InvestorPlace » Will Ashworth http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:15:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 3 Media Stocks Benefiting From Cable http://investorplace.com/2014/08/media-stocks-cable-amcx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/media-stocks-cable-amcx/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:08:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550546 Media stocks continue to benefit from cable networks taking a bigger piece of the media pie. Three in particular are doing well as a result.

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Media stocks continue to benefit from cable networks taking a bigger piece of the media pie. Three in particular are doing well as a result.

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NASDAQ:AMCX NASDAQ:DISCA NYSE:DIS NASDAQ:NFLX NASDAQ:LBTYA Stocks to Buy
Which International ETF Is Right for You? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/international-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/international-etfs/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:00:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549787 Choosing which international ETF that's right for you depends on your objectives. Here are five good ones to help you make your decision.

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Choosing which international ETF that's right for you depends on your objectives. Here are five good ones to help you make your decision.

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5 Companies Where Happy Employees Make for Wonderful Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/08/happy-employees-goog-qcom/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/happy-employees-goog-qcom/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:22:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548956 New evidence suggests happy employees translate into better stock returns. These five stocks lend credence to that argument.

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New evidence suggests happy employees translate into better stock returns. These five stocks lend credence to that argument.

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NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:GOOGL NYSE:CPT NASDAQ:NTAP NASDAQ:QCOM NYSE:NS NYSEARCA:SPY Stocks to Buy
3 Blue-Chip Stocks Slimming Down http://investorplace.com/2014/08/blue-chip-stocks-pg/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/blue-chip-stocks-pg/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:33:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548573 A trio of blue-chip stocks including Procter & Gamble are slimming down and narrowing their focus. Find out which is the best.

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A trio of blue-chip stocks including Procter & Gamble are slimming down and narrowing their focus. Find out which is the best.

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NYSE:PG OTCMKTS:NSRGY NYSE:UL OTCMKTS:LRLCY Stocks to Buy
3 Ag Stocks for the Contrarian Investor http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ag-stocks-deere-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ag-stocks-deere-stock/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:41:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549360 Ag stocks are taking it on the chin, with Deere revising earnings downward as headwinds continue. Contrarians might want to bet on this trio.

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Ag stocks are taking it on the chin, with Deere revising earnings downward as headwinds continue. Contrarians might want to bet on this trio.

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The 2 Biggest Lies of Buybacks http://investorplace.com/2014/08/two-lies-buybacks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/two-lies-buybacks/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:55:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547209 S&P 500 companies have spent $211 billion in 2014 buying back stock. But here's why buybacks aren't always as good as they seem.

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S&P 500 companies have spent $211 billion in 2014 buying back stock. But here's why buybacks aren't always as good as they seem.

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Multi-Level Marketing Stocks Get Hit Hard http://investorplace.com/2014/08/mlm-stocks-ackman-china/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/mlm-stocks-ackman-china/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:00:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546359 MLM stocks are taking it on the chin, and Bill Ackman has something to do with it. Here's a closer look at the problems weighing them down.

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MLM stocks are taking it on the chin, and Bill Ackman has something to do with it. Here's a closer look at the problems weighing them down.

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Chip Wilson Sheds Lululemon Stock: Good News or Bad? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/lululemon-lulu-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/lululemon-lulu-stock/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:25:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548115 Find out why Chip Wilson agreeing to sell half his 28% interest in Lululemon stock is both good and bad news.

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Find out why Chip Wilson agreeing to sell half his 28% interest in Lululemon stock is both good and bad news.

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NASDAQ:LULU Stocks to Buy
Will XLY, Consumer Stocks Bounce Back? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/consumer-discretionary-stocks-will-xly-recover/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/consumer-discretionary-stocks-will-xly-recover/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:56:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547629 Consumer discretionary stocks are performing woefully in 2014, but not to worry -- the XLY will recover. The trick is figuring out when.

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Consumer discretionary stocks are performing woefully in 2014, but not to worry -- the XLY will recover. The trick is figuring out when.

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Hotel Stocks Are Hitting Their Stride http://investorplace.com/2014/08/hotel-stocks-hitting-stride/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/hotel-stocks-hitting-stride/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:36:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545767 With earnings for hotel stocks in the rearview mirror, let's take a look at the industry and pick a winner -- Hyatt, Hilton, Host Hotels & Resorts, and Marriott.

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With earnings for hotel stocks in the rearview mirror, let's take a look at the industry and pick a winner -- Hyatt, Hilton, Host Hotels & Resorts, and Marriott.

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3 Potential Stock-Lifting M&A Deals We Could See by 2015 http://investorplace.com/2014/08/mergers-acquisitions-diageo/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/mergers-acquisitions-diageo/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:47:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545452 Food and drink companies have been busy with M&A so far in 2014. Odds are good that more will happen before 2015. Here are 3 to consider.

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Food and drink companies have been busy with M&A so far in 2014. Odds are good that more will happen before 2015. Here are 3 to consider.

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3 Letters, 3 Tickers, 3 Fantastic Stocks to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stocks-to-buy-ford/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stocks-to-buy-ford/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:00:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545048 A total of 23 stocks have a single-letter ticker symbol. Some of them are good investments; some are not. Here are my three stocks to buy.

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A total of 23 stocks have a single-letter ticker symbol. Some of them are good investments; some are not. Here are my three stocks to buy.

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NYSE:K NYSE:F NYSE:L NYSE:I NYSE:DO NYSE:GM Stocks to Buy
3 Cheaper Alternatives to High-Priced Momo Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/07/momentum-stocks-to-buy-alternatives/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/momentum-stocks-to-buy-alternatives/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:32:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543343 High-priced momo stocks are great until the party's over. Why not buy cheaper alternatives? Here are three better stocks to buy.

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High-priced momo stocks are great until the party's over. Why not buy cheaper alternatives? Here are three better stocks to buy.

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NASDAQ:LE NYSE:EPAM NYSE:TRN NYSE:VIPS NASDAQ:UBIC NYSE:GBX NYSE:CMG NASDAQ:JACK NYSE:RL Stocks to Buy
Amazon Earnings Dent AMZN Stock, but Can’t Stop the Machine http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amazon-amzn-earnings-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/amazon-amzn-earnings-stock/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:50:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543554 Amazon earnings weren't the best, and guidance was even worse. But here's why AMZN stock is still worth buying.

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Amazon earnings weren't the best, and guidance was even worse. But here's why AMZN stock is still worth buying.

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NASDAQ:AMZN Stocks to Buy
When Will Fund Managers Take AAPL Stock Back? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aapl-stock-fund-managers/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aapl-stock-fund-managers/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:26:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542759 Fund managers abandoned AAPL stock in recent years. Here's a look at how and when they'll return.

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Fund managers abandoned AAPL stock in recent years. Here's a look at how and when they'll return.

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NASDAQ:AAPL NYSE:C Stocks to Buy
5 Top Mutual Funds to Own From Janus Funds http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-top-mutual-funds-janus-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-top-mutual-funds-janus-funds/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:44:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=467976 Janus Funds provides something for every type of investor, but here's a look at what I think are the top mutual funds from this particular provider.

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Janus Funds provides something for every type of investor, but here's a look at what I think are the top mutual funds from this particular provider.

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Herbalife Stock Laughs Off Bill Ackman’s ‘Death Blow’ (HLF) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/bill-ackman-herbalife-hlf-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/bill-ackman-herbalife-hlf-stock/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:11:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542426 Bill Ackman mixed decent, damning research on Herbalife (HLF) with a piss-poor presentation that never had a chance. HLF stock is sitting pretty - for now.

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Bill Ackman mixed decent, damning research on Herbalife (HLF) with a piss-poor presentation that never had a chance. HLF stock is sitting pretty - for now.

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NYSE:HLF NYSE:POST Stocks to Sell
3 Great Stocks With Fresh Leadership http://investorplace.com/2014/07/3-great-stocks-new-ceos/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/3-great-stocks-new-ceos/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:10:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541623 Great stocks leave nothing to chance, and that's why you get talented new CEOs such as these three pros.

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Great stocks leave nothing to chance, and that's why you get talented new CEOs such as these three pros.

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NYSE:GM NASDAQ:MSFT OTCMKTS:BURBY NYSE:F NYSE:BA NASDAQ:AAPL Stocks to Buy
Why Carlos Slim’s Shorter Work Week Could Work http://investorplace.com/2014/07/carlos-slim-work-week/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/carlos-slim-work-week/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:59:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542002 Carlos Slim wants a shorter work week, claiming that it will make people more productive. It sounds crazy. Here's why it's not.

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Carlos Slim wants a shorter work week, claiming that it will make people more productive. It sounds crazy. Here's why it's not.

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Market Insight: Financial Articles
Why We Need More Female CEOs (and How to Make It Happen) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/female-ceos-quotas-answer/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/female-ceos-quotas-answer/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:30:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540544 Women still represent a tiny percentage of corporate America when it comes to CEOs and board members. That's a huge problem.

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Women still represent a tiny percentage of corporate America when it comes to CEOs and board members. That's a huge problem.

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NASDAQ:GOOG Market Insight: Financial Articles
5 IPOs That Are Down but Not Out http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/new-stocks-ipos-flopped/ http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/new-stocks-ipos-flopped/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:03:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_ipo_pb&p=541302 50 IPOs listing in 2014 are trading below their initial offering price. Some will rebound. Here are five that are down but not out.

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50 IPOs listing in 2014 are trading below their initial offering price. Some will rebound. Here are five that are down but not out.

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GE Earnings Preview: 3 Things to Watch For http://investorplace.com/2014/07/ge-stock-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/ge-stock-earnings/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:12:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540820 A lot is happening at General Electric heading into Q2 earnings. Here's what to look for to see if Jeff Immelt is pulling off the turnaround.

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A lot is happening at General Electric heading into Q2 earnings. Here's what to look for to see if Jeff Immelt is pulling off the turnaround.

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NYSE:GE OTCMKTS:ALSMY OTCMKTS:ESYJY OTCMKTS:SAFRY OTCMKTS:EADSY NYSEARCA:SPY Hot Stocks
3 Great Choices for the Next JCPenney CEO http://investorplace.com/2014/07/jcpenney-ceo-jcp-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/jcpenney-ceo-jcp-stock/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:45:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540163 JCPenney and Mindy Grossman almost tied the knot, but the search continues for the next person to become JCPenney CEO. Here are 3 choices.

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JCPenney and Mindy Grossman almost tied the knot, but the search continues for the next person to become JCPenney CEO. Here are 3 choices.

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Catch Lumber Liquidators’ Fall Off a Cliff http://investorplace.com/2014/07/lumber-liquidators-ll-stock-clif/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/lumber-liquidators-ll-stock-clif/#comments Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:45:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539676 Lumber Liquidators got a 22% haircut Thursday after revising its 2014 outlook. With the momentum gone, has LL stock become a value play?

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Lumber Liquidators got a 22% haircut Thursday after revising its 2014 outlook. With the momentum gone, has LL stock become a value play?

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RetailMeNot or Groupon: Is Either Worth Owning? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/retailmenot-groupon-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/retailmenot-groupon-stock/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:57:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539293 RetailMeNot got hit in May when Google altered the algorithm used to rank web pages. Is it worth buying after the hit?

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RetailMeNot got hit in May when Google altered the algorithm used to rank web pages. Is it worth buying after the hit?

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NASDAQ:SALE NASDAQ:GRPN NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:EBAY NASDAQ:IACI NASDAQ:ACAS Stocks to Sell
Apple Suppliers Prepare for Boost From New Products http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-stock-aapl-ecosystem/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/apple-stock-aapl-ecosystem/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:05:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538385 Apple unveils the iWatch and iPhone 6 in the fall. Which stocks are likely to benefit, or has the easy money already been made? Let's see.

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Apple unveils the iWatch and iPhone 6 in the fall. Which stocks are likely to benefit, or has the easy money already been made? Let's see.

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NASDAQ:AAPL OTCMKTS:HNHPF NYSEARCA:FTW NYSEARCA:EWT NASDAQ:OLED NASDAQ:INVN NYSE:TSM NYSE:LPL NASDAQ:BRCM NASDAQ:SWKS Stocks to Buy
CBRL or BOBE – Which Home-Cooked Stock Is Better? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/cbrl-bobe-stock-picks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/cbrl-bobe-stock-picks/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:09:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538923 Cracker Barrel (CBRL) and Bob Evans (BOBE) face tougher competition, and both have underperformed. One's a better buy, though. Here's why.

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Cracker Barrel (CBRL) and Bob Evans (BOBE) face tougher competition, and both have underperformed. One's a better buy, though. Here's why.

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NASDAQ:CBRL NASDAQ:BOBE Stocks to Buy
Revisiting the Global Sports Stocks Portfolio http://investorplace.com/2014/07/sports-stocks-nke-ua-lulu/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/sports-stocks-nke-ua-lulu/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:00:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536611 As we near the final World Cup matches, now is a great time to check up on the global sports stocks portfolio we created two years ago.

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As we near the final World Cup matches, now is a great time to check up on the global sports stocks portfolio we created two years ago.

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NYSE:NKE NYSE:UA OTCMKTS:ADDYY NYSE:DIS NYSE:CBS NASDAQ:LULU NYSE:DKS OTCMKTS:BLLAY NASDAQ:HIBB OTCMKTS:ANPDY NYSEARCA:SPY NYSEARCA:VEU Stocks to Buy
Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2035 Retirement http://investorplace.com/2014/07/vanguard-funds-to-buy-target-date-2035-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/vanguard-funds-to-buy-target-date-2035-retirement/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:33:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537913 Looking to retire in 20 years? You're likely in your prime earnings years. Here are the best Vanguard Funds for target date 2035.

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Looking to retire in 20 years? You're likely in your prime earnings years. Here are the best Vanguard Funds for target date 2035.

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MUTF:VMMXX MUTF:VGPMX MUTF:VIGRX MUTF:VTRIX MUTF:VEVFX MUTF:VSGBX MUTF:VTTHX Mutual Funds
Philip Morris vs. Altria – Only One Is a Shareholder-Friendly Spender http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tobacco-stocks-altria-philip-morris/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tobacco-stocks-altria-philip-morris/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:16:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537002 Tobacco stocks are no stranger to debt. But Altria at least knows how to use its debt responsibly. Philip Morris ... not so much.

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Tobacco stocks are no stranger to debt. But Altria at least knows how to use its debt responsibly. Philip Morris ... not so much.

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A Quick Look at 5 Stock Investment Apps http://investorplace.com/2014/07/stock-investment-apps-review/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/stock-investment-apps-review/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:30:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535614 Stock investment apps have become very popular among investors. These five apps will keep you in the loop.

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Stock investment apps have become very popular among investors. These five apps will keep you in the loop.

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PPG Steals Sherwin-Williams’ Thunder http://investorplace.com/2014/06/ppg-steals-sherwin-williams-thunder/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/ppg-steals-sherwin-williams-thunder/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:02:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536122 PPG buys Mexico's Comex for $2.3 billion. After succeeding where Sherwin-Williams couldn't, is PPG the better stock?

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PPG buys Mexico's Comex for $2.3 billion. After succeeding where Sherwin-Williams couldn't, is PPG the better stock?

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5 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2030 Retirement http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-vanguard-funds-buy-target-date-2030/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-vanguard-funds-buy-target-date-2030/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:45:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535178 You're going to need some added oomph if you've got roughly 15-20 years before retirement. Here's a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for target date 2030.

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You're going to need some added oomph if you've got roughly 15-20 years before retirement. Here's a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for target date 2030.

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Financials: 3 Disruptors I’d Like to See Go Public http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/financials-ipo-motif-investing-zuora/ http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/financials-ipo-motif-investing-zuora/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:20:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_ipo_pb&p=534590 CNBC's second annual list of 50 Disruptors is out, and 15 financials made the cut. Here are three that are ripe to go public.

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CNBC's second annual list of 50 Disruptors is out, and 15 financials made the cut. Here are three that are ripe to go public.

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Top 10 Best Investments of the 20th Century http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-investments-of-20th-century/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-investments-of-20th-century/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:00:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534660 The 20th century produced a number of spectacular investments. Here are the top 10 best investments of the 1900s.

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The 20th century produced a number of spectacular investments. Here are the top 10 best investments of the 1900s.

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Vanguard Dividend Funds to Buy for Retirement Investment http://investorplace.com/2014/06/buy-vanguard-dividend-funds-dividend-for-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/buy-vanguard-dividend-funds-dividend-for-retirement/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:20:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532885 Whether your retirement investing plans involve the next 20 years or the next 60, these three Vanguard dividend funds can take care of you.

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Whether your retirement investing plans involve the next 20 years or the next 60, these three Vanguard dividend funds can take care of you.

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Should I Buy TSLA Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons http://investorplace.com/2014/06/buy-tsla-stock-3-pros-3-cons/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/buy-tsla-stock-3-pros-3-cons/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:48:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=533829 We take a look at a few pros and cons of Tesla Motors to see whether TSLA stock is a buy, sell or hold right now.

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We take a look at a few pros and cons of Tesla Motors to see whether TSLA stock is a buy, sell or hold right now.

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5 Reasons to Believe in Tobacco Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/06/tobacco-stocks-dividend-yield/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/tobacco-stocks-dividend-yield/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:00:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=533286 Tobacco stocks having a good year, spurred on by potential growth in e-cigs market. Here are 5 reasons they're poised for a comeback.

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Tobacco stocks having a good year, spurred on by potential growth in e-cigs market. Here are 5 reasons they're poised for a comeback.

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5 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2025 http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-vanguard-funds-target-date-2025/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-vanguard-funds-target-date-2025/#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:30:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532432 If retirement isn't too far away, take a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for investors with a target date at or around 2025.

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If retirement isn't too far away, take a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for investors with a target date at or around 2025.

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Lands’ End Soars Without SHLD http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lands-end-carries-without-shld/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lands-end-carries-without-shld/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:18:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532082 Lands' End, spun off from SHLD two months ago, has a much brighter future on its own. Here's why you should like LE stock.

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Lands' End, spun off from SHLD two months ago, has a much brighter future on its own. Here's why you should like LE stock.

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Uber Legal Fight Gets Contentious http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/uber-legal-strategy/ http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/uber-legal-strategy/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:53:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_ipo_pb&p=531696 Uber isn't afraid to throw money at the lawyers to keep its business growing -- but will it amount to anything in the long term?

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Uber isn't afraid to throw money at the lawyers to keep its business growing -- but will it amount to anything in the long term?

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3 Battered Stocks to Buy for the Rebound http://investorplace.com/2014/06/stocks-to-buy-bbby-ipcm/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/stocks-to-buy-bbby-ipcm/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:12:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530943 There are 52 stocks sitting within 5% of their 52-week low right now. Here are three that seem poised to rebound.

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There are 52 stocks sitting within 5% of their 52-week low right now. Here are three that seem poised to rebound.

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Lululemon Stock – Catch This Falling Knife (LULU) http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lululemon-stock-lulu-tailspin/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lululemon-stock-lulu-tailspin/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:29:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530703 Lululemon stock was punished severely Thursday following poor guidance, but dip-buyers should rejoice. LULU is an attractive opportunity.

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Lululemon stock was punished severely Thursday following poor guidance, but dip-buyers should rejoice. LULU is an attractive opportunity.

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The 4 Best Female CEOs to Bet On http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-female-ceos/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-female-ceos/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:10:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529045 Only 49 women run Fortune 1000 companies. Eventually this disparity will end. Until then, here are the 3 best female CEOs to bet on.

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Only 49 women run Fortune 1000 companies. Eventually this disparity will end. Until then, here are the 3 best female CEOs to bet on.

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Carl Icahn Invades Family Dollar Stores http://investorplace.com/2014/06/carl-icahn-family-dollar/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/carl-icahn-family-dollar/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:56:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529261 Carl Icahn is on the prowl. Family Dollar Stores are going through a rough patch. What exactly is the activist investor up to? Here's an explanation.

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Carl Icahn is on the prowl. Family Dollar Stores are going through a rough patch. What exactly is the activist investor up to? Here's an explanation.

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Share Repurchases: The Scary, Unintended Consequences http://investorplace.com/2014/06/share-repurchases-unintended-consequences/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/share-repurchases-unintended-consequences/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:05:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528758 Share repurchases are hitting record levels, but this reckless capital allocation has unintended consequences. Here are three scary examples.

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Share repurchases are hitting record levels, but this reckless capital allocation has unintended consequences. Here are three scary examples.

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Hertz: What Accounting Issues Mean for Shareholders http://investorplace.com/2014/06/accounting-issues-hertz-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/accounting-issues-hertz-stock/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:29:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528364 Accounting issues hit Hertz, sending HTZ stock downward as a result of the uncertainty. How can shareholders learn from this? Here are a few lessons.

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Accounting issues hit Hertz, sending HTZ stock downward as a result of the uncertainty. How can shareholders learn from this? Here are a few lessons.

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3 Actively Managed ETFs Worth Your Money http://investorplace.com/2014/06/3-actively-managed-etfs-syld-gvt-mint/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/3-actively-managed-etfs-syld-gvt-mint/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:23:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=526785 Actively managed ETFs are a relatively niche product and go against the growing trend of passive, index-based fund investing. Still, a few managers are worth their salt.

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Actively managed ETFs are a relatively niche product and go against the growing trend of passive, index-based fund investing. Still, a few managers are worth their salt.

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5 Oppenheimer Mutual Funds to Power Your Portfolio http://investorplace.com/2014/06/oppenheimer-funds-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/oppenheimer-funds-mutual-funds/#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:00:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=523836 After combing through the product offerings of Oppenheimer Funds, we've come up with a solid list of 5 mutual funds to own.

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After combing through the product offerings of Oppenheimer Funds, we've come up with a solid list of 5 mutual funds to own.

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3 Potential Buyouts in an M&A-Happy Market http://investorplace.com/2014/06/3-buyouts-mergers-acquisitions/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/3-buyouts-mergers-acquisitions/#comments Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:33:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=526521 Buyouts continue in record numbers as the mergers and acquisition market remains very hot. What deals will happen in 2014? Here are three potential ideas.

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Buyouts continue in record numbers as the mergers and acquisition market remains very hot. What deals will happen in 2014? Here are three potential ideas.

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