Must Read Will Utilities Continue to Drive Market Performance?

by David Becker

Surprisingly, the rebound in stock prices at the end of October has been driven by the defensive sectors. The question for investors is: Can utilities continue to lead the broader markets higher in the last two months of 2014?

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Podcast: Apple Gets Dissed, AT&T Gets Sued and the Wealth Gap Widens

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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The Fizz Falls Flat on SodaStream Stock

by Tom Sandford

Scarlett Johansson may have helped save the world in The Avengers, but saving SodaStream International Ltd. (Nasdaq: SODA) may prove to be a true hero’s task.

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Plus Make 10% Yields Investing in Private Companies

by Marc Lichtenfeld

There have been quite a few hot IPOs this year. Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) and GoPro (Nasdaq: GPRO) to name just a couple. Both of which are up from the price where they came public, handing new shareholders big gains. But the real money was made before these companies even went public. Read On…

Plus Technical Tuesday: The Perfect Seasonal Storm

by Christopher Rowe

Forget about whether the market is undervalued or overvalued, what moving averages crossed where or whether third quarter earnings season will show continued strength. Instead, let's think like The Oxford Club's Emerging Trends Strategist, Matthew Carr, and focus on cycles and seasonality. Read On…

Plus Meet the World’s Worst Economist

by Alexander Green

Paul Krugman has written more than a dozen books over the last 20 years and, with the luxury of hindsight, all the erroneous predictions, needless warnings and boneheaded policy proscriptions are there for anyone with too much time on his hands to see. Of course, making economic prognostications is a treacherous business. Read On…

Investment U Lecture Notes: A Tool to Measure Risk

by Andrew Snyder

There’s a nasty four-letter word that many investors dare not say. It’s a word that has them so full of fear that they’d rather do nothing than take a chance to grow their money. “Risk” is always a factor in investing. In fact, the way we manage risk is what most ultra-wealthy investors would say is the key to their success. Read On…

Are Oil Exploration and Production Companies Oversold?

by David Becker

The decline in oil price has prompted the re-pricing of energy equities, which dropped nearly 19% in the past month. Looking at momentum indicators, it is clear that this sector is oversold. When combined with the seasonal tendency for energy shares to rise in November, exploration and development companies could be a bargain. Read On…

Plus Silver Linings

by Sean Brodrick

This past weekend, I spoke at the World MoneyShow in Toronto. There were a lot of smart audience questions, especially on silver. That surprised me, because I hadn't presented on silver. But here's what I told the audience: When it comes to silver, there is good news, bad news and plenty of opportunity. Read On…

VIDEO Investment U Explains: How to Ebola-Proof Your Portfolio

by Tom Sandford

​On September 30, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. One bright spot, however, is that it put some companies in the spotlight. ​Investment U Explains how to build an Ebola-proof portfolio while Tom Sandford's article discusses the big movers in biotech. Read On…

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