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Travis Hoium

Travis earned a BA in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and after working for 7 years at 3M went back to school to get an MBA. Since completing grad school, he's been a full-time writer for The Motley Fool.

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Dow Rises, But UnitedHealth Group Falls Ahead of Earnings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is having a good day, but investors in UnitedHealth Group are uneasy heading into earnings.

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Is Amazon.com, Inc. Just Growing for Growth's Sake?

Amazon has expanded into numerous new markets in the last five years, but is that creating any value for shareholders?

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3 Reasons to Buy Apple Stock Today

Apple's business is in better shape than most people think and its stock is a great value for investors.

Tue Apr 15

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Strong Earnings Push Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson Higher to Lead the Dow

Earnings season continues to impress, even if stocks aren't rising as a result.

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TMFFlushDraw replied to the Solar City board. 12:52 PM

Re: economics of solar: where is $1.50/w profit??

A few things to clarify and I'll use your bullet points.

2. The PPA isn't fixed, it escalates at 2% to 3% per year typically.
3. One watt will generate about 2,000 watt-hours, which is 2 kW-hrs. So, a 5 kW system will generate about [more]

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CSX Corporation's First-Quarter Earnings Fall, but 2014 Growth Expected

Weather impacted CSX Corporation's first-quarter results but management still thinks the company will grow the bottom line in 2014.

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Why Shares of Brink's Company Plunged Today

Is this meaningful or just another movement?

Mon Apr 14

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Spring Thaw Could Boost Markets

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up today after retail sales posted a strong gain in March. That's also helped drive Visa and Wal-Mart higher.

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Why Shares of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation Popped Today

Is this meaningful or just another movement?

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What Solar's Guidance Numbers Really Mean

Trina Solar, Yingli Green Energy, and JA Solar have all recently updated guidance and here's how you should interpret their numbers.

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1 Drone Company That Shouldn't Be Overlooked

Amazon is getting a lot of attention for its work on drones, but there's one company you should take a look at in the drone business.

Sat Apr 12

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This Week's Top Stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average had a rough week, but IBM, McDonald's, and Procter & Gamble did well for investors.

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This Week in Solar

Solar stocks took a beating this week but there were signs of a recovery for manufacturers around the world.

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Is the Gaming Sell-Off a Reason to Panic?

Gaming stocks are down big over the past month, but there's more good than bad happening in gaming right now.

Fri Apr 11

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Why voxeljet AG's Shares Plunged Today

Is this meaningful or just another movement?

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Energy Stocks Avoid Market Sell-Off

ExxonMobil and Chevron are holding up well as the Dow Jones Industrial Average sells off, but the long-term picture may not be as bright.

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1 Good and 1 Bad Sign For Solar Stocks

Yingli Green Energy said it shipped less in the first quarter than it anticipated, but there's good news for investors willing to look past a single quarter.

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Is 3M Stock a Buy Today?

3M has outperformed the Dow over the past year, but can the run continue?

Thu Apr 10

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Why Shares of Titan Machinery Inc. Popped Today

Is this meaningful or just another movement?

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The Best Dow Stocks to Start 2014

U.S. stock markets have had a rough start to 2014, but there are a few stocks that are doing quite well. Caterpillar, Merck, and United Health Group are up significantly in 2014, as investors flee to relatively safe stocks.

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CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 82.61
Player Rank 13140 out of 75540
Score 334.33
Score Change Today -58.16
Accuracy 78.32%
Active Picks 25
Total Picks 298
Best Pick CMG (+216.13)
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Average Score per Pick 1.13
Charms Earned 8
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Most Frequent Board Solar City
Very First Post Re: economics of solar: where is $1.50/w profit? (4/15/2014)
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