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Our 2016 Stock Picks Beat the Market

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 15:06
U.S. Steel was our top pick in 2016, with a 120% return. In all, our bullish picks returned 12.8%.

Shareholders Fight to Keep Peabody Stock

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 14:47
The coal miner, in bankruptcy court, plans to wipe out shareholders just as coal prices rise.

The New Battle for France

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:00
High-profile, anti-euro, anti-immigration Marine Le Pen is unlikely to win the presidency. That’s good news for French stocks.

7 Steps to Using Social Media Effectively

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 12:48
Libby J. Dubick suggests ways to help make social media an integral part of a financial advisor’s communication strategy.

KKR Has Upside Of 25% or More

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 02:20
The private-equity giant might be hard to understand, but its asset growth and investment gains are easy to love.

Expedia Shares Have 25% Upside

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 12:00
Online travel giant Expedia could more than double free cash flow per share by 2020.

AquaVenture Investors May Get Swamped

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 03:23
Despite a slew of Buy ratings, the water company is hemorrhaging cash. Investors could end up all wet

Using Teamwork to Serve Multiple Generations

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 14:21
When financial advisory team members share responsibility and power, the team is better able to serve clients—and retain heirs

US Foods: Cheap and Appetizing

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 13:55
America’s No. 2 food distributor is seeking out faster-growing restaurants. Shares could rise 14%.

PNC Financial: A Win-Win for Investors

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 13:52
With a steady income stream and a solid loan-growth strategy, PNC has upside of 15% or more.

The Mystery Stock That's Up 15-Fold This Year

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 20:34
Up 15-fold, Wins Finance, a tiny Chinese reverse-merged outfit, is one of Nasdaq’s top stocks in 2016. Why?

Test Your Wall Street Skills

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 11:46
What’s in store for 2017? Get your pencils ready and take our 16th annual forecasting challenge.

HD Supply Is Set to Build on Recent Gains

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 11:14
With infrastructure spending and tax cuts on the horizon, the industrial-products distributor could rise 16%.

Facebook for Stockpickers

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 10:35
Divya Narendra’s social network for investors, SumZero, has 13,000 members, many paying $10,000 a year or more.

A New Year's Resolution: Hire a "Helpful" Team

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 08:44
High-performing advisory practices tend to employ team members who make helpfulness a high priority.

Outlook 2017: This Bull Market Has Legs

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 14:03
Wall Street’s top strategists see stocks rising 5% next year after 2016’s thunderous postelection rally.

DineEquity Shares Could Fall 30%

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 12:45
The franchiser looks to be rewarding shareholders more than Applebee’s and IHOP franchisees.

Advisors Should Learn the Art of Storytelling

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 12:06
Personal narratives strengthen bonds with existing clients and forge new bonds with prospective ones. 

A Healthy Glow Will Return to DaVita Shares

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 13:44
The dialysis pioneer faces regulatory hurdles, but shares are cheap and the firm is spinning out cash.

J&J Deserves Some Healthy Respect

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 13:35
Johnson & Johnson shares could rally about 20% as operating improvements spur earnings growth.