Latest Articles in Stocks

  • 3 Ways to Approach Retirement More Confidently
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Though retirement can be an exciting milestone to look forward to for many older Americans the thought of leaving the workforce is overwhelmingly stressful And given the many unknowns of retirement that sentiment certainly makes sense Still that doesn t mean you can t tak […]

  • Better Buy: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP vs. Emera Incorporated
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    On the surface it might seem like an easy choice for high yield and dividend growth investors comparing Emera Inc NASDAQOTH EMRAF and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP NYSE BIP Emera s dividend yield of 5 6 is substantially higher than Brookfield Infrastructur […]

  • 3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Whether you re looking for income that you need today or just plan to keep reinvesting those dividends until some future date dividends can really boost the returns you get from stocks 160 And if you really want the best long term returns finding stocks that can keep the payouts […]

  • 3 Myth-Busting Facts About Congress Borrowing Money From Social Security
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Whether you realize it or not Social Security is unquestionably our nation s most important social program Each month 62 of aged beneficiaries lean on their monthly check to provide at least half of their monthly income with about a third relying on their payout for virtually a […]

  • 3 Biggest Marijuana Stocks in the U.S. Cannabis Market
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Canada is without question one of the most important cannabis markets on the planet Its recreational marijuana market opens up nationwide in October and the biggest marijuana stocks in the world are all based in Canada But some investors might be overlooking another even mor […]

  • 3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Right Now
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Biotech stocks sometimes have a stigma of being highly speculative and highly risky But several large biotech stocks generate impressive cash flow and have promising growth prospects And they re not all priced for perfection either We asked three Motley Fool contributors to weigh in […]

  • $100 Oil Isn't as Outlandish as You Might Think
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    If you came here to find out when oil will reach 100 a barrel I m sorry to disappoint The thousands of factors that go into the price of oil at any given time make it hard to put a timestamp on prices Demand can wax and wane with global economic growth and supplies can t always […]

  • 3 Small-Cap Marijuana Stocks That Could Be Humongous Winners
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    You ve probably seen the incredible gains racked up by some of the largest Canadian marijuana stocks in recent weeks The market caps of several of these stocks are now so great that even investors with the most optimistic views about the prospects for the cannabis industry are leery […]

  • The 5 Biggest Investing Mistakes I've Ever Made
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Every investor makes mistakes from time to time It s simply part of the learning process That s why smart investors regularly look 160 back at their investing history to find lessons that can help them avoid making the same mistakes in the future I recently went through this […]

  • For Fox and Comcast, the Bidding for Sky Goes Down to the Wire
    on September 23, 2018 at 1:07 am

    With the larger battle for Twenty First Century Fox NASDAQ FOXA NASDAQ FOX decided it s likely only a matter of time before Disney NYSE DIS closes the acquisition as it s received approval from the U S Department of Justice A decision from the European Union […]

Latest Articles in Investing Ideas

  • Semiconductors Radio Frequency Outlook: Trade War to Curb Growth
    on September 22, 2018 at 5:54 am

    The Zacks Semiconductors Radio Frequency Industry comprises an array of companies with diversified end markets The solutions provided by the key industry players apart from Radio Frequency RF solutions comprise Front end Modules FEMs low noise amplifiers diodes multi c […]

  • Natural Foods Outlook: Can Strategies Perk Up Growth Rate?
    on September 22, 2018 at 5:54 am

    The natural food products industry has been gaining from consumers growing preference for health and wellness Shoppers have been enthusiastically filling their carts with natural and healthy food offerings which include organic fruits vegetables juices as well as delectable like organic […]

  • Internet - Software Stock Outlook: Growth Prospects Abound
    on September 22, 2018 at 5:54 am

    The Zacks Internet software industry primarily comprises software infrastructure and application providers The industry is benefiting from continued strong digital transformation demand The strong adoption of Software as a Service SaaS cloud computing model presents significant […]

  • UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 11:56 pm

    In the latest trading session UnitedHealth Group UNH closed at 266 70 marking a 0 11 move from the previous day The stock outpaced the S amp P 500 s daily loss of 0 04 Meanwhile the Dow gained 0 33 and the Nasdaq a tech heavy index lost 0 51 Heading into today shares of […]

  • AbbVie (ABBV) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 11:56 pm

    AbbVie ABBV closed the most recent trading day at 92 05 moving 0 51 from the previous trading session The stock lagged the S amp P 500 s daily loss of 0 04 Meanwhile the Dow gained 0 33 and the Nasdaq a tech heavy index lost 0 51 Coming into today shares of the drugmaker had […]

  • Tencent Holding (TCEHY) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 11:56 pm

    Tencent Holding TCEHY closed at 42 77 in the latest trading session marking a 1 86 move from the prior day This move outpaced the S amp P 500 s daily loss of 0 04 At the same time the Dow added 0 33 and the tech heavy Nasdaq lost 0 51 Coming into today shares of the company had […]

  • Walmart (WMT) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    Walmart WMT closed at 95 84 in the latest trading session marking a 0 09 move from the prior day This move outpaced the S amp P 500 s daily loss of 0 04 Meanwhile the Dow gained 0 33 and the Nasdaq a tech heavy index lost 0 51 Heading into today shares of the world s […]

  • Alibaba (BABA) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    Alibaba BABA closed at 164 77 in the latest trading session marking a 0 81 move from the prior day This move lagged the S amp P 500 s daily loss of 0 04 At the same time the Dow added 0 33 and the tech heavy Nasdaq lost 0 51 Coming into today shares of the online retailer had […]

  • Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    Cleveland Cliffs CLF closed the most recent trading day at 12 16 moving 0 49 from the previous trading session The stock lagged the S amp P 500 s daily loss of 0 04 At the same time the Dow added 0 33 and the tech heavy Nasdaq lost 0 51 Prior to today s trading shares of t […]

  • Square (SQ) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    Square SQ closed the most recent trading day at 85 30 moving 1 53 from the previous trading session The stock lagged the S amp P 500 s daily loss of 0 04 Elsewhere the Dow gained 0 33 while the tech heavy Nasdaq lost 0 51 Prior to today s trading shares of the mob […]

Investing in Stocks

  • 3 Ways to Approach Retirement More Confidently
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Though retirement can be an exciting milestone to look forward to for many older Americans the thought of leaving the workforce is overwhelmingly stressful And given the many unknowns of retirement that sentiment certainly makes sense Still that doesn t mean you can t tak […]

  • Better Buy: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP vs. Emera Incorporated
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    On the surface it might seem like an easy choice for high yield and dividend growth investors comparing Emera Inc NASDAQOTH EMRAF and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP NYSE BIP Emera s dividend yield of 5 6 is substantially higher than Brookfield Infrastructur […]

  • 3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Whether you re looking for income that you need today or just plan to keep reinvesting those dividends until some future date dividends can really boost the returns you get from stocks 160 And if you really want the best long term returns finding stocks that can keep the payouts […]

  • 3 Myth-Busting Facts About Congress Borrowing Money From Social Security
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Whether you realize it or not Social Security is unquestionably our nation s most important social program Each month 62 of aged beneficiaries lean on their monthly check to provide at least half of their monthly income with about a third relying on their payout for virtually a […]

  • 3 Biggest Marijuana Stocks in the U.S. Cannabis Market
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Canada is without question one of the most important cannabis markets on the planet Its recreational marijuana market opens up nationwide in October and the biggest marijuana stocks in the world are all based in Canada But some investors might be overlooking another even mor […]

  • 3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Right Now
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Biotech stocks sometimes have a stigma of being highly speculative and highly risky But several large biotech stocks generate impressive cash flow and have promising growth prospects And they re not all priced for perfection either We asked three Motley Fool contributors to weigh in […]

  • $100 Oil Isn't as Outlandish as You Might Think
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    If you came here to find out when oil will reach 100 a barrel I m sorry to disappoint The thousands of factors that go into the price of oil at any given time make it hard to put a timestamp on prices Demand can wax and wane with global economic growth and supplies can t always […]

  • 3 Small-Cap Marijuana Stocks That Could Be Humongous Winners
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    You ve probably seen the incredible gains racked up by some of the largest Canadian marijuana stocks in recent weeks The market caps of several of these stocks are now so great that even investors with the most optimistic views about the prospects for the cannabis industry are leery […]

  • The 5 Biggest Investing Mistakes I've Ever Made
    on September 23, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Every investor makes mistakes from time to time It s simply part of the learning process That s why smart investors regularly look 160 back at their investing history to find lessons that can help them avoid making the same mistakes in the future I recently went through this […]

  • For Fox and Comcast, the Bidding for Sky Goes Down to the Wire
    on September 23, 2018 at 1:07 am

    With the larger battle for Twenty First Century Fox NASDAQ FOXA NASDAQ FOX decided it s likely only a matter of time before Disney NYSE DIS closes the acquisition as it s received approval from the U S Department of Justice A decision from the European Union […]

Basics of Investing

  • Don’t Be the Next Victim of Financial Fraud
    on September 21, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    Ron Surz   Ron@PPCA-Inc.com    949/488-8339  Originator of Age Sage New financial frauds are exposed every day, frequently by repeat tricksters. Fraudsters typically prey on our greed. Examples show how. We can protect ourselves by following some straightforward practices. You’d think that the notoriety of […]

  • Hazardous and Wise Investment Phrases to Know
    on September 21, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    By Timothy Baker, CFP®, MBA Investing has a language of sayings and catchphrases of its own. Some encourage action, others espouse knowledge. A novice investor might struggle to understand the meaning of many common investing phrases or be duped by seemingly true but false phrases. Here are some of the mor […]

  • 4 Investing Mistakes to Avoid
    on September 17, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    By Asad Gourani, AAMS®, APMA® Each person's individual investing strategy may be different, but there are things every investor should avoid. Many individuals start investing with little to no education about the markets and learn the hard way by losing money. Instead, take note of these four investing mistakes […]

  • Loss Aversion: How Avoiding Risk Can Increase Your Risk
    on September 17, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    Everyone likes making money.  Seeing an investment go up in value is a good feeling that we all enjoy.  But we truly hate losing money.   Research suggests that the psychological pain that we experience from losing money is roughly twice as strong as the joy that we feel when we gain the same amount of money. […]

  • Why Robots Are Bad Financial Advisors
    on September 14, 2018 at 6:56 pm

    By  Joe Allaria, CFP®  In an age of rapidly advancing technology, more investors are opting for DIY financial planning and  investment management  platforms. These trading platforms, retirement calculators, and auto-rebalancers are increasingly sophisticated, but many investors will learn in the next major market […]

  • 5 Things To Do 10 Years From Retirement
    on September 14, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    By  Eric Nelson There's a red zone both in football and  retirement planning  where the game is often won or lost. For football, it's 20 yards from the goal line; for  retirement , it's 10 years from your target retirement date. As you move down the playing field towards your goal, you may need to huddle up and […]

  • 5 Criteria To Consider When Selecting Stocks
    on September 14, 2018 at 6:40 pm

    By  David Robinson, CFP Stock  investors  face a tough challenge in choosing where to invest. Reviewing the massive amount of data available on public companies is vital for assessing the quality of companies and determining whether they’re suitable for their portfolios. But, it can be an arduous process. When […]

  • Even At These Highs, Trust The Economic Indicators
    on September 14, 2018 at 2:11 pm

    With the major stock indices all edging higher again and close to record highs, it is only natural that some investors are getting nervous, even if only on the basis of “what goes up must come down”. Nervousness, however, is an emotion and it is common knowledge that basing investment decisions on emotional responses […]

  • Apple (AAPL) Launched New Products Yesterday: An Investor's Takeaway
    on September 13, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    Eventually, according to conventional wisdom, Apple (AAPL) will go too far. The theory is that at some point, their strategy of making incremental changes to the suite of iPhones available while hiking prices with every change will meet with consumer resistance. That sounds great in theory, but it doesn’t work in […]

  • How to Invest During Volatile Markets
    on August 24, 2018 at 2:12 pm

    By Steve Economopoulos, CFP, ChFC, CMT To be a great investor, you must adjust your mindset and focus on what really matters during volatile times. Headlines will be great at causing fear and confusing a waffling investor. Although it may be difficult, it's best to avoid the hype. Here are some tips for how to […]