These Highly Defensive Animal-Related Companies Look Attractive

Pets are man's best friend, and animals are key for feeding the global population. These three companies look like great plays on this defensive industry.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:47am EDT

Syria Takes Down the Dow, but Should Conflict Alter Your Investments?

Reports that the DoD is close to launching a strike on the Syrian government send stocks plunging.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:44am EDT

Marathon Oil CFO to Retire

New hire hails from El Paso Corp. and Halliburton Energy Services.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:43am EDT

The Changing Landscape in Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

After the release of phase 3 data, Osiris Pharmaceuticals has just changed the dynamics of the chronic diabetic foot ulcer market. Other companies will, of course, be affected by Osiris' clinical data.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:39am EDT

Is This Health Care Stock Underrated?

Investors are paying a lot of attention to Perrigo's money-saving merger with Elan. However, is the company a fundamentally undervalued stock on its own?

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:31am EDT

A Sound Intellectual Framework for Investors

"To invest successfully over a lifetime does not require a stratospheric IQ," says Warren Buffett. "What's needed is a sound intellectual framework for making decisions and the ability to keep emotions from corroding that framework."

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:21am EDT

Tuesday's Top Upgrades (and Downgrades)

Analysts shift stance on Monsanto, Select Comfort, and Tiffany.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:20am EDT

2 Stocks to Watch Right Now

Here are two stocks to add to your watchlist today.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:19am EDT

Whiting Petroleum to Spend $260 Million on Williston Basin Assets

Deal expected to close on Sept. 30.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:18am EDT

5 Companies Losing Their Brand Appeal

Brand value and the public perception of a company's products is what ultimately helps drive sales. Here are five companies that look to be struggling when it comes to increasing their brands' appeal.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:10am EDT

Grocery Stores Are Bending the Rules, but It May Not Matter in the End

The use of slotting fees lacks transparency, but the industry's fastest growers aren't using them anyway.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:07am EDT

How Dividends Change the Game for Cisco Stock

Cisco is the newest dividend-payer on the Dow. Will this tech stock grow into a long-term dividend aristocrat, or are the current payouts unsustainable?

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:03am EDT

3 Companies Doing Right by Their Employees Ahead of Obamacare's Implementation

While many high profile businesses are cutting hours and scaling back full-time hiring in lieu of Obamacare's implementation, these three businesses are employees' heroes for bucking that trend.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:55am EDT

Kimco Sells Mexico Shopping Centers for $92 Million

Transaction to be completed in Q4.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:53am EDT

Does U.S. Bancorp's Stock Deserve a Deeper Look?

U.S. Bancorp's massive valuation suggests that investors should think twice before buying stock in the bank at its current price.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:41am EDT

Why the Dow Is Down Today

Fears of a U.S. military intervention in Syria push oil prices up and the Dow down.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:34am EDT

CBOE Reports Technical Glitch

Some quotes were delayed or entirely unavailable for a 13-minute period.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:31am EDT

Why Amira Nature Foods Shares Jumped

Is this meaningful? Or just another movement?

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:30am EDT

Investors Are Leaving Gold, and Gold Miners Are Cutting Back

Gold miners struggled amid lagging gold prices. Gold investors await Fed decision on whether it will taper its monthly bond purchasing.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:24am EDT

Waters Corp. CEO to Retire Within 2 Years

Douglas A. Berthiaume has been president and CEO since 1994.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:22am EDT
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