Stock Market Advice

Warren Buffett’s Top 5 Dividend-Paying Stocks for 2015

By Thursday, March 26, 2015

Invest Like a Billionaire
To find the best dividend-paying stocks in 2015, it might be a good idea to see what the 20th century’s greatest investor is holding…
Warren Buffett: World’s Wealthiest Investor
Forbes… Read More just released its 2015 ranking of the world’s wealthiest 500 people. For Wall Street, the most interesting ones are those investors who have figured out the Street. At #85 is Abigail Johnson ($13.4 billion); #31 is Carl Icahn ($23.5

Top 9 Oil and Gas Penny Stocks for 2015 (Despite Weak Metrics)

By Thursday, March 26, 2015

Oil and Gas Penny StocksStrike While the Pump Jack Is Cold: Oil and Gas Plays an Opportunity While Down?
With oil prices taking a beating, most investors interested in oil and gas are probably running for the hills or are taking a wait-and-see approach. (If you’re in the latter group, consider keeping an eye on the nine top oil and gas penny stocks for 2015… Read More that we list here a little further down. Despite

How Pinterest Is Making Money and Why Facebook Should Be Scared

By Thursday, March 26, 2015

How Pinterest Makes MoneyPinterest: How This Hot Potential IPO Is Making Money
Frankly, I don’t know any men who have a Pinterest account, but I know a lot of women who do. And that’s one reason Pinterest makes money. It has the perfect demographic for advertisers, and now that it’s making money, Pinterest could be one of the more interesting initial public offerings (IPOs) of 2015.
While other social media platforms deal with… Read More

How Facebook Makes Money: New Platform an Advertiser’s Dream

By Thursday, March 26, 2015

How Facebook Makes Money
Facebook’s Rocky Start (Before Its Revenue Platform Made Headway)
Starting with just 20 or so initial profiles scattered around Harvard in 2004, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ/FB)… Read More has since morphed into the world’s most important marketing platform, now with 1.3 billion active users.
Every day, disciples of Facebook log into their profiles and browse, comment, like, post, and share. Those daily interactions are a marketer’s dream. Find out what’s trending and popular,

Xiaomi IPO: Why it May Be the Most Highly Anticipated IPO in 2015

By Thursday, March 26, 2015

Xiaomi IPO 2015
Xiaomi: China-Based Mobile Phone Upstart to Be Hottest IPO in 2015?
In the crowded mobile market with a brutally high barrier to entry, Xiaomi Technology Ltd. Co. … Read Morehas gone from zero to hero in just a few short years. With a $45.0-billion valuation, Xiaomi is expected to be the hottest initial public offering (IPO) in 2015.(1) And nothing warms the wallets of Wall Street like the idea of getting in

U.S. Dollar Strength the Real Threat to Investors, Not Higher Interest Rates

By Friday, March 13, 2015

US Dollar strengthThere are issues brewing in the stock market with interest rates fears and the strengthening greenback that could drive the S&P 500 lower by five percent or more.
When Will the Fed Increase Interest Rates?
First, we have the fears surrounding rising interest rates after the strong improvement in the unemployment rate to a pre-recession low of 5.5%. This is well below the target, previously set by former Federal Reserve… Read More

Biotech Stocks Showing Strength Among Speculative Market Action

By Friday, March 6, 2015

Biotech Stocks Showing StrengthWith indecisive stock market action, biotechnology stocks continue to show their speculative strength. It’s a market sector that continues to be very strong, albeit highly speculative.
Of course, where there’s growth, there are also higher valuations and many of the large-cap biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies are richly valued.
Three Biotech Stocks with Momentum in a Slow Market
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)… Read More is one of these richly valued companies.

Chinese Stock Market Correction Ahead? Here’s How to Profit

By Friday, March 6, 2015

Chinese StocksChina is in the news, but not for good reasons. While the Chinese stock market continues to blaze along in 2015, outperforming our domestic markets, the associated risk is high.
While I like China in the long-term, I have not been zealously into Chinese stocks for a while, from neither an investment nor a trading standpoint. For me, there have been much better trading opportunities in the domestic stock market… Read More

4Q14 Earnings Season Uneventful; Five Stocks to Consider for Steady Return

By Wednesday, February 25, 2015

4Q14 Stock Summary4Q14 Stock Summary: Fourth-Quarter Earnings Season a Bore
We’re now in the lull between earnings seasons, and stocks will trade off economic news and geopolitical events.
Fourth-quarter earnings season was fairly uneventful. It seemed that investors basically ignored the results, unsure of whether to buy a market that’s already gone up.
There’s been continued strength among technology stocks, and the NASDAQ Composite recently broke out convincingly over 4,750, where it… Read More

Four Strategies to Protect Yourself from a Stock Market Crash

By Thursday, February 19, 2015

Stock Market Crash
Stock Market Poised for Crash?
Admittedly, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average trading at record-highs, the idea of a stock market crash isn’t garnering much attention. But despite the euphoria on Wall Street, the pieces necessary for a crash are in place.
And investors need to know how to protect themselves from an impending stock market crash. Because if there’s one thing we know about the stock… Read More

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