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Transportation Stocks Continue to Climb Despite Hitting All-time High

by David Becker

Transportation stocks continue to hit fresh all-time highs. So the question is, how much further can they climb? The short answer: There is a lot more upside if you look at the price of the transports sector relative to its most important expense.

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PetSmart (PETM) Shares Up on Rumored Buyout Talks

by Ryan Fitzwater

Yesterday PetSmart (Nasdaq: PETM) reported mixed quarterly results. Sales were unimpressive but profits did jump. The main reason shares are surging higher today is due to continued talks surrounding the company being taken private in the near future.

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Drone Drama and Low Gas Prices for the Holidays

by Alexander Moschina

Welcome back to our weekly wrap-up of financial news. In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve undergone a major format change: Investment U #Trending the column is now Investment U #Trending the podcast.

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by Marc Lichtenfeld

This weekend, for my in-laws' 57th anniversary, we took them to dinner and dancing at the Chesterfield Hotel on Palm Beach. It is just as fancy as it sounds. My 13-year-old son, who tends to enjoy the finer things in life, took the whole scene in - the terrific food, the talented band, the nattily dressed clientele - and said, "Dad, I want to live like this." Read On…

Asia’s $3 Billion Theme Park Market Is Up for Grabs

by Tom Sandford

China’s rapidly rising middle class is doing more than lifting generations out of poverty - it’s also providing new profit possibilities for Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA). On October 13, the General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) subsidiary said it plans to break ground on a 1,000-acre theme park in Beijing. Read On…

Plus The Greatest Wealth Creation Idea of All Time

by Alexander Green

In my last column, I explained why hard-money types have been wrong about the economy, inflation, the dollar, the stock market and gold. Judging by the many responses readers posted, this is a hot-button issue, one that some folks have a tough time thinking clearly about. Read On…

Plus Today’s No-Brainer Energy Investment

by David Fessler

Recently, the International Energy Agency (IEA) published a report on total global investments in one specific form of "energy" in 2012. It pegged investment in this form of energy at between $310 billion and $360 billion. That was larger than investments in renewable-resourced electricity, or in oil-, coal- and gas-fired power generation that year. It was about half of the investments made in upstream oil and gas drilling. Read On…

Plus Energy’s Three Wild Cards

by Sean Brodrick

Things are moving quickly in the energy business. It's like a fast-paced game of poker where the dealer keeps calling different wild cards. Today, I'm going to tell you about three wild cards you should be aware of. And I'll also tell you how you can end up holding a winning hand. Read On…

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