Molycorp's market cap has skyrocketed as the rush into electric-car batteries has sparked demand for scarce metals. And it's not finished climbing.
No one buys Suburban Propane to shoot the lights out, but the stock quietly grinds out nice gains without much risk.
Unless judges and pols want to sink the economy, the foreclosure mess won't shut down the banks. Wells Fargo, for one, is doing much better.
The lawsuit won't go to trial, but it undermines much-needed confidence in the American banking system.
Researching your picks and making an informed play off the news will give you a competitive advantage. Just look at Allergan.
Citigroup and Bank of America are ridiculously low. But while their shares offer good value, that's not enough to justify buying them.
Always do your homework before buying or selling shares -- especially during earnings season, when the news tells only part of the story.
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