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  • Biotechnology Stocks To Keep on the Radar @ Investopedia - 21 minutes ago

    Health care is showing a resurgance, lead by biotechnology. Here are the opportunites to watch.

  • Let's answer the last question first This picture pits the most actively-traded, widely-held ETFs against one another on the basis of the two investment dimensions that matter most, prospective reward, ...

  • Prepare For Divergent Markets @ Seeking Alpha - 1 hour 56 minutes ago

    By Richard Golod Overweight the U.S. - With the economy continuing to improve and monetary policy less accommodative, we may have reached the point where liquidity no longer trumps fundamentals and momentum ...

  • Are These 3 Companies Doomed? @ Motley Fool - 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    Are the doomsday predictions about J.C. Penney, Best Buy and Barnes & Noble wrong?

  • Looking At The Momentum Crash Through A Technology Sector Lens @ Seeking Alpha - 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    In what we have taken to calling the Icarus market, former high-flyers crashed and burned. As the broader market recovers, this group has still not risen from their ash-heaps. The fire in high-flyers burned ...

  • Is The Global Growth Story In Jeopardy? @ Seeking Alpha - 4 hours ago

    The short answer is no. While risks are higher and should, in my view, be reflected in portfolios, I view the fundamental investing backdrop as favorable. This drives my view that investors should consider ...

  • Is this meaningful or just another movement?

  • Why Shares of Woodward Inc. Jumped Today @ Motley Fool - 5 hours ago

    Is this meaningful or just another movement?

  • Using the principles of Fama-French, Swensen, and Novy-Marx, the following portfolio places an emphasis on value or low price/book securities, small-cap size, global diversification, and a risk reduction ...

  • Options help investors hedge stocks, and retain their profits when questions arise about prices. And so it is a neat coincidence that Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (POT), one of the world's largest potash producers, is attracting the financial equivalent of potash ahead of Thursday's earnings: puts. The trading volume …

  • Here's Why ZixCorp Shares Sank @ Motley Fool - 7 hours ago

    ZixCorp reported modest growth in the first quarter but still troubles investors with its outlook. Find out whether this dip is a buying opportunity or a reason to avoid this stock altogether.

  • The good news: The stock price is starting to look attractive again.

  • Hanmi Financial Corp. ( HAFC ) is a $700 million regional bank that has very little to not like about it. The books are clean, it is well capitalized, making money and a merger is on the way. But, the ...

  • 5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying @ TheStreet.com - 8 hours ago

    Insiders at these companies have been scooping up shares of their own stock lately.

  • In my last article, I suggested that dividend income investors consider adding Annaly Capital ( NLY ) as a dividend opportunity stock, for more income. You can review the overview right here .

  • The Blue Chip Way to Emerging Markets ETF Trends - 9 hours ago

    As the emerging markets investment theme has grown in prominence, some investors have pondered using more familiar, developed market companies as a way of accessing developing world growth. The new EGShares ...

  • Trade-Ideas LLC identified SodaStream International (SODA) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

  • 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: MFA, PDM, EPB @ TheStreet.com - 9 hours ago

    These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

  • The new MyRA is a helpful, if limited, tool for low- to middle-income households looking to start retirement planning. However, we explore another way to think about the plan -- as an alternative type ...

  • AT&T: A Much-Needed Pullback @ Seeking Alpha - 10 hours ago

    AT&T ( T ) reported Q1 earnings last evening, and you can find all the details here on Seeking Alpha. To provide a short summary, revenues were in line and EPS beat by a cent. But the stock is off close ...

  • Trade-Ideas LLC identified SUPERVALU (SVU) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

  • Trade-Ideas LLC identified Illumina (ILMN) as a momo momentum candidate

  • Getting Bearish On Kodiak Oil & Gas @ Seeking Alpha - 12 hours ago

    Kodiak Oil & Gas ( KOG ) is an independent energy company focused on the exploration, exploitation, acquisition and production of crude oil and natural gas in the United States. On February 27, 2014, the ...

  • The prevailing wisdom in the market today is that stocks, collectively, are expensive and that a "sizeable correction," however one wants to define one, is needed and/or forthcoming. While I ...

  • Telecommunication companies have been staging a strong comeback lately and many income3oriented investors surely know about the attractiveness of the telco sector for recurring income: Relatively inelastic ...

  • 3 Dividend ETFs That Belong In Every Portfolio @ Seeking Alpha - 14 hours ago

    In 2013, hot names like Tesla ( TSLA ) and Netflix ( NFLX ) were all the rage but in the last few months that's all changed. Rapid growth businesses are falling out of favor (Tesla is down roughly 20% ...

  • Is This The Best Time To Buy Zynga? @ Seeking Alpha - 16 hours ago

    The capital markets sometimes behave strangely and allow the savvy investors to make substantial gains. Recently, the IPO of Candy Crush developer, King Digital ( KING ), caused the other companies in ...

  • Chasing Strength Vs. Buying Weakness @ Seeking Alpha - 17 hours ago

    The price action of the market in April has been a perfect example of the risk to reward of buying on weakness rather than chasing strength. In the beginning of the month, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF ( SPY ) ...

  • Investors Can Learn Crucial Lessons From The Two Sides Of Every Trade Business Insider - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 7:02 PM EDT

    FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business...

  • 3 Reasons Why Saving Money Matters @ Motley Fool - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 6:33 PM EDT

    You have to save money for it to compound, savings gives you flexibility, and the more you save, the less you need to save.

  • Bank of America ( BAC ) was one of the best performers in the banking sector during the last year when the stock gained about 30% - Year-to-date, the stock is up over 3%. However, despite the impressive ...

  • Israel - Under The Radar @ Seeking Alpha - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 4:48 PM EDT

    How Israel has ranked at #2 Accuvest Global Advisors, a California based RIA and sub-advisor of the AdvisorShares Accuvest Global Opportunities ETF ( ACCU ) and the AdvisorShares Accuvest Global Long Short ...

  • A key guide to asset classes: Where can you invest your money? Market Realist - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 3:31 PM EDT

    In this series, we explain what asset classes are, how each one is affected by economic conditions, how funds have moved between asset classes over the past week and month, and the future outlook.

  • Why Shares of Rent-A-Center, Inc. Popped @ Motley Fool - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 3:14 PM EDT

    Is this meaningful or just another movement?

  • The Pathway To Alpha Is With Diversified Beta @ Seeking Alpha - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 3:05 PM EDT

    Building an alpha-generating portfolio requires both depth and breadth. Of the two, breath is the real driver of alpha. Depth is achieved by using ETFs as opposed to a single issue of stock. Investing ...

  • [$$] Cash In on Earnings With This Trading Menu @ Barrons.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 2:23 PM EDT

    The chance to make big profits on short-term moves is one of Mr. Market's most powerful pheromones. It's a key reason why earnings season often turns the most conservative investors into aggressive traders. Jim Strugger, MKM Partners' derivatives strategist, created such a list for us, and the trading menu is presented …

  • How To Manage Your Dividend Portfolio @ Seeking Alpha - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 2:14 PM EDT

    The hardest part about investing is sitting down, and not doing anything. Just monitoring your portfolio even when its quoted value drops by 50% in a given year, is something that only a very small number ...

  • 2 Stocks With Huge Insider Buying StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 2:00 PM EDT

    Choosing the right stocks to invest in can be a difficult proposition for even the most sophisticated investor. Today's market participants are faced with an

  • Why Valero Energy Corporation Shares Slipped Today @ Motley Fool - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 1:44 PM EDT

    Does this analyst make a good case or from is it just more noise Wall Street?

  • 3 Big Tech Stocks Getting Big Attention @ TheStreet.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 1:41 PM EDT

    Here's a look at how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market today.

  • 3 Reasons I'm Buying LinkedIn Corp Stock Now for My Roth IRA @ Motley Fool - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 12:32 PM EDT

    One Fool's retirement portfolio is going back to LinkedIn for the fourth time.

  • Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Rambus (RMBS) @ TheStreet.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:24 AM EDT

    Trade-Ideas LLC identified Rambus (RMBS) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

  • 5 Dividend Investing Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making @ Motley Fool - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:21 AM EDT

    Do you make these five dividend investing mistakes?

  • What Retirement Savers Should Know About Target-Date Funds @ The Wall Street Journal - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:20 AM EDT

    The Experts weigh in on the key points to keep in mind about these popular funds.

  • Watch Out: Barbarians At The Gate For Dillards (DDS) @ TheStreet.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:14 AM EDT

    Trade-Ideas LLC identified Dillards (DDS) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

  • A Novel Idea: Sell U.S. Stocks Into Strength @ Seeking Alpha - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:06 AM EDT

    The pull-back in cyclical stocks since mid-March is giving rise to another strong bounce back. Since Q4 2011, the average peak-to-trough pull-back on the Dow has been roughly -6%, with no correction exceeding ...

  • Why Not Consider This 12% Yielder As An Alternative To REITs And MLPs? @ Seeking Alpha - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

    Prospect Capital (NASDAQ: PSEC ) might just be an alternative for income hungry investors who usually go bargain hunting in the Master Limited Partnership or Real Estate Investment Trust space. Prospect ...

  • Don't Fret About Those 'Flash Boys,' Cautious Investors US News - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:41 AM EDT

    At the onset, I want to applaud the efforts of Michael Lewis, author of "Flash Boys," a recently published book on high-frequency trading, and Brad Katsuyama, president and CEO of the IEX exchange, as well as the institutions and regulators working to expose problems with trading in our country. They select funds, both …

  • Affordable Growth Stocks For The Careful Investor @ Forbes - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:35 AM EDT

    As the selloff in momentum stocks comes to a close and this relatively minor pullback stabilizes, new opportunities are on the horizon for investors to delve into previously overheated, but now reasonable growth areas.

  • Perrigo Company (PRGO) Showing Signs Of Being A Momo Momentum Stock @ TheStreet.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:48 AM EDT

    Trade-Ideas LLC identified Perrigo Company (PRGO) as a momo momentum candidate

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