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Dow Theory Forecasts is written with the busy reader in mind. Weekly stock recommendations and analysis is geared towards the individual investor looking for actionable stock market advice in a "just-the-facts" approach. Twice weekly hotlines with market news, stock upgrades and downgrades keep subscribers informed between issues.

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May 25, 2015 issue

Risky business

The stock market has taken investors for a bumpy ride so far this year. The S&P 500 Index rose or fell more than 1% in 26% of trading days in the first four months of 2015, the most to start any year since 2009. We see signs that investors, queasy from a choppy market, are seeking the calm waters of less-volatile stocks.

To evaluate volatility, we devised Relative Risk ratings, which parse stocks into five risk categories — Low, Below Average, Average, Above Average, and High — based on...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lam Research ($81; LRCX), a maker of semiconductor equipment, can be a volatile stock in a volatile industry. Heading into its March-quarter report, Lam's shares had slumped 13% since the end of February, reflecting...

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