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Project Spring Boosts Vodafone

Tickers: VOD

This featured recommendation is a UK-based global telecom stock that is reasonably valued, in that it has only recovered around 10% from its post…

FUNDS

Smead Value: Contrarian Growth

Tickers: BXMT, STWD

Bill Smead, chief investment manager of Smead Capital Management, is a contrarian growth investor who told me in mid-August that the increasingly…

ETFs

WisdomTree: A Wise Play on ETFs

Tickers: WETF

Our latest recommendation is an investment company that is on the cusp of a major trend: investor migration from actively managed funds to index…

STOCKS

Kraft Heinz: Food for Thought

Tickers: KHC

Our latest featured recommendation is a global food and beverage producer of dozens of famous brand names, including Jell-O, Velveeta, Oscar Mayer,…

STRATEGIES

Gerlach on Growth: Finding Great Companies

Tickers: SBNY

Doug Gerlach is president and editor-in-chief of ICLUBcentral — and its flagship Investor Advisory Service subscription newsletter. Here, he discusses…

STOCKS

S&P’s Buy-Rated Biotech

Tickers: ABBV, ALKS, ALNY, AMGN, BIIB

S&P Global Market Intelligence’s positive fundamental outlook for the biotechnology sub-industry for the next 12 months reflects favorable prospects…

STOCKS

Aerospace Trio: Cabins and Cockpits

Tickers: ATRO, BEAV, ESL

With only two primary customers — Boeing and Airbus — commercial aircraft component suppliers must produce innovative products at competitive costs…

STOCKS

Intuitive Gains in Robotic Surgery

Tickers: ISRG

Almost singlehandedly, this California-based has launched a revolution that is changing the way surgery is performed throughout the world, notes…

GLOBAL

Three Ways to Invest in China

Tickers: QQQC, CHIX, CTRP

Asian emerging markets still offer value - especially relative to the US and other developed markets - and corporate earnings continue to improve,…

FUNDS

Crossover Bonds: The Sweet Spot

Tickers: CJNK

On the credit ratings scale a sweet spot exists where corporate bond yields are juicy but risk is moderate. That’s the point where corporates straddle…

STOCKS

Disney: Media Opportunities

Tickers: DIS

The featured stock — my pick for the #1 blue chip — is among the world's most recognized brands, notes growth and income expert Briton Ryle, editor…