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August 2012



CVR Partners Offering 70 million Shares?

August 31, 2012 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: UAN , CVI , RNF.DL

Does anyone know why CVR Partners (NYSE: UAN) is selling 70 million shares? That's nearly the entire float (73 million shares outstanding) and represents $1.32 billion. It can't be CVR Energy's stake in the company, because that would make their stake 96% - which isn't even close.   [more]



How Do You Research Your Investments?

August 23, 2012 – Comments (10) | RELATED TICKERS: GEN.DL2 , NVDA , VIG

I am curious as to how Fools research and do their due diligence. While talking with a friend the other day it struck me how seemingly inefficient it can be to successfully research a company and become well-versed in its operations. This undoubtedly changes given the type of industry a company belongs to; the complexity of a life sciences company such as GenOn (NYSE: GEN) or how the newest NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) GPU improves upon the previous generation will be a little more difficult to grasp.  [more]

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