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"In the investing blog, I seek to help you take sound investment decisions free from emotion by sharing my objective insights on markets, sectors, and companies."
Sam Subramanian PhD, MBA, Editor, AlphaProfit MoneyMatters

Fidelity Makes Changes to Fidelity Select Portfolio Mutual Funds

Fidelity Investments is proposing some changes to the Fidelity Select Portfolio mutual funds. The changes being proposed include: Adoption of standard Fidelity mutual fund trading policies Elimination of the $7.50 exchange fee Removal of hourly pricing Additionally, the Fidelity Select funds will be aligned under ten major sectors and the investment policies of certain Select funds will be… Read More »

401k Rollover IRA: 401k Retirement Plans’ Booster Rocket, Rollover IRA

Switching your job? Retiring? Congratulations! A window of opportunity opens for you with the Rollover Individual Retirement Account or Rollover IRA. In an era of corporate restructuring and outsourcing, Rollover IRA is among the most powerful means available for securing one’s retirement. Yet, the potential of Rollover IRA to enhance one’s retirement savings commonly remains under-appreciated. Rollover IRA… Read More »

Energy Conservation: Save Energy Consumption Using Technology

This article originally appeared in The Motley Fool on December 14, 2005. Technology companies are generally underappreciated as energy conservation plays. By casting a wider net, investors can find appealing situations in the technology space that stand to prosper from the growing emphasis on energy conservation. Investors typically see oil-related stocks — such as Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM)… Read More »

Stodgy Stocks Can Grow Your Portfolio

This article originally appeared in The Motley Fool on December 2, 2004. By explicitly considering the odds of a company growing faster than expected, investors can reduce the agony of watching share price and earnings-per-share trends diverge. Here are some mainstream ideas to get started in the right direction. Buying and holding companies with growing earnings per share… Read More »

What’s Driving Biotech

Biotechnology, which has been on a roll, declined after the much-anticipated American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting in early June in New Orleans, where cancer specialists deliberated on the merits of new treatments. The two extant ETFs which focus on this industry are iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology (AMEX:IBB) and Biotech HOLDRs (AMEX:BBH). Before deciding to dump or load up… Read More »

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