In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Steel Dynamics Inc. (NASD: STLD) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE: DNB), according to The Online Investor. Click here to find out the top S&P 500 components ordered by average analyst rating »
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Before the internet and even before computers, critical financial information was printed daily in newspapers. Though many newspapers still print this information, most people find it easier (and faster) to get information on their stocks from financial websites. So back when financial information was a tedious and manual process what was considered relevant enough to warrant inclusion?
Obviously the reader would want basic information like the stock’s ticker symbol, volume, closing price and possibly high and low price for the day or last 52 weeks…
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As the Dow continues to hit new highs, investors are faced with the question of where to put new money to work. I like to look for the red-headed step child that no one wants. We all know the U.S. recovery is gaining traction, while Asia has been booming with China leading the way; Japan is looking to end over 20 years of deflation and help the nation’s exporters, and South America and Africa are
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Over the past week, eighteen companies raised dividends. Only three of them however, had managed to consistently raise distributions for at least ten consecutive years. The companies include:
General Mills, Inc. (GIS) manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide. The company boosted….
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Should you sell a loser? When should you sell a winner?
These are probably the two hardest questions to answer for any investor. When you make money, you think you can make more. When you lose money, you tell yourself it’s only a paper loss and the stock will go back up. Your brain has to fight with strong emotions and often loses track of the real reason behind selling a stock…
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Every month, I discuss my retirement strategy which is based on building diversified and solid streams of passive income. Two of my core principles are seen by many as being overly cautious.
I’ve mentioned how I choose to not include pensions from the government in my expectations. I simply struggle with the idea of depending on a promise when governments in most Western countries continue to kick the can down the road which will eventually lead to major issues and some tough choices…
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My non-registered portfolio is at $122 203.72, +$1 624.97. I have great gain with stuff like Methanex (MX). I bought my shares during the 2008 stock crash… And now, the value had more than double… At least on that one. I took a quick look at Atlantic Power Corporation (ATP). Was it a great move for me to sell ATP? OH YES…
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The strong performance of the stock market YTD has left little attractive opportunities on the table for value investors to get interested in. I consider valuation of an individual stock paramount to long-term success, and it’s imperative that you don’t overpay for an ownership stake in even the most high quality business…
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