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3 Reasons to Delay Your Social Security

Social Security provides an important retirement benefit for most Americans. One of the most important decisions people have regarding their Social Security benefits is when to take them.... Read >>

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Corporate Inversions: What They Are and How They Cost You Money

No doubt you've been hearing about corporate "inversion" lately, whereby a U.S. company merges with an overseas entity, then restructures its operations so that its new home base is in... Read >>

Bull of the Day: LyondellBasell (LYB) - Bull of the Day

Earnings estimates have been soaring for LyondellBasell ( LYB ) following the company's strong Q2 report. It is a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stock. Based on consensus estimates, analysts are... Read >>

Bear of the Day: Titan International (TWI) - Bear of the Day

Titan International ( TWI ), a holding company that owns subsidiaries that supply wheels, tires and undercarriage components for off the road equipment used in agricultural, earthmoving... Read >>

Tough Earnings Environment for Retail Sector - Earnings Preview

The Q2 earnings season has come to an end for 9 of the 16 Zacks sectors in the S&P 500. Except for the Retail sector, most of the other sectors are close to the finish line as well. The... Read >>

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Microsoft Corporation Unwraps New Tools for App Developers

When Satya Nadella was named just the third CEO in Microsoft 's long history in February, he made it clear that he did not exactly share former chief Steve Ballmer's vision for the tech... Read >>


Bernard Horn Comments on GTECH

At the other end of the spectrum, Italian lottery gaming operator GTECH ( MIL GTK )'s stock price dropped after rumors emerged of a potentially expensive acquisition of a casino machine equipment... Read >>


Bernard Horn Comments on Duni

Swedish table napkin maker Duni ( OSTO DUNI )'s stock price was up more than 20%, which helped offset subpar performance among other consumer discretionary holdings. Duni's operating profitability... Read >>

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Why CEO Salary May Come Back to Earth

Compensation packages for chief executive officers in the U.S. have careened out of control. However, the stage is set for what could be a major correction in CEO salary as the American public... Read >>


Bernard Horn Comments on Trevi Finanziaria

Detracting from industrial returns was Italian engineering firm Trevi Finanziaria ( MIL TFI ), as it reported lackluster earnings and lower profit margins for the first quarter of 2014, while... Read >>