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Fools Heading to the VIC (and you can too)

October 05, 2011 – Comments (0)

Mike Olsen and Joe Magyer, two value sleuths here at the Fool, are heaidng to the Value Investing Congress in New York. Mike just publishined this article comparing the VIC stalwarts to the 1927 Yankees' Murderers' Row line-up:  [more]



Adding Aflac to the 11 O'Clock Stock Family

September 24, 2010 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AFL , TRV , ALL

Today I'm featuring Aflac (NYSE: AFL) for my 11 o'clock stock. From the write-up, four reason why I like it for our portfolios..  [more]



Harry Winston Sparkling 18% (but is there more?)

September 02, 2010 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: DDC , TIF , COH

Harry Winston (NYSE: HWD) is up 18% today after announcing second-quarter fiscal 2011 results that whipped analysts' estimates and showed the rough diamond market bounce is still in full steam ahead. Additionally, the retail operations (always the drag on this company) have produced two consecutive profitable quarters, a nice surprise.  [more]



Death of Equities, Part II?

August 31, 2010 – Comments (2)

Roger Lowenstein's piece in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine is worth reading.  [more]



Nike Golf More than Tiger

August 24, 2010 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: NKE

Interesting article from Bloomberg this morning about sales of golf gear staying strong even though sales of Tiger gear are whimpering rather than roaring. An analyst quoted says that Nike golf sales are still robust even though Tiger sales are less than stellar. That tells us something about the Nike brand and the company's ability to be more than just one all-star. It's smart for Nike to stand by him. At some point Tiger will square his shoulders and get things moving in the right direction (on top of news this morning that his divorce is going through). And then he'll start winning again and selling his Tiger gear. That will be good news for Nike, the company/stock, which is an active recommendation in our Stock Advisor service.  [more]

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