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For the past several months, chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) has taken complete control of the semiconductor narrative. Specifically, the story floating around markets was that AMD was rapidly stealing market share from Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) due to Intel’s 10nm chip production delays. As a consequence of that narrative, AMD stock has been red hot and
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Last year, Goldman Sachs report told investors that the best sectors to invest in right now are tech stocks and financial. The same holds true in the fourth quarter of 2018. This year, the tech sector is one of the strongest sectors in the market, with information technology stocks gaining a cumulative 17.9% year-to-date. Strategist
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high Wednesday after the ISM services activity report hit its highest reading in the 21-year history of the data. All four components rose in September as the U.S. economy goes from strength to strength. The employment sub-component hit a record high as well, backed up by a big jump
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How will the Donald Trump administration’s continued efforts to overhaul the tax code affect healthcare companies in coming years? If the Republicans fare badly at the ballot box this November, would it put the brakes on the Trump agenda? And what happens in 2020 when potentially a left-wing candidate could try to nationalize much of
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Semiconductor stocks have been on fire. Thanks to the widespread proliferation of technology, demand for chips and various semiconductor equipment has burgeoned to unprecedented highs over the past several years. As that demand has boomed, semiconductors have boomed, too. Over the past three years, the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (NYSEARCA:SMH) is up 120%. By comparison,
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On the same day that up-and-coming auto company Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported record third-quarter production and delivery numbers that included a 100%-plus sequential surge in delivery volume, traditional auto giant Ford (NYSE:F) reported an 11% year-over-year drop in U.S. sales. Coincidence? I think not. There is clearly a changing of the guard unfolding in the auto
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For decades, investors regarded airline stocks as a poor investment. Forty years ago, the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 turned airlines from a highly-regulated oligopoly to a competitive industry. While this brought air travel to the masses, it also turned airline stocks into losing investments. Iconic airlines such as Pan Am, Eastern, and TWA ultimately
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Despite all the pundit noise and hate, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is still a wonderful place to find great stocks and big-time dividends. The thirty Dow Jones Stocks are still powerhouses in their respective fields and feature enviable moats, large cash flows and big-time profits. With Dow Jones Stocks, you really are getting the
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Editor’s note: This column is part of our Best Stocks for 2018 contest. Charles Payne’s pick for the contest is Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) continues to sizzle — up over 15% and doubling the S&P 500’s performance since my last update. For those who don’t know the company, it is the world’s leading producer of concentrated phosphate and
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U.S. equities are moving powerfully higher on Monday, with the major large-cap indices testing recent record highs, after the United States reached a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Effectively “NAFTA 2.0”, the deal, which carries the moniker USMCA, will solve deficiencies in the original NAFTA deal and open new markets for U.S. farmers
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