Stocks

The Tools and Services Needed for Day Trading

Day trading requires that you have a set of tools and services in order to do your job effectively.<p>Some of the required tools you likely already …

Trading

How You Can Make Easy Money on Apple's iPhone 8 Juggernaut

Thank you, Fabrizio Freda, for showing us how to capitalize off this millennial moment. You and your incredible team at Estee Lauder (EL) have …

Jim Cramer

Hedge funds betting on stocks are having their best year since 2009 — but they're still getting smoked by the market

• <b>Equity hedge funds are off to their best start to a year since 2009, but they're still trailing the S&P 500.</b>• <b><br>In a market that's been largely devoid of price swings, hedge funds have been piling into the same proven stocks.</b><p>The performance of stock hedge funds this year isn't exactly providing a …

S&P 500

Marijuana Users May Face Significant Health Risks, According to a Newly-Released Study

Few industries, if any, have been able to compete with the rapid growth rate of legal marijuana in recent years. According to cannabis research firm ArcView, the North American legal weed industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 26% through 2021, to about $21.6 billion. Chances are …

Cannabis

A Surefire Way To Beat Normal Stock Returns

<i>By Brian Kehm</i><p>It's always a bumpy ride for small-cap stock investors... but it's been worth it since the turn of the millennium. Small-cap stocks have …

Investing

Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Warren Buffett's discipline

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest U.S. natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of the biggest challenges to the billionaire's legendary …

Business

Fear And Greed

While most of America seemed to be mired in statue controversies and rumored and real resignations, we choose to focus on making money for our …

S&P 500

This Theory Links Eclipses With Market Crashes

Bored traders with too much computer power have found the key to the next stock market crash: the solar eclipse.<p>Fed up with political dramas that can …

Dow Jones Industrial Average

10 Marijuana Stats That Will Blow You Away -- The Motley Fool

Intriguing numbers about marijuana in North America.<p>Love it or hate it, marijuana has been a hot topic in the U.S. and Canada over the last couple of …

Cannabis

When are those penny stock spam emails a good idea? Pretty much never.

Perhaps nothing so well illustrates investors’ gullibility than their reactions to spam emails that hype penny stocks: Some actually invest in them.<p>Most of us, of course, insist that we’re not that gullible. We complain about how these spam emails are nuisances at best and try to program our spam …

Trading

It’s become almost impossible to figure out what Tesla is actually worth

<b>• Valuations of Tesla vary wildly.</b><p><b>• The company is fueled financially by a "story" about the future.</b><p><b>• It could be a decade before it's possible to properly value the company.</b><p>Generally speaking, investors want a precise assessment of what the companies they invest in are worth.<p>Valuation is both art …

Business

US companies spent $4T buying back their own stock

It’s the “shock” market rally —  cash-rich US companies have plunged nearly $4 trillion of their cash into buying back their stock since 2008, which …

Business

Disruption Of Confidence

<b>Short-Term Sell Signal Deepens</b><p>As noted last week:<p><i>"The weakness in the market previously, combined with the threats between the U.S. and North Korea,</i> …

Trading

Three Popular Day Trading Markets

The main day trading markets are futures, forex, and the stock market. The options market is also popular, although more so with swing traders …

Trading

Bitcoin Cash Price Weekly Analysis – BCH/USD Monstrous Ride

Key Points<p>Bitcoin cash price rocketed higher and moved to a new all-time high at $946 against the US Dollar.<br>• There is a short-term connecting bullish …

Trading

3 Top Biotech Stocks Under $5 -- The Motley Fool

Shares of Geron Corporation, Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Agenus Inc. appear to be trading for much less than they could be worth.<p>The biotech …

Investing

Stock market’s record-setting rally at risk as doubts grow over Trump agenda

It was good while it lasted.<p>Almost seven months to the day President Donald Trump took office, his “Make America Great Again” agenda has been eclipsed by political turmoil that is threatening to unravel a record-breaking rally in stocks.<p>After a chaotic few days that culminated with the resignation …

Dow Jones Industrial Average

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for August

It can be tough for income-seeking investors to find a decent high-yield investment these days that doesn't also come with a high level of risk. That's because most low-risk bank products offer paltry payouts thanks to low-interest rates while many stocks aren't much better given the market's …

Investing

3 Stocks Every Retiree Should Consider Buying -- The Motley Fool

Want to make the most of your retirement savings? Consider picking up shares of these three promising businesses.<p>For many people, the prospect of …

Investing

Investors focus on prospects for Trump trade and asset prices

<i>Here are the main questions facing investors and markets as a new trading week beckons.</i><p><b>Last rites for the Trump trade?</b><p>Barring an unlikely bout of …

Economy

Better Buy: HP Inc. vs. Cisco Systems

<b>HP</b> (NYSE: HPQ) and <b>Cisco</b> (NASDAQ: CSCO) are generally considered mature technology plays, which implies they offer income instead of growth. But over the past 12 months, HP has bucked expectations and rallied 30%, while Cisco has stayed nearly flat.<p>Let's find out what fueled HP's rally, and what …

Investing

Investors Should Look Past F5 Networks' Disappointing Results

<b>F5 Networks, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ: FFIV), which specializes in the secure delivery of applications for large enterprises, reported a disappointing June quarter. While non-GAAP earnings per share was in line with expectations, revenue of $517.8 million, representing 4.3% growth, fell short of analyst …

Investing

Steve Bannon's exit too soon for investors to cheer

When chief strategist Stephen Bannon's sudden exit from the Trump White House was revealed on Friday in the United States, traders on the floor of …

Australian News

How to Invest in SpaceX Stock? There's Just 1 Way -- The Motley Fool

SpaceX is not public, and may never IPO -- but you can still own a piece of it.<p>Everyone wants a piece of SpaceX. But how can you invest in SpaceX …

Investing

Richard Freudenstein buys first Realestate.com.au shares despite 1500% rise since he joined board

Any real estate agent worth their salt would tell you there has never been a better time to buy, or sell.<p>So CBD was pleased to see that News Corp …

Australian News

Stocks do go down

<i> By Guest Blogger Ryan Lewenz</i>aJust in case you forgot, stocks do go down! It’s a fact of life, and understanding this can make you more equipped to …

S&P 500

Zombieland No More, as These New Retailers Invade Some Malls

Many probably think the dying shopping mall, once at the heart of suburbia, would work well as a set prop for AMC Networks' (AMCX) zombie apocalypse …

Investing

Now's the Time to Buy These Stocks -- The Motley Fool

Opportunistic investors can find reasons to pounce on Cheniere Energy and Green Plains. Now's the time to buy these stocks.<p>Not every stock fresh off …

Investing

Why Quant models are not guaranteed market-beaters

by John Authers<p>Ten years ago, Goldman's then finance chief complained that his bank had been "seeing things that were 25-standard deviation moves, …

Trading

Wall St Week Ahead: Shift from non-GAAP bottom lines could be good for stock prices

Investors worried about lofty stock-market valuations may take comfort in signs that companies in the benchmark S&P 500 index are padding their bottomlines less than they have in previous years.<p>Recent changes to accounting standards and a crackdown last year by the Securities Exchange Commission …

S&P 500