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  • Southwestern Energy Shares Have 57% Upside

    Barron's This Week Magazine
    31 Oct 2014 | 12:14 pm
    The natural-gas firm will likely remain one of the lowest-cost producers in the U.S.
  • 31 Oct 2014 | 8:26 pm

    Barron's Most Emailed Today
    31 Oct 2014 | 8:26 pm
  • Charts Suggest Gold Will Keep On Falling

    Barron's Most Emailed This Week
    31 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    Gold’s latest selloff pushed mining stocks below an important level; here’s when to buy.
  • Why Alibaba Will Knock Down JD.com

    Barron's Most Viewed Today
    31 Oct 2014 | 8:48 pm
    These two hot U.S. IPOs will slug it out for the online retail crown in China. The bigger, profit-making champ could land enough blows to cut the challenger’s share price by 20%.
  • Alibaba Set for 30% Annual Growth

    Barron's Most Viewed This Week
    31 Oct 2014 | 4:05 am
    Revenue and earnings will soar for the e-commerce giant as adoption continues.
 
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    Barron's Most Emailed Today

  • 31 Oct 2014 | 8:26 pm

    31 Oct 2014 | 8:26 pm
  • Charts Suggest Gold Will Keep On Falling

    31 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    Gold’s latest selloff pushed mining stocks below an important level; here’s when to buy.
  • Gold's Bear Scent

    31 Oct 2014 | 12:20 pm
    Gold’s Bear ScentSeveral articles paint a pessimistic picture about the precious metal’s prospects. And how long can the U.S. oil shale boom last?Gold’s Bear ScentSeveral articles paint a pessimistic picture about the precious metal’s prospects. And how long can the U.S. oil shale boom last?
  • Southwestern Energy Shares Have 57% Upside

    31 Oct 2014 | 12:14 pm
    Southwestern Energy Shares Have 57% UpsideThe natural-gas firm will likely remain one of the lowest-cost producers in the U.S.Southwestern Energy Shares Have 57% UpsideThe natural-gas firm will likely remain one of the lowest-cost producers in the U.S.
  • Two Subsea Picks That Aren't Completely Wet

    31 Oct 2014 | 12:13 pm
    Two Subsea Picks That Aren’t Completely WetCameron and FMC Technologies have strong backlogs that will give support as oil prices remain low.Two Subsea Picks That Aren’t Completely WetCameron and FMC Technologies have strong backlogs that will give support as oil prices remain low.
 
 
 
 
 
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    Barron's Cover Story

  • Inside Schwab

    25 Oct 2014 | 4:14 am
    In his six years as head of brokerage Charles Schwab, Bettinger has doubled client assets to $2.4 trillion. He’s only getting started.
  • Invest Like a Tech Tycoon

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Silicon Valley moguls are investing smarter, with help from private bankers. Where to find safety nets for risk-takers.
  • The Bull Will Be Back

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:28 am
    America’s money managers say stocks will resume their climb after a short but needed time out, according to our latest Big Money Poll.
  • Time to Buy Samsung

    13 Oct 2014 | 10:51 am
    It’s hard to think of another huge company with a stock as cheap as South Korea’s Samsung Electronics. Its shares could rally 50%.
  • Fidelity's Bright Stars

    7 Oct 2014 | 12:57 pm
    Joel Tillinghast and Will Danoff are renowned stockpickers closing in on 25 years managing funds for Fidelity. What’s next?
 
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    Barron's Features

  • Investors in Brazil Have Reason to Celebrate Dilma Rousseff

    31 Oct 2014 | 11:38 pm
    Brazil’s stock market has been in turmoil over the country’s drawn-out presidential election. But the outlook is much better than most investors seem to expect.
  • Commodities: Buy When the World Is Selling

    31 Oct 2014 | 11:35 pm
    Investors love to hate commodities these days, which is one good reason to consider them for your portfolio. A dozen ways to play the group.
  • Why Alibaba Will Knock Down JD.com

    31 Oct 2014 | 8:48 pm
    These two hot U.S. IPOs will slug it out for the online retail crown in China. The bigger, profit-making champ could land enough blows to cut the challenger’s share price by 20%.
  • Collectible: Sotheby's Shares

    31 Oct 2014 | 8:12 pm
    Under fire from activists like Daniel Loeb, the art auctioneer is suddenly creating new ways to wring cash from its operations. Do I hear 25% higher?
  • As Wabco Steps on the Gas, Shares Could Rise 60%

    31 Oct 2014 | 8:04 pm
    Demand for truck brakes will rise as aging fleets in the U.S. and Europe are replaced and regulators in China require more safety features. Why Wabco could rise 60% in three years.
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    Barron's Economic Beat

  • Close on GDP, but No Nostradamus

    31 Oct 2014 | 10:44 pm
    As Barron’s had predicted, the economy grew at a 3.5% annual clip in the third quarter, but not for the reasons we expected.
  • Economist Sees Slow, Solid Gains for Stocks

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:05 pm
    Applied Global Macro Research’s Carsten Valgreen, who tracks the market with data that track the broad economy, sees stocks rising 5% to 8% annually over next three years.
  • This Nobel Is No Prize

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:31 am
    The economics committee’s award to Jean Tirole honors a flawed view of financial regulation.
  • U.S. Job Gains Ramp Up

    7 Oct 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Jobless rate slides to 5.9%, as September’s job-creation numbers look strong and August’s are revised higher. Workforce-participation rate remains weak.
  • Some Economic Sinners in Need of Atonement

    26 Sep 2014 | 11:16 pm
    The Affordable Care Act was endorsed by more than 300 economists in January 2011, but economists have since pointed out the ACA's disincentive effect on job creation.
 
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    Barron's Electronic Investor

  • Sites for the Active---and Not So Active---Investor

    31 Oct 2014 | 9:50 pm
    There are sites that can help you make money, and those that can help you save it. We’re going to offer one of each this week.
  • Good News Travels Fast

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:49 pm
    Sometimes the best opportunities are right in front of investors’ eyes–like earlier-than-usual earnings calls and corporate spinoffs.
  • New Tools for Options

    18 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    Alibaba’s huge IPO has spurred interest in the U.S. options market. Here are trading platforms from Schwab, Quantcha, and OptionsPlay.
  • Where to Profit This Earnings Season

    11 Oct 2014 | 12:10 am
    Websites Estimize and Zacks break down quarterly profits in just about every way possible to pinpoint the “surprises.”
  • 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.
 
 
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    Barron's Review

  • Review

    31 Oct 2014 | 11:23 pm
    Madison Square Garden Co. prepares to monetize the Rockettes.
  • Review

    27 Oct 2014 | 10:08 am
    Experts weigh in on what investors should expect from Facebook’s earnings report.
  • Review

    25 Oct 2014 | 12:51 am
    Oil-industry experts weigh in on whether–and how low–gasoline prices will fall.
  • Review

    10 Oct 2014 | 11:52 pm
    After taking a beating during long market rally, the shorts are pulling in profits as their bets against once highflying stocks pay off.
  • Review

    7 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Three experts weigh in on whether the stock market’s recent declines signal the start of a larger selloff.
 
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    Barron's Preview

  • Preview

    31 Oct 2014 | 11:23 pm
    Even if GOP controls both houses of Congress, it won’t be strong enough to overturn any presidential vetoes.
  • Preview

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:38 pm
    A recent study of academics’ theories of how to beat the market shows that most are about as accurate as a Ouija board.
  • Preview

    18 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Amid the Ebola panic, traders have been investing in companies that make protective gear. But the trades are highly speculative.
  • Preview

    10 Oct 2014 | 11:21 pm
    Turns out the mania is for the flavoring, not the fleshy gourd itself.
  • Preview

    7 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Divorce’s trauma hurts investment performance along gender lines. And intriguingly, male and female results differ after breakup.
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    Barron's Follow Up

  • Top Advisor in Apparent Suicide as Fund Draws Questions

    25 Oct 2014 | 1:28 am
    Convergent Wealth Advisors’ David Zier found dead after apparent irregularities are discovered in a fund he ran outside the firm.
  • $75 Oil Is Still on the Way

    18 Oct 2014 | 6:48 am
    Sorry, Mr. Putin: Last week’s oil-price drop was just a trial run for a trip to $75–or less.
  • Follow Up

    13 Oct 2014 | 12:11 pm
    With forecasters pegging growth at 4%, companies such as Wal-Mart Stores and DSW stand to benefit.
  • Follow-Up

    7 Oct 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Our counter-consensus prediction of lower prices earlier this year is starting to become reality.
  • 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.
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    Barron's Mailbag

  • Mailbag

    31 Oct 2014 | 11:12 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about $75 oil, the IRS scandal as compared to Watergate, the longevity of disk-drive technology and the need for bank regulation.
  • Mailbag

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:02 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about the strengthen of the American economy, the importance of utility stocks and their dividends, the abundance of under-covered bad news about investments, pitfalls in picking a financial advisor, the ups and downs of the casino economy and the merits of free banking.
  • Mailbag

    18 Oct 2014 | 7:26 am
    Letters to Barron’s about market action, Amazon and authors, and the dire condition of the U.S. government and what it means for the economy.
  • Mailbag

    10 Oct 2014 | 10:47 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about the impact of Obamacare and economists, a possible threat to the tax advantage of Roth IRAs, and more.
  • Mailbag

    7 Oct 2014 | 1:33 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about Morningstar’s coverage of the DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund, bullish and bearish views of economic growth, and the character-building virtue of hard physical labor.
 
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    Stocks to Watch

  • No Dead Bodies Here: New Highs for the S&P 500, Dow; Small Caps Soar

    Ben Levisohn
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Do you like dead bodies? If you do, the Nightcrawler is the movie for you. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a psychotic cameraman who listens to a police scanner for horrific accidents, murders and crimes that he can film for the local news. And as with most movies of this type, at some point the line [...]
  • Newmont Mining: Wait, I Thought It Was Good News

    Ben Levisohn
    31 Oct 2014 | 12:09 pm
    Sometimes a beat just isn’t enough, as investors in Newmont Mining (NEM) found out today. Zuma Press Newmont reported a profit of 50 cents excluding items, beating forecasts for 16 cents, pm revenue of $1.75 billion. The numbers weren’t nearly that straightforward, however–or that good. The folks at Deustche Bank explain: Newmont reported a wide [...]
  • Starbucks Slide a Buying Opportunity, JPMorgan Says

    Ben Levisohn
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:03 am
    JPMorgan’s John Ivankoe and team explain why Starbucks’ (SBUX) post-earnings slide has created a buying opportunity: Associated Press In the past, we have tried to keep valuation discipline on entry points for Starbucks shares. Despite the 3% reduction in F15 EPS and expecting 15% growth in F16 to $3.57 (about 2-3% constrained due to higher [...]
  • Is Citigroup’s Restatement Reason to Worry?

    Ben Levisohn
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:52 am
    No say, Nomura’s Steven Chubak and Sharon Leung who don’t think Citigroup’s (C) earnings restatement is a big deal. They explain why: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Citi issued a press release after market close announcing a $600mn downward adjustment to its 3Q14 earnings due to an increase in legal accruals. The company noted that the increase [...]
  • Tesoro: Refining Its Way Higher

    Ben Levisohn
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:36 am
    Shares of Tesoro (TSO) are surging today after the oil refiner reported solid profits thanks to wider profit margins. Reuters Tesoro reported a profit of $3.06 a share, easily topping forecasts for $2.15 a share, on revenue of $11.15 billion, below forecasts for $11.33 billion. Cowen’s Sam Margolin and Jason Gabelman explain how Tesoro beat [...]
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    Tech Trader Daily

  • GoPro Jumps 14%: Upside to Forecast, Says FBN; Targets Rising

    Tiernan Ray
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:37 am
    Shares of adventure camera maker GoPro (GPRO) are up $9.68, over 14%, at $77.93, adding to after-hours gains last night following a report of better-than-expected Q3 results and a much better forecast for this quarter. CEO Nick Woodman was upbeat about new models of cameras recently introduced during a conference call with the Street, and the [...]
  • Alcatel Continues Rise: Q3 Highlights Improved Routing Sales

    Tiernan Ray
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    Shares of Alcatel Lucent (ALU) are higher by 6 cents, or almost 2%, at $3.03, following a 16% surge yesterday after the company reported Q3 revenue and earnings per share below consensus, but said its profit margin improved in several of its businesses, which allowed the company to beat operating income estimates. Something both bull and [...]
  • KLA Tencor, ASML to Rebound in 2015 After ‘Spooky’ FinFet Debacle, Says Semiwatch

    Tiernan Ray
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:17 am
    ‘Tis the day do inflect research reports with “spooky” references, and Robert Maire of boutique firm Semiwatch delivers, writing that the failure of the chip industry’s “FinFet” technology has thus far been like “Freddy Krueger using razor fingers to shred yields.” What all that means is that making 3-D transistors has proven hard to do for everyone, including Intel (INTC) and [...]
  • Microchip: Oh, Well, Never Mind; Street Declares Giant Correction Turns out To be Very Little

    Tiernan Ray
    31 Oct 2014 | 6:07 am
    Shares of Microchip Technology (MCHP) are up $2.91, or 7.1%, at $44, in early trading, after the company yesterday afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue in line with consensus and profit a penny below, and forecast revenue below consensus. You’ll recall Microchip three weeks ago warned that its quarterly results would miss expectations, and presented itself [...]
  • Atmel: FBR Ups to Buy After Microchip Warning Discounted Good Semis

    Tiernan Ray
    31 Oct 2014 | 5:39 am
    Shares of microcontroller vendor Atmel (ATML) are up 36 cents, or 5.2%, at $7.31, pre-market, after FBR & Co.’s Christopher Rolland this morning wrote that he was “taking advantage of Microchipsaw” — an obvious reference to the warning from Microchip Technologies (MCHP) three weeks ago that freaked out chip investors — to raise Atmel to an Outperform [...]
 
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