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Andy Obermueller's picture
Microsoft's Next Move Could Earn You +1,900%

Microsoft announced Friday that it would begin to open retail stores and had hired a veteran Wal-Mart executive to run the initiative. Building a retail footprint for the world's No. 1 software maker will take time and money.  Microsoft has one but not the other. It can't wait any longer to make up the retail ground it has lost to Apple. I think that spells merger, and there's an obvious takeover candidate.

by Andy Obermueller | February 17, 2009
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Three Value Strategies You Can Use to Beat the Market Today

The market is in turmoil, economic growth has flat-lined, companies are struggling to survive and investors are in full panic mode. This is the perfect recipe for value investors.  With valuations at their lowest levels in years, the market is offering some of the best opportunities I've ever seen. Three areas in particular are showing the best chance for value investors right now.

by Nathan Slaughter | February 10, 2009