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The Biggest Winners of 2006
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The Biggest Winners of 2006

The stocks with the largest returns for 2006 will surprise you. It proves that sometimes, basket cases do get over their illnesses -- or the market th…
March 5, 2018
11 Defensive Dividend Stocks for Riding Out the Storm
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11 Defensive Dividend Stocks for Riding Out the Storm

March 4, 2020
Give Yourself a Raise
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Give Yourself a Raise

Whether you've been on the job 10 days or 10 years, here are five ways to get more out of your paycheck and boost your effective income right now -- w…
November 20, 2013
High Yields on the High Seas
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High Yields on the High Seas

Shipping companies are awash in cash, and they're passing it on to stockholders in the form of excellent dividends that look to be sustainable for the…
January 9, 2006
EchoStar: HDTV Plus Satellite Equals Profits
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EchoStar: HDTV Plus Satellite Equals Profits

New high-definition video points to accelerating growth at this independent satellite TV company.
January 17, 2006
Accounting for Options
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Accounting for Options

Companies are now required to treat stock-option grants as a compensation expense. But more than 200 companies accelerated the vesting of options to a…
January 31, 2006
Best Names From Raymond James
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Best Names From Raymond James

This brokerage's annual favorite-stocks list has an exceptional record. The analysts explain what's so appealing about their top picks for 2006.
January 24, 2006
Super Picks From the Super Bowl
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Super Picks From the Super Bowl

The biggest and most-hyped sporting event of the year inspires investing ideas. A investment strategist offers commentary on some promising players.
November 20, 2013
Starbucks: Piping Hot
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Starbucks: Piping Hot

This specialty coffee maker's shares surged following surprisingly strong quarterly earnings. And analysts say the company has some promising initiati…
February 2, 2006
Drilling for Dividends
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Drilling for Dividends

Canadians come up with a better way to wring cash from oil and gas.
January 25, 2013
Pressure on the Dollar
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Pressure on the Dollar

The sages at Loomis Sayles Bond predict a weaker buck and a stronger Chinese yuan.
March 7, 2006
Skechers: In Fashion
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Skechers: In Fashion

This footwear seller has been kicking out strong earnings and keeping up with customers' tastes.
February 23, 2006
Guess? Inc.: On Sale
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Guess? Inc.: On Sale

Shares of this denim maker plunged last week, offering a buying opportunity, according to one research firm.
February 27, 2006
Paying the Piper
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Paying the Piper

If you owe the IRS, there are several ways to settle your bill.
November 21, 2013
Score One for the Machines
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Score One for the Machines

Using simple, numbers-oriented strategies, two Hennessy funds are rolling up big gains.
March 31, 2006
How Green is My Hybrid?
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How Green is My Hybrid?

For the planet and your pocket, benefits of the latest models are iffy.
April 30, 2006
Why Quality Stocks Make Sense Now
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Why Quality Stocks Make Sense Now

Rising long-term interest rates change the picture for investors. Among other things, larger, more stable stocks should become more appealing. Read so…
April 18, 2006
Decoding Your Benefits
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Decoding Your Benefits

What\'s the difference between an HMO and PPO? Should I invest in a 401(k)? What the heck is a mutual fund anyway? We answer your questions on everyth…
April 30, 2007
Novartis: In the Pipeline
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Novartis: In the Pipeline

This major pharmaceutical company may be the best positioned among its peers.
April 24, 2006
Hershey: Chocolate Kick
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Hershey: Chocolate Kick

The nation's largest candy maker is embarking on an ambitious plan to spur growth.
April 26, 2006