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While Washington Stews, You Can Cash In on the Biggest "Tax-Inversion" Deal in History

Back in June 2012, we recommended that you pick up shares of Big Pharma player Abbott Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: ABT). The reason: Abbott was planning to split in two at the end of the year, meaning folks who took our advice would end up with stakes in two companies for the price of one.

There was more than bargain-basement thinking at work here.

You see, these corporate breakups – known as spin-offs – have a habit of turning into market-beating profit plays. And the newly minted spin-off firms often end up as takeover fodder – also at big profits.

Abbott followed part of that blueprint.

  • This Energy Stock Has Climbed 20% – In Just Two Weeks Oil prices jumped more than 4% yesterday (Monday), hitting the highest level in two months and boosting one of our favorite energy stocks to a 20% gain in two weeks.

    Since falling to a 52-week low of $76.15 a barrel this month, oil prices rose 4.4% Monday to close at $91.27 a barrel.

    This resurgence in oil prices is just what we've been forecasting in Money Morning, as well as in our Private Briefing investing service.

    "il will be going up, and the rest of that sector ... to varying... Read More...