Answering Readers’ Survey Questions

Two weeks ago, many of you kindly filled out a survey and, in doing so, asked several great investing questions, some of which I'm going to tackle today. I’ll touch on low-risk investment strategies for market downturns, high-yield investments, investments that will benefit the...
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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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Pieces of the Deficit Pie

On Thursday night, I saw the movie, "I.O.U.S.A.," which focuses on the national deficit. It has been hailed as "An Inconvenient Truth," without a celebrity-type lead like Al Gore, but I found it equally interesting. While it's not a "sexy" topic (as one in...
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Tired of Business as Usual

I'm concerned about the lack of progress made by our elected officials in Washington on the major issues of the day. Where are the solutions for our energy crisis, social security funding or a cost efficient health care system? We have been patiently for...
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What is a Green Stock?

Cabot Green Investor, launched in January 2008, takes Cabot's stock picking and market timing system and applies it to earth-friendly investments. As a sector, Green investments offer the most profit potential since the Internet boom of the mid-1990s, and Cabot's system ferrets out best...
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What Should You Resolve?

Rather than give the same old big advice (buy quality stocks on reasonable pullbacks, let your winners run, cut your losers short, and don't try to go against the trend of the market) I'm going to recommend three small changes that you might be...
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Adapt or Perish

Now, this would be a natural place to write about a solar power stock, but I've done enough of that in recent issues. Instead, I want to write about a nifty little Brazilian company. And here's why. In my mind, the world's stock are...
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