That Was the Week That Was

In a week marked by big swings and big reversals, the Real Money/RealMoney Pro contributors provided useful, actionable commentary. Here are 10 of the best articles of the week.

Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce company, is about to go public. Jim Cramer explains why the highly-anticipated IPO could drag tech stocks lower. Doug Kass traces the current carnage in tech to the Facebook (FB)/WhatsApp deal and draws comparisons to a landmark merger from the dot-com era. Roads throughout the country are still damaged due to harsh winter weather. Chris Versace sees this as a great opportunity for a handful of companies. To trade or not to trade? That is the question. Tim Collins provides some thoughtful answers in this four-part piece. What's the best tech stock that nobody is talking about? Sham Gad has the answer. Several columnists weighed in on Target (TGT). Brian Sozzi explains why this company has more problems than the botched handling of last December's data breach ... while I insist that Target is still a short despite the CEO's departure. Now that CBS (CBS) is well off its highs, is it time for a second look? Chris Laudani tunes into the media company. Robert Moreno identified technical breakouts in a diverse group of companies. When does a glitch present an opportunity? John Reese reveals a fundamental stock-picking strategy. Finally, several contributors weighed in on the Russell 2000 Index. Bob Byrne is selling rallies ... while Jim Collins explains why the index itself may be flawed.
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