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

Gun Stocks: This Hidden Factor Is Giving SWHC an Edge

Mar. 6, 2014, 2:35 pm EDT – Gun stocks have been moving up and down lately, as investors react to earning announcements. But there's one factor that no one seems to be talking about. More 

Should You Buy Chinese Telecom Stocks?

Feb. 28, 2014, 2:03 pm EDT – China telecom stocks have been hit hard by sellers of late, but does the recent decline in CHA, CHU and CHL stock represent a buying opportunity, or a value trap? More 

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