Our experts' most recent recommendations for the best stocks to buy tap into some of the hottest sectors on the market today.From the $160 cloud computing industry, to the $2.57 billion cannabis market boom, to one of Warren Buffett's favorite sectors, these clever picks are the latest, best ways to juice up your portfolio...
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Hot Stocks to Watch: FFCO, WAVX Among Today's Biggest Gainers
Earnings were in focus Tuesday, with a duo of blue chip companies reporting before the open and a pair of tech giants on tap after the close.
The three major benchmarks had slipped into the red just before noon, but a number of companies are moving higher on analysts' actions, company news, earnings, and M&A chatter.Get our list of 12 hot stocks that are on the move Tuesday, and find out what's behind their gains.
This Great Profit Play Has Another Catalyst Coming
The great thing for investors is that by owning stock in the parent company, they generally get shares in the spin-off automatically as special dividends, often tax-free.
The spin-off company, Pivotal, marks its one-year anniversary this month as it continues to gain traction in the Internet realm.And that means this stock is getting a lot of traction too.
- Hot Stocks to Watch: ALKS, EQOL Among Today's Biggest Gainers All three benchmarks are up in intraday trading today, and these 12 hot stocks are surging on company developments, earnings, and industry news. Here are 12 hot stocks to watch...
Best Stocks to Buy Roundup: A Digital Payment Stock "That's Ready to Run"
Best stocks to buy for the week ending April 4, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 159.84 points on Friday to finish at 16,412.71, marking a 0.55% rise over the week. The Nasdaq fell 110.01 points finish at 4,127.73, losing 0.67% over the week. The S&P 500 lost 23.67 points on Friday to close at 1,865.10, but was up 0.4% for the week.
Money Morning keeps readers current on the best stocks to buy now, and last week, opportunities in a few surging sectors - like biotech and energy - caught our experts' eyes.Here's where they found the latest, best ways to capture gains.
Hot Stocks Today: AMRS, RGDX, TEDU Soar 20%
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 reached new records early Thursday, a day after the S&P 500 logged its eighth record high of the year. But by midday, the gains had faded.
Investors remain guarded ahead of Friday's closely watched jobs report, typically a big event for markets. Nonetheless, plenty of stocks were moving higher on corporate news, earnings, and analysts' actions.These 12 hot stocks from moving higher. Here’s what’s behind the gains.
MannKind Corp. (Nasdaq: MNKD) Stock Doubles on Drug News – Can Gains Continue?
MannKind Corp. (Nasdaq: MNKD) stock doubled Wednesday after its inhaled diabetes treatment, Afrezza, was recommended for approval by a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee.
In a unanimous 14 to 0 thumbs-up, the group voted Afrezza should be approved for type 2 diabetes, the more common form of the blood sugar disease. In a near-united nod, the group voted 13 to 1 in favor of Afrezza's approval for type 1 diabetes.Here’s what investors need to know…
Hot Stocks to Watch: Today's Biggest Gainers
U.S. markets today (Tuesday) were headed toward another session of gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq were up more than 40 points by 1:30 p.m., and the S&P 500 was up about 6 points.
Investors remain cautious ahead of Friday's closely watched jobs report. Nonetheless, plenty of equities were moving higher on analysts' actions, company news, and earnings.Here are 12 of Tuesday's hot stocks to watch.
- Best Stocks to Buy Now: "Buy on the Cannons, Sell on the Trumpets" Our best stocks to buy now weekly roundup includes a contrarian tech stock pick from Russia, a marijuana stock that’s avoided hype, and more. Here's what you need to know about this week's market movers...
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) Stock Up 10% on News of Split
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) stock was boosted nearly 10% to a 52-week high of $75.68 intraday Thursday after the healthcare giant announced it's splitting into two separate companies.
The two new entities will include one focused on developing and marketing biopharmaceuticals and one concentrated on medical products. The split, expected to be completed by mid-2015, will be a tax-free distribution to Baxter shareholders.To find out more about these two stocks, click here...
Why Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG) Stock Is Tumbling Today After 49% Leap
The roller-coaster ride in Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG) stock continues....
Shares of the fuel cell system provider surged 49.03% to $8.48 Tuesday on extremely heavy volume of 137.02 million shares. Sending the stock soaring was a MarketWatch piece noting the company's chief executive officer disclosed he was set to announce a major deal in the next few weeks.
"We signed an additional order in North American with a global automaker," MarketWatch reported PLUG CEO Andy Marsh said in a telephone interview Tuesday.Here's what is next for Plug Power (Nasdaq: PLUG)...
Best Stocks to Buy Now Weekly Roundup: The Ripest Picks This Bull Has to Offer
Best stocks to buy for the week ending March 21, 2014: Stock futures ended last week on a bullish note despite ongoing tensions in Ukraine, where Russia continues to trade sanctions with the West.Read more...
Hot Stocks to Watch: Today's Biggest Gainers
U.S. stocks jumped right out of the gate Tuesday, hoping to break a two-day losing streak - and this makes for a long list of hot stocks to watch today. All three major benchmarks were comfortably in the green in morning trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 110 points just minutes after the opening bell.
There were plenty of stocks moving sharply higher on company news, industry developments, analysts' actions, and earnings.Following are 12 of Tuesday's hot stocks to watch...
Stocks to Buy Now: Smart Technologies (Nasdaq: SMT) Gets an 18% Bump, with More to Come
One of the best stocks to buy now comes from Canada's tech industry - and this week it gave us a preview of its potential.To continue reading, please click here...
The Biggest "Buy" Signal We've Seen
We've said it over in Private Briefing many times: There are many reasons insiders sell shares of their company, but there's really only one reason they buy.
They believe their company's share price is headed higher - much higher.
And Eric M. DeMarco, CEO of high-level contractor Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (Nasdaq: KTOS), just bought 10,000 shares of his own stock.
The transaction took place Monday at $7.17 a share. Kratos zoomed nearly 9.2% yesterday to close at $7.74.
"BP, insiders are the ultimate arbiters of the future market value of a company," Money Map Press Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald told me yesterday. "They enjoy the benefit of having the full purview of their company's future sales, future contracts, and future profits. They know what's coming down the pike." Full Story Read More...
Hot Stocks to Watch Today
Stocks rallied for a second consecutive day Tuesday, with the S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than half a percentage point and the Nasdaq up 1.25% in intraday trading.
The second 2014 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting kicked off this morning, the first to be led by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, and markets will be listening closely for any clues regarding possible changes to the Fed's guidance on interest rates.To continue reading, please click here...