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The Stock That’s Leading the LED Revolution

Today, I’ll give you a stock that’s already reported its number and hit new price highs because of it. And the story is great, too—Acuity Brands (AYI) is a leading lighting supplier for commercial, industrial and residential use, and its growth is being driven by the surge in demand for longer-lasting, more efficient LED bulbs.


How the Weather is Like the Stock Market

I see definite parallels between warnings about the Big Weather and the shocking headlines about the impending meltdown of the stock market.

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Stocks vs. Municipal Bonds

Tax-free bond funds yield peanuts these days, so if you’re trying to actually grow your money, there’s only one sensible course.

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What Is the Market Telling You to Do?

I think the bulls and the bears are fighting it out on a pretty even basis.


Safe Sector that's Benefiting from Low Oil Prices

Instead of focusing on what could go wrong, investors should try to find the silver lining.

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Cabot Weekly Review

Top Performing Industry Groups | Stock Market Video

In this week’s Stock Market Video, Cabot China & Emerging Markets Report Analyst Paul Goodwin describes the state of the market as technically positive, but still range-bound and indecisive. He looks at the top performing industry groups in the market today, and where these top sectors ranked 13 weeks ago.

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

With the overall market trend-less, it’s no surprise that some of our more conservative positions are the best performers, with utilities topping the list.

more from Chloe Lutts Jensen »

There are several ways to counteract the crosscurrents that are negatively affecting a lot of companies this earnings season.

more from J. Royden Ward »

We’re practicing some caution as the major indexes chop around in a relatively tight range and few stocks are in sustained upmoves.

more from Michael Cintolo »

With earnings season on the way, investors will have a couple of things on their minds as the big names in the Chinese market begin to report their numbers.

more from Paul Goodwin »

One trend stands out this earnings season: the companies that beat earnings run, and then run some more; those that miss, fall, and then fall even more.

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 »

I think the multi-month correction has been completed, the weak hands are now out of the market, and the bulls will now push the best stocks higher.

more from Timothy Lutts »