Stocks

How The 2024 Election Could Impact The Stock Market

How The 2024 Election Could Impact The Stock Market

A new report from Lincoln Financial Group has examined how the stock market has performed during past election years, probing the potential impact of the 2024 elections on stocks. Lincoln’s Market Intel Exchange report, released last week, shows that presidential election years have not historically moved the needle any higher for stocks in general, but certain sectors […]

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Hot Stocks: 3 Breakout Stars Racing Towards Triple-Digit Returns

Hot Stocks: 3 Breakout Stars Racing Towards Triple-Digit Returns

Diversify away from mega-caps with these breakout stocks Breakout stocks like Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) may have captured headlines this year, but plenty of companies with as much (or more) potential are rapidly rising. And, unlike breakout stocks like Nvidia, investors tend to overlook their potential despite their rapid gain over recent months. Many investors are increasingly nervous about […]

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The Next Big Thing After AI? 3 Sleeper Stocks To Buy Before The Boom

The Next Big Thing After AI? 3 Sleeper Stocks To Buy Before The Boom

Get ahead of the curve with these pioneering companies Chasing the next trend thing after AI is easier said than done. It is also a pretty risky strategy. Companies that have ambitious goals also need a good deal of cash to achieve growth in their areas of focus. Many such companies end up running out […]

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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

Inside The US Economy’s “Stealth” Boom (And An 11.4% Dividend To Play It)

Inside The US Economy’s “Stealth” Boom (And An 11.4% Dividend To Play It)

There are three very clear signs the stock-market bull will keep stampeding. Let’s dive into them, then talk about two discounted funds set to ride those gains (and pay us rich dividends up to 11.4% in the process). Bullish Signal #1: The US Worker is Strong There’s a lot of pessimism about the US economy out there, […]

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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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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

5 Things To Understand About Annuities

5 Things To Understand About Annuities

Annuities are financial products that offer a steady stream of income in exchange for a lump sum investment. Annuities may be complicated and may not be right for everyone, even though they can provide retirement security and peace of mind. Comprehending the intricacies of annuities is vital to make well-informed financial decisions and optimize their […]

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Retirement Planning: Are You Ready?

Retirement Planning: Are You Ready?

It doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated to prepare for retirement. We all know that we’re going to get there one day. But you do need to have an approach in mind so that you can get to retirement and know that you’re comfortable. Taking the smaller steps can make a big difference as you […]

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5 Laws Of Human Stupidity

5 Laws Of Human Stupidity

We see stupidity while driving. People discussing religion or politics also get labeled as stupid if we don’t agree with them. In personal finance we have the so-called “smart money” crowd. The phrase usually applies to high net worth investors and institutions. Somehow these people are considered “smart” by default. It can also mean everyone […]

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5 Things To Understand About Annuities

5 Things To Understand About Annuities

| July 18, 2024

Annuities are financial products that offer a steady stream of income in exchange for a lump sum investment. Annuities may be complicated and may not be right for everyone, even though they can provide retirement security and peace of mind. Comprehending the intricacies of annuities is vital to make well-informed financial decisions and optimize their […]

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How The 2024 Election Could Impact The Stock Market

How The 2024 Election Could Impact The Stock Market

| July 16, 2024

A new report from Lincoln Financial Group has examined how the stock market has performed during past election years, probing the potential impact of the 2024 elections on stocks. Lincoln’s Market Intel Exchange report, released last week, shows that presidential election years have not historically moved the needle any higher for stocks in general, but certain sectors […]

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Hot Stocks: 3 Breakout Stars Racing Towards Triple-Digit Returns

Hot Stocks: 3 Breakout Stars Racing Towards Triple-Digit Returns

| July 11, 2024

Diversify away from mega-caps with these breakout stocks Breakout stocks like Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) may have captured headlines this year, but plenty of companies with as much (or more) potential are rapidly rising. And, unlike breakout stocks like Nvidia, investors tend to overlook their potential despite their rapid gain over recent months. Many investors are increasingly nervous about […]

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