Lumber prices are through the roof -- is it going to be a problem for REITs with construction plans?
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) reported great earnings results recently, but upcoming catalysts indicate there's more growth ahead. Apple started to see a lift in sales a year ago after the pandemic sent everyone scrambling for new computers and tablets in order to remain productive at home. Apple reported a record for the quarter ended in June of $81 billion in revenue, up 36% year over year.
Every October, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announces its annual changes to the Social Security program for the coming year. Below is our analysis of the Social Security changes that were announced in Oct. 2020 to take effect on Jan. 1, 2021, according to the SSA's annual fact sheet. Keep them in mind when you update your Social Security information. For 2021, nearly 70 million Social Security recipients are seeing a 1.3% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to their monthly benefits. The adjustment helps benefits keep pace with inflation and is based on the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) as calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
General Electric's 1-for-8 reverse stock split is effective. Its shares open for trading Monday north of $100.
You might think that any stock handpicked by Warren Buffett and his top investment managers would be held in high regard by most investors. Several stocks in Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B) portfolio are either beaten down, have bargain valuations, or both. Here are three underrated Buffett stocks that are smart buys right now.
The market hates uncertainty. And that’s why it’s smart to have safe stocks in your portfolio that will be shelter from any storms. And speaking of storms, we’re seeing quite a season of them. From super heatwaves, fires and floods to busy hurricane and typhoon seasons, the past few months have been busy. Then, add rising Covid cases, a market that’s seeing rising inflation and trade tensions with China. That’s a lot of uncertainty.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips S
Over the last few weeks, there have been more than enough reasons to be skeptical about the record-breaking run in equities. Recently, I’ve been harping on the ridiculous amount of speculation in the market. But even more problematic is the Covid-19 pandemic. Just when you thought the crisis was fading into the rearview mirror, cases are surging again. Considering the pandemic’s historical impact on the market, now is the time to think about stocks to sell. But the novel coronavirus isn’t the on
It's my belief that if you put $50,000 to work right now in any of the following five stocks, they'd help you become a millionaire by 2040, or perhaps sooner. Don't be turned off by companies with market caps north of $100 billion. Often, businesses that have large market caps offer sustainably strong growth and/or profitability.
Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson has updated the community on the upcoming updates on the Cardano (ADA) blockchain
Investors eyeing steady and reliable income could consider adding top-quality dividend stocks to their portfolios. Thanks to their strong earnings bases and resilient cash flow streams, dividend-paying companies are relatively immune to the economic cycles, and boost investors’ returns through higher dividend payments, even in down years. Thus, using the TipRanks Dividend Calendar, this article focuses on five stocks with a Strong Buy analyst rating consensus and an ex-dividend date in August 20
The pandemic-driven slump in energy demand translated to an extended period of underperformance by oil stocks. Now it seems the worst is over, with the global economy showing sustained recovery. That view is underscored by the fact that the global composite PMI for June 2021 was 56.6. Based on this indicator, economic activity seems to be better than pre-pandemic levels. 7 Growth Stocks to Buy to Make Early Retirement a Reality Considering the positive outlook for the global economy and for oil,
Many different U.S.-listed Chinese technology stocks have been hit in recent days by fear and uncertainty related to a crackdown by the Chinese government. The battle took another turn today, but there's reason to think Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio (NYSE: NIO) might benefit. As of 3:20 p.m., Nio shares were up 4% on the day, after having jumped more than 6% earlier.
Cars and other types of motor vehicles are becoming increasingly high-tech. Containing as much software and semiconductors as nuts and bolts, vehicles these days are like giant computers. From back-up cameras and self-parking features to GPS navigation and voice commands, our cars now operate in ways that were unthinkable just a few years ago. The new innovations has sparked a new conversation about auto stocks, their merits and their future. We’re only now starting to see the potential in upcom
Hundreds of Chinese companies are listed on U.S. markets. China is the world's most-populous nation and the second-largest economy with a booming urban middle class and amazing entrepreneurial activity. Often dozens of Chinese stocks are among the top performers at any given time, across an array of sectors.
The energy sector offers plenty of lucrative investment options: Here are some stocks you'd want to buy now.
After a relatively bearish Saturday, Bitcoin would need to revisit $42,500 levels to support the broader crypto market.
Warren Buffett has steered Berkshire Hathaway to incredible success since taking over as CEO in 1965. The legendary investor's belief that it pays to be greedy when others are fearful has helped power the company's success, and putting that tenet to work could help elevate your own portfolio. It's almost impossible to predict when crashes will hit with a high level of consistency, but investors can dramatically improve their long-term performance by being ready to take action when volatility hits.
Investors may be ignoring mounting evidence that the delta variant of COVID-19 could be more troublesome than it is currently being given credit for on Wall Street.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (whose Google unit is the "G" in FAANG), Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) -- rank among the top 10 biggest companies in the world. Only Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) lags behind, but the streaming company still has a market cap of close to $230 billion. Consider buying these PfANG stocks instead.
Redditors and short-squeezes go hand-in-hand these days. And the stock action is bananas. But not all of the market’s most-shorted stocks are necessarily part of this popular storyline. And as we’ll explain below, that’s promising for investors other than apes and bears in three higher short-interest stocks. The short-squeeze play has risen to notorious prominence in 2021. Thank the likes of GameStop (NYSE:GME) and AMC (NYSE:AMC) as the two main characters responsible for this showmanship and ju
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