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Crude Oil Tops $100 a Barrel Again; Energy Stocks Hit

WTI crude oil futures for March delivery topped $100 a barrel on the Nymex Monday after a brief stop at that level last Friday, and there’s every reason to believe ...
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Is ON Becoming the Best Chip Stock for 2014?

Chip-maker ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: ONNN) posted better than expected results after the markets closed last Thursday, and the stock closed up more than 8.5% on Friday after posting a ...
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Jefferies Quality Stocks to Buy That Are Down but Not Out

Once the panic starts to set in a little, the stocks that are the first candidates for a trip to the woodshed are the momentum names. Momentum investors typically buy ...
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J.P. Morgan Strategist Says One-Quarter of All Stocks Are Still Cheap

After a strong 2013 where the S&P 500 was up almost 30%, you would think that most stocks would be close to being fully priced. That's not what Thomas Lee, ...
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The Baird List of Top Value and Relative Value Stocks to Buy for 2014

For 2014, the Baird research team has combined an interesting list of what some investors would consider true value stocks, and slowing growth stocks. What the analysts at Baird have ...
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The 10 Stocks With the Biggest Gains This Year

With the end of the year two weeks away, 10 stocks have already had gains of more than 400%. Investors in these stocks have been, if they held them for the ...
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Will Apple Keep Nasdaq from a Record High?

A year ago, the idea that the Nasdaq Composite could reach its record high, set on March 10, 2000, seemed preposterous. That high was 5,132.52, and it had been driven up ...
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Five Big Upside Sector Winners for 2014

As the stock market is challenging all-time highs around a holiday week, investors have to be considering how to position their portfolios and assets for 2014 and beyond. 24/7 Wall ...
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Office Depot and Staples: Now There Are Two

The merger of Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) and Office Max closed earlier in November and now the landscape for office supply stores includes just two major big-box players: Office ...
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There Could Be a Value Play in the Oilfield Services Sector

The drilling boom in the U.S. has become something of a mixed blessing for the country’s largest oilfield services companies. Demand for rigs and other services has swelled, but increased ...
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Why Chevron Stock Looks Better Than Exxon Mobil for 2014

With crude oil prices trending generally downward and projected to continue that trend at least into the first half of next year, the country's largest oil and gas companies have ...
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The Qualcomm-Intel War Has a Winner

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) and Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) both held their analyst meetings this week, and it is an interesting comparison because these were likely attended by most of ...
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Will Apple Shares Outperform Microsoft in 2014?

In mid-June of 2003, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) sold its first iPod. By September, 10 million songs had been downloaded from the iTunes store, and by the beginning of 2004 ...
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Carlyle Group and Other Barron’s Picks for Upside

As usual, the writers at Barron's have made some suggests in this weekend's edition for stocks to buy and stocks to avoid. Among the new picks are a chainsaw maker, ...
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Now Is the Time for Conglomerates to Catch Up to Market Opportunity

When we looked at conglomerate stocks earlier this year, one company stood out. Based on implied gains and dividend payouts, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) struck us as a good ...
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