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Leidos: Logistics, IT and Homeland Security

Tickers: LDOS

We are initiating coverage of a provider of technology and engineering services to defense, intelligence, homeland security, and healthcare customers,…

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"Healthy" Picks for Dividend Growth

Tickers: ABBV, AMGN

To be chosen for the Dividend Growth tier of our model portfolio, investments must have a strong history of dividend increases and indicate both…

STRATEGIES

Seasonal Strategies

Tickers: XLB

Jeffrey Hirsch is the advisory industry's leading expert on market cycles and seasonal trading; here, the editor of Stock Trader’s Almanac discusses…

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Cheesecake: A Quality Slice

Tickers: CAKE

In 1978, David Overton opened a restaurant in Beverly Hills to showcase his mother’s cheesecakes; the restaurant was an immediate success, notes…

GLOBAL

Nokia: A Finnish Favorite

Tickers: NOK

In looking for our next investment opportunity, I’m especially impressed with the direction of this high-tech mobile telecommunications company…

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M&A Heats up in Biotech

Tickers: SYN, REGN, INCY, BMRN, ALKS

The combination of extremely low interest rates and thinning pipelines at big drug companies make for an ideal environment for M&A in the biotech…

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Ulta Salon: Beauty Buy

Tickers: ULTA

Our latest featured value recommendation is the largest beauty retailer in the US; the company provides one-stop shopping for 21,000 prestige,…

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Mortgage Bundles Boosts Two Harbors

Tickers: TWO

The latest addition to our Premium Buyback model portfolio a real estate investment trust that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities…