Stocks to sell

Roughly a month-and-a-half ago, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made headlines around the world when it became the first $1 trillion company. Not only that, Apple stock has continued to impress Wall Street, gaining over 34% year-to-date. Who says that what goes up must come down? Still, many investors are understandably leery about diving into such astounding momentum.
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Although global economic activity has improved throughout 2018, shares of industrial giant 3M (NYSE:MMM) have actually struggled. So far this year, 3M stock is down about 12%, versus an 8% gain for the S&P 500, with the weakness due largely to valuation worries and concerns regarding a forthcoming global economic slowdown. 3M stock took another leg
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When the concept first materialized, autonomous vehicles were strictly limited to science fiction. As technology shifted from merely processing data into independently analyzing it, the driverless industry became science fact. Naturally, investment analysts pushed self-driving car stocks as the next big thing. Now, autonomous vehicles may risk going full circle. A recent article from The
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There’s no better way to look dumb in this market than to try to call an end to a rally based on valuation. And so there’s a case to simply hold onto Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU), even with ROKU stock up almost 150% since early April. After all, there’s a fantastic story here, as I’ve repeatedly argued, most
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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) saw its stock price fall over 2.4% again on Wednesday as the social media company continues to suffer amid user growth worries and growing concerns about government intervention. So what should investors do with Facebook stock as it sinks toward its late-March and early-April lows? What’s Going On With Facebook Stock? Last week,
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If 2017 was the year of Chinese investments, 2018 appears their comeuppance. On Tuesday, Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) became one of the markets’ worst performers, with its shares sinking more than 13%. Since its January opener, Yum China stock has given up more than 18% in equity value. What accounted for the steep loss? As InvestorPlace
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Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA,VIAB) unquestionably is cheap. The B shares of Viacom stock trade at barely seven times 2018 consensus EPS estimates. VIAB stock also has an attractive 2.76% dividend yield. But the question is whether it’s cheap enough – and I’m still skeptical about that. In February, with VIAB stock at $34, I argued that investors
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The removal of Les Moonves as CEO of CBS (NYSE:CBS) over sexual harassment is a big story today. But Moonves’ failures as CEO weren’t all sexual, and that should be a bigger story. Consider. Moonves had been CEO of CBS since 2003, when it was still part of Viacom (NYSE:VIAB). The two companies were split in
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U.S. equities have rebounded higher on Tuesday, trying to recover from five straight losses amid ongoing pressure from trade war fears. The latest is that China has asked the World Trade Organization to get involved with its spat with the United States, looking for sanctions on $8.4 billion worth of exports. This is the latest
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The blockchain is one of the most powerful innovations of the last several decades. Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ:RIOT), however, is nearly an unmitigated disaster. I say nearly because it does have a small amount of redeeming value. But for most investors, RIOT stock is way more trouble than it’s worth. Let’s first consider the obvious. Right
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U.S. equities are back in negative territory on Monday after suffering four straight days of losses during last week’s holiday-shortened run. Technology stocks are trying to rally, but they are being thwarted by ongoing trade concerns with China as President Trump has threatened a third round of tariffs on nearly $300 billion worth of imports,
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