Tim Melvin
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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 

2 Stocks With Bullish Insider Buying

Apr. 1, 2014, 12:02 pm EDT – Broadly speaking, insiders have been selling their shares as the market moves sideways. So when you see insider buying, it pays to take notice. More 

Bank Stocks Are About to Get Much More Attractive

Mar. 26, 2014, 8:50 am EDT – Good results from recent stress tests should allow big players to increase dividends and boost share-buyback programs. More 

3 ‘Double Whammy’ Tech Stocks to Sell

Mar. 21, 2014, 12:52 pm EDT – This group of stocks to sell features companies that are seeing clusters of insider selling, which could be a sign of further trouble More