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: Oil and natural-gas stocks could be at levels that represent one of the best buying opportunities in years.
sees opportunities in names like
: A survey top-ranked mutual-fund managers for the latest edition of
Value Line. The pros are bullish on
Hudson City Bancorp
talks with Douglas C. Lane, president of Douglas C. Lane & Associates. The firm will only go long stocks, keeps its portfolio turnover low and invests with a long-term view. Lane currently favors
talks with John Keeley Jr., founder and chief investment officer at Keeley Asset Management. He runs the Keeley Small Cap Value Fund (KSCVX). His specialty is finding under-the-radar companies that are going through restructurings or spinoffs and that trade at a discount. He likes
Home Federal Bancorp
column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information on
( WFMI) and
: Each week,
publishes bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks. We present summaries of those stories in this portfolio. This week, there are bullish stories on
American Water Works
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like
( NCOC) and
: The latest analyst research highlighted by
, including reports this week on
: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.
lists companies where managers are buying stock, and we build a portfolio with those companies' stocks. There has been interesting activity in
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