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  • 18 Dec 2014 | 9:18 pm

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  • What's In Store For Offshore Renminbi?

    18 Dec 2014 | 4:10 pm
    What’s In Store For Offshore Renminbi?Deutsche Bank’s Linan Liu and Perry Kojodjojo on how policies will promote the global rise of China’s currency.What’s In Store For Offshore Renminbi?Deutsche Bank’s Linan Liu and Perry Kojodjojo on how policies will promote the global rise of China’s currency.
  • The Folly of Year-Ahead Market Predictions

    18 Dec 2014 | 3:29 pm
    If anyone needed a reminder how hard it is to divine the future, look at the recent history of energy prices.
  • Get Hip to Stryker

    18 Dec 2014 | 2:51 pm
    Despite a big run this year, shares of the medical device maker look cheap. Also, why Goldman Sachs put Stryker on its “Conviction Buy” list.
  • Three Picks in Software and Services for 2015.

    18 Dec 2014 | 12:11 pm
    IGate is set for sustaining top-line growth. ManTech and WNS are favorites for value investors.
 
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    Barron's Most Viewed Month

  • 18 Dec 2014 | 9:18 pm

    18 Dec 2014 | 9:18 pm
  • What's In Store For Offshore Renminbi?

    18 Dec 2014 | 4:10 pm
    What’s In Store For Offshore Renminbi?Deutsche Bank’s Linan Liu and Perry Kojodjojo on how policies will promote the global rise of China’s currency.What’s In Store For Offshore Renminbi?Deutsche Bank’s Linan Liu and Perry Kojodjojo on how policies will promote the global rise of China’s currency.
  • The Folly of Year-Ahead Market Predictions

    18 Dec 2014 | 3:29 pm
    If anyone needed a reminder how hard it is to divine the future, look at the recent history of energy prices.
  • Get Hip to Stryker

    18 Dec 2014 | 2:51 pm
    Despite a big run this year, shares of the medical device maker look cheap. Also, why Goldman Sachs put Stryker on its “Conviction Buy” list.
  • Three Picks in Software and Services for 2015.

    18 Dec 2014 | 12:11 pm
    IGate is set for sustaining top-line growth. ManTech and WNS are favorites for value investors.
 
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    Barron's Weekday Trader

  • Get Hip to Stryker

    18 Dec 2014 | 2:51 pm
    Despite a big run this year, shares of the medical device maker look cheap. Also, why Goldman Sachs put Stryker on its “Conviction Buy” list.
  • Gilead Is Growing Fast And Its Stock Is Cheap

    12 Dec 2014 | 8:13 am
    The biotech giant is attracting fans from both the growth and value camps – and for good reason.
  • A Rare Value in Big Pharma

    10 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Allergan's stock has fallen hard this year, creating an opportunity for investors to own a solid drug company at a 2009 valuation.
 
 
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    Barron's Cover Story

  • Outlook 2015: Stick With the Bull

    12 Dec 2014 | 10:53 pm
    Wall Street’s top strategists expect the S&P 500 to rally 10%. Bond yields could head higher, too.
  • Tech Stocks: This Time It Really Is Different

    8 Dec 2014 | 9:06 am
    Investor worries about another dot-com-style stock crash miss the point. The bubble is in the private market.
  • Billionaire Art Museums

    28 Nov 2014 | 11:41 pm
    While coffers have been replenished, fund raising has grown more complicated.
  • On Solid Ground

    21 Nov 2014 | 10:41 pm
    With a few prominent exceptions, states are healthier than they’ve been in years. Good news for municipal-bond investors.
  • The New China

    20 Nov 2014 | 11:37 am
    Surging exports are making Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar dynamic economic rivals to their much larger neighbor.
 
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    Barron's Features

  • FMC Could Jump 50%

    15 Dec 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Chemicals maker FMC is shedding lower-margin businesses. Fatter margins could help lift the stock.
  • Carnival, Royal Caribbean Will Cruise Higher

    15 Dec 2014 | 10:30 am
    Both could rise 20% in a year as demand for cruises grows.
  • Pulling the Plug on Hawaiian Electric Shares

    12 Dec 2014 | 8:13 pm
    Hawaiians are fleeing the state’s biggest utility for lower-cost solar power. Could the stock fall 20%?
  • Time to Buy Google

    8 Dec 2014 | 2:28 pm
    The dominant search firm has problems born of success. But it continues its innovative, free-spending ways. Shares could rise 20%.
  • All Aboard Wabtec

    6 Dec 2014 | 12:37 am
    The maker of locomotives is growing strongly in the U.S. and abroad. Industry’s safety focus is the company’s sweet spot.
 
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    Barron's Electronic Investor

  • My Favorite Bloggers

    15 Dec 2014 | 2:33 pm
    They’re familiar names, but Nouriel Roubini and Barry Ritholtz continue to offer excellent insights for investors.
  • E*Trade, TradeKing Sport New Looks

    28 Nov 2014 | 9:08 pm
    An exclusive sneak peek at the revamped Websites of two major online brokerage firms.
  • Who's Got the Cash?

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:13 pm
    A new Website from Robur Terminal as well as existing ones from YCharts and Financial Visualizations can help pinpoint companies with lots of it.
  • Brokers Adopt iPhone 6

    14 Nov 2014 | 9:31 pm
    T.D. Ameritrade, E*Trade, and SigFig upgrade mobile systems to handle Touch ID. Plus Apple Pay and iBillionaire.
  • Put Momentum on Your Side

    8 Nov 2014 | 12:51 am
    Three Websites that can help you separate the strong from the weak in your stock portfolio.
 
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    Barron's The Trader

  • Markets Plunge as Oil Panic Spreads

    15 Dec 2014 | 2:21 pm
    As oil futures fell to $57.81 per barrel, the lowest price since May 2009, U.S. and European markets fell broadly this week. Oil tanker stocks were unduly punished; Hawaiian Electric’s new buyer doesn’t make it any more attractive.
  • Another Record High for Stocks

    5 Dec 2014 | 11:29 pm
    The chief booster: A better-than-expected jobs report.
  • Dow Hits Another Record High, as Oil Plunges

    28 Nov 2014 | 9:36 pm
    The oil price slide is a net positive for the consumer and U.S. stocks, but it will probably weigh on S&P 500 index fourth-quarter earnings reports.
  • Dow, S&P 500 Hit New Highs for the Week

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:11 pm
    With China easing monetary policy and Europe prepared to do the same, U.S. stocks rallied 1% on the week. Bullish on Schlumberger, Keysight Technologies
  • As Oil Prices Fall, S&P 500 Edges to New High

    14 Nov 2014 | 9:09 pm
    Retail sales beat expectations, suggesting that lower gas prices are boosting consumer spending. Plus, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, and Arista.
 
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    Barron's Commodities Corner

  • Should You Buy Commodities?

    15 Dec 2014 | 2:24 pm
    Despite their collapse, they deserve a 10% position in long-term investors’ portfolios.
  • Drought, Demand Stir Sugar Prices

    6 Dec 2014 | 12:43 am
    Global consumption increases as Brazilian producers pull back, threatening to dissolve the glut.
  • Why Tin Will Rally in 2015

    28 Nov 2014 | 9:36 pm
    Miners will have a rough time extracting more of the metal while rising global demand will push prices higher.
  • Coffee Prices Coming Back to Earth

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:23 pm
    Hefty supplies in storage reduce effect of a Brazilian drought, but the industry awaits news of the new crop.
  • Where's the Beef?

    14 Nov 2014 | 8:25 pm
    Prices, already lofty, could hit a record by end of this year. Says one market watcher: “The path of least resistance remains higher.”
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    Barron's Current Yield

  • Oil Woes Slam Income Investors

    15 Dec 2014 | 2:23 pm
    Investors reaching for yield with junk bonds, dividend stocks and MLPs are getting hit by an oil slick.
  • Two-Year Yield Takes Off

    5 Dec 2014 | 9:18 pm
    A strong jobs report lifted bond yields, with Treasury’s two-year note at the center of the action. Also: higher yields in energy junk bonds.
  • Is It Finally Time for Loans?

    28 Nov 2014 | 10:56 pm
    With interest rates likely to rise in 2015, bond investors may be looking at leveraged bank loans as an alternative.
  • The Fed: Can It Tighten in a Loosening World?

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:46 pm
    The Federal Reserve mulls raising rates while Japan and Europe talk quantitative easing.
  • High Yield's Oil Slick

    14 Nov 2014 | 9:16 pm
    With the energy sector now the largest part of the high-yield market, your junk-bond investments are increasingly becoming bets on energy.
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    Barron's Review

  • Review

    12 Dec 2014 | 9:55 pm
    A new study shows banks worldwide turned profitable last year. Now, however, they face costly regulatory burdens.
  • Review

    5 Dec 2014 | 11:41 pm
    Experts tackle the question of whether there is anything a sharply divided Congress might actually agree on in 2015.
  • Review

    5 Dec 2014 | 9:38 pm
    Move over, Thomas Piketty. Here are four books worth reading, according to leaders in business and finance.
  • Review

    29 Nov 2014 | 12:31 am
    This year, nine atypical wine brands made the top 20 list. Four years ago, 18 of the top 20 hailed from Bordeaux.
  • Review

    22 Nov 2014 | 12:46 am
    To battle health problems and boost productivity, companies are sponsoring weight-reduction contests.
 
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  • Preview

    12 Dec 2014 | 9:55 pm
    An investor group ranks the best and worst hydro-fracturing oil & gas producers.
  • Preview

    5 Dec 2014 | 9:34 pm
    Retail experts see a strong holiday season, despite mixed reports about Black Friday receipts.
  • Preview

    28 Nov 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Banks, facing the onslaught of mobile banking, are stepping up branch closures. But a recent report warns that the trend poses industry risks.
  • Preview

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:21 pm
    As of March 31, 150,000 pay telephones remained in the U.S., down from 2.1 million in 1999.
  • Preview

    20 Nov 2014 | 11:18 am
    A lot of retailers are promoting self-service delivery—it’s free!
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    Barron's Follow Up

  • Follow Up

    12 Dec 2014 | 11:54 pm
    Europe’s weak economy, high unemployment likely to lead to stronger measures by central bank, including buying of bonds to expand money and credit
  • Follow Up

    5 Dec 2014 | 10:05 pm
    An analysis of commodity traders’ positions suggests the drop in oil prices is only three-fifths done.
  • Follow-Up

    29 Nov 2014 | 12:23 am
    Farming shares, like Deere, AGCO, Potash, and Syngenta, are likely to continue to underperform. Analysts may be too optimistic on commodity prices.
  • Successful Wireless Spectrum Auction Heats Up Dish Networks

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:29 pm
    The U.S. airwave-spectrum auction topped estimates and lifted the shares of Dish Network, which owns a huge swath of unused spectrum.
  • Hasbro and DreamWorks: Let It Go

    14 Nov 2014 | 11:40 pm
    The $35-a-share buyout doesn’t make sense.
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    Barron's Mailbag

  • Mailbag

    12 Dec 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about corn prices and ethanol, the President’s executive power, the Fed’s power over markets, and China’s power over the U.S.
  • Mailbag

    8 Dec 2014 | 11:18 am
    Letters to Barron’s about state-government finances, quantitative easing, and income inequality.
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    28 Nov 2014 | 10:35 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about consumer goods from Asia, Internet monopolies and the settlement of Detroit’s bankruptcy case.
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    21 Nov 2014 | 9:56 pm
    Letters to the Editor about the pitfalls of long-term care insurance, Republicans’ use of the filibuster, and immigration obfuscation.
  • Mailbag

    14 Nov 2014 | 10:25 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about the fall of portfolio insurance, Brazil’s undeserved good fortune, and the danger of huge public pension liabilities.
 
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    Stocks to Watch

  • Dow Gains 420 Points as Fed Feeds Investor Frenzy

    Ben Levisohn
    18 Dec 2014 | 1:44 pm
    At moments like these, the best I can do is pull out my best Keanu Reeves impersonation: Whoah. Associated Press The promise of an easy Fed sure has investors excited. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 421.28 points, or 2.4%, to 17.778.15 today, while the S&P 500 rose 2.4% to 4,748.40. Every stock in the [...]
  • Dow Industrials Soar 300 Points as Easy Money Cheers Investors

    Ben Levisohn
    18 Dec 2014 | 10:42 am
    Easy money has sent the Bears fleeing the rampaging Bulls. Associated Press The S&P 500 has gained 1.7% to 2,047.92 at 1:22 p.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen 306.74 points, or 1.8%, to 17.663.61. If the Dow holds onto its gains, it will be the first time its gained at least [...]
  • AbbVie: Here’s How It Could Differentiate Itself From Gilead

    Ben Levisohn
    18 Dec 2014 | 10:12 am
    By early next week, AbbVie (ABBV) is widely expected to get approval for its hepatitis-c treatment, one that will compete with Gilead Sciences’ (GILD) Harvoni and Sovaldi. UBS analyst Marc Goodman says the only question is the treatment duration and the price: Approval is not really a debate, in our view, given the quality of [...]
  • General Motors: No Russia, No Problem

    Ben Levisohn
    18 Dec 2014 | 8:58 am
    General Motors (GM) suspended car shipments to Russia today–but the market doesn’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing, as its shares have gained 1% today. S&P Capital IQ’s Efraim Levy explains why: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images General Motors’ suspension of wholesale sales to Russian dealers is not surprising to us in light of the sharply devalued [...]
  • Wells Fargo, Citigroup Most at Risk From Lower Oil

    Ben Levisohn
    18 Dec 2014 | 8:37 am
    Yesterday, the folks at RBC argued that large banks like Citigroup (C) and Wells Fargo (WFC) would feel little impact from the turmoil in Russia.  Pain from lower oil, well that’s a different story. JPMorgan’s Vivek Juneja and team explain: Reuters If the recent sharp drop in oil prices is sustained, we expect banks to [...]
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    Tech Trader Daily

  • Red Hat CEO Whitehurst Talks OpenStack, Containers

    Tiernan Ray
    18 Dec 2014 | 4:08 pm
    Following a fiscal Q3 report this afternoon by open-source distributor Red Hat (RHT) that was better than expected, and a forecast for this quarter slightly less than consensus, CEO Jim Whitehurst was kind enough to spend a few minutes talking with me by phone. The shares are up $6.10, or almost 10%, at $67.60. I asked Whitehurst what [...]
  • Texas Instruments, Microchip Tops in Citi View of Tech’s ‘Industrials’

    Tiernan Ray
    18 Dec 2014 | 3:40 pm
    Christopher Danely, long the semiconductor analyst for J.P. Morgan, late yesterday initiated coverage of the industry at Citigroup, where he has taken over the post formerly occupied by Glen Yeung. The theme of Danely’s overview report is that the semiconductor business is “no longer a growth industry,” with growth having slowed from 13% per annum previously [...]
  • Jabil Rises on Apple iPhone Quarter; Too Much of a Good Thing?

    Tiernan Ray
    18 Dec 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Shares of contract electronics assembler Jabil Circuit (JBL) today rose 89 cents, or 4.4%, to close at $20.96, after the company yesterday afternoon beat fiscal Q1 expectations, and offered a better than expected quarterly and yearly outlook, helped in particular by business from Apple‘s (AAPL) recently introduced iPhone 6. That helped the company’s “DMS” segment, which makes mobile [...]
  • Teradata Boosts Repurchase Authority to $450M

    Tiernan Ray
    18 Dec 2014 | 1:25 pm
    Big Data and data analytics technology vendor Teradata (TDC) this afternoon said its board of directors increased the allocation for stock buybacks by $300 million, to a total of $450 million. Teradata said it pursues an “ongoing anti-dilution offset repurchase program” by buying stock in the open market. Teradata shares are unchanged in late trading at $42.99.
  • Red Hat Surges 9% on FYQ3 Beat; Q4 View Light

    Tiernan Ray
    18 Dec 2014 | 1:17 pm
    Shares of open-source software distributor Red Hat (RHT) are higher by $4.40, or over 7%, at $65.90, in late trading, after the company this afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue Revenue in the three months ended in November rose 15%, year over year, to $455.9 million, yielding EPS of 42 cents. Analysts had been modeling $451 million and 40 [...]
 
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