Chip Brian

Machinery is profitable

Despite the European sovereign debt crisis and growing concerns about China, recent independent surveys have revealed that business executives are showing greater confidence in the U.S. economic outlook.

By Chip Brian |March 28, 2012

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Invest in innovation

Scientific and technical instruments sector trending up.

By Chip Brian |February 1, 2012

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Start 2012 off right

Over the next five years, dollar and variety stores are expected to perform well by targeting low-income households and thrifty customers. Competition will challenge the industry, but consumers will rely on the stores for inexpensive discretionary purchases.

By Chip Brian |January 1, 2012

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Tasty Profits

The restaurant sector offers some satisfying stocks

By Chip Brian |December 1, 2011

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Hungry for profit

Food sector offers appetizing investment opportunities

By Chip Brian |November 1, 2011

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Investor panacea?

Generic drug sector holding its own

By Chip Brian |October 1, 2011

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Plug into diversified utilities

What sector can investors turn to for relative safety and yield? According to our analytics team, Utilities—more specifically, Diversified Utilities—is a wise choice at this time.

By Chip Brian |September 1, 2011

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Net stocks trending up

People are using more information than ever before. What types of companies will find new growth opportunities in this rapidly changing ecosystem? The challenge is not just in understanding the technology, but also the fundamental shifts in human communication behaviour.

By Chip Brian |August 1, 2011

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Sipping on the beverage sector

Everyone drinks non-alcoholic beverages, and investors are thirsty for information about the companies that sell them. The non-alcoholic beverages industry includes makers, bottlers, and distributers of sodas, bottled water, juices, energy drinks, and bottled coffees and teas.

By Chip Brian |June 1, 2011

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