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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…

STOCKS

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…

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Red Flags…and a Gold Buy

Landon Whaley, editor of The Whaley Report, discusses three "red flags" — leverage, earnings and defaults –that suggest investors need to be prepared…

STOCKS

Two Techs with High Value Scores

Tickers: CSCO, QCOM

I still see plenty of opportunities to make money in stocks for the remainder of the year, but I think the action will be in stocks still offering…

STOCKS

Norwegian Cruise: Smoother Seas Ahead?

Tickers: NCLH

As a result of highly-publicized adverse global events, such as the numerous tragic attacks in Europe and the outbreak of the Zika virus, shares…