If the two large office supply retailers merge, can they be far behind in achieving Apple reseller status?
The stock has been beaten up by the market lately and could be attractive at these levels. But be cautious.
Investors should base trading decisions on long-term trends, not short-term fluctuations.
The battered electronics retailer attracts buyers after trading below net asset value.
Chasing strong returns in single stocks can often go awry. Spread out your risk using exchange-traded funds instead.
Stocks are lower but off earlier lows as investors digest a batch of mixed domestic economic data.
Speculators who took a chance on these low-dollar names last year did very, very well.
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