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General Motors Just Warming Up

The following is an excerpt from Best Stocks for 2017: General Motors Company (GM) Is Just Warming Up As we near the end of the third quarter, General Motors Company (GM) — my pick in InvestorPlace’s Best Stocks for 2017 contest — is putting up a respectable fight. As I write this, the shares are […]

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Best Stocks for 2017: GM Closing the Lead

With four months left to go in 2017, my pick — General Motors (GM) — is at least putting up a respectable fight. When I last did an update two months ago, I was in 7th place with a measely 6% year-to-date return. I’ve now moved into 5th place with a slighly more respectable 10% […]

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General Motors (GM): STILL Have Some Catching Up to Do

  We’re now seven months into the contest, and I still have some catching up to do. My 6% year-to-date return in General Motors (GM) isn’t anything to be embarassed about… that is, until you see Albemarle (ALB), CoreSite Realty (COR) and Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) are all up well in excess of 30%. We still […]

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General Motors’ Engine Is Still Purring

Ealier this month, I wrote an update on my entry in InvestorPlace’s Best Stocks for 2017. The following is an excerpt: I’m not particularly happy that GM’s engine is sputtering this year. But it’s important to remember that deep-value plays rarely work on the timeline you expect. It often takes time for the market to […]

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Best Stocks Recap: Energy Transfer Equity Still a Pipeline of Profits

The following is an excerpt of a piece originally posted on InvestorPlace. You can read the full article here. It’s bad form to gloat. Apart from making you insufferable to be around at parties, you’re temping fate… and inviting a reversal of fortune. That said, I’m going to risk it and toot my own horn […]

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2016: Enjoy Your Victories While You Can

Well, it’s over. The stock market is officially closed for 2016. All told, it was a successful year for me. My firm increased its assets under management by a good chunk, and my returns for the year were solid. My Dividend Growth portfolio absolutely crushed the S&P 500, and I took first place in InvestorPlace’s […]

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Best Stocks Contest: Sizing Up the Competition in 2017

It’s temping fate to celebrate early, but I’m feeling good about the Best Stocks for 2016 contest right about now: Regardless of how the contest shakes out, I’m still long Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) and believe the stock price could easily double from these levels over the course of the next 2-3 years. I have […]

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With Two More Weeks To Go…

Going into the final two weeks of 2016, I’m hanging on to a five-point lead in the Best Stocks for 2016 contest. May the best stock win! Follow the Best Stocks contest live here, at InvestorPlace. This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as With Two More Weeks To Go…

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