Minyanville contributors share their thoughts after last week's downgrade from Goldman.
Beware the stampede into household names. Small-cap value stocks are actually the market leaders.
Industry sentiment has been improving since 2011, but may not reflect economic realities.
Camera makers like Canon and Olympus now have to compete with Apple, Nokia and Samsung -- as well as each other.
Despite 'The Lone Ranger' flopping hard, prospects for the company's film division look very bright.
As market uncertainty rises, investors will likely be hit with these pitches. Don't be fooled.
The sector's older and more established companies provide customers with more than they need, while cloud software offers a smaller menu of individually priced services.
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