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  • An American Airlines Trade

    Barron's This Week Magazine
    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Airline stocks, which fell about 11% last week on concerns about rising capacity growth, are now down 20% from January highs.
  • An American Airlines Trade

    Barron's Most Emailed Today
    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Airline stocks, which fell about 11% last week on concerns about rising capacity growth, are now down 20% from January highs.
  • CVS' $12.7 Billion Buy of Omnicare Is a Winner

    Barron's Most Emailed This Week
    22 May 2015 | 4:34 am
    By acquiring the nursing-home pharmacy, CVS should greatly profit from the aging of America.
  • An American Airlines Trade

    Barron's Most Viewed Today
    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Airline stocks, which fell about 11% last week on concerns about rising capacity growth, are now down 20% from January highs.
  • Apple Likely Driving Globalfoundries Expansion

    Barron's Most Viewed This Week
    22 May 2015 | 12:18 pm
    Globalfoundries may be pushing hard to ramp 14 nanometer capacity to meet production plans for the Apple A9 chip.
 
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    Barron's Most Emailed Today

  • An American Airlines Trade

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Airline stocks, which fell about 11% last week on concerns about rising capacity growth, are now down 20% from January highs.
  • Dow Stalls in Slow Pre-Holiday Trading

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Dow, S&P slip back after touching new highs; Nasdaq up 0.8% on week.
  • McDermott Is Too Cheap To Ignore

    22 May 2015 | 11:13 pm
    The oil and gas services company is working to buoy itself after sinking in a long decline.
  • 22 May 2015 | 10:26 pm

    22 May 2015 | 10:26 pm
  • Niche ETFs Pose Single-Stock Risk

    22 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    Niche ETFs Pose Single-Stock RiskSome narrowly focused ETFs are dominated by a handful of companies that tend to move in tandem with one another—which can lead to some big surprises.Niche ETFs Pose Single-Stock RiskBy Chris DieterichSome narrowly focused ETFs are dominated by a handful of companies that tend to move in tandem with one another—which can lead to some big surprises.
 
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    Barron's Most Viewed Today

  • An American Airlines Trade

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Airline stocks, which fell about 11% last week on concerns about rising capacity growth, are now down 20% from January highs.
  • Air Methods: Time to Evacuate

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Air Methods has hiked its medevac transport bills an average 15% to 20% in each of the past seven years, but such hikes might not continue much longer and its stock could suffer.
  • Dow Stalls in Slow Pre-Holiday Trading

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Dow, S&P slip back after touching new highs; Nasdaq up 0.8% on week.
  • McDermott Is Too Cheap To Ignore

    22 May 2015 | 11:13 pm
    The oil and gas services company is working to buoy itself after sinking in a long decline.
  • Hanergy's Fiery Fall

    22 May 2015 | 10:09 pm
    Shares of the small solar company erase tens of billions of dollars in market valuation. Investigations are under way. A hot money disaster.
 
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    Barron's Most Viewed Month

  • An American Airlines Trade

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Airline stocks, which fell about 11% last week on concerns about rising capacity growth, are now down 20% from January highs.
  • Air Methods: Time to Evacuate

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Air Methods has hiked its medevac transport bills an average 15% to 20% in each of the past seven years, but such hikes might not continue much longer and its stock could suffer.
  • Dow Stalls in Slow Pre-Holiday Trading

    23 May 2015 | 4:58 am
    Dow, S&P slip back after touching new highs; Nasdaq up 0.8% on week.
  • McDermott Is Too Cheap To Ignore

    22 May 2015 | 11:13 pm
    The oil and gas services company is working to buoy itself after sinking in a long decline.
  • Hanergy's Fiery Fall

    22 May 2015 | 10:09 pm
    Shares of the small solar company erase tens of billions of dollars in market valuation. Investigations are under way. A hot money disaster.
 
 
 
 
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    Barron's Features

  • McDermott Is Too Cheap To Ignore

    22 May 2015 | 11:13 pm
    The oil and gas services company is working to buoy itself after sinking in a long decline.
  • Ryder on a Roll

    22 May 2015 | 9:42 pm
    Ryder System’s move into converting truck owners to lease customers is easing the business’ cyclicality and lifting earnings.
  • Hilton Worldwide: Check In for a 25% Gain

    22 May 2015 | 9:38 pm
    A $26 billion leveraged buyout at the peak of the real estate bubble, Hilton Worldwide is now thriving.
  • Value Stocks Around the World

    22 May 2015 | 9:15 pm
    Volkswagen, Oracle, Lonmin were favorites of the managers at this year’s London Value Investor Conference.
  • A Tipping Point for Level 3

    15 May 2015 | 10:57 pm
    With a vast fiberoptic network, Level 3 is well positioned for the broadband explosion. Shares could rise 20%, to $66, but its assets are worth more.
 
 
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    Barron's International Trader - Asia

  • Hanergy's Fiery Fall

    22 May 2015 | 10:09 pm
    Shares of the small solar company erase tens of billions of dollars in market valuation. Investigations are under way. A hot money disaster.
  • India's Big Four Look Vulnerable

    17 May 2015 | 5:57 pm
    The recent decline in the outsourcers’ shares hint at longer-term issues. Only Tata is worth a look from investors.
  • What Spurred Shanghai's Selloff

    10 May 2015 | 5:45 pm
    Surfeit of IPOs, plus worries about margin debt, led to an 8% drop over three days, but fears of a stock-market bubble look overdone.
  • Trouble Brewing in Jakarta

    3 May 2015 | 6:32 pm
    Indonesian stocks are the worst performing in emerging Asia and investors are starting to question its leadership.
  • Investors Rediscover Pakistan

    26 Apr 2015 | 5:49 pm
    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit underscored the country’s commercial importance. Plus, a new U.S. ETF provides a way to play it.
 
 
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    Barron's Review

  • Review

    22 May 2015 | 8:04 pm
    Going for the glamour players doesn’t work that well in football—or investing.
  • Review

    22 May 2015 | 7:54 pm
    The boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao may be the last of the big-ticket fights.
  • Review

    15 May 2015 | 8:25 pm
    Last week’s record-setting auctions don’t deter experts from predicting further gains.
  • Review

    8 May 2015 | 9:27 pm
    Four market gurus offer their outlooks, providing both bullish and bearish views.
  • Review

    27 Apr 2015 | 12:04 pm
    Share repurchases are frequently done at poorly chosen moments. However, buybacks have lately been performing well for small-cap companies.
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    Barron's Preview

  • Preview

    22 May 2015 | 8:04 pm
    A survey shows 19% of mutual fund managers are underweight U.S. stocks. Where are they heading instead? Europe and Japan.
  • Preview

    22 May 2015 | 7:54 pm
    For great vacation photos, stash the smartphone and pose for a pro.
  • Preview

    15 May 2015 | 8:25 pm
    Office prices keep rising in Manhattan’s central business district, and with a 90% occupancy rate for existing space, they’re likely to go even higher.
  • Preview

    8 May 2015 | 9:26 pm
    Department-store discount outlets are thriving, luring younger shoppers. The outlets provide a selling platform for leftover inventory—but that’s just 15% of what they offer.
  • This Week: Preview

    8 May 2015 | 9:12 pm
    A Barron’s calendar of key business, economic, and political events
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    Barron's Follow Up

  • Follow Up

    22 May 2015 | 8:04 pm
    After a lean decade, the art and science is again paying off.
  • Follow-Up

    22 May 2015 | 7:54 pm
    Our bullish cover story on incoming Prime Minister Modi was right on the mark. The more progress he makes, the better for investors.
  • Follow Up

    15 May 2015 | 8:25 pm
    The median valuation of private-market start-ups has reached new highs. The IPO market looks less enthusiastic.
  • Follow Up

    8 May 2015 | 9:27 pm
    As management takes steps to refashion the oil refiner, shares could double.
  • Follow-Up

    24 Apr 2015 | 10:48 pm
    The consulting and outsourcing company has hit on a winning formula that could keep earnings rising.
 
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    Barron's Mailbag

  • Mailbag

    22 May 2015 | 8:22 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about Social Security’s financial projections and the lessons of the Battle of France in 1940.
  • Mailbag

    15 May 2015 | 8:11 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about the Highway Trust Fund deficit, the regulatory failure at the center of the housing crisis and a skeptical view of Trinity Industries.
  • Mailbag

    8 May 2015 | 8:00 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about 40-year market cycles, Earth Day observations, and Amazon accounting.
  • Mailbag

    1 May 2015 | 8:54 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about forecasts of a peak in home prices, the reason that strong savers don’t spend, and the relative merits of brokers and advisors.
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    24 Apr 2015 | 9:26 pm
    Letters to Barron’s about long-term care insurance, Israel’s vulnerability, and Warren Buffett’s tax minimization.
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    Stocks to Watch

  • Friday Stock Slump Can’t Halt Weekly Win Streak–Except in the Dow

    Ben Levisohn
    22 May 2015 | 2:34 pm
    A late Friday selloff couldn’t keep stocks from finishing higher this week–unless you count the Dow Jones Industrial Average. M. SPENCER GREEN/ASSOCIATED PRESS All in all, it was an uneventful week. The S&P 500 dropped 0.2% on Friday, but finished up 0.2% on the week, while the small-company Russell 2000 fell 0.4% but finished the [...]
  • A Beautiful Biotech Summer?

    Ben Levisohn
    22 May 2015 | 11:45 am
    Barclays’ Geoff Meacham and Jonathan Eckard are feeling good about biotech stocks like Biogen (BIIB) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) heading into the summer. They explain why: Associated Press [The] Nasdaq Biotech Index index has outperformed the broader market eight out of 10 times over the summer period (Memorial Day to Labor Day) and in 2Q/3Q, there [...]
  • Does It Pay to Trade After Memorial Day?

    Ben Levisohn
    22 May 2015 | 11:28 am
    It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means markets are closed on Monday as families across America take a moment, we hope, to remember the men and women whose sacrifices have allowed us to fire up the barbecue. But we’ll all be back at work again on Tuesday (well, at least I will be), though it’s possible we [...]
  • Foot Locker: Earnings So Good It’s Time to Sell

    Ben Levisohn
    22 May 2015 | 11:04 am
    Shares of Foot Locker (FL) have dropped more than 1% this afternoon after gaining as much as 2.8% earlier today following the release of it’s earnings. Sterne Agee’s Sam Poser and team have the details on Foot Locker’s earnings: Bloomberg News Foot Locker continues to prove it’s the best-in-class athletic retailer. 1Q15 results: SSS of [...]
  • Esperion Therapeutics: 15 Reasons to Take Profits

    Ben Levisohn
    22 May 2015 | 10:12 am
    On Wednesday, the folks at Barclays initiated Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) at Outperform (along with Alkermes (ALKS) and Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT)). Today Chardan Capital Markets analyst Gbola Amusa started Esperion as a Sell–and offered 15 reason “take profits” now. Here they are: Reason 1: Pfizer (PFE) opted to not develop ETC-1002. Pfizer effectively sold ETC-1002 [a cholesterol-fighting drug] [...]
 
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    Tech Trader Daily

  • Tech Today: More M&A Fever, Apple’s TV Hitch, Chip Prospects

    Tiernan Ray
    22 May 2015 | 5:19 pm
    Here are some things going on before the long U.S. Memorial Day weekend sets in: Shares of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) closed up 93 cents, or 2.8%, at $34.76, as the Street cheered a lower level than expected of “dis-synergies” — the money HP will spend to split apart operations as it breaks into two companies. Bears noted [...]
  • Salesforce-Microsoft Talks Collapsed, Says CNBC, as Softie Offered $84, Benioff Asked $107

    Tiernan Ray
    22 May 2015 | 11:52 am
    It didn’t take long: A day after the dust settled on chatter about Salesforce.com (CRM) being a buy-out target of Microsoft (MSFT) or Oracle (ORCL), based on stronger-than-expected results from Salesforce, CNBC‘s David Faber this afternoon re-opens the matter, reporting that “Microsoft and Salesforce did have significant talks earlier this spring about a purchase of Salesforce by Microsoft,” citing multiple [...]
  • Samsung’s S6: Great Pics, Nice Style, Edge Alerts Seem Pointless

    Emily Bary
    22 May 2015 | 7:31 am
    Samsung Electronics’s (005930KS) smartphone business has struggled in the past year or so, but its new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones are much better looking than prior models and, in some cases, provide features that no other phones offer. Tech Trader took them for a weeks’ long test, using models running on the Sprint (S) network [...]
  • Hewlett Packard Jumps 5%: Street Loves the Dis-Synergies

    Tiernan Ray
    22 May 2015 | 6:54 am
    Shares of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) are up $1.55, or almost 5%, at $35.38, steadily adding to gains as the session moves along, after the company yesterday afternoon missed fiscal Q2 revenue expectations, but topped profit expectations and reiterated an annual outlook. A key highlight of the report was HP finally disclosing that “dis-synergies,” the loss of [...]
  • NetApp ‘Meltdown,’ ‘Abysmal,’ ‘The Worst’: Street Wails Over FYQ4 Miss

    Tiernan Ray
    21 May 2015 | 4:03 pm
    Shares of storage technology vendor NetApp (NTAP) today drooppped $3.56, or 10%, to $31.77, after the company yesterday afternoon reported fiscal Q4 revenue and earnings per share that missed analysts’ expectations, and forecast this quarter’s results well below consensus, and said revenue this year will be “at best” flat with what it was last year. Following the [...]
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