Five Reasons to Buy Railroad Stocks

Railroad stocks are poised for resurgence despite Wednesday%u2019s post-earnings slips for Union Pacific and CSX. The fundamentals for the industry are solid -- and that includes other railroad operators like Kansas City Southern and Norfolk Southern.

After Blockbuster Deal, Dish Is Set to Take on Netflix

Most subscribers to Dish Network probably picked the satellite television provider based on its low cost. But now that Dish has bought the library of one-time movie rental powerhouse Blockbuster, it's poised to compete with the likes of Netflix for the streaming-video market.