ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) is offering investors a 4.3% yield, roughly twice what you’d get from an S&P 500 index fund, backed by 36 consecutive years of annual dividend increases. If that’s not enough to entice you to the name, then consider this: The integrated oil giant’s price to tangible book value of roughly 1.6 times hasn’t been this low since the late 1980s. In other....More>>>
These days, microprocessor giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) forces gamers and other personal computer enthusiasts to make a tough choice when picking out desktop processors. Intel offers PC gamers chips with four incredibly fast processor cores (“mainstream desktop”), and it also offers them chips with between six and 10 processor cores (“high-end desktop”), but each of these cores....More>>>
It’s one of the toughest questions to answer this year: amid all the fears and uncertainties in the broader markets, why haven’t gold stocks jumped in valuation? The traditional safe haven asset hasn’t looked good since collapsing in 2013. And despite some promising developments, every move up is seemingly fiercely contested.
Although it’s a tired sentiment, investors....More>>>
October got off to a rough start for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) investors. Shares of China’s leading search engine took a 10% hit last week, hitting new 52-week lows on Friday. The stock has now plummeted 28% since hitting all-time highs in May.
The past few months have been brutal for investors in Chinese growth stocks, and Baidu shareholders are feeling the pain. The stock is now a few....More>>>
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The evidence is clear: stocks are easily the best and most profitable investments. Every investor should own them.
Since 1900, US stocks have returned 9.6% a year, on average, outstripping inflation at a compound rate of 6.5% a year. By comparison,....More>>>
Looking to green up your home but not sure where to start? Try this simple plan for a weekend home detox. Covering Friday to Sunday, it is packed with easy tips to help the planet, save cash and have more fun.
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Income investors naturally gravitate toward stocks with big yields and low valuations. However, this type of investing can be fraught with risk, so investors need to be extremely picky about which stocks they choose to buy.
With that in mind, we asked a team of Motley Fool contributors to share a high-yield stock that they think is worth checking out today. Here’s why they highlighted Newell....More>>>
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and “initiate coverage” on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they’re talking about? Today, we’re taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope…
Today we’re going to take a look at a stock that doesn’t get much attention on Wall Street....More>>>
Dave Nickerson’s mother, Catherine, is almost 95, but he says she’s as independent and self-sufficient as ever. A former schoolteacher, Catherine has lived for 65 years in the same house where Dave grew up, near Boston. And she’s made it very clear she intends to stay there. “She’s embedded in the community,” Dave says.
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More than half of new long-term care insurance claims in 2016 were for people who received care in their homes, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. That’s a 3% increase from....More>>>
Finding cheap stocks is all but impossible. Of course, that’s not uncommon when markets continue notching all-time highs. Unfortunately, overpriced markets pose significant risks for investors looking to deploy additional capital.
But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any stocks trading at relatively attractive valuations. And that’s an important concept to keep in mind....More>>>
While the stock market has cooled a bit this year after nearly a decade of big gains, value hunters must still look harder to find the best deals. And although there are some super-cheap stocks to be found, investors willing to expand their horizons outside the bargain bin and consider higher-quality companies trading for a nice discount might do even better than those who focus exclusively on cheap.....More>>>
Volatile markets have made investors see their portfolio in red. Many first time investors, who have only seen 20-30 percent returns in CY2017, are baffled and are finding it difficult to tread the market. Anxiety and lack of confidence has made many see their losses on trading positions amplify. In such a situation here are a few mistakes one must avoid.
Citi Research downgraded its rating on Yelp shares to neutral from buy, saying the company’s recent 2019 earnings forecasts were “disappointing.”
“The topline outlook points to more challenging near-term business conditions than we expected,” Citi said in a note to investors on Thursday.
“Valuation is also no longer cheap on a relative basis,”....More>>>
You’ve probably heard of margin loans, but do you know about investment lines of credit (ICLs)? Like margin loans, ICLs are backed by the assets in your portfolio but are used for non-securities investments—meaning you can’t use them to buy stocks and bonds. In my experience, ICLs also tend to be cheaper and offer higher loans relative to account value.
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