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In 2011, Warren Buffett's adherence to this belief drove him to invest in some of the most disliked and troublesome companies and industries out there — that includes the solar industry.
Huntington Bancshares and BB&T on Thursday both reported strong fourth-quarter loan growth, but suffered major declines in fee income following the Federal Reserve's implementation of the Durbin Amendment on Oct. 1.
When investors think banks and technology, they think Bank of America and Google. With 43 constituents of the Standard & Poor's 500 reporting quarterly results in the coming week, most of them financial and technology companies, Bank of America and Google could end up being the most important earnings reports to watch on Thursday.
Goldman Sachs analysts shook up its "conviction buy" list on Monday, adding Dow component Travelers Cos., apparel maker Ralph Lauren, and hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management as their best investment ideas.
After underperforming the sector and the markets in 2011, will large-cap banks make a comeback in 2012?
Is a hidden gem getting lost amid Google's dominating position in Web search and advertising and the tech giant's rising position with its Android software?
Energy deals may stay hot in 2012 as foreign companies cut U.S. deals to bolster their reserves and build new drilling skills.
Homebuilder stocks have jumped as much as 45 percent over the past three months. But the question remains whether it's a fragile rally based on overly optimistic expectations for the economy or an early sign that a sustained real estate recovery is in the offing.
If you want exposure to the ongoing migration from brick-and-mortar retailers and toward online retailing, it may be wiser to seek out more attractively valued names other than Amazon.com.
While both professionals and do-it-yourself investors try to prognosticate the new year, we're always dealt our fair share of surprises — good and bad. Here are five stocks that turned in the biggest negative surprises for investors.
Forget the traditional ways of generating investment ideas. Instead, let the crowd do it for you. From hedge funds to individual investors, scores of market participants are turning to social media to figure out which stocks are worth watching.
Netflix has a lot to prove in 2012, specifically how successful it can be in the U.K. and Ireland. The company, whose stock lost 70 percent of its value just in the past three months, is so confident in the future of its streaming business overseas that it is even willing to take a loss in the new year.
This year was a busy one for billionaire investor Warren Buffett.
Investors of all stripes have been spooked by the stock markets' gyrations and the S&P 500's struggle to break even this year. But there are clear buying opportunities for those with a long-term time horizon and the presence of mind to tune out the day-to-day market noise.
Bank of America has been the hardest hit of the large U.S. banks by new rules aimed at reducing fees banks charge consumers, according to research published Monday by Credit Suisse analyst Moshe Orenbuch.
Salesforce.com and Qualcomm are the technology stocks to buy for 2012, Canaccord Genuity analysts say, while Netflix and Research In Motion are to be avoided.
Investors should be cautious before jumping into a new initial public offering.
Raymond James, an investment bank with $271 billion in client assets, said its best stock selections, which include Nvidia, may double in the next year.
With the European debt crisis stretching on for two years, JP Morgan recommends that investors avoid the shares of U.S. companies that derive above-average levels of revenue on the Old Continent.
Investment managers have herded Americans into dividend-paying stocks and Treasurys as Europe's debt crisis grips the world. Mark Schultz, in contrast, says now's the time to take advantage of the low prices of companies with plenty of room to grow.