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Hedge funds are buying these stocks near 52 week highs

Hedge funds are buying these stocks near 52 week highs

While the S&P 500 reached a new high on Thursday, these stocks near 52 week highs inched closer to new records. The S&P 500 (SPX) ended Thursday with yet another high, marking the 28th record close set this year. The index rose to…

Tesla pushes the limits of the automotive sector

Tesla pushes the limits of the automotive sector

Stocks in the automotive sector have suffered from bad news this summer. Is Tesla the exception? Tesla (TSLA) is pushing the limits of product quality in the automotive sector. In an era where massive recalls plague companies like GM…

A tale of two volatile stocks and a warning to investors

A tale of two volatile stocks and a warning to investors

Volatile stocks that have seen drastic drops may be bargains, or they maybe millstones in your portfolio. Whenever a stock’s price falls a lot over a short period of time, it may represent a buying opportunity, but it may be a sign…

LED makers disappoint

LED makers disappoint

LED makers used to be bright light in electronics stocks. Will they shine again? Cree (CREE), which makes light emitting diodes (“LED”), fell sharply last week after reporting another weak quarter. This is the second quarter…

Five Names to Love from the LD Micro Conference

Five Names to Love from the LD Micro Conference

Source: Streetwise Reports' Special Situations Staff (8/20/14) The conference circuit can be a brutal one, with scores of companies vying for investor attention, but some vendor halls hold more opportunities than others. In this…

These 4 undervalued Canadian stocks have high sales growth

These 4 undervalued Canadian stocks have high sales growth

Despite Target's Canada misstep, these Canadian stocks will return nicely for investors.  Target (TGT) released its earnings on Wednesday, and a slow start in Canada combined with weak sales in the US forced the…

Could 3D printing prompt a rally in mining stocks?

Could 3D printing prompt a rally in mining stocks?

Mining stocks are trying to get in on the white-hot 3D printing market too. 3D printing technology has advanced pretty rapidly over the last year. While investor interest drove a boom for 3D printing companies, allowing many young…

Natural food stocks: which stores will win the kale wars?

Natural food stocks: which stores will win the kale wars?

Incumbents in the grocery sector are getting better at competing with natural food stocks.  Firms have been eager to cash in on the rapidly growing market for organic food, where sales climbed 12% last year. That of…

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