Ken Fisher's Forbes Stock Picks

To navigate the stock picks, scroll or use the menu below to navigate to a specific year. For each year, you will see all the stock recommendations from each of Ken's Forbes Columns published that year.

Year: 2009

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/14/2009 The Old Normal Alumina Ltd., Braskem, Emcor Group, Semiconductor Manufacturing International
11/2/2009 Viva the V Hasbro, Huaneng Power International, Net Communications Services, Shaw Communications, TAM, Wynn Resorts
9/21/2009 Buy Into Fossil Fuels Apache, Cameron International, CGG Veritas, Chevron, Ecopetrol, Hess, Marathon Oil, Repsol
8/24/2009 The Bear Market Is Over Dow Chemical, Emerson Electric, Lafarge, Petrochina, SKF
7/13/2009 Quarter-Century Mark Infosys Technologies, Precision Cast Parts, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Suntech Power Holdings, Votorantim Pulp & Paper, Yanzhou Coal Mining
6/22/2009 The Obama Effect Halliburton, Harley-Davidson, Mattel, Owens-Illinois, Parker-Hannifin
5/25/2009 Blink and You’ll Miss It Aluminum Corp. of China, Banco Santander, Olin, Owens Corning, Sandvik, Timken Co.
4/27/2009 Lift Up Your Eyes Braskem, Magna International, Marathon Oil, Net Communications Services, Siemens, Stora Enso, Tata Motors
3/30/2009 Get a Grip on Your Fears Akzo Nobel, Alcoa, Heineken, Lafarge, Rexam
2/16/2009 Anticipate the V Hold: Cameron International, Royal Dutch Shell, Dow Chemical, Arcelor Mittal, CNH Global, Textron, Mohawk Industries, Daimler
1/12/2009 Be a Bad News Bull Air Products & Chemicals, Corning, Paccar, Research In Motion, Wipro

Year: 2008

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/22/2008 Media Mayhem Cisco Systems, France Telecom, GlaxoSmithKline, John Wiley & Sons, Logitech
11/24/2008 Pessimism and the Rebound Forest Laboratories, International Paper, L'Oreal, Repsol, Travelers Cos.
10/27/2008 Stocks to Survive On Bank of America , Pfizer, Statoil, Celanese, Mohawk Industries
9/29/2008 The Unbubble 3M, Cameron International, LAN Airlines, Textron, Total
9/1/2008 Five Blue Chips Anglo American, CF Industries, CNH Global, Eni, Hewlett-Packard
7/21/2008 Don’t Fret About the Fed Ball Corp., Dow Chemical, Franklin Resources, Merck, Rohm & Haas
6/16/2008 A Stock for Eco-Nuts Enersis, General Electric, Intel, Nokia, Veolia Environnement
5/19/2008 Bully for Obama Banco Bilbao Vizcaya, Daimler, Novartis, Royal Dutch Shell, Sara Lee
4/21/2008 Dear Abby Abbott Laboratories, BP, JP Morgan Chase, Toyota
3/24/2008 Crunch Mythology Arcelor Mittal, Citigroup, Wal-Mart
2/25/2008 1998 Redux Chevron, IBM, NTT Docomo, PepsiCo, Sanofi-Aventis
1/28/2008 We're Too Gloomy AIG, Alcon, Aracruz Celulose, Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, Fresenius Medical Care

Year: 2007

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/10/2007 Another New Era Aegon, Allianz AG, CAE, Flextronics, Manpower, Union Pacific
11/12/2007 Put Some Money in Japan Kirin BreweryvKonami Corp., MSCI Japan iShares, NEC, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, TDK Corp.
10/15/2007 Credit Goblins Banco Santander, Companhia de Saneamento Basico, Copa Holdings/Gold Intelligent Airlines, Macro Bansud Bank, Vivo Holdings, Votorantim Pulp & Paper
9/17/2007 The Fall 2007 Rally Chunghwa Telecom, Huaneng Power, Infosys Technologies, LG Philips, PT Indostat, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical
8/13/2007 The First and the Best Amdocs, Constellation Brands, Hess, Manulife Financial, Valspar
7/2/2007 The Media Monitor Cedar Fair, Gruma SA de CV, Lubrizol, Methanex, Telecom Corp. of New Zealand
6/4/2007 Thanks for Not Legislating Eastman Chemical, Enbridge, Everest Re Group, Ericsson
5/7/2007 Never Before! Aaron Rents, Advance Auto Parts, Amcor, Lafarge, Sanofi-Aventis
4/16/2007 Don't Worry Ball Corp., Chicago Bridge & Iron, Halliburton, Stora Enso, Tata Motors
Sell: Lone Star Technologies
3/26/2007 Takeover Targets Lone Star Technologies, Steel Dynamics
2/26/2007 Housing Boom! Beazer Homes, Pulte Homes, Statoil/Agrium, Toll Brothers
1/29/2007 A Broken Record Sell: CNH Global, Mittal Steel
Hold: Metso, Bausch & Lomb, King Pharmaceuticals, Popular

Year: 2006

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/11/2006 When Turkeys Fly Ciba Specialty Chemicals, France Telecom, Home Depot, Honda Motor Ltd.
Dislike: Ford Motor, General Motors
11/13/2006 The Rangel Factor Allianz AG, Deutsche Bank, Dollar General, Kraft Foods, Smithfield Foods
10/16/2006 Fear Will Fade Adecco, China Netcom Group, First Horizon National, SGL Carbon, Tomkins
9/18/2006 The November Surprise Biovail, Charles River Laboratories, Compagnie Generale de Geophysique, Enbridge, Headwaters
8/14/2006 The Short, Sharp Shock CHC Helicopter, Popular, Sodexho Alliance, Suez Lyonnaise
7/3/2006 No News Is Good News Altana, Dow Chemical, Metso, Seacor Holdings
6/5/2006 Surviving Rate Rises Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, ConAgra Foods, Fresenius Medical Care, National Grid
5/8/2006 Feel the Force Bayer AG, King Pharmaceuticals, St. Paul Travelers, Syngenta
4/17/2006 Lessons From Lurie Bausch & Lomb, Delhaize Group, Inco, PerkinElmer
3/27/2006 Take My Stock, Please Bank of Ireland, Korn/Ferry International, Principal Financial Group, Tiffany
2/27/2006 A Replay of 1995? Espirito Santo Financial Group, H&R Block, Qiagen, Veolia Environnement
1/30/2006 I Still Hate Funds Jakks Pacific, CNH Global, WFS Financial, Converium Holdings, Lloyds TSB Group, Mittal Steel, Parker-Hannifin
Sell: Guess

Year: 2005

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/26/2005 The Integrity Premium Eaton, Manulife Financial, Quest Diagnostics, Schering AG
Sell: Brinks, Polo Ralph Lauren, Flowserve
11/28/2005 Buy That Earnings Yield Aegon, Archer Daniels Midland, Banco Itau Holding Financeira, MetLife, Norfolk Southern Corp.
10/17/2005 Three Questions That Count CNH Global, Enbridge, Kirby Corp., Metso Corp.
9/19/2005 You Bought a What? Millipore Corp., Mine Safety Appliances, Suez Lyonnaise, Williams-Sonoma
8/15/2005 Stop Fretting About Oil Agrium, CB Richard Ellis Group, Novo-Nordisk, Polaris
7/4/2005 Bubblenomics Helen of Troy, Orthofix International, China Unicom, Watson Wyatt, Hewitt Associates
6/6/2005 Do Your Own M&A Amcor, Brinks, Gruma SA de CV, Polo Ralph Lauren
5/9/2005 That Wall of Worry Bunge Ltd., Fiserv, MBNA, TDC Corp.
4/18/2005 Surprise--America Owes Too Little Archipelago Holdings, CP Ships, Elbit Systems, Lyondell Chemical
3/28/2005 End Your Gloom Jakks Pacific, SKF, Thomson, Tomkins
2/28/2005 It's a Beautiful World Altana AG, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling, Rank Group, WFS Financial
1/31/2005 Give It Time Flowserve, Fresenius Medical Care
Hold: Equant, Ocular Sciences, Benchmark Electronics

Year: 2004

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/27/2004 Pray for Deficits CIBA Specialty Chemicals, Premcor, Telenor, Wolseley PLC
11/29/2004 The Coming Melt-Up Danske Bank, OSI Systems, Oxford Industries, Pioneer
11/4/2004 When Earnings Are Cheap Cal-Maine Foods, Cendant, Constellation Brands, United Utilities
10/4/2004 Those Bearish Brits Applebee's International, Career Education, Charles River Laboratories, Church & Dwight
9/6/2004 Stocks for an Iffy Investor CBRL, Fox Entertainment Group, J&J Snack Foods, Scholastic Corp.
7/26/2004 Value Made Easy Benchmark Electronics, Hibernia, Marathon Oil, Maverick Tube, Tidewater
6/21/2004 Road Map 2004 LifePoint Hospitals, MedImmune, Ocular Sciences, Sybron Dental Specialties
5/24/2004 The Benign-Rate Scenario Genuine Parts Co., Snap-on, TRW Automotive, Volkwagen
4/26/2004 Philip A. Fisher, 1907-2004 N/A
4/12/2004 My WAG Model Gallaher, Aegon NV, Masonite, Caesars Entertainment/Harrah's Entertainment
3/15/2004 Bush's Bull Market ABB Ltd., Alcon, Equant, Luxottica
2/16/2004 A Lucky Year Eastman Kodak
Sell: Research in Motion, Allianz, HVB Group, Alcatel
Hold: Chubb Corp., Hartford Financial Services
1/12/2004 The Great Humiliator Affiliated Managers Group, Alliance Capital Management, Amvescap, Gabelli Asset Management, Janus, Waddell & Reed Financial


Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/8/2003 A Three-Year Bull Market Advent Software, Bayer AG, Barra, Celanese, Ciba Chemical Specialties, Nova Chemical
11/10/2003 Don't Sweat Small Moves Advance Auto Parts, Asbury Automotive Group, Callaway Golf, Churchill Downs, Dick's Sporting Goods, Epcos AG, Genuine Parts Co.
9/29/2003 Valuation Myths Amersham, Bearingpoint, Church & Dwight, International Speedway, Leapfrog Enterprises
9/1/2003 Professors and Markets Allied Irish Banks, Aon, ASML Holdings, ATI Technologies, Benetton Group, Chubb Corp., Hartford Insurance, Jefferson-Pilot, Metso, TDK Corp.
7/21/2003 Dumb Bears II Research in Motion, SGL Carbon
Buy one: Choice Hotels International/Gaylord Entertainment/Interstate Hotels/Intrawest
Buy one: Marriott International/Park Place Entertainment/Prime Hospitality/ResortQuest International
6/23/2003 Volatility, the Good Kind BOC Group, Constellation Brands, Electrolux, Watson Wyatt
5/26/2003 Greed Is Good Alcan, Alcon, Dillard's Department Stores/Federated Department Store/Toys "R" Us
4/28/2003 Crash and Opportunity Allianz, Henkel, HVB Group, Infineon Technologies, Munich Re, SAP
3/31/2003 Buy Money Managers Alliance Capital, Amvescap, Atalanta Sosnoff, Gabelli Asset Management, Neuberger Berman
3/3/2003 The Bipolar Market Aegon NV, Alcatel, Bayer, Becton Dickinson, Best Buy, Campbell Soup, Diageo Plc.
2/3/2003 Next Year Will Be Better Beckman Coulter, Electrolux, May Department Stores, Nucor
Hold: Ford Motor, Credit Suisse Group, Ryan's Family Steak Houses
Sell: Gap
1/6/2003 Three's the Charm Alcatel, Eastman Kodak, Halliburton, PPG Industries

Year: 2002

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/9/2002 Not Bonds, Books Amerada Hess, Dow Chemical, Geniune Parts, H.J. Heinz, May Department Stores
11/11/2002 The P/E Myth Gap, Hartford Financial Services, Household International, Mellon Financial, Merrill Lynch, Safeway or Royal Ahold, Texas Instruments, Toyota Motor
10/14/2002 Five More Reasons to Buy Computer Sciences Corp., Goldman Sachs, Occidental Petroleum
Short: Legg Mason, Bear Stearns, Nomura Securities
9/16/2002 A Beautiful Market Boise Cascade, Borders Group, Credit Suisse Group, Marathon Oil
8/12/2002 Four Dangerous Words Rayonier, Regency Centers, Ryan's Family Steak Houses
7/8/2002 Buy Stocks Now Aegon NV, Credit Suisse Group, EAFE Ishare, Ford Motor, S&P 500 Spider, Six Continents, TDC Corp., Telstra
5/27/2002 Controlled Risk Sell: Applied Materials
4/1/2002 Myopia N/A
3/4/2002 Fatigue-O-Meter N/A
2/4/2002 Another Down Year N/A
1/7/2002 Troubling Questions N/A

Year: 2001

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/10/2001 Bottoming Out N/A
11/12/2001 Wacky Forecasts N/A
10/15/2001 What HP Says About the Market N/A
9/17/2001 Mad Magazine Investors N/A
8/20/2001 I Hate Funds N/A
7/23/2001 The Lone Ranger N/A
6/11/2001 Bear Market Corrections N/A
5/14/2001 Fall Till the Fall N/A
4/16/2001 Bears, Bush and Greenspan N/A
3/19/2001 Bear Market! N/A
2/19/2001 Lucky Again in 2000 N/A
1/22/2001 Tech 2001 Azko Nobel, Novo Nordisk, Schering

Year: 2000

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/25/2000 Ode to John Schulz ABN Amro, Ahold, Allianz, Alstom
11/27/2000 America Versus the World Adecco, Endesa, Luxottica, Pioneer, Sanyo
10/30/2000 Wife Haters Ahold, Alstom, EDP-Electric, KLM Royal Dutch Air, News Corp.
10/2/2000 The Luck God Broken Hill Proprietary, Elsevier, Japan Airlines, Repsol
9/4/2000 Gephardt for Speaker BASF, SGL Carbon, Tokio Marine & Fire, UBS
8/7/2000 2000 Is 1960 Deutsche Bank, Electrolux, Enel, Novartis
7/3/2000 How to Get Richer ABN Amro, Akzo Nobel, Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Novo Nordisk
5/29/2000 What to Do About Tech Aegon NV, Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, Telecom Italia, Westpac Banking
5/1/2000 Downturn Insurance N/A
4/3/2000 Break Their Crystal Balls Alstom, Groupe Danone, Ito Yokado, Kirin, Kubota, Nippon Telegraph, Pechiney, TDK Corp.
3/6/2000 1980 Revisited N/A
2/7/2000 Good and Lucky N/A
1/10/2000 Against the Odds Banco Santander, Canon, Norsk Hydro, Veba

Year: 1999

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/13/1999 The Index Sirens Akzo Nobel, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Japan Airlines, Novo Nordisk
11/15/1999 Never Say Dow Repsol/Royal Dutch, Tokio Marine/Aegon
10/18/1999 Greater Fools ABN Amro, Argentaria, France Telecom/Telecom Italia/Tele Danmark, Westpac Banking
9/20/1999 Small-Stock Fantasies Adecco, Portugal Telecom
Hold: Matsushita Electric, Istituto Nazionale delle Assicurazioni, Montedison
8/23/1999 The Broken Bond Hoechst AG, Rhone-Poulenc, Sanyo Electric, Scottish Power
7/26/1999 Investing for Acrophobics Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, Banco Santander, TNT Post Group
6/14/1999 Adaptability Hitachi, Koninklijke KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom), Veba, Westpac Banking
5/17/1999 Not Your Average Joe Ahold NV, Electrolux, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Tele Danmark
4/19/1999 Bet Against the Experts Akzo Nobel, ABN Amro, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya, ING Group
3/22/1999 Why Big Gets Bigger American International Group, AT&T, BankAmerica, BellSouth, Berkshire Hathaway, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cisco Systems, Citigroup, Coca-Cola, Dell Computer, Eli Lilly, Exxon, General Electric, IBM, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Lucent Technologies, MCI WorldCom, Merck, Microsoft, Pfizer, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, SBC Communications, Wal-Mart
2/22/1999 The Case Against Index Funds Elf Aquitaine, News Corp., Sony
1/25/1999 Report Card 1998 Rio Tinto
Hold: Fiat, Volvo, Norsk Hydro, Telefonica de Espana, Nokia

Year: 1998

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/28/1998 Bullish for '99 ABN Amro, Akzo Nobel, Alcatel, Astra, ENI, ING Group, Istituto Nazionale delle Assicurazioni
11/30/1998 Pick a Strategy and Stick With It Electrolux, Fuji Photo Film, Moet Hennessy, Norsk Hydro
Dislike: Standard Commercial, Colgate-Palmolive
11/2/1998 Get Fully Invested Banco Bilbao, Banco Santander, Hitachi, Montedison
10/5/1998 Don't Let 'Em Scare You Out of Stocks National Australia Bank, Rhone Poulenc, Philips Electronics, Sony
9/21/1998 Stay Cool 30-35 America's largest stocks
9/7/1998 Complain All You Want Groupe Danone, Nokia, Tel Italia, Hoechst AG
Hold: Broken Hill Proprietary
8/10/1998 Dumb Is Beautiful American Intl Group, AT&T, BankAmerica, Bell Atlantic, BellSouth, Berkshire Hathaway, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chevron, Cisco Systems, Citicorp, Coca-Cola, Disney, Du Pont, Exxon, Fannie Mae, Ford Motor, General Electric, Gillette, GTE, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Lilly (Eli), Lucent Technologies, Merck, Microsoft, Mobil Oil, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, SBC Communications, Travelers Group, Wal-Mart
7/6/1998 News You Can't Use Fiat, Volvo
Hold: AXA-UOP, Matsushita Electric, Nissan
6/1/1998 1998 Looks Like 1958 Sell: Aegon, Montedison, Argentaria, Banco Santander
5/4/1998 This Bull Ain't Tired Norsk Hydro, Philips Electronics
4/6/1998 The Dance of the Elephants Abbott Labs, ABN Amro, Amer Home Products, Amer International Group, AT&T, Bell Atlantic, BellSouth, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canon, Cisco Systems, Citicorp, Coca-Cola, Du Pont, Elf Aquitaine, Eli Lilly & Co, Exxon, Fed Natl Mortgage, Ford Motor, General Electric, Gillette, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Lucent Technologies, Merck, Microsoft, Mobil Oil, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Rhone Poulenc, Royal Dutch, SBC Communications, Schering-Plough, Travelers Group, Wal-Mart, Walt Disney
3/9/1998 Report Card Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Matsushita Electric, Nissan
2/9/1998 A Passing Storm Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, Hoechst AG, Rio Tinto, Royal PTT Nederland
1/12/1998 The Bull Market's Not Over B.A.T. Industries, Endesa, National Australia Bank, Telefonica de Espana, Du Pont, Wal-Mart

Year: 1997

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/15/1997 Buy High, Sell Small Gillette, Microsoft, General Motors, Mobil Oil, AXA-UOP, Sony, Unilever N.V., Akzo Nobel
12/1/1997 Go Slow: Inflation Ahead Banco Santander, Tele Danmark
Dislike: Electrolux
10/20/1997 Beware of Foreigners Bearing Bucks Norsk Hydro
Hold: Ashanti Goldfields, Anglo American, DeBeers, Moet Hennessy
9/22/1997 When Should You Get Out? Hold: Philips Electronics, Montedison, Electrolux, Alcatel Alsthom, Repsol
8/25/1997 Bigger Is Beautiful Broken Hill Proprietary, Fuji Photo Film, Motorola
Sell: Eastman Kodak, Texas Instruments
Hold: Elf Aquitaine
7/28/1997 The Top? Not Yet B.A.T. Industries, Bass, Cadbury Schweppes, Grand Met, Moet Hennessy
Dislike: Culbro, Consolidated Cigar
6/16/1997 Do It Yourself Akzo Nobel, Allstate, Ford Motor, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Rhone-Poulenc, Travelers Group
Hold: Viacom, Matsushita Electric
5/19/1997 Nowhere to Go But Down Chrysler, Fiat, Ford Motor, General Motors, Nissan
Sell: Toyota
4/21/1997 Bet Against Buffet? Not Me. Abbott Laboratories, American Express, American Home Products, American International Group, Amoco, AT&T, BankAmerica, BellSouth, Berkshire Hathaway, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chase Manhattan, Chevron, Citicorp, Coca-Cola, El du Pont de Nemours, Eli Lilly, Exxon, Fannie Mae, Ford Motor, General Electric, General Motors, Gillette, GTE, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, International Business Machines, Johnson & Johnson, McDonald's, Merck, Microsoft, Mobil Oil, Motorola, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Wal-Mart, Walt Disney
3/24/1997 Golden Opportunity Anglo American, Ashanti Goldfields, DeBeers
2/24/1997 My Annual Report Casio Computer, Kubota, Matsushita Electric, Sony
Sell: Eastman Chemical
1/27/1997 Decoupling Amcor, Fiat, Nissan, Tele Danmark, Telefonica Espana

Year: 1996

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/30/1996 The Top Is Nigh Fuji Photo Film, Istituto Mobiliare Italiano, Istituto Nazionale delle Assicurazioni, Pioneer Electronics, Sony, Total
12/2/1996 For Your Christmas Shopping List KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Kubota, Matsushita Electric, Nokia, Norsk Hydro
11/4/1996 Small Isn't Always the Best Aegon, Alcatel Alsthom, Argentaria, Grupo Santander, Montedison
10/14/1996 Why the Rich Get (Relatively) Poorer N/A
10/7/1996 The Election and Stocks Banco Bilbao Vizcaya, Coles Myer, Daimler-Benz, Hitachi, National Australia Bank, Volvo
9/9/1996 PSRs Tevisited Akzo Nobel, Electrolux, Repsol, Rhone-Poulenc
8/12/1996 Time to Take a Trip BASF, Casio Computer, Elf Aquitaine, Philips Electronics
7/15/1996 Good for Europe, Bad for America Aluminum Co. of America, Chubb Corp., Ford Motor, International Paper, Salomon
Sell: Liz Claiborne, Safeguard Scientifics
6/17/1996 The Orderly Retreat FMC Corp., Merrill Lynch, Texas Instruments
Sell: Dynatech, Bear Stearns
Hold: General Host
5/20/1996 Pity the Poor Bears Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial, The Equitable Cos., Toronto-Dominion Bank
Hold: American President Cos.
4/22/1996 The Election and Stocks Eastman Chemical, Viacom, Xerox
3/25/1996 Acrophobia General Re Corp., Nabisco Holdings, Sprint, The Limited, Transamerica
Sell: Kaman Corp., Toro
2/26/1996 Bet on the Bull American General Corp., Dow Chemical, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, St. Paul Cos.
1/22/1996 Year of the Aging Bull AMR, Burnett Banks, Chubb Corp., First Union Corp., Merrill Lynch, NationsBank
Sell: Intermet, United Stationers, Jenny Craig, Raymond James Financial, Frontier Insurance Group

Year: 1995

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/18/1995 Rummaging in the Attic N/A
11/20/1995 Apples and Oranges N/A
10/23/1995 Countdown to a Top Bankers Trust, Boatmen's Bancshares, New York Times Co., Paccar, RJR Nabisco, Chase Manhattan
10/16/1995 The Liquidity Trap Blair Corp., Fibreboard, Georgia-Pacific, ITT Corp., Stant Corp.
9/25/1995 Babbling Bears and Other Menaces Archer Daniels Midland, Briggs & Stratton, Cummins Engine, Noram Energy
Sell: Lands' End
8/28/1995 Bear-Proofing Your Portfolio Mutual Fund: Mutual Series funds, Dodge & Cox Stock Fund, Janus Fund, Lexington Corporate Leaders Trust, Managers Capital Appreciation, Nicholas Fund
Dislike: Mutual Fund: Heartland Value
7/31/1995 Wall of Worry Allstate, Keycorp, Loews, Toys "R" Us
Sell: Pittway
7/3/1995 This Time, It's Different American Brands, Charming Shoppes, Dean Witter, Discover, Delchamps, Dress Barn, Haverty Furniture, Ingles Markets, Jacobson Stores, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Shopko, Strawbridge & Clothier, Sun Television & Appliances, Value City
Sell: Culbro
6/5/1995 Warren Buffet Versus the Beardstown Ladies Aetna Life & Casualty, Hudson's Bay
Sell: Blount, CDI Corp.
5/8/1995 Special Situations Archer Daniels Midland, Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires, Servicios Financieros Quadrum
4/24/1995 How to Tell a Bull From a Bear Cigna, Liz Claiborne, Rockwell, Textron, TRW, United Technologies
Hold: Applied Magnetics
3/13/1995 Advanced Fad Avoidance Ameron, Bank of New York, BankAmerica, Culbro
2/13/1995 Compared With What? Aon Corp., Ashland Oil, Bank of Boston, Bankers Trust, Boatmen's Bancshares, Chase Manhattan, Comerica, Equitable Cos., Fleming Cos., Ford Motor, Lincoln National, Paccar, Ryder System, Shawmut National, St. Paul Cos., Transamerica, Travelers Group
1/16/1995 A Year of the Bull Frontier Insurance Group, Intermet, Jenny Craig, Raymond James Financial, United Stationers

Year: 1994

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/19/1994 Inflationary Ghosts Boeing, Burlington Industries, Clothestime, Fingerhut, Textron, United Dominion
11/21/1994 A Reading List for Serious Investors N/A
10/24/1994 The Babson Four-Step Baldwin Technology, Pinkerton's, Savannah Foods, Vons, Wyle Laboratories
10/17/1994 Be a Buyer, Not a Seller Cummins Engine, Goodyear Tire, Lehman Brothers, Mascotech, Piper Jaffray, Salomon
9/26/1994 Three's the Charm Aetna, Alex Brown, Allstate, American Premier Underwriters, Bear Stearns, Cigna, Jefferies, Legg Mason, Loews, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Raymond James, Washington National, USLICO, Allmerica Property & Casualty, Continental Corp.
8/29/1994 Avoiding Whiplash Mutual Fund: Selected Sectors Fund/Fidelity's Select Biotechnology
8/1/1994 What's in a Name? Too Much. AFLAC Inc., American President Cos., BCE, Inc., CIPSCO, CPI Corp., DPL, Inc., DQE, FPL Group, IBP, Inc., IES Industries, MBIA, Inc., MCN Corp., MDU Rsources, NIPSCO, NUI Corp., PHH Corp., PS Group, QMS, Inc., SCE Corp., TJX Cos., TNP Enterprises, UGI Corp., WPL Holdings, WPP Group
7/4/1994 A Bullish Spread American President Cos., Haverty Furniture, Helene Curtis, Nevada Power, Shopko, Sierra Pacific Resources, Sun Television & Appliance
6/6/1994 Fashion Report American Brands, Bankers Trust, Kmart, Loews, Melville, Woolworth
5/9/1994 The 7% Rule Continental Homes, Core Industries, Dravo, General Host, Standard Motor Products, U.S. Home, Western Co.
4/11/1994 Fessing Up Alaska Air Group, Applied Magnetics, Nash Finch, Reliance Group
Sell: United Dominion, Total Petroleum
3/14/1994 False Glitter Central Vermont Public Service, Delmarva Power & Light, DQE, Green Mountain Power, Interstate Power, Nevada Power, NUI Corp., Orange & Rockland Utilities, Peoples Energy, Rochester Gas & Electric, Scana Corp.
2/14/1994 Jell-O Versus the Facts Dynatech, Fremont General, Gilbert Associates, Safeguard Scientific, Tyco Toys
1/17/1994 Nolo Contendere Ameron, Comdisco, Continental Corp.

Year: 1993

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/20/1993 Four Don'ts and Some Dos Adia Services, Clothestime, Kaman Corp., Wolohan Lumber
Dislike: Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Starbucks, Outback Steakhouse
11/22/1993 For Giving and for Reading N/A
10/25/1993 Love the Sinner Culbro, Dibrell Brothers, Philip Morris, Standard Commercial, Universal Corp.
10/18/1993 The Bubonic Plague Technique De Beers Consolidated, Hudson Foods, Matsushita, Seaboard Corp., United Stationers
9/27/1993 Housecleaning Time Fieldcrest/Springs Industries, Olin Corp., 2/3 of Paine Webber or FMC Corp.
Sell: Cheyenne Software, Starbucks, Amtech Corp., Autotote Corp., Bed Bath & Beyond, Credit Acceptance, Electronic Arts, Fastenal, Paychex, Inc., President Riverboat Casinos, Pyxis Corp., Qualcomm, Synopsys, Inc., Wellfleet Communications, First USA, Superior Industries International, Total Systems Services, Value Health
8/30/1993 He's Still Hibernating Allmerica Property & Casualty, Lawson Mardon, Total Petroleum, United Dominion
8/2/1993 Stay Bullish Independent Insurance, Russ Berrie, Syms Corp., USLICO
7/5/1993 Your Board of Directors Alex Brown, Legg Mason, Paine Webber, Strawbridge & Clothier, TransWorld Music
6/7/1993 A Near Sure Thing British Petroleum, British Steel, National Westminster, Tiphook Plc.
Mutual Fund: Benham European Government Bond Fund
5/10/1993 The Clinton Factor Damon Corp., Interstate Bakeries, Oshkosh B'Gosh, Tredegar Industries, Tyco Toys
4/12/1993 Henry's Cattle Prod Oxford Industries, Pittway, Reliance Group, Ryland Group
3/15/1993 Design Your Own Mutual Fund: 20th Century Growth, 20th Century Select, Babson Value, Columbia Special, Dodge & Cox Stock, Harbor International, Lexington Worldwide Emerging, Nicholas II, Pennsylvania Mutual, Scudder Development, Scudder International, Southeastern Small-cap, Stein Roe Stock, T. Rowe Price Growth Stock, T. Rowe Price New Horizons, T. Rowe Price Small Cap Value, Windsor II
2/15/1993 Acres and Acres of Bargains Amax, Amdahl, American Maize-Products, Ameron, Black & Decker, Blount, CDI Corp., Comdisco, Commercial Metals, Continental Corp.
1/4/1993 The Other Dow Theory N/A

Year: 1992

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/21/1992 Damn Lies N/A
11/23/1992 Buy American N/A
10/26/1992 Profitable Reading N/A
9/28/1992 Value Will Out Barnes Group, Carl Karcher Enterprises, Gottschalks, Kaman Corp.
8/31/1992 The Cool Shall Be Hot Mutual Fund: First Eagle Fund of America, Royce Equity-Income, Southeastern Asset Management Small-Cap , T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Value, Windsor II
8/3/1992 My Favorite Indicator Commercial Intertech, Grossman's, Inc., Thomas Industries, TJ International, Wackenhut Corp.
7/6/1992 Worry, Worry Dynatech, Mueller Industries, Van Dorn
Dislike: Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Outback Steakhouse
6/8/1992 Two to Avoid Dislike: Detroit Edison, Duke Power, General Public Utilities, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pennsylvania Power & Light, TECO Energy, Eli Lilly, Bristol-Myers, Pfizer, Schering-Plough, Upjohn, Warner-Lambert
5/11/1992 Going Up Aztar, General Host, Pope & Talbot, Texas Industries
4/13/1992 Overripe Mutual Fund: Dodge & Cox Stock, Gabelli Value, SEI Institutional Managed Trust Value, Vanguard Equity-Income, Windsor II
Dislike: Mutual Fund: Twentieth Century Growth Investors
3/16/1992 Fear of Falling Interface, JWP, M/A Com
2/17/1992 Ripe for Rotation Applied Magnetics, Hexcel, UNC, Wyle Labs
1/20/1992 Misery in the Media Drug Emporium, Furon, General Host, Ladd Furniture, SCI Systems, Watkins-Johnson

Year: 1991

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/23/1991 Stay With It Baldwin Technology, CRSS, Inc., Ross Stores
11/25/1991 The Bucking Bull Carolina Freight, Cyprus Minerals, Mr. Coffee
10/28/1991 Surprise Carlisle, Chemed, Computer Task Group
10/21/1991 Unloved and Undervalued Outboard Marine, SCI Systems, Skyline
9/30/1991 Geographical Biases Gitano, Southdown, Western Publishing
9/2/1991 Who Cares About Bankers? Live Entertainment, Seagate Technology, Toro, Valmont
8/5/1991 Dumb Bears Alaska Air Group, Boise Cascade, Consolidated Freightways, H.B. Fuller, Inland Steel, Pier 1 Imports, U.S. Shoe
7/8/1991 Surveillance Circuit City Stores, Egghead, FHP International, Hechinger, JWP, Lowe's
6/10/1991 Watershed Black & Decker, Federal-Mogul, Pinkerton's, Standard Commerical
5/13/1991 Sell Growth Briggs & Stratton, Edison Brothers, Fleming Cos., H.B. Fuller, Harris Corp.
Dislike: Merck, Microsoft, Philip Morris, Coca-Cola, General Mills, Gillette
4/15/1991 It's Early in the Game Seagate Technology, Armstrong World, Coors, Crystal Brands, Drug Emporium, Thiokol
3/18/1991 The Young Bull Applied Magnetics, Brown Group, IBP, Inc., M.A. Hanna, Standard Register
Sell: Orion Pictures
2/18/1991 A Contrarian's Mailbag AAR Corp., Ball Corp., CDI Corp., Dress Barn, Orion Pictures, Pope & Talbot
1/21/1991 The Year of the Small Caps Ball Corp., Federal-Mogul, Handleman, Lands' End, Outboard Marine, Parker-Hannifin, Pope & Talbot, Premark, Ross Stores, Tektronix

Year: 1990

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/24/1990 Buy Now Advo Systems, Archive Corp., Asarco, Bergen Brunswig, Circuit City Stores, Crane, Fleetwood, Fleming Cos., Johnson Controls, JWP, Leggett & Platt, M.A. Hanna, Morrison Knudsen, Seagate Technology, Trinova, Wendy's, Western Digital
11/26/1990 Knee-Jerk Selling AAR Corp., Avondale Industries, CDI Corp., Deb Shops, Dress Barn, Everex Systems, Kellwood, Springs Industries, U.S. Shoe, United Stationers
10/29/1990 It Kinda Sneaked Up on Us Avnet, Brown Group, Goodyear Tire, Harris Corp., Hartmarx, Orion Pictures, Raychem, Reynolds & Reynolds, Watkins-Johnson
10/22/1990 Buy Small, Think Big Applied Magnetics, Intelligent Electronics, Interface, Lowe's, Marshall Industries
10/15/1990 Right Around the Corner Constar, Crystal Brands, Everex Systems
8/6/1990 Growth or Value? Interface, SCI Systems, Western Digital
7/23/1990 Dad, You Were Right Family Dollar, Seagate Technology, U.S. Shoe
6/11/1990 Don't Sell America Short N/A
5/14/1990 There's Life in the Old Bear N/A
4/16/1990 America's Decade N/A
3/19/1990 Backwater Bargains Real Estate: Arkadelphia, Arkansas; Ely, Minnesota; Glendive, Montana; Holly Springs, Mississippi; Pawhuska, Oklahoma
2/19/1990 A Sitting Bull N/A
1/22/1990 It's Here, Folks N/A

Year: 1989

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/25/1989 Early Casualties N/A
11/27/1989 What You're Not Reading About Thiokol
10/30/1989 Three Easy Steps Brown Group, Dollar General, Hexcel, Reynolds & Reynolds, Van Dorn
Dislike: Fruit of the Loom, Owens Corning, Quantum Chemical, Whitman
10/16/1989 The Quiet Bear Sell: Ecolab, Golden Nugget, Topps
9/18/1989 The End Is Nigh General Dynamics, Grumman, McDonnell Douglas, K-mart, Ames Department Stores
8/21/1989 The "S" Factor Greyhound Corp., Coors, American President Cos., General Host, Zenith Electronics
7/24/1989 Right Under Your Nose Federal Express, Toro, Applied Magnetics
6/26/1989 Big Fish in Small Ponds Dollar General, Family Dollar, Lowe's, Wal-Mart, Ames Department Stores, Piccadilly Cafeterias
5/29/1989 Buy 'Em When They're Not Hot General Dynamics, Grumman, Lockheed, McDonnell Douglas, M/A-Com, Sparton Corp., Raytheon, Rockwell International, TRW
5/1/1989 Few Is More Delta, Arvin, Federal-Mogul, Modine, SPX Corp., Standard Motor Products, Standard Products
4/3/1989 I Call Them "Takeways" Apogee Enterprises, SCI Systems, General Host
3/6/1989 All in a Name Coors, Outboard Marine, Oneida, Huffy, Holly Farms, Stanley Works
2/6/1989 Security Analysis Updated N/A
1/9/1989 Getting the Lowdown N/A

Year: 1988

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/12/1988 Unburying the Footnotes N/A
11/14/1988 Ownership Counts Dollar General, Coors, Coleman
10/24/1988 Anything That Can Happen…Probably Will N/A
10/3/1988 If It's Too Complicated, Forget It N/A
9/5/1988 Too Little, Too Late N/A
8/8/1988 Thanks, Dad American President Cos., Ames Department Stores, Redman
7/11/1988 Three Stocks for a Dull Market Inland Steel, Outboard Marine, General Host
6/13/1988 Stormy Weather Stocks Sears, General Dynamics, Boeing, Fleetwood Enterprises, Holly Farms, Xidex
5/16/1988 Frankly, I Am Confused N/A
4/25/1988 And the Last Shall Be First N/A
4/4/1988 By the Book N/A
3/7/1988 The Quiet Bull American President Cos., Arvin Industries, Fieldcrest Cannon, Scientific Atlanta
2/8/1988 Tighten Up, But Don't Panic Club Med, Holly Farms, Payless Cashways, Seagate Technology, Subaru of America, Xidex
1/11/1988 The Coming Recession Briggs & Stratton, Liggett Group, Nashua, Foster Wheeler

Year: 1987

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/14/1987 The 2% Rule Zenith, Pulte Homes, Grumman, Ames Department Stores, Nacco Industries
11/16/1987 Diary of a Money Manager Printronix, Rogers Corp., TGI Friday's, California Microwave, Mobasco, Murray Ohio, Wolverine World Wide, Dallas Corp.
10/26/1987 How to Take - and Keep - Unfair Advantage Printronix, Texas Industries, Dollar General
10/5/1987 Double Damned System Industries, International Multifoods, Wolverine World Wide, Woverine Technologies
9/7/1987 Fair Weather Genius Mutual Fund: Templeton Funds, Mutual Shares, Nicholas Fund
8/24/1987 Medium Is Beautiful Subaru of America, Chemed, Emerson Radio, Healthco International, Dart Group, VWR Corp., Universal Matchbox Group, American Fructose, Domtar, Seaboard Corp.
8/10/1987 Will Rogers Was Right Subaru of America, Wolverine Technologies, Grumman
6/15/1987 What Goes Up...

Gilbert Associates, House of Fabrics, Swank, Inc.
Hold or buy at lower price: Texaco

5/18/1987 15% With Little Risk Brown & Sharpe 9 1/4, Sealed Power 9s, Norton 9 1/2s, Kollmorgen 8.75s, Avnet 8s
4/27/1987 Spread on Thick Justin Industries, Arthur D. Little, El Chico
4/6/1987 Bull in Bull Markets Atcor, NBI, Rogers, Zenith
3/9/1987 Betting on the Dow - Partly Texaco, USX Corp., Chevron, Woolworth, Alcoa, Du Pont, Exxon, United Technologies
2/9/1987 Back to Basics Arrow Automotive, Sun Electric, Sealed Power
1/12/1987 Bag a Bargain Redman Industries, Coachman Industries, Oneida, Convergent Technologies

Year: 1986

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/15/1986 Greener Grass? Action Industries, Fabri-centers, Kidde, Inc.
11/17/1986 Smoke, Mirrors and Suckers System Industries, Finnigan Corp., Mobasco
10/27/1986 Pipe Dreams N/A
10/6/1986 Myths to Frighten Children Chatham Manufacturing, Grantree Corp., Wolverine World Wide
9/22/1986 Be Conservative, Not Conventional Hughes Supply, Ipco, Jamesway
8/25/1986 Sell? Or Hold? Butler Manufacturing, Butler International, Dallas Corp.
7/28/1986 A Time to Buy, a Time to Sell Sell: Computer Consoles, Suave Shoe, Spectra-Physics, Tesoro Petroleum, Halifax Engineering
6/30/1986 Lessons From My Losses NBI, Rogers Corp., Ramtek
6/3/1986 Witch Doctors Kulicke & Soffa, Wynn's International, Cherry Electrical
5/5/1986 Ready-to-Go Nortek, Materials Research, Grantree Corp.
4/21/1986 Bombs Away Sell: Quick & Reilly's, Prime Motor Inns, Neutrogena, Chris-Craft Industries, Environmental Systems, Gtecb Corp., Information Resources, Integrated Device Technology, Intergraph, LSI Logic, Ryan's Family Steakhouses, Symbolics
3/24/1986 Rigged Grand Auto, Columbus Mills, Mosinee Paper
2/24/1986 The Case for Madness Texaco

Year: 1985

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/30/1985 Keep Your Worms Warm Dana Corp., Farm House Foods, Zenith
12/2/1985 Modesty Is the Best Policy Computer Consoles, Cordis, Key Tronic
11/4/1985 Half-Buck Bargains Bibb Co., Finnigan Corp., Rogers Corp.
10/28/1985 Emulating America's Richest N/A
10/7/1985 How to Shoot in the Dark, Safely American Filtrona, Federal Co., Goodyear
9/16/1985 How to Get the Real Lowdown Ceco, NBI, Union Special
8/26/1985 Where Are They Hiding? Spectra-Physics, Suave Shoe, Wolverine, Elgin National
7/29/1985 IBM Drove a Tough Bargain N/A
7/1/1985 Don’t Be Too Smart for Your Own Good Applied Magnetics, California Microwave, Texas Instruments
6/3/1985 Gifts of the Gurus Champion Products, Chatham Manufacturing, Motorola, Raychem
5/20/1985 Bankruptcy Bargains Bobbie Brooks, Continental Airlines, Evans Products, Hardwicke Cos. (convertible preferred), Koss Corp., Lionel Corp., Manville, Mestek, Rusco Industries, Saxon Industries, Inc., Storage Technology, Wilson Foods
4/22/1985 Follow the Wino's Lead H.B. Fuller Co., Leggett & Platt, Shaklee Corp.
3/25/1985 Look Out Below Sell: Community Psychiatric Centers, Value Line, Stratus Computer, Energy Conversion Devices
Dislike: J.B. Hunt Transport, Cray Research, Telerate, Genentech, Gulf Broadcasting, Apollo Computer, Flightsafety International, Automatix
2/25/1985 Pint-Size Powerhouses Cerberonics, DeRose Industries, EAC Industries, Evergood Products, Halifax Engineering, Multnomah Kennel, Newport Electronics, Norwesco, Realist, Up-Right
1/28/1985 Big Companies, Fragile Stocks Du Pont, General Foods, Goodyear, Owens-Illinois, Union Carbide, Woolworth

Year: 1984

Publication Date Forbes Column Recommended Stock(s)
12/31/1984 Big Bloopers of 1984 Murray Ohio, Unifi, Inc., Wolverine World Wide
12/3/1984 How to Cash In on Winners Alaska Airlines, Grantree Corp., Hook Drugs
11/5/1984 Blind Pessimism Cerberonics, Halifax Engineering, Syscon
Dislike: American Management Systems, Computer Network Corp.
10/8/1984 The Lion and the Mouse Ramtek, Rogers Corp., Spectra-Physics
9/10/1984 High-Tech Checklist Applied Magnetics, Computer Task Group, Robbins & Myers, Finnigan Corp., Mayflower, Minstar
Dislike: Verbatim, Xidex Magnetics
8/13/1984 Why Glamour Doesn’t Pay Brockway, Inc., Robbins & Myers, Tesoro Petroleum
7/16/1984 Cherchez the Sales Rep Applied Magnetics, Computer Task Group, System Industries
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