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Kris Eddy
June 2, 2012

Fools were out and about this past week in an investing world jam-packed with actions and ideas. Here are three articles you might find useful as you decide how to invest your money.

5 Bargain Stocks to Take Advantage of the Plunge
The market as a whole might seem like a mess, but that doesn't mean there are no good places to put your money. Fool analyst Matt Koppenheffer has found five "bargain stocks" that deserve watching.

Research In Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM  ) , with a market cap of $5.7 billion and a price-to-book value of 0.58, makes Matt's list despite the gloomy commentary usually surrounding the BlackBerry maker. "What I can't help noticing is that the company is still plenty profitable, still earns a fair return on its equity, and has a very clean, debt-free balance sheet," Matt wrote. "It's dicey to bet on a business that's getting beat up by the competition, but RIM's financial strength may put the odds in investors' favor."

Read the article to find out the other four stocks catching Matt's attention and see whether they fit your investing temperament.

These 4 Stocks Should Soar in the Next 10 Years
You're in the investing game for the long term, right? Then you'll want to check out four stocks that Fool analyst Brian Stoffel thinks are primed to soar over the next decade. Surveying the natural gas sector might be a good exercise for investors who need practice looking beyond the here and now.

Prices are down, but Brian says there's no reason to count the industry out, and he looks beyond the obvious to tap Heckmann (NYSE: HEK  ) , which serves the water needs of the natural gas and oil industries. "Heckmann spent millions of dollars building out an infrastructure that included water pipelines, a trucking fleet, and hard-to-obtain injection wells to meet demand" of the companies using hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from the ground, Brian reported. He likes the comp