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Dow Chemical: Activist or Not, the Stock Is a Buy Right Here

11/14/14 - 08:54 AM EST

Dow Chemical: Activist or Not, the Stock Is a Buy Right Here Why pressure from Dan Loeb's Third Point--whether successful or not--is a reason to buy this name

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Why a Hasbro Purchase of Dreamworks Makes Sense for the Company and Industry

11/14/14 - 08:35 AM EST

Why a Hasbro Purchase of Dreamworks Makes Sense for the Company and Industry Hasbro is changing its risk profile, and while it will cause near-term volatility and disruption, it makes sense long-term for the following reasons.

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GoPro Surges 15 Percent On 3Q Report: Looking Behind the Lights

10/31/14 - 10:02 AM EDT

GoPro Surges 15 Percent On 3Q Report: Looking Behind the Lights Last night, GoPro GPRO reported a third quarter that caused the stock to shoot up a quick 15 percent. Here's why... and where the stock can go from here

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Watch Retail This Week

06/09/14 - 09:36 AM EDT

Watch Retail This Week Mixed bag for retail, but possible wins remain

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Mind the Gap On Your Way Up the Corporate Ladder

05/29/14 - 11:15 AM EDT

Mind the Gap On Your Way Up the Corporate Ladder Why your company must take ownership to solve the disparity in wages between men and women

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A Read on Luxury: Rolls-Royce

05/29/14 - 11:12 AM EDT

A Read on Luxury: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce North America President Eric Shepherd shares his thoughts on the luxury market with The Street's Senior Stock Analyst Nicole Urken. He emphasizes that Rolls-Royce's high-end price category is popular among younger consumers as well. Characterizing the Rolls-Royce as "not flashy," Shepherd explains that the company is seeing more of an appetite from consumers to spend again, albeit in a personalized and understated manner. While Rolls-Royce will always stand behind its Phantom models, the new Ghost and Wraith offerings diversify the product mix and are proving to attract new customers to the brand.

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Why the Retail Read-Through Is Overdone

05/20/14 - 06:03 PM EDT

Why the Retail Read-Through Is Overdone With a parade of disappointing headline numbers from retail today, we had commentators on all day discussing this as yet another sign that we are in for a recession. However, while retail has been one of the worst performers year-to-date, kicked off by weather and then spotty demand, today's reports are NOT a waring sign of more weakness to come. Here's why that's wrong...

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With Dow at All-time High: Flight to Value Trend Is Here To Stay

05/09/14 - 03:47 PM EDT

With Dow at All-time High: Flight to Value Trend Is Here To Stay As so-called momentum stocks like Whole Foods, Tesla, Amazon and Facebook continue to suffer, it is instructive to dive into the strength in the overall market and the averages. In particular, the Dow has been the outperformer versus the S&P and certainly the Nasdaq. What's behind this?

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Understanding the Health Food Space

05/08/14 - 04:37 PM EDT

Understanding the Health Food Space Aren't we seeing continued long-term trend of anti-obesity plays? Health food, organic food and beyond are in for the long-term. This was a big theme in Get Rich Carefully. So have you been scratching your head about the almost-20% decline in Whole Foods yesterday to the high $30s, not to mention the long decline since it stood at over $60 back in November....

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Disney = Buy and Hold. Why? Because it is Changing

05/07/14 - 05:11 PM EDT

Disney = Buy and Hold. Why? Because it is Changing If you want to understand why Disney is a stock you can buy for kids and hold over the long term, it's because the company is staying ahead of the game by constantly transforming itself.

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Nicole Urken is Research Director of Mad Money and Jim Cramer's researcher at TheStreet. Nicole analyzes stocks and develops a strategic macro outlook, which she incorporates into segment ideas for CNBC's "Mad Money." Nicole also supports Jim's other endeavors including "Squawk on the Street," RealMoney.com, and his latest best-selling book "Get Rich Carefully."

Previously, she worked as an investment banking analyst for the Industrials Group in Goldman Sachs' New York office. Born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, Nicole graduated with honors from Harvard College, where she served as executive editor of The Harvard Crimson.

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