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Is Medtronic Going to Burn You?


There's no foolproof way to know the future for Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.

Should You Get Out of DENTSPLY International Before Next Quarter?


There's no foolproof way to know the future for DENTSPLY International (Nasdaq: XRAY) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.

Simpson Manufacturing Passes This Key Test


There's no foolproof way to know the future for Simpson Manufacturing (NYSE: SSD) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.

Is a Revenue Miss Coming for Prestige Brands?


There's no foolproof way to know the future for Prestige Brands Holdings (NYSE: PBH) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.

Is Disney the Perfect Stock?


Everyone would love to find the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that gives you everythingyou could possibly want? One thing's for sure: If you don't look, you'll never find truly great investments. So let's first take a look at what you'd want to see from a perfect stock, and then decide if Disney(NYSE: DIS) fits the bill.

Will Genomic Health's Next Quarter Be a Bomb?


There's no foolproof way to know the future for Genomic Health (Nasdaq: GHDX) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.

5 Words That Could Save Your Portfolio


I don't know about you, but investing after the 2008-2009 meltdown feels eerily similar to being an Oklahoma Sooners' football fan on the eve of the yet another BCS bowl game (the Sooners have lost their last five BCS outings).

Does This Make Digital River a Sell?

 There's no foolproof way to know the future for Digital River(Nasdaq: DRIV) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.

 

Fool Exclusive: What Makes Red Hat Tick?


Doff your chapeau for leading Linux vendor Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), which just uncorked another tremendous quarter. Its 21% sales growth, to $236 million, beat analyst estimates by 4%, but that wasn't good enough to light a fire under Red Hat's shares. Earnings only met the consensus target exactly, at $0.20 per share.

Steven Madden Passes This Key Test

 There's no foolproof way to know the future for Steven Madden (Nasdaq: SHOO) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.