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Super Bowl Snacks That Fatten Your Portfolio

Chowing down throughout the big game is an American tradition, if not an obligation, that maybe adds on a few pounds for us but adds more profits to these companies' coffers. No matter which football team you bet on, these food companies will be winners.


Warren Buffett: Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Warren Buffett claims to hardly work and maybe it's true, as his investing philosophy of picking great companies and letting them do all the work has made fortunes for Berkshire Hathaway stockholders and Buffett himself. Here's how he does it.





More Crazy Fast Food You Can't Get Here

Fast food giants have global reach these days and they customize some menu items for local tastes. Here are some of the craziest items from Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks, Domino's Pizza, and Burger King that you can't get in the US.


Crazy Fast Food You Can't Get Here

The biggest fast food-chains localize their menus overseas to suit local tastes. Here are some of the ways the big dogs of quick serve serve it up around the world and why.


How to Make Money Off Of America's Drug of Choice

Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, and McDonald's are three of the largest dealers of 1,3,7-trimethylxanthin (a.k.a. caffeine). Which corner coffee dealer will keep you up at night but let your portfolio rest easy?




3 Cold-Weather Retailers to Warm Your Investing Returns

Freezing winter temps and snow ahead means it's time to consider cold-weather retailers. Which ones are best to cozy up to now for blazing hot returns? Our analyst looks at V.F. Corp., Deckers, and Columbia Sportswear.



eBay's Retail Revolution Is a Game-Changer

eBay is changing retail just as surely as it changed e-tail. Three new game-changing initiatives offer compelling reasons to buy the stock.


Is Kate Spade Ready to Rumble or Tumble?

Fifth & Pacific has sold off two lagging divisions for cash to concentrate on its hot high-end division, Kate Spade. Is the good news of a slimmed down company baked in, or is the company ready to take on Michael Kors and Coach?


Why Women Should Embrace Wall Street

Studies have shown women investors perform better in the long term, so why do young women still fear Wall Street?


Teen Fox Picks Hot Stocks... Interested?

Seventeen year old actress Rachel Fox has been outperforming the market for almost two years and her blog features stocks that her generation loves. Should you love them, too?


5 Huge Reasons This Hotel Stock Is Hot Again

Hotelier Marriott is trading at 52-week highs and for five good reasons, chief among them international growth. How does the company compare to Wyndham Worldwide and Intercontinental Hotels Group?