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  • Halliburton Investors: Beware an EPA Report Coming in December 2012

    By John Monaghan - November 17, 2012 | Tickers: HAL

    Federal inquiry into hydraulic fracturing has taken a back seat to more sensational topics in the press, but threatens to take investors by surprise over the holidays.  Indeed, Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) investors have become inured to the publicity and legal risks, which the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill brought to the energy giant.  Beware: Regulations in the offing threaten to stunt the profitability of one of Halliburton's core more »

  • Why You Should Retire on REIT's

    By John Monaghan - October 18, 2012 | Tickers: AMTG, PEI

    Perhaps one of the most discouraging maxims, which stock market investors ever hear, goes like this, “The price of a stock reflects all of the information available to market participants.”  The implication is that you cannot outsmart the market.  Whether or not we actually subscribe to this defeatist philosophy, let us entertain it.  We will explore how we can still beat the market when we apply fundamental valuation principles to more »