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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

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 »

Playing the High-Stakes Biotech Game

Investing in biotech stocks has never been for the faint-hearted as many biotech companies have high cash burn rates. The biotech industry however has a few things going for it. Read on to learn more about investment opportunities in this industry. Shares of biotechnology companies have declined, after the much anticipated American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting in… Read More »

Fidelity No Load Mutual Funds: Supercharge Your Portfolio’s Returns

Investors who exclusively use broadly diversified, no load mutual funds for their stock investments often lose out on opportunities to increase the reward potential of their portfolios. This article looks at two methods investors may use to enhance the performance of their portfolio of diversifed, no load mutual funds. Diversify, diversify, diversify! Rebalance your portfolio periodically. These have… Read More »

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