Hot stock picks: AlarmForce continues U.S. expansion

AlarmForce Industries, symbol AF on Toronto, reported record quarterly revenue of $10.1 million in the three months ended April 30, 2011. That’s up 10.3% from $9.2 million a year earlier.

AlarmForce is one of the stocks we analyze in Stock Pickers Digest, our newsletter that helps… Read More

Hot stock picks: Chipotle reports strong revenue and earnings

Chipotle Mexican Grill, symbol CMG on New York, is a Denver-based Mexican-restaurant chain.

In the three months ended March 31, 2011, Chipotle’s revenue rose 24.3% to $509.4 million from $409.7 million a year earlier. The company’s restaurants attracted more customers during the quarter. That pushed up… Read More

How to spot hot stock picks in the U.S. restaurant industry

The U.S. restaurant industry is highly competitive. Restaurant operators range from large chains, like McDonald’s and Burger King, to independent businesses and smaller chains, like Ruby Tuesday (symbol RT on New York). We cover Ruby Tuesday in Stock Pickers Digest, our newsletter for aggressive investing… Read More

Chart reading is just one tool for finding hot stock picks

Some investors rely on chart reading (or technical analysis), when they’re aiming to add hot stock picks to their portfolios. That’s because relying on charts seems much simpler than delving into and weighing a company’s fundamentals.

We always look at charts when we select stocks to… Read More

The Aggressive Investor: Hot Stock Picks

The Dow’s 11.1% gain on October 13, 2008 was the fifth biggest percentage gain on record. The 9.8% gain on Toronto the next day was the biggest ever.

Markets have been volatile since those big moves. But my view is that governments around the world… Read More