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David Milstead

Contributing Writer

David Milstead is a Denver-based freelancer who writes "Vox," a markets and investing column for The Globe and Mail, the national newspaper of Canada. Previously, he was finance editor of Denver's Rocky Mountain News until it closed in 2009.

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SLIDE SHOW
July 2015

Great Stocks From Around the World

If you want to invest in stocks, we have two words of advice: Go global. With the U.S. accounting for just 22% of the world’s economic activity, it’s hard to justify owning only domestic stocks. ...

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2015

World's Greatest Stocks

When we searched for great stocks around the world, we had a few simple requirements. First, the stocks had to trade on a U.S. exchange, whether the companies were based in the U.S. or overseas. Next, ...

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Stock Watch
April 2015

The One Biotech Stock That Looks Like a Bargain These Days

Gilead Sciences, the largest biotech company, has a P/E ratio of only 11.

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Stock Watch
November 2014

Five Ways to Cash In on Corporate Spin-offs

As companies look to unlock value by breaking up, investors have a variety of opportunities.

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Stock Watch
September 2014

3 Chinese Stocks That Are Better Bargains than Alibaba

Looking for a foothold in the Chinese market with dividends to boot? Consider this threesome.

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Stock Watch
August 2014

Stocks for Cashing In on the Online Travel Boom

Of the four major players, we like Priceline and Expedia best.

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Stock Watch
July 2014

Should You Buy Into the Alibaba IPO?

Even though the stock’s offering price is still unknown, a lot of the hype surrounding China’s leading e-commerce firm is justified.

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Stock Watch
May 2014

Chow Down on Restaurant Stocks

Shares of these three eateries aren't cheap, but they have superior growth prospects.

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Stock Watch
February 2014

Is Twitter Stock a Buy After Its Post-IPO Run-up?

The company's first earnings report since going public could shed light on whether the richly priced shares are worth it.

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Stock Watch
November 2013

Welcome to the $1,000 Stock Club

Just because shares trade for four figures doesn't mean they're pricey. Take Google and Priceline, for example.

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Stock Watch
October 2013

4 Better Bets Than the Twitter IPO

These stocks have suffered since going public, but their prospects are starting to look up.

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Stock Watch
September 2013

Tesla Takes Off. Should Investors Go Along for the Ride?

Investors are treating the maker of battery-operated cars like a dot-com. Ford and GM are better deals.

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Stock Watch
August 2013

Cash In on Employment Growth

The American jobs machine is showing signs of life. These companies are bound to benefit.

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Stock Watch
May 2013

4 Stocks Set to Gain from Rising Security Needs

These companies build the tools that can help keep us safer.

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