These stocks are a selection from among S&P's top buy-rated issues for capital appreciation potential.
The company is emphasizing business hardware and software instead of the personal computers it built its name on.
The company's profits are down 30% in 2011, and the market-lagging performance seems to persist.
Her blunt assessment of HP's woes stung investors, but at least she's facing the facts.
These small caps that focus on specific software niches have been sporting good price appreciation lately.
Any business would kill for this problem: a savings account so flush it's making investors antsy.
After declaring equities safer than bonds and gold, the billionaire sets an example with several purchases.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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