In the current crazy retail world, rummaging through racks of discount clothes at Burlington Coat Factory trumps buying Victoria’s Secret bras, and Walmart is beating Target with … groceries.Given consumer spending is increasing at its highest rate since last fall, you’d think all retailers would be doing at least fairly… Read More
Linda McDonough is a veteran hedge fund analyst who loves to break down company financial statements and identify market inefficiencies to uncover big opportunities. She believes in a boots-on-the-ground approach that includes surveying customers, interviewing company executives, or doing whatever it takes to see what others don't.
She's now brought her experience as a hedge fund analyst to subscribers of her Profit Catalyst Alert service. Her system identifies small- and mid-cap stocks that are about to move due to catalytic events that few others can identify...until it's too late. These events often times result in massive gains for her followers.
It’s no secret that summer is the year’s busiest driving season. School vacations and warmer weather inspire trips to the beach or mountains and longer journeys to relatives’ homes or tourist destinations. The AAA estimates that Americans drive an additional 440 miles each summer.And this summer will see a great… Read More
For investors closely monitoring the stock market, the first Friday of every month is labor day – small “l”. On this day the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases its monthly non-farm payroll report.And last Friday was not a happy labor day. Last Friday the number came in at 38,000,… Read More
Initial public offerings (IPOs) can make good investments, but if you wait to jump in until after the stocks have already appreciated in price during their first year of trading, you are asking for trouble. Read More
Batteries may be the frontrunner, but there are a host of competing technologies. Read More
Selling stock short can be hazardous to your wealth, even when a company's financials continue to struggle. The name of the game is not absolute financial performance, but the relationship of actual performance to investor expectations. Case in point: Strayer Education. Read More