Latest Articles in Stocks

  • 3 Suppliers Set to Benefit from Apple Inc.'s 2018 iPhones
    on February 19, 2018 at 8:06 pm

    In a recent column I highlighted three Apple NASDAQ AAPL suppliers that look set to lose when Apple introduces its next generation iPhone models later this year Here I d like to go over three Apple suppliers that are set to benefit from that upcoming product launc […]

  • Shopify Stock Briefly Tumbled on 71% Revenue Growth
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    In this episode of MarketFoolery host Chris Hill and Motley Fool Hidden Gems analyst Abi Malin discuss 160 the market s biggest headlines TripAdvisor s NASDAQ TRIP earnings report sent the stock higher but the company still has a few questions to answer […]

  • 3 Ways to Make Sure You Don't Run Out of Money in Retirement
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    One of the biggest fears among workers aged 55 and older is running out of money in retirement Considering about half of those workers don t have much in the way of retirement savings they absolutely should be concerned their meager nest eggs won t last It s hard to live off […]

  • Disney World's Worst Park Will Be Its Best by the End of Next Year
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    The reinforcements are coming to Disney s NYSE DIS 160 least visited Florida theme park Toy Story Land Star Wars Galaxy s Edge and Mickey and Minnie s Runaway Railway will reshape the guest experience at Disney s Hollywood Studios and we now know that they will a […]

  • These 3 Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    The cup runneth over for income investors Yet again last week was yet another five working days full of dividend raises by my count 40 issuers raised their payouts during the period I pick a maximum of three for these weekly reviews and for this installment it wasn t easy […]

  • What's in Store for PPL Corp (PPL) This Earnings Season?
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    PPL Corporation PPL is set to report fourth quarter 2017 results on Feb 22 before the market opens In the third quarter the utility company delivered a positive earnings surprise of 5 66 Let s see how things are shaping up prior to the upcoming results Factors to Consider […]

  • 3D Systems Earnings Preview: What to Watch
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    3D Systems NYSE DDD 160 is slated to report its fourth quarter and full year 2017 earnings after the market close on Wednesday Feb 28 Prime rival Stratasys is on deck to report on the same day though before the market open Shares of 3D Systems are up 17 5 so far in […]

  • Frontier Airlines Keeps Flying Its Own Route
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    Over the past few years U S ultra low cost carrier Frontier Airlines has tried to carve out a new niche for itself by focusing on less than daily service to small and midsize cities This strategy is allowing Frontier to grow rapidly without engaging in too many head to head […]

  • Snap Sees Its Reliance on Google and Amazon As an Advantage
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    Snap NYSE SNAP is probably Google s biggest cloud customer Alphabet NASDAQ GOOG NASDAQ GOOGL announced that it brings in over 1 billion in revenue per quarter from Google Cloud Snap paid it about 10 of that in the fourth quarter It spent 131 million between […]

  • A Foolish Take: How the Dow Has Performed Under Trump
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJINDICES DJI has traded at or near record highs throughout the presidency of Donald Trump That has spurred frequent comments from the White House about the stock market s approval of the administration Historically stocks have often […]

Latest Articles in Investing Ideas

  • Forex: The 3 Things I'm Watching This Week
    on February 19, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    With U.S. markets closed for Presidents Day and most of Asia off for Chinese New Year, it was no surprise to see quiet trading in the FX market. The U.S. dollar, which was hit hard last week rebounded against the Japanese Yen and consolidated against other major currencies. At the start of the NY trading session […]

  • The Earnings Beat: Four Stocks To Watch For the Coming Week
    on February 19, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    Equities closed higher on Friday and maintained their weekly gains ahead of the holiday weekend. Lead by strong tech performances from the FAANGs — Facebook ( FB ), Apple ( AAPL ), Amazon ( AMZN ), Netflix ( NFLX ) and Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ) — the Nasdaq jumped 5.3% for the week, besting the 4.3% gains seen by t […]

  • Ecommerce Outlook: Strong Holiday Season Launches a Great 2018
    on February 17, 2018 at 6:20 am

    Ecommerce i e the most growth oriented part of the retail industry doesn t operate exactly like its brick and mortar counterpart While goods and services do change hands there s a completely different infrastructure involved whether it s the marketplace or logistics or payments system […]

  • The Time I Didn't Talk GE On CNBC
    on February 16, 2018 at 11:21 pm

    The interview that never happened and how this idea could have helped a lot of GE investors Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research Today you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days Click to get this free report General Electric Company GE Fr […]

  • Oversold Conditions For Groupon
    on February 16, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index or RSI which measures momentum on […]

  • Biogen is Now Oversold
    on February 16, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index or RSI which measures momentum on […]

  • WWD Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
    on February 16, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    In trading on Friday shares of Woodward Inc Symbol WWD crossed above their 200 day moving average of 73 52 changing hands as high as 74 20 per share Woodward Inc shares are currently trading up about 1 6 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of WWD shares […]

  • MDXG Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average
    on February 16, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    In trading on Friday shares of MiMedx Group Inc Symbol MDXG crossed below their 200 day moving average of 14 00 changing hands as low as 13 88 per share MiMedx Group Inc shares are currently trading down about 6 2 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of MDXG […]

  • Friday Sector Leaders: Non-Precious Metals & Non-Metallic Mining, Waste Management Stocks
    on February 16, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    In trading on Friday non precious metals amp non metallic mining shares were relative leaders up on the day by about 2 8 Leading the group were shares of United States Steel Corp X up about 16 3 and shares of AK Steel Holding Corp AKS up about 16 2 on the day […]

  • Friday Sector Laggards: Precious Metals, Metals & Mining Stocks
    on February 16, 2018 at 10:21 pm

    In trading on Friday precious metals shares were relative laggards down on the day by about 2 5 Helping drag down the group were shares of Yamana Gold AUY off about 10 and shares of Vista Gold Corp VGZ down about 8 5 on the day Also lagging the market Friday are metals […]

Investing in Stocks

  • 3 Suppliers Set to Benefit from Apple Inc.'s 2018 iPhones
    on February 19, 2018 at 8:06 pm

    In a recent column I highlighted three Apple NASDAQ AAPL suppliers that look set to lose when Apple introduces its next generation iPhone models later this year Here I d like to go over three Apple suppliers that are set to benefit from that upcoming product launc […]

  • Shopify Stock Briefly Tumbled on 71% Revenue Growth
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    In this episode of MarketFoolery host Chris Hill and Motley Fool Hidden Gems analyst Abi Malin discuss 160 the market s biggest headlines TripAdvisor s NASDAQ TRIP earnings report sent the stock higher but the company still has a few questions to answer […]

  • 3 Ways to Make Sure You Don't Run Out of Money in Retirement
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    One of the biggest fears among workers aged 55 and older is running out of money in retirement Considering about half of those workers don t have much in the way of retirement savings they absolutely should be concerned their meager nest eggs won t last It s hard to live off […]

  • Disney World's Worst Park Will Be Its Best by the End of Next Year
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    The reinforcements are coming to Disney s NYSE DIS 160 least visited Florida theme park Toy Story Land Star Wars Galaxy s Edge and Mickey and Minnie s Runaway Railway will reshape the guest experience at Disney s Hollywood Studios and we now know that they will a […]

  • These 3 Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    The cup runneth over for income investors Yet again last week was yet another five working days full of dividend raises by my count 40 issuers raised their payouts during the period I pick a maximum of three for these weekly reviews and for this installment it wasn t easy […]

  • What's in Store for PPL Corp (PPL) This Earnings Season?
    on February 19, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    PPL Corporation PPL is set to report fourth quarter 2017 results on Feb 22 before the market opens In the third quarter the utility company delivered a positive earnings surprise of 5 66 Let s see how things are shaping up prior to the upcoming results Factors to Consider […]

  • 3D Systems Earnings Preview: What to Watch
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    3D Systems NYSE DDD 160 is slated to report its fourth quarter and full year 2017 earnings after the market close on Wednesday Feb 28 Prime rival Stratasys is on deck to report on the same day though before the market open Shares of 3D Systems are up 17 5 so far in […]

  • Frontier Airlines Keeps Flying Its Own Route
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    Over the past few years U S ultra low cost carrier Frontier Airlines has tried to carve out a new niche for itself by focusing on less than daily service to small and midsize cities This strategy is allowing Frontier to grow rapidly without engaging in too many head to head […]

  • Snap Sees Its Reliance on Google and Amazon As an Advantage
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    Snap NYSE SNAP is probably Google s biggest cloud customer Alphabet NASDAQ GOOG NASDAQ GOOGL announced that it brings in over 1 billion in revenue per quarter from Google Cloud Snap paid it about 10 of that in the fourth quarter It spent 131 million between […]

  • A Foolish Take: How the Dow Has Performed Under Trump
    on February 19, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJINDICES DJI has traded at or near record highs throughout the presidency of Donald Trump That has spurred frequent comments from the White House about the stock market s approval of the administration Historically stocks have often […]

Basics of Investing

  • Why Aren't Millennials Investing, and Why They Should Be
    on February 13, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    By  Douglas A. Boneparth, CFP®, AIF®, MBA A number of recent statistics indicate Millennials are not investing in the stock market. One study reveals that  60% of Millennials  aren’t investing; another shows the number is as high as  80% . Either way, the number is too high, and it means a large portion of t […]

  • Stock Market: Understanding And Dealing With Volatility
    on February 13, 2018 at 3:24 pm

    The last couple of weeks in the stock market came as a big surprise to many, and as such have been somewhat scary. Four digit drops in the Dow are numerically historical, but in percentage terms nowhere near the records but a week like last week, with big swings in both directions, felt like a disaster even thoug […]

  • 3 Money Tips To Survive the Stock Market's Wild Ride
    on February 9, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    This content is made possible by our sponsor; the views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc. Stocks’ roller-coaster ride this week is just as much as any market-watcher can stomach. It’s been two years since the last […]

  • The 3 Biggest Money Mistakes Millennials Make
    on February 9, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    By  Herbert Kyles, AWMA® Did you know you’re primed for financial success when you’re in your 20s and 30s? You’re in the best position to build and grow wealth because you have time on your side. Now is when you should start saving and investing a percentage of your income to give your nest egg time to benefit […]

  • Why Women Are Better Investors Than Men
    on February 8, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    By  Gavin DiStasi, CES, CDFA My business partner Jarrett had a long business meeting that he emerged from looking a little worn out. He proclaimed that he no longer wanted to work with male clients, just female ones. We have many male clients at our firm that we enjoy working with. But it is not the first tim […]

  • Prepare Now for the Next Financial Storm
    on February 5, 2018 at 6:46 pm

    By  Christopher Ure Climate scientists have been warning that extreme weather would become more frequent and intense, yet the 2017 hurricane season and this winter still seem like a brutal wake-up call to nature’s extraordinary power. The frightening possibilities turned into realities across large areas of our […]

  • Why You Should Become More Risk Tolerant
    on February 2, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    By  Dan Danford, CFP Although it is not formal research, my experience suggests that people are naturally  risk adverse .  Risk tolerance  starts low and rises over time with experience, education, cultural norms and success. It also cycles up or down with specific circumstances, the economic climate, or a wider […]

  • Why You Need to Start Investing in Your 20s
    on January 23, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    News about the stock market is in the headlines these days. You can't turn on the television, pick up a newspaper or check the daily news on a website without hearing or seeing reports about how the stock market is doing. If you've never invested, all of the names and numbers you're hearing about might seem lik […]

  • How Fed Rate Increases Impact Investors
    on January 10, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    By  Steve Economopoulos, CFP, ChFC, CMT One of the main factors impacting the current market, an omnipotent issue, is the role of the  Federal Reserve Bank  (the Fed) and how it influences the movement of the stock market. There is a relationship between what the Fed does to the  discount rate , and how it […]

  • 3 Basic Rules for New Traders
    on January 3, 2018 at 3:22 pm

    The New Year is a time of change for many people. For investors it is frequently a time when many decide to get more active and devote some of their capital to trading, rather than investing in a more passive manner. However, the sad fact is that by about half way through the year most of those who make that decision […]