That Was the Week That Was

Below are 10 of the week's best articles from the Real Money/Real Money Pro contributors. Read them all, and you'll learn a great deal about energy, retail, tech and more.

A huge deal between Russia and China has changed the natural gas landscape for years to come. Dan Dicker reports on the coming upheaval and how one company in particular is positioned to benefit. What must retailers do to survive in a post-Amazon (AMZN) environment? Jim Cramer provides the details along with the names of the companies that are getting it right. Warning: Expect the unexpected. This is a particularly dangerous time to follow the crowd, writes Doug Kass. Noted technician and Real Money Pro contributor Dick Arms explains why weakness in the small-cap sector could lead to trouble for the overall market. When trading complex stock and option positions, it's easy to lose perspective. Paul Price shares a valuable method for tracking his trades. The JD.com (JD) IPO made big news this week, but is it a good investment? Eric Jackson tells us why he's avoiding the Chinese e-commerce company, while Chris Laudani presents a more positive view. Does AT&T's (T) purchase of DirecTV (DTV) really make sense? Jim Cramer describes a series of potential pitfalls for the merged entity, while according to contributor Mike Norman, the numbers just don't add up. Occasionally, when a stock is crushed post-earnings, its valuation becomes attractive. Tim Melvin unearths three names that are trading below book value. This market favors stocks that provide both value and growth. Bret Jensen highlights several names, including Apple (AAPL), that fit that description. Glenn Williams provides a fascinating look at the corporate shift to green energy, and the economics behind the move.
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