• The 10 Most Overbought Dow Stocks
    Their surprising 2011 outperformance has left many big Dow stocks close to overbought conditions, but several strong performers still look to have further upside potential ahead.The disparity in the performance of the major averages in 2011 was unusually pronounced, as the Dow Industrials gained... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012 MCD, MRK, HD
  • Top Shelf Tweets:NoLabels,Silver Jumps,AUD/USD,Marc Faber,LTRO=QE,FED vs ECB,MF Global
    BretRosenthal11:43am via HootSuiteNoLabels Home via HootSuiteSIGN petition and SEND letter to your elected official (auto creation with ability to edit and personalize): via HootSuiteNoLabels 12 Point Reform... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012
  • Companies With Risk of Undisclosed SEC Probes
    The following is excerpted from a research report we originally published for subscribers on 16-Dec-11. It is based on data we routinely acquire from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission under the Freedom of Information Act. This particular report warns of the risk of undisclosed... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012 AA, BBY, FBP
  • 3 Sectors that Could Surprise Investors in 2012
    Welcome to 2012, folks! Before the holiday I broke down what I believe will be the three keys for investors to watch going into the new year. As you know, I’m a glass-half-full kind of guy, so on this first trading day of the year I wanted to go through three sectors that I think will... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012
  • NeoStem says 2011 was transformative year
    NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE:NBS) said in a letter to shareholders that 2011 was a transformative year for the company as it looks to actively pursue strategic partnerships with major drug and biotech companies that will move the company forward in 2012 and beyond. On October 17,... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012
  • The Unemployed Shareholder and the Four Bears
    “The Unemployed Shareholder and the Four Bears”PUBLISHED: MAY 18TH, 2010 | CATEGORIES: MARKET COMMENTARY | 0 COMMENTSA little market entertainment for you….The Unemployed Shareholder and the Four BearsBy Akram AnnousWith his portfolio plummeting... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012
  • Profit on 'Gaps' in Closed-End Funds
    One way to enhance returns is by exploiting narrowing discounts in closed-end funds, which is Patrick Galley's strategy. He explains to how it works, and talks about his partnership with Jeffrey Gundlach of DoubleLine.Kate Stalter: My guest today is Patrick Galley, Chief... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012
  • T'is the Season to be ... Cautious
    by aarc
    The Santa Claus Rally is upon us which is expected to end tomorrow at the second trading day of the new year.Remember this from the 'God Save the King' Instablog of Nov 29?Bef: in always, price patterns will morph from certainty to uncertainty... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012
  • 1861 Capital Treasury Bonds, A Good Investment The municipal market is a complex market and requires expertise. It has been said that the Treasury market has the yield curve, the mortgage market adds optionality, the corporate market adds credit, and the municipal market adds politics to all these... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012
  • Oklahoma Stocks Surge in 2011
    Oklahoma Stocks Surge in 2011 While the U.S. stock market took a wild ride up and then down to finish flat in 2011, investors who bought Oklahoma-based public companies finished the year well in positive territory. In fact, the SPADE Oklahoma Index (NYSE: OKLAH) outperformed the... More »
    Jan. 3, 2012 XLE, DVN, OKS