Ride the Biotech Boom + MORE

Ride the Biotech Boom + MORE

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Nearly a month after its acquisition of mobile map service provider Waze, Google has updated its map app for both smartphones and tablets, the company announced today.
The new, upgraded Google Maps is compatible with both smartphones and tablets running Android OS, and will soon be available for Apple’s iPhones and iPads…

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The Biggest Gold Prediction Of The YearWhenever I'm faced with a major change in my opinion regarding the market's long-term direction, I think of the English punk band the Clash. 
In particular, the 1980s hit "Should I Stay or Should I Go" comes to mind. With apologies to the song's writers: 
"Should I buy or should I sell? If I buy, there will be trouble / If I sell, it will be double…

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the mind bogles wrote:Current retirement portfolio is around $400K, all in tax advantaged accounts (Roth IRAs and 401(k)s). ContributionsWe are currently contributing about $35K per year including maxing out both Roth IRAs and 401(k) contributions including the employer match.It sounds like you each have 401(k) and Roth IRA which suggest a max contribution of 46K without employer match…

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The only real problem with Helmerich & Payne is that it’s a little too popular on the Street.    

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July 10 (Bloomberg) — Ben Kallo, senior research analyst
at Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc., discusses investing in solar
companies like First Solar Inc. and SunPower Corp. Kallo talked
with Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Radio’s
“Taking Stock” on July 9th.

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3 Signs of a Bottom in Commodity Stocks

– http://slant.investorplace.com/

You know the story with commodity stocks by now: Gold has imploded, a persistently strong U.S. dollar has held back prices of everything from steel to soybeans and manufacturing woes in China have hurt demand for coal, copper and the rest.
But since we’re all talking about these trends, doesn’t that mean the worst is baked in?
As the saying goes, the time to buy is when there’s blood in the streets…

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The online search giant updates its maps app for Android and iOS.    

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Ride the Biotech Boom

– http://www.investmentu.com/

I hope you had a great Fourth of July. I had a blast hanging out with family and friends. However, we had a long drive home so we missed the fireworks.
That’s OK, though. I’ve seen plenty of fireworks in the past two weeks in the biotech sector.
Since June 24, the Amex Biotech Index (NYSE: BTK) is up over 11%…

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