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I hate to kick a dog when it's down, but you really have to feel sorry for investors holding Blockbuster Inc. (NASDAQ/BBI). Faced with declining sales at its stores and a rising trend in on- line rentals and video-on-demand, BBI has failed to adapt to the trend quickly…

This past Tuesday, I sent you a special e-mail on a stock advisory service we've developed that produced a profit of 1,900% in only 4 days on our very first recommendation! Response to this new service has been so unprecedented that we are very close to filling the…

I've been saying for some time now that the time is ripe for investors to start considering investments in Japan again. Now, it looks like many investors have caught on. After a 16-year hiatus, investors are once again buying Japanese stocks.  Japan has been in something of an…

Back in mid-August, after the highly publicized trial that found drugmaker Merck & Co. responsible for the wrongful death of a patient taking its popular painkiller, I pondered in my commentary called "A Precedent is Set" on "what effect one little pill could have on the health industry…

Second quarter earnings season is coming up quick, and it is likely that technology will outperform other market sectors. The big brokerage firms are currently reporting their numbers, which are not particularly good. Merger and acquisition activity is still robust, but trading revenues are down. Most firms' retail…

My wife called it big-time when she said that investors should buy Martha Stewart's stock as the domestic guru went to jail. The stock went from under $10 per share to a recent 52-week high of $37.45 per share. By any measure, this is an awesome stock market…

Perhaps that's a little too harsh. What I mean to say is... Give me innovation or give me a German car! It's no wonder the domestic automobile producers are struggling, as their kind of innovation involves trying to save as many dollars as possible on the production line.…

Today's Profit Confidential takes a different twist. I'm breaking away from my usual Thursday financial commentary to pay tribute to a man who, I believe, changed America and the world for the better. I'd like to start by admitting upfront that I have always been a huge Ronald…

There is no doubt that Alan Greenspan has the ability to move markets. Even the slightest change in vernacular can bring about reactions that are... spectacular. He attempts to hide his manipulative ways with fed jargon, saying "for a considerable period" one month then switching to "patient" the…

I am truly amazed by the strength of our domestic housing market. Almost every investment guru has predicted softening or pullback in the last couple of years. Including yours truly. But on it goes... up, up and away! Recent Commerce Department comments reveal that a "larger than expected"…