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Gilead: Low Risk, Major Upside

Tickers: GILD

In our search for outsized value, this leading biotechnology stock—with exceptional growth potential plus compelling downside protection—stands…

OPTIONS

Trading Options Just Got Easier (Part 2)

Tickers: GE

Options instructor Russ Allen of Online Trading Academy adds three more lines to the same option payoff graph for an option trade that he first…

STOCKS

A Conservative Trio

Tickers: T, LUX, MRK

According to S&P, only three of ten S&P sectors are expected to post positive earnings growth for the fourth quarter—telecom, consumer discretionary,…

STOCKS

Altius: Sell-off Creates Opportunity

Investors should take advantage of the sell-off in selected resource stocks, explains sector expert Adrian Day, editor of Global Analyst.

ETFs

A Conservative Approach to ETFs

Tickers: USMV, SPLV, AOM, GAA

Given recent volatility, many investors are now turning to a strategy of capital preservation rather than swinging for the fences, observes David…

STOCKS

Financial Buybacks

Tickers: ISBC, KCG, NAVI

David Fried maintains an ongoing model portfolio based exclusively on companies undergoing active buyback programs. Here, the editor of The Buyback…

STOCKS

Buffett: Filling up on Phillips 66

Tickers: PSX

Our latest featured recommendation is a bet both on an eventually rebounding energy sector and one of Warren Buffett's highest-profile investments,…