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Always Stick with Best of Breed: Whole Foods vs Fairway

02/07/14 - 06:39 PM EST

Why did Fairway even go public? This smaller 'neighborhood' healthy supermarket framed itself as a Whole Foods look alike but what they didn't realize is that it is trying to open new stores too aggressively without getting the core traffic...

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Green Mountain Coffee and Coca-Cola: Taking Their Fate Into Their Own Hands

02/06/14 - 04:59 PM EST

Congrats to these two companies, who-- well-- needed each other and created shareholder value in the process

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Blockbusters Still Matter--Disney vs Twenty-First Century Fox

02/06/14 - 04:05 PM EST

Frozen made Disney's quarter sizzling... How one hit was a game changer.

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Are we seeing a bottoming in retail?

02/06/14 - 03:57 PM EST

A bottoming in retail could be brewing...

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I Liked CVS' Move To Quit Cigarettes... For the Stock

02/05/14 - 04:13 PM EST

Here's why this decision to "lose billions" is actually positive for shares

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I'm a Believer in Microsoft's New CEO

02/04/14 - 06:14 PM EST

Many investors are disappointed by the appointment of an insider, Satya Nadella, for a company that needs change. Of course, there was originally much hype about an outsider coming in, including Ford's Alan Mulally. So why am I positive on this insider?

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Michael Kors, Under Armour & Chipotle Show Execution Matters in Consumer

02/04/14 - 05:28 PM EST

Share gain, having the right products, and marketing the right way. In consumer, this matters more than in any other sector. And these three are the stellar consumer quarters to benchmark all the rest against....

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Yum Brands Celebrates The Year of the Horse

02/04/14 - 05:12 PM EST

One positive China data point that helped the market to some degree today? The one from Yum Brands-the parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell-where china represents 60% of profits...

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New Microsoft CEO Removes Overhang; Michael Kors Shines

02/04/14 - 04:27 PM EST

The market on Tuesday turned up, and in my quick video, I focus on two key news items of today. Microsoft's announcement of Satya Nadella, who is currently the executive vice president of Cloud and Enterprise, marks a safe choice for the company but does highlight the company's focus of cloud and of enterprise versus consumer. The company has missed many opportunities in social, mobile and cloud, just as Facebook celebrates its ten year anniversary today. Retailer Michael Kors is surging after posting sales up 50% with European comps of 73% a real standout. Michael Kors and Under Armour have shown that in retail, execution can win out versus a sluggish macro and a polar vortex.

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Buy Amazon and Boeing on Pullbacks; Facebook and Google are Winners

01/31/14 - 04:16 PM EST

A volatile week on Wall Street provides some opportunities. Check out my video here.

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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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S&P 500 1,992.37 +5.86 0.30%
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