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Convertibles / Commentaries

Convertibles in Top-Ranked Industries: August 2014

George Graham | 8/20/2014

Some investors prefer to focus on just the highest-ranked companies from the highest-ranked industries. There is nothing wrong with this approach. However, there are often bargains to be found in highly ranked industries if one is willing to consider companies that are not as highly ranked.

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Convertibles / Commentaries
Convertibles in Top-Ranked Industries: August 2014

George Graham | 8/20/2014

Some investors prefer to focus on just the highest-ranked companies from the highest-ranked industries. There is nothing wrong with this approach. However, there are often bargains to be found in highly ranked industries if one is willing to consider companies that are not as highly ranked.

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Stocks / Analyst Ideas
Stock Screen: Bargain Basement Stocks August 20, 2014

Frederick L. Harris, III | 8/20/2014

In this screen we highlight Big Five Sporting Goods (BGFV) and Vishay Intertechnology (VSH), two stocks with attractive valuations.

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Stocks / Analyst Ideas
Stock Screen: Bargain Basement Stocks August 20, 2014

Frederick L. Harris, III | 8/20/2014

In this screen we highlight Big Five Sporting Goods (BGFV) and Vishay Intertechnology (VSH), two stocks with attractive valuations.

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Stocks / Highlights
Dow 30 Earnings: The Home Depot Fiscal Second Quarter 2014

Matthew E. Spencer, CFA | 8/19/2014

Shares of The Home Depot rose to a 52-week high after the world's largest home-improvement retailer released better-than-expected July-quarter results and increased its forward-looking guidance.

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Markets / Commentaries
Housing Starts Surge In July 2014

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 8/19/2014

The housing market, which had hit the proverbial soft spot in the spring, rebounded strongly last month, with housing starts surging to an eight-month high, coming in at an annualized rate of 1,093,000 units. Not only was that 15.7% above the upwardly revised June pace of 945,000 homes, but it was 21.7% higher than the July, 2013 level of 898,000 starts.

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Stocks / Commentaries
Cloud-Based EHRs: Fad or Future

George M. Lee | 8/18/2014

Cloud-based electronic health records have emerged as a popular choice among practitioners. Should investors get behind this technology or is this merely the latest fleeting craze?

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Stocks / Analyst Ideas
Stock Screen: Best and Worst Performing Industries August 15, 2014

Robert M. Greene, CFA | 8/15/2014

This week, we take a closer look at Google (GOOG), one of the leading names in the Internet industry.

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Stocks / Analyst Ideas
Stock Screen: Best and Worst Performing Industries August 15, 2014

Robert M. Greene, CFA | 8/15/2014

This week, we take a closer look at Google (GOOG), one of the leading names in the Internet industry.

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