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Compound Interest and Compounding Growth: A Comprehensive Guide

The miracle of compounding can turn a mere $1,000 into millions of dollars -- or it can just strengthen your savings account via compound …

Investing

15 Great ETFs for a Prosperous 2018

How do you follow up a performance like what the market did in 2017? That’s the question most investors are asking after last year’s breakneck 25% …

50 Company Stocks to Watch in 2018

Figures were compiled or calculated by Bloomberg’s Global Data division from the most recent company and/or broker reports as of Sept. 15 unless …

Analysts expect their favorite Nasdaq stocks to rise as much as 43% in 2018

Big Nasdaq companies outperformed in last year’s broad stock market rally, and analysts are expecting more gains in 2018.<p>We’ll show you analysts’ …

Investing

My Stock Picks For 2018

2018 Stock Picks<p>I'm about to praise my own stock-picking prowess to the heavens, but before I do, a little background is in order.<p>I have been trading …

Top Stock Picks for 2018, According to People Who Have Beaten the Market

Expert advice for your stock portfolio.<p>How can you tell which stocks are likely to outperform? One simple way is to ask professional stock pickers …

Investing

The secret to how Tesla gets its cars to look absolutely fantastic

Before Franz von Holzhausen signed on with what was then called Tesla Motors in 2008, he was on his way to being a member of the automotive design world's elite.<p>He had graduated from Art Center College of Design in the early 1990s, making him an alumnus of the world's most prestigious …

Here are Warren Buffett's most valuable investments

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has made nearly $2 billion on its investment in Apple.<p>The conglomerate bought more in the third quarter just as the stock, with the rest of the tech sector, continued to hit new highs.<p>Many of his other investments aren't doing too badly either, to say the …

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

4 Ways to Trade Options | Investopedia

A:<p>The confusing terminology mentioned in the question deals with entering and exiting option orders. In review, there are two main ways in which you …

The ultimate beginner's guide to trading online

Online trading gives you an opportunity be your own boss, set your work hours, work from home (or the beach), and make as much money as you want without the artificial cap placed on salaries.<p>However, beginner traders often have a hard time understanding how the market works – the information …

Is iRobot's Dominance Coming to an End?

iRobot's Roomba is still the undisputed champion in the robotic cleaning space, but two companies in particular seem ready to put up a challenge.<p>In …

3 Stocks Warren Buffett Can't Buy, but You Can

Warren Buffett may not be able to invest Berkshire Hathaway's money into small-cap stocks, but that shouldn't stop you from considering upstarts …

What Do Differences in Share Classes Mean to Investors?

In this clip from <i>Motley Fool Answers</i>, the cast tackles the topic of share classes. Some types have more voting rights -- and some have none at all -- but does that significantly change the investment thesis?<p>Should investors in a company prefer one or the other? And do the different share prices …

How Safe Is Colgate-Palmolive's Dividend?

The consumer products company has treated investors well with its dividends. Can the good times last?<p><b>Colgate-Palmolive</b> (NYSE:CL) has been a consumer …

3 Things Activision Blizzard's Management Wants You to Know

The gaming specialist is looking to close the year strong after a record first half of 2017.<p>With <b>Activision Blizzard</b>'s (NASDAQ:ATVI) stock up 70% …

Why Leveraged ETFs Are More Dangerous Than Ever

Straight-up market movements have hidden some of the pitfalls of these exchange-traded funds.<p>Exchange-traded funds have revolutionized the investing …

7 Hot Stocks to Buy for High-Momentum Gains

About halfway through the ninth year of one of the greatest bull markets in American history, momentum stocks might be the just the ticket for …

Investing

Buy these seven shares to profit from driverless cars and artificial intelligence

The idea of investing in technology companies will, for many, bring back painful memories of the tech bubble bursting at the turn of the millennium.<p>Today, there is little of the mania of two decades ago. Technology firms are typically more expensive to buy than the wider market, but are now …

Facebook Stock Split: Everything You Need to Know

Facebook has approved a Class C stock dividend that will have the effect of a 3-to-1 stock split. How will it work? And when will it happen?<p>"Hold up. …

A mystery trader made a massive bet that the stock market will go crazy by October

50 Cent has some competition.<p>That's right, there's another volatility vigilante making bets on increased stock-market price swings, and he's going bigger than the recently unmasked 50 Cent ever has.<p>The mystery trader is making a massive bet that the CBOE Volatility Index— or VIX — will surge from …

Here are the world's largest drone companies and manufacturers to watch and invest in

From conceptualization to actual application, drone manufacturers have taken the theories of sci-fi movies and books and turned them into real-life applications, giving birth to the phenomenon of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Drone makers worldwide have been significantly influenced by the accelerated …

MORGAN STANLEY: These are the best stocks to own in 2018

Last year's list posted a return of 11.38%—roughly 1% behind the S&P 500's total return for the same period.<p>The team just released their eighth annual "vintage value" list for next year based on the following criteria:<p>Here are the best stocks to own over the next 12 months, according to Morgan …

3 Stocks the World's Best Investors Are Buying Right Now

The biggest names on Wall Street recently gobbled up shares of Southwest Airlines, General Motors, and Cliffs Natural Resources. Should you follow …

6 Growth Stocks That Will Outlast a Bear Market | Investopedia

Investors concerned about the bull market's longevity are focusing more acutely than ever on whether their stock portfolios can continue to generate …

5 Great Pieces of Investment Advice From Mark Cuban

Here are some valuable lessons from "Shark Tank's" richest investor.<p>Mark Cuban is one of the most high-profile billionaire investors in America, …

Why Are So Many People Shorting Tech?

What investors should know about short-selling to understand the trend towards short-selling big tech.<p>Earlier this month, all of the FANG stocks --</b> …

Why The Stock Market Can Triple By 2026

<i>Is this bull market overdone and about to go pop? Well, there is a theory – which data seem to support – that the market moves in cycles of about 17 years up and a comparable period down. And we are in the beginning of the upswing. Raul Elizalde, founder of Path Financial</i> <i>in Sarasota, Fla., explores</i> …

10 Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks in The Dow Jones Industrial Average

All 30 Dow components pay dividends, and here are the top 10.<p>The <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> is made up of 30 of the most established and mature U.S. …

What’s Behind the Rebound in Health-Care Stocks, the S&P 500’s Laggards in 2016

Health-care stocks have risen 13% in the S&P 500 this year through Wednesday’s close, making the sector the second-biggest gainer after technology. It’s a turnaround for a group that underperformed the other 10 sectors in 2016, and many investors and analysts expect health care’s rebound to …

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