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Sam Zell Says Wall Street is Out of Sync with Main Street; He’s Right

By Saturday, October 10, 2015
Wall StreetWall Street is Out of Sync with Main Street, Says Sam Zell Billionaire business magnet Sam Zell says Wall Street is out of sync with Main Street. The $4.8 billion dollar man and chairman of Equity Group Investments really isn’t saying anything the average American reading the news couldn’t have told you Anyone who visits Profit Confidential on a regular basis will realize that we’ve been discussing the growing and .

Stock Market: Four Reasons Why It Will Continue to Fall

By Friday, October 9, 2015
Stock MarketHere are four reasons why the stock market will continue to fall, starting with contracting earnings and revenue. On June 30, analysts were expecting S&P 500 companies to report a decline of one percent in corporate earnings. As of September 25, they now expect a decline of 4.5%. (Source: FactSet, September 25, 2015.) Revenue is projected to decline 3.3% in the third quarter after declining in the first and second .

Can Anything Prevent a U.S. Stock Market Crash in 2016?

By Wednesday, October 7, 2015
U.S. Stock Market CrashIs the U.S. stock market poised to crash in 2016? Absolutely. The writing has been on the wall for ages. It’s not as if anything has happened of late to point to a stock market crash, it’s just that the rest of the investing community is waking up to what we have been pointing out for years. Stock Market Crash Getting Warmed Up The stock market is supposed to be .

Marc Faber: The Stock Market Bubble Is Out of Control

By Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Stock_Market_BubbleInflation is Rampant, Says Marc Faber Not only did inflation create a massive stock market bubble, but the coming hyperinflation will decimate the purchasing power of ordinary Americans. Paper money is bleeding value and investors will soon be clamouring for the safety of gold and silver. At least, that’s according to well-known financial commentator Marc Faber. During his latest performance, Faber expanded on his theory of asset inflation. Much of .

Stock Market Crash: Here’s a Blunt Reality Check of Investors

By Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Stock Market CrashCould Weak Earnings Spark a Stock Market Crash in 2016? Weak corporate earnings could result in a stock market crash in 2016, dashing the mainstream belief that the U.S. economy is in a recovery. The Federal Reserve’s uncertain interest rate policies and lower commodity prices have jointly served as catalysts to spark market speculations. Global economic and political crises have further augmented stock market volatility, with the S&P 500 index .

3 Great Marijuana Stocks to Watch in 2016

By Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Marijuana_Stocks_2016Investors that shun traditional sin stocks (gambling, tobacco, alcohol, porn) will probably not be interested in marijuana stocks. Those that have no issues with making money on sin stocks may want to keep an eye on marijuana stocks in 2016, especially with more and more states permitting medical and recreational marijuana use. Recreational Marijuana Sales Soar Pot stocks became popular after Colorado allowed the recreational sale of marijuana on January .

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation: Gun Control Won’t Hold This Stock Back

By Monday, October 5, 2015
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Gun Stocks Like NASDAQ:SWHC Near Record Highs There was a sense in Obama’s speech suggesting that the time for stricter controls may finally arrive and that those proposing to enforce stricter gun controls would finally manage to defeat organizations such as the NRA. Nevertheless, as reflected by the stock prices of the two most important publicly traded U.S.-based gun manufacturers, Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC) and Sturm, Ruger & .

Is Warren Buffett Going to War With Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)?

By Monday, October 5, 2015
Warren Buffett war with NetflixWarren Buffett Tilts Holdings Against Netflix, Inc.? Despite Warren Buffett’s apparent disinterest in the world of online streaming, his holdings show he is positioning himself against Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-B), upped its investment into firms that are actively fighting Netflix for digital supremacy. NFLX stock is a perennial favorite among investors. Having grown by a stunning 394% over the last five years, Netflix established .

3 Top Dividend Stocks for Volatile Markets

By Saturday, October 3, 2015
Dividend Stocks for VolatileIt would be great to have a crystal ball and see what 2016 will bring. But with so much volatility going on, many investors cannot look beyond the current quarter, especially after the abysmal third quarter that just ended. For momentum and income investors, there are some great dividend stocks out there that will protect your capital over the long-term and get you through volatile periods. Volatile Markets to Get .

Penumbra, Inc. (NYSE:PEN): This Could Send Penumbra Stock Higher in 2016

By Saturday, October 3, 2015
Penumbra StockVirtually all initial public offerings (IPOs) come to market overpriced and overhyped. However, one company might be the exception: Penumbra, Inc. (NYSE:PEN). And with a jittery broader market with reduced speculative fervor, IPO euphoria is severely diminished (perhaps that’s helpful). So, for a newly listed stock to make it in this market, it has to give the Street what it wants. That’s genuine economic growth for sure, but also the .

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