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How to Rent a Fortune

With a 37% gain in The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) since late July, we’ve done really well with our targeted investment in real estate.

And with very quick gains of 9% in Brazilian-food processor BRF SA (NYSE ADR: BRFS), 5.2% in South American agricultural play Adecoagro SA (NYSE: AGRO) and 1.6% in high-tech agribusiness player  Neogen Corp. (NasdaqGS: NEOG), we’re doing well with our plays on (pockets of) accelerating U.S. inflation.

Today we’re going to combine the two concepts and employ a very simple formula we believe will add to your profits…

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    Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) Targeted in Unusual Takeover Bid

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    News that activist investor Bill Ackman has teamed up with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) to take over Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) sent shares of both companies soaring today.

    Allergan shares surged some 17% to a 52-week high of $165.39 intraday. Meanwhile, Valeant shares jumped more than 7% to $134.42.

    Here's what's behind the titanic $45.7 billion takeover bid, and what it means to investors...
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  • Hot Stocks to Watch: FFCO, WAVX Among Today's Biggest Gainers Hot Stock Market News Today

    Earnings were in focus Tuesday, with a duo of blue chip companies reporting before the open and a pair of tech giants on tap after the close.

    The three major benchmarks had slipped into the red just before noon, but a number of companies are moving higher on analysts' actions, company news, earnings, and M&A chatter.

    Get our list of 12 hot stocks that are on the move Tuesday, and find out what's behind their gains.
  • Carl Icahn Fight With Ebay (Nasdaq: EBAY) Takes Unexpected Turn Today left turn

    Just when you thought the very public war of words between activist investor Carl Icahn and eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) was about to go nuclear, peace broke out.

    Icahn and eBay Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John Donahoe announced a truce today (Thursday) in which the notorious billionaire would end his public bid to force eBay to split off its PayPal unit and grant him two seats on the company’s board.

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  • Hot Stocks to Watch: ALKS, EQOL Among Today's Biggest Gainers mystery hot stocks today All three benchmarks are up in intraday trading today, and these 12 hot stocks are surging on company developments, earnings, and industry news. Here are 12 hot stocks to watch...
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) Climbs 30% on Mallinckrodt Deal

    Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) shares surged some 30% in premarket trading Monday after announcing it has agreed to be acquired by Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK) in a $5.6 billion cash and stock deal.

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    Shortly after the opening bell, shares of Anaheim-based Questcor climbed 25%, or $17, to $85.07, a 52-week high. Shares of Dublin-headquartered Mallinckrodt, which had been up 7.5% in early trading, slipped 2.29%, or $1.54, to $61.30 on extremely heavy volume. Less than 30 minutes into the session, 5.6 million MNK shares changed hands, five times the stock's average daily volume.

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  • What Is Fire TV? A New Way for Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) to Sell You Stuff Watching TV While the pundits try to figure out how Amazon's new Fire TV stacks up to competition like Apple TV and Roku, Amazon is looking forward to how much it will fatten its bottom line. Amazon knows FIre TV will make gobs of money because it has seen this movie before...
  • Hot Stocks Today: AMRS, RGDX, TEDU Soar 20% Stocks to Buy at Market Today

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 reached new records early Thursday, a day after the S&P 500 logged its eighth record high of the year. But by midday, the gains had faded.

    Investors remain guarded ahead of Friday's closely watched jobs report, typically a big event for markets. Nonetheless, plenty of stocks were moving higher on corporate news, earnings, and analysts' actions.

    These 24 hot stocks are moving higher. Here’s what’s behind the gains...
  • Why Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG) Bought ReliOn Inc. Hydrogen fuel cells

    Wall Street darling Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq: PLUG) gave investors even more cause for optimism by announcing yesterday (Wednesday) after the market close that it had acquired fuel-cell stack developer ReliOn Inc. for $4 million in stock.

    The news sent Plug Power stock up 4.5% in after-hours trading yesterday, though the stock was only up about 1.5% in mid-day trading today (Thursday).

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  • Hot Stocks to Watch: Today's Biggest Gainers

    U.S. stocks opened higher Friday, with all three major benchmarks comfortably in the green right out of the gate.

    As has been the case over the last several Fridays, initial public offerings (IPOs) dominated market news, with six companies debuting today.

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  • Why Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG) Stock Is Tumbling Today After 49% Leap plug stock takes a tumble

    The roller-coaster ride in Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG) stock continues....

    Shares of the fuel cell system provider surged 49.03% to $8.48 Tuesday on extremely heavy volume of 137.02 million shares. Sending the stock soaring was a MarketWatch piece noting the company's chief executive officer disclosed he was set to announce a major deal in the next few weeks.

    "We signed an additional order in North American with a global automaker," MarketWatch reported PLUG CEO Andy Marsh said in a telephone interview Tuesday.

    Here's what is next for Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG)...
  • Hot Stocks to Watch: Today's Biggest Gainers Bull Market - Stocks to Buy Today

    U.S. stocks jumped right out of the gate Tuesday, hoping to break a two-day losing streak - and this makes for a long list of hot stocks to watch today. All three major benchmarks were comfortably in the green in morning trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 110 points just minutes after the opening bell.

    There were plenty of stocks moving sharply higher on company news, industry developments, analysts' actions, and earnings.

    Following are 12 of Tuesday's hot stocks to watch...
  • Hot Stocks List: Today's Biggest Gainers

    All three indexes are in the red this afternoon, but there are still hot stocks today soaring as much as 130%.

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    Initial public offerings (IPOs) took center stage Friday, with five debuts. It would have been six if Globoforce hadn't postponed its IPO (citing unfavorable market conditions).

    Yet plenty other stocks were also making news. Following are 12 of Friday's hot stocks to watch.

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  • Why First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) Stock Is Up 21% Today, and Where It's Headed Now

    Shares of First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) are up more than 17% today (Wednesday) after the company released its guidance figures for 2014, 2015, and 2016 at its annual "Analyst Day" meeting.

    Nasdaq: FSLRFirst Solar expects full-year revenue in 2014 between $3.7 billion and $4 billion, and earnings per share (EPS) between $2.20 and $2.60. This time last year, the company had projected EPS between $2.50 and $4 for 2014.

    For 2015, the company expects revenue between $3.8 billion and $4.3 billion, which is on the low end of analysts' estimates of $4.24 billion. FSLR projects 2015 EPS between $4.50 and $4.60, which is above the consensus estimate of $3.82.

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  • Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) Stock Down 6% on Earnings Miss

    Investors are hoping Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) will duplicate the same stellar results posted in December when the company reports fiscal Q3 2014 earnings Tuesday after the close.

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    Analysts are looking for a 4% increase in revenue to $9.4 billion and earnings per share to climb a nickel year over year.

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  • Hot Stocks to Watch Today

    Stocks rallied for a second consecutive day Tuesday, with the S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than half a percentage point and the Nasdaq up 1.25% in intraday trading.

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    The second 2014 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting kicked off this morning, the first to be led by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, and markets will be listening closely for any clues regarding possible changes to the Fed's guidance on interest rates.

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  • Stocks to Watch 2014: Major Spin-Offs Ahead spinoff

    Breaking up may be hard to do, but on Wall Street it's the thing to do in 2014.

    Indeed, a trio of big U.S. companies announced spin-off plans yesterday (Monday):

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