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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…

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…

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), the Chinese e-commerce giant, wants to make it a lot easier for its 400 million users to go shopping. In fact, Alibaba wants to make shopping so easy that you can go to the mall and shop at your favorite store without even…

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,…

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE:HOT) stock gained as much as 8.6% today after the U.S. hotel operator received a rival takeover bid from an investor group led by China’s Anbang Insurance Group, potentially derailing a deal with Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR). Shares of Starwood, which owns…

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…

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…

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…

Analyst: Stock Market Crash Coming A U.S. stock market crash may be coming this year, as a rapid decline in China’s foreign reserves will cause the Chinese yuan to collapse. At least that’s the word from noted perma-bear, Albert Edwards, global strategist at Societe General. “A renminbi devaluation…

A study from 2010 found that the majority of Americans were more afraid of outliving their retirement savings than they were of dying. What’s happened since then? Americans have witnessed a spectacular bull run, so we must be more prepared for retirement right? Not really. Most of us…

3 Top Penny Stock Picks No other investment offers the potential for triple-digit gains quite like penny stocks. Traditional investors usually steer clear of penny stocks because of the perceived high risks. But the recent market fluctuations on the back of the Chinese stock market crash have blurred…

Penny Stocks Bucking the Broader Markets It’s tough to tout three winning penny stocks for 2016 when mid- and large-cap stocks have struggled in 2015. In 2016, nervous investors may want to consider penny stocks that have been quietly gaining steam over the last year or two. Three…

These Are My Top Dividend Stocks for 2016 My list of top 10 dividend stocks for 2016 isn’t just an example of types of stocks those investors seeking income should look at. These kinds of stocks are a necessity for a slow-growth world. Investment risk is going up.…