Daimler and the Best Stocks of 2013

With one quarter left to go, the Best Stocks of 2013 contest is settling into a two-horse race. Daimler AG (DDAIF) is in the lead with a 48% year-to-date return including dividends. Rick Pendergraft’s pick Mylan (MYL) is still [...] Continue Reading…

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Is the E-Cigarette Revolution Getting Stubbed Out?

Earlier this year, I asked if e-cigarettes would relight Big Tobacco’s prospects. My answer was an unequivocal “no.”

Rather than being a durable growth business for Altria (MO), Reynolds American (RAI) or Lorillard (LO), e-cigarettes seem to be yet another [...] Continue Reading…

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It’s Time to Buy China

In recent weeks, I’ve advocated buying European stocks and REITs.   I’m still wildly bullish on both, but today my attention is turning to emerging markets and specifically to China.

I first mentioned China about a month ago, noting that Chinese [...] Continue Reading…

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Twitter IPO: It’s Exciting, But How Can You Profit?

This time last year, “social media” was an expletive in financial circles. The Facebook (FB) IPO had long since gone down in flames, as had other new technology IPOs like Groupon (GRPN) and Zynga (ZNGA). At this point last [...] Continue Reading…

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