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Investment Lessons From the Turducken World

Preparing the combined turkey-duck-chicken dish requires patience and persistence, which are good qualities for a value investor to possess.

The Key to Big Profits: Trade Management

Good traders can make money even with poor stocks if they use an effective trade management system.

Riding 2 Big Winners in Small Biotech

Reata Pharmaceuticals and Axsome Therapeutics each have had a terrific 2019, which helps offset the losing bets in this high-beta sector of the market.

Adhering to Your Trading Style Is Paramount in a Choppy and Sloppy Market

Investors need to do what works for them in markets where trading action is extremely random.

The Secret to Long-Term Trading Success

It is to work at it every day, day after day, year after year.

The Hunt for Your Next Great Trade

The worse the market action becomes, the greater the likelihood it eventually will produce a new crop of sweet opportunities; here's how to find them.

Make Sure Analysts' Opinions Pass the Smell Test

Research from Value Line, S&P, Morningstar and the like are useful when looking at stocks, but before acting on the suggestions, remember to take a whiff and see if they're no good.

Jim Cramer: This Is a Forgiving Market

A look at the action on several stocks -- Chipotle, Shopify, Nucor and even Ulta Beauty -- shows this market is kind and offering up some juicy discounts.

Twilio: Keep Your Feet on the Ground With This Cloud Stock

Let's examine the hard-hit cloud stocks from a technical point of view.

Separating Quality Dividend-Paying Companies From the Wannabes: Part 2

We run Medical Properties Trust through our dividend-metric gauntlet to see whether the healthcare REIT can maintain its payout pace.