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Hidden Stocks for High Returns

 Like the song says, investors are looking for stocks to love in all the wrong places. They'll pile into the momentum stocks everyone else buys, but ignore lesser-known opportunities for fear of straying from the crowd.

 

4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Power-One

 Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, power management solutions provider Power-One (Nasdaq: PWER) earned a respected four-star ranking.

 

Should You Sell RadioShack Today?

 Should you sell RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) today? The decision to sell a stock you've researched and followed for months or years is never easy. But if you fall in love with your stock holdings, you risk becoming vulnerable to confirmation bias -- listening only to information that supports your theories, and rejecting any contradictions.

 

Should You Sell Lowe's Today?

 Should you sell Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) today?

The decision to sell a stock you've researched and followed for months or years is never easy. If you fall in love with your stock holdings, you risk becoming vulnerable to confirmation bias -- listening only to information that supports your theories, and rejecting any contradictions.

 

Oracle Steps on Open-Source Community's Toes

 After irking the FOSS community by attempting to muscle control over open-source projects like Java, MySQL, OpenOffice and Solaris, Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) is back again and is eyeing Hudson project, much to the dismay of open-sources.

 

3 Stocks That Just Make Sense

 "I like to go for cinches. I like to shoot fish in a barrel. But I like to do it after the water has run out."

-- Warren Buffett

History seems to show that good investing doesn't necessarily mean picking out complex situations and basing your investment thesis on Nobel-level math. In fact, as the recent financial crisis has shown us -- not to mention Long Term Capital Management and many other examples -- too much complexity can often end in calamity.

The CAPS Stock Rating

 Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, gold producer Jaguar Mining (NYSE: JAG) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

 

Should You Sell Walgreen Right Now?

Should you sell Walgreen (NYSE: WAG) today?

These Are the Top 7 Buys in Financial Services

 As an investor, it doesn't pay to follow the crowd.

Revisiting Netflix


I have to admit Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) is a beast of a stock. Just two weeks ago after posting pretty poor quarterly results, I wrote about the bear case for the stock. The stock was trading at about $120 when the company reported earnings, and in just a week's time it traded down to $95.33 on the poor results. However, in less than two trading weeks the stock has made up its losses and then some, closing yesterday at a new 52-week high of $133.05.