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Why the Dow Keeps Sinking

The gloom-and-doom on Wall Street has wiped out the stock market’s gains for the year.The Dow dropped 552 points, or 2.2%, on Tuesday. Plunging retailers like Target (TGT) and Kohl’s (KSS) led the S&P 500 1.8% lower. Tech stocks once again got hit hard, with the Nasdaq sinking 1.7%. Apple retreated another 5% after Goldman Sachs […]

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How I Filter And Screen To Find The Best Stocks

IntroductionMost of my articles involve analysis of a company or two. I usually offer my readers an analysis of a specific company from a specific sector. Sometimes I offer a comparison between two similar companies, as I try to offer my insights about both, and which one of them is more attractive. I analyze the […]

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Amazon And Other Big Tech Stocks Are Being Crushed: Here’s The Simple Explanation

Reality continues to rain down on formerly high-flying big tech stocks. That reality? Sales growth in 2019 will probably be less explosive than 2018.Blame slowing user growth at the likes of Facebook or more competition for Amazon from the increasingly digitally savvy Target – the fact is the sales growth environment for big tech is […]

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Can These 3 Pummeled Pot Stocks Recover?

Investors who loaded up on Canadian cannabis producers ahead of the legalization of adult-use marijuana have a lot to be disappointed about. Market values for Aphria Inc. (NYSE:APHA), Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC), and Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY) have fallen by a combined $4.5 billion since legalized recreational marijuana sales began on Oct. 17. The global market for […]

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10 Stocks to Be Thankful for on Thanksgiving

A long bull market quickly turned ugly this fall, wiping out several of 2018’s best performers. The S&P 500 index finished the week before Thanksgiving off almost 7% from its record high, set on Sept. 20, slashing its year-to-date gain to barely more than 2%. The pain has been widespread over the past two months, […]

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These Are the 2 Biggest Cannabis Stocks to Watch in November 2018

Marijuana was legalized across Canada for adults on Oct. 17, and this is a major reason to take a closer look at the two biggest cannabis stocks to watch in November 2018.On Nov. 6, eight more U.S. states voted on marijuana-related ballot measures, and more states are ready to legalize it soon.The New Jersey legislature […]

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The 9 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade

A few years ago, InvestorPlace contributor Dan Burrows highlighted the 10 best-performing S&P 500 stocks of the past decade. The most important lesson one finds studying these high-flying best stocks is that patience wins out over all other attributes of a successful investor. A classic example of how true this is involves the Fidelity Magellan Fund […]

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10 Stocks That Every 20-Year-Old Should Buy

Investing in your 20s is not only smart, it’s exciting. The best part about creating a long-term portfolio — whether while going back to school or taking time off — is having the time to invest in undervalued companies. When looking at stocks to buy in your 20s, it’s all about opportunity cost, which is […]

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3 Tech Stocks to Sell Before It’s Too Late

Growth stocks were hot … now they’re not. And that places sectors like technology in a precarious position. October was the great unwinding of the beloved FAANG trade and many other tech stocks. How long it lasts is anyone’s guess, but for now, these names are anathema.Technical deterioration multiplied this week as sellers stuffed last […]

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3 Bargain Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

After a 7% slump during October, and several big swings in November, it’s safe to say that volatility is back in the stock market here in the final weeks of 2018. While the declines can make checking your portfolio a painful exercise, they have also generated some solid buying opportunities for patient investors.With that in […]

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