Month: January 2019

[Editor’s note: This story was previously published in October 2018. It has since been updated and republished to reflect new information.] Despite all the pundit noise and hate, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is still a wonderful place to find great stocks and big-time dividends. The thirty Dow Jones stocks are still powerhouses in their
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Technology is a lot like a banana. It rots on a wharf, declining in value from the day it’s produced until the day it’s thrown out. Technology also has a sell-by date, as new technologies replace older ones, destroying business models. And Gamestop (NYSE:GME) stock has reached its sell-by date Going forward, the cloud makes
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Whirlpool fell nearly 7 percent Monday after missing on fourth-quarter revenue and giving weak full-year earnings guidance. The home appliance company posted mixed earnings with $5.66 billion in revenue, compared to the $5.76 billion estimated by Wall Street. Earnings per share were $4.75, beating
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Stocks were under pressure on Monday, after disappointing announcements from two large cap names. Obviously, we will discuss these stocks in our top stock trades outlook, but it threw a wrench into the plans of investors who had done their trading homework over the weekend. Let’s go. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow #1: Nvidia Investors
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Since last year’s stock-market retreat, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has made a nice comeback. But that should not be a surprise. Despite the company’s massive sales, its growth rate remains solid and should remain so for some time. But could the rally of Amazon stock pause? Perhaps investors have been overly optimistic about AMZN stock? I don’t
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During the current decade, the big dream of the biggest phone companies was to get out of the “box” of providing cellular and internet infrastructure and mobile data, and to get into the higher-value world of providing content. The fulfillment of that dream was supposed to boost the companies’ profits and stocks. Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ)
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Shutterstock We score 213 highly liquid funds on their short-term holding costs. You can use exchange-traded funds to invest or you can use them to speculate. This survey of ETFs is aimed at the latter purpose. The survey ranks funds in 21 different categories, from short-term government bonds to emerging market stocks, on their three-month
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Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) was expected to send the whole market down Jan. 28 after reporting disappointing earnings. The company, which recently moved its headquarters from Peoria to the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Ill., reported earnings per share of $2.55 were well short of the expected $2.99 or the hoped-for “whisper number” of $3.03 per share.  The
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