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  • The Top European Ideas for Your Portfolio

    By Federico Zaldua - July 5, 2013 | Tickers: ADDYY, BT, RYAAY

    Europe is still going through a tough recession. While Germany stays strong thanks to its unparalleled industrial power, countries such as Spain and Italy remain under pressure. That said, investing has a lot to do with expectations. As professor Michael Mauboussin (who is the head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse) used to say in his classes, investment success equals reality minus expectations. And expectations for Europe are, indeed more »

  • The British Are Coming, With Dividends!

    By Ash Anderson - April 24, 2013 | Tickers: BT, DEO, UL

    Did you know that there are foreign companies out there that sit upon the American stock exchanges in some form just waiting for you to buy them? If not, you’re going to be looking into a whole new world of investing.

    As you could probably tell by the title, we’re about to take a look at some British dividend payers. These companies are listed on the NYSE using more »

  • How the European Telecoms Rank

    By Damon Churchwell - March 7, 2013 | Tickers: BT, ORAN, TEF, VOD

    These have not been good times for the telecom service providers residing in the European Union of late. The ADRs of those firms, some behemoth-sized, have largely sold off. Fourth quarter gross domestic product in Europe fell slightly, indicating that the struggles may well persist. Still, there are likely some diamonds in the rough. European ADRs are usually good investments for their generous dividend yields, nevertheless. And they currently could more »

  • Can These Hot Streaming Video Picks Fuel Your 2013 Portfolio?

    By Bill Edson - February 19, 2013 | Tickers: T, BT, OUTR, VZ

    On our smartphones, tablets and PCs, streaming content is now all around us. Telecoms are jumping into streaming content as a way to enhance their growth prospects. Some of these companies hope to benefit from higher data plan revenue and lower smartphone prices. The question for investors is which, if any, of these telecom stocks is attractively priced relative to other firms that are involved in streaming content. In this more »

  • Cisco Continues to Rise

    By Peter Pham - December 5, 2012 | Tickers: BT, CSCO, INTC, IBM, ERIC

    The past couple of years have been difficult for Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the global leader in networking equipment, as it started focusing on the server market and its Unified Computing Service platform became its priority from 2010. Since January 2010 until the end of 2011, its stock had fallen by more than 24%. As I have discussed in an earlier article, the turnaround was essential for Cisco to survive and more »

  • Which Telecoms to Buy Now?

    By Anh HOANG - October 24, 2012 | Tickers: BT, ORAN, TEF, VIP

    These days, whenever I do a screening to find investment opportunities in companies with high dividend yields and high operating cash flow, telecom companies always come up. The high dividend yield may be due to the fact the telecom companies have experienced a large decline in their stock prices. In addition, telecom companies seem to be a cash cow businesses, but many of them leverage heavily. That is why we more »

  • Sky's the limit with BSkyB

    By Michael Russell - May 31, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, BSYBY.PK, BT, NFLX, VMED

    British Sky Broadcasting ( (NASDAQOTH: BSYBY.PK) ) stands at the center of a storm sweeping the film and television industry. Consumers are using the internet to access content directly threatening the role of middlemen like BSkyB. The speed of this transition is only limited by the capacity of the UK broadband network. Although I am sure people do not read for my thoughts on industry trends I will try to briefly more »