Stocks

3 Revolutionary Companies On The Brink Of Growth

3 Revolutionary Companies On The Brink Of Growth

These companies are registering big growth and their shares are gaining traction There are a lot of cutting-edge technologies driving the stock market right now. Artificial intelligence (AI) remains the main driver. But there are other fast-growing segments where revolutionary companies are seeing their share prices take off amid accelerating growth. Electric vehicles, online banking, e-commerce, cryptocurrency […]

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S&P 500 Closes Over 5,000 For The First Time In Historic Week For Markets

S&P 500 Closes Over 5,000 For The First Time In Historic Week For Markets

The stock market finished in uncharted territory on Friday as the S&P 500 closed above 5,000 points for the first time in its history. The large-cap benchmark closed on Friday at 5,027, up by about 29 points on the day, as it had finished on Thursday at 4,998. The index actually touched 5,000 on Thursday during intraday […]

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Unique Wealth Opportunities: 7 Stocks With Unprecedented Upside

Unique Wealth Opportunities: 7 Stocks With Unprecedented Upside

These gems herald a new era of profitable investing in the shifting market tides With the Federal Reserve halting interest rate hikes, the investment scene favors bullish trends. In fact, the S&P 500 has been on a monumental streak of late, achieving record-high closes in the past week, driven by significant gains in the technology sector. This […]

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ETFs

2 Tech Funds With Huge Dividends (1 Is A Buy, 1 Is A “Wait And See”)

2 Tech Funds With Huge Dividends (1 Is A Buy, 1 Is A “Wait And See”)

You probably know the Don Henley song “Dirty Laundry.” It was one of my favorite tunes in the 1980s. A criticism of media sensationalism, the repetitive chorus rang in my ears when I was much younger than I am today: “Kick ’em when they’re up,Kick ’em when they’re down.” This aptly describes the nightly news […]

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How To Profit With Closed-End Funds

How To Profit With Closed-End Funds

Investors are attracted to closed-end funds (CEFs) because of high yields and (often) stable monthly dividends. These types of dividends can provide stability in retirement. The challenge is not all CEF dividends are created equal. So let’s take a look at what to look out for… The CEF Connect website lists 423 CEFs that trade on the […]

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3 ETFs For The Conservative Investor To Buy And Hold

3 ETFs For The Conservative Investor To Buy And Hold

Key Points For a conservative investor seeking exposure to the equity markets while prioritizing stability and long-term wealth preservation, investing in Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) or indices can be an attractive strategy and might make the most sense. ETFs offer a unique combination of diversification, cost-effectiveness, and liquidity, making them an ideal choice for those who prefer a […]

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Dividend Stocks

This Is Where We’ll Find Winning Stocks (And Surging Dividends) In ’24

This Is Where We’ll Find Winning Stocks (And Surging Dividends) In ’24

Let’s cut to the chase on dividend investing in 2024: our strategy this year will be all about interest rates. Sure, there are other trends out there, like AI. And yep, there’s some steak behind the sizzle. But when it comes to grabbing fast-growing—and high-yielding—payouts at the right times, rate moves will rule the roost. That’s not much […]

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A New Year’s Resolution For Solid, Stress-Free Returns

A New Year’s Resolution For Solid, Stress-Free Returns

Is one of your resolutions to figure out how to be more successful and less frustrated with your investment results? Prior to the final two months of the year, the stock market was volatile and frustrating. If you weren’t correctly invested at the end of October, you missed out on most of the year’s gains […]

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This Lame Stock Advice Could Cost You 8% Dividends (And Millions In Gains)

This Lame Stock Advice Could Cost You 8% Dividends (And Millions In Gains)

When I see people touting the 60/40 portfolio, I kind of feel like Haley Joel Osment’s character in the Sixth Sense. But instead of seeing dead people, I see dead ideas. You likely know what I’m talking about: a portfolio that seeks to automatically balance risk by holding 60% in stocks and 40% in bonds. It […]

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Commodities

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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3 Energy Stocks To Snap Up On Natural Gas News

3 Energy Stocks To Snap Up On Natural Gas News

Snap up these natural gas stocks boosted by recent news In an exciting turn of events, natural gas futures prices soared on the international market. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Bloomberg Finance L.P. reported that short-term futures for liquefied natural gas cargoes in East Asia saw an impressive $2.21 increase, settling at a weekly average of […]

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Real Estate

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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Real Estate Investing 101: A Beginner’s Guide To Building Wealth Through Property

Real Estate Investing 101: A Beginner’s Guide To Building Wealth Through Property

Investing in real estate is considered one of the best ways to build wealth and achieve significant financial independence and freedom. Moreover, many world billionaires claim that investing in real estate is the best way to get rich because investing in it is never wrong. Still, you must be careful, because it isn’t enough just […]

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How To Invest In Land

How To Invest In Land

If the financial meltdown of 2008 taught investors that land isn’t necessarily a surefire asset, the market’s subsequent rebound shows that land continues to be a lucrative investment. By understanding your options and doing your homework, you can find a land investment ideal for your portfolio. Whether it’s an apartment building or an exchange-traded fund for wheat, a […]

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Personal Finance

Contrast The Differences Between Short-, Medium- And Long-Term Financial Goals To Build Wealth

Contrast The Differences Between Short-, Medium- And Long-Term Financial Goals To Build Wealth

Understand Why to Contrast the Differences Between Short-, Medium- and Long-term Financial Goals and Become a Better Investor Financial goal setting might be the next best thing to working with a smart financial advisor, and it’s free. Lack of financial goal setting is akin to driving cross country without GPS. Without a plan, it’s unlikely […]

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Unlock The Power Of Passive Income For Financial Freedom

Unlock The Power Of Passive Income For Financial Freedom

The allure of passive income — imagine an image of cash flowing effortlessly into your account as you relax on a sun-drenched beach — this image has captivated many with dreams of financial freedom. Since founding NetPicks in 1996, I’ve learned firsthand that the reality of running a business is anything but passive. I think […]

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Smart Money Moves: Wealth Management Tips For Long-Term Growth

Smart Money Moves: Wealth Management Tips For Long-Term Growth

With the new year upon us, you’re standing at the crossroads of financial mediocrity and wealth mastery. The path you choose could redefine your life. If you want to ensure long-term growth and stability, honing your wealth management tactics is an excellent first step. Now, you might be wondering about the best ways to rebalance your […]

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Top Trend Indicators For Improved Trading

Top Trend Indicators For Improved Trading

| February 20, 2024

Sometimes the difference between success and failure often lies in the mastery of trend analysis.  The issue is that the trend direction is different in each time frame.  Even when using trend indicators, it can be tough to determine trend direction until you determine the time frame you will be trading. The top trend indicators […]

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3 Revolutionary Companies On The Brink Of Growth

3 Revolutionary Companies On The Brink Of Growth

| February 15, 2024

These companies are registering big growth and their shares are gaining traction There are a lot of cutting-edge technologies driving the stock market right now. Artificial intelligence (AI) remains the main driver. But there are other fast-growing segments where revolutionary companies are seeing their share prices take off amid accelerating growth. Electric vehicles, online banking, e-commerce, cryptocurrency […]

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S&P 500 Closes Over 5,000 For The First Time In Historic Week For Markets

S&P 500 Closes Over 5,000 For The First Time In Historic Week For Markets

| February 13, 2024

The stock market finished in uncharted territory on Friday as the S&P 500 closed above 5,000 points for the first time in its history. The large-cap benchmark closed on Friday at 5,027, up by about 29 points on the day, as it had finished on Thursday at 4,998. The index actually touched 5,000 on Thursday during intraday […]

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