Thomas Scarlett

Tom Scarlett has been an investment analyst for more than 20 years. He has written for Personal Finance, Utility Forecaster, Forecast and Strategies, Global Investing and other publications. He has also been an editor at Bloomberg BNA and Thompson Publishing.

Recent Articles By The Author

Dow Chemical a Good Investment, With or Without the DuPont Merger

Dow Chemical a Good Investment, With or Without the DuPont Merger

European and U.S. regulators must still approve of the deal between two of the world's three biggest companies.

HollyFrontier Likely to Benefit From Acquisition, Election Results

HollyFrontier Likely to Benefit From Acquisition, Election Results

The refining company made a smart move in acquiring Suncor Energy's Petro-Canada Lubricants business.

Morgan Stanley Offers Steady Profits in a Turbulent World

Morgan Stanley Offers Steady Profits in a Turbulent World

Investing in the banking giant is one way to protect hard-earned capital.

Walgreens Boots Alliance: The Right Stock for an Age of Uncertainty

Walgreens Boots Alliance: The Right Stock for an Age of Uncertainty

With stocks facing another shock, where can you find safety plus growth?

There Is No Need to Gamble; Buy P&G Shares for Growth and Income

There Is No Need to Gamble; Buy P&G Shares for Growth and Income

This consumer goods company stock has been paying off for more than a century.

Why Aflac Stock Is Long-Term Insurance for Your Portfolio

Why Aflac Stock Is Long-Term Insurance for Your Portfolio

This insurance company has a solid track record of providing growth and income.

Target Dividend Yield, Urban Stores Make It a Good Buy

Target Dividend Yield, Urban Stores Make It a Good Buy

The retail chain has increased its dividend each year for nearly a half-century.

Quantum's Leap: Data Storage Pioneer Is Set for Explosive Growth

Quantum's Leap: Data Storage Pioneer Is Set for Explosive Growth

The company had some rough times in the past few years but has turned things around and is headed back to profitability.

Deere Has Edge Over Caterpillar Because of Innovation, Acquisitions

Deere Has Edge Over Caterpillar Because of Innovation, Acquisitions

Deere (DE) will develop new systems for farmers via an agreement with Scherer Design Engineering.

Thermo Fisher's Handheld Drug Analyzer, Other Products Make It a Good Investment

Thermo Fisher's Handheld Drug Analyzer, Other Products Make It a Good Investment

The company's 'TruNarc' handheld narcotics analyzer is helping law enforcement solve an epidemic of opioid abuse in the U.S.