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Jonathan Yates

Benzinga Staff Writer

04/17/2014 - 3:38pm
Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index are down in recent market action, prompting speculation that a correction is coming.
04/17/2014 - 10:12am
Pharmaceutical stocks are excellent holdings in times of a downturn.
04/16/2014 - 4:00pm
Amid the growing discussion of a correction, investors are naturally looking for stocks that will hold up well.
04/15/2014 - 4:20pm
FB
Family offices must stay current with investing trends -- in order to fulfill their missions of protecting capital, generating income and delivering returns that beat the market, or achieve "Alpha."...
04/14/2014 - 9:19am
FB
With David Letterman announcing his retirement, and the One Spark Festival for crowdfunding in Jacksonville, Florida in full swing, it seems only appropriate to list the top ten reasons to attend: 1....
04/12/2014 - 4:08pm
FB
While there are reports of those who crowd funded Oculus back in September 2012 being upset by the recent $2 billion Facebook (NYSE: FB) buyout, none of the haters appear to be present at the One Spar...
04/11/2014 - 10:54am
DEO, KO, PEP, TBEV
Ken Friedman, the co-owner of five very successful restaurants, stated in an interview in the February 2014 issue of Food & Wine magazine that, “As every restaurateur knows, you make much more m...
04/10/2014 - 10:28am
AAPL, BTU, DVY, KO, VYM
Dom Einhorn, Founder of Born2Invest, likes to say that you should always be paid to own an investment. For stocks, that means that it must pay a dividend.
04/04/2014 - 10:27am
The most recent Fortune magazine has a great article on the collapse of JC Penney (NYSE: JCP). Along these lines, many have been written about the decline of SearsHolding (NASDAQ: SHLD), too.
04/02/2014 - 3:19pm
In a bull market, investors pile into large cap stocks to ride the wave.
04/01/2014 - 4:01pm
DIA, SPY
In his latest book, Flash Boys, Michael Lewis contends the stock market is "rigged" in favor of institutional investors who buy and sell securities rapidly with computer programs, booking loads of t...
03/28/2014 - 3:25pm
For small cap investing, the presence of a celebrity owner, spokesperson or other affiliation can often times be a very bullish factor for a stock.
03/28/2014 - 10:55am
John Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of Premium Exploration (OTC: PMMEF), might have gold and silver running through his veins.
03/25/2014 - 3:18pm
Labor SMART (OTC: LTNC) is a unique company, with revenues of more than twice its market capitalization. To head up such an entity takes a unique individual; someone who has to virtually live the co...

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