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Billionaire Warns of Looming Stock Market Crash The Federal Reserve’s reckless monetary policies have created huge distortions in the global economy, leaving investors dangerously exposed to a stock market crash in 2016. At least that’s the opinion of Stanley Druckenmiller. Speaking at the Sohn Investment Conference in New…

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…

3 Charts Investors Shouldn’t Overlook Mainstream stock advisors will never tell you this, but it’s true: the odds of an economic collapse and stock market crash in 2016 are stacking up higher each day. When I want to know where the stock market is headed, I look at…

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), the Chinese e-commerce giant, announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing that it has become the world’s largest retailer measured by annual gross merchandise volume. (Source: “Form 6-K: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd - BABA,” Securities and Exchange Commission, April 5, 2016.)…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Ahead of Earnings Season Start A recovery in the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to open higher on Monday as investors brace for the corporate earnings season that starts with results from aluminum producer Alcoa…

When it comes to shopping on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), the last thing you’ll probably be thinking of ordering is your groceries for the week. But Amazon wants to change that, and that could be a boon to AMZN stock. “AmazonFresh” is the e-commerce giant’s online grocery delivery service…

In case you haven’t noticed, NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) doesn’t just make graphic chips for hardcore PC gamers anymore. Turns out its chips can be used for a lot of other things, like driverless cars and cloud computing, which Nvidia is delving into. But there’s one technology in particular…

Upside for Disney Stock Star Wars fans loved the new movie, but that enthusiasm hasn’t really translated into Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) stock. It could be that investors were buying Disney stock before the movie’s release and selling it on the news. Either way, Disney’s stock price has…

U.S. Stocks Gain on Sharp Oil Recovery, Fed Remarks The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 152 points on Friday, helped by a strong recovery in oil prices and Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s upbeat comments on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped to as high…

Cross Country Private Sector Hiring the Ultimate Telltale Sign Cutting through all the noise in this choppy market, Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) is itself perhaps the best indicator for equity investors. Not that a major market correction wasn’t unreasonable. This market’s been due for a correction for a…

Honeywell International Inc Is a Top Dividend Stock With all of the stock market’s fears and greed, Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) stock is a dividend-paying standout that can bring a little more stability to your portfolio. This is a market for dividend-paying existing winners. It’s what institutional investors…

A stock market crash occurs when the underlying fundamentals of the economy and corporate earnings are tormented at the same time. Unfortunately, that is what is happening right now. Starting with corporate earnings, in the first quarter of 2016, S&P 500 companies are expected to report a decline…

Is Valeant a Takeover Target? The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has formally given up on acquiring Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN), due to changes in U.S. tax laws. The deal was potentially worth some $160.0 billion, which would have been the biggest deal in the pharmaceutical sector ever. Pfizer…

Bed Bath & Beyond Just Stunned Wall Street Investors have given up on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) stock, so management is looking for a new way to grab their attention. On Wednesday, the company announced its first dividend. The home furnishing retailer declared a quarterly distribution…

Lower Dow Jones Industrial Average Weighs on Sentiment The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell on Thursday despite a positive report on U.S. jobless claims that indicated a healthy labor market in the world’s largest economy. Investors continued to assess minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee and…

Tesla Motors Inc Won’t Sell the First EVs to the Masses General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) will deliver its mass-market electric car before the assembly of the first Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) “Model 3” even begins. As Tesla fans continue lining up, hoping to be among the first to…

When someone gets fired it’s not usually met with applause, but that is exactly what happened with Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) stock. Marvell’s board of directors fired CEO Sehat Sutardja and his wife, Marvell President Weili Dai, on Tuesday, responding to an internal investigation regarding accounting issues.…

Upside for UAL Stock? In recent months, some 11% of United Continental Holdings Inc’s (NYSE:UAL) value has vanished. UAL stock suffered from the higher U.S. dollar and potential labor issues. The dollar causes a U.S.-based airline to lose on international routes, even if it generates considerable revenue. UAL…