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What Are Rare Earth Elements?

By Edwin Tucker If you are using a computer screen to access this article, rare earth elements are involved. Europium, Terbium and Cerium all play key parts in the production of flat panel screens. These essential elements have made possible most of the devices that we associate with modern life. While the mainstream press has […]

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Introduction to Trading IPO’s

There are basically two types of companies: private and public. A private is just that, a company that is wholly owned by a group (or individual), that makes the decisions for the company without having to get approval from any sort of outside agency, i.e. board.  A public company is a company that has issued […]

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Introduction to Preferred Stocks

By Lawrence Meyers (May 2011) Preferred stock can sound daunting to the uninitiated, but those that take just a little time to understand it can be rewarded with a stable income-generating investment that might also generate some capital gains over time. The best to think of preferred stock is as a stock-bond hybrid, because it […]

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The Power of Carefully Chosen Dividend Stocks

Last week, I talked a little bit about the recent performance of my dad’s income portfolio. In case you missed that column, the upshot was that every new recommendation I’ve made is up and beating the broad stock market since we launched in June. I also gave you five strategies that I’m using to help the […]

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Bullish on Apple

My intraday pattern work in Apple (AAPL) argues that the correction of this morning’s high at 266.47 is nearing completion ahead of a resumption of strength that should make its way back towards the 260 and then the 266 intraday target zones. In our Webinar yesterday, whose video clip on Apple (AAPL) is attached below, […]

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Charts of the Week: 7 Stocks to Watch

This week we feature seven key charts to watch. The first is Applied Materials (AMAT), which looks like it’s getting ready to take off and challenge its prior high somewhere between 14.77 and 14.80, maybe even as high as 14.98. It closed at 14.47 on Friday, but looks like it’s poised to challenge the 15 […]

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