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    Barron's Cover Story

  • Buy Home Depot

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:46 pm
    After spiffing up its own house, the retailer is sitting pretty. As the housing market revives, its shares could rally 25%.
  • The Highfliers Are Still Too High

    12 Apr 2014 | 1:51 am
    Internet and biotech stocks are melting down, but most of the market looks fine. Apple, yes. Twitter, no.
  • Beyond Bogle: The New Indexing

    11 Apr 2014 | 12:56 pm
    Index investing is now an umbrella term for strategies with elements common to active management.
  • Here Comes $75 Oil

    31 Mar 2014 | 11:59 am
    Lower energy costs will have a salutary effect on the U.S. economy. Not so Russia, where oil provides 50% of government income.
  • World's Best CEOs

    25 Mar 2014 | 10:18 am
    Members of our exclusive club share a high regard for innovation, growth, and shareholder return. Who's in and who's out on our 10th annual list.
 
 
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    Barron's Electronic Investor

  • Where to Find Investment Themes

    18 Apr 2014 | 11:30 pm
    Two sites that specialize in providing baskets of stocks to help investors play the right investment themes.
  • A Slow Lane for Traders

    11 Apr 2014 | 10:34 pm
    Following Michael Lewis' new book on high-speed trading, two online brokers offer an alternative route. Plus, an innovative way to make tightly focused early-stage investments on the Web.
  • Forensic Accountants for the Little Guy

    5 Apr 2014 | 12:49 am
    Two Websites, one of which also runs an ETF, are designed to highlight companies' hidden accounting strengths and weaknesses.
  • Retirement Options

    28 Mar 2014 | 10:52 pm
    Cathy and Stephen Trenton, married for 37 years, describe their electronic-trading tools and methods.
  • How to Make $1 Million

    24 Mar 2014 | 9:39 am
    A recent study by Bankrate.com underscores how important dividends have been to returns, especially for retirees.
 
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    Barron's Commodities Corner

  • Future Sours for Orange Crop

    18 Apr 2014 | 11:33 pm
    With Florida's crop sharply reduced by disease, prices are rising. But watch out–demand isn't likely to keep up.
  • Canola Is Just Starting to Cook

    11 Apr 2014 | 10:04 pm
    Trapped until recently by Canada's rail snarls, the multi-faceted oilseed is getting back on track. Why the price could gain another 20%.
  • A Tad Too Much Sugar

    5 Apr 2014 | 12:14 am
    Renewed rain in Brazil means another healthy crop that's likely to exceed demand and force prices lower.
  • Asia Spurs Milk's Bull Run

    28 Mar 2014 | 11:20 pm
    Milk futures are soaring to new heights as demand for dairy products in China and other Asian countries has risen rapidly.
  • Stockpiling Grain in Ukraine

    22 Mar 2014 | 1:29 am
    Ukraine's farmers are using wheat and corn to hedge currency risks. The Crimea crisis could drive prices even higher.
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    Barron's Current Yield

  • Junk Bonds Losing Favor

    22 Apr 2014 | 12:32 pm
    Go-anywhere fixed-income funds had been loading up on high-yield bonds, but now they're cutting back, and looking elsewhere for return.
  • Chicago's Lessons for Muni Holders

    11 Apr 2014 | 11:40 pm
    When troubled government pension plans threaten a municipality's solvency, workers are likely to bear the brunt of reforms. Quick solutions are unlikely.
  • Ho-Hum Jobs Data: Balm for Bonds

    5 Apr 2014 | 12:18 am
    Market moves little after report comes in as many had expected.
  • Treasuries Are Battered, Not Out

    28 Mar 2014 | 11:18 pm
    Most signs point to a tough road ahead for U.S. Treasuries. However, there are also factors that say the bonds may yet have good prospects.
  • Parsing Yellen's Eight Words

    22 Mar 2014 | 12:04 am
    In a short phrase, the new Fed chair, Janet Yellen, altered the outlook for U.S. Treasury bonds. Here's what may loom for investors.
 
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    Barron's Review

  • Review

    18 Apr 2014 | 11:56 pm
    The U.S. share of world stock market valuation has slipped. Meanwhile, emerging markets have gained, with Asian bourses the biggest winners.
  • Review

    11 Apr 2014 | 11:25 pm
    Companies are making furniture, jewelry, and more from thousands of miles of fire hose discarded each year.
  • Review

    5 Apr 2014 | 12:54 am
    The price of a hot dog at a baseball game has risen faster than inflation over the past decade. Heres's a roundup of the tabs at different stadiums.
  • Review

    28 Mar 2014 | 10:49 pm
    Vladimir Putin is scoffing, but sanctions have already taken a toll on his richest citizens.
  • Review

    22 Mar 2014 | 12:07 am
    Michael ValloExperts ponder the likely consequences of Russia's overreach.
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    Barron's Preview

  • Preview

    19 Apr 2014 | 12:24 am
    Overachievers are more likely to be victimized by on-the-job undermining, but the sneaky deeds occur under the radar.
  • Preview

    11 Apr 2014 | 11:23 pm
    Linking the two hubs of Shanghai and Hong Kong, which could happen in six month, could boost trading volume and interest in both.
  • Preview

    5 Apr 2014 | 12:59 am
    Ally Financial, the former GMAC, readies an IPO that should enable it to put $2.5 billion back in the Treasury's pocket.
  • Preview

    28 Mar 2014 | 10:51 pm
    When it comes to jokesters, Google is the king.
  • Preview

    22 Mar 2014 | 12:08 am
    Michael ValloAn attorney adds a twist to his long, losing battle against a restrictive U.S. shipping law.
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    Barron's Follow Up

  • Revlon Still an Enticing Beauty

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:35 pm
    The cosmetics firm continues to trade cheaply, relative to some bigger rivals. One reason is the stance of its controlling shareholder, Ron Perelman.
  • 3-D Printing Stocks Still Have Far to Fall

    11 Apr 2014 | 11:19 pm
    Despite a 31% decline in the last month, 3D Systems, voxeljet, and Stratasys still look overpriced.
  • Follow-Up

    9 Apr 2014 | 7:11 pm
    The telecom has done well by its shareholders in selling its Verizon Wireless stake. Here's an outlook for U.S. Vodafone investors mulling their prospects.
  • Follow Up

    28 Mar 2014 | 11:00 pm
    The Federal Reserve's slap at Citigroup's capital plan could hasten restructuring. Shares of ANN could climb 15%. And concerns about credit- and debit-card security will give VeriFone a boost.
  • Follow Up

    21 Mar 2014 | 11:41 pm
    CEO Marissa Mayer has presided over a 141% increase in the value of Yahoo! shares, even as her efforts to turn the company into a media colossus have yielded little.
 
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    Barron's Mailbag

  • Mailbag

    19 Apr 2014 | 12:37 am
    Letters to Barron's about the possible effects of crude oil at $75 a barrel
  • Mailbag

    11 Apr 2014 | 11:28 pm
    Letters to Barron's about the high cost of college loans and about high-frequency trading.
  • Mailbag

    4 Apr 2014 | 11:15 pm
    Letters to Barron's about back-testing performance, the chance of a capital-spending surge, the Fed's plans for ending quantitative easing, and more.
  • Mailbag

    28 Mar 2014 | 11:36 pm
    Letters to Barron's about Detroit, the reconstruction of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the combination of Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse.
  • Mailbag

    22 Mar 2014 | 12:37 am
    Letters to Barron's about the fifth anniversary of the bull market and the problems with paying college athletes.
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    Stocks To Watch

  • Stocks: Earnings Disappointment Ends Market’s Winning Streak

    Ben Levisohn
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:33 pm
    All good things must come to an end. And so it is with the S&P 500′s six-day winning streak, as AT&T (T), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), International Game Technology (IGT), Amgen (AMGN) and Netflix (NFLX) helped lead the market lower. Francesco Lastrucci for The Wall Street Journal The S&P 500 fell 0.2% to 1,875.39 today, while [...]
  • Starbucks Puts the Fizz in SodaStream

    Ben Levisohn
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:57 am
    SodaStream (SODA) has shot higher as if propelled by the pressurized gas is uses to add fizz on speculation that Starbucks (SBUX) might be negotiating to buy a piece of the company. AFP/Getty Images The news that someone somewhere was in talks with SodaStream actually broke April 16, when Israeli website, Calcalist noted that SodaStream [...]
  • Intuitive Surgical is a Buy…Near $350

    Ben Levisohn
    23 Apr 2014 | 10:22 am
    Providing disappointing numbers before the fact can be a good strategy as long as a company does a good job of setting the right expectations. Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) clearly didn’t. Remember, earlier this month Intuitive Surgical warned investors that sales wouldn’t be very good. So why are shares falling today? The details of its earnings [...]
  • Gilead Sciences: “Officially a Value Stock”

    Ben Levisohn
    23 Apr 2014 | 9:21 am
    Earlier this month, RBC Capital Markets wondered whether Gilead Sciences (GILD) is actually a value stock. After last night’s earnings release, Piper Jaffray’s Joshua Schimmer and team say that’s now officially the case. Bloomberg They explain why Gilead’s “officially a ‘value’ stock:” [Gilead Sciences] reported one of the most impressive beats in biopharma history, led [...]
  • Procter & Gamble: Why Its Beat Doesn’t Matter

    Ben Levisohn
    23 Apr 2014 | 8:29 am
    Investors haven’t expected much from Procter & Gamble (PG) and the consumer-staples giant has delivered much. That doesn’t look to change much after Procter & Gamble’s financial results today. Associated Press Shares of Procter & Gamble have dropped 3.2% during the past 12 months, lagging Unilever’s (UL) 2.5% rise, Colgate-Palmolive’s (CL) 8.7% advance and Kimberly-Clark’s [...]
 
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    Tech Trader Daily

  • Fusion-io Off 5%: FYQ3 Rev Beats; Q4 View Light

    Tiernan Ray
    23 Apr 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Shares of flash memory-based storage technology vendor Fusion-io (FIO) are down 53 cents, or 5.5%, at $9.15, in late trading, after the company this afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue that topped analysts’ expectations, and a net loss per share in line with consensus, and forecast Q4′s revenue perhaps a little light of consensus. Revenue in the [...]
  • Apple FYQ2 Call: 20M Units of AppleTV Sold To Date

    Tiernan Ray
    23 Apr 2014 | 2:05 pm
    Apple‘s (AAPL) fiscal Q2 conference call is getting underway following a report a short while ago of revenue and earnings per share that easily topped consensus estimates, driven by sales of 43.7 million iPhones in the three months ended in March, and a forecast for Q3 below consensus. The company said it would up its dividend [...]
  • Apple Halted, Jumps 8%: FYQ2 Beats; Ups Buybacks to $90B, 7-for-1 Stock Split

    Tiernan Ray
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Shares of Apple (AAPL) have been halted this afternoon ahead of the company’s fiscal Q2 report. Analysts are modeling $43.7 billion in revenue and $10.19 per share. Update: The company is reporting revenue up 5%, year over year, and down 21% from Q1′s level, at $45.65 billion, and EPS of $11.62. Apple said in a companion [...]
  • Citrix Up 5%: Q1 Beats; Q2 View Light, Raises Year Profit View

    Tiernan Ray
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Shares of enterprise software vendor Citrix Systems (CTXS) are up $2.34, over 4%, at $58.33, after the company this afternoon reported Q1 revenue and earnings per share that topped analysts’ expectations, forecast this quarter’s results below consensus, and raised the bottom of its estimated range for the year’s profit. Revenue in the three months ended in March [...]
  • Fortinet Up 4%: Q1 Rev, EPS Beat

    Tiernan Ray
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Shares of enterprise security technology vendor Fortinet (FTNT) are up 90 cents, or 4%, at $22.94, after the company this afternoon reported Q1 revenue and earnings per share that topped analysts’ expectations. Revenue in the three months ended in March rose 24%, year over year, to $168.9 million, yielding EPS of 11 cents. Analysts had been modeling [...]
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