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5 Rocket Stocks to Buy for a Santa Claus Rally: Facebook, Nike and More

Only six shopping days until Christmas, information that strikes fear in the hearts of consumers everywhere. But it should make investors feel all …

Steve Eisman of ‘The Big Short’ fame says the stock market is entering a ‘golden age’ for banks

A gilded era for banks is about to get underway. That’s the view of Steve Eisman, the hedge-fund manager and investor who garnered prominence on Wall …

Top fund manager: 'How I make money from companies failing'

The term “short-selling” is inextricably linked with hedge funds. It conjures images of testosterone-fuelled City traders revelling as companies go bust and they cash in.<p>In reality, “shorting” a stock can be a defensive move, allowing a fund manager to profit from a company’s falling price.<p>The …

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How To Train Your Brain To Invest Successfully

It is my experience that having a proper mindset is more important than having the best investment strategy. I find this to be true because many …

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Pin Ni, Who Turned $20,000 Into A $4 Billion Company, Discusses Chinese Investments In The U.S.

At a time when Chinese companies are investing more than ever in the U.S., Wanxiang America stands out. Few Chinese companies have been in the U.S. as long, over 20 years. Based in Elgin, Illinois, outside of Chicago, Wanxiang America was started in 1994 as the U.S. outpost of Chinese auto parts …

AI and machine learning on social media data is giving hedge funds a competitive edge

Unicom conference on 'AI, Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance' examined the state of the art.<p>Extracting value from a universe …

How Will Deep Learning Impact the Finance Industry?

By <b>Katie Pollitt</b>, Global Summit Creator - RE•WORK<br>June 22, 2016<p><b>Artificial intelligence (AI) is not a new concept, but thanks to breakthroughs in deep</b> …

Which Institution Has The Best Asset Allocation Model?

If you’re like most investors, you’re asking the wrong questions. I was chatting with a group of advisors this week down in La Jolla and a question …

3 Cheap Stocks Set To Double Their Dividends

Plenty of investors judge a stock’s dividend by one thing: the current yield. It’s a key figure, to be sure, but it’s just a starting point. If you’re investing for the long haul, dividend <i>growth</i> is way more important.<p>To see how focusing solely on current yield distorts the payout picture, take a …

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What Is a Bear Put Spread?

There are plenty of ways to profit on a stock's movement, beyond investing in the actual stock itself. Options provide a nearly endless array of strategies, due to the countless ways you can combine buying and selling call option(s) and put option(s) at different strike prices and expirations.<p>A …

Hedge fund manager who nailed oil's collapse gave his next big trade for the 'coming end of the bull market'

Hedge fund manager Zach Schreiber, who famously called oil’s collapse in 2014, gave a his next big trade idea for “the coming end of the bull market …

Here Are the Stocks to Buy If Hillary Clinton Becomes President

The head that wears the crown can also change the way the markets march.<p>During George W. Bush’s presidency, defense and oil stocks gushed. Under …

Is It Worthwhile To Sell Covered Calls in Stocks Like Apple and ETFs Such As XLE and SPY?

The Covered Call Strategy is highly endorsed by brokers and traders everywhere. The question is does Selling Covered Calls enhance the return of a portfolio? Does it reduce one’s risk/reward profile? Does it attain good value for the trader? Depending on the market, Selling Covered Calls can be an …

China’s mysterious stock-market king reveals its trading secrets

In China's financial circles, they call it the King -- a state-run investing behemoth with unmatched power to move the world's second-largest stock market.<p>Its tactics, shrouded in mystery since authorities armed the agency with more than $480-billion last summer, have been the subject of fierce …

5 Great Dividend-Growth Stocks To Buy In April

Looking for an easy way to boost your portfolio’s long-term returns? Here’s one: buy and hold top-quality dividend stocks—especially those that raise their payouts every single year.<p>Analysis from Ned Davis Research backs that up: from 1974 through 2014, non-dividend-payers eked out just a 2.6% …

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This Stock Has A 13.69% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book And Insiders Have Been Buying

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

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Traders: How to play the housing sector

KB Home shares climbed Wednesday after earnings, but some "Fast Money" traders were not sold on the housing sector.<p>The home builder reported diluted …

Peter Lynch lecture on Investments and How the Average Investor can pick Stocks

Peter Lynch giving a lecture in 1994. He speaks of his stock picking technique, rules for investment and how the average investor can make money in …

6 Biotech Stocks Under $10 to Trade for Big Breakouts

As part of your daily routine as an active trader or investor, it's important to track the stocks in the market that are making the biggest …

3 Stocks with Better Dividends than Home Depot Inc.

Source: Home Depot.<p><b>Home Depot</b>'s business is on a multi-year upswing thanks to a steady rebound in the housing market. While that's great news for shareholders who bought the stock years ago, it isn't so great for prospective income investors. Home Depot's epic rally has pushed its yield to just 2%, …

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit

With interest rates set to rise this year, many dividend investors are likely worried that their stocks will slip as bond yields become more attractive. While some dividend stocks will inevitably decline, investors can still find some low-risk income plays that have high yields and cheap …

We Are Coming for You, Tesla, And You, Too, Google, Says Hacker Hotz

By<p>Updated March 14, 2016 2:38 p.m. ET<p>The legendary hacker <b>George Hotz</b>, known by his nom de guerre "<b>geohot</b>," who first came to public attention by …

Deutsche Bank's 7 Favorite Large-Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

<i>Editors' pick. Updated from March 14 after the Fed's announcement that it will hold interest rates steady.</i><p>As expected, the <b>Federal Reserve</b> kept …

These 5 Stocks Are Flashing Buy Signals

1%. That's all that stands in the way between the <b>S&P 500's</b> current price and breakeven. Another trading session like Friday's, and the broad market …

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How to Calculate Spread

The word "spread" has several different meanings in investing, and can apply to stocks, bonds, or options. Here's a rundown of the various uses of the term, and how each type of spread can be calculated.<p><b>Bid-ask spread</b>When you check a stock quote, in addition to the last trade price, you'll see two …

What Concerns Me about this Rally in Oil

<b>“Zombie producers” are getting new money.</b><p>By Christine Hughes, Chief Investment Strategist, OtterWood Capital:<p>Since energy has played a pivotal role …

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4 High Yield Niche Stocks Paying Up To 11%

The S&P 500 may yield just 2.2% today – but if you smartly invest in stocks that specialize in profitable niches, you can collect 6-11% yields right now. With double-digit price upside to boot!<p>Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are some of my favorite vehicles for specialization and yield. REITs …

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