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Investor http://www.themoneytimes.com/taxonomy/term/490/all/feed en Sin Stocks Revisited http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/sin-stocks-revisited-id-101701709014.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">"Socially responsible investing" has always been a frustratingly hazy term. While SRI finally received long-overdue respect<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>in 2010, its definition hasn't gotten any less uncertain. But in 2010, the criteria for "socially responsible" investments -- and their opposite number, "sin stocks" -- began to expand in intriguing and unexpected ways.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Altria%20logo_8.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="94" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/sin-stocks-revisited-id-101701709014.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/sin-stocks-revisited-id-101701709014.html#comments advantage Altria Bank of America benefits CEO Cititgroup companies Invest Investor Markets spredsheets SRI stakeholders trun United States Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:25:27 +0000 Alyce Lomax 1701709014 at http://www.themoneytimes.com 4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Aegean Marine Petroleum http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/4star-stocks-poised-pop-aegean-marine-petroleum-id-101701709003.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Aegean.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="49" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/4star-stocks-poised-pop-aegean-marine-petroleum-id-101701709003.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/4star-stocks-poised-pop-aegean-marine-petroleum-id-101701709003.html#comments Aegean Business caps investors China's fiscal revenue company Competitors earning flat Industry Investor market cap Markets return stock trading United States Value Sat, 01 Jan 2011 04:44:27 +0000 Brian D. Pacampara 1701709003 at http://www.themoneytimes.com The Popular Investment No One Understands http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/popular-investment-no-one-understands-id-101701709002.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /></p> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; font-size: 20.16px; "><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /><br /> <p style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; margin-top: 11px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 11px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit; line-height: 22px; ">There have been a lot of financial losers in recent years -- underwater homeowners, debt-strapped municipalities, and even actively managed mutual funds. Investors who expected their managers to protect them during the financial crisis were sorely surprised, as the majority of active managers were caught flatfooted by the market decline. As equity funds dropped in value, many investors headed for the exits.</p> <div style="line-height: 22px; font-size: 20.16px; ">&nbsp;</div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />This disappointing experience with actively managed funds has helped contribute to the rising popularity of index-based products,&nbsp;including exchange-traded funds.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/BlackRock_4.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="120" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/popular-investment-no-one-understands-id-101701709002.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20110101/popular-investment-no-one-understands-id-101701709002.html#comments financial advisor funds investment Investor Markets portfolio retirement shop United States Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF Sat, 01 Jan 2011 04:38:59 +0000 Amanda B. Kish 1701709002 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Is Medtronic Going to Burn You? http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/medtronic-going-burn-you-id-101701708980.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">There's no foolproof way to know the future for<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">Medtronic</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><span style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;" class="ticker">(NYSE:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>MDT)</span><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Medtronic%27s_2.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="117" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/medtronic-going-burn-you-id-101701708980.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/medtronic-going-burn-you-id-101701708980.html#comments check DSO investment Investor Markets Medtronic quarter Revenue Growth United States Fri, 31 Dec 2010 11:46:04 +0000 Seth Jayson 1701708980 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Don't Get Too Worked Up Over Kellogg's Earnings http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/don039t-get-too-worked-over-kellogg039s-earnings-id-101701708977.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Although business headlines still tout earnings numbers, many investors have moved past net earnings as a measure of a company's economic output. That's because earnings are very often less trustworthy than cash flow, since earnings are more open to manipulation based on dubious judgment calls.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/%20Kellogg%20%20.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="81" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/don039t-get-too-worked-over-kellogg039s-earnings-id-101701708977.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/don039t-get-too-worked-over-kellogg039s-earnings-id-101701708977.html#comments best market return best stock cash flow Growth income Investor Kellogg margin Markets Revenue United States Fri, 31 Dec 2010 11:35:22 +0000 Seth Jayson 1701708977 at http://www.themoneytimes.com High-Priced Stocks Worth Every Penny http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/highpriced-stocks-worth-every-penny-id-101701708970.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Penny stocks are&nbsp;one way to double your money, though they tend to be fraught with risk. But there are equally shiny opportunities trading at the other end of the price spectrum, too. I call 'em "three-digit stocks," yet if they're anything like&nbsp;<strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">Berkshire Hathaway</strong>, they can trade in the four-, five-, and six-digit range, too.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/highpriced-stocks-worth-every-penny-id-101701708970.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/highpriced-stocks-worth-every-penny-id-101701708970.html#comments Banco Santander capital CAPS Credicorp dividend economies Growth investment Investor Markets Money reason return United States Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:09:23 +0000 Rich Duprey 1701708970 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Is It Time to Sell This Sector? http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/it-time-sell-sector-id-101701708967.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Running a<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>24-hour live chat<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>for charity last week was fun and helped a<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>good cause. It also provided a good snippet of what is on the minds of investors in The Motley Fool community.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Skechers_1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="68" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/it-time-sell-sector-id-101701708967.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/it-time-sell-sector-id-101701708967.html#comments consumer Crocs customers deal heelys inventory Investor K-Swiss Markets Nike power Product Profit Skechers United States Fri, 31 Dec 2010 09:59:13 +0000 Sean Williams 1701708967 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Don't Buy This Buffett Pick http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/don039t-buy-buffett-pick-id-101701708955.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Odds are that if you heard about a Warren Buffett pick trading near its 52-week low that had "amazed" Bill Gates, you'd be pretty interested in picking up shares for yourself. You might even rush out to do so once you got wind of the rumor that Buffett was looking to increase the size of his investment in the company. Tack onto that the fact that it's a fast-growing company in China, and this could be a stock you'd hold and profit from for the next decade or more.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/GM%20logo_8.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="180" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/don039t-buy-buffett-pick-id-101701708955.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/don039t-buy-buffett-pick-id-101701708955.html#comments Buffett BYD company electric car growth market Investor manufacturers Markets share technology United States Fri, 31 Dec 2010 09:13:16 +0000 Tim Hanson 1701708955 at http://www.themoneytimes.com How Much of a Bargain Is Aflac's Stock by the Numbers? http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101230/how-much-bargain-aflac039s-stock-numbers-id-101701708917.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Numbers can lie -- but they're the best first step in determining whether a stock is a buy. In this series, we use some carefully chosen metrics to size up a stock's true value based on the following clues:</p> <ul style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px 11px 16px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 16px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;"><br class="Apple-interchange-newline" /></ul> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><ul style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px 11px 16px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 16px; font-fa</p> </ul></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Aflac%20logo_2.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="85" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101230/how-much-bargain-aflac039s-stock-numbers-id-101701708917.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101230/how-much-bargain-aflac039s-stock-numbers-id-101701708917.html#comments Aflac capital cash flow Competitors earning Growth Industry Investor margin Markets United States year price high Thu, 30 Dec 2010 05:54:03 +0000 Anand Chokkavelu 1701708917 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Is Capella Education Earning Enough for You? http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/capella-education-earning-enough-you-id-101701708867.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Margins matter. The more<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">Capella Education</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><span style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;" class="ticker">(Nasdaq:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>CPLA)</span><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>the best stocks in the market.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>That's why I check on my holdings' margins at least once a quarter. I'm looking for the absolute numbers, comparisons to sector peers and competitors, and any trend that may tell me how strong Capella Education's competitive position could be.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/capella-education-earning-enough-you-id-101701708867.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/capella-education-earning-enough-you-id-101701708867.html#comments average Capella Education Competitors FY result gross margin Industry investing Investor Markets United States Wed, 29 Dec 2010 05:55:19 +0000 Seth Jayson 1701708867 at http://www.themoneytimes.com My 8 Largely Pitiful Predictions for 2010 http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101228/my-8-largely-pitiful-predictions-2010-id-101701708828.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;I flew my waxy wings too close to the sun this year.&nbsp;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 22px; ">I was feeling cocky after&nbsp;nailing 8 1/2 out of 9 predictions&nbsp;in 2009, so I decided to go out on longer limbs this year.&nbsp;</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 22px; ">Instead of general market trends or stock direction calls, I singled out specific buyouts and actual events. The aggressive prognostications burned me, largely. Two of mythree initial predictions&nbsp;panned out, but I whiffed badly on the&nbsp;additional five calls. In the spirit of full accountability, let's go over my three-for-eight performance this year.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;<strong style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold; ">1. Stocks will rise in 2010</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/facebook%20logo_10.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="68" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101228/my-8-largely-pitiful-predictions-2010-id-101701708828.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101228/my-8-largely-pitiful-predictions-2010-id-101701708828.html#comments gain Google Investor Markets Netflix quarter search engine shareholders Sirius XM Radio stock market trading United States Tue, 28 Dec 2010 01:47:13 +0000 Rick Aristotle Munarriz 1701708828 at http://www.themoneytimes.com The Best Dividend Stocks of 2011 http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/best-dividend-stocks-2011-id-10145494.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">I love fat payouts from dividend stalwarts. In fact, I've recommended a couple that I called "dividend plays for a lifetime" for their<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>strong competitive positions<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>and hidden assets. Those two stocks --<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">Microsoft</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>and<strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">McDonald's --</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>are solid long-term dividend plays. But often, it can be more valuable to find higher-yielding stocks that are slower- growing, rather than a Microsoft that is fattening dividends at a prodigious clip.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Microsoft1_12.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="132" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/best-dividend-stocks-2011-id-10145494.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/best-dividend-stocks-2011-id-10145494.html#comments best dividend boosted Business comments company earning Fannie Mae income Industry Investor Markets quarterly United States Fri, 24 Dec 2010 06:57:09 +0000 Jim Royal 145494 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Is Frontier Communications the Perfect Stock? http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/frontier-communications-perfect-stock-id-10145466.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Everyone would love to find the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that gives you<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><em style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: italic; font-weight: inherit;">everything</em><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>you could possibly want? One thing's for sure: If you don't look, you'll never find truly great investments. So let's first take a look at what you'd want to see from a perfect stock, and then decide if<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><strong style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: bold;">Frontier Communications</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><span style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;" class="ticker">(NYSE:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>FTR)</span><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>fits the bill.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Frontier%20Communications_8.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="105" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/frontier-communications-perfect-stock-id-10145466.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/frontier-communications-perfect-stock-id-10145466.html#comments balance sheet dividend earning Growth Investor margin Markets Revenue score United States Verizon Windstream Fri, 24 Dec 2010 04:16:12 +0000 Dan Caplinger 145466 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Why the Street Should Love Luxottica Group's Earnings http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/why-street-should-love-luxottica-group039s-earnings-id-10145436.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;Although business headlines still tout earnings numbers, many investors have moved past net earnings as a measure of a company's economic output. That's because earnings are very often less trustworthy than cash flow, since earnings are more open to manipulation based on dubious judgment calls.</p> <div style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; ">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;Earnings' unreliability is one of the reasons Foolish investors often flip straight past the income statement to check the cash flow statement. In general, by taking a close look at the cash moving in and out of the business, you can better understand whether the last batch of earnings brought money into the company, or merely disguised a cash gusher with a pretty headline.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/luxottica%20logo.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="180" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/why-street-should-love-luxottica-group039s-earnings-id-10145436.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101224/why-street-should-love-luxottica-group039s-earnings-id-10145436.html#comments cash flow Competitors earning FCF margin Growth Industry investment Investor Luxottica Markets Revenue United States Fri, 24 Dec 2010 01:46:50 +0000 Seth Jayson 145436 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Is PACCAR's Cash Machine Shutting Down? http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101223/paccar039s-cash-machine-shutting-down-id-10145388.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><br /> <p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Although business headlines still tout earnings numbers, many investors have moved past net earnings as a measure of a company's economic output. That's because earnings are very often less trustworthy than cash flow, since earnings are more open to manipulation based on dubious judgment calls.</p> <p></p></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px;" class="Apple-style-span"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left;" class="Apple-style-span"><p style="border-width: 0px; margin: 11px 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sa</p> </p></span></span></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/PACCAR%27s_0.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="40" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101223/paccar039s-cash-machine-shutting-down-id-10145388.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101223/paccar039s-cash-machine-shutting-down-id-10145388.html#comments best return Competitors earning FCF margin income Investor Market Markets PACCAR Revenue statement United States Thu, 23 Dec 2010 04:57:04 +0000 Seth Jayson 145388 at http://www.themoneytimes.com
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