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Brick-and-Mortar Stores Come Tumbling Down

by Karen Canella

“Build it and they will come” may still apply to a baseball field à la Field of Dreams, but the saying is no longer relevant to retail store owners that once thrived from running multiple locations.

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An Easy Way to Reduce Risk of High Dividend Yielding Stocks

by David Becker

With short-term interest rates at all-time lows, investors are clamoring for instruments that spit off attractive yields. This demand comes despite the relatively high risks associated with these investments.

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Rising Temperatures, Rising Natural Gas Prices

by David Becker

Prices of natural gas are poised to move higher after record consumption this past winter decreased inventory levels well below the lower end of their five-year range.

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From the Mailbag: Big Trouble for This Gold Miner

by Sean Brodrick

I have stayed away from Allied Nevada for quite some time. The company has a market cap of $414 million. It currently operates only one mine. By some metrics, like price-to-book value, this stock looks cheap. But it's also going through the legal wringer of a class action lawsuit. Read On…

Technical Tuesday: The Forecast Is Darkening

by Christopher Rowe

Focusing on sector activity can be a great way to outperform the stock market. We can simply identify the leading sectors and invest in those sectors until they are no longer the leaders. But sector activity can also be a great indicator of how strong the general stock market is. Read On…

Why Entitlement Reform Is Inevitable

by Alexander Green

This five-year bull market will continue for a while... or it may soon peter out. (Flip a coin.) Every bull market is followed by a bear market. Just as every bear eventually turns back into a bull. This is the normal course of events and investors are wise to prepare for both in advance. That means now is a good time for a reality check: Read On…

This Bull Market Isn’t Just Running On Easy Money

by Alexander Green

Over the last five years, U.S. large cap stocks have more than doubled. U.S. small cap stocks have more than tripled. But is this heady performance due to nothing more than massive accommodation from the Federal Reserve? Hardly. Yet that was the contention of a hard-money investment analyst who interviewed me this week. So I tried to set him straight with the facts... Read On…

Fighting Fire with Drones

by Karen Canella

This time of year in Southern California the hills are usually green from the winter rains. That’s not the case, though, as I look out my window. The brush remains brittle and dry, which makes me cringe to think what fire season will be like in a couple of months. Read On…

It’s Easier Than You Think to Cripple America

by Sean Brodrick

Imagine a world without electricity. Not just for a few days in a limited area, like after a storm. I'm talking about every American across the country unable to conduct ordinary business, heat their homes, access money or keep food fresh - for weeks or even months. Read On…

Winners of the Nat-Gas Revolution

by Sean Brodrick

Sean Brodrick presented "Winners of the Nat-Gas Revolution" last month at the Royale Energy Conference in Melbourne Beach. In the presentation, Sean discusses the production and price outlook of natural gas in the United States, why natural gas is such a boon for industry, and his top picks for natural gas. Read On…

How Feasible Is a Trans-Atlantic Tunnel, Really?

by Clea Hernandez

For more than a hundred years, scientists, engineers and assorted visionaries have chawed over the likelihood and complications of trans-Atlantic mass transit. It’s a compelling reverie: imagine a trip between New York City and London that clocks in less than one hour. How would that transform future generations and economies? Read On…

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