5 Stocks With a Green Light From Analysts

We are in a lull between earnings seasons, but that doesn't mean analysts aren't busy with upgrades and downgrades; here are 5 stocks to buy and 5 to sell More 

Trade of the Day: Capital One Financial (COF)

Buy the bargain, or bet on the bounce: the recent selloff in this stock has opened an opportunity for value investors and option traders alike. More 

Capital One to Sell Best Buy Card Biz

Capital One is selling the $7 billion in Best Buy branded credit cards it manages to Citigroup for an undisclosed amount. More 

American Express Is Going Slumming

American Express' travel division layoffs are the latest reason to worry that the high-end credit-card company is losing its way in a changing market. More 

Lesson Learned: Wait Before Lighting That Victory Cigar

A last-minute surprise ending to a 2012 stock-picking contest was a frustrating reminder of three important investing lessons. More 

10 Best Stocks for 2012: The Results Are In

Our contest to pick the best stock of 2012 went right down to the wire. Find out which of our experts' picks fared best -- and worst. More 

Forget Earnings — For DFS, It’s All About the Fiscal Cliff

All things being equal, quarterly numbers don't tend to move Discover much. Here's what DFS investors should consider instead. More