Their research keeps your gains climbing

With all stocks—but especially tech stocks—you can put the odds in your favour by investing in companies that have hidden assets. Most other investors overlook them.
Today’s best-hidden asset is research spending (see box this page). Both Adobe and ACI Worldwide look expensive in relation to… Read More

ACI expands in Egypt

ACI WORLDWIDE $34.03 (Nasdaq symbol ACIW; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (402-390-7600; www.aciworldwide.com; Shares outstanding: 110.6 million; Market cap: $3.8 billion; No dividends paid) makes software for processing transactions by credit cards, debit cards, automated teller machines, point-of-sale terminals and interbank systems. Its products also work to cut fraud.
The… Read More