Stocks to buy

Stocks that are cheaper aren’t necessarily cheap. Sometimes, oversold stocks aren’t necessarily the best stocks to buy. Sometimes, fallen angel stocks have fallen for good reason. But in the broad market selloff in the fourth quarter, it does look like investors dumped some good names. Housing and construction stocks, for instance, seem to be pricing
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The one huge knock against Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock is valuation. AMZN has all the growth in the world. But its profits are lagging, so the price-earnings multiple of Amazon stock is huge. There’s no arguing against that. It’s a fact. On a forward price-earnings basis, AMZN stock trades at over 60 times its forward earnings.
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The market struggled for gains on Monday, Jan. 14, but one stock that strongly bucked the broader market trend was Lululemon (NASDAQ:LULU). The athletic apparel company provided a positive update on fourth-quarter numbers following a strong holiday season. Management lifted their fourth-quarter comparable sales growth, revenue and profit guides. Lululemon stock jumped nearly 10% in
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With the markets in wild gyrations, investors are turning to defensive stocks. That’s with good reason. After years of tech and other aggressive growth companies dominating, there’s a sense that the tide is turning. With that in mind, what better place would there be to go hunting now than in telecom stocks? Telecom stocks are
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Preliminary 2018 holiday retail sales reports were pretty good. Widely followed reports from Mastercard and Adobe both pegged the 2018 holiday season as being a record one, powered by healthy labor conditions, rising wages, strong credit and continuing red-hot growth in the digital segment. As a result, retail stocks rebounded in a big way at the
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U.S. equities are taking a bit of a breather on Friday from their recent upward trajectory, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting a bit of resistance near the 24,000 level. The Russell 2000, for its part, is pausing just below its 50-day moving average. The bulls have earned a rest after an impressive surge
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Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock has had quite tough go in 2018. By the end of the year it was off more than 40%. But don’t shed too many tears for long-term investors in the leading graphics chipmaker — in the past three years, the stock has managed to eke out a mere 340%. This is one thing
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Retail giant Target (NYSE:TGT) didn’t disappoint investors in its highly anticipated holiday numbers report on Thursday. With results that largely surpassed expectations, TGT stock initially popped. Then, retailing peers Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) and Macy’s (NYSE:M) reported much-softer holiday numbers, implying that not all was well this holiday season. Recession and consumer spending fears were reignited. Everyone forgot
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Social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) had a rough 2018, as it was hit by data-privacy scandals, regulation crackdowns, slowing revenue growth, compressing margins, plenty of bad press, and a falling stock. But FB still owns the four most-widely-used-internet properties in the world. Each of them has over a billion users, and only two are being monetized
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