The proposed $700 billion bailout is not a perfect solution, but action is needed to solve the ongoing credit crunch.
In this week's Roundtable Review, Steve Reitmeister, Kevin Matras and I explain what you need to know about the proposal, both as an investor and as a taxpayer. Plus, find out how we think it will impact market direction for the remainder of year.
Wishing you prosperity,
Charles Rotblut, CFA
Senior Market Analyst & Editor,
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Today's Top Stories: Tuesday- September 23, 2008
ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
- Aggressive Growth - RadioShack (RSH) recently posted its 4th consecutive earnings surprise. It also announced a plan to repurchase $200 million worth of common shares. Learn More...
Growth & Income - Yum! Brands (YUM ) recently declared a quarterly dividend of 19 cents per share, which translates into a yield of 1.9%. This is well above the industry average. Learn More...
Momentum - CF Industries (CF ) CF Industries (CF) trades at a steep discount to
the overall market. The analyst community is bullish on its long-term prospects. Learn More...
Value - Healthspring's (HS) revenues rose 47% in the second quarter. It also raised 2008 guidance on the back of strong Medicare premium revenues. Learn More...
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EARNINGS TRENDS: Analysts Continue to Slash Estimates
For both 2008 and 2009, more than twice as many estimates have been cut as raised. Learn more...
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