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The Long and the Short of It: Big Profits Ahead for These Fintech Plays

Our Garrett Baldwin believes that we're in the early stages of what could be a nasty recession.

Still, not all the news is horrible.

In fact, we have seen technological innovation accelerate, and this impact will change lives and finances for the better long after the virus has faded into history.

Nowhere is this truer than in banking and personal finance.

And with the markets facing another selloff, Garrett wants to prime you for an opportunity to make some money playing one of the most important tech trends of the decade...


The 5 Best High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy in This Bear Market

High-yield dividend stocks typically carry some risk, but the devastating impact of the coronavirus on the economy has upset an otherwise sound strategy.

Many companies that were thriving before the crisis have trimmed or suspended their dividends – including such top names as Disney.

That means income investors are on the hunt for companies least likely to cut payouts as this crisis plays out.

And we've got five top picks to get you started...


Markets Live Recap: Bank Earnings, New York Manufacturing, Safety Stocks, and Gold

Huge declines in year-over-year bank earnings were in focus on Wall Street this morning as some of the heavyweights reported before the opening bell.

The market opened down about 2% and closed near the same levels.

But that certainly isn't the only news you should be taking into account today…

You see, bank earnings have "knock-on effects" that can ripple throughout the economy in a variety of ways.

Here's what our experts – Chris Johnson, Tom Gentile, D.R. Barton, Jr., and Shah Gilani – saw in real time today, April 15