Growth Investing

Nathan Slaughter's picture
The One Bank Stock That Deserves to Be in Your Portfolio

What if I told you that one of the most enticing stocks I've found for readers of StreetAuthority's Half-Priced Stocks needs only $0.20 in overhead to bring in $1.00 of revenue and recently posted its 10th straight year of earnings increases? Not only that, it's also a defensive company that yields nearly 5% -- and has raised distributions six times since the beginning of the financial crisis. Now what if I told you that this juicy stock pick was a bank that specializes in mortgage lending? It's what happens when banks don't get greedy -- they prosper. And so do their shareholders.

by Nathan Slaughter | May 18, 2009
Carla Pasternak's picture
Low Input Prices Bode Well for this Growing Fertilizer Company

Terra Nitrogen is battling decreased demand in this weakened economic environment by keeping costs low. Fertilizer may not be a flashy investment, yet TNH continues to boast high yields year after year.

by Carla Pasternak | April 07, 2009
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Rising Unemployment Spells Rising Profits for For-Profit Education Firms

The Fed's latest outlook is for unemployment to steadily rise over the next year and even peak at 10%.  While this is bad news for the economy and most industries, there is one market sector that stands to profit.

by Paul Tracy | March 03, 2009
David Sterman's picture
Attention, GARP Investors: 4 High-Upside Small-Cap Stocks

In a market with few bargains, these small companies stand out for their combination of growth prospects and bargain prices.

by David Sterman | December 31, 1969