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GoDaddy IPO in 2015: Will Its Second IPO Be Another Strike?

By Saturday, March 28, 2015

GoDaddy IPOPotentially one of the most highly anticipated initial public offerings (IPOs) of 2015, GoDaddy stocks are expected to hit the markets trading at an IPO price of between $17.00 and $19.00 a share. A GoDaddy IPO is expected to raise a low estimate of $374 million to a maximum of $455 million. At the top end of the range, this would give GoDaddy a market value of $2.87 billion. But… Read More

Top Biotech Stocks to Watch in 2015: What’s Trending in 2015

By Friday, March 27, 2015

Top Biotech Stocks to watchIn searching for the top biotech stocks to watch in 2015, let’s not forget that many on Wall Street are talking about the group’s sky-high valuations. In fact, since the start of 2012, the NASDAQ Biotechnology index has gained 256%. In the same period, the S&P 500 has only mustered a 65% gain.
With that in mind, it’s important to do proper due diligence on any biotech stocks in 2015…. Read More

Stock Market Vulnerability Showing as We Near 1Q15 Reporting Season

By Friday, March 27, 2015

Stock MarketThe stock market action on Wednesday indicates the high anxiety amongst investors, traders, and institutional money, suggesting it may be vulnerable to some near-term selling.
Stock Market Vulnerable to the Downside
Despite recent record advances by the DOW and the S&P 500, along with the rumors of more gains to come, there was always a sense that the stock market was vulnerable to the downside. The markets seemed to have… Read More

Stocks to Push Higher Following First Fed Rate Increase?

By Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Central bank high interest ratesWith the Federal Reserve green-lighting the stock market’s recent advance, it’s a reminder that equities continue to be guided by central bankers and not economic reality.
Fed’s Accommodative Actions Guarantee Return for Stock Investors?
But this is how it always is in a secondary market (stocks). Share prices reflect the perception of a multitude of forces (the Federal Reserve’s actions included), with earnings growth a secondary issue in recent history,… Read More

Top 5 Marijuana Stocks to Watch in 2015

By Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Marijuana StocksTimes have certainly changed. With marijuana stocks now all the rage, investors have another sector to add to the “sin stock” category. While the idea of investing in marijuana stocks in 2015 may be novel, the pay-off for many medical marijuana stocks has gone up in smoke. Having said that, below are five of the best marijuana stocks to watch in 2015.
Marijuana Stocks Burning Fast… Read More
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Early 1Q15 Earnings Forecast: Decent Bottom Line, Disappointing Sales

By Friday, March 20, 2015

1Q15 Earnings ForecastFirst-quarter earnings season is on the horizon and early reporters, so far, are revealing the same results we got in 4Q14—a decent bottom line, but sales coming up short. So far, my early 1Q15 earnings forecast predicts a boring reporting season.
Oracle Among Companies Keeping Investor Interest with Dividend Boosts
Several important benchmark companies report just before the calendar quarter closes. One such company is Oracle Corporation (ORCL)… Read More

Top 4 Gold Stocks in 2015

By Thursday, March 19, 2015

Top Gold StocksWith gold prices beaten down, now might be a great time to look at undervalued gold stocks.
Gold Prices Under Pressure
After a meteoric rise to $1,923 per ounce, gold prices have come under serious pressure. Currently trading near $1,150 an ounce, gold prices are being held back by “improving” economic indicators, low interest rates, and record stock market levels.
While investors like to strike when the iron is hot,… Read More

Four Top Stock Groups for Your Investment Portfolio in 2015

By Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Investment PortfolioPutting together a portfolio of stocks doesn’t have to be complicated. But a strong adherence to investment risk is useful with an equity market already at a record high.
What to Consider When Establishing Your Core Investing Portfolio
If anything, a substantial price correction would be helpful in terms of creating more attractive opportunities for new money, but building an equity market portfolio doesn’t have to be rushed. It should… Read More

Two Charts Stock Market Investors Should Worry About

By Monday, March 16, 2015

Stock market bearish InvestorThere are two important stock market-related charts investors should be worried about. They will be of the utmost interest to bearish investors.
Bearish Investor Sentiment Plummets
The first chart has to do with the declining number of stock market bears. The best time to buy stocks is when there’s blood on the streets (like in 2008). In other words, the best time to buy a stock, or any other investment… Read More

If the Stock Market Bounces Back, These Blue Chips Will Lead

By Monday, March 16, 2015

Wall Street Bullish on Blue ChipsSimilar to the trading action in the first half of last year, the stock market seemingly continues with its identity crisis. While it’s perfectly reasonable for stocks to sell off on any inkling of a change in monetary policy, what’s interesting about the market bounce-backs is that they’re often led by blue chips.
We saw this last week with the market sell-off after the unemployment numbers. The rebound was with… Read More