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4 Dividend Champions Across the Pond

If you’re a do-it-yourself stock picker, you can shoot for even bigger profits with individual NYSE-listed British companies. Read Article

3 Utilities Stocks to Buy for Hot Dividends

3 stocks in the utilities sector -- PCG, ITC and GAS -- have jumped out at me in my latest research. Read Article

Shake Shack Burger Chain Raises IPO Terms

Shake Shack, a fast causal burger joint, has announced updated plans for its initial public offering, which will go live later this week. Read Article

Amazon Japan Cooperating With Child Porn Investigation

Amazon's Japan division is cooperating with police in a child porn investigation that saw its Tokyo headquarters searched. Read Article

10 Blue-Chip Stocks on Slippery Slopes

Lately, analysts have been taking a more pessimistic stance on several S&P 500 companies -- this has dragged down the consensus estimate for the index in the current quarter. Read Article

Here Are Signs of Recovery for Oil Prices

The market is slowly becoming a two-way street instead of a one-way chute into the abyss. This is how disastrous market declines eventually end. Read Article

These 2 Charts Should Give Any Investor Pause

The stark contrast between small caps and utilities is a warning to all but the most aggressive traders. Read Article

Oil (Yes, Oil!) Tops 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Volatility, selling, a rising U.S. dollar and especially those plunging oil prices have dominated the market landscape since the beginning of the year. Now, however, we are flying headlong into earnings season, and that means we also are likely to see a bevy of big dividend stocks increasing shareholder payouts. This week, there were six high-profile dividend stocks moving to make shareholders happier, and one of the biggest came from the battered oil sector. Read Article

3 Best Stocks to Buy, 3 Stocks to Sell for Low Oil Prices

The stock market has had mixed reactions to falling oil prices. But these six stocks react quite predictably when oil makes big moves. Read Article

4 Municipal Bond ETFs to Buy Today

Facing higher taxes? Then you need a dose of municipal bonds. Here are four muni bond ETFs to buy today. Read Article

5 Biotech Stocks With Explosive Drug Pipelines

For many biotech stocks, drug pipelines -- not trailing results -- determine their actual value. That's good news for investors in these 5 biotechs. Read Article

New Year’s Day 2015: Are Banks Open Today

Are banks open today, January 1? Banks aren't open an January 1 and several other office and buildings will also be closed for the holiday. Read Article

10 Best Dow Stocks of 2014

The 10 best Dow stocks of 2014 all had outstanding showings, with some very big total returns in the some of the biggest technology companies on the planet. Insurers, a home improvement retailer, an entertainment giant, an apparel maker, an industrial products maker, and a credit card issuer made our list. Read Article

3 High-Yield Upstream MLPs to Buy for Oil’s Rebound

Upstream MLPs have been crushed by falling oil prices, but these three will recover just fine. Buy them while they're bargains. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Garmin (GRMN)

If Garmin has fallen off your radar, it's time to take a second look, at least for the short-term. Read Article

10 Big Caps for Big Gains in 2015

Profit Scanner has found bullish technical pattern on 10 stocks' charts showing that these companies could be the some of the best stocks for 2015. Read Article

3 Dividends You Can Bank On

In a world of skimpy yields on both stocks and bonds, some of these Australian and British banks are paying well above 5% and not withholding taxes. Read Article

3 MLP ETFs in the Midst of Volatile Energy

This alternative asset class is certainly one to watch through the remainder of the year and into 2015 as the situation in energy prices continues to shake out. Read Article

10 Dividend Stocks You’ll Give Your Kids One Day

Companies that have been around for a century or more with a long history of consecutive payouts are dividend stocks you can depend on. Read Article

Trade of the Day: FXCM Inc. (FXCM)

I like that the bulk of FXCM's business is now institutional in orientation. Read Article