InvestorPlace » James Brumley http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 The Stock Market Will Be Fine (Sooner Than You Think) http://investorplace.com/2014/10/stocks-sp-500-bottom/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/stocks-sp-500-bottom/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:36:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=569684 Despite the terrifying stock market headlines and the all the gloom and doom, this dip is actually more of a reason to buy -- soon -- than a reason to sell

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Despite the terrifying stock market headlines and the all the gloom and doom, this dip is actually more of a reason to buy -- soon -- than a reason to sell

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Earnings Preview: What to Know About GE Stock Before Friday http://investorplace.com/2014/10/ge-stock-earnings-preview/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/ge-stock-earnings-preview/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:26:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=569276 Anyone who owns GE stock has a lot to think about before Friday's earnings announcement and conference call. Here are the biggies to chew on

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Anyone who owns GE stock has a lot to think about before Friday's earnings announcement and conference call. Here are the biggies to chew on

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5 Stocks You Shouldn’t Touch in a Wobbly Market http://investorplace.com/2014/10/5-stocks-wobbly-market-lnkd-intc-stx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/5-stocks-wobbly-market-lnkd-intc-stx/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:02:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=568892 These five stocks tend to be fair-weather friends. Use caution if you own, or are thinking about buying, any of them right now.

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These five stocks tend to be fair-weather friends. Use caution if you own, or are thinking about buying, any of them right now.

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What to Know Before Wednesday’s eBay Earnings News http://investorplace.com/2014/10/ebay-stock-ebay-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/ebay-stock-ebay-earnings/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:41:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=568482 EBAY stock owners (current and potential) have a lot to chew on before, and after, Wednesday's eBay earnings news ... including the PayPal spinoff.

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EBAY stock owners (current and potential) have a lot to chew on before, and after, Wednesday's eBay earnings news ... including the PayPal spinoff.

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AMZN: Amazon Store Is a Failure in the Making http://investorplace.com/2014/10/amazon-store-isnt-reason-buy-amzn-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/amazon-store-isnt-reason-buy-amzn-stock/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:02:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=568073 AMZN stock fans and owners are pumped about the premise and promise of the first Amazon store, but there's a tough reality ahead for the initiative.

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AMZN stock fans and owners are pumped about the premise and promise of the first Amazon store, but there's a tough reality ahead for the initiative.

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5 Tech Stocks That Should Start Paying Dividends http://investorplace.com/2014/10/tech-stocks-pay-dividends/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/tech-stocks-pay-dividends/#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:26:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=567177 Tech stocks aren't known for paying great, if any, dividends. But these five stocks have plenty of room to increase payouts.

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Tech stocks aren't known for paying great, if any, dividends. But these five stocks have plenty of room to increase payouts.

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5 Spinoffs We’d Like to See Soon http://investorplace.com/2014/10/spinoffs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/spinoffs/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:53:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=566785 There are still plenty more smart spinoffs to put in motion besides the Hewlett-Packard split and the division of eBay and PayPal.

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There are still plenty more smart spinoffs to put in motion besides the Hewlett-Packard split and the division of eBay and PayPal.

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Is the HP Split a Win-Win for Hewlett-Packard Owners? http://investorplace.com/2014/10/hp-split-hewlett-packard-hpq-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/hp-split-hewlett-packard-hpq-stock/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:48:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=566294 Hewlett-Packard is breaking up its company into two entities, and two stocks. Here's what current HPQ stock owners may want to know about the decision.

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Hewlett-Packard is breaking up its company into two entities, and two stocks. Here's what current HPQ stock owners may want to know about the decision.

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These 4 Stock Charts Say You Should Worry About a Market Crash http://investorplace.com/2014/10/stock-charts-market-crash/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/stock-charts-market-crash/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:39:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=565576 A closer inspection of this week's stock charts reveals some significant problems have developed for the market.

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A closer inspection of this week's stock charts reveals some significant problems have developed for the market.

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Roche Proves You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover http://investorplace.com/2014/09/roche-stock-rhhby/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/roche-stock-rhhby/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:12:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=564483 Roche stock may not be an NYSE or NASDAQ-listed equity, but when you look at the details, RHHBY is plenty investment-worthy.

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Roche stock may not be an NYSE or NASDAQ-listed equity, but when you look at the details, RHHBY is plenty investment-worthy.

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No, Yahoo and AOL Won’t Be Better as Partners (YHOO, AOL) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/yahoo-stock-yhoo-aol-starboard-value/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/yahoo-stock-yhoo-aol-starboard-value/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:25:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563912 To unlock the maximum value of Yahoo stock, activist investor Starboard Value recommends a pairing of YHOO and AOL. Big mistake.

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To unlock the maximum value of Yahoo stock, activist investor Starboard Value recommends a pairing of YHOO and AOL. Big mistake.

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Gold Prices: Don’t Expect Much out of Q4 http://investorplace.com/2014/09/gold-prices-silver-prices-gold-investing/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/gold-prices-silver-prices-gold-investing/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:38:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=562923 The outlook for gold prices in the fourth quarter -- not to mention silver prices -- leaves a lot to be desired.

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The outlook for gold prices in the fourth quarter -- not to mention silver prices -- leaves a lot to be desired.

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Green Dot, Walmart Have Opened the Floodgates (GDOT, WMT) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/green-dot-gdot-stock-wmt/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/green-dot-gdot-stock-wmt/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:47:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=562972 Don't assume Green Dot (GDOT) and Walmart (WMT) are the only ways to tap into the inevitable merging of banking and commerce.

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Don't assume Green Dot (GDOT) and Walmart (WMT) are the only ways to tap into the inevitable merging of banking and commerce.

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Why RadioShack Stock May Be a Lost Cause http://investorplace.com/2014/09/radioshack-stock-rsh-sell/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/radioshack-stock-rsh-sell/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:00:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=561929 Investors mulling a stake in RadioShack stock to play the potential turnaround may want to dissect a couple of alarming details.

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Investors mulling a stake in RadioShack stock to play the potential turnaround may want to dissect a couple of alarming details.

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Russell 2000 Death Cross: Chill Out! http://investorplace.com/2014/09/russell-2000-death-cross/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/russell-2000-death-cross/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:35:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=561888 The Russell 2000 has just hit a death cross, but should traders act on this supposedly ominous clue without question?

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The Russell 2000 has just hit a death cross, but should traders act on this supposedly ominous clue without question?

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Big Pharma Might Finally Be Over the Alzheimer’s Hump http://investorplace.com/2014/09/alzheimers-disease-big-pharmaceuticals/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/alzheimers-disease-big-pharmaceuticals/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:32:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560951 Investing in Alzheimer's disease hasn't been easy (or profitable) in years, but a brighter future for Big Pharma is around the proverbial corner.

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Investing in Alzheimer's disease hasn't been easy (or profitable) in years, but a brighter future for Big Pharma is around the proverbial corner.

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Sears’ March to Oblivion Continues With the Eddie Lampert Loan http://investorplace.com/2014/09/sears-holdings-shld-eddie-lampert-loan/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/sears-holdings-shld-eddie-lampert-loan/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:43:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560063 Sears Holdings is borrowing money from a lender that would be better off if the retailer defaulted. SHLD stock holders may want to ask why.

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Sears Holdings is borrowing money from a lender that would be better off if the retailer defaulted. SHLD stock holders may want to ask why.

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The One Investing Lesson You Can Learn From Apple AND RadioShack http://investorplace.com/2014/09/aapl-rsh-stock-teach-crucial-lesson/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/aapl-rsh-stock-teach-crucial-lesson/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:07:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=559690 Anyone who currently owns, or plans to own, AAPL or RSH stock (or both, or even neither!) needs to embrace this key reality.

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Anyone who currently owns, or plans to own, AAPL or RSH stock (or both, or even neither!) needs to embrace this key reality.

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3 Healthcare Acquisitions Google Should Consider http://investorplace.com/2014/09/google-healthcare-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/google-healthcare-stocks/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:40:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=558636 The best way for Google to make an even bigger splash in healthcare is through smart acquisitions like these 3 companies.

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The best way for Google to make an even bigger splash in healthcare is through smart acquisitions like these 3 companies.

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5 Value Stocks to Buy Now http://investorplace.com/2014/09/5-value-stocks-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/5-value-stocks-buy/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:50:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=557330 Investors looking for some new stocks to buy may want to consider these value stocks first.

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Investors looking for some new stocks to buy may want to consider these value stocks first.

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Merck’s Keytruda Win Signals a Big Shift for Big Pharma http://investorplace.com/2014/09/merck-mrk-stock-keytruda/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/merck-mrk-stock-keytruda/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:57:44 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=556863 MRK per-share profits and revenue are poised to rebound now that its research and development efforts are getting traction.

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MRK per-share profits and revenue are poised to rebound now that its research and development efforts are getting traction.

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Best $5 Stocks to Buy Now http://investorplace.com/2014/09/best-5-stocks-to-buy-now/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/best-5-stocks-to-buy-now/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:10:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=556032 Traders looking for new stocks to buy should start the search with stocks under $5 per share. Here are 5 of the best stocks in that price range.

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Traders looking for new stocks to buy should start the search with stocks under $5 per share. Here are 5 of the best stocks in that price range.

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Atlantic City Closings a Grave Omen for Casino Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/09/casino-stocks-mgm-lvs-czr/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/casino-stocks-mgm-lvs-czr/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:35:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555529 Casino stocks have been hit-and-miss for a while, but recent abdications suggest we're entering a rough patch.

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Casino stocks have been hit-and-miss for a while, but recent abdications suggest we're entering a rough patch.

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Investing in Drones: Impracticality Could Prevent Profits http://investorplace.com/2014/09/drones-drone-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/drones-drone-stocks/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:15:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555074 Drones may change the world ... but not anytime soon. In fact, some of the apparent "drone stocks" really qualify as drone stocks.

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Drones may change the world ... but not anytime soon. In fact, some of the apparent "drone stocks" really qualify as drone stocks.

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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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NASDAQ:SHLD NASDAQ:LE NYSE:JCP Stocks to Sell
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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NYSE:JCP Stocks to Buy
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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NASDAQ:AAPL NYSE:IBM Stocks to Buy
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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NYSE:JCP Hot Stocks
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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NYSE:ESI NASDAQ:COCO NASDAQ:APOL Stocks to Sell
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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NYSE:WMT NASDAQ:AMZN NASDAQ:GOOGL NYSE:IBM NASDAQ:FB Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
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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NASDAQ:EBAY NASDAQ:AMZN NYSE:WMT Stocks to Buy
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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NASDAQ:BCRX NASDAQ:ALXN NYSE:VRX NYSE:AGN NASDAQ:ANIK Stocks to Buy
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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NYSE:MCD NYSE:HLT NYSE:GNC Market Outlook
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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