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January 2012



Two for 52-week High-ku

January 20, 2012 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: INTC , MCD

No dip for these chips.
Intel clocks a one-year high.
Stock still a good value.  [more]



52-Week High-ku

January 17, 2012 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: MKC

Flavors, spice and rice.

McCormick bakes up a high.

Dough for shareholders.



Pharmasset - Arb Trade Close Out

January 10, 2012 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: VRUS.DL

A couple of weeks back, I blogged about an arbitrage opportunity with Gilead's offer to buy Pharmasset (VRUS).  Many of these deals don't offer a big enough spread to risk CAPS points since the SPY etf might move by more than enough to cover the spread.  [more]



Income Rumble - Stocks v Treasuries

January 05, 2012 – Comments (4)

As some may know, I've been negative (and wrong) about long-term Treasuries for some time.  After 10-year T-notes ended '11 as one of the best performering investments, I decided to run some numbers for a Fool article (not a video).  [more]

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