The Oakland Press : Investing Tips http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press en urn:article:13206745 Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Outlook -- Its Oil Shares Are Undervalued http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/cramers-action-alerts-plus-portfolio-outlook-its-oil-shares-are-undervalued/13206745 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As we enter the second half of 2015, Jim Cramer, the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio manager, and AAP research director Jack Mohr are… Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:00:00 EDT urn:article:13205251 Greece-Inspired Volatility Proves Value of Alternative Mutual Funds http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/greece-inspired-volatility-proves-value-of-alternative-mutual-funds/13205251 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The spike in volatility as a result of the Greek debt crisis has the market on edge and the VIX, or… Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:15:00 EDT urn:article:13207821 How to Play Cigna, Syngenta, T-Mobile as M&A Heats Up http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/how-to-play-cigna-syngenta-t-mobile-as-ma-heats-up/13207821 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Few things can get the blood flowing on Wall Street like mergers and acquisitions. Companies with tons of cash but short… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:10:00 EDT urn:article:13207004 Three Products That Will Be Priced to Move at Stores This July 4th http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/three-products-that-will-be-priced-to-move-at-stores-this-july-4th/13207004 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The July 4 holiday weekend often means red-hot deals at the nation's leading department stores. This year will be no different, as… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:00:00 EDT urn:article:13207251 Intel, Wal-Mart, DuPont: Buy the Dow's Three Worst Performers http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/intel-wal-mart-dupont-buy-the-dows-three-worst-performers/13207251 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investors planning for a second-half recovery should look to three of the worst first-half performers on the Dow -- Intel ,… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:25:00 EDT urn:article:13207271 Acuity Brands, ConAgra, Fitbit -- Two to Buy, One to Sell on Their Highs http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/acuity-brands-conagra-fitbit-two-to-buy-one-to-sell-on-their-highs/13207271  NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Acuity Brands and ConAgra Foods and Fitbit are all trading at their high points.  Yet they also offer… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:23:00 EDT urn:article:13207327 Why One Bad Jobs Number Won't Scare the Fed http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/why-one-bad-jobs-number-wont-scare-the-fed/13207327 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As predictably as air conditioning in July, skeptics of this economic recovery are cranking up the doom and gloom. Some are… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:20:00 EDT urn:article:13207282 Exxon Mobil, Chesapeake Energy: One to Buy, One to Sell at 52-Week Lows http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/exxon-mobil-chesapeake-energy-one-to-buy-one-to-sell-at-52-week-lows/13207282 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's been feast or famine trying to predict where oil prices will land next. Shares of energy companies have been punished mercilessly… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:19:00 EDT urn:article:13204439 U.S. Economy Picking Up Steam and Will Lift Stocks http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/us-economy-picking-up-steam-and-will-lift-stocks/13204439 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Growth in the first quarter of 2015 may have been abysmal but the economy has been picking up steam and the momentum… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:14:00 EDT urn:article:13204468 Take Mortgage-Backed Bonds over Treasuries as U.S. Economy Improves http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/take-mortgage-backed-bonds-over-treasuries-as-us-economy-improves/13204468 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The U.S. economy is starting to pick up so invest in mortgage-backed bonds and securitized loans rather than U.S. Treasuries, said Jeffery… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:14:00 EDT