Analyst Articles

It’s a $632 billion industry with more than 970,000 locations in the United States. This industry employs 12.9 million workers, making it one of the largest private-sector employers on Earth. Daily sales approach $2 billion with a continually growing active demographic. Yet interestingly enough, this sector is… Read More

Few pieces of legislation have been as controversial as the Patient Protection and Affordability Act of 2010. Spearheaded by President Obama, the so-called Obamacare health care reform has met with much friction as it works its way into law. Those who oppose the changes assert that it provides… Read More

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) — Just that name conjures up fear in the mind of its competitors. One of the world’s largest investment banks, it has the respect of just about everyone in the financial business. The company’s list of former employees and directors reads like an international “who’s who” of… Read More

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is known as the “Oracle of Omaha” due to his incredible investing success. He is considered the greatest stock picker of all time. This ability has earned him a place as one of the wealthiest men alive today.  Despite his vast wealth, Warren continues display a… Read More

Biotech investing is the most exciting, highest-reward investment an investor can make. Not only is there the potential for huge gains, but the direct involvement with companies that may have a pivotal role in saving lives is icing on the cake for biotech investors.  But as in every investment, high… Read More

Unless you have been living off the grid for the past several years, you may have noticed a change in consumer behavior.  Even with the slight improvement in the economic numbers, many consumers remain shell-shocked from the real estate downturn and unemployment situation.  #-ad_banner-#While… Read More

The old cliche of cash being king is actually quite accurate. This is particularly true in times of economic uncertainty. Cash enables companies to act quickly on opportunity, to avoid debt and to continue to maintain a high level of operation during slow periods. It is the lubricant that keeps… Read More