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Top 5 Safest Stocks To Own For 2018

A better-than-expected second quarter helped to propel Global Payments (GPN) to the top of the S&P 500 on Monday. The payment technology firm also updated its forecast and increased its share repurchase program.

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Global Payments climbed 7.2%, or $5.34, to $79.79 on the news, putting it close to its 52-week high of $80.88. Its up 15% year to date and nearly....More>>>

Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2018

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The humanization of pets and the increased and impulsive spending that goes along with that has been a trend for many years now.

A number of stocks have seen huge benefits including pharmaceutical related plays, veterinary supplies, food manufacturers, and more.

IDEXX Laboratories (NASDAQ:IDXX) produces diagnostic solutions for animal care and IT solutions for vets.

IDXX....More>>>

Lululemon: Threats From Competition, And Amazon

Can Lululemon hold up to Amazon?

Lululemon’s (NASDAQ:LULU) Q1 brought a pop to the stock as it beat on revenues and earnings. What no one seems to be talking about is the shrinking nature of those earnings. Net revenue grew 5% from Q1’16 which is great. Comparable sales have stalled; falling 1%, while comparable store sales fell 2%. Comp sales are a pretty good indicator....More>>>

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Gold futures advanced Monday, with analysts continuing to credit a U.S. jobs report that appeared to lower the chances for an interest-rate increase at the Federal Reserves meeting later this month.

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Hot Medical Stocks To Buy For 2017

No good deed goes unpunished, as the saying goes. On first impression, that’s what happened to Dr. Robert McClendon, a Texas physician. He lent $100,000 to a business to cover its payroll. And then he got hit with a $4.3 million IRS penalty for the company’s payroll taxes, a penalty that was just upheld in court. But, as often happens with taxes, the situation is more complex. The....More>>>

Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2017

Someone emailed me this question:

“What do you do when a stock looks cheap on an absolute basis (i.e., expected forward return), but only fairly priced on a relative basis (normalized revenue and margins plus EV/Sales, EV/EBIT vs. their own historical multiples)? For example, I own four Japanese stocks that appear to offer mid-teen forward returns but are trading closer to a [50th percentile]....More>>>

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What happens when you find the perfect prom dress at a Bloomingdale’s store and then buy it online?

You get a better price. But store clerks miss out — and now they’re demanding a cut of the action.

Bloomingdale’s workers represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union protested outside the chain’s flagship New York store Tuesday as contract....More>>>

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Gold may be a commodity, and mining it may be the same all over the world. It’s not a one-size-fits-all industry though. The big differentiator? The tools miners use to determine where gold awaits. That’s what makes Nexus Gold Corp. (OTCMKTS:NXXGF, CVE:NXS) such an interesting opportunity right now – it’s got a tool called Element Detection Technology, or EDT, in its toolbox,....More>>>

Best Blue Chip Stocks To Watch For 2017

Russ Kaplan is a money manager and newsletter advisor who focuses on buying value-oriented stocks with a multi-year investment horizon; here’s his top idea for conservative investors over the coming year.

One of the most under appreciated stocks on Wall Street is Apple (APPL). The stock is among the bluest of blue chips.

Apple has a financial rating of A++. On every measure....More>>>

Top 10 High Tech Stocks For 2017

Bellatrix Exploration (NYSE:BXE) has been through the mill. Now finally escaping the grasp of some really nervous bankers, the company is now projecting a more than doubling of the cash flow. Will the market buy it?

Below is a summary of what has happened so far.

Top 10 High Tech Stocks For 2017: Madison Square Garden Inc.(MSG)

Advisors’ Opinion: [By Monica Gerson]

Madison....More>>>