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consumer http://www.themoneytimes.com/taxonomy/term/9657/all/feed en 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 This NICE Deal Could Foreshadow 2011 http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/nice-deal-could-foreshadow-2011-id-101701708961.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 doubt that the topic of health-care reform ruled 2010 for health-care stocks -- and 2009, for that matter. This article<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>alone had 284 comments and nearly 150 recommendations</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/GlaxoSmithKline_4.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="72" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/nice-deal-could-foreshadow-2011-id-101701708961.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101231/nice-deal-could-foreshadow-2011-id-101701708961.html#comments consumer deal demands Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Health Insurance Markets United States Fri, 31 Dec 2010 09:33:34 +0000 Brian Orelli 1701708961 at http://www.themoneytimes.com The Optimist's Guide to 2011 http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/optimist039s-guide-2011-id-101701708859.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;">Things tend to get better over time. That's just the way it works. Life expectancy, real income, technology, medicine, transportation, communication ... these things tend to rise relentlessly higher for the majority of the world over time, pushing aside wars, famines, recessions, and natural disasters that get in their way.</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/ExxonMobil_7.gif" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="135" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/optimist039s-guide-2011-id-101701708859.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101229/optimist039s-guide-2011-id-101701708859.html#comments bonds Cash Challenge consumer ExxonMobil job Markets optimist Profits public United States Wed, 29 Dec 2010 04:59:53 +0000 Morgan Housel 1701708859 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Can the Economy Recover in 2011? http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101228/can-economy-recover-2011-id-101701708840.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;Before you get too excited, I'm not planning on throwing my hat in the ring with my own predictions for the economy next year. I find plenty of ways to be wrong, and that is the kind of make-me-look-silly opportunity that I'm more than happy to pass on.</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;Of course if that's what you're looking for, plenty of other more daring (foolhardy?) individuals have provided guesses.</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/JPMorgan%20Chase%20logo_5.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="48" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101228/can-economy-recover-2011-id-101701708840.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101228/can-economy-recover-2011-id-101701708840.html#comments 2011 economy Bank of Montreal Citigroup consumer employment foreclosure Goldman Sachs Growth Markets quarter recover United States Tue, 28 Dec 2010 03:20:55 +0000 Matt Koppenheffer 1701708840 at http://www.themoneytimes.com 5 Christmas Stocks that Lynch Could Love http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101222/5-christmas-stocks-lynch-could-love-id-10145337.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;"><em style="border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-style: italic; font-weight: inherit;">To celebrate the holidays, we here at the Fool are devoting extra virtual ink to all things consumer-focused in a special section, "The 12 Days of Christmas." Over the coming week, we'll have our "12 Days of Content" surrounding consumer-focused names that look set to profit or perish from the holiday cheer.</em></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/Clorox_5.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="107" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101222/5-christmas-stocks-lynch-could-love-id-10145337.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101222/5-christmas-stocks-lynch-could-love-id-10145337.html#comments average Christmas stock Clorox consumer dividend earning growth investment Investor Markets popular brand portfolio United States valuation watchlist Wed, 22 Dec 2010 05:39:51 +0000 Russ Krull 145337 at http://www.themoneytimes.com High-Priced Stocks Worth Every Penny http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101222/highpriced-stocks-worth-every-penny-id-10145326.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 it's 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><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>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><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/Eaton.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="84" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101222/highpriced-stocks-worth-every-penny-id-10145326.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101222/highpriced-stocks-worth-every-penny-id-10145326.html#comments Best Buy capital CAPS consumer Eaton electronics chain Markets research return Tesla Tyson United States Wed, 22 Dec 2010 04:19:26 +0000 Rich Duprey 145326 at http://www.themoneytimes.com 2 Smart Sectors for 2011 http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101221/2-smart-sectors-2011-id-10145288.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;">As the year draws to a close, investors have started<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>looking forward to 2011. With the market having made substantial gains over the past two years, it's more important than ever to make sure you identify investments that still have room to run. Otherwise, you could easily see the rebound you've probably enjoyed in your portfolio since the market meltdown reverse itself.</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/Amazon.Com__5.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/20101221/2-smart-sectors-2011-id-10145288.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101221/2-smart-sectors-2011-id-10145288.html#comments consumer Exelon financial crisis investing Markets materials Pfizer Profit sector technology United States Tue, 21 Dec 2010 06:03:45 +0000 Dan Caplinger 145288 at http://www.themoneytimes.com The Groupon of China http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101217/groupon-china-id-10145161.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">PricewaterhouseCoopers released its 2011 outlook for the consumer in Asia this past Monday, which concluded, among other things, that "Online retailing may be on the brink of staggering growth in China." The evidence supporting this thesis was that Internet sales in China are up 60% year over year despite the fact that the sector remains relatively immature and underdeveloped.<br /></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/Google.logo__39.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="131" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101217/groupon-china-id-10145161.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101217/groupon-china-id-10145161.html#comments amazon.com Baidu.com. holding China Chinese consumer Coupons electronics Markets outlook retailers sales United States Value Fri, 17 Dec 2010 06:56:03 +0000 Tim Hanson 145161 at http://www.themoneytimes.com The Rise and Fall of Hot IPOs http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101216/rise-and-fall-hot-ipos-id-10145084.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;">Investors got excited when<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;">MakeMyTrip</strong><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>MMYT)</span><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>went public this summer. India's leading online travel website<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>popped 89%<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>on its first day of trading, making it the hottest IPO in nearly three years.</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/Youku.com__1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="53" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101216/rise-and-fall-hot-ipos-id-10145084.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101216/rise-and-fall-hot-ipos-id-10145084.html#comments candidates China consumer debuts gross margin Investors IPO Markets natural play quarter result rise SodaStream stock Tesla United States Thu, 16 Dec 2010 05:04:59 +0000 Rick Aristotle Munarriz 145084 at http://www.themoneytimes.com A Netflix Bear Emerges From Hibernation http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101215/netflix-bear-emerges-hibernation-id-10145018.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;After a torrid run, the bearish argument is building against&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; ">Netflix</strong>&nbsp;<span class="ticker" 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: inherit; ">(Nasdaq:&nbsp;NFLX)</span>. Hudson Square Research analyst Daniel Ernst went on CNBC yesterday to explain his pessimistic view on the video-rental giant.</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> <div style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; "> <div style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); padding-top: 5px; padding-right: 5px; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">&nbsp;Ernst claims that four things will put an end to Netflix's earnings growth and its buoyant share price. The stock has more than tripled this year -- with a good chunk of that growth coming after Hudson Square issued a "sell" rating on the stock back in June. </div></div><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/Netflix%20logo_10.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/20101215/netflix-bear-emerges-hibernation-id-10145018.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101215/netflix-bear-emerges-hibernation-id-10145018.html#comments Apple company consumer earning Google Markets memberships Netflix plan quarter Revenue share United States Wed, 15 Dec 2010 01:13:31 +0000 Rick Aristotle Munarriz 145018 at http://www.themoneytimes.com BPA found on dollar bills, receipts http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101208/bpa-found-dollar-bills-receipts-id-10144350.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Washington -- Two groups researching BPA, a hormone-disrupting chemical linked to serious health problems, say it's been found on dollar bills and cash register receipts.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The study -- released Wednesday by the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition and the Washington Toxics Coalition -- says bisphenol A, implicated in cancer, infertility and early puberty, can rub off of receipts onto bills and be absorbed by the skin, a release said.</p> <p>Thermal paper commonly used in receipts contains BPA that isn't chemically bound in any way, the report says. Free BPA in a powdery film on receipts easily transfers to skin and other items that it rubs against.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101208/bpa-found-dollar-bills-receipts-id-10144350.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101208/bpa-found-dollar-bills-receipts-id-10144350.html#comments BPA chemical exposures consumer health problems receipts Science & Medicine United States Wed, 08 Dec 2010 05:06:59 +0000 Rakhi 144350 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Verizon Blasts Cellular South's LTE Plans, Argues Against Federal Oversight http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101204/verizon-blasts-cellular-south039s-lte-plans-argues-against-federal-oversight-id-10 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /><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; ">Verizon</strong>&nbsp;<span class="ticker" 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: inherit; ">(NYSE:&nbsp;VZ)</span>&nbsp;Wireless pounced on Cellular South's pending launch of LTE network technology, via partner Samsung, and used the issue to bolster its argument against government oversight of next-generation network deployments.</p> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; font-size: 20.16px; ">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />"The Cellular South-Samsung alliance shows that the intensely competitive wireless market is driving carriers and equipment manufacturers to provide consumers and businesses with increasing choices to meet their wireless broadband needs," Verizon wrote in a recent FCC filing. "The commission should continue to allow the wireless device market to develop in response to competitive pressures and customer demands -- not new, intrusive, and unwarranted regulatory intervention."</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/Verizon_1.jpeg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="168" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101204/verizon-blasts-cellular-south039s-lte-plans-argues-against-federal-oversight-id-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101204/verizon-blasts-cellular-south039s-lte-plans-argues-against-federal-oversight-id-10#comments band classes cellular consumer Expense Fcc federal Markets plans purchaser pursuit RCA statement United States Verizon Sat, 04 Dec 2010 04:10:02 +0000 Mike Dano 143918 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Internet firms cool to FTC privacy report http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101203/internet-firms-cool-ftc-privacy-report-id-10143741.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Washington -- Internet companies gave a cool reception to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's guidelines on consumer tracking Thursday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The FTC released a 79-page report Wednesday advocating for Internet firms to give consumers clear options on how to opt out of having personal data, such as online browsing habits, monitored and analyzed by businesses, The New York Times reported.</p> <p>Much of the tracking is done to allow advertisers to hone in on individual consumer interests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101203/internet-firms-cool-ftc-privacy-report-id-10143741.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101203/internet-firms-cool-ftc-privacy-report-id-10143741.html#comments Business consumer Cool reception FTC released Internet companies tracking U.S. Federal Trade Commission Thu, 02 Dec 2010 19:35:21 +0000 Prince damin 143741 at http://www.themoneytimes.com 4 Picks From the Market's Hottest Sector http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101127/4-picks-market039s-hottest-sector-id-10143098.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />Ah, Black Friday. Millions of Americans awake before sunup, shrug off the tryptophan hangover, and patriotically dash into the arms,&nbsp;<em 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: italic; font-weight: inherit; ">err</em>, aisles, of eager retailers. But while the masses are frantically exercising their right to consume, investors with a penchant for the discretionary sector would do better to first pause and consider.</p> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; font-size: 20.16px; ">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />True, some retailers' stocks look attractive this season. Others, however, likely already reflect any coming good news. And scratch the surface of a third group, and it's a lump of coal to the core.</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/Amazon.Com__3.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/20101127/4-picks-market039s-hottest-sector-id-10143098.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20101127/4-picks-market039s-hottest-sector-id-10143098.html#comments amazon.com Business coach consumer ebay hottest sector Market online poll picks United States Sat, 27 Nov 2010 06:49:17 +0000 Mike Pienciak 143098 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Consumer spending rose in October http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101125/consumer-spending-rose-october-id-10142744.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Washington -- Personal income rose 0.5 percent in October with spending climbing 0.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Wednesday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Spending was slightly less than expected, but beat September's gain of 0.3 percent. Incomes a month ago were unchanged.</p> <p>Economists had predicted incomes would rise 0.4 percent and spending would rise 0.6 percent.</p> <p>Spending on goods outpaced outlays on services, rising 0.8 percent. Consumer spending on services rose 0.1 percent.</p> <p>Just before the holidays, disposable income rose 0.4 percent, a potential boon for retailers in November.</p> <p>Copyright 2010 United Press International, Inc. (UPI).</p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/20101125/consumer-spending-rose-october-id-10142744.html#comments Business consumer percent personal income reported spending U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis unchanged United States Thu, 25 Nov 2010 00:27:25 +0000 Prince damin 142744 at http://www.themoneytimes.com
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