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February 2012

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Quick Pitch: FirstEnergy Corporation (FE)

February 24, 2012 – Comments (7) | RELATED TICKERS: FE

Here's a quick pitch for a stock that I just added to my CAPS portfolio.  [more]

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You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

February 23, 2012 – Comments (7) | RELATED TICKERS: MIC

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A Valuable Flea Hidden on a Big Dog

February 16, 2012 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: CBB

I recently came across a valuable, semi-hidden asset that a large dog of a corporation may be looking to monetize through an IPO or a spin-off.  The big dog that I am talking about is a company called Cincinnati Bell (CBB).   [more]

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I really need to become an activist investor...

February 15, 2012 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: MPC , ENR , NFLX

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Another Freebie

February 14, 2012 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: AMT , ROIC , REG

Yesterday I posted a link to an interesting free business book, Deal of the Day.  In keeping with this free stuff for everyone theme today I am going to share a link to a free magazine on investing.  As someone who is always interested in stocks that have attractive dividends or distributions I always keep my eye on REITs.  A couple of days ago TMFWysocki shared a link to a free magazine on the subject...the appropriately named:  [more]

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The Stuff that Makes Stuff White

February 13, 2012 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: TROX

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Deal of the Day

February 13, 2012 – Comments (6)

From time to time for some reason, Amazon.com offers consumers free versions e-books that used to cost $10, $20, $30.  Perhaps it's to encourage people to download its Kindle software or to buy a Kindle device.  Whatever the reason, I came across one today that is related to business, so I figured that I'd share it with everyone here.    [more]

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Invest Like Eli Manning

February 10, 2012 – Comments (8) | RELATED TICKERS: ATPAQ

The word of the day is equanimity:  [more]

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Ralcorp Spin-Off Could Post Big Gains

February 09, 2012 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: RAH.DL , POST

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Abbott Labs: 2 for the price of 1

February 08, 2012 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: ABT

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What a Marathon Pipeline Spin-Off Would Do

February 08, 2012 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MPC

As someone who is a huge fan of special situations I like to highlight new ones from time to time in my CAPS picks or blog posts.  Here's an interesting article about a potential spin-off of Marathon's pipeline assets into an MLP...something that I would be very, very interested in if the terms if the offering were right.  [more]

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200 Picks, 200 Pitches

February 07, 2012 – Comments (7)

I did it!  I have finally completed my quest to have at least some sort of small pitch for every single stock in my CAPS portfolio, all 200 of them.  Due to time constraints, most of my pitches aren't as long as they used to be, but every single stock now has the reason why I am bullish or bearish next to it.    [more]

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Proof of a market-crushing investment strategy?

February 03, 2012 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: NRGM , RNF , MCEP

In a blog post yesterday, I talked about an interestnig article that I read which stated that dividend-paying IPOs are often attractive investments:  [more]

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Secrets of Dividend Paying IPOs - Wall Street’s Hot New Odd Couple

February 01, 2012 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: UAN , SXL , GRPN

Here's a fascinating new article that I just came across:  [more]

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