Month: October 2018

Sometimes, CNBC’s Jim Cramer wishes FANG, the acronym he uses to talk about the stocks of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, now Alphabet, had never been created. “I never thought I’d say this, but I rue the day we created this silly thing,” the “Mad Money” host said one day after Facebook’s third-quarter earnings report.
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U.S. equities are surging higher thanks to a sharp rebound in large-cap tech stocks. Much of this comeback in the tech space can be placed on the post-earnings move in Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). But on a technical basis, a rebound was overdue for other tech stocks, with indicators such as the S&P 500’s Bullish Percent Index
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Dividend growth stocks have obvious appeal. After all, dividend investing is based on buying and holding a stock for the payouts. So if a company can consistently increase its distributions to investors over time, all the better. Unlike traditional growth investing, where you depend on a stock increasing in value based on profits or sales trends,
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U.S. equities remained volatile on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite struggling to stay in positive territory, as investors remained shell shocked and nervous amid various cross currents. From higher interest rates, to worries about the sustainability of 20%+ earnings growth and, of course, the specter of ongoing policy tightening from the Federal Reserve. Amid all
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Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), a giant within the $400 billion semiconductor industry, has had a difficult second half in 2018. But as Wall Street gets ready to look beyond the U.S. mid-term elections, long-term investors may consider adding Intel stock to their portfolio. Here’s why. Amid the broader market volatility and selloff, especially since mid-October, INTC has
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It’s a different market than it was at the beginning of 2018. Volatility has returned, even if it remains modest relative to historical levels. Stocks to buy, like Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) and Walmart (NYSE:WMT), among others, have seen precipitous share price declines after record highs. What’s more, we’ve seen the first trillion-dollar company in Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). It’s
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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) bears have prophecized the end of the Facebook ecosystem for a while now. Over the past few months, they’ve been right — Facebook stock has shed 30% since mid-July on slowing revenue growth, user churn and regulation concerns. But Facebook’s third-quarter numbers, which hit the tape after the bell on Tuesday, refuted the
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The stock market is “not out of the woods” despite Tuesday’s positive trading session, CNBC’s Jim Cramer and technician Bob Lang warned investors as stocks pared their monthly losses. Lang, the founder of ExplosiveOptions.net, author of “Know Your Options” and part of the Trifecta Stocks newsletter team at TheStreet.com, said that the charts of several
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