Alexander MacLennan

Alexander MacLennan


Alexander MacLennan is a Fool contributor covering Industrials, Airlines, and Financial companies. He is always ready for a good growth or turnaround story and tries to find them before the market does.

Recent articles

After Multibagger Returns With Bank of Ireland, Which Investors Remain and Where Are They Going?

Are sales of Bank of Ireland shares by Wilbur Ross a bearish sign, and what is this now-richer consortium investing in next?

Will Commerzbank AG (ADR) be Acquired by a Foreign Rival?

Two banks may be setting their sights on Germany's second-largest bank.

Does Bombardier's C Series Make It a Better Investment Than Boeing or Airbus?

As Bombardier moves in on Boeing and Airbus' turf, does the Canadian manufacturer make a better investment for your portfolio?

How Is Micron Technology Like the Airline Industry?

This memory manufacturer is posting strong gains as it benefits from similar factors that fueled the airline rally.

What Does Another Billionaire Mean for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continue to accumulate big money investors hoping for a piece of the profits.

2 Pieces of News Hint at What's Next for Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland Group

New developments keep coming for two of the world's most important financial institutions.

Is the Airbus A330neo the Most Popular Plane on the Drawing Board?

Speculation continues to build about whether Airbus will overhaul the A330. As the decision approaches, potential customers are having their say.

Should This New Competitor Have Major U.S. Airlines Worried?

Traditional airlines have long faced competition from new competitors but what does the approach of one Northern European airline mean for the transatlantic market?

4 Companies Investors Gave Up for Dead That Still Exist

Turns out some investors won on these otherwise big losing picks.

What Investors Need to Know About Commerzbank AG (ADR)

Pre-crisis shareholders of this bank have been nearly wiped out, but with a turnaround plan in place, is this bank finally a buy?

Hotels in the Air: The Airline Battle to Redefine Luxury

Ordinary first class looks cheap compared with these accommodations.

Deutsche Bank: A Contrarian Stock With a Contrarian Strategy

Deutsche Bank gets no investors love, so it's trying a contrarian strategy.


Why I Bought Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

In part 5, I take a look at the Fannie and Freddie investment with the greatest potential of all, the common stock.

How the Stabilization of the Canadian Dollar Is a Huge Win for Air Canada

After being hit hard earlier this year, Air Canada shares are rallying alongside Canadian dollar stability.

Why the Air Canada Delay Is Bad News for Bombardier

A change in Air Canada's fleet renewal strategy means trouble for Bombardier.

How Did Air Canada Weather Q1, and Does 2014 Look Better Than Last Year?

Time to take a look at Air Canada's first-quarter report and outlook.


Should You Buy Preferred Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

With multibagger potential and major investors behind it, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred stock is worth a look.

The Most Important Thing for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Investors

Some of the most prominent investors are challenging the net worth sweep in high stakes lawsuits.

Will Politicians Crush Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

There are few companies with more political risk than Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and these developments are key to the future of the housing and financial markets.


Why Are Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Hanging in Limbo?

In this five part series, everything from background info, to current events and investment potential will be covered.