This ETF Scores by Getting Forensic

FLAG holds the top 400 of the S&P 500 based on earnings quality. It looks for, well, red flags about earnings in order of importance, and dumps the bottom 100. Brilliant! More 

Is Trouble Brewing for the Refiners?

A global refinery-building binge in key emerging markets could undermine some of the recent bullishness in U.S. refiners. More 

3 Steps Toward Retirement for 2013

With tax rates finally set, it's time to regroup and move ahead again with your planning. Here are three good place to get started now. More 

9 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

Nine Oil and Gas stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an "A" ("strong buy") or "B" overall ("buy"). More 

10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Business as usual for individual traders...but Campbell's Soup (CPB) and other unexpected names saw big volume on the market maker side. More 

Abbott Labs Worth Less Than Its Spinoff

Abbott Laboratories' spun-off drug business, AbbVie, is being valued at just more than $55 billion -- a few billion dollars more than ABT. More 

Murphy Oil’s Split Should Cheer Investors

Spinning off its downstream gasoline marketing operations into a separate company should boost shareholder value, as other such oil company splits have done. More