Tim Melvin
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Brokerage Stocks Are Too Rich to Buy

May. 15, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Retail investors are beginning to pile back into the market. What does that mean for brokerage firms like TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab? More 

Buy This Semiconductor Stock to Power Your Portfolio

May. 9, 2014, 11:15 am EDT – Semiconductor stocks are a bit of a mixed bag right now, but there's only one semiconductor stock you need to own. More 

2 Slow, Steady Stocks to Buy for Long-Term Profits

May. 8, 2014, 4:00 pm EDT – Most traders are so focused on short-term results, they miss great opportunities for long-term profits. But would you rather have slow profits or quick losses? More 

Consumer Staples Aren’t So Stable

Apr. 30, 2014, 2:31 pm EDT – As the market grows more volatile, pundits have been extolling the virtues of consumer staples. But a closer look at the sector shows sky-high valuations. More 

Looking for Yield? Buy This Bargain Income Stock

Apr. 30, 2014, 11:16 am EDT – Traditional income sources continue to be hampered by low yields in the bond markets. But these bargain stocks offer high yield and price appreciation. More 

Stocks to Buy: 2 Miners Too Cheap to Pass Up

Apr. 28, 2014, 1:50 pm EDT – Gold and silver miners have been beaten down, lately, but that means mining stocks are sitting at attractively cheap valuations. More 

Healthcare Stocks Are Tempting, But Don’t Buy Just Yet

Apr. 10, 2014, 9:06 am EDT – Healthcare stocks have dipped lower for the past month, which might seem like a buying opportunity. But long-term investors should wait for a better bargain. More 

Think Big Tech Stocks Are Safe? Think Again

Apr. 9, 2014, 12:04 pm EDT – Big tech stocks are often heralded as safe havens for market downturns. But stocks like MSFT and INTC aren't as safe as you may think. More 

Buy These 3 Energy Stocks and Ride the Rise in Prices

Apr. 7, 2014, 12:28 pm EDT – Oil and natural gas prices are sitting very low, so start buying now. As prices for those resources rise, so will the energy stocks that produce them. More 

Buyer Beware – Utility Stocks Are a Bad Play Right Now

Apr. 2, 2014, 1:57 pm EDT – I've made lots of shrewd buys in the utility stocks space, but I'm not holding a single one right now. Wait for valuations to fall back to earth before dipping a toe in. More