Jim Woods
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Editor-at-Large, The Wealth Shield

Jim Woods has covered the economy and stocks for nearly two decades. His varied experience as a financial journalist, stockbroker and money manager provides him with unique insights into the often complex world of investing.

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Recent Articles

TSLA Stock: Will Q4 Earnings Be up to Snuff?

Feb. 18, 2014, 3:12 pm EDT – Here's what to look for in the upcoming Q4 Tesla earnings report, and how a make (or miss) could shake out in TSLA stock. More 

Should You Buy AMZN Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Feb. 18, 2014, 12:00 pm EDT – Does the recent pullback mean you have a chance to own AMZN stock -- a market dominator -- at a discount price, or is it a harbinger of more pain ahead? More 

DIS Stock Hits New Highs, Shows No Signs of Slowing

Feb. 14, 2014, 12:14 pm EDT – Disney stock hit new all-time highs today, which might have some investors worried. But DIS stock is still in great shape, and should keep climbing. More 

F Stock vs. GM Stock – Which One Belongs in Your Portfolio?

Feb. 7, 2014, 9:17 am EDT – Over the past 12 months, GM stock has handily outpaced Ford. But can GM stay ahead of F stock, or is Ford just setting up GM for a pass in 2014? More 

3 European Stocks to Buy on the Region’s Dip

Feb. 3, 2014, 11:47 am EDT – If you think the recent pullback in many European stocks also is a short-term adjustment -- and I do -- then buy into some of the best Europe has to offer. More 

Toyota Leads the Auto Stocks Sales Race

Jan. 30, 2014, 2:47 pm EDT – Toyota took the top spot for auto sales in 2013, but the competition is heating up among auto stocks. Can anyone dethrone TM in 2014? More 

LNKD: The One Social Media Stock China Won’t Censor

Jan. 21, 2014, 9:28 am EDT – Microblogging is down on Chinese government concerns, but the LinkedIn (LNKD) business model is seemingly immune from heavy suppression. More 

5 Set-and-Forget Dividend Stocks

Jan. 4, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – The best kind of dividend stocks are the kind you can set and forget because you know they'll keep paying out without crashing to the ground. More 

5 Big-Name Companies Expanding in China

Dec. 20, 2013, 1:06 pm EDT – Companies from Walmart (WMT) to Amazon (AMZN) are betting on the Chinese economy in 2014. Take a look at five big names with big expansion plans. More 

5 Dividend Stocks That Disappointed in 2013

Dec. 18, 2013, 2:02 pm EDT – Looking for income plays for 2014? Well, put these once-proud dividend stocks at the top of your "to be ignored" list after they dropped the ball in 2013. More