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  • It's been a great year for any lawyer or banker working in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The sheer volume of deals taking place this year has been stunning. Consider just one

  • Few sectors have been hit as hard this year as agriculture. Record-high crop production and a strong dollar are driving grain prices to multi-year lows. Since April,

  • Simple Economics Say: Buy This Commodity Now StreetAuthority Network - 6 hours ago

    Growing up I swore to myself that I never wanted to be a rancher or farmer -- moving irrigation pipe, caring for cattle, bucking bales of hay -- needless to say the work was strenuous. But

  • Corporate America has been deploying some interesting financial "tricks" lately as they look to pad their bottom line in this sluggish economy. Last month in StreetAuthority Daily

  • The market has yet to start talking much about the effect of the Republicans winning a majority in the Senate next month in the midterm elections. While the longer-term effect on stocks based on

  • 3 Stocks Thriving In A Delicate Market StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 22, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    One smart way to screen for stocks is to find the ones that are still going up when most other stocks are going down. These are stocks with investors who have strong conviction about the

  • This Stock Is Up Over 437%... But It's Run Isn't Over Yet StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 22, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    As the market has so rudely demonstrated recently, it can put the screws to investors at a moment's notice. But that hasn't stopped some big-name stocks from rocketing to new heights. One

  • Buy These Solar Stocks Before They Snap Back StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 22, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    Sometimes the market hands you a gift. And it would be foolish not to take it. Thanks to general market weakness, along with instability in the energy sector, the leading solar stocks have

  • 3 Indicators Predict a Sell-off That Could Make Traders 87% StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 22, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    The small-cap Russell 2000 is officially in a correction, falling as much as 12% from its September high. Even after this big drop, my analysis uncovered three major indicators that point to

  • This Hated Stock Looks Poised For A Rebound StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 21, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    It's not often you come across a stock that can make more money if consumers cut back their spending. In times when the market feels treacherous, investors' favorite stocks

  • Invest Alongside This Premier Management Team StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 21, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    At this point, they're especially wary of small-cap stocks, which long outperformed, but have recently been among the fastest-plunging asset classes. The following two tables show DFSTX's top five holdings and sector allocations.

  • Profit From The Shift To 'Connected Cars' With This Value Stock StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 21, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    Growing up in the 1970’s, I learned a lot from my dad about stereo systems. He's an engineer (and self-professed audiophile), and he spent hours explaining the virtues of various system designs.

  • A Simple Way To Earn Thousands By 'Renting Out' Your Portfolio StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 21, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    "Residential housing is a tough business." These were the words told to me by two extremely wealthy real estate moguls from New York... right after I bought my first rental property.

  • The Technical Indicator That Uncovers A Stock's True Strength StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 21, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    What's the first rule of successful real estate investing? Of course, you just said to yourself, "location, location, location." Well, when it comes successful equity trading, the first rule ...

  • Where I'm Looking For Value In The Oil Sector StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 20, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    The rapid meltdown in oil prices appears to have caught almost everyone off guard. When I looked at the crude oil market

  • In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 20, 2014 2:00 PM EDT

    All major U.S. stock indices finished in the red again last week except for the Russell 2000, which gained 2.8%, reversing the pattern that we have seen for most of this year where small-cap

  • 3 Defensive Moves To Protect Your Bull Market Profits StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 20, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    I could tell you that October trading has been rocky, but then I’d just be preaching to the choir.    While I’m not ready to declare that the sky is falling, I think the smell of fear among

  • This Little-Known Region Could Soon Be The World's #1 Offshore Oil Field StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 20, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    It's incredible how quickly things can change in the energy sector. ​ Just 10 years ago fracking was

  • Ebola Panic Is Setting This Airline Stock Up For A Potential 13% Pop StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 20, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    If there ever were a teaching moment in the stock market, it was this week. Earnings, trendlines and whizbang strategies take a backseat to sentiment when fear in the market turns to panic. But to

  • Dividend Investors Rejoice: Falling Markets Mean Rising Yields StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 18, 2014 3:46 AM EDT

    In the early stages of the bull market, investors flocked to companies with steady and growing dividends. Yet, since the market began to think about an eventual rise in interest rates back in May

  • Keep Your Cool: 6 Tips To Invest With Confidence In This Turbulent Market StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 18, 2014 3:46 AM EDT

    The S&P 500 Index dropped 56.8% from October 9, 2007 to March 9, 2009. The global financial system nearly collapsed. World trade halted. The former head of the U.S. Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke

  • Uncle Sam Can't Touch These 'Tax-Free Dividends' StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 18, 2014 3:46 AM EDT

    They've officially become more popular than dividends. Top companies are shelling out these extra payments in droves. The goal is to give shareholders more bang for their investment buck than

  • 4 Lessons From Buffett That Every Investor Needs To Know StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 18, 2014 3:46 AM EDT

    Behind each trade or investment, they are there... lurking, waiting to reveal themselves during a moment of weakness. They are the four fears of investing. I learned about these early into my

  • 3 Potential Spinoffs That Could Lead To Big Gains StreetAuthority Network - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    What do Wonder Bread, Avis Rent-A-Car, Sheraton Hotels and Hartford Insurance Group have in common? They were all held under the corporate umbrella of telecom firm ITT in the 1970's. ITT

  • How To Get 12% Yields From The Fastest-Growing Businesses On Earth StreetAuthority Network - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    A little more than a decade ago, a simple idea for a website began in a young man's Harvard dorm room. It would provide a way for people to connect that the world hadn't seen since the

  • Accounting Inconsistencies In Big Oil Could Effect Your Portfolio StreetAuthority Network - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    With the price of West Texas Intermediate crude falling to its lowest levels

  • Earn More Dividend Income Each Year From These 'Lifetime Income Growers' StreetAuthority Network - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    In a recent issue of StreetAuthority Daily , I told you all about my strategy for maximizing income by

  • Forget Alibaba; This Under $6 Stock Could Soar 50% StreetAuthority Network - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    Now that the dust has settled on the widely heralded IPO for Alibaba (NYSE: BABA ), investors have a clear sense of the

  • Profit From A Historic Buying Opportunity Thanks To Vladimir Putin StreetAuthority Network - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    Even for investors that have a high tolerance of risk for emerging markets, Russia has become too hot to handle. Under the capricious rule of Vladimir Putin, the country has gone out of its

  • A Potential 30% Return From This High-Growth Food Stock StreetAuthority Network - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    I’ve been in this racket a while. Every year, I can almost set my watch to the late-September/early-October seasonal market volatility. As a portfolio

  • How To Earn A Potential 10.3% 'Rental Income' In 38 Days StreetAuthority Network - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    One of my favorite screens for stock ideas is to look at the most heavily shorted companies in the market. For one reason or another, the market has gotten severely pessimistic on these stocks and

  • 2 Stocks Poised To Pop From Near-Term Catalysts StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 15, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    Momentum investing works both ways. Stocks in a strong uptrend can continue to outperform the market, as is often discussed in StreetAuthority's Maximum Profit newsletter. Yet stocks in a

  • Follow Buffett's Lead -- Buy This Car Dealer Dominating Rural Markets StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 15, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    If you’re looking for investment ideas, it’s hard to go wrong by checking in on Warren Buffett. Just about every week, it seems, Buffett and his well-known conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:

  • This 3-D Printing Company Is Now A Buy StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 15, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    In this five-year bull market, growth stocks have come in two flavors: those known as growth at a reasonable price and those known as growth at any price. Examples of the latter include

  • Bullish Reversal Could Lead To A Fast Rebound For This Stock StreetAuthority Network - Wed, Oct 15, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    Shares of car rental company  Hertz Global

  • This Could Be Elon Musk's Worst Nightmare... StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 14, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    Elon Musk, the charismatic founder and CEO of Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA ), is many things to people: Brilliant engineer

  • High Expectation With Weak Results -- Sell This 'Fad' Stock Now StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 14, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    Nobody buys stock to lose money, but it happens. It might go something like this: You hear about what sounds like a game-changing company, and of course

  • A Chance To Buy This Game-Changing Stock... At A 50% Discount StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 14, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    When is the next major correction coming? With the Dow and the S&P 500 Index just off their all-time highs, that's the top question on investors' minds

  • This Indicator Helped Me Avoid the 2008 Stock Market Crash StreetAuthority Network - Tue, Oct 14, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    We spend a lot of time here at Profitable Trading showing you how to use options to generate income and hedge your portfolio. Investors are slowly opening up to the idea of actively using options

  • This Oil Producer Is A Prime Buyout Candidate StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 13, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    No sector has been more beaten up over the past few weeks than the energy sector.  The selloff has been even more severe north of the border where energy companies have been stuck in a down draft

  • In The Week Ahead: Spooked Traders May Trigger A Bounce, But Will It Last? StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 13, 2014 1:45 PM EDT

    All major U.S. stock indices finished in the red again last week, led lower by the small-cap Russell 2000 and tech-heavy Nasdaq 100. The decline pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average into

  • 2 Types Of REITs That Could Benefit From Rising Rates StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 13, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    Investors are on edge lately as the prospect of higher interest rates threatens their investments in real estate investment trusts, or REITs.  And they have good reason to worry. When the

  • Our Ebola-Fighting Top Pick Is Up 360% StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 13, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    I'm sure this was on many people's minds a few months ago:

  • Emerging Markets Are Ready For A Big Rebound StreetAuthority Network - Mon, Oct 13, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

    There's a lot of angst in the market right now, and considering the Dow has spent the past 14 trading days making triple-digit intraday price swings, it's no surprise that traders are nervous.

  • The Winners And Losers Of The Perfect Storm Hitting Oil Prices StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 11, 2014 3:32 AM EDT

    When it comes to commodities, you’ll usually find a set of countervailing forces that keep prices at an equilibrium. Yet when it comes to oil, all of the factors behind price swings are heading in

  • How To Earn A 6.3% Yield From A Stock Paying 3.2% StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 11, 2014 3:32 AM EDT

    As an active income investor, I'm always jumping around between financial websites. While I peruse these sites, I run across many investment ads promising all sorts of results. Sadly, more often

  • Why Investing In IPOs Is A Foolish Move StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 11, 2014 3:32 AM EDT

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  • 4 Variables That Could Affect Your Portfolio This Earnings Season StreetAuthority Network - Sat, Oct 11, 2014 3:30 AM EDT

    Over the past few years, a predictable trend has dominated earnings season. Analysts lower their profit forecasts in the weeks and months ahead of quarterly results, and then companies manage to

  • This Metric Could Fuel 30% Upside For An Industry Giant StreetAuthority Network - Fri, Oct 10, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    While investors gauge the pulse of the market on a daily or weekly basis, and most companies weigh in on a quarterly basis, the executives at The Boeing Co. (NYSE:

  • The Small-Cap Stock Dominating Space Flight StreetAuthority Network - Fri, Oct 10, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    Space: The final business frontier. The necessity of global communications and defense along with the advent of commercial space programs is changing the way businesses look at

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