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Jan 21, 2014

Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector....More
Jan 15, 2014

Danger Zone: Navistar (NAV)

NAV bulls believe the company will regain much of its lost market share and return to profitability as its warranty liabilities from EGR engines goes....More
Jan 14, 2014

Sector Rankings For ETFs & Mutual Funds

For the first quarter of 2014, only three sectors manage to even earn a Neutral rating. My sector ratings are based on the aggregation of my fund....More
Jan 10, 2014

Danger Zone: NetSuite (N)

Instead of leading in one segment, N has found itself a minor player in several. N significantly lags behind its peers in several profitability....More
Dec 19, 2013

The Naughty and Nice List for Retail ETFs

Let’s see which retail-focused ETFs have been naughty or nice....More
Dec 17, 2013

How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 44 different ETFs, and there are at least....More
Dec 17, 2013

Danger Zone: (CRM)

Simply put, a $30 billion market cap for a company with negative profits does not make sense. There are too many competitors out there for CRM to....More
Dec 16, 2013

How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

There are at least 44 different Financials ETFs and at least 174 ETFs across all sectors. Do investors need that many choices? How different can the....More
Dec 16, 2013

New Stocks Make Most Attractive/Dangerous Lists For December

Both LF and ECL have seen significant bottom line growth in the past two years. However, the differences in the way the two companies achieved their....More
Dec 13, 2013

Danger Zone: Electronic Arts (EA)

The bullish case for EA rests on the growth of mobile gaming, but the company’s valuation already factors in that potential growth. The upside is....More
Dec 12, 2013

Danger Zone: Move, Inc (MOVE)

I don’t see any real upside for MOVE. The company is growing revenue, but extraordinary revenue growth is already baked into its price. Competitors....More
Dec 12, 2013

Danger Zone: Momentum Investors and the Financial Sector

Regulators are cracking down on the financial sector. As they dole out punishments that fit the crimes, regulators are finally closing many of the....More
Nov 22, 2013

Danger Zone: Netflix (NFLX)

Netflix (NFLX) is in the Danger Zone this week. The DVD subscription and streaming video service has changed the way people watch movies and TV shows....More
Nov 21, 2013

4Q Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds — By Style — Recap

Each quarter, we provide the most comprehensive review of equity ETFs and mutual funds available. We review the Best....More
Nov 21, 2013

Buy Intel and Profit From Market Fear

Remember Warren Buffet’s famous advice: “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” In this exuberant bull market where....More

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