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Market View For 2014 And 2015, The Investor's View

By Tom Dorsey: Reading the headlines from different analysts and different big name investment firms, I am amazed in the wide swing of opinions in the direction of stocks, bonds, markets and recommendations to readers. I feel many are planting scare tactics in investors to attempt to move the markets in different directions or get media time. Show More Summary

National Oilwell Varco: Drilling Down For Value

By Thomas Beevers: Introduction Today I invested part of my personal portfolio into National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), as I believe it is one of only a few quality growth stocks that still offer value in an expensive market. The recent...Show More Summary

Update: Another Reason To Like The Burger King Deal

By Orange Peel Investments: In our previous article about the Burger King (NYSE:BKW)/Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI) deal, we laid out our reasoning to get behind the deal and why we thought it was a good move on both companies parts. One ofShow More Summary

Valero Energy: A Refined Focus For 2014 And Beyond

By John Koretoff: Originally published on April 28, 2014. Currently trading in the mid-$50 range, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) represents an excellent opportunity for investors. Whether the investor is aiming to add to the diversity...Show More Summary

Quanta Services: An Investment Opportunity In An Industrial Growth Stock

By Arie Goren: Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) is an excellent combination of good value and strong growth industrial stock. Quanta will continue to benefit from growing investments in infrastructure. PWR's stock has been doing well this year, but in 2013, it underperformed the market. Show More Summary

Yingli Green Energy Is Down, But Not Out

By Anup Singh: Things have gone from bad to worse for Chinese solar company Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) this year. The company's stock had already declined to a great extent, and the recent second-quarter results didn't bring any relief for investors either. Show More Summary

To See Just How Loco El Pollo Loco's Valuation Is, Look At Popeyes

By The Specialist: At the risk of over simplifying just how overvalued El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) appears at this time, take a look at Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI) for comparison. Popeyes has a market cap just under $1 billion...Show More Summary

Weighing The Week Ahead: Will Job Growth Sustain The Rally?

By Jeff Miller: With the official end to summer, there are many topics for sunburned vacationers to consider as they settle in to their desks and boardrooms on Tuesday. Economic data has been mixed, but with a positive tilt. We learned the latest ideas from central bankers. Show More Summary

Halliburton - Recent Oil Price Weakness Drops Shares To An Attractive Level

By Fear & Greed Trader: This is another article in my series of identifying situations in the equity market that are showing solid and improving fundamentals, while being impacted by external "events". The first two in this series focused...Show More Summary

Is Newmont Back On The Right Track?

By Apex Financial Consultants: The sluggish demand and adverse pricing environment of gold has affected the fortunes of many gold producers as reflected by their financial performances in their latest quarters. According to the World...Show More Summary

Splunk - Impressive Growth And Margins, But What About Those Excessive Shareholder Payouts?

By The Value Investor: Investors in Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) finally have a reason to celebrate again as the company demonstrated very impressive topline sales growth, in what has been a very difficult year for shareholders so far. Despite...Show More Summary

Apple - September 9 Will Give You A Stomach Ache And Nothing More... Focus On Sales

By Ravi Bala: It is a given that the iPhone will have a "major" upgrade and that new products will be unveiled. One thing people will attempt is to profit quickly from the event. Let's be realistic. The only thing you will gain is huge...Show More Summary

Why Burger King Is A Roll-Up, NOT A Tax Inversion Deal

By William Cowie: Canada's National Post gives us this summary of the pertinent numbers pertaining to the proposed Burger King (NYSE:BKW) merger with Canadian-based Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI). (own highlights added) The math is startlingly simple (and surprisingly overlooked): Mr. Show More Summary

Toll Brothers Earnings Preview: Attractive Multiple, But Range Bound For 2 Years Now

By Brian Gilmartin, CFA: Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL), the high-end homebuilder reports their fiscal Q3 '14 earnings before the bell on Wednesday morning, September 3rd, 2014 with a conference call to follow early Wednesday afternoon. Per...Show More Summary

The Coming Week's Top Market Movers, Lessons: The Only Thing Driving Global Markets

By Cliff Wachtel: How bullish and bearish forces align for stock indexes, forex and other global markets, both technical and fundamental outlooks, likely top market movers. Despite all the headlines, neither economic data nor the Russian invasion of Ukraine moved markets. Show More Summary

AUD/USD: Eases From 3-Week High Back To 0.9330

By Dean Popplewell: By Stuart McPhee AUD/USD for Monday, September 1, 2014 The Australian dollar enjoyed a solid week last week moving up from below 0.9300 to a three week high around 0.9370 before easing a little lower to finish the week. Show More Summary

Retirement Strategy: The Buy The Dips Portfolio Continues To Surge

By Regarded Solutions: As of right now, our new portfolio of dividend income stocks, or the BTDP, has out performed the S&P 500 in just 5 months. At first I was using this portfolio as a way of demonstrating how a stock only portfolio...Show More Summary

Annaly Capital: Time To Get A Bit Cautious

By Equity Watch: In 2013, the increase in treasury yields and interest rate volatility negatively affected the book values and valuations of mortgage REITs (mREITs). Since the start of 2014, treasury yields have dropped and interest rate volatility has reduced, which has positively affected the financial performances and valuations of mREITs. Show More Summary

McDonald's May Serve Up A 10% Dividend Increase

By Jesse Bellet: McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) stock has been hit lately, falling from about $102 in late May 2014 to currently $94 per share. My goal with this article is to visit some of the positives surrounding the company and its very strong franchise value. Show More Summary

Coca-Cola: Fair Value Is About $46 From A Dividend Investing Perspective

By Stock Gamer: The share price of Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has recovered from a recent pullback. Despite trading close to its 52-week high of $42, I believe the stock remains a buy for long-term income investors as its current valuation is still well below intrinsic level from a dividend investing perspective. Show More Summary

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