuses Dividends With Biopharma http://investorplace.com/2014/08/pdli-biopharma-dividends/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/pdli-biopharma-dividends/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:09:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552685 Looking to diversify your dividends? PDLI is one of the only names that can drive income from biopharma sales.

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Looking to diversify your dividends? PDLI is one of the only names that can drive income from biopharma sales.

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Was Carl Icahn Right About the PayPal Spinoff? (EBAY) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/carl-icahn-ebay-paypal-spinoff/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/carl-icahn-ebay-paypal-spinoff/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:40:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552246 Resurfaced rumors of eBay considering a PayPal spinoff have lit a fire under EBAY stock, and rightfully so.

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Resurfaced rumors of eBay considering a PayPal spinoff have lit a fire under EBAY stock, and rightfully so.

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Alibaba IPO – The Timing Couldn’t Be Any Better http://investorplace.com/2014/08/alibaba-ipo-baba-stock-timing/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/alibaba-ipo-baba-stock-timing/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:06:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551820 The planets are aligning for the Alibaba IPO, even if it's going to take time for BABA stock to grow into its valuation.

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The planets are aligning for the Alibaba IPO, even if it's going to take time for BABA stock to grow into its valuation.

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Has the QQQ Reached a Tipping Point? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/qqq-etf-powershares-qqq-trust/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/qqq-etf-powershares-qqq-trust/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:16:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551002 After Monday’s bullish burst, the QQQ ETF looks like a trade worth chasing. There are a few things would-be investors need to know first, though.

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After Monday’s bullish burst, the QQQ ETF looks like a trade worth chasing. There are a few things would-be investors need to know first, though.

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Sears Holdings – Q2 Earnings Won’t Save the Day http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sears-holdings-earnings-shld-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sears-holdings-earnings-shld-stock/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:36:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550548 Sears Holdings' earnings report is likely to show more of the same problems Eddie Lampert has been facing for years -- not a comeback for SHLD stock.

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Sears Holdings' earnings report is likely to show more of the same problems Eddie Lampert has been facing for years -- not a comeback for SHLD stock.

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JCPenney Earnings: A Turning Point for JCP Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/08/jcpenney-earnings-jcp-stock-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/jcpenney-earnings-jcp-stock-buy/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:10:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550255 Thursday's JCPenney earnings news doesn't leave the market much to complain about. It's time to wade back into once-hated JCP stock.

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Thursday's JCPenney earnings news doesn't leave the market much to complain about. It's time to wade back into once-hated JCP stock.

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A Q2 Report Card for 3D Printing Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3d-printing-stocks-ssys-vjet/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3d-printing-stocks-ssys-vjet/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:19:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549631 The second-quarter results from 3D printing stocks has widened the gap between the leaders and laggards.

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The second-quarter results from 3D printing stocks has widened the gap between the leaders and laggards.

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Yes, It Really Is Time to Buy Gold Mining Stocks Like GDX and GDXJ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/gold-mining-stocks-gdx-gdxj/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/gold-mining-stocks-gdx-gdxj/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:08:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549343 After a painful drubbing in 2012 and 2013, gold prices show a glimmer of hope, and that's great news for gold mining stocks.

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After a painful drubbing in 2012 and 2013, gold prices show a glimmer of hope, and that's great news for gold mining stocks.

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The Drop in iPad Sales Isn’t a Problem for Apple Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/08/apple-stock-aapl-ipad-sales/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/apple-stock-aapl-ipad-sales/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:50:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548978 Two rough quarters for iPad sales have some Apple stock owners sweating, but it's not a reason to steer clear of AAPL.

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Two rough quarters for iPad sales have some Apple stock owners sweating, but it's not a reason to steer clear of AAPL.

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JCPenney Earnings – What to Know Before Thursday’s Report http://investorplace.com/2014/08/jcp-stock-jcpenney-earnings-report/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/jcp-stock-jcpenney-earnings-report/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:16:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548709 The JCPenney earnings update for Q2 is going to be a pivotal, make-or-break report. Here's what anyone interested in JCP stock needs to know.

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The JCPenney earnings update for Q2 is going to be a pivotal, make-or-break report. Here's what anyone interested in JCP stock needs to know.

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For-Profit Colleges Have Little Blood Left to Give http://investorplace.com/2014/08/for-profit-colleges-esi-coco/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/for-profit-colleges-esi-coco/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:33:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548411 Corinthian Colleges, ITT Educational Services, and other for-profit colleges look like a lost cause in their current state.

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Corinthian Colleges, ITT Educational Services, and other for-profit colleges look like a lost cause in their current state.

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5 Buy-and-Hold-Forever Dividend Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-dividend-stocks-buy-hold-forever/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-dividend-stocks-buy-hold-forever/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:15:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547435 The market's recent pullback has cranked up yields, and income investors may want to go shopping for dividend stocks. Here are five worth a look.

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The market's recent pullback has cranked up yields, and income investors may want to go shopping for dividend stocks. Here are five worth a look.

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Big Data Gets Personal, Moving Past the Point of No Return http://investorplace.com/2014/08/walmart-wmt-big-data/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/walmart-wmt-big-data/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:47:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546524 Wal-Mart is the last of the major retailers to use big data to personalize its online sales pitch, proving that the practice is the new norm.

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Wal-Mart is the last of the major retailers to use big data to personalize its online sales pitch, proving that the practice is the new norm.

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EBAY Stock Further Blurs the Line Between Tech and Financials http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ebay-stock-banking-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ebay-stock-banking-stocks/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:46:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546905 Anyone who owns or may soon own EBAY stock may be wondering what's at stake for the company. Here's some food for thought.

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Anyone who owns or may soon own EBAY stock may be wondering what's at stake for the company. Here's some food for thought.

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Should AGN Just Take the Offer From Bill Ackman and VRX? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/agn-vrx-bill-ackman/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/agn-vrx-bill-ackman/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:03:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546751 Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals have teamed up to acquire Allergan, but the saga isn't as simple as it seems. Here's the deal on AGN.

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Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals have teamed up to acquire Allergan, but the saga isn't as simple as it seems. Here's the deal on AGN.

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4 Biotech Stocks to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/08/biotech-stocks-to-buy-vrx-alxn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/biotech-stocks-to-buy-vrx-alxn/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:35:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545979 If this August is like most Augusts, the overall market isn't going to perform well for the next few weeks; biotech stocks may be the only worthwhile stocks to buy

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If this August is like most Augusts, the overall market isn't going to perform well for the next few weeks; biotech stocks may be the only worthwhile stocks to buy

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NLRB Ruling on McDonald’s Puts Franchising Stocks in Jeopardy http://investorplace.com/2014/07/franchising-mcdonalds-restaurant-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/franchising-mcdonalds-restaurant-stocks/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:48:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545205 The recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board is likely to cause a ripple effect on the franchising model.

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The recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board is likely to cause a ripple effect on the franchising model.

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FB Vs. TWTR Stock: Was Q2 a Game-Changer for Twitter? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-twtr-stock-twitter/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fb-twtr-stock-twitter/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:51:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544801 Don't look now, Facebook, but Twitter may now be where you were a year ago ... and that could be great news for TWTR stock owners.

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Don't look now, Facebook, but Twitter may now be where you were a year ago ... and that could be great news for TWTR stock owners.

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NASDAQ:TWTR NASDAQ:FB Stocks to Buy
Can We Trust Silver’s Leadership Over Gold? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/silver-gold-slv/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/silver-gold-slv/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:57:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544373 The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has outpaced the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) since early June. Do we take the hint?

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The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has outpaced the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) since early June. Do we take the hint?

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3 Reasons Why the S&P 500 Is About to Correct http://investorplace.com/2014/07/sp-500-correction/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/sp-500-correction/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:40:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543217 The S&P 500 is now within striking distance of the psychologically important 2000 mark, but the stage also has been set for a correction.

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The S&P 500 is now within striking distance of the psychologically important 2000 mark, but the stage also has been set for a correction.

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Amazon Wallet is Just a Small Part of Threat to Big Banks http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amazon-wallet-bank-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amazon-wallet-bank-stocks/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:39:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542838 Amazon Wallet is only one of many reasons big banks and owners of bank stocks need to worry.

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Amazon Wallet is only one of many reasons big banks and owners of bank stocks need to worry.

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NASDAQ:AMZN NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:GDOT NYSE:WMT Stocks to Sell
Surprise! 4 Tech Stocks Becoming Medical Tech Names http://investorplace.com/2014/07/healthcare-stocks-medical-tech/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/healthcare-stocks-medical-tech/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:24:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541070 The face of medical tech is increasingly becoming a blend of healthcare stocks and tech stocks. Here are four stocks melding the best of both worlds.

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The face of medical tech is increasingly becoming a blend of healthcare stocks and tech stocks. Here are four stocks melding the best of both worlds.

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Apple Investors Can Ignore the China Central Television Warning http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-stock-cctv/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-stock-cctv/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:05:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539930 China Central Television tried to scare Chinese consumers away from the Apple iPhone, but such past efforts have actually backfired.

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China Central Television tried to scare Chinese consumers away from the Apple iPhone, but such past efforts have actually backfired.

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NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:SBUX Stocks to Buy
Gold Prices Poised to Continue Their Breakdown http://investorplace.com/2014/07/gold-prices-breakdown-gld/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/gold-prices-breakdown-gld/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:23:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540362 Gold prices got the rug pulled our from underneath them on Monday, and history says they're on the verge of an even bigger dip.

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Gold prices got the rug pulled our from underneath them on Monday, and history says they're on the verge of an even bigger dip.

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What Yahoo Stock Needs From Tuesday’s Earnings Report http://investorplace.com/2014/07/yahoo-stock-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/yahoo-stock-earnings/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:04:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540001 The Yahoo stock price trend hasn't been encouraging since the beginning of 2014, but Tuesday's YHOO earnings report could change that.

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The Yahoo stock price trend hasn't been encouraging since the beginning of 2014, but Tuesday's YHOO earnings report could change that.

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Medical Advances May Create New Class: The Lives and Live-Nots http://investorplace.com/2014/07/life-expectency-live-nots/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/life-expectency-live-nots/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:41:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536333 Living forever sounds like a great idea on the surface, but the high price of immortality creates a tough choice for prospective immortals.

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Living forever sounds like a great idea on the surface, but the high price of immortality creates a tough choice for prospective immortals.

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NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:ORCL Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
Pixelworks’ Picture Is Less Clear Now That the Dust Is Settling (PXLW) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/pixelworks-pxlw-stock-charts-apple/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/pixelworks-pxlw-stock-charts-apple/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:36:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539099 The red-hot run-up from Pixelworks (PXLW) shares, fueled by rumors of a partnership with Apple, looks like a setup for a short trade.

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The red-hot run-up from Pixelworks (PXLW) shares, fueled by rumors of a partnership with Apple, looks like a setup for a short trade.

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NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:PXLW Stocks to Sell
Why Tim Cook Is Trying to Change Apple’s Board http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tim-cook-trying-change-apples-board/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tim-cook-trying-change-apples-board/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:09:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538620 Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly looking for fresh ideas and insight in the board room. Apple stock holders should be excited about the prospect.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly looking for fresh ideas and insight in the board room. Apple stock holders should be excited about the prospect.

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NASDAQ:AAPL Stocks to Buy
This Bubbling Trend Inspired Archer Daniels Midland’s Latest Buyout http://investorplace.com/2014/07/archer-daniels-midland-natural-food-wild-flavors/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/archer-daniels-midland-natural-food-wild-flavors/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:27:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538157 Archer Daniels Midland didn't overspend to acquire Wild Flavors for $3.1 billion -- the underlying opportunity is there. But can investors even get in on it?

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Archer Daniels Midland didn't overspend to acquire Wild Flavors for $3.1 billion -- the underlying opportunity is there. But can investors even get in on it?

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NASDAQ:HAIN NYSE:MKC NYSE:ADM NASDAQ:WFM Market Outlook
5 Great American Stocks to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-great-american-stocks-to-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-great-american-stocks-to-buy/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:50:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537237 If you need to add some new holdings to your portfolio but don’t know which stocks to buy, why not stay close to home and consider these American stocks?

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If you need to add some new holdings to your portfolio but don’t know which stocks to buy, why not stay close to home and consider these American stocks?

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NYSE:CMI NYSE:PG NYSE:HOG NYSE:KO NASDAQ:AAPL Stocks to Buy
Mannkind (MNKD) – Right Stock, Wrong Time http://investorplace.com/2014/06/mannkind-mnkd-stock-afrezza/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/mannkind-mnkd-stock-afrezza/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:34:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536182 Ten years' worth of work from Mannkind Corporation on Afrezza has just been validated, but that doesn't automatically make the stock a good bet right here, and right now.

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Ten years' worth of work from Mannkind Corporation on Afrezza has just been validated, but that doesn't automatically make the stock a good bet right here, and right now.

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NASDAQ:MNKD NYSE:PFE NASDAQ:AVNR NASDAQ:VVUS Stocks to Sell
Gold Outlook for Q3 – Don’t Trust the Rise in Gold Prices, GLD http://investorplace.com/2014/06/q3-gold-prices-gld-slv/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/q3-gold-prices-gld-slv/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:03:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535775 Gold and silver prices, as well as GLD and SLV, heated up again in late June, but they're still not worth the risk.

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Gold and silver prices, as well as GLD and SLV, heated up again in late June, but they're still not worth the risk.

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NYSEARCA:GLD NYSEARCA:SLV ETF Investing
Google Domains Isn’t a Game-Changer for the GoDaddy IPO http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/google-domains-godaddy-ipo/ http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/google-domains-godaddy-ipo/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:37:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_ipo_pb&p=534623 The unveiling of Google Domains shocked the market and those who were planning to buy into the GoDaddy IPO, but there may be more hype than substance for a while.

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The unveiling of Google Domains shocked the market and those who were planning to buy into the GoDaddy IPO, but there may be more hype than substance for a while.

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The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Are Nearing the Ends of Their Ropes http://investorplace.com/2014/06/sp-500-nasdaq/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/sp-500-nasdaq/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:33:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534052 The Nasdaq Composite, the S&P 500 and the market's other indices don't appear to have any meat left on the bone, for more than one reason.

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The Nasdaq Composite, the S&P 500 and the market's other indices don't appear to have any meat left on the bone, for more than one reason.

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INDEXSP:.INX INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC INDEXRUSSELL:RUT INDEXDJX:.DJI Market Outlook
The Nasdaq Composite is Holding All the Cards http://investorplace.com/2014/06/nasdaq-composite-holding-cards/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/nasdaq-composite-holding-cards/#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:56:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=533029 The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite are put under the microscope, and they don't quite look the same.

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The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite are put under the microscope, and they don't quite look the same.

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NYSEARCA:GLD NASDAQ:AMZN Market Outlook
Fed-Inspired Bulls Leave Little Doubt http://investorplace.com/2014/06/fed-inspired-bulls-leave-little-doubt/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/fed-inspired-bulls-leave-little-doubt/#comments Thu, 19 Jun 2014 04:18:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532626 While stocks are still apt to be erratic, the bullish trend is undeniable. Just know the true risk/reward relationship here, and how long you can leave your money on the table.

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While stocks are still apt to be erratic, the bullish trend is undeniable. Just know the true risk/reward relationship here, and how long you can leave your money on the table.

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Market Insight: Financial Articles
Against the Odds, Stocks Are Within Striking Distance of a Breakout http://investorplace.com/2014/06/odds-stocks-within-striking-distance-breakout/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/odds-stocks-within-striking-distance-breakout/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:42:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532225 It's neither the right time of year nor the right situation for a market rally, but that may be exactly why it's going to happen.

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It's neither the right time of year nor the right situation for a market rally, but that may be exactly why it's going to happen.

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Market Outlook
5 Stocks to Sell Before It’s Too Late http://investorplace.com/2014/06/stocks-to-sell-gm-cp/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/stocks-to-sell-gm-cp/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:32:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531952 What do Canadian Pacific, Cheetah Mobile, General Motors, Michael Kors and CorVel have in common? They top our list of stocks to sell.

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What do Canadian Pacific, Cheetah Mobile, General Motors, Michael Kors and CorVel have in common? They top our list of stocks to sell.

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NYSE:GM NYSE:CP NASDAQ:KORS NASDAQ:CRVL NASDAQ:CMCM Stocks to Sell
The 4 Horsemen of the Technology Apocalypse http://investorplace.com/2014/06/technology-apocalypse-apple-walmart-google-facebook/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/technology-apocalypse-apple-walmart-google-facebook/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:00:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531457 Facial recognition, location-monitoring and shopping habits are just a few of the first steps down a dangerous path of technology usage.

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Facial recognition, location-monitoring and shopping habits are just a few of the first steps down a dangerous path of technology usage.

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NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:GOOGL NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:FB NYSE:WMT Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
How Long Will Online Gambling Be a Bad Bet? http://investorplace.com/2014/06/online-gambling-gaming-stocks-pokerstars/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/online-gambling-gaming-stocks-pokerstars/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:18:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531413 Even with PokerStars close to entering the market, online gambling -- to the chagrin of gaming stocks -- won't reach its full potential anytime soon.

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Even with PokerStars close to entering the market, online gambling -- to the chagrin of gaming stocks -- won't reach its full potential anytime soon.

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NASDAQ:ZNGA NASDAQ:CZR NYSE:BYD OTCMKTS:AMYGF Stocks to Sell
Stocks In No-Man’s Land, but Catalytic Levels Are Clear http://investorplace.com/2014/06/stocks-mans-land-catalytic-levels-clear/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/stocks-mans-land-catalytic-levels-clear/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 06:32:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530924 The Dow Jones Average and the Russell 2000 may appear to be on the fence right now, but a big move for stocks is closer than it seems.

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The Dow Jones Average and the Russell 2000 may appear to be on the fence right now, but a big move for stocks is closer than it seems.

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Market Outlook
Despite the Stumble, OREX Stock & Contrave Are Still Compelling http://investorplace.com/2014/06/orex-stock-contrave-still-disruptors/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/orex-stock-contrave-still-disruptors/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:42:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530398 OREX stock owners winced on Tuesday after the FDA pulled the rug out from underneath Contrave, but patience will pay off.

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OREX stock owners winced on Tuesday after the FDA pulled the rug out from underneath Contrave, but patience will pay off.

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NASDAQ:ARNA NASDAQ:OREX NASDAQ:VVUS Stocks to Buy
Straggling Bulls May Trample Those Who Jump the Gun http://investorplace.com/2014/06/even-bad-day-stocks-wasnt-bad/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/even-bad-day-stocks-wasnt-bad/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 06:48:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530519 The Russell 2000 and the S&P 500 both have some key technical floors they need to hit before we can come to any longer-term conclusions.

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The Russell 2000 and the S&P 500 both have some key technical floors they need to hit before we can come to any longer-term conclusions.

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NYSE:BAC Market Outlook
OK, It’s Time for the Uncomfortable S&P 2000 Chat http://investorplace.com/2014/06/sp-2000-sp-500/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/sp-2000-sp-500/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:59:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530119 S&P 2000 mania only highlights all the things that can -- and probably will -- torpedo the S&P 500 here.

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S&P 2000 mania only highlights all the things that can -- and probably will -- torpedo the S&P 500 here.

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INDEXSP:.INX Market Outlook
Where to Invest When Coffee Prices Go North http://investorplace.com/2014/06/coffee-prices-sbux-dnkn-krft/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/coffee-prices-sbux-dnkn-krft/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:12:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529257 Coffee prices are headed higher, but before jumping to bearish conclusions about coffee stocks like Kraft Foods or J.M. Smucker, read this.

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Coffee prices are headed higher, but before jumping to bearish conclusions about coffee stocks like Kraft Foods or J.M. Smucker, read this.

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NASDAQ:SBUX NASDAQ:KRFT NASDAQ:DNKN NYSE:SJM NASDAQ:GMCR Stocks to Buy
3 Dividend Stocks You Can Easily Upgrade http://investorplace.com/2014/06/dividend-stocks-dividend-yield-win-vgr-pdli/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/dividend-stocks-dividend-yield-win-vgr-pdli/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:05:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528003 Phillip Morris, AT&T, and Merck are well-loved dividend stocks, but they aren't the top ways to generate income in their respective industries.

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Phillip Morris, AT&T, and Merck are well-loved dividend stocks, but they aren't the top ways to generate income in their respective industries.

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NASDAQ:PDLI NYSE:MRK NYSE:PM NASDAQ:WIN NYSE:T Stocks to Buy