One of our other writers wrote a good broader piece on Chinese gaming companies recently, so when CYOU reported earnings today, I thought it merited a closer look. As it turns out, there's quite a few things to like.
I couldn't resist talking about Tiger, especially because his cautionary tale really does mirror the cases of more than a few stocks. It's easy to get wrapped up into hype and an upward arc, but it can come back to bite you if you do so while investing.
I was amazed to find out that after gaining 40% just months from my initial call, Discover Financial Services (DFS) looks just as attractive as it did then. Great combination of growth prospects and value, and it's in the right industry.
$600 for one share of AAPL? Don't get me wrong -- Apple stock is fantastic, and with some analysts predicting prices of $700 or more, you could get your money's worth. But $600 is a large chunk of change for many retail investors. Here's how to get into AAPL's growth for a more reasonable price -- and get some diversification while you're at it.
The Monetta Young Investor Fund (MYIFX) is a bit more than your typical mutual fund. It also double as educator and triples as a college fund. Parents and grandparents should give this a serious consideration.