Middleby’s Shareholders Have Lost Their Marbles

Middleby's shareholders voted down CEO Selim Bassoul's 2013 compensation package -- a bad move, considering he's one of the best-performing CEOs out there. More 

Don’t Fear a Big Chinese Buyout of American Blue Chips

A Chinese group's massive buyout of pork giant Smithfield Foods isn't necessarily a sign of trouble for America. More 

Russian Stocks: Cheap, and Staying That Way

Russian equities will continue to be dead weight as long as the economy is so closely tied with the eurozone mess and so leveraged to commodity prices. More 

10 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of 10 Oil and Gas stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a "D" ("sell") or "F" overall ("strong sell"). More 

7 Biggest M&A Deals of 2012

Another slow year for deals, but it ended with a bang: Fourth quarter was the hottest period since 3Q 2008. So, there's hope for better in 2013. More 

‘Command Capitalism’ Is an Oxymoron — Even in China

The Chinese are between a rock and a hard place right now. Bottom fishers should only cast their lines in the largest of Chinese ADRs. More 

Pipelines Prove Where The Real Action Is

The pipeline sector has been cooking up some pretty big deals lately -- and ones that could pay off big for investors down the road. More