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The Easiest Way to Ride the Dow to 30,000

On Feb. 18, a MarketWatch reporter made the case that earnings growth alone during Trump's first term had every chance to propel the Dow Jones Industrial Average to 30,000 and beyond - should the president's promised tax and regulatory reforms make it through.

The analysis created quite a stir on the cable news circuit. Stuart Varney, host of FOX Business' "Varney & Co.," asked our Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani to explain what he thought of the controversial MarketWatch call.

Of course, Shah being Shah, he did a lot better than that. He made his own surprising case for the Dow topping 30,000.

Even better, he told investors who might (understandably) be nervous about getting in at these highs the very best way to confidently and safely jump right in and ride the long, profitable leg up ahead of us...


Boeing Stock: Why President Trump's Tweets Won't Sink This American Icon

In his third Stock Talks video, Money Morning Executive Editor, William Patalon, III, shares the unique story behind Boeing stock.

The Boeing Co. has a proven track record of bouncing back from scandals - and making a whole lot of money for investors.


Just Released: Get the No. 1 Buy for 2017 from the World's Greatest Stock Picker

This addition to our "best investments" list is the latest from our Executive Editor Bill Patalon - a champion stock picker.

This company is the most innovative in its field, and it has a new executive in charge that will keep it an industry leader.


Why GE Stock Is "Massively Overlooked" and You Can't Afford to Ignore It

General Electric has created a revolutionary software that is going to a have huge impact on the world - and investors.

This top stock picker, William Patalon, III, shares with you how to profit from GE stock now.


The 2016 Presidential Election Is Finally Moving Markets, So Do This…

The Fed-obsessed markets have done a good job of ignoring this bizarre, turbulent presidential election cycle, but last week's "October Surprise" and the debate following almost immediately after have actually re-oriented the markets; they're "waking up" to the election and will be increasingly affected by it from now 'till Nov. 8.

So FOX Business' "Varney & Co." invited our Chief Investment Strategist (and frequent FBN commentator) Keith Fitz-Gerald onto the show to tell everyone why this turn in the markets' attention is so important for everyone's money - and why the makeup of Congress makes an outsized impact on investing. At times like these, people can make missteps that can cost them serious money, or have them walking away from upside, so Keith wanted to make sure everyone got the chance to see this interview...

The Fed

When Will the Fed Raise Rates?

The FOMC meeting will conclude today (Wednesday), and the question on every investor's mind is, "When will the Fed raise rates?" According to CME Group's FedWatch Tool, investors believe there is an 18% chance the Fed will raise interest rates today. That is up 3% from yesterday, but 82% still believe the Federal Reserve will […]

Should You Buy a Stock Based on the Politics of Its CEO?

Should you buy a stock based on the politics of its CEO?


Why Apple Stock Is a Buy Despite That $14.5 Billion Tax Bill

While the news that the European Union was seeking a $14.5 billion tax payment looked like trouble for Apple stock, it didn't turn out that way.

Although AAPL stock fell about 2% in pre-market trading, it soon reversed course.


This Policy Will Beat Down U.S. Profits

The new rules from the U.S. Treasury and Congress on tax inversions will hurt U.S. corporate profits.

The Allergan/Pfizer deal makes these problems clear.


Dark Money Part 1: The Rise of Super PACs

Super PACs and dark money organizations have incredible sway over American election cycles. But it wasn't always that way.


Dark Money Part 2: The Karl Rove Machination

Dark money nonprofits have incredible sway over American election cycles. They're hard to trace, and donors can give to them confidentially.


Why Big Tech Stocks Are "Unwinding" in 2016

Blue-chip tech stocks were some of the biggest growth catalysts for the bull market we exited in January. That was the longest bull market since World War II, which lasted six years.

Now we've entered a bear market. And it's sent the Nasdaq down 17% from its July highs.

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) are already down 11% and 26% this year, respectively.

the fed

Federal Reserve's Plan "Won't End Well" for the Markets

At a meeting with Congress on Wednesday, U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen reiterated the Fed's plan to raise interest rates in the months ahead.

But her words also showed a hint of doubt.

Yellen discussed several concerns about the economy that could make the Federal Reserve hesitate on the timing of rate hikes. She also reemphasized the Fed's willingness to experiment with controversial monetary policy tools, including negative interest rates.


Why the Stock Market Is Down in 2016

On Aug. 19, 2015 - five months ago - Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani told viewers of FOX Business' "Varney & Co." program that he expected a 20% market sell-off.

The Dow has slipped 8% since then.


Chipotle Stock Price Will Have More Trouble in Near Term

The Chipotle stock price plummeted 12% in one day after four additional states reported cases of E. coli.

Chipotle stock is down over 13% since the end of October, and there is fear that even more outbreaks will be reported and drive down the Chipotle stock price even farther.

market crash

Watch for These 3 Stock Market Crash Signals

Investors need to know three stock market crash signals to protect themselves against any repeats of the Great Recession...

That was when the Dow plunged 54% in 18 months, wiping out $16.4 trillion of U.S. households' net worth from 2007 through 2009. More than $2 trillion was lost from Americans' retirement savings.


Which Republican Candidate Has the Best Economic Plan?

Which Republican candidate has the best economic plan?

The morning after the GOP debate on economic policy, analysts - including Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani - named their top picks in a roundtable discussion on FOX Business'"Varney & Co."

D.R. Barton Media

Is a December Rate Hike on the Horizon?

D.R. joins Varney & Co. to talk about a possible December rate hike. He also weighs in on the healthcare sector.
D.R. Barton Media

Buy Apple, Sell Twitter

D.R. talks to CNBC about a pair of tech stocks moving in opposite directions.

Is Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Stock Overvalued?

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock climbed 4.1% yesterday after the company reported quarterly earnings, and AAPL stock is now up 15.1% since the end of August.

Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani made his regular appearance on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." Wednesday and explained how investors should handle Apple stock at this week's price.

Market Correction

The Biggest Threats to Spark a Stock Market Correction Right Now

U.S. markets have been propped up by the Federal Reserve since the 2008 financial crisis.

Eventually, interest rates will rise.

And when they do, Americans could face a huge stock market correction.

The Fed is just one hazard...


Boeing Stock: Why President Trump's Tweets Won't Sink This American Icon

In his third Stock Talks video, Money Morning Executive Editor, William Patalon, III, shares the unique story behind Boeing stock.

The Boeing Co. has a proven track record of bouncing back from scandals - and making a whole lot of money for investors.