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These three firms own corporate America

A fundamental change is underway in stock market investing, and the spin-off effects are poised to dramatically impact corporate America.<p>In the past, …

Want to to play the stock market? Do what the smart casino players do

Almost<p>two months back, I made, for me, the highly unusual case that the stock market would drop. Reaction, pro and con, was swift and pointed. Dan …

7 books you should read if you're nervous about investing, according to a financial adviser

Knowledge is really the best way to counterbalance emotions, which we know may be running high for some right now.<p>Our advice: Check out what the masters have said.<p>They've devoted their lives to understanding investing and captured it all in print.<p>It turns out there is truly nothing new under the …

5 Small-Cap Stocks to Buy in April

There are some big growth opportunities in small-cap stocks right now.<p>Small-cap stocks can provide some of the biggest opportunities for investors …

What Investors Missed in the Market This Week

Friday capped off a pretty fine day for investors who enjoy markets hitting new records -- even if we've seen that happen enough times this year to shrug off the news. All three major indexes, the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b>, <b>S&P 500</b>, and <b>NASDAQ</b>, hit all-time intraday highs on Friday and closed at …

Investing

3 Growth Stocks That Could Soar More Than Shopify

If you're drooling over Shopify's surge over the past year, and wishing you'd been in on the action, you might want to check out Twilio, Zillow …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Horizons to Launch First Medical Marijuana ETF

Horizons is the latest company trying to cash in on the marijuana industry. The firm is launching the first medical marijuana ETF on the TSX next …

The 3 Best Assets To Add To Your Portfolio In This Quarter

The stock market’s 109 trading-day run without a 1% decline was finally broken last Tuesday.<p>The drop came following doubts about the Trump administration’s ability to pass healthcare reform, which prompted second thoughts about the ‘’Trump trade” among investors.<p>However, with inflation at its …

Stock Markets

Regeneron's Game-Changing New Eczema Drug Could Be a Blockbuster

<b>Regeneron Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: REGN)and collaboration partner <b>Sanofi</b> (NYSE: SNY) got welcome news this week when the FDA gave their new eczema drug, Dupixent, a green light. The approval clears the way for the companies to start marketing Dupixent, and its potential to treat hundreds of …

Biotechnology

Bull Run in Emerging Markets Starts to Make Bears Salivate

The first quarter is ending, and the tally is in: emerging markets are winning hands down.<p>Developing-market equities have handed investors a 12.4 …

Stock Markets

Why Stock Investors Are Dumping the U.S. for Europe

Bloomberg's Joe Ciolli examines the factors fueling a rotation from U.S. markets to Europe. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: …

Markets Betting on Future Means Getting Defensive Now

Too many game-changing events stand on the horizon.<p>I said Nov. 8 that Donald Trump would win the U.S. presidential election and that it was time to buy equities. I repeated that call a day later. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has since risen 11.3 percent.<p>The gains have been based on future hopes …

Investing

Inside Peter Lynch's Secret Formulas for Valuing Stocks

Peter Lynch's Secret Formula for Valuing a Stock's Growth<p>The P/E Ratio, PEG Ratio, and Dividend-Adjusted PEG Ratio<p>Updated March 30, 2018<p>Arguably the …