With earnings season here, what's lost in the "oohing and aahing" over the incoming results is a reasoned look at what's influencing the dollar's move and, more importantly, the effect it will have on our wallets, if not today, certainly down the road.
Stocks to Buy Now
Earnings and corporate reports are a long game, and that game is in the early innings. Investors need to understand the reasons behind the strength in the dollar, why it is likely to persist, and how we need to prepare...
Your team of experts here at Money Morning bring you the best stocks to invest in now in every sector, every day. Each week, we round up all our recent picks in one concise list.
Last week's picks include a corporate spin-off that lets you profit from the lucrative payments industry, an iconic blue chip tech stock that's currently trading at a discount, and much more.
Recently, some new neighbors moved in just down the street, and with new neighbors come changes.
The most apparent changes always happen outside of the house, and within a few months the house transformed as a pool, a patio, and even a sunroom became (welcome) additions. Indeed, so much changed that the neighbors around us started to talk.
You see, most people don't like change - but I welcome it.
Indeed, as traders, we actually need change in order to find a potential to profit.
If you're wondering what stocks to buy today, you've come to the right place.
Every day our experts deliver the best stocks to buy across a range of sectors. Then each week we collect the latest recommendations in one roundup, in case you missed any.
Not all U.S. companies have been hurt by the dollar's year-long rally. Companies that share one key trait - let's call them strong-dollar stocks - are thriving.
Many multinational companies have seen the strong U.S. dollar eat into their earnings over the past few quarters. But we'll hear a different story from the strong-dollar stocks. This group of companies has little or no exposure to foreign markets.
And the factors feeding the strong dollar won't change any time soon.
Money Morning’s Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald first told his readers about the incredible profit opportunity in the human augmentation market in October 2014.
Since then, it has provided some of the fastest-growing stocks on the market. And Fitz-Gerald sees the run continuing for years.
“No matter how many times I review the data or I rearrange the puzzle, this is THE trend of the next decade,” Fitz-Gerald said.
The biotech industry is offering some of the best cheap stocks to invest in now.
You see, biotech stocks have faltered in the last two weeks. Since March 20, the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index has dipped nearly 7%.
The stock market has been extremely volatile in 2015.
From Jan. 22 to Jan. 30, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 4.1%. Over the next month, it climbed 6.5% through March 2. The DJIA dropped another 3.8% by April 1.
That's why it's a good time to look at the best blue-chip stocks to buy today.
The stock market will reopen Monday after a three-day break. So grab a pen and get ready to add these picks to your list of stocks to buy tomorrow.
Every day, our Money Morning experts deliver the best stocks to buy across a range of sectors. Then each week we collect the latest recommendations in one roundup, in case you missed any.
Last week on our roundup of the 2015 top stocks to invest in, we highlighted biotech stocks for their explosive growth in 2015 and their continued potential.
And while biotech stocks got creamed this past week. They're still among the best investments for 2015.
Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now: For the past three months, oil prices have hovered at their lowest levels since the financial crisis.
But they're are headed higher this year - and there are still plenty of profitable gems in the oil sector.
Blue-chip stocks are typically sector leaders boasting market caps in the billions. Many also pay attractive dividends. The combination of growth, value, and dividend income continues to draw investors to blue chips.
A key argument for remaining in blue-chip, dividend-paying stocks has shifted from their value solely as an income-producing investment to their potential for future dividend growth.
One of the key parts of a successful wealth-building strategy is finding the best long-term stocks and holding them for years.
Solid long-term stocks let you collect gains steadily for five, 10, or 20 years while you focus on finding other investments and opportunities. You can check in with them every quarter and see if anything has changed or adjust your holdings if your investment priorities are different. But for the most part, they are low maintenance, low risk, and high reward.
Now, we've picked three of the best long-term stocks on the market today. Each of these three stocks are leaders in their respective industries. They also have solid balance sheets and growth projections.
One just saw its revenue jump 40% in the most recent quarter. Another has annual revenue of $226 billion with gross profit margins near 40%. The third expects its industry to fill $5.2 trillion worth of orders in the next two decades.
Each week, our Money Morning experts recommend which stocks to buy across a range of sectors.
Last week, Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson found a biotech stock at the forefront of a burgeoning $53 billion market.
The U.S. dollar is the strongest it's been in a decade.
It can be good and bad for U.S. stock markets - depending on the company.