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January 2018

10 Stocks That Could Surprise in 2018

The U.S. stock markets hit the jackpot in 2017, with all the major indexes up significantly—the S&P 500 gained 19%> over the past year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 25% and the tech-heavy ...

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December 2017

The 10 Best Acquisitions of 2017

In a year in which the S&P 500 has performed tremendously well, mergers and acquisitions deals in the U.S. have been remarkably quiet. According to Bloomberg, only 43% of the world's best acquisitions ...

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December 2017

10 Best Stocks I Wish I Bought in 2017

Care to guess how many stocks have gained 30% or more so far in 2017? According to Finviz.com, out of 1,747 stocks with a market cap of $2 billion or higher, 555 have delivered YTD performance of 30% or ...

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December 2017

The 9 Best Stocks to Buy on the Dip

Don't look now, but the S&P 500 is having its third-best year in the past decade, which is amazing when you consider we'll be entering the tenth year of the bull market in March. It's a big indication ...

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November 2017

7 Money-Losing Stocks to Sell Now

The market's hotter than a pistol right now, leading many to argue stocks are too expensive. If that's true, and I'm not saying it is or isn't, doesn't it at least make sense to take a closer look at your ...

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October 2017

7 Spinoff Stocks That Could Be Better Than Their Parents

As we currently make our way through October and the beginning of the new television season, the Big Bang Theory spinoff Young Sheldon is getting solid reviews, providing evidence that even in television, ...

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October 2017

7 Beaten-Down Stocks to Buy Now

Ben Carlson is one of my favorite finance bloggers. Recently, Carlson lamented about how the bull market of almost nine years has made it extremely difficult to find bargain stocks to buy. As a result, ...

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September 2017

7 Non-Tech Stocks Using Tech to Win

Technology’s a great thing when used by society to better itself. Often, when investors think of great technology, companies like Tesla Inc. (TSLA) and Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) spring to mind. However, ...

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September 2017

7 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy for Growth, Too

Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of S&P 500 companies that have raised their payouts for a minimum of 25 consecutive years. To make it on to this list, you must operate your business efficiently ...

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August 2017

3 Small-Cap Stocks With Sizable Dividends

Small-cap stocks took it on the chin last week as North Korean tensions had investors running as fast as they could from anything that wasn’t the bluest of blue chips. The Russell 2000 Index lost ...

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August 2017

7 Companies Warren Buffett Should Buy Now

The calls for Warren Buffett to start paying a dividend continue to get louder as Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A, BRK.B) piles up the cash. With almost $100 billion in cash as of June 30, Buffett faces ...

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June 2017

7 Best Stocks to Buy in Every Price Range

What are the best stocks to buy? Is it stocks priced $10 or less, $100 or higher, somewhere between the two, or something else altogether? Trick question. Company A might have 100 million shares ...

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May 2017

10 Top S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The typical income investor who is retired needs dividend stocks that yield at least 3.5% to live off of them. Unfortunately, the average S&P 500 stock yields just 1.9%. Care to guess how many S&P 500 ...

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May 2017

10 Mergers & Acquisitions Investors Would Love to See

Washington might be in disarray, but that hasn’t stopped U.S. business executives from pursuing mergers and acquisitions. EY Americas surveyed more than 2,300 executives in March and April about their ...

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May 2017

Should Warren Buffett Buy Alphabet Stock?

Warren Buffett admitted over the weekend at the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A, BRK.B) annual meeting that he should have bought Alphabet Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL) stock. That’s because, early on, he and Charlie ...

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April 2017

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade

Almost a year ago to the day, InvestorPlace’s Dan Burrows highlighted the 10 best-performing S&P 500 stocks of the past decade. The most important lesson one finds studying these highflying stocks is ...

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April 2017

7 Top Emerging Markets Stocks to Buy Now

You might not have noticed, but 2016 was a close race between U.S. stocks and emerging markets stocks, with the S&P 500 pulling out a slim margin of victory thanks to Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential ...

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