How to Build a Safe Income Portfolio

Traditionally, investors thinking about retirement have invested in a mix of stocks and bonds designed to balance safety and growth. The closer to retirement or more risk-averse they are, the more of their portfolio they hold in bonds for safety and regular income. system...
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Beam, Inc. (BEAM)

“Founded in 1904, Beam, Inc. (BEAM) is a major producer of distilled spirits, including bourbon, whiskey, tequila, scotch, rum, vodka, cognac and gin, whose brands include Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Sauza, Canadian Club, Courvoisier, Teacher’s, Cruzan, Hornitos and DeKuyper. It recently acquired Dublin-based Distillery,...
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GM’s Short-Term Memory

So with the Detroit auto show starting this week and running through January 25, I've been paying attention to what might be coming down the line. No surprise, there are lots of electric and hybrid concept cars on display, including the Chevy Volt. yes,...
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Finding the Next Apple

Last week I wrote a long piece about Steve Jobs, Apple and AAPL, saying, "AAPL's best days as an investment are over. In fact, AAPL is likely to underperform the market in the years ahead." Today, the stock plunged on big volume through support,...
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