Investment Advice

Should I Buy Cisco Stock?

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Cisco stock price movements were muted today (Thursday) on an earnings beat, but while Wall Street trading activity remains subdued on the data networking giant, this earnings season is going to be a pivotal time for the company.

That’s because it’s the last earnings season the veritable face of Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) for 20 years, John Chambers, will preside over his networking empire before handing the job off to Chuck Robbins in July.

Here’s what you need to know before you buy Cisco stock…

DJIA Futures Up 67 Points Today Ahead of Fed Speeches

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DJIA futures for Monday, May 4, forecasted a 56-point increase over Friday's close.

On Friday, markets jumped more than 183 points on news that monthly consumer sentiment increased. U.S. automotive vehicle sales in April were higher than expected for manufacturers like General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F).

Here's everything else investors need to know about the stock market today...

Earn 6% When Others Are Losing Money

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We're living in crazy economic times.

The race to debase and stimulate has taken us into uncharted financial waters.

Zero interest rate policies (ZIRP) are being replaced with negative interest rate policies (NIRP).

It's an upside-down banking environment that presents some serious challenges.

But investors who are willing to get just a little creative can profit nicely, even as others lose money that just sits there.

And, even better, the shares are trading at an 8% discount now...

Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Targets at $91 on Whopping Instagram Valuation

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Analysts just reiterated their 12-month price target for Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) at $91. That's a near 12% increase from where FB stock trades today.

The target is in a large part thanks to Facebook's photo sharing arm, Instagram, which is presently worth a whopping $33 billion, according to industry experts.

Here's an in-depth look at the immense value Instagram now brings to Facebook and to FB stock...

CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI) Stock Is Our Oversold Pick of the Week

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Money Morning's oversold stock pick of the week is agricultural and construction equipment maker CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI).

Sometimes stocks get beaten down unfairly - but they're actually a great value. The share-price dip then gives investors an amazing entry point into a good long-term investment.

But Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald thinks CNHI stock stands to benefit from two "unstoppable trends," technology and demographics.

The fortunes for CNHI Industrial stock are about to reverse...

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