Stocks

4 Of The Best Stock Valuation Methods

4 Of The Best Stock Valuation Methods

Stock valuation is a skill every successful investor must master. It involves calculating a stock’s intrinsic value, which is believed to be different from the current market price. The value you get lets you determine whether a stock is undervalued or overvalued at its present market price. Valuing your stocks correctly enables you to identify […]

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Trust Issues: The Double-Edged Sword Of AI Investing

Trust Issues: The Double-Edged Sword Of AI Investing

The glitches with artificial intelligence have been well documented, and many are just downright embarrassing — as was the latest fail by Google. As ValueWalk’s David Moadel detailed in his recent piece, Eating Rocks and Making Excuses: Google’s Latest Gen-AI Fail, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has been doing damage control over a series of high-profile generative-AI blunders. The most […]

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How AI Will Change U.S. Infrastructure Forever

How AI Will Change U.S. Infrastructure Forever

Recently, the AI discussion has taken a turn with the realization that the production of advanced AI chips and the building of massive data centers to house those chips will dramatically increase the amount of electric power needed in the U.S. A recent forecast change by Georgia Power illustrates how much power demand will grow […]

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ETFs

How AI Will Change U.S. Infrastructure Forever

How AI Will Change U.S. Infrastructure Forever

Recently, the AI discussion has taken a turn with the realization that the production of advanced AI chips and the building of massive data centers to house those chips will dramatically increase the amount of electric power needed in the U.S. A recent forecast change by Georgia Power illustrates how much power demand will grow […]

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Three Top Cryptocurrency ETFs

Three Top Cryptocurrency ETFs

In January, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the first 11 spot-bitcoin exchange-traded funds, and they have been quite popular with investors. However, they are not the only options for those looking to tap into the fast-growing cryptocurrency industry. Several other ETFs invest in companies that in some way serve the industry. These ETFs might be […]

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Understanding Mutual Funds: A Beginner’s Guide To Investment Diversity

Understanding Mutual Funds: A Beginner’s Guide To Investment Diversity

Q: What are Mutual Funds and How Do They Work? A: Imagine you and a bunch of friends want to invest in the stock market, but none of you has enough money to make a big impact individually. So, you all pool your money together and hire an expert to manage it. This is the […]

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Dividend Stocks

Tiny Stocks, Tremendous Yields: 5 Small Caps Yielding Up To 13.8%

Tiny Stocks, Tremendous Yields: 5 Small Caps Yielding Up To 13.8%

Small-cap stocks are on sale. We can buy select names for just 8.8 times earnings and 83% of book value. Large cap stocks rarely sell this cheap. That is the problem with popularity! Which is why we’re looking small but thinking big, eyeing payouts between 7.3% and 13.8%. (Those dividends are no typos. The beauty of […]

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No Rate Cuts In ’24? I’m Not Buying It (Here’s Why And How To Profit)

No Rate Cuts In ’24? I’m Not Buying It (Here’s Why And How To Profit)

We’ve got a great shot at locking in big yields—and big dividend growth—on utility stocks. But we need to buy now, before rates start their (inevitable) decline. I’ve got three “growth utilities”—boasting fast-growing businesses and dividends—for us to play this opportunity with below. Best part is, thanks to their healthy balance sheets, these three have a built-in “buffer” if […]

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Insider Buying Is Bullish For These Dividends Up To 7.5%

Insider Buying Is Bullish For These Dividends Up To 7.5%

If they’re buying, we’re buying. Or we’re at least considering it. If there’s anything better than a big dividend, it’s one that is being gobbled up by the company’s own insiders. We’re talking about the officers, directors, and other members of the C-suite that are closer to the action than any analyst, reporter or investor could ever […]

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Commodities

People Still Hate These Stocks

People Still Hate These Stocks

Like most kids, stepping out into a fresh Baltimore snowfall,  the first thing my son would do is start packing a snowball. Ever the obliging father, I would give him an unflinching human target. But of course, a one-way snowball fight isn’t that much fun. Strangely, until he was 11 or 12, the fun of […]

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Why Are Oil Prices Falling?

Why Are Oil Prices Falling?

Oil prices have been continuously moving lower since the end of September. Crude oil prices, in particular, fell more than 20% in less than 2 months. As a result, U.S. residents are celebrating Thanksgiving day with the cheapest gas prices in three years. National gas prices per gallon fell below $3.30 last week, which is a decrease […]

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How To Profit As LNG Production Doubles

How To Profit As LNG Production Doubles

I view liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the most critical energy source for the future. A recent report forecasts that LNG demand growth will continue to at least 2040 and double from current production levels. Several stocks let you participate in the attractive growth potential. VettiFi recently interviewed Stifel managing director Ben Nolan to discuss the […]

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Real Estate

Own Your Slice Of Cash Generating Passive Investments

Own Your Slice Of Cash Generating Passive Investments

Does generating passive income on some of the world’s greatest assets sound appealing? I’m excited to share a game-changing concept revolutionizing the investment world: fractional investing. Imagine owning a piece of a cash-flowing rental property in a hot in, demand city, a vacation home in the mountains generating rentals, or even a share of a private, cash-flowing […]

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Navigating The Land Buying Process: Essential Steps For Prospective Buyers

Navigating The Land Buying Process: Essential Steps For Prospective Buyers

It’s a dream come true for many people – owning a piece of land to call your own. Whether it’s for building a home, starting a farm, or using it as an investment, buying land can be a rewarding experience. Buying vacant land follows a similar process as buying a house. The finances, legalities, and […]

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Really Rich REITs: 7 Massive Yields Up To 15%

Really Rich REITs: 7 Massive Yields Up To 15%

Select real estate may be the income investing play for 2024. As I write, seven real estate investment trusts (REITs) are dishing dividends from 8.7% all the way up to 15.4%. These REITs—and their ilk—are literally designed to deliver dividends. That’s how Congress wrote the rules when they legislated these real estate investments into existence back in […]

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Personal Finance

FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early Is A Bad Idea

FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early Is A Bad Idea

Pros and Cons of the Fire Movement FIRE, or Financial Independence Retire Early – is popular among millennials – and older adults too. Inspired by the classic book, “Your Money or Your Life,” by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez, FIRE is an acronym – Financial Independence, Retire Early. Thousands of diligent workers are striving to […]

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Which Investment Type Carries The Least Risk?

Which Investment Type Carries The Least Risk?

7 Low Risk Investments A common question from investors with different experience levels is, “Which investment type typically carries the least risk?” First, when determining whether an investment is low risk, it’s helpful to figure out your risk tolerance and understand what low risk, safe investments mean. Then, you can examine the riskiness of an […]

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The Art Of Mindful Spending: 7 Psychological Secrets To Master Your Finances

The Art Of Mindful Spending: 7 Psychological Secrets To Master Your Finances

Getting your budget under control often feels like starting a new diet. We can all relate to the invigorated feeling of committing to a new wellness plan, only to grab that irresistible scoop of ice cream after a long day. Before you know it, your diet is derailed, and you keep telling yourself that “tomorrow […]

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FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early Is A Bad Idea

FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early Is A Bad Idea

| June 20, 2024

Pros and Cons of the Fire Movement FIRE, or Financial Independence Retire Early – is popular among millennials – and older adults too. Inspired by the classic book, “Your Money or Your Life,” by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez, FIRE is an acronym – Financial Independence, Retire Early. Thousands of diligent workers are striving to […]

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4 Of The Best Stock Valuation Methods

4 Of The Best Stock Valuation Methods

| June 18, 2024

Stock valuation is a skill every successful investor must master. It involves calculating a stock’s intrinsic value, which is believed to be different from the current market price. The value you get lets you determine whether a stock is undervalued or overvalued at its present market price. Valuing your stocks correctly enables you to identify […]

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Trust Issues: The Double-Edged Sword Of AI Investing

Trust Issues: The Double-Edged Sword Of AI Investing

| June 13, 2024

The glitches with artificial intelligence have been well documented, and many are just downright embarrassing — as was the latest fail by Google. As ValueWalk’s David Moadel detailed in his recent piece, Eating Rocks and Making Excuses: Google’s Latest Gen-AI Fail, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has been doing damage control over a series of high-profile generative-AI blunders. The most […]

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