InvestorPlace » Lawrence Meyers http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Is There Value in These 3 Beaten-Up ETFs? http://investorplace.com/2014/09/beaten-up-etfs-rusl-uvxy-jdst/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/beaten-up-etfs-rusl-uvxy-jdst/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:02:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560509 It's good to look toward down-on-their-luck ETFs for contrarian plays, but some funds are beaten for a reason.

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It's good to look toward down-on-their-luck ETFs for contrarian plays, but some funds are beaten for a reason.

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Your Market Crash Checklist http://investorplace.com/2014/09/market-crash-checklist/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/market-crash-checklist/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:00:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560512 Market crashes can make you do stupid things. Check out our portfolio protection plan to keep you safe during a crash.

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Market crashes can make you do stupid things. Check out our portfolio protection plan to keep you safe during a crash.

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3 News-Driven Covered Calls for Income http://investorplace.com/2014/09/covered-calls-aapl-yhoo-hd/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/covered-calls-aapl-yhoo-hd/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:15:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560514 News can drive stocks into volatility mode, creating lucrative opportunities for covered calls. For instance, check out these plays on three blue chips.

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News can drive stocks into volatility mode, creating lucrative opportunities for covered calls. For instance, check out these plays on three blue chips.

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IFF Stock – Profits That Smell Like Roses http://investorplace.com/2014/09/iff-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/iff-stock/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:00:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=558190 IFF stock is the only pure-play flavor and fragrance house on the market. Find out why it's an irresistible buy.

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IFF stock is the only pure-play flavor and fragrance house on the market. Find out why it's an irresistible buy.

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3 Oversold Stocks to Buy Before Everyone Else Does http://investorplace.com/2014/09/oversold-stocks-to-buy-hd/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/oversold-stocks-to-buy-hd/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:17:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=558194 Good stocks like HD and WFM are on sale for stupid reasons. Buy now, before other investors come to their senses.

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Good stocks like HD and WFM are on sale for stupid reasons. Buy now, before other investors come to their senses.

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3 Cheap Dividend Stocks Under $10 http://investorplace.com/2014/09/3-cheap-dividend-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/3-cheap-dividend-stocks/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:35:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=558192 Looking for dividend stocks that also are trading on the cheap? Well, you'll have to deal with some blemishes, but these cheap stocks still are worth a look.

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Looking for dividend stocks that also are trading on the cheap? Well, you'll have to deal with some blemishes, but these cheap stocks still are worth a look.

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Restoration Hardware – Don’t Let Revs Miss Scare You http://investorplace.com/2014/09/restoration-hardware-rh-stock-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/restoration-hardware-rh-stock-earnings/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:59:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=558188 I guess you could consider Macy’s (M) and Williams-Sonoma (WSM) to be competitors, but they aren’t quite the same thing. Macy’s goes after a more discount type of consumer. WSM is more the upscale brand but it’s catalogue of offering feels different. WSM is also trading at a PEG ratio of almost 2, and that’s too expensive.

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I guess you could consider Macy’s (M) and Williams-Sonoma (WSM) to be competitors, but they aren’t quite the same thing. Macy’s goes after a more discount type of consumer. WSM is more the upscale brand but it’s catalogue of offering feels different. WSM is also trading at a PEG ratio of almost 2, and that’s too expensive.

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3 Covered Calls for Big Options Income http://investorplace.com/2014/09/covered-calls-options-income/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/covered-calls-options-income/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=558197 These 3 small- to mid-caps have enough volatility to generate options income via covered calls, but still are sturdy companies worth holding.

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These 3 small- to mid-caps have enough volatility to generate options income via covered calls, but still are sturdy companies worth holding.

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10 Excellent Mutual Funds to Put in Your 401K (Part 2) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/10-mutual-funds-part-2-401k/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/10-mutual-funds-part-2-401k/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:37:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555477 Actively managed mutual funds still have a place -- and that's in your 401k. Here are five more mutual funds I love for the long term.

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Actively managed mutual funds still have a place -- and that's in your 401k. Here are five more mutual funds I love for the long term.

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10 Excellent Mutual Funds to Put in Your 401K (Part 1) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/10-mutual-funds-part-1-401k/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/10-mutual-funds-part-1-401k/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:13:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555475 Actively managed mutual funds still have a place -- and that's in your 401k. Here are the first five of 10 mutual funds I love for the long term.

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Actively managed mutual funds still have a place -- and that's in your 401k. Here are the first five of 10 mutual funds I love for the long term.

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Buy MMM Stock for a Healthy Retirement http://investorplace.com/2014/09/mmm-stock-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/mmm-stock-retirement/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:30:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554071 Find out why MMM stock is a classic American company that deserves a prominent place in your retirement portfolio.

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Find out why MMM stock is a classic American company that deserves a prominent place in your retirement portfolio.

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Fixed Income – What to Do When Interest Rates Rise http://investorplace.com/2014/09/fixed-income-interest-rates/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/fixed-income-interest-rates/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:47:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554073 When interest rates rise, bonds will become more attractive ... but a number of other fixed-income investments could be at risk. Here's how various income-producing investments could fare in a higher-interest-rate environment.

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When interest rates rise, bonds will become more attractive ... but a number of other fixed-income investments could be at risk. Here's how various income-producing investments could fare in a higher-interest-rate environment.

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A Stock Implodes and You’re Long. What Next? http://investorplace.com/2014/09/conn-stock-losses/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/conn-stock-losses/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:30:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555479 Conn's recently imploded, leaving me in the painful position of having to recover from big stock losses. How should you handle such a situation?

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Conn's recently imploded, leaving me in the painful position of having to recover from big stock losses. How should you handle such a situation?

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3 Naked Puts for Big Premiums http://investorplace.com/2014/09/naked-puts-big-premiums-cmg-v-pcln/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/naked-puts-big-premiums-cmg-v-pcln/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:55:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555481 Selling naked puts on expensive stocks is a great way to generate huge premiums. Just make sure you have the funds to back up your trades.

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Selling naked puts on expensive stocks is a great way to generate huge premiums. Just make sure you have the funds to back up your trades.

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Is There Any Opportunity in the Scam of Higher Education? http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/student-loans-higher-education/ http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/student-loans-higher-education/#comments Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:00:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_invpol&p=545146 Student loans are a boon to colleges ... but not to students. And the pickings around the student loan space are slim for investors, too.

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Student loans are a boon to colleges ... but not to students. And the pickings around the student loan space are slim for investors, too.

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3 Timeshare Stocks – How Do These Capital Gains Gems Stack Up? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/timeshare-capital-gains/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/timeshare-capital-gains/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:00:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554081 Timeshares are a fantastic bet if you're seeking out capital gains, but you have to choose the right one. Here's a look at three.

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Timeshares are a fantastic bet if you're seeking out capital gains, but you have to choose the right one. Here's a look at three.

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Is It Finally Time to Short Best Buy Stock? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/best-buy-stock-bby-short/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/best-buy-stock-bby-short/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:58:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554075 Best Buy stock will one day make a great short, but its balance sheet isn't quite on the ropes just yet.

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Best Buy stock will one day make a great short, but its balance sheet isn't quite on the ropes just yet.

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3 Covered Calls for September Income http://investorplace.com/2014/08/options-covered-calls-september/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/options-covered-calls-september/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:30:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554079 Covered calls on blue-chips like Home Depot (HD), BP (BP) and Visa (V) provide you with "bonus" dividends throughout the year.

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Covered calls on blue-chips like Home Depot (HD), BP (BP) and Visa (V) provide you with "bonus" dividends throughout the year.

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The REAL Way to Win Big at Online Poker http://investorplace.com/2014/08/online-poker-amygf-amaya-gaming/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/online-poker-amygf-amaya-gaming/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:50:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550942 If you want to double or triple your money via online poker, get off the Internet and go all-in on Amaya Gaming (AMYGF).

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If you want to double or triple your money via online poker, get off the Internet and go all-in on Amaya Gaming (AMYGF).

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Are These 3 Stocks Set for Short Squeezes? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/short-interest-short-squeezes/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/short-interest-short-squeezes/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:41:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550937 These Nasdaq 100 stocks have heavy short interest. Are they in trouble, or are we about to see a short squeeze?

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These Nasdaq 100 stocks have heavy short interest. Are they in trouble, or are we about to see a short squeeze?

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Check Out These 3 High-Yield REITs http://investorplace.com/2014/08/high-yield-reits-dividends/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/high-yield-reits-dividends/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:00:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550940 These high-yield REITs seem like safe bets in a tough dividend environment.

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These high-yield REITs seem like safe bets in a tough dividend environment.

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Home Depot Stock – Great for Now, And Great for Retirement Too http://investorplace.com/2014/08/home-depot-stock-hd-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/home-depot-stock-hd-retirement/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:26:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551358 Home Depot's latest earnings report showed why HD stock belongs in retirement and regular portfolios alike.

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Home Depot's latest earnings report showed why HD stock belongs in retirement and regular portfolios alike.

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3 Surprising Stocks Trading Below Book Value http://investorplace.com/2014/08/book-value-cheap-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/book-value-cheap-stocks/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:17:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549558 Book value can be a good place to start in a hunt for undervalued stocks. Here are three great stock that are too good to pass up.

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Book value can be a good place to start in a hunt for undervalued stocks. Here are three great stock that are too good to pass up.

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3 Covered Calls for Slam-Dunk Income http://investorplace.com/2014/08/covered-calls-aapl-sbux-conn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/covered-calls-aapl-sbux-conn/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:35:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550935 Selling covered calls on volatile, undervalued stocks can yield solid income. Consider these options trades on AAPL, SBUX and CONN.

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Selling covered calls on volatile, undervalued stocks can yield solid income. Consider these options trades on AAPL, SBUX and CONN.

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3 Stocks to Buy Thanks to Recent Insider Buying http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stocks-to-buy-insider-buying/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stocks-to-buy-insider-buying/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:59:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549560 Insider buying can suggest good times ahead for stocks. Here are three stocks to buy thanks to recent votes of confidence by corporate insiders.

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Insider buying can suggest good times ahead for stocks. Here are three stocks to buy thanks to recent votes of confidence by corporate insiders.

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The Pros & Cons of $200,000 Berkshire Hathaway Shares http://investorplace.com/2014/08/berkshire-hathaway-brk-a-warren-buffett/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/berkshire-hathaway-brk-a-warren-buffett/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:51:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549874 The richly priced Berkshire Hathaway A shares (BRK.A) just hit a new high above $200,000. Should you sell the house for a share?

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The richly priced Berkshire Hathaway A shares (BRK.A) just hit a new high above $200,000. Should you sell the house for a share?

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How to Play the AT&T-DTV Merger http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dtv-stock-att-directv-merger/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dtv-stock-att-directv-merger/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:08:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549562 DirecTV's stock price suggests risk the proposed merger with AT&T will fail. Here's how DTV stock holders should proceed.

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DirecTV's stock price suggests risk the proposed merger with AT&T will fail. Here's how DTV stock holders should proceed.

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USPS Union Shows Why People Hate Unions (SPLS) http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/usps-spls-stock/ http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/usps-spls-stock/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:24:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_invpol&p=546529 A Staples-U.S. Postal Service deal would've been good for all parties -- SPLS, the USPS and customers. But the union put an end to that.

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A Staples-U.S. Postal Service deal would've been good for all parties -- SPLS, the USPS and customers. But the union put an end to that.

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SRI – There’s No Place for Morals in Business http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sri-socially-resonsible-investing/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sri-socially-resonsible-investing/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:10:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547159 Socially responsible investing is a gimmick, designed to make you feel good, with no way to controlling for returns absent SRI elements.

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Socially responsible investing is a gimmick, designed to make you feel good, with no way to controlling for returns absent SRI elements.

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Forget the Imitators, Whole Foods Is Still King http://investorplace.com/2014/08/wfm-stock-whole-foods/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/wfm-stock-whole-foods/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:30:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546548 WFM has more cash, more stores, and more leverage than any competitor. Valuation is the only possibly reason you might not want to buy.

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WFM has more cash, more stores, and more leverage than any competitor. Valuation is the only possibly reason you might not want to buy.

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4 ETFs Poised to Surge on Big Inflows http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-inflows-vwo/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-inflows-vwo/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:00:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546550 These 4 ETFs are seeing big inflows which means it may be time to buy. Here's a closer look at why they're worth consideration.

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These 4 ETFs are seeing big inflows which means it may be time to buy. Here's a closer look at why they're worth consideration.

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Multi-Bagger Potential with Huge Dividends – For Under $7! http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dividend-stocks-intx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dividend-stocks-intx/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:18:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546427 With 10%-plus yields, multibagger potential, and limited downside, it's time to buy INTX and AT.

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With 10%-plus yields, multibagger potential, and limited downside, it's time to buy INTX and AT.

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Marvel’s Second Phase – More Fuel for the Disney Stock Rocket http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dis-stock-marvel-guardians-of-the-galaxy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dis-stock-marvel-guardians-of-the-galaxy/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:08:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546546 "Guardians of the Galaxy" marks a new phase for Marvel, and by the looks of things, that means more upward momentum for DIS stock.

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"Guardians of the Galaxy" marks a new phase for Marvel, and by the looks of things, that means more upward momentum for DIS stock.

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NYSE:DIS Stocks to Buy
Churchill Downs Is On Fire! http://investorplace.com/2014/08/churchill-downs-gaming-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/churchill-downs-gaming-stocks/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:01:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545590 The racing and gaming company stock has tripled in five years. Wait for a selloff, then buy in.

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The racing and gaming company stock has tripled in five years. Wait for a selloff, then buy in.

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NYSE:LVS NASDAQ:CHDN NASDAQ:WYNN Hot Stocks
3 Oversold Dividend Stocks to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dividend-stocks-de-chd-smg/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dividend-stocks-de-chd-smg/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:30:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545587 These dividend payers have sold off, but have such long term strength that you can rest easy with them.

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These dividend payers have sold off, but have such long term strength that you can rest easy with them.

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3 Stocks to Love Thanks to Insider Buying http://investorplace.com/2014/07/insider-buying-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/insider-buying-stocks/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:15:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543342 Insider buying is about the best signal you'll ever get to purchase a stock. Here are three stocks with plenty of insider purchases.

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Insider buying is about the best signal you'll ever get to purchase a stock. Here are three stocks with plenty of insider purchases.

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NYSE:AA NASDAQ:FAST NASDAQ:LXK Stocks to Buy
3 Premium Naked Puts for Substantial Income http://investorplace.com/2014/07/naked-puts-cmg-expe-conn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/naked-puts-cmg-expe-conn/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:47:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545150 Sell these three naked puts on stocks with low to moderate risk profiles -- CMG, EXPE and CONN -- and earn big premiums.

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Sell these three naked puts on stocks with low to moderate risk profiles -- CMG, EXPE and CONN -- and earn big premiums.

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NASDAQ:CONN NASDAQ:EXPE NYSE:CMG Trading Advice
Twitter Earnings – A Joke Wrapped in Folly (TWTR) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twitter-earnings-twtr-stock-joke/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twitter-earnings-twtr-stock-joke/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:22:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544778 All you need to know about TWTR is what you're seeing today after Twitter earnings. TWTR is a momentum stock, so trade at your own risk.

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All you need to know about TWTR is what you're seeing today after Twitter earnings. TWTR is a momentum stock, so trade at your own risk.

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NYSE:TWTR NASDAQ:PCLN NASDAQ:OPEN NASDAQ:FB Stocks to Sell
Winners & Losers in the Herbalife PR War http://investorplace.com/2014/07/winners-losers-herbalife-pr-war/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/winners-losers-herbalife-pr-war/#comments Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:00:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542548 Bill Ackman wanted to tank Herbalife (HLF), but he went about it in the wrong-by-a-lot way. Here's what he did wrong.

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Bill Ackman wanted to tank Herbalife (HLF), but he went about it in the wrong-by-a-lot way. Here's what he did wrong.

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NYSE:GGP NYSE:JCP NYSE:HLF Hot Stocks
3 Cheap Large-Cap Stocks Under $15 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/cheap-large-cap-stocks-15/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/cheap-large-cap-stocks-15/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:30:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542551 Cheap, large-cap stocks trading for low nominal prices are interesting, but what really matters is a good valuation. These stocks feature both sides of the cheap coin.

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Cheap, large-cap stocks trading for low nominal prices are interesting, but what really matters is a good valuation. These stocks feature both sides of the cheap coin.

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NYSE:BSX NYSE:RBS NASDAQ:ERIC Stocks to Buy
A $15/Hour Minimum Wage Is Bad for Business http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/minimum-wage-business/ http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/minimum-wage-business/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:11:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_invpol&p=538167 Don't mandate a higher minimum wage; let businesses decide what workers are worth. The consequences for investors could be dire.

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Don't mandate a higher minimum wage; let businesses decide what workers are worth. The consequences for investors could be dire.

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2 Weak Businesses Looking Ripe for Shorting http://investorplace.com/2014/07/stocks-to-short/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/stocks-to-short/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541713 Don't miss out on the chance to profit from falling stocks. Short these two stocks when the time is right and you'll do very well.

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Don't miss out on the chance to profit from falling stocks. Short these two stocks when the time is right and you'll do very well.

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NYSE:MHR NASDAQ:LNKD NYSE:BBY NYSE:SHLD Stocks to Sell
How to Use Options to Unwind a Bad Trade http://investorplace.com/2014/07/options-trading-bad-trade/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/options-trading-bad-trade/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:15:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542209 Short-term trading is great to boost your overall performance, but if those trades go bad, use options trading to claw back instead of throwing in the towel.

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Short-term trading is great to boost your overall performance, but if those trades go bad, use options trading to claw back instead of throwing in the towel.

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NYSE:CLF Trading Advice
4 Rental REITs to Play the Surge in Apartments http://investorplace.com/2014/07/rental-reits/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/rental-reits/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:12:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541105 Apartment REITs will continue to grow as homeowners leave the market. Here are 4 great stocks for playing the trend.

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Apartment REITs will continue to grow as homeowners leave the market. Here are 4 great stocks for playing the trend.

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NYSE:AVB NYSE:EQR NYSE:PPS NYSE:MAA Dividend Stocks
Grab These 3 Sector ETFs for the Coming Recession http://investorplace.com/2014/07/etfs-recession-defensive/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/etfs-recession-defensive/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:36:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541411 The U.S. is about to slip into another recession -- be ready for the stock market decline with these three defensive ETFs.

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The U.S. is about to slip into another recession -- be ready for the stock market decline with these three defensive ETFs.

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The Secret to Profitable Options Trading http://investorplace.com/2014/07/options-trading-strategy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/options-trading-strategy/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:00:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540731 Use options to profit without holding stocks, thereby limiting your risk. Here are few of the best methods.

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Use options to profit without holding stocks, thereby limiting your risk. Here are few of the best methods.

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NYSE:GLD NYSE:XRT NYSE:KMX NASDAQ:PETM Trading Advice
4 Ways to Get In on Israel’s Innovation http://investorplace.com/2014/07/israel-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/israel-stocks/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:55:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540729 Israeli stocks lead the world in some areas and have great returns over time. Here are four ways to add Israel stocks to your portfolio.

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Israeli stocks lead the world in some areas and have great returns over time. Here are four ways to add Israel stocks to your portfolio.

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NASDAQ:TEVA NASDAQ:CHKP NYSE:EIS NYSE:ISRA Stocks to Buy
This Company’s Earnings Might Foretell a Recession http://investorplace.com/2014/07/msc-industrial-msm-stock-recession/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/msc-industrial-msm-stock-recession/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:37:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539523 MSC Industrial (MSM) is not the stock to be in with the U.S. economy teetering on the edge of recession.

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MSC Industrial (MSM) is not the stock to be in with the U.S. economy teetering on the edge of recession.

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NYSE:MSM NYSE:GWW NYSE:AIT NYSE:AXE NYSE:WCC Stocks to Sell
Beat the Insiders: Buy These Stocks At Lower Prices Than They Did http://investorplace.com/2014/07/insider-buying-clf-glf-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/insider-buying-clf-glf-stock/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:12:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538165 Insiders know when to buy, so why not buy at even lower prices? These three stocks are great ways to one-up insider buying.

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Insiders know when to buy, so why not buy at even lower prices? These three stocks are great ways to one-up insider buying.

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NYSE;GLF NYSE:X NYSE:CLF Stocks to Buy
3 Dividend Stocks Delivering Income for 50-Plus Years http://investorplace.com/2014/07/3-dividend-stocks-50-years/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/3-dividend-stocks-50-years/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:16:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537144 The worst thing that can happen to dividend stocks is a cut to the regular payout. But with these longstanding payers, you don't have to worry about that.

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The worst thing that can happen to dividend stocks is a cut to the regular payout. But with these longstanding payers, you don't have to worry about that.

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