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United Parcel Service

How Counting Trucks Can Forecast the Economy

Jamie Dimon started talking about how the economy was heading for a recession last year. Lately, more and more analysts and CEOs are hinting the same. One of the simplest and historically effective methods for analyzing where the economy is headed is offering a similar outlook. You don’t need a PhD or any formal training […]

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Stocks

The Best Black Friday Stocks to Buy Now

Black Friday is almost here.

Normally, shoppers would be preparing to roll out either Thursday evening or early Friday morning for door-busting retail bargains.

But this year is different.

And that changes things for the best Black Friday stocks to buy.

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The best Black Friday stocks to buy now could get a bump from an e-commerce spike this year. Here are the stocks to watch this not-so-normal Thanksgiving.

Technology

Why the Best Electric Vehicle Stock Doesn’t Make Cars

Despite one of the worst years in automotive history, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) shocked everyone by surging 300% higher from its April lows.

This brings their return from IPO up over 7,000%.

They have even surpassed the market cap of Toyota (NYSE:TM), one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world.

Tesla's meteoric rise and the emergence of all-electric competitors like Rivian, Nikola, and Lordstown Motors have investors clamoring to get in early on the next big thing.

But the best electric vehicle stock to buy right now is none of the above.

In fact, this company doesn't even make cars.

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stocks

Markets Live Recap: Our Experts Cover Jobless Claims, Fed Stimulus, and Reveal Their Best Trades

As the market continues teetering back and forth, our experts – Chris Johnson, Tom Gentile, D.R. Barton, Jr., and Shah Gilani – are live streaming what they're seeing in real time to give you actionable steps you can take to protect your portfolio and make money now.

They're doing it every day the markets are open.

And the best part is, you can act on their recommendations before most market participants catch on.

Here's what they covered in their live streams segments today, April 9...

Stocks

Our Top Dividend Stock Won't Trade for Under $30 for Long

Markets have roared since the Federal Reserve initiated three rate cuts in a row in the final months of 2019.

Great for growth investors, not so much for savers.

And it looks like the Fed might want to keep interest rates lower for longer.

In times like these, many investors look to the top dividend stocks for safety.

Today, we break down the biggest dividend news.

We'll also discuss a new dividend stock on our radar that is now a screaming "Buy."

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Dow Jones

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Flat Today, Thanks to Brexit

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is flat today as Brexit and the trade war create uncertainty in the global economy.

The Dow projected its first downturn in five days as investors continue to cheer speculation that the United States and China will work on a trade deal in October.

Things also continue to devolve in Britain after Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to gain support in the Parliament for a snap election.

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Market Correction

This Standoff Could Paralyze the U.S. Economy

Mark your calendar: Economic recovery will likely stop in its tracks on Aug. 1, 2018.

And you can blame what we'll call a "gray swan event" (stick with me) that's looming right in front of us…

This could get ugly – the retail sector could be further damaged, while consumer goods and even some of the mighty FANGs might take a beating.

What's more, there'd be a pretty significant disruption in everyday Americans' lives.

On top of it all, no one is talking about this correctly. Not Barron's, not The Wall Street Journal, not Forbes, not CNBC, not FOX.

And so millions of Americans, millions of investors among them, are set to be caught completely off guard at a time when barely a month remains to prepare.

Don't be one of them...