Buyers managed to hike this market into new multi-year highs, surpassing both the credit-crunch peak and Y2K peak relatively effort free. This unfamiliar territory will no doubt leave many scratching their heads as to "what happens next?" But not all market participants are staring at the vista before them. Some are looking for the next foothold to push higher.
The following three stocks have all shown strong buying activity, with more »
Back in 2007, Sherborne decided that exercise equipment seller Nautilus (NYSE: NLS) could get in better shape. The activist investor group had a difficult task ahead. Sherborne bought a company that made home fitness equipment -- right before the housing market collapsed. Here's how Sherborne nevertheless got Nautilus back on track.
Nautilus entered 2007 with rising sales. The exercise equipment company reported revenue of $524 million in 2004 more »
In many parts of America, the primary hunting seasons range from October - February, much like the NFL season. The seasons generally pick up again in the Spring as turkey season comes around. Sports companies turned in very solid earnings in the first quarter, but it wasn't limited to just sporting goods.
The first company we'll talk about that's part of the sports industry is Under more »
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne ceaselessly into the past," are the last words of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" as well as the words on his gravestone. Very apt as we examine this surprising addition to Jim Cramer's basket of luxury stocks titled the Great Gatsby index. It includes high end names like Toll Brothers, Saks, Coach, Tiffany, and more.
Boats, bowling, billionaires more »
For the majority of retail investors who may not be able to afford a luxury yacht, the next option can be buying shares of a company that makes these pleasure sea craft. The returns can be lucrative enough to embark on Caribbean cruises, which can be just as pleasurable as yachting. Also, there aren’t too many players in the leisure-boat industry, which alone is a big plus for investors more »
For the majority of retail investors who may not be able to afford a luxury yacht, the next option can be the shares of a company that makes these pleasure sea craft. Earnings gained can be lucrative enough to buy Caribbean cruises which can be as pleasurable as yachting. Also, there aren’t too many players in the leisure boat industry which is at once a big investing plus. The more »
Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s, I started making my first investments with a very small amount of money. I was in graduate school in the Boston area and Peter Lynch, who had huge success with Fidelity’s Magellan Fund (he averaged a 29.2% annual return), gave the oft-cited advice “invest in what you know.” I was young. What did I know? As someone born more »