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Brad Briggs's picture
Inside the Numbers: Profiting from the 'Short Squeeze'

When investors 'short' a stock, they're betting its price will go down, much to the chagrin of 'longs,' who want it to go up. When a short seller is wrong, he has to cover his position before he loses his shirt. This week's Inside the Numbers shows investors how to help the shorts lose their shirts -- and get rich in the process.

by Brad Briggs | March 11, 2010
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Inside the Numbers: Using Wall Street Experts to Your Advantage

Stocks with a high number of 'Buy' ratings are a dime a dozen. But these stocks are the absolute darlings of Wall Street. A quick run of the numbers shows some interesting (and potentially underpriced) candidates.

by Brad Briggs | March 05, 2010
Andy Obermueller's picture
Everyone Reads but Few Understand the Four Pillars of Buffett

The Oracle of Omaha's annual shareholder letter has consistently offered an approach to investing that all but guarantees long-term success.

by Andy Obermueller | March 01, 2010
David Sterman's picture
The Timing For This Stock Couldn't Be Better

This insurer trades at a sharp discount to book value, and looks poised to benefit from an economic rebound.

by David Sterman | March 01, 2010
The Goliath Whose Time Has Come

One of the best companies capitalism has ever created is about to get better. The most pronounced and obvious worldwide trend will play right into this company's hand, making it a smart choice for an uncertain time.

by Tom Hutchinson | February 22, 2010
David Sterman's picture
For This Value Stock, Just Do the Math

The hot money has fled this stock, but a sum-of-the-parts analysis shows real value for investors.

by David Sterman | February 10, 2010
Nathan Slaughter's picture
Quality Stocks Are Still on Sale

These high-quality companies missed the 2009 rally. Smart investors can pick them up for a bargain.

by Nathan Slaughter | February 09, 2010
Carla Pasternak's picture
A Simple Strategy to Boost Dividend Income

This dividend strategy is a unique approach to the market. It shares one thing in common with any successful investing idea -- immense profit possibility.

by Carla Pasternak | February 08, 2010
Melvin Pasternak's picture
Profit From Toyota's Deceleration

Just when it seemed that this industry was beginning to rebound, this stock has gone into reverse. But not all is lost, here's how to profit from its demise.

by Melvin Pasternak | February 01, 2010
Why 2010 is THE Year for This Investment

An improving economy and historically low valuations have created an ideal situation for this sector.

by Tom Hutchinson | January 19, 2010