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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…

It hasn’t been a great time to own dividend stocks like the Canadian banks. Over the past year, shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSE:TD, NYSE:TD) and Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY, NYSE:RY) have flatlined on concerns of a weakening economy thanks to plunging oil prices and the sinking Canadian…

5 Top Penny Stocks With stock markets just off their all-time highs, it’s not easy to find cheap securities. But there are still some bargains around if you know where to look: penny stocks. Stocks trading under $5.00 can be a great source of ideas. Because the price…

When it comes to dividend investing, high-yield dividend stocks are especially hard to uncover in the tech sector. It seems most tech companies would rather invest their free cash into research and development or acquisitions, or buy back their own stock than give back to investors. But if…

Dividend Stocks with Growth The best part about dividend stocks is that they’re dependable. No one can tell where the market is going next. Dividends, though, tend to come in on a regular schedule. If you own shares in a solid dividend stock, you’re almost certain to get…

This Is Bullish for These Penny Stocks The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development) has joined a growing chorus of organizations downgrading its global economic outlook and warning governments need to use fiscal tools in conjunction with monetary policies to kick-start growth. But where should investors look…

With the global markets getting hammered, interest in penny stocks is heating up. And that’s not just because more stocks have fallen into penny stock territory. It’s because growth is getting hard to find. And more and more investors are looking wherever they can for tomorrow’s big winners.…

You can’t beat dividend stocks. While share prices are wild, dividends are like the German trains of finance. They almost always arrive on time, regardless of what the market is doing. As a new investor, you could do worse than dividend stocks. But sifting through hundreds of businesses…

Dividend stocks are getting hammered, but you already know that. The public swings between “stocks will always go up” to “the sky is falling.” Reality, though, tends to take the boring middle ground. Last month, traders fretted over oil prices. Next week, they’ll obsess over China. For those…