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  • Education Stocks Like Strayer Are Failing The Grade
    Mon, Jun. 9 APEI, BPI, COCO 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Strayer Education's first quarter earnings represented a 50 percent drop from 2011.
    • Total enrollment for Strayer in the first quarter was down 10 percent.
    • Proposed government regulations add pressure towards for-profit colleges to prove results.
  • Vipshop's Surge Set To Continue
    Mon, Jun. 2 VIPS 10 Comments

    Summary

    • Vipshop shares recently broke resistance at $160.
    • Coming off strong second quarter earnings and guidance.
    • JPMorgan raised price target for stock to $210.
  • Twitter A Risk, But A Calculated Risk
    Wed, Apr. 9 FB, LNKD, TWTR 66 Comments

    Summary

    • Janney Capital sees benefit in Twitter's shift to mobile advertising.
    • MKM Partners analyst Rob Sanderson advises clients to buy Twitter ahead of earnings.
    • Twitter's chart showing similarities to Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Pullback In Dangdang Is A Buying Opportunity
    Mon, Apr. 7 FXI, PGJ, GXC 5 Comments

    Summary

    • A recent 33 percent pullback in Dangdang represents buying opportunity based off 52-week chart.
    • The company expects to post profits in the last three quarters of this year.
    • Volume has remained elevated, with average daily volume running around 3.5 million.
  • History Makes NetApp An Enticing Short - For Now
    Mon, Jan. 27 NTAP Comment!
  • Can Healthcare Stocks Continue To Thrive? I Think Not
    Tue, Jan. 7 CI, UNH, AET 7 Comments
  • BP Set To Benefit Shareholders... And Only Shareholders
    Dec. 31, 2013 CVX, XOM, BP 66 Comments
  • Avoid Now, Buy Later On Twitter
    Nov. 5, 2013 FB, LNKD, TWTR 4 Comments
  • Too Much Risk Ahead Of Vipshop's Report
    Aug. 12, 2013 VIPS 1 Comment
  • NetApp May Only Provide Short-Term Gains
    Jul. 22, 2013 NTAP Comment!
  • Is Netflix Doomed To Repeat History?
    Apr. 29, 2013 NFLX 2 Comments
  • AK Steel Still Not A Good Buy
    Apr. 24, 2013 AKS 8 Comments
  • Is Green Mountain Coffee Undervalued?
    Apr. 22, 2013 SBUX, GMCR 4 Comments
  • Road To Profitability Still Feasible For J.C. Penney
    Apr. 15, 2013 JCP 9 Comments
  • What To Consider Before Buying Apple
    Apr. 8, 2013 AAPL 14 Comments
  • Fast Food Chains Left With Multiple Hurdles
    Apr. 7, 2013 BKW, CMG, MCD 3 Comments
  • Restaurants Unprepared, Consumers Unwilling
    Apr. 2, 2013 DRI, MCD, SBUX 6 Comments
  • Senate Budget Shows Worst May Be Yet To Come
    Mar. 24, 2013 DIA, SPY, QQQ 23 Comments
  • Is LinkedIn Really Overvalued?
    Feb. 19, 2013 LNKD 26 Comments
  • Retailers Still In Distress
    Feb. 11, 2013 DDS, M, TGT 1 Comment
  • No Budget, No Certainty For Banks
    Feb. 4, 2013 C, JPM, BAC 4 Comments
  • Don't Forget Customer Satisfaction Ratings
    Dec. 10, 2012 COF, JCP, JPM 2 Comments
  • Can VF Corporation Do It Again?
    Nov. 26, 2012 VFC Comment!
  • Spotlight Back On Europe?
    Nov. 26, 2012 IRE, LYG, RBS 1 Comment
  • Don't Flock To Retailers This Holiday Season
    Nov. 21, 2012 AMZN, BBY, JCP 6 Comments
  • Don't Expect A Short-Term Pop In AK Steel
    Nov. 14, 2012 AKS 7 Comments
  • Don't Trust Icahn's Stake In Netflix
    Nov. 5, 2012 NFLX 1 Comment
  • Don't Expect The Health Care Law To Be Repealed
    Nov. 5, 2012 HCA, HMA, UHS 18 Comments
  • What To Know Before You Invest This Holiday Season
    Oct. 29, 2012 SPY Comment!
  • Can LinkedIn Provide Safety This Earnings Season?
    Oct. 29, 2012 LNKD Comment!
  • What To Know Before IPOs Pick Back Up
    Oct. 9, 2012 GBIM, GOOG, GRPN Comment!
  • Are Higher Priced Stocks Really Safer?
    Oct. 7, 2012 AMZN, GOOG, GHC 11 Comments