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April 2014



Why I'm Dumping My Shares of Western Union.

April 24, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MGI , WMT , WU

Western Union (NYSE: WU  ) just got another bump in the road. News broke on April 17 that Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT  ) is now making a foray into the money-transfer business, directly threatening the operations of both Western Union and MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI  ) . Why is this such good news for Wal-Mart and pretty bad news for more traditional money transfer companies?  [more]



Nutritional Supplement Companies Need to Work Out

April 18, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BTH.DL , HLF , NUS

Estimates suggest Americans spend upward of $60 billion per year  on diets or weight-loss plans. Clearly the nutrition market is massive, so investors may be interested in considering some of the leading industry brands. However, large nutrition companies such as Herbalife(NYSE: HLF  )  and Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE: NUS  )  are currently embroiled in controversies over their business models and face sweeping allegations of fraud.  [more]



Six Reasons Why Six Flags' Stock is a Smart Buy

April 18, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: FUN , SEAS , SIX

I am a contributor to the Motley Fool blogging network. Some of the people here on CAPS follow my posts there, so I thought why not put up a link to any new post I write here as well.   [more]

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