Solar Stocks Flare — Tuesday’s IP Market Recap

First Solar's 2013 guidance sent FSLR and the rest of the sector skyward Tuesday, and big gains by tech giants Microsoft and Intel propped up the Dow. More 

10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (PBR) edged its way into the top 5 for options volume on the CBOE. More 

3 Days, 3 New Highs — Thursday’s IP Market Recap

The Dow Jones set its third high-water mark in as many days as falling initial jobless claims helped prop up stock markets yet again. More 

3 Ways to Play Housing — Without Betting on Homebuilders

Homebuilders are overcrowded and overbought. You can do better now with companies from these related but overlooked sectors instead. More 

Housing Booms, Tech Breaks — Wednesday’s IP Market Recap

A four-year best in housing starts sent homebuilders upward and onward Wednesday, but the tech sector was slammed after poor reports from IBM and Intel. More 

6 Bank and Mortgage Finance Stocks to Foreclose

Mortgage finance companies and thrifts, which specialize in mortgages and savings, have been on the losing end of the stock market in 2011. More 

7 Financial Stocks Mauled By the Mortgage Meltdown

It's quite obvious that the mortgage crisis has been hard on banks. Particularly troubled are the mortgage finance companies and “thrifts” such as AF and FNFG. More