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Congressional Influence Peddling In Exotic Locales

On a 2011 trip to Thailand, a group of visitors sunbathed at a popular beach, lunched at a winery, and went to an elephant preserve. But these were not typical tourists: They were all American congressional staffers, and the Thai government footed their bill. According to a recent Washington Post report, senior congressional staffers took at […]

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Top Stocks To Buy For 2/27/2013-1

SM Energy Co. (NYSE:SM) achieved its new 52 week high price of $85.55 where it was opened at $83.76 UP 7.27 points or +9.62% by closing at $82.83. SM transacted shares during the day were over 3.88 million shares however it has an average volume of 985,517 million shares. SM has a market capitalization $5.27 […]

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Does Universal American Corp Measure Up?

Margins matter. The more Universal American Corp (NYSE: UAM  ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. That’s why we check up on margins at […]

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