Airlines can buy futures contracts, thereby locking in their cost. The same contracts bought not long ago are now costing some airlines millions of dollars.
For buy-and-hold investors, 2015 promises to have its share of winners and losers. These stocks will help you position your portfolio for the coming year.
Taxes, restrictions on use, neighbors, and even the smell of apple pie baking can cause home buyers problems they didn't anticipate.
Zynga is in the right place at the right time with the right leader and with the right products.
Oil prices could be headed as low as $75 a barrel, but investors should consider the recent selloff in energy stocks as a buying opportunity.
SAP CEO Bill McDermott failed to sell the Concur deal, but that doesn't mean it isn't good for the German software maker.
Despite market euphoria the market will not appreciate forever. The last time the margin debt level exceeded $400 billion was during the spring and summer of 2007.
Intel processors carry a higher selling price. Intel chips are considered superior, and investors don't need to look further than the stock price to figure it out.
That's really what it's about, the ability to buy value that others don't see.
Both disappointed investors and both experienced margin pressure but Lululemon is a potential takeover target.
If Yahoo! can grow its operational profit, the shares have tremendous upside. If Yahoo! can't, the shares are already discounted and are unlikely to continue much lower.
Micron is executing well, but the bull thesis isn't new. The shares increased 132% since a year ago.
Who is in a better position than Wilson to know if Lululemon is oversold or not? Probably no one.
Forget trying to make useless comparisons to previous performance. John Chen is the reason BlackBerry is turning around.
BlackBerry is a perfect storm for short-sellers. They need to cover and quickly.
Amazon's new smartphone will face off against the iPhone 6 and Samsung S6. The only winner is AT&T.
Zynga should move quickly to further monetize its free money poker base before users leave to play on other sites.
Has the market reached a top? Dividend-paying stocks outperform as a whole compared to non-dividend stocks and offer a buffer if the market declines.
Zynga's CEO really dropped the ball but the company hasn't changed and is still a buy.
This stock is so discounted it won't matter if the upcoming earnings report is lackluster.
Companies reach new highs because their undervalued. Full price today is often a value discount next week.
Some companies are perfectly positioned to pay dividends. These three are good investments on their own but don't be surprised if they declare a dividend in the near future.
Don Mattrick is working magic turning Zynga into a highly profitable game maker. Zynga could become a short seller widow maker with 9% short interest and a 20% a year growing Chinese mobile games market.
Dividend stocks offer a great alternative to other low-yield investing options.
Picking the right stocks to invest in is half the battle, knowing when to exit is the other half. Shooting for the moon is fine in Vegas, but on Wall Street, only the smart profit.
Dividend stocks reward long-term investors, but pick carefully. I like Cisco and Fifth Street.
The stock decline by the specialty retailer after reporting first-quarter earnings is a typical overreaction and the stock is a buy.
Businesses must adjust their model to match what the consumer wants. If a country implements a minimum wage, production will move and/or consumer demand will fall.
This is not where you want to place your money.
Dividend stocks are the key to long-term portfolio growth, Make sure to get your share.
Tesla remains over-valued and the shares will likely reach $100 before finding support.
Buying strength and moving with the trend instead of against it is a proven profit method.
Your portfolio wants to make money more than it wants the latest technology 'flavor of the day' stock.
Buying company after company is a waste of money until Yahoo! can get its own house in order.
Not all dividends are the same. Some offer high yields and others are dividend traps. Here are two to own and one to avoid.
Since SEC filings will let the world know anyway, what's the point of not disclosing?
China is a problem or at least a significant challenge for Toyota.
Tesla's price decline is nothing more than reality.
If you pay more than $38 for Whole Foods stock this week, you're probably spending too much.
Will Cisco shares hold in its current 200-day range or will the shares take another hit when they report?
The company's secondary offering may help stabilize the stock, but is there any upside?
If and when Zynga expands real money gaming into other markets, all bets are off on how far the stock may go.
Cash-burning companies with high price-to-earnings ratios need to demonstrate rapid growth or face a brutal market reality.
Profit while others panic and run around as if their heads were cut off.
Herbalife's suspension of its dividend is a brilliant move against shorts who bought put options.
Put emotions aside, waiting for the right time to enter or exit is your strongest edge to win in the market.
There are good reasons why Amazon's stock has been falling fast.
The first rule of earnings season is to never chase a stock unless you're taking a stop loss. If your trading desk doesn't include a Bloomberg terminal or another equally fast wire subscription in unison with computer-directed trading, you're fighting a losing battle.
Zynga's earnings release was fantastic. The next step is profitability.
I've covered these dividend winners before, but you're not too late to get on board.
Apple may introduce new products in 2014, but so far, investors are maintaining their distance.
LeapFrog is making a modern day buggy whip and will leave your portfolio with marks.
Don't panic. Here's how you can embrace the stock's volatility.
Wall Street created a solution for investors who want to hedge against or even profit during a falling market and it's called inverse/short/bear exchange-traded funds.
Zynga moves a step closer to profitability and it can't happen fast enough for shareholders.