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Alex DUMORTIER

Alex Dumortier writes a twice-daily column covering topical subjects from a contrarian, value-oriented perspective; he also co-authored 'The Astonishing Collapse of MF Global'. He received his degree in Economics and Political Economy from Princeton University and began his career in the City of London. After having lived in several capital cities, Alex now resides in Washington, D.C.. When he is not reading or writing, Alex likes to run and practice Bikram yoga (a form of "hot" yoga.)

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Thu May 21

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Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Corporation Drop on Weak Guidance, but It's Not All Bad News

Growth prospects are weak, but Booz Allen Hamilton continues to churn out cash

Tue May 19

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Shares of Cheetah Mobile Inc Pounce, but This Cat Could Be Dangerous

Cheetah Mobile's revenue growth is impressive, but so is its valuation.

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3 Stocks You'll Want To Own If Inflation Begins To Rise

Rising prices erode purchasing power; here are 3 stocks that are fit to mitigate that loss

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3 Stocks That Could Hit $1,000

These three high-flying stocks could join the elite club of stocks with a price above $1,000.

Fri May 15

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Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc Tumble on Growth Outlook; the Reaction May Be Short-Sighted

Is the market overreacting to El Pollo Loco Holdings' disappointing outlook for comparable-restaurant sales?

Tue May 12

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Shares of American Public Education, Inc. Tank on Poor Outlook for Revenues

Revenue declines at American Public Education are unnerving investors; expect more volatility in the future.

Fri May 8

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Shares of AOL, Inc. Pop on Better-Than-Expected Results -- There May Be More to Come

AOL, Inc. beat on revenues and earnings per share; revised full-year guidance may be in the works.

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Shares of Post Holdings Inc Pop on Acquisition-Fueled Results

Post Holdings Inc blows past analysts' expectations and raises guidance for the full year.

Wed May 6

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Is 3G Capital Dragging Berkshire Hathaway Over To The "Dark Side"?

Because Berkshire Hathaway's partnership with 3G Capital seems bound to expand, it's worth understanding the nature of that relationship

Tue May 5

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Shares of EarthLink Holdings Corp Pop on Raised Guidance; Growth Remains Elusive

Shares of EarthLink Holdings Corp look tantalizingly cheap, but investing in declining businesses is a tough way to make money

Fri May 1

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Constant Contact Inc's Shares Tank on Lower Guidance. Here's the Good News.

Even as Constant Contact Inc lowers its guidance, today's stock decline looks overdone.

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Ellie Mae Inc's Shares Soar on Results That Confirm Its Growth Story

Ellie Mae Inc.'s shares sport a premium multiple; this quarter's results demonstrate why

Thu Apr 30

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Shares of ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd Pop on Takeover -- Here's What Not to Do

ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd gets a $12.65-per-share buyout offer, which the market is endorsing

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Shares of GNC Holdings Inc Fall on a Flat Quarter -- Is That Enough to Sell?

GNC Holdings adjusts its 2015 earnings guidance slightly lower, but long-term prospects aren't in jeopardy

Wed Apr 29

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TMFAleph1 published an article 1:58 PM

American Public Education, Inc. Shares Tumble on Downgrade; There's Less Here Than Meets the Eye

Deutsche Bank downgrades American Public Education, but the broker was the outlier

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TMFAleph1 published an article 12:33 PM

National Instruments Corp's Shares Take a Hit, but the Business Is Solid

The dollar's surge is hurting National Instruments' revenues, but it's not a long-term concern.

Tue Apr 28

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The Market Is Cheering K12, Inc's Earnings, but K12 Needs to Do More

K12, Inc. beat the consensus estimates for its fiscal third quarter, but it needs to diversify its revenues.

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The Market Looks Past 1-800-Flowers.com Inc's Loss -- So Can You

1-800-Flowers.com beats Wall Street's estimates and raises its outlook for its fiscal year.

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