Archive for January 2011

Top 5 Energy Stocks

When I was working on the trading floor a few years ago, oil had just started trading electronically. It was a big deal in the world of trading because oil had always been closely guarded, accessible only through a very tight network of insiders at the exchanges. But now, in the blink of an eye,…

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Too Many People, Not Enough Food

Next time your stomach growls, I want you to think about stocks. That might sound a bit strange at first, but when you think about it, it makes perfect sense. Food is one of the very few things that every single person in the world has in common. The rules are pretty simple; if you…

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Defensive Stocks are Important Too

Records are made to be broken, but this is just ridiculous. The latest moon shot is Groupon, Inc., the Chicago-based deal slinger that Forbes recently tagged as the fastest growing company ever. I guess $500 million in revenue in your second year has that effect on people. It makes you sexy.

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Third Time's a Charm

Once is a fluke. Twice is a Trend. Three times is a charm. That’s what the S&P500 is looking at right now, a chance to make it three in a row with another annual gain in 2011.

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