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Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Own Right Now

Investors have a lot to choose from when picking stocks to buy. But many are honing in on a handful of larger than life blue chips.

The 10 biggest companies in the S&P 500 index are collectively worth $4.36 trillion. The entire S&P 500 recently topped $20 trillion in value for the first time.

So the top 10 companies, a mere 2% of the 500 stocks in the index, make up almost....More>>>

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Oil futures ended a four-day string of gains Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark failing to sustain a bounce after data showed a rise in domestic crude-oil inventories.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in February ....More>>>

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Buy Right Now

Make way for some waves. CVS Health (CVS) and Express Scripts (ESRX) have released their formulary exclusion list for 2017, which details which prescription drugs will not be covered by health plans.

Why do we care? Commercial payors have been showing signs of pushing back against high drugs costs, which is a huge concern for drug companies and their investors. The coverage list determines....More>>>

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The big speculation is whether there will be a bidding war for Whole Foods (WFM) now that Amazon (AMZN) has made a play for one of the nations leading organic foods grocers. That is, do whatever it takes to prevent Amazon from landing Whole Foods.

The case can be made that other retailers, such as SuperValu (SVU) or Albertsons, need to come in and prevent Amazon from buying up Whole Foods.

For....More>>>

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“A truly great business must have an enduring “moat” that protects excellent returns on invested capital.”

– Warren Buffett, 2007 Shareholder Letter

A reader recently sent me the following clips from the 2007 Shareholder Letter that pertains to a topic that we’ve discussed quite a bit here: the concept of return on capital, why it’s important....More>>>

Top 5 Heal Care Stocks For 2017

The so-called smart money on Wall Street sold Burger King in 2010 for $3.3 billion, minting over a billion dollars in profits and a five-fold gain for exiting investors including Bain Capital, TPG and Goldman Sachs. It was a whopper deal that left analysts scratching their heads as to how the buyer would get its money back.

A little over six years later, Burger King’s new owners have....More>>>

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Shares of Costco Wholesale fell Friday, the day after the popular discount warehouse club operator announced a hike in membership fees and reported earnings that missed Wall Street forecasts.

The Issaquah, Wash.-based company’s stock (COST) closed 4.3% lower at $170.26per share.

The fee increase will takeeffect June 1. Costo contendswith competition from other discount clubs,....More>>>

Top Clean Energy Stocks To Watch For 2017

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India doesn’t deserve to be next to China — when it comes to credit rating agencies that is.

That’s according to all major credit agencies, which give China a near perfect score — close to the US — and India a near junk score. Fitch, for instance, gives China A+, and....More>>>