When considering how to invest in stocks in today's markets, "buy and hold" doesn't work anymore. The investor of today needs to be nimble, open-minded, aware of their risk tolerances, and goals; aggressive and defensive as the situation demands.
AAPL stock kicked off its first day of trading as part of the Dow Jones on Thursday, March 19th. There's one question on investors' minds – will the inclusion help or hurt the most valuable tech company in the world?
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.
The human augmentation market will be worth billions of dollars by 2020. It's growing at a rate of 43.52% a year. And some of our readers are already cashing in.
One of our favorite human augmentation stocks has returned 25% since it was first recommended last fall.
If you’re watching the headlines, you know that the Nasdaq Composite Index – the bellwether for the tech sector – has reached the 5,000 level for the first time in 15 years.
That’s prompting a few so-called “experts” to say tech stocks are in “bubble” territory.
Our best stocks to invest in for 2015 are seeing a lot of big gainers.
But there’s something particularly exciting about Avago Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: AVGO). This Singapore-based chipmaker supplies chips that help speed up processing in cloud data centers.
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.
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.
You may be wondering, "When should I buy Google stock?" - especially with all the excitement surrounding its new mobile deal.
Reports that came out yesterday (Wednesday) revealed that Google is planning to team up with Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile U.S. Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) to provide wireless service plans, challenging incumbent carriers like Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T).
Money Morning's Defense and Tech Specialist Michael Robinson just told readers about one of the best tech stocks to buy now - and it's actually the second time he's recommending the stock. That's how good the potential is.
Robinson first told his readers about this tech stock in July 2013. At the time, it had a share price of just $23.87.
Today, the stock opened at $36.56. That's a 53% gain in just 18 months.
Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock was up big today on an earnings boost.
But while Netflix earnings were mostly positive, this company is not the good bet it appears to be.
Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani has several reasons why he's not sold on Netflix stock.
Stock simulators are great tools to help both novices and pros hone their trading knowledge. Some even let you trade options.
Virtual trading forums have surged in popularity over the past few years. And online users can compete with one another to earn bragging rights on best portfolio.
Tech IPOs in 2015: Wall Street is coming off a great year of initial public offerings. There were the most IPOs in 2014 since the height of the dot-com era in 2000.
Renaissance Capital, a manager of IPO-focused ETFs, reported 275 stock launches last year. That's a 23% increase from 2013. Last year's record number of IPOs also lent a huge hand 2014's bull market.
But it won't stop there. The tech sector should continue to dominate the 2015 IPO landscape. That's why we're keeping an eye on the biggest tech IPOs in 2015.
We may still be in a bull market, but the ground is becoming more fertile for short selling.
At some point, the market is going to catch on as to why the markets have been surging so high for so long - years of money-printing by the world's central banks. That means now is a great time to look for short selling candidates.
Good Morning! Stock market futures today (Tuesday) forecast a 90-point increase for the Dow Jones from Friday's close.
What to Watch Today: Investors will watch Wall Street earnings reports and investor confidence ahead of a major meeting by members of the European Central Bank later this week. Investors will also keep a close eye on tonight's State of the Union Address.