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Oil Prices Could Rise by 35% This Year

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:56:10 EDT

A prescient analyst at Citigroup thinks oil, recently at $44 a barrel, could head to $60 as demand increases.



Beyond Bitcoin: Blockchain Will Change Banking

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 03:15:40 EDT

The digital currency has taken off this year, nearly tripling in price.



Man vs. Machine: Has Indexing Changed the Market?

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:23:24 EDT

The active/passive debate has obscured a major concern: Will increased indexing impact the market.



UBS Chief Argues for a Higher Share Price

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 01:46:53 EDT

The Swiss bank’s booming wealth management group merits a valuation closer to peers like BlackRock.



Wonder Women: Capitalizing on Gender Equality

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:12:49 EDT

Companies that have women in leadership positions actually outperform those that don’t.



BorgWarner, Up 30%, Can Accelerate

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 03:03:22 EDT

Bucking automotive headwinds, the car-component maker is benefiting from demand for its hybrid and electric products.



How to Invest in Bitcoin

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 04:08:26 EDT

How do investors with traditional brokerage accounts get in on the action.



Penta Top 100 Hedge Funds

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:35:29 EDT

Alantra Asset Management’s EQMC Development Capital fund, based in Madrid, took top honors in a tough year in which quantitative funds provided the most consistency.



A Niche Business With Extraordinary Returns

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 03:24:13 EDT

The Mendelson family has found a runway to riches with Heico, a maker of replacement aircraft parts.



Time to Cash In Your Chips in Macau

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 01:48:18 EDT

A recent rally has pushed most of the stocks to premium prices. Another crackdown from Beijing may be under way.



Are Higher Bond Yields Here to Stay?

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 00:53:49 EDT

Even though a strong jobs report didn’t trigger higher yields Friday, investors shouldn’t count them out.



When High Costs Predict Higher Stock Prices

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 03:02:00 EDT

Big spending on sales, marketing, and staffing could indicate that a company’s stock has upside.



Technical Analysis, Dating, and the Dodgers

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 00:43:49 EDT

How life informs the stock market and vice versa, and a love affair with a baseball team



Bristol-Myers Could Return 40% in Two to Three Years

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 03:16:49 EDT

The drugmaker has taken a beating after bad news on a key cancer drug.



Apache's Depressed Stock Could Double

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:34:29 EDT

After years of missteps, the driller is a winner again, given its new gas discoveries and focus on costs.



Pimco's Daniel Ivascyn on Staying Ahead of the Fed

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 01:17:44 EDT

The star bond-fund manager favors emerging market and housing-related debt.



Low Volatility Is Not Low Risk

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 03:36:28 EDT

Just because they’re low vol doesn’t mean the stocks aren’t expensive.



How to Raise Your Muni-Bond IQ

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:36:19 EDT

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board has launched an online class on tax-exempt bonds. Plus, tales of stolen credit-card IDs.



Passive Investors Are the New Shareholder Activists

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 01:27:56 EDT

Vanguard, BlackRock, State Street Global Advisors, and other passive investors are beginning to agitate for corporate changes.



Byron Wien Takes Pulse of European Markets

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:01:34 EDT

Fears of an EU breakup have subsided and Spain offers surprising growth, the Wall Street veteran writes.



AI Opens New Doors for Chip Makers, Investors

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:01:33 EDT

Nvidia, AMD, and Intel, plus smaller companies like Ceva and Cadence Design are getting a boost from artificial intelligence.



Five Small-Cap Stocks for Dividend Investors

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 00:41:19 EDT

The high-yielding charms of Penske Automotive, Graphic Packaging, Hanover Insurance, Validus, and First Hawaiian.



Global Stock Funds Beat U.S. Funds in Second Quarter

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:23:50 EDT

Global stock funds were up 6.06% in the period, with China funds ahead 8.83%. U.S. funds returned 2.66%.



Six MLPs to Buck the Correction

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:06:24 EDT

EQT Midstream, Williams, Antero Midstream, MPLX, Tallgrass Energy and Boardwalk Pipeline are levered to natural gas.



New Internet Winners: Broadcom, Finisar

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 03:07:49 EDT

Big telecom companies could be left out of the cloud boom, as Google and Amazon build their own networks.



Steel Prices Show Durability

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 00:45:01 EDT

China’s economic slowdown, a U.S. bid to halt imports, and a strong dollar are likely to stabilize the metal’s price in the near term.



The 50 Best Annuities: Income for Life

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:06:27 EDT

New rules from Washington have prompted a wave of innovation. Here’s how to sort through changes.



A Good Time for Caution in the Markets

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 00:59:16 EDT

When gags based on Long-Term Capital Management make the rounds, pay attention.



Stocks Threatened by Looming End of Low Rates

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:32:57 EDT

Signs point to the lifting of rock-bottom interest rates and the end of boatloads of liquidity.That won’t be good for investors.



Multifactor ETFs: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:21:18 EDT

Blending factors in an ETF might seem like a solution for investors who don’t want to time the market. But it is too soon to tell whether the strategy works.



Tesla? Nope. How to Profit From Lithium-Ion Boom

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 06:18:01 EDT

From chainsaws to rechargeable push mowers, lithium-ion batteries are increasingly popular.



Are Fiduciaries Setting Themselves Up to Be Sued?

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:55:21 EDT

Litigation that targets estate-related trusts and trustees is on the rise.



Gold and Silver Are Even Weaker Than They Look

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:29:59 EDT

Despite a weak dollar, precious metals are still struggling. Here’s why they look to stay that way.



When Cheap Thrills Are Too Cheap

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:01:34 EDT

A lawsuit alleges that Tele Pay USA charges phone-sex customers $5 a minute, but pays its workers seven cents.



Second-Quarter Results by Sector

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 01:34:26 EDT

The returns in the table below include quarterly dividends and assume monthly reinvestment.



Three Oil Servicers to Downgrade

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:58:06 EDT

Nabors Industries and Oil States now look like market performers. Helmerich & Payne could underperform.



2016 Midyear Roundtable Report Card

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 02:49:58 EDT

Results of Roundtable June 2016 picks.




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Strong Jobs Data Quell Slowdown Fears

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 03:27:51 EDT

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Middle-Class Medicaid

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 01:42:14 EDT

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Letter From the Editor: The New Market Conundrum

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 03:33:39 EDT

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O'Reilly Will Resume Its Drive Higher

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:59:33 EDT

O’Reilly Automotive Will Get Back on Track

O’Reilly Automotive Shares Will Get Back on Track: The auto-parts supplier will overcome last week’s disappointing sales figures.

O’Reilly Automotive will overcome last week’s disappointing sales figures. O’Reilly Will Resume Its Drive Higher

The auto-parts supplier will overcome last week’s disappointing sales figures.




Washington Will Cast a Shadow Over Stocks

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:51:49 EDT

Washington Will Cast a Shadow Over StocksUncertainty regarding Fed policy and the shape of tax reform could lead to bouts of volatility.Washington Will Cast a Shadow Over Stocks Washington Will Cast a Shadow Over Stocks Uncertainty regarding Fed policy and the shape of tax reform could lead to bouts of volatility. [...]