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MLPs Look Attractive Again, and Yield as Much as 8%

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 08:11
Master limited partnerships burned investors before, but the industry has cleaned up its act, oil volumes are rising, and the units are cheap.

4 Cheap Stocks With Growth Potential

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 08:07
S&P 500 shares are flying high, but the best deals will be at lower altitudes

General Mills Shares Are in the Bargain Aisle

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 08:04
It was a bad week for consumer stocks, but some see a bargain as new products promise to jump-start sales growth. Dividend yield: 4.5%.

Don't Buy Russia's Stocks---Buy Its Bonds

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 07:57
Amid new U.S. sanctions, sovereign bonds available in specialized overseas funds have gotten cheaper and are relatively safe.

Big Money Poll: More Good News for Stocks

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 02:06
Our latest survey finds professional money managers upbeat about the global economy, corporate earnings, and equities.

Will Booming Earnings Save the Bull Market?

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 05:30
The biggest year for corporate earnings growth since 2010 promises relief for stalled stocks.

U.S. Bancorp Ready to Play in the Big Leagues

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 05:30
Shares of the Minneapolis-based regional powerhouse have lagged behind those of bigger rivals. A money-laundering scandal didn’t help. But its stock now looks attractive.

Time Warner Investors Face a Win-Win

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 00:31
If Time Warner and AT&T merge, Time Warner investors quickly will see a 10% profit. If Washington blocks the deal, they’re likely to make even more in a year.

Barron's Best Fund Families

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 23:25
Our annual ranking gets adjusted to better assess fund firms’ skill in active management. The snapshot of 2017 puts Natixis at No. 1, with Vanguard, T. Rowe Price, TIAA, and Fidelity rounding out the top five

Does Diller's IAC Deserve a "Buffett Premium?"

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 23:01
Barry Diller’s IAC has generated a higher return than Berkshire Hathaway over the past two decades.

Google's Parent Is a Bargain in Big Tech

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 22:53
Given its growth prospects and businesses like YouTube, Alphabet is undervalued. And it faces less of regulatory risk than Facebook.

Toys Were Us: The Perils of Debt

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 21:40
Why the bankruptcy of the Toys “R” Us retail chain is a sobering lesson for investors seeking opportunity in risky distressed credits

Watch Spotify's IPO---and Buy This Instead

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 22:31
Vivendi, which owns Universal Music, will cash in on the streaming boom. Shares could rise 50% or more.

Comcast Is a Bargain Even With Its Risks

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 07:12
Shareholders don’t like the cable company’s move to acquire U.K. satellite operator Sky. But its stock looks undervalued.

Oil Refiners Are Primed for Profits

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 07:05
Refining stocks look poised for gains, with increased demand and a promising market for exports.

Allergan's Stock Is Headed for a Face-Lift

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 06:26
While top-selling products like Botox face major challenges, the pharma company has a promising pipeline and a bargain stock price

Tech Stocks' Dominance Poses Risk for Investors

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 05:30
The selloff illustrates how market-tracking indexes can frustrate efforts to diversify.

Facebook Shares Look Like a Bargain

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 19:25
Concerns over privacy and regulation have taken a toll on the social network’s shares—and created a buying opportunity.

Interactive Brokers Takes Top Spot in Online Broker Ranking

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 18:26
In a year that focused on mobile trading enhancements and client experience, Interactive Brokers pushed Fidelity into second, with TD Ameritrade third.

Facebook Shows How Not to Handle a Crisis

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 08:25
A New York University marketing professor says Facebook needs to take a lesson from Johnson & Johnson.