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The unexpected Brexit vote on June 23 wiped $3.0 trillion off of global stocks in the worst two-day sell-off in history. Since then, investors have shrugged off the Brexit vote and North American markets have largely rebounded. While the S&P 500 continues to trade near record levels, uncertainty…

Financials Trounced in Brexit Results Ever since the Brexit results rolled in, the media has been completely obsessed with talking about the British pound. But there are plenty of other investments that also crashed and burned, namely bank stocks—they got pummeled last Friday. Just look at the financials…

Stocks to Consider as Stock Market Collapsing The people of Britain have voted to leave the European Union, shocking financial markets and the world at large. However, there some stocks to consider in this crisis, namely those in the mining industry. Gold prices jumped 5.2% Friday morning, reaching…

The Best Dividend Stocks? The current stock market climate is cautious and unforgiving for companies that report bad news. The lack of leadership from momentum stocks and their high risk makes the idea of accumulating dividend stocks a viable avenue for investors at this time. You can really…

Time to Load Up on Bank Stocks? Have you ever noticed how much bank fees are? This is why I always view the bank stocks as a place to have some invested capital, as these institutions are geared toward making money regardless of the economic situation. As well,…

The Top Penny Stocks They laughed when he started trading penny stocks, but their jaws dropped when he landed a feature story in The Verge. One summer, Connor Bruggemann opened up an e-trading account, using approximately $10,000 he had saved up working as a busboy. At first, Bruggemann…

The Lowdown on Trading Penny Stocks Investors are turning their attention back to trading penny stocks. Why? Because they’re looking to make money and bigger stocks aren’t providing them that. The long-in-the-tooth bull market recently celebrated its seventh birthday and continues to limp along, rewarding investors with nothing.…

Big Returns in Penny Stocks If you’re combing for cheap stocks, maybe you should try searching through the market’s discount bin: penny stocks. With stock market indices approaching all-time highs, there aren’t very many bargains out there. That’s why investors have to start searching in new places for…

This Could Send Biotech Stocks Soaring Over the past few years, the biotechnology sector has been one of the top performers, but market sentiment has changed as biotech stocks sink into the abyss. The hurt on this segment is partly justified, but there are potential opportunities for aggressive…

Big Upside Is Possible in Bank Stocks Other than the Great Recession, this may turn out to be one of the best times for aggressive long-term investors to consider buying the big banks on weakness. The banking sector is down this year, though it has rallied since the…

Dividend Stocks with Growth Let me come clean. I don’t know where the Dow is going next. I gave up predicting the stock market’s next move years ago. But there is one thing I’m sure of: the following five dividend stocks will likely raise their payouts in early…

Boeing Co. or Airbus Group SE ADR? Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has been rising quietly beyond analysts’ expectations over the past few weeks. Boeing stock hit a one-year low on February 11, landing lower than $110.00 for the first time since 2013. Now, Boeing stock is comfortably cruising at…

U.S. equities started 2016 very poorly. Gold mining penny stocks, though, have held up well. While stocks have staged a remarkable comeback since the middle of February, the outlook for the stock market remains weak. That’s because there is an abundance of risk out there. In this chaotic…

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) are two behemoths in the restaurant and beverage industry. Both are ubiquitous—there aren’t too many places left in the world where someone wouldn’t recognize the company behind the green twin-tailed mermaid or the golden arches. But over the last five years,…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose more than one percent today as oil prices increased and investors adopted a more positive perspective of the European Central Bank’s recent stimulus measures. As of 3:08 p.m. in New York, the Dow gained 1.2% to 17,193. The S&P 500 increased…

Is GM Better Than Ford? Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) and General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) are two of the heavyweights in the biggest automobile market of North America. Both Ford stock and GM stock are promising dividend stocks for an investor looking for exposure to this industry. However, with…

Short Selling Has Beaten Down These Stocks Short selling provides a counterbalance to the integrity of the stock market, but sometimes, when the selling is too extreme, it also works to provide an anchor for the long side to help drive up stocks. As a trader, it is…

People don’t always pay attention to stocks that are hitting their 52-week lows. Instead, they chase after the top gainers. But remember this: when markets enter a correction phase, those that went up a lot almost always lose big time. Of course, stocks from the 52-week low list…

Most penny stocks are priced low for a reason. They’re usually on shaky ground, so you get what you pay for. Even though you should steer well clear of most penny stocks, every once in a while, you can find one that might be worth putting some money…

Is Gilead or Pfizer a Better Dividend Stock? Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) are two of the heavyweights in the biopharmaceutical industry. But for an investor with limited funds, which stock is the best dividend stock in healthcare? Let’s dig into their fundamentals to see…