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Michael Murphy
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Editor of New World Investor

For the last 25+ years, Michael Murphy has been an independent technology investment adviser, bringing professional research to individual investors. Through New World Investor, he shares his unique analysis of the MegaShifts -- new technology trends and breakthroughs often still flying under the radar and the companies best positioned to reap the potentially staggering rewards.

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Recent Articles

2 Cancer Stocks to Approach With Caution

Jun. 21, 2011, 12:22 pm EDT – These companies are leading the pack in a new treatment for cancer, but investors should be wary. More 

Biotech Stock Zalicus Soaring in 2011

May. 23, 2011, 9:21 am EDT – ZLCS stock is up over 40% in 2011 even after some profit-taking, and Michael Murphy expects the biotech to build on its run in the months ahead. More 

Cancer Drug Should Take Dendreon to $360

May. 3, 2011, 4:00 am EDT – Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ: DNDN) revolutionary cancer vaccine Provenge should make this biotech stock a huge winner. More 

Zalicus Proves It’s the Best ’11 Stock

Mar. 10, 2011, 8:06 am EDT – Michael Murphy picked leading biotech stock Zalicus as his single best stock to buy in 2011. With +36% gains since Jan. 1, he was right. More 

Best Biotech Stock for 2011 – Zalicus (ZLCS)

Dec. 27, 2010, 2:45 pm EDT – Zalicus (NASDAQ:ZLCS) is Michael Murphy's favorite biotech stock picks for 2011. More 

Oracle’s REAL Buyout Targets

Sep. 24, 2010, 4:36 pm EDT – As Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) held its annual meeting this week, CEO Larry Ellison said: “You’re going to see us buying chip companies.” He added that now that Oracle is in the hardware business through its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, he wants to follow the model of his friend and Apple CEO Steve Jobs to own more of the intellectual property in the computer chips Oracle will be using. More 

Housing Market Short Sales Are Your Best Investment Option Now

Aug. 17, 2010, 9:35 am EDT – The recession is “officially” over according to GDP figures. Stocks are up +50% from the March 2009 bottom. Gold and silver are up dramatically, too. So what’s the only remaining asset class that’s still cheap? More 

Business Development Companies Offer Big Dividend Opportunities

Aug. 16, 2010, 2:24 pm EDT – Business development companies or BDC are registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, like mutual funds. But instead of investing in public securities, they generally invest in private companies. More 

Apple Supplier Skyworks a Great Buy

Aug. 6, 2010, 12:20 pm EDT – Sales to Apple were a big driver of the excellent quarterly results [Skyworks reported last month], and will continue to create strong revenue growth this year. Apple obviously is very happy with SWKS as a supplier, and Skyworks also supplies all the leading smart phone manufacturers. More 

Trading Strategies – Why Barbell Investing is the New Normal

Jul. 26, 2010, 6:12 pm EDT – If using pyramid advice to manage your portfolio going forward can’t get you to where you want to be, why do it? More