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New Beverages but Same Story for Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

When we evaluate Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) it is important for us to understand the cyclicality of the earnings cycle, especially between the fourth quarter and the first quarter of each calendar year.  Starbucks usually has its worst quarter in the first quarter followed by subsequent growth in each of the subsequent quarters, leading up to its best quarter, which is typically the fourth quarter. 

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Blackberry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is our Turnaround Pick for 2014

In December of 2013 when Blackberry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) was trading around $6.70 Stock Traders Daily selected Blackberry as its turnaround stock for 2014.  Since then the stock traded above $12.00, and then fell back to the Low $7.00 range, providing expected volatility given the troubles the company experienced last year and in advance of the turnaround we expect to continue.

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Fundamental and Technical Observations for The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

A fundamental and technical evaluation of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is important to determine fair value and the potential for private equity transactions.  Initial observations reveal that the current price earnings multiple for Coca-Cola is 21 times trailing numbers, providing a rich valuation given corresponding earnings growth trends.

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Hedge Funds Exploit Macroeconomic Conditions: SPY, DIA, IWM, QQQ

The investment decisions of institutional investors, hedge funds, and private equity are largely based on their observations of the macro economic conditions that exist coupled with market conditions that might give them the opportunity to exploit changes that they see in the months and years ahead.  Of course, this is a very general observation, but it is predicated on the notion of understanding the macro economic conditions that exist today.

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For Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Valuation Concerns Exist

Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) was selected as our Stock of the Week this week, but our Stock of the Week strategy is a trading strategy not an investment strategy.  For investors there are serious risks that must be addressed by the company, fundamental in nature, but for traders Adobe moves nicely and can offer handsome rewards for those astute enough to take advantage of it.

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