My Highest-Conviction Stock for 2019

Last year was painful for many investors. All the major U.S. indexes were down in 2018, with the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) falling more than 6% for the year. Not all stocks fell victim to the downturn, however, with programmatic advertising specialist The Trade Desk (NASDAQ:TTD)soaring more than 150% — and that may be just the beginning. Even after those impressive […]

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A Big Risk to Intel’s Modem Efforts

Chip giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) won the entirety of Apple‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone modem chip orders for the 2018 iPhone lineup. That victory has driven a dramatic surge in Intel’s cellular modem revenue. The company reported a 131% year-over-year increase in cellular modem revenue for the third quarter of 2018. Apparently, as my colleague Evan Niu recently described, Apple wanted to continue its practice of sourcing cellular modems […]

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GM Lifts Its Guidance, and Investors Shouldn’t Be Surprised

While it hasn’t been immune to the auto industry’s volatility, General Motors (NYSE: GM) has posted consistently strong results over the past few years. However, investors have never given the company much credit for its performance. GM stock seems to trade permanently at a rock-bottom valuation, indicating that investors always believe there is some disaster looming. At an investor-day […]

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3 Stocks the World’s Best Investors Are Buying Right Now

If one were to constantly take the advice of the news, investing would be a terrible activity to take part in. Headlines tend to stir up fear and greed, leading many to commit the cardinal buy-high and sell-low sin. However, the best investors out there know to ignore the news and buy high quality stocks […]

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3 Financial Mistakes People Make When They Retire

Retirement is an exciting time that most people look forward to throughout their working lives. However, many Americans’ retirement is put in jeopardy by common financial mistakes they make once they leave the workforce. And these mistakes can have serious consequences, leading to a loss of savings and forcing people to abandon retirement and return […]

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Canada’s Top 10 Marijuana Growers Could Collectively Produce 3.3 Million Kilograms Annually

The marijuana industry underwent a transformation like never before in 2018. Following nine decades of recreational cannabis prohibition, Canada’s Parliament passed the Cannabis Act, thereby legalizing weed for adult consumption. In one act, marijuana went from being a somewhat taboo topic to a legitimate business model. The big question is, just how big can the Canadian […]

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3 Marijuana Stocks to Watch Now

Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC) just announced that it plans to invest up to $150 million in New York state to target the emerging market for cannabis products derived from hemp, but it’s not the only marijuana company that investors ought to be paying close attention to. Aphria (NYSE: APHA) has just announced a leadership shake-up, CannTrust (NASDAQOTH: CNTTF) has said it plans to list its […]

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Why Are So Many Marijuana Stocks Making This Key Move?

After seeing struggles in 2018, marijuana stocks are back in the limelight. With new legalization efforts taking place and the evolution of the recreational cannabis market in Canada starting to become clearer, interest in top stocks in the industry has returned. So far in 2019, many cannabis stocks have posted big gains that in some cases have […]

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Pot Stock Aphria Takes the First Step to Regaining Investors’ Trust

The marijuana industry had an incredible 2018, with the cannabis movement gaining validity like never before. The pinnacle of that legitimacy was the legalization of recreational weed in Canada this past October. As the first industrialized country in the world to green-light adult-use weed and only the second country overall to allow it (other than Uruguay), […]

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Why Macy’s Is Closing More Stores in 2019

After several years of comparable-store sales declines and falling earnings, Macy’s (NYSE:M)started to get back on track in 2018. For most of the year, the company posted solid comp sales growth and expanded its profit margin. Despite a disappointing performance during the holiday season, Macy’s has clearly made progress toward a turnaround over the past year. Nevertheless, it plans […]

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