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Ryder on a Roll

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 01:28
Ryder System’s move into converting truck owners to lease customers is easing the business’ cyclicality and lifting earnings.

McDermott Is Too Cheap To Ignore

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:43
The oil and gas services company is working to buoy itself after sinking in a long decline.

Hilton Worldwide: Check In for a 25% Gain

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:08
A $26 billion leveraged buyout at the peak of the real estate bubble, Hilton Worldwide is now thriving.

Value Stocks Around the World

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 09:45
Volkswagen, Oracle, Lonmin were favorites of the managers at this year’s London Value Investor Conference.

A Tipping Point for Level 3

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:27
With a vast fiberoptic network, Level 3 is well positioned for the broadband explosion. Shares could rise 20%, to $66, but its assets are worth more.

Media General Is Channeling Growth

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 09:48
The former newspaper company has morphed into the nation’s No. 2 local broadcaster in recent years.

Time to Retire Social Security's Predictions

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 23:59
At a crucial juncture, U.S. forecasts for retirement spending have vastly underestimated actual costs and trust fund balances. Why?

Best Bets From Wall Street's Superstars

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 09:59
Microsoft and Yum! Brands were among the names recommended at last week’s Ira Sohn conference.

Time to Give Utility Stocks Another Look

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 09:57
After a 10% pullback, utility stocks are looking attractive again, with total return potential of 8% to 9% a year.

Trouble on the Menu at McDonald's

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 09:57
McDonald’s turnaround plan, announced last week, doesn’t look very appetizing for shareholders.

This Weekend's Barron's: Honeywell's Edge Over GE ~ Exchange-Traded Fund Roundtable ~ Insight From Wall Street Superstars ~ Social Security Spending Estimates Are Flawed

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 09:40
This preview offers highlights from this weekend’s Barron’s. Come back to on Saturday morning.

A Case for Foreign Bonds, Without Dollar Hedging

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 23:11
Exposure to non-U.S. bonds can deepen portfolio diversification across economies, rate regimes, and currencies.

The Barron's 500

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 20:52
Gilead Sciences grabs the top spot in Barron’s exclusive annual ranking of companies with superior operating performance, with CBRE at No. 2.

Airlines Top Barron's 500 Bargains

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 20:52
Screening for low-P/E stocks in our ranking turns up some surprising names. If history repeats, some could soar.

Tyson Foods: 20% Upside

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 20:52
As demand for protein grows and cost savings from its Hillshire Farms acquisition kick in, Tyson Foods could reward investors.

Blue Skies for Blackstone

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:43
Blackstone has outpaced its peers—and the stock market—recently, and its success looks to continue. Shares could return 20% in 12 months.

Why M&T Bank Will Reward Patient Investors

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:28
The bank’s acquisition of Hudson City Bancorp is likely to be approved, allowing cost cuts and growth.


Tue, 04/28/2015 - 00:34
Comcast may now have Cablevision in its sights, and Charter is certainly eying Time Warner.

Time to Sell GE

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:17
General Electric’s exit from real estate and consumer and commercial lending is welcomed. But its shares look fully priced after a 14% jump.

A Recharge for Qualcomm

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:42
Activist hedge fund Jana Partners has presented the mobile chip titan with ideas for reviving its stock. A 30% upside could be coming.