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

5 Sure-Fire Dividend Stocks to Buy

Dec. 16, 2013, 2:30 pm EDT – There are all kinds of ways to chase dividend yields, but nothing beats the consistent quality of these 5 dividend stocks. More 

TSLA Stock 2013 Timeline – Tesla Motors Goes on a Wild Ride

Dec. 13, 2013, 6:30 am EDT – Tesla Motors hit a few speed bumps in 2013, but shares of TSLA stock still gained over 300%. Here's a look back at some of the biggest one-day moves. More 

Should I Buy AAPL Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Nov. 26, 2013, 10:54 am EDT – When considering an investment in Apple, it’s tempting to let emotions takeover. Here are three pros and three cons on AAPL stock to help you decide. More 

Why QIHU Stock, One of the Hottest Chinese Internet Plays, Could Crumble

Nov. 22, 2013, 12:35 pm EDT – It's more important than ever for Qihoo earnings to come in strong this quarter. If they don't, expect QIHU stock investors to take their profits and run. More 

Best Buy Earnings Deal BBY Stock a Blow

Nov. 19, 2013, 1:03 pm EDT – BBY stock got slapped with a nearly 9% decline midway through Tuesday trade, as Best Buy earnings included a fourth-quarter margin warning. More 

5 Chinese Stocks to Ride the Reforms

Nov. 18, 2013, 8:03 am EDT – Recent China reforms make a bullish argument for many firms in the space -- particularly Chinese stocks that tap into the rise of the middle-class consumer. More 

SINA – This Hot Chinese Internet Stock Just Got Even Hotter

Nov. 13, 2013, 1:02 pm EDT – In early Wednesday trading, SINA stock surged more than 13% after reporting blowout Q3 earnings. This Chinese Internet stock is hot ... and getting hotter. More 

Should You Buy Tesla Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Nov. 12, 2013, 1:44 pm EDT – Since hitting an all-time high on Sept. 30, Tesla stock has unplugged, with TSLA falling 30%. Is the party over -- or is this the perfect time to get in? More 

Can the F-Series Pickup Keep Lifting Ford Stock?

Nov. 9, 2013, 6:03 am EDT – When it comes to pickup truck sales, Ford Motor just keeps on delivering -- and that's good news for Ford stock investors. More 

Gun Stock Earnings Start with a Bang

Nov. 6, 2013, 9:05 am EDT – Sturm Ruger's sales surge on new products, which bodes well for gun stocks like rival Smith & Wesson. More