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3 Ways to Lose All Your Money in the Stock Market

Investing in stocks is risky, but you'll lower your chances of a taking a hit if you avoid these major mistakes.<p>If there's one word that tends to be …

Investing

Investors eye bright spots in REIT sector

© Reuters. Investors eye bright spots in REIT sector<p>By Sinéad Carew<p>(Reuters) - While investors say they are wary of the broader real estate industry …

Investing

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 15 things to know

The Nifty50 started off the last day on a positive note following positive global cues but immediately wiped out those gains to trade volatile for …

Stock Markets

S&P 500 Breakout Looks Imminent - Buy Before It's Too Late

<b>Source</b><p>Summer stock market activity continues to power along, as investors remain cautious under the spectre of growing trade war rhetoric. As is …

Business

China Stocks at Historic Lows Make Case for $941 Billion Fund

China’s sovereign wealth fund has expressed a desire to invest in the domestic market as stock valuations have hit multiyear lows, underscoring how …

Stock Markets

3 stocks alone make up most of the gains on 2 US indices

CNBC had a piece this week that looked at how top heavy returns in the stock market have been this year. They showed 3 stocks — Amazon, Netflix and Microsoft — alone make up more than 70% of the gains in the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 indexes:<p>When you include Apple, Google (I refuse to call this …

Stock Markets

U.S. Stocks Resilient in Trade Spat, Sparking Complacency Fears

Gains in U.S. stocks raise questions about whether investors are underestimating the risks of a deeper downturn<p>Trade fears have slammed markets around the world, but U.S. stocks are rising as strong profits and spending lead investors to overlook the risks of a downturn.<p>The S&P 500 and Dow Jones …

Stock Markets

3 Strategies Followed by Millionaire Investors

While there are a number of strategies that have been successfully employed by investors in a range of indices such as the S&P 500 and the FTSE 100, …

Investing

Master Limited Partnerships: A Badly Missed Investment Opportunity?

Get creative.<p>Since recent market commentary has been focused on sectors and regions that have rocketed in the last few years, investors have been …

Investing

Dow Futures: It's A Big Day For These 2 FANG Stocks; Apple Carves New Buy Point

Dow futures rose slightly Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. <b>Apple</b> (AAPL) has a new buy point. <b>Netflix</b> (NFLX) reports …

Business

Donald Trump's trade war to knock a fifth off US stock markets say UBS analysts

A global trade war would knock a fifth off the value of the US stock market and drag back global growth by more than a percentage point, according to …

Economy

AT&T: Buy Or Sell?

The world is accelerating into an energy crisis, and a recession is looming.<p>I am transitioning the Value Portfolio from its current energy-tilt, …

Investing

The Bulls' "Maginot Line" & The Bears' Big Milestone

Bull’s Maginot Line<p><i>“The Maginot Line, named after the French Minister of War André Maginot, was a line of concrete fortifications, obstacles, and</i> …

Stock Markets

Will Bitcoin Save Us From Google?

The hardest part of investing is knowing when to sell a stock. When you do buy one, always have an exit strategy—not for right away, this quarter, this year or even the next few years. But constantly question how soon the seeds of destruction will bloom at your company. I guarantee they’ve been …

Opinion

Facebook, Google aren't tech stocks? What that means for investors

The technology sector’s dominance of the stock market is about to face a big test.<p>Facebook Inc. (FB) and Google parent Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) are …

Investing

VEGOILS-Market factors to watch July 16

VEGOILS-Market factors to watch July 16<p>The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil …

Oil

Top Fund Manager Favors AMD Over Intel

Technology is the top performing sector so far this year; same as last year. One of my managers, Tony Mitchell, runs an Internet Fund that has done better than the top performing U.S. equity mutual fund manager over the last 10 years according to Morningstar. Recently AMD became one of his top 5 …

Investing

Monday: Retail Sales, NY Fed Mfg Survey

Monday:<br>• At 8:30 AM ET, <b>Retail sales</b> for June will be released. The consensus is for a 0.6% increase in retail sales.<p>• Also at 8:30 AM, The New York …

Oil

3 Reasons to Be Hopeful of a Target Stock Turnaround

Investors have punished many retailing stocks lately on worries about the loss of profit power as e-commerce shopping gobbles up more of the broader retailing pie. <b>Target</b> (NYSE: TGT) has been no exception. Shares have barely budged over the past five years even as the S&P 500 has gained over …

Investing

Asian stocks poised for slightly softer open as markets await China data

Asian stocks were set for a slightly softer open on Monday after major markets in the region posted gains last week amid a perceived easing in …

Stock Markets

Singapore Stock Market May Add To Its Winnings

(RTTNews) - The Singapore stock market has moved higher in back-to-back trading days, gathering more than 40 points or 1.2 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,260-point plateau and it's expected to open in the green again on Monday.<p>The global forecast for the …

Stock Markets

Stocks on Edge Amid Rising Political Risks | Investopedia

The stock market moved higher last week despite President Trump's threat to assess 10% tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. …

Trading

Why Weibo Stock Has Lost 14% So Far in 2018

Shares of the Chinese social network specialist <b>Weibo</b> (NASDAQ: WB) trailed the market through the first six months of 2018 by shedding 14% compared to a 2% uptick in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.<p>The decline removed just a small part of the significant …

Investing

Five things to look out for in the US economy, including how China and Europe respond to a trade war

That strange mixture of solid global growth and unease about the future continues this week. There are several big running economic stories, and the …

Economy

Netflix's quarterly results are tomorrow's hottest ticket on Wall Street, after its share price had a troubled weekend

Streaming giant Netflix will report the results of its second quarter tomorrow night, after a troubled weekend on Wall Street after an analyst at …

Markets

Markets Are Focusing on Strong U.S. Economy, Says Abbot Downing's Schleif – Bloomberg

Markets Are Focusing on Strong U.S. Economy, Says Abbot Downing's Schleif<p>Markets Are Focusing on Strong U.S. Economy, Says Abbot Downing's …

Economy

Better Buy: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) vs. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

At first glance, it appears to be a tie. Here's why that's actually not the case.<p>The advent of e-commerce has left a trail of wreckage and ruins …

Investing

Asia-Pacific equities lower after slower Chinese GDP growth | Financial Times

Asia-Pacific equities were mostly lower on Monday after official Chinese data showed the country’s economy expanded by 6.7 per cent in the second …

Stock Markets

Asia Stocks Signal Mixed Start Ahead of China Data: Markets Wrap

Asian stocks will likely start the week in a mixed fashion as traders assess the sustainability of last week’s relief rally ahead of a slew of …

Stock Markets

TSX stocks expected to post quarterly earnings growth only half that of the U.S.

Escalating trade wars, rising interest rates, higher commodity prices, record-high stock prices: There is a lot for investors to chew on as the Canadian second-quarter earnings season kicks off this week.<p>Expectations are relatively upbeat. Analysts anticipate that companies within the S&P/TSX …

Business (Canada)