Stocks to buy

U.S. equities continued their upward push on Monday, clearing technical resistance from the late-2018 highs near the 2,800 level on the S&P 500. Investors are looking past everything from a lack of a U.K. Brexit deal to no progress on the China-U.S. trade front. Instead, the focus is on buying into lagging, under-owned and under-valued
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The Federal Reserve rate hike in 2018 created a positive environment for investors in the financial sector and it has boosted financial stocks. The higher the interest rate, the wider the rate spread and the bigger the profit margin for banks and credit card companies. U.S. Financials, especially Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) and Citigroup (NYSE:C)
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Amid the big, broad rally in tech stocks in 2019, one not-so-insignificant factoid that has been largely swept under the rug is that the godfather of all tech stocks, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), has actually been a laggard this year. Source: Shutterstock So far this year, Amazon stock is up 12%. That’s good. But it’s below average.
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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has become one of the world’s most-criticized companies and one of the most controversial stocks on Wall Street over the past year. Yet despite the negative headlines and commentary, FB stock has been extremely resilient. Nomura Instinet analyst Mark Kelley recently upgraded Facebook stock to buy from neutral. Kelley’s bullish thesis for the
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The bullish move of stocks since late December has certainly been impressive. It does show how quickly sentiment can change. Source: Shutterstock Yet the macroeconomic environment still looks dicey. Some of the recent economic data – such as the jobs numbers and home sales – point to a slowing of the U.S. economy. In the
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U.S. equities are pausing for breath on Thursday, amid nagging concerns about the fate of U.S.-China trade talks and ongoing woes for Boeing (NYSE:BA) after President Trump grounded the 787 MAX — becoming the last country to do so after two fatal crashes of similar circumstances in the last five months. The drag on the
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Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) are following completely opposite strategies for accelerating their growth. Amazon’s strategy looks poised to be much more beneficial for Amazon stock than Apple’s strategy will be for Apple stock. Source: Shutterstock By selling more smart speakers and other smart-home devices, Amazon is seeking to greatly improve its consumer-electronics
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There are some stocks that I consider buying on every dip, and Boeing (NYSE:BA) stock is one of them. But I wish the latest opportunity was under different circumstances. Source: Shutterstock Boeing stock is down after the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 Jet. So many lives lost … our thoughts are with the families.
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Finding cheap stocks to buy in this market is a challenge. Broad market indices aren’t far from all-time highs. Yet risks abound. The bull market has been going strong for a decade. Trade battles still haven’t been resolved. And at some point, the U.S. macroeconomic situation will reverse. But there are opportunities out there, and
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One of the biggest trends in global entertainment is online video games. Based on the latest projections from Goldman Sachs, leading video game stocks have a long runway of growth ahead. Goldman analyst Michael Ng estimates the worldwide gaming market is worth about $135 billion and is growing at a high-single-digit pace, including PC, console
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