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The Alibaba Hangover Report

The Alibaba IPO really is a big deal—especially for me in my role as Chief Analyst of Cabot China & Emerging Markets Report—in every sense of the word, and deserves all the responsible analysis it can get. When BABA began trading (well after the markets opened, actually), everything went off smoothly, with BABA opening at 92.70, 25 points above the top of its estimated range.

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The Alibaba (BABA) IPO

While many will be watching BABA on Friday, options traders are focused on Yahoo! (YHOO).

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Is Alibaba Undervalued?

Allibaba will go public on on Friday and will likely open at a price possibly as high as 75.


The Tractor Story

When my father published the very first issue of his market letter in 1970, he borrowed the name Cabot from the farm where we lived.


Real Market Timing for Beginners

Of all the Cabot techniques for growth investing, the one I have the hardest time explaining is our approach to market timing.

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Cabot Weekly Review

Stocks for Your Watch List | Cabot Weekly Review

In this week’s Stock Market Video, Mike Cintolo discusses the split action he's seeing in the market. Mike is optimistic that the early-September weakness could be the third and final shakeout in growth stocks. 

Cabot Chart School

Managing Your Portfolio for Maximum Profits

In this third of three videos in Cabot's stock chart school series, “How to Invest in Growth Stocks,” Cabot Market Letter editor Mike Cintolo takes you through portfolio management -- a skill that most people don't really develop and which leads to them getting sub-par returns. He discusses the concept of portfolio management in general, as well as looking at some specific trades Cabot has made in the past.

Editor's Center

Stock and bond action this week continues to point us to the equity market and dividend-paying stocks in particular for the best combination of risk, reward and yield.

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With the Dow Jones Industrials and Standard & Poor’s 500 Index setting new all-time highs on a regular basis, and with the Dow rising over 150% during the past five years, should you buy new stocks now?

more from J. Royden Ward »

We titled Monday’s issue “Can’t Escape the Chop,” as the first half of September reinforced the generally choppy action we’ve seen for a few months now. But since then, we’ve been very impressed.

more from Michael Cintolo »

Events like tomorrow’s Alibaba IPO is a one-of-a-kind—making it hard to sort out how much of the weakness in Chinese stocks is attributable to weak Chinese economic numbers and how much is due to BABA.

more from Paul Goodwin »

I anticipate the VIX to rally in the days to come as the market awaits the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates and the referendum on Scotland independence on September 18.

more from Jacob Mintz »

In last week's ETF letter, I said it felt like the market elevator was going up and up without end. Now it feels like the elevator is finally resting at the 18th floor. (That is, with the S&P hovering around 1,800.)

more from Robin Carpenter »

It’s a familiar story: you’re having dinner at a restaurant when the conversation turns to movies, and no one can remember the name of that actress, the one who was in that movie about space.

more from Thomas E. Garrity »

Cabot Stock of the Month presents a spectrum of investing systems, all of which will work well in the long run, but some of which are probably more suited to your investing personality.

more from Timothy Lutts »