Weiss Ratings Investment Research Guide to Stocks represents a completely independent, unbiased opinion of stocks-now, and in the future. Each stock is analyzed using the latest daily data available and the quarterly filings with the SEC. Weiss takes thousands of pieces of stock data and, based on its own model, balances reward against the amount of risk to assign a rating. The results provide a simple and understandable opinion as to whether they think the stock is a BUY, SELL, or HOLD.