It’s another up-and-down day as investors try to weigh what seems to be a strong U.S. economy and weakening global economy. This of course, makes it tough to bid up stocks to new highs, but at the same time, it’s hard to sell U.S. equities when it’s the best house in the neighb
On Dec. 30, Motley Fool writer Leo Sun put out an article with a bold claim against one of the highest performing stocks of 2017, claiming the “Worst is Yet to Come for Micron Technology Inc.” I feel that his assessment of the company is missing context, and relies too heavily on the way the memory technology has historically operated rather than looking forward towards how it will compete.
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>>>
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.
Based on management's guidance for 2019 and the underlying trends in its business, you can make a strong case for buying stock in Honeywell International (NYSE:HON). The questions are whether the company can hit its guidance in 2019, and where in the guidance range it could be.
Investors bought shares of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $138.79 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $49.20 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $89.59 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Altri
Gene-based therapy is one of the next waves of therapeutic innovation to power this decade and far beyond. The FDA approvals regarding the RNA-based medicines of Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) and the gene-therapy, Luxturna, of Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) signaled the lowered r