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Best High Tech Stocks To Invest In 2017

Merck (NYSE:MRK) is known today as a pharmaceuticals industry leader with a market cap of over $170 billion and a solid dividend. But the stock didn’t always claim the value that it does today. Through acquisitions, mergers, and nine stock splits along the way, the history of Merck stock has a lot of twists and turns.

Here’s a brief look at how Merck got to where it stands today....More>>>

Top 10 Heal Care Stocks To Buy For 2017

The Reaves Utilities ETF (NASDAQ:UTES) launched right at one year ago as the first actively managed ETF covering the utilities sector. At that time, I covered the new ETF in this article. Recently I had a conference call with two of the Reaves asset managers, and we discussed the investment strategy for UTES and the fund’s results. To date, paying a bit more for the active management has paid....More>>>

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For the first time since I started investing, I have added a stock to my portfolio which is at its all-time high: Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO).

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Broadcom has got some safety issues, but I think they are controllable at the moment. The main reason I have added it to my portfolio is because it is a great combination of a value stock and a growth stock. It has a solid....More>>>

Top Medical Stocks To Invest In Right Now

A Super Bowl commercial aimed at people suffering from opioid-induced constipation has incited public outrage. A Super Bowl ad for opioid-induced constipation has sparked a major backlash.

The ad, which reached more than 111 million viewers, touted a drug to help opioid users suffering from irregularity. But many medical and political leaders saw it as an attempt to capitalize on....More>>>

Top 10 Bank Stocks To Invest In 2017

A new mandate on financial services companies to establish broad safeguards against cyberattacks is being pushed back by two months, New York state regulators said Wednesday.

In amendments to the cybersecurity rules filed in September, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) said it was retaining the general parameters of its requirements, despite negative comments from trade groups and....More>>>

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Comfort Systems USA, Inc (“FIX”, or the “company”) provides mechanical contracting services, primarily HVAC, plumbing, as well as off-site construction, electrical, monitoring and fire protection. The company has performed well over the last several years, with good revenue growth and margin expansion. FIX and its peers have spoken about increased demand for their products....More>>>

Top 10 Blue Chip Stocks To Watch Right Now

The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....More>>>

Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now

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As part of our writing on systematic investing, which started with an earlier article titled Active Management Loses Ground, we continue with a look at Investors Biases.

Humans are not rational investors, the kind that play a central role in the Efficient Markets Hypothesis of Nobel laureate Eugene Fama. Normal human brains develop biases, and these biases have been....More>>>

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It has not been a good year for Gilead Sciences (NSDQ:GILD) shareholders. Gilead stock is down bymore than 25% YTD and almost 30% in last one year. The stock has not only heavily underperformed the broader marketbut has also lagged the sector index iShares NASDAQ Biotech Index ETF (NSDQ:IBB) which is down nearly 17% YTD.The poor performance of the stock is mainly caused by declining HCV sales numbers.....More>>>

Top 10 Bank Stocks To Watch Right Now

Wilbur Ross, tapped as the next Commerce secretary by President-elect Donald Trump, has been hailed as the king of bankruptcy, a nod to his legendary knack for buying troubled companies on the cheap and selling them for billions of dollars in profit.

The question is whether that enviable skill will transfer easily to his new more nuanced and diplomatic role as the face of American business....More>>>

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Since late August, Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) stock has dropped more than 15%, and for the year to date it is down nearly 19%. That’s actually a bit better than last week when the stock was down 20% for the year. The DJIA, conversely, rose nearly 4% last week to post a year-to-date gain of nearly 8.2%.

Following the results of Tuesday’s election, Nike’s shares dropped below $50....More>>>

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Whirlpool CEO Jeff Fettig blamed the confidence-sapping U.S. election and the plunge in the value of the British pound for the companys disappointing third quarter earnings, and predicted that the appliance-makers woes would be short-lived.

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Whirlpool shares fell as much as 13% on Tuesday after the company posted earnings per share of $3.66, versus expectations for....More>>>

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Riding on improving consumer sentiment, Ford (NYSE:F) brushed aside investors concerns by posting a much better than expected November sales number. The better than expected sales growth saw Ford stock gaining more than 4%. The stock is however down 11% YTDas investors are worried that US auto market has peaked for now. Also, the rising interest rates may adversely impact the stock. However, Ford’s....More>>>

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Invest In Right Now

Stocks look set for a higher open this morning as they seek to put last week’s losses behind them.

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S&P 500 futures have gained 0.4%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have advanced 0.3%. Nasdaq Composite futures have risen 0.4%.

Goldcorp (GG) has gained 0.8% to$17.25 despite getting cut to Underperform from....More>>>

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“I felt like a human being who had been dropped into a shark tank.”

Fox News host Megyn Kelly says that’s what it felt like when Donald Trump was attacking her in interviews and in tweetstorms.

Kelly attracted Trump’s ire during the first GOP primary debate in August 2015, when she asked him about his track record of misogynistic comments. Trump criticized....More>>>