When investors like Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman turn the heat on management, shareholders stand to benefit.
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Buying more shares makes sense when nothing about a company has changed except the price of its stock.
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Bank of America has made great progress in cutting costs and settling legal claims for shoddy mortgage securities.
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What I like about BioDelivery Sciences is not so much that there are many ways to win as that there are almost no ways to lose.
Learn from the Kahns, ultra-patient (and successful) value investors who often hold stocks for 20 years.
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If you really know a company's value, you can relax no matter how high the stock goes.
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These opposites are both attractive.
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Atop the corruption is a level of hypocrisy that is tough to stomach.
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Bank of America's stock could reach $20 over the next year without breaking a sweat.
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Good investors have a talent for focusing on the facts that matter most. Bad investors do not.
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For long-term stock market bulls, the sluggish economy of the Obama years is actually a plus.
The industry has been historically turbulent, but those past problems may present opportunities today.
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It takes an enormous shock to trigger runaway inflation, such as a war or a general economic collapse.
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From poor CEO choices to near-constant dissension among directors, HP keeps hitting new lows.
Seven stocks from me this year: Five to buy, two to sell short.
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The CEO says most Penney stores will have 40 new brand-name shops inside them by late 2013.
Many investors are fighting the last war, in which every tech titan inevitably gets its comeuppance.
Keep an eye (and ear) on the details for hints that a company may be headed for harder times.
I've made the stocks of both AIG and GM top-ten holdings because I see them as classic values.
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Mutual-fund managers who beat the market for a time have a nasty habit of reverting to the mean.
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My final four for the New Year's portfolio include J.C. Penney, Ashland, Motorola Solutions and the Brick.
Betting against stocks can be a great way to enhance your profits and stay fully invested when times are tough.
Is America toast? Maybe not, but the middle class will likely spend some hard time in the toaster oven.
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Perma-bears may be occasionally accurate, but don't let their negativity sour your investment plans indefinitely.
Shares of big, high-quality companies may win in the long run, but small and mid-sized companies offer better value for the next few months.
To reduce risk, all of my 2011 stock choices trade at low prices in relation to key financial measures and have scant risk of implosion.
Take advantage of the market's pessimism about the industry, and buy into buyouts.
Meditate on your portfolio to see the big picture and the small details.
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You should find the truth behind advertisements of winning returns before you follow the investing advice of a promoted expert.
Having a wealth of investing knowledge can be especially helpful at market extremes.
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Todd Sullivan has no formal training, but his posts are always illuminating.
Basing investment decisions on conversations with company executives has hurt my returns.
My picks are risky, but the opportunities are great.