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August Review

|Includes:Apple Inc. (AAPL), ABX, BLK, F, GOOG, JPM, KO, M, MCD, MSFT, NLY, PNC, T, TSLA, VZ

In my first month contributing to Seeking Alpha, I wrote 24 articles, which had over 130,000 views. From my experience so far, I have learned a lot about the market and I hope I gave my readers some good investing ideas. Here is a summary of my August recommendations (you can read the articles here):

Strong Buy - 15:
McDonald's (NYSE:MCD)
Coca-Coal (NYSE:KO)
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)
Blackrock (NYSE:BLK)
PNC (NYSE:PNC)
JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM)
Ford (NYSE:F)
Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)
Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY)
Verizon (NYSE:VZ)
Leap Communications (LEAP)
Macy's (NYSE:M)
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)

Buy - 9:
Coinstar (NASDAQ:CSTR)
Vornado (NYSE:VNO)
Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP)
Transocean (NYSE:RIG)
PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP)
American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC)
Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE:PAA)
TRW Automitive Holdings (NYSE:TRW)
US Steel (NYSE:X)

Hold - 9:
Hewlett Packard (NYSE:HPQ)
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)
Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU)
VMWare (NYSE:VMW)
Merck (NYSE:MRK)
Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP)
ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN)
United Continental (NYSE:UAL)
Goodyear Tire (NYSE:GT)

Sell - 4:
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)
Enterprise Product Partners (NYSE:EPD)
FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE)
Delta Airlines (NYSE:DAL)

Strong Sell - 7:
Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD)
MetroPCS Communications (PCS)
China Unicom (NYSE:CHU)
Pandora (NYSE:P)
Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM)
LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD)
Dell (NASDAQ:DELL)

I hope to continue writing this month and give more recommendations and analysis. Please follow me on Seeking Alpha and feel free to leave me messages as I try to answer all questions that my readers have.

Stocks: AAPL, MCD, KO, GOOG, BLK, PNC, JPM, F, TSLA, MSFT, NLY, VZ, T, M, ABX