Stephen Quickel

Stephen Quickel is the publisher of US Investment Report. He joined Forbes as reporter in 1962, when the magazine was small and relatively unknown. Rising to Staff Writer, Associate Editor and Senior Editor, he wrote thousands of articles, including more than fifty cover stories, on all aspects of business and finance. His specialty was critiquing publicly traded companies and their managements. He started Forbes’ first bureau in 1967 in Los Angeles, oversaw the expansion its worldwide bureau network until 1977 and frequently served as the magazine’s interim Managing Editor from the late 1960s onward. In 1977, he became Managing Editor of Institutional Investor, then a new magazine for investment professionals that was undergoing rapid expansion, including the launch of its international edition. In 1980 he became Editor of Financial World, then the only magazine devoted exclusively to the needs of individual investors, tripling circulation and assisting in its sale to new owners. In 1984 he served as start-up Editor in Chief of New York City Business, an award-winning local business tabloid subsequently sold to Crain’s New York Business. Mr. Quickel earned an AB in English and economics from Dartmouth College in 1958 and an MBA from Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School 1959.

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US Investment Report

U.S. Investment Report was started in 1985. It is a twice-monthly market letter that provides stock recommendations and model portfolios to thousands of subscribers worldwide. USIR’s model portfolios have consistently out-performed the market averages since they were begun in 1987. In 1990, Mr. assumed...
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Sabre Corp (SABR)

Sabre Corp (SABR) from US Investment Report Texas-based Sabre Corp (SABR), once part of American Airlines, provides a full range of technology services to the global travel and tourism industry. Slated to post 32% higher earnings for the next 12 months, it is rated Strong...
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Interface Inc (TILE)

These two companies are both seeing strong growth, prompting increasing earnings estimates from their analysts. Interface Inc (TILE) from US Investment Report Atlanta’s little-known Interface Inc (TILE) caught Wall Street’s attention this month with its strong second quarter earnings report, prompting 8 upward revisions 2015...
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Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP)

Brean Capital just initiated coverage of HZNP with a “buy” rating, and MEI beat earnings estimates by nineteen cents last quarter. Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP) from US Investment Report I’d like to remind 2015 investors to “take deep breaths” and think twice before mindlessly dumping stocks—as did...
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Methode Electronics (MEI)

Methode Electronics (MEI) from US Investment Report Chicago-based Methode Electronics (MEI) produces electronics components and subsystems at facilities around the world. Very strong quarterly earnings—of $0.68 instead of an expected 0.48—caused the stock to spike from 40 to 45 on March 5. MEI trades at P/E...
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Netflix (NFLX)

Although the shares of this Internet TV company have had a wild ride, our contributor thinks there’s plenty more room for growth. Netflix (NFLX) from US Investment Report With meaningless price ratios but steamroller revenue growth, Los Gatos, CA-based Netflix (NFLX) is an Internet television network with...
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MetLife (MET)

Today’s recommendation provides insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. It has a dividend yield of 2.10%, paid quarterly. MetLife (MET) from US Investment Report After five years of rising prices from the March market...
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McKesson Corp (MCK)

This company provides pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and health care information technologies to the healthcare industry primarily in the United States, and its earnings are growing at double-digit rates. McKesson Corp (MCK) from US Investment Report Selecting new recommendations in a weakening market is a daunting task, say...
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On Assignment Inc. (ASGN)

Today’s recommendation provides global staffing to businesses in the financial services, business services, consumer and industrials, technology, healthcare, government services, and communications sectors. The staffing market is rapidly expanding, and so are this company’s fortunes. On Assignment Inc. (ASGN) from US Investment Report This new recommendation a..
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General Motors (GM)

Today’s recommendation was singled out for its strong projected financial performance and low PEG. It’s followed by an update on Neustar (NSR). General Motors (GM) from US Investment Report In auto making gigantic General Motors (GM) is attracting unusual attention, with projected 5-year earnings growth of and...
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