Stellar Pacific Ventures Inc. engages in the exploration and development of gold mining assets in Canada and West Africa. The company?s principal projects include the Monster Lake in the Quebec Chibougamou Mining Camp; and the GoldenFrank BALANDOUGOU that covers an area of approximately 429 square kilometers in north eastern Guinea. Stellar Pacific Ventures is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:Banco Santiago S.A. (SAN)
Banco Santander-Chile provides commercial and retail banking services to corporate and individual customers in Chile. The company offers time and demand deposits, checking accounts, and debit card accounts, as well as savings products; and peso and foreign currency denominated loans to finance various commercial transactions, trade, foreign currency forward contracts, and credit lines. Its loan portfolio comprises consumer loans, auto loans, residential mortgage loans, mutual funds, foreign trade financing, mortgage loans, and commercial loans. The company also provides factoring, credit cards, cash management, treasury services, short?term financing and funding, interest rate and foreign currency derivatives, and securitization services. Further, it offers various financial services, including leasing, financial leasing, financial advisory, mutual fund management, securities brokerage, insurance brokerage, and investment management services. As of December 31, 2010, the c ompany had a branch network of 504 branches. Banco Santander-Chile was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:Be Resources Inc (BER.V)
BE Resources, Inc. does not have significant operations. The company intends to acquire an interest in traditional precious and base metal exploration properties; or in oil and gas, technology, or other business ventures. Prior to December 2011, it was engaged in the exploration and evaluation of mineral properties in the state of New Mexico. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:Hyperion Strategic Mortgage Income Fund (The) (HSM)
The Hyperion Brookfield Strategic Mortgage Income Fund, Inc. is a fund launched and managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc. The fund invests primarily in investment-grade mortgage backed securities, including agency, nonagency residential, and commercial mortgage backed securities. It invests in U.S. government securities, cash, or other short-term instruments. The fund was formerly known as Hyperion Strategic Mortgage Income Fund Inc.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL)
TE Connectivity Ltd. provides engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products, and subsea telecommunication systems. Its Electronic Components segment supplies passive electronic components, which include connectors and interconnect systems, relays, switches, sensors, and wire and cable to original equipment manufacturers and their contract manufacturers in the automotive, data communications, industrial, appliance, computer, and consumer devices markets. The company?s Network Solutions segment supplies infrastructure components and systems for telecommunications and energy markets. This segment provides components comprising connectors, above- and below-ground enclosures, heat shrink tubing, cable accessories, surge arrestors, fiber optic cabling, copper cabling, and racks for copper and fiber networks; electronic systems for test access and intelligent cross-connect applications; and integrated cabling solutions for cabling and building management . This segment also sells insulators, power measurement products, CATV accessories, network interface devices, raceway systems, and duct accessories. Its Specialty Products segment offers engineered custom solutions, components, and connectors for electronic systems, subsystems, and devices in the aerospace, defense, and marine; touch systems; medical; and circuit protection markets. The company?s Subsea Communications segment designs, builds, maintains, and tests undersea fiber optic networks for the telecommunications, and oil and gas markets. It sells its products in the Americas, Europe/the Middle East/Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company was formerly known as Tyco Electronics Ltd. and changed its name to TE Connectivity Ltd. on March 10, 2011. TE Connectivity Ltd. was founded in 1941 and is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:Deere & Company (DE)
Deere & Company provides products and services primarily for agriculture and forestry worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Agriculture and Turf, Construction and Forestry, and Credit. The Agriculture and Turf segment manufactures and distributes a line of farm and turf equipment, and related service parts, which include large, medium, and utility tractors; loaders; combines, cotton, and sugarcane harvesters and related front-end equipment; sugarcane loaders; and tillage, seeding, and application equipment. This segment also offers hay and forage equipment comprising self-propelled forage harvesters and attachments, balers, and mowers; turf and utility equipment, such as riding lawn equipment, walk-behind mowers, golf course equipment, utility vehicles, and commercial mowing equipment; integrated agricultural management systems technology; precision agricultural irrigation equipment and supplies; landscape and nursery products; and outdoor power products. The Construction and Forestry segment offers a range of machines and service parts used in construction, earthmoving, material handling, and timber harvesting, including backhoe loaders; crawler dozers and loaders; four-wheel-drive loaders; excavators; motor graders; articulated dump trucks; landscape loaders; skid-steer loaders; and log skidders, feller bunchers, log loaders, log forwarders, log harvesters, and related attachments. This segment markets its products and services primarily through independent retail dealer networks and retail outlets. The Credit segment primarily finances sales and leases of new and used agriculture and turf equipment, as well as construction and forestry equipment. This segment also provides wholesale financing to dealers of the foregoing equipment, provides operating loans, finances retail revolving charge accounts, and offers certain crop risk mitigation products. The company was founded in 1837 and is based in Moline, Illinois.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:Resources Connection Inc. (RECN)
Resources Connection, Inc. provides professional services in the areas of finance, accounting, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, actuarial, and legal and regulatory services to support client-led projects and initiatives. It offers finance and accounting services, including financial analyses, budgeting and forecasting, audit preparation, public-entity reporting, tax-related projects, merger and acquisition due diligence, initial public offering assistance, and assistance in the preparation or restatement of financial statements; information management services, such as financial system/enterprise resource planning implementation, and post implementation optimization services; and corporate advisory, strategic communications, and restructuring services. The company also provides risk management and internal audit services comprising compliance r eviews, internal audit co-sourcing, and assistance services; supply chain management services, including strategic sourcing efforts, contract negotiations, and purchasing strategy services; and actuarial support services for pension and life insurance companies. In addition, it offers human capital services, such as change management, and compensation program design and implementation services; and legal and regulatory services comprising providing attorneys, paralegals, and contract managers to assist clients, such as law firms with project-based or peak period needs. Further, the company provides policyIQ, a Web-based content management product for documenting, managing, and communicating various types of business information, including policies and procedures, Sarbanes documentation, training documentation, and other business content. It operates in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:SAI Global Ltd (SAI.AX)
SAI Global Limited engages in providing information services and solutions for managing risk, achieving compliance, and driving business enhancement worldwide. The company?s Information Services segment distributes technical and business information, such as standards, legislation, and other technical information; provides internally developed intellectual property, including bibliographic databases and property certificates; and provides conveyancing, lending, and other workflow solutions. Its Compliance Services segment offers advisory services; newsfeeds, alerts, and databases covering key compliance and regulatory topics; governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions that catalogue, monitor, update, notify, and manage a company?s operational GRC needs; a library of Web-based learning and awareness solutions, supported by a learning management system providing audit and compliance learning management; and whistleblower and related case management and incident repor t ing services. The company?s Assurance Services segment provides assessing system and product conformity to international and locally based standards; a suite of services across the food value chain, from agricultural production through to the point of sale or service for managing risks within the supply chain and enhancing the quality, safety, and security of food products; tools for enhancing business processes; and standards related training and business enhancement solutions. SAI Global Limited was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
Good Stocks To Own In 2014:Willis Group Holdings Limited (WSH)
Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company provides a range of insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management consulting services to its clients worldwide. The company offers various insurance brokerage services, including property damage, offshore construction, liability, and control of well and pollution insurance to the energy industry; and marine insurance and reinsurance brokerage services consisting of hull, cargo, and general marine liabilities. It also provides its services to aerospace clients, including aircraft manufacturers, air cargo handlers and shippers, airport managers, and other general aviation companies; and advisory services comprising claims recovery, contract and leasing risk management, market information, and safety services. In addition, the company offers risk management advice and brokerage services to the construction industry; brokerage for directors’ and officers’ insurance, as well as professional indemnity insurance for corporation s and professional firms; and specialist risk management and insurance services to fine art, diamond, and jewelry businesses, and operators of armored cars. Further, it provides special contingencies packages; services for horse racing and breeding industry, and agriculture/crop sector; and advice to companies involved in the insurance and reinsurance industry on capital markets products. Additionally, the company offers health, welfare, and human resources consulting and brokerage services to small, medium, and large corporations, as well as the employee benefits practice. It serves clients located in approximately 190 countries, including multinational and middle-market companies operating in various industries, as well as public institutions and individual clients. The company was formerly known as Willis Group Holdings Limited and changed its name to Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company in January 2010. The company was founded in 1828 and is headquartered in Lon d on, the United Kingdom.