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  • Synaptics Has the Right Touch

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    30 Aug 2014 | 1:52 am
    With technology for fingerprint identification and touchscreens, chip maker Synaptics is in the sweet spot for smartphones. The stock could leap by 35% or more.
  • America's Best Retreats

    Barron's Most Emailed Today
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:08 pm
    America's 20 Best Retreats.Second-home prices surged in late 2012, particularly in low-tax states.America's Best RetreatsBy Steven M. Sears, Crystal Kim, Sandra Ward, and Jonathan R. LaingSecond-home prices surged in late 2012, particularly in low-tax states. Penta's 20: Jackson Hole, Wyo.; Palm Beach, Fla.; Hanalei, Hawaii (Kauai); Park City, Utah; North Lake Tahoe, Calif.; Mount Desert Island, Maine; Austin, Texas; Aspen, Colo.; Wailea, Hawaii; Lake Geneva, Wis.; Vail, Colo.; Brays Island Plantation, S.C.; Martha's Vineyard, Mass.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Palm Springs, Calif.; Kiawah Island,…
  • Synaptics Has the Right Touch

    Barron's Most Emailed This Week
    30 Aug 2014 | 1:52 am
    With technology for fingerprint identification and touchscreens, chip maker Synaptics is in the sweet spot for smartphones. The stock could leap by 35% or more.
  • More Stocks, Fewer Bonds

    Barron's Most Emailed This Month
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    In our asset-allocation survey, wealth managers see smoother sailing.
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    30 Aug 2014 | 9:18 pm
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    Barron's This Week Magazine

  • Synaptics Has the Right Touch

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:52 am
    With technology for fingerprint identification and touchscreens, chip maker Synaptics is in the sweet spot for smartphones. The stock could leap by 35% or more.
  • Drilling Deep for Value

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:47 am
    Deep-value investor Richard Pzena likes Citi, JPMorgan, Bank of America, BP, ExxonMobil, and Staples.
  • Work's for Squares

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:08 am
    The unemployment rate may be falling, but with more people than ever out of the workforce, the news is bad and getting worse.
  • Thermo Fisher: Riding the Research Boom

    30 Aug 2014 | 12:55 am
    The science-gear maker has the fastest growth among its peers and the lowest valuation.
  • Giving Smartly After an Earthquake

    30 Aug 2014 | 12:53 am
    After Haiti's 2010 earthquake, donations poured in, with little to show for it today. Donors should look at one doctor's contribution for lessons.
 
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    Barron's Most Emailed Today

  • America's Best Retreats

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:08 pm
    America's 20 Best Retreats.Second-home prices surged in late 2012, particularly in low-tax states.America's Best RetreatsBy Steven M. Sears, Crystal Kim, Sandra Ward, and Jonathan R. LaingSecond-home prices surged in late 2012, particularly in low-tax states. Penta's 20: Jackson Hole, Wyo.; Palm Beach, Fla.; Hanalei, Hawaii (Kauai); Park City, Utah; North Lake Tahoe, Calif.; Mount Desert Island, Maine; Austin, Texas; Aspen, Colo.; Wailea, Hawaii; Lake Geneva, Wis.; Vail, Colo.; Brays Island Plantation, S.C.; Martha's Vineyard, Mass.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Palm Springs, Calif.; Kiawah Island,…
  • Cisco: Buy the Dip

    15 Aug 2014 | 11:05 pm
    Fiscal first-quarter results disappointed investors. However, Sterne, Agee & Leach says shares are undervalued.
  • Wal-Mart Is Hardly a Deal

    15 Aug 2014 | 11:05 pm
    Wal-Mart Stock Is Hardly a BargainThe retail giant lowers its full-year guidance as traffic at U.S. stores falls for a seventh straight quarter and quarterly earnings decline 2.8%.Wal-Mart Is Hardly a DealThe retail giant lowers its full-year guidance as traffic at U.S. stores falls for a seventh straight quarter and quarterly earnings decline 2.8%.
  • Goldman Sachs Expects New High for Estee Lauder

    15 Aug 2014 | 11:03 pm
    Goldman Sachs Expects New High for Estee Lauder The investment bank predicts the stock will rise 15% over the next year; options investors could earn 50%.Goldman Sachs Expects New High for Estee Lauder The investment bank predicts the stock will rise 15% over the next year; options investors could earn 50%.
  • 3 Small Apartment REITs With Room for Big Gains

    15 Aug 2014 | 11:02 pm
    Economic conditions are ideal for apartment landlords. And valuations favor smaller REITs over larger ones.
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    Barron's Most Emailed This Week

  • Synaptics Has the Right Touch

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:52 am
    With technology for fingerprint identification and touchscreens, chip maker Synaptics is in the sweet spot for smartphones. The stock could leap by 35% or more.
  • Drilling Deep for Value

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:47 am
    Deep-value investor Richard Pzena likes Citi, JPMorgan, Bank of America, BP, ExxonMobil, and Staples.
  • The Decline of Work

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:08 am
    The unemployment rate may be falling, but with more people than ever out of the workforce, the news is bad and getting worse.
  • Thermo Fisher: Riding the Research Boom

    30 Aug 2014 | 12:55 am
    The science-gear maker has the fastest growth among its peers and the lowest valuation.
  • Giving Smartly After an Earthquake

    30 Aug 2014 | 12:53 am
    After Haiti's 2010 earthquake, donations poured in, with little to show for it today. Donors should look at one doctor's contribution for lessons.
 
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  • Synaptics Has the Right Touch

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:52 am
    With technology for fingerprint identification and touchscreens, chip maker Synaptics is in the sweet spot for smartphones. The stock could leap by 35% or more.
  • Drilling Deep for Value

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:47 am
    Deep-value investor Richard Pzena likes Citi, JPMorgan, Bank of America, BP, ExxonMobil, and Staples.
  • Review

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:09 am
    Debating the Minimum WageStriving for "livable" pay, 13 states this year have raised the minimum wage. Is raising the minimum wage bad economics and good politics?ReviewEdited by Robin Goldwyn BlumenthalFour opinions on whether hiking the minimum wage is beneficial to the economy
 
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    Barron's Most Viewed Month

  • More Stocks, Fewer Bonds

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    In our asset-allocation survey, wealth managers see smoother sailing.
  • Barron's Top 1000 Financial Advisors for 2013

    27 Aug 2014 | 9:07 am
    Barron's top advisors are drawing more client assets amid the anxieties of the current market. Here's a state-by-state list and key players' profiles.
  • Apple in Small Bites

    4 Mar 2013 | 11:41 am
    Mini-options bring some high-priced stocks and exchange-traded funds within reach of more investors. And, the Nasdaq will open earlier.
  • The New MLP Landscape

    1 Mar 2013 | 5:28 pm
    For years, master limited partnerships handily beat the S&P 500, offering high yields and a tax break to boot. What's next?
  • Winners and Losers in the Next Smartphone War

    23 Feb 2013 | 1:45 am
    Between them, Apple and Samsung account for all smartphone profits. Many others, like Nokia and BlackBerry, are generating losses.
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    Barron's Companies

  • More Stocks, Fewer Bonds

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    In our asset-allocation survey, wealth managers see smoother sailing.
  • Italy's Coastal Gems

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:11 pm
    Reviews of four jet-set hotels from Portofino south. Il Splendido, Portofino; Il Pellicano, Porto Ercole; Il San Pietro, Positano; and Santa Caterina, Amalfi, have their charms, but most show signs of slippage.
 
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    Barron's Funds/Q&A

  • Drilling Deep for Value

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:47 am
    Deep-value investor Richard Pzena likes Citi, JPMorgan, Bank of America, BP, ExxonMobil, and Staples.
  • What Are the Odds?

    30 Aug 2014 | 12:47 am
    Gerson Distenfeld and Paul DeNoon teamed up to revamp the AllianceBernstein High Income fund.
  • Quality ETFs Defy Definition

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:49 pm
    The ETF industry has a new favorite product: "Quality" ETFs, which focus on stocks that should hold up better in a downturn. How to tell them apart.
  • Where to Stash Your Cash

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:47 pm
    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.
  • 5 Stock Picks From a Play It Safe Balanced Fund

    27 Aug 2014 | 8:34 am
    After dodging the crisis then riding the rally, Barry James' Rainbow Fund is bullish on bonds and a few big stocks.
 
 
 
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    Barron's Cover Story

  • The Decline of Work

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:08 am
    The unemployment rate may be falling, but with more people than ever out of the workforce, the news is bad and getting worse.
  • Time for PepsiCo to Split Up?

    23 Aug 2014 | 1:01 am
    Activist Nelson Peltz builds a compelling case for breaking up PepsiCo. Management disagrees.
  • Right on Target

    19 Aug 2014 | 10:33 am
    As Schlumberger focuses more of its world-class oil services on North America, profits should gush.
  • Pricey Fixer Upper

    12 Aug 2014 | 3:23 am
    Merging real estate Websites Zillow and Trulia isn't the sure winner bulls contend. Time to put a "For Sale" sign on the stocks.
  • Can ETFs Be Derailed?

    2 Aug 2014 | 1:01 am
    ETFs have been a terrific innovation for investors, but they're not without risk. What you should keep an eye on.
 
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    Barron's Electronic Investor

  • 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.
  • Join the Money Crowd

    22 Aug 2014 | 10:36 pm
    It's been about a year since crowdfunding was broadened to include actual equity financing. What's happened so far?
  • Where to Shop for ETFs

    15 Aug 2014 | 10:44 pm
    Two Websites, XTF.com and ETF Database offer comprehensive listings and helpful ratings that keep you in liquid funds.
  • New Mobile Apps for Millennials

    9 Aug 2014 | 1:28 am
    Online brokers DriveWealth and Kapitall take aim at younger investors with graphics-laden systems.
  • How to Build a Portfolio

    1 Aug 2014 | 11:56 pm
    Web portfolio manager Stock Rover and online broker ShareBuilder offer new spins on constructing your holdings.
 
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    Barron's International Trader - Asia

  • Hong Kong Retailers on Sale

    29 Aug 2014 | 11:40 pm
    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.
  • Buffett's Posco Bet Finally Is Paying Off

    22 Aug 2014 | 11:53 pm
    After lots of ups and downs, the Korean steel producer appears ready to chalk up big gains Other Asian stakes: BYD and PetroChina
  • Panasonic Is Poised to Rise

    19 Aug 2014 | 10:11 am
    Its Tesla deal didn't give the stock a charge, but a major reorganization should.
  • China Enters a Bull Market

    11 Aug 2014 | 10:28 am
    The recent rally has pushed some indexes more than 20% higher, and more gains seem to be on the way.
  • Samsung in Transition

    2 Aug 2014 | 12:06 am
    The Korean electronics maker posted weak quarterly results. Tax issues stand in the way of the firm returning more of its cash hoard to investors.
 
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    Barron's Current Yield

  • 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.
  • Bond Markets Are Still In for a Shock

    22 Aug 2014 | 11:01 pm
    Just because a rate hike is expected doesn't mean the market won't react. Fed Chair Yellen's Friday speech gave little hint as to the timing.
  • Tax Breaks -- For Whom?

    16 Aug 2014 | 12:42 am
    Two big deals in the world of tax-advantaged income investments -- MLPs and REITs -- signal that change is afoot. But don't be fooled by corporate maneuvering: These deals are tax-advantaged for the companies themselves.
  • High-Yield Bonds Land in the Junk Pile

    8 Aug 2014 | 11:38 pm
    High-yield bonds have been a problem waiting to happen for a long time. Risk of default is still low, but geopolitical risks, a stock-market pullback, and decreased liquidity finally caught up to the junk-bond market.
  • To See What the Fed Sees

    1 Aug 2014 | 11:52 pm
    The central bank needs clarity on several key issues before it can let the economy stand on its own.
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    Barron's Review

  • Review

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:09 am
    Four opinions on whether hiking the minimum wage is beneficial to the economy
  • Review

    26 Aug 2014 | 2:05 pm
    Will the IBM server deal click?
  • Review

    16 Aug 2014 | 12:29 am
    Why isn't the market more worried about the state of the world?
  • Review

    8 Aug 2014 | 11:38 pm
    Shareholders usually lose money during the month, which leads into an even more dangerous September and October.
  • Review

    1 Aug 2014 | 11:24 pm
    July produced Hollywood's worst total domestic receipts for that month since 1995.
 
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    Barron's Preview

  • Preview

    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.
  • Preview

    23 Aug 2014 | 1:34 am
    How to declutter and do good at the same time.
  • Preview

    16 Aug 2014 | 12:21 am
    Cybercriminals turn to brokerage firms and asset managers, where they may find not only cash but also a valuable investment idea.
  • Preview

    9 Aug 2014 | 1:35 am
    Climbing secondary-market ticket prices often precede a rise in the standings.
  • Preview

    1 Aug 2014 | 11:29 pm
    A scholarly paper looks at the psychology behind the mixed results of pay-what-you-want pricing.
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    Barron's Mailbag

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    30 Aug 2014 | 12:16 am
    Letters to Barron's about immigration policy and about Kinder Morgan's financial engineering.
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    Letters to Barron's about exchange-traded funds, the Social Security and Medicare annual reports, buybacks, the right synonym for "ample" and the "do-nothing" Congress.
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    16 Aug 2014 | 2:15 am
    Letters to Barron's about our article on Zillow, and about the federal role in health care.
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    Letters to Barron's about redistribution versus growth, making bets without money, the price of Caterpillar, the downside of ETFs, and the upside of Ebitda.
 
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    Barron's Fund of Information

  • Where to Stash Your Cash

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:47 pm
    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.
  • A Look Back, and Ahead, for Hedge Funds

    22 Aug 2014 | 11:46 pm
    Veteran investor and prolific writer Howard Marks penned a contrarian, and prescient, memo to investors 10 years ago. What he sees now.
  • The Other Great Rotation

    15 Aug 2014 | 11:54 pm
    Defying predictions, investors are still exiting stocks and moving into bonds–but there's a lot more going on here than that.
  • Sizing Up Small-Company Funds

    9 Aug 2014 | 12:58 am
    Small-company value funds have held up considerably better this year than their growth counterparts; but opportunities have gotten harder to come by.
  • Now All the Cool Kids Are Filing for ETFs

    1 Aug 2014 | 10:36 pm
    Mutual fund giant American Funds has filed for permission to offer two types of actively managed ETFs.
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    Stocks to Watch

  • Life of Crime: S&P 500 Closes Week at Record High; Small Caps Surge

    Ben Levisohn
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:58 pm
    How quiet is this week? So quiet that Box Office Mojo doesn’t appear to have bothered predicting who will win the box-battle this week. For good reason: Not much of note is opening. There’s Pierce Brosnan’s The November Man, a spy thriller in the mold of his old James Bond flicks, but it’s gotten terrible [...]
  • United Therapeutics Up 27% as Patent Win ‘Close to a Best Case Scenario’

    Ben Levisohn
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:21 am
    United Therapeutics (UTHR) has zoomed to a 52-week high after a patent court gave it a partial victory in a lawsuit involving one of its drugs. ISI Group’s Mark Schoenebaum explains: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The court ruling for the United Therapeutics / Sandoz case was just posted. The judge ruled in favor of United Therapeutics on the [...]
  • PVH: Expect Volatility

    Ben Levisohn
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:05 am
    One way or another, PVH (PVH), the owner of Calvin Klein and other fashion brands, is going to move a lot when it releases its financial results on Sept. 3. Morgan Stanley’s Jay Sole and Joseph Wyatt explain: We believe PVH 9/3 2Q EPS is a highly anticipated event with a wide range of potential [...]
  • Who Benefits from Pennsylvania’s Medicaid Expansion?

    Ben Levisohn
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:03 am
    Yesterday afternoon, Pennsylvania announced that it would use federal dollars to pay private insurers to cover eligible Pennsylvanians. UBS analysts A.J. Rice and Jailendra Singh think Community Health Systems (CYH), Tenet Healthcare (THC) and LifePoint Hospitals (LPNT) stand to benefit the most from the deal: AP Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett Community Health Systems would be the [...]
  • Airlines: How Much Capacity is Too Much Capacity?

    Ben Levisohn
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:50 am
    Wolfe Research’s Hunter Keay and Jared Shojaian aren’t worried about increasing capacity–despite the fact that controlling its growth is probably the most important factor in the continuing airline bull market. They explain: Associated Press Capacity discipline remains the single most important ongoing catalyst to keep the airline bull case intact, but that doesn’t mean airlines [...]
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    Tech Trader Daily

  • Avago Points to Much Higher iPhone Builds, Says Raymond James

    Tiernan Ray
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:36 pm
    Following better-than-expected fiscal Q3 results from communications chip maker Avago Technologies (AVGO) yesterday afternoon, and a better-than-expected view for this quarter, Raymond James‘s Tavis McCourt, who follows Apple (AAPL), argues the report shows Apple’s production of the iPhone is going much higher this year than last. Avago sells so-called FBAR filters and power amplifiers for Apple’s devices and to other [...]
  • Facebook: Google History Implies Estimates Too Low, Says RBC

    Tiernan Ray
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:17 pm
    RBC Capital Markets Internet analyst Mark Mahaney this afternoon reiterates an Outperform rating on shares of Facebook (FB), and a $92 price target, writing that estimates are way too low given how Google (GOOGL) performed at a similar time in the its evolution. Facebook is his number one pick among large-cap Internet stocks, he writes, given that it has [...]
  • Tech Today: Splunk, Avago, Veeva Surge, OmniVision Sinks, Cheers for DDD

    Tiernan Ray
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:48 am
    Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) are higher by $2.22, or 3.3%, at $69.18, after The Financial Times’s Tim Bradshaw, Sarah Mishkin and Daniel Thomas wrote this morning that the company’s chips for “near-field communications,” or NFC, will be included in a forthcoming iPhone [...]
  • OmniVision Slips Despite FYQ2 Beat: Buyout Uncertainty Steals the Show

    Tiernan Ray
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:48 am
    Shares of smartphone camera sensor maker OmniVision Technologies (OVTI) are down 12 cents, or 0.4%, at $27.06, despite last night beating fiscal Q2 expectations and also forecasting this quarter’s results higher. Profit in the quarter was bolstered by a one-time non-cash tax benefit, but even so, analysts noted the company would have reported better-than-expected results. [...]
  • Avago Surges 9%: Price Targets Zoom; iPhone 6 and China Now the Foci

    Tiernan Ray
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:29 am
    Shares of communications chip maker Avago Technologies (AVGO) are up $6.54, or almost 9%, at $82.90, after the company yesterday afternoon beat fiscal Q3 expectations, and offered a better-than-expected view for this quarter. While Avago is in the process of integrating the businesses picked up with the acquisition of chip maker LSI earlier this year, the [...]
 
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