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    Barron's Most Emailed This Week

  • Luster Restored

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:59 am
    Huge demand for classic cars revs up interest in refurbishments
  • Cisco Has 50% Upside if It Copies eBay's PayPal Split

    1 Oct 2014 | 6:35 am
    Cisco Has 50% Upside if It Copies eBay's PayPal SplitThe networking giant would win big by splitting growth businesses from cash cows, says an investment bank. Cisco Has 50% Upside if It Copies eBay's PayPal SplitThe networking giant would win big by splitting growth businesses from cash cows, says an investment bank.
  • S&P 3K? Morgan Stanley Bullish on Rest of Decade

    1 Oct 2014 | 5:50 am
    Strategist Adam Parker thinks the market can buck rising interest rates. Favorite sectors: Healthcare and tech.
  • Tech Leadership Wobbles, Threatens Entire Market

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:39 am
    Tech Leadership Wobbles, Threatens Entire Stock Market Strength in technology is critical for the market to continue rising. Why recent weakness matters greatly.TKTech Leadership Wobbles, Threatens Entire Market By Michael KahnStrength in technology is critical for the market to continue rising. Why recent weakness matters greatly.
  • What's the Next Step for Bond Investors?

    29 Sep 2014 | 2:44 pm
    A Wells Fargo fixed-income pro lays out moves in advance of a Fed rate hike next year.
 
 
 
 
 
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    Barron's Cover Story

  • Invest Like a Tech Tycoon

    27 Sep 2014 | 1:24 am
    Silicon Valley moguls are investing smarter, with help from private bankers. Where to find safety nets for risk-takers.
  • Don't Panic!

    20 Sep 2014 | 1:40 am
    Americans have been told over and over again we're unprepared for retirement. But new research says the news isn't so dire.
  • The New American Express

    13 Sep 2014 | 7:19 am
    As AmEx expands its franchise, profits could rise at a double-digit rate, lifting the stock nearly 30%.
  • Wall Street Strategists See Stocks Steaming Ahead

    6 Sep 2014 | 1:34 am
    U.S. equities could head higher in coming months, propelled by strong earnings gains and low interest rates.
  • The Decline of Work

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:37 am
    The unemployment rate may be falling, but with more people than ever out of the workforce, the news is bad and getting worse.
 
 
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    Barron's Electronic Investor

  • Robo-Advisors Multiply

    26 Sep 2014 | 11:21 pm
    A recent financial technology conference underscored the rise of the automated money manager. Now one's tackling the defined contribution market.
  • The John Bogle of Websites

    20 Sep 2014 | 1:13 am
    New site FeeX joins SigFig in searching for ways to cut those nasty fees that reduce your returns.
  • Behind the Numbers

    12 Sep 2014 | 11:48 pm
    Websites New Constructs and GuruFocus help investors get the benefit of first-rate analysis of corporate accounting.
  • What's New at Brokers

    5 Sep 2014 | 11:51 pm
    Charles Schwab, Interactive Brokers, OptionsHouse, tradeMonster, and Springleaf Financial get traders ready for fall.
  • Yahoo!, CNBC in One

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:12 pm
    The two financial media outfits have a new online offering that's bringing together technical and fundamental analysis–and more.
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    Barron's International Trader - Asia

  • How To Avoid Japan's Muddle

    26 Sep 2014 | 11:42 pm
    The Abe government faces some tough economic decisions. Now could be a good time to rejigger your stock holdings.
  • Why Alibaba Isn't in Your Fund

    20 Sep 2014 | 1:03 am
    Surprisingly, the e-commerce giant won't be in the two largest global stock indexes. It's time to fix that.
  • Qualcomm Out, MediaTek In

    12 Sep 2014 | 11:25 pm
    China's charges of monopoly against the U.S. chip designer will produce an odd beneficiary—a Taiwanese chip maker.
  • Two Questions for Alibaba

    5 Sep 2014 | 11:53 pm
    As the Chinese e-commerce giant's record size IPO approaches, investors need assurance on a couple of key points.
  • Hong Kong Retailers on Sale

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:29 am
    China's anti-corruption drive is just one factor driving down the island's store traffic. But a couple of stocks could buck the tide.
 
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    Barron's Current Yield

  • Say Hello to High-Yield America

    26 Sep 2014 | 11:27 pm
    U.S. bonds: The Fed's hint of hawkishness sets it apart from the ECB and BOJ.
  • The Fed: Something for Everyone

    20 Sep 2014 | 12:46 am
    After the Federal Reserve's latest rate decision, it may be doing something for everyone, or just what it should be doing.
  • Volatility Ahead From the Fed?

    15 Sep 2014 | 10:27 am
    Signals of a change in Fed policy on Wednesday could give the bond market whiplash.
  • ECB Sends All Bond Yields Lower

    5 Sep 2014 | 11:45 pm
    The European Central Bank is playing catch-up -- it's just starting its bond-buying program as the Federal Reserve winds its quantitative easing down. Now global money will keep Treasury yields low.
  • Bondholders, Fasten Your Seat Belts

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:06 pm
    Bond prices have defied expectations and risen this year, but investors should brace for significant volatility ahead. Consider moves to cash.
 
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    Barron's Review

  • Review

    26 Sep 2014 | 11:38 pm
    Big-company IPOs beat the market by two percentage points annually in their first three years of trading. Small firms underperformed by six points.
  • Review

    26 Sep 2014 | 11:13 pm
    Young adults don't understand money, a survey finds. They need someone other than mom and dad to teach them.
  • Review

    12 Sep 2014 | 11:52 pm
    Crude prices have been trending lower, despite geopolitical tensions. A group of experts forecasts where Brent oil prices will end the year.
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    6 Sep 2014 | 1:18 am
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    30 Aug 2014 | 1:09 am
    Four opinions on whether hiking the minimum wage is beneficial to the economy
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    26 Sep 2014 | 11:40 pm
    Art-secured lending, despite its tumultuous history, is expanding amid the rise in art values.
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    20 Sep 2014 | 12:50 am
    Washington women with full-time jobs earned the highest median salary in the nation. D.C. is also tops in gender equality on pay.
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    12 Sep 2014 | 11:53 pm
    Stanford and Harvard are offering senior citizens rigorous programs, with Stanford's costing $60,000 without residential fees. Call it "unretirement."
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    6 Sep 2014 | 1:54 am
    Scientists foresee important new technologies on the near horizon. A big issue: ensuring privacy.
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    29 Aug 2014 | 11:15 pm
    The contest of private aerospace companies will hit a key point in September, when NASA awards manned-spacecraft contracts.
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    Barron's Follow Up

  • Follow Up

    26 Sep 2014 | 11:41 pm
    Improvement in credit-card operations sets stage for further gains in the stock. And weak sales, heavy dividend and debt load hurt Theravance shares.
  • Follow Up

    20 Sep 2014 | 1:18 am
    Yahoo! could have upside of 35%. And whether or not DuPont management heeds an activist's advice to break up the company, shareholders could come out ahead.
  • Allstate Shares Look Like a Bargain, Even After a 31% Rally

    13 Sep 2014 | 2:55 am
    The insurer topped even our expectations, but still trades at a discount. Amgen has vanquished doubters. Auxilium oddly seeks inversion.
  • Follow-Up

    6 Sep 2014 | 1:06 am
    Firmer pricing for offshore oil rigs could lift Transocean's shares from the depths. And while Carmike Cinemas is doing well, its shares don't look inexpensive anymore.
  • Higher Interest Rates Could Boost Discover

    30 Aug 2014 | 12:12 am
    Up 20% since our story in November, Discover could turn in double-digit gains over the next year.
 
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    27 Sep 2014 | 12:14 am
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  • Last Man Standing in Russia

    27 Sep 2014 | 12:54 am
    Prosperity Capital perseveres as other hedge fund firms withdraw from Moscow. "Investing in companies not Putin."
  • The Trouble With Stars

    20 Sep 2014 | 1:15 am
    Morningstar's star rating gives you a quick way of seeing where a mutual fund has been. The analyst rating is a better gauge of where it's going.
  • When Closed-End Funds Make Sense

    17 Sep 2014 | 9:02 am
    Retail investors often overreact to events, and that provides the opportunities in these funds. Here's a different way to play them.
  • Notable Sale of Foreign Bonds

    8 Sep 2014 | 8:09 am
    Loomis Sayles fixed-income guru Dan Fuss retreats from overseas markets and raises cash to record levels.
  • Where to Stash Your Cash

    2 Sep 2014 | 11:49 am
    With interest rates likely to rise, you'd think the outlook for your money-market mutual funds would be improving. You'd be wrong. Here are better alternatives.
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    Stocks to Watch

  • Dow Industrials Shed 240 Points: Blame the Fed?

    Ben Levisohn
    1 Oct 2014 | 1:16 pm
    Down goes the market. ZUMAPRESS.com The S&P 500 fell 1.3% to 1,946.16, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 238.19 points, or 1.4%, to 16,804.71. The Nasdaq Composite declined 1.6% to 4,422.09 and the small-company Russell 2000 finished off 1.5% to 1,085.61. The selling today appeared to be driven by weaker construction and manufacturing data. [...]
  • Michael Kors: Shopping in the Discount Bin

    Grace L. Williams
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:24 pm
    It’s been a tough couple days for clothing and accessories retailer Michael Kors (KORS). F. Martin Ramin/The Wall Street Journal With shares falling 5% on investor fears of soft demand, and Macy’s (M) discounting a sizeable portion of its Michael Kors inventory, it was time for someone–anyone–to step up and say something. So Morgan Stanley’s [...]
  • Will This Hedge Fund’s Unwind Hit Your Favorite Stock?

    Ben Levisohn
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that activist hedge fund Relational Investors plans to close by the end of the year, as co-founder Ralph Whitworth battles throat cancer. From the WSJ: Relational Investors LLC, the veteran activist investment firm, plans to wind down its operations and dissolve its current funds by the end of next [...]
  • Lakeland Industries: Have Hazmat, Will Travel

    Ben Levisohn
    1 Oct 2014 | 10:39 am
    What is Lakeland Industries (LAKE)? Lakeland Industries I’m glad you asked. Lakeland gets more than 90% of its revenue from the manufacture and sale safety garments, and on Sept. 12, it reminded the world that it makes hazmat suits that can be used to stave off Ebola. With the deadly virus having finally made its [...]
  • Dow Drops 200 Points as Dismal Data Sinks Stocks

    Ben Levisohn
    1 Oct 2014 | 10:05 am
    Look out below. REUTERS Stocks are tumbling today after disappointing economic data called into question the strength of the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen 204.74 points, or 1.2%, to 16,838.16 at 1:03 p.m., while the S&P 500 has dropped 1% to 1953.61. The Nasdaq Composite has declined1.3% to 4,436.01 and the [...]
 
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    Tech Trader Daily

  • Netflix: Baird Sees Higher International Costs, Likes Original Films

    Tiernan Ray
    1 Oct 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Netflix (NFLX) shares today closed down $12.38, or 2.7%, at $438.80, after another bullish view from the Street about the company’s international growth prospects — even though they may cost the company profit. R.W. Baird’s William Power, reiterating an Outperform rating, and a $505 price target, cut his estimates for profit this year and next [...]
  • WiLan Plunges 27% after Judge Grants Apple’s Motion

    Tiernan Ray
    1 Oct 2014 | 1:54 pm
    Shares of Ottawa-based intellectual property holding company Wi-Lan (WILN) are down 95 cents, or 27%, at $2.56, after the stock was halted this evening before the company announced it was informed that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has granted a motion to Apple (AAPL), whom WiLAN is suing for patent [...]
  • EMC Names Apple, Continental Vet Rowe New CFO

    Tiernan Ray
    1 Oct 2014 | 1:46 pm
    Storage equipment giant EMC (EMC) this afternoon announced it appointed Zane Rowe , an Apple (AAPL) and Continental Airlines veteran, as its new chief financial officer.  Rowe takes over from Dave Goulden, who has been serving a dual role at EMC as both CFO and as president of the company’s “information infrastructure” business. EMC CEO Joe Tucci [...]
  • Cisco: Atlantic Starts at Buy on New Products, IoT, SDN Prospects

    Tiernan Ray
    1 Oct 2014 | 1:11 pm
    Cisco Systems (CSCO) shares are down 14 cents, or 0.6%, at $25.03, despite a positive recommendation from Atlantic Equities‘s Josep Bori, who this morning initiated coverage of the stock with an Overweight rating, and a $31 price target, writing that the company is still the “undisputed leader” in networking” and will benefit from the Internet of Things, [...]
  • Apple: Piper Tempers Expectations for Apple Watch Uptake

    Tiernan Ray
    1 Oct 2014 | 11:36 am
    Piper Jaffray‘s Gene Munster today reiterates an Overweight rating on shares of Apple (AAPL), and a $120 price target, noting the public display of Apple’s Apple Watch smartwatch yesterday at Parisian boutique Colette, as reported by MacRumors‘s Kelly Hodgkins. But Munster warns investors not to get ahead of themselves, writing: “As Apple slowly raises the profile of the watch ahead [...]
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