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Legg Mason: Room to Run

7 hours 40 min ago
After seven straight years of outflows, Legg Mason is bringing in money and its shares are on the rise. Here’s why the stock could gain another 20%.

Apple Tops Barron's List of Respected Companies

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 11:19
Apple is No.1 in our annual ranking. Disney, Berkshire Hathaway, Visa and Google are close behind.

Gannett Split Could Lift Broadcast Shares 20%

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 09:50
Gannett is spinning off its newspapers to focus on broadcast. TV could shine, while publishing may flounder.


Thu, 06/25/2015 - 23:21

The Best Annuities

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:01
Investors are realizing what academics have long preached: Fixed-income annuities outshine all retirement income options.

Will Economy Come to Stock Market's Rescue?

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:00
A Charles Schwab strategist expects that economic performance in the second half will best the first half’s.

Misgivings About a Health-Care Merger

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 10:01
Barron’s has been skeptical about both Opko Health and Bio-Reference Laboratories. Now Opko is buying Bio-Reference. That makes us uneasy.

Nintendo Gets Back in the Game With Smartphones

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 09:59
The videogame pioneer moves into smartphones and theme parks, which should kick off an earnings revival.

Merck's New Drugs Could Produce Big Profits

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 09:47
Shares could return a total 25% as treatments for cancer, Alzheimer’s, and other illnesses come to market.

Prudential Financial: Don't Knock the Rock

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 21:07
Regulatory concerns dog the insurer, but worries are overblown. The shares look like a solid buy.

These Funds Boast Yields as High as 9%

Sat, 06/13/2015 - 12:21
Closed-end bond funds feature tax-free payouts and high taxable yields. The big risk: rising interest rates.

Precision Castparts' Shares Offer a Rare Bargain

Sat, 06/13/2015 - 11:05
The well-respected industrial maker of casings, fasteners, and other machine parts will overcome problems among oil and gas clients.

A Tipping Point for Level 3

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 20:49
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.

Take Out a Loan, Just Don't Buy the Stocks

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 21:47
The two online lenders have different models but similarly high priced shares. If the price comes down Lending Club is the best bet.

LabCorp's Results Could Lift Shares 20%

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 10:26
The medical-testing giant finds positive outcomes as more are insured and the population ages.

Corning's Latest Magic: Turning Glass Into Cash

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 09:46
A famed glassmaker’s bet on 4K ultrahigh-definition TVs could reward investors with a 40% gain.

Where Corporate Insiders Are Shopping

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 08:24
Corporate directors have been buying shares of Chevron, Sotheby’s and others. Does the smart money smell a deal?

The World's Best Investors

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 20:19
An excerpt from William Green’s The Great Minds of Investing, which uses profiles to explore what leads to enduring investment success.

UPS Ready to Deliver on Promises to Investors

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 09:55
The shipper is improving pricing and logistics to respond to increased online shopping demand.

Nucor Share Price Steeled for Solid Rebound

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 09:53
Tough times have historically been good times to buy steel maker Nucor and the stock could move up to $60.