Three more value picks for you ETF portfolio

We continue to assess the merits of ETFs that have underperformed for investors over the past 3 years: Below we give you a snapshot of funds focused on global energy stocks, copper miners and U.S. telecoms. Each faces industry pressures that impact your returns. Still,… Read More

Time to sell Garmin

GARMIN $32.48 (Nasdaq symbol GRMN; SI Rating: Speculative) (913-397-8200; www.garmin.com; Shares outstanding: 200.7 million; Market cap: $6.5 billion) faces an uncertain future because selling prices for its devices are falling and competition is increasing.

Motorola and Verizon Wireless recently announced the first smartphone to feature Google’s… Read More

The Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, October 30, 2009

GARMIN LTD., $30.26, symbol GRMN on Nasdaq, fell over 20% this week after Dutch-based rival TomTom reported that average selling prices for its devices were 8% lower than analysts were expecting in its latest quarter.

Like TomTom, Garmin makes navigation devices that use the global… Read More