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Wall Street

Company Stock Buybacks: Good or Bad?

Company stock buybacks sound innocent enough: a stock buyback occurs when a company repurchases its own shares.

But the effect is insidious. Buybacks inflate paper profits without producing anything of tangible value — which means earnings will be inflated and misleading to investors.

That's why Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani accuses buybacks of being a large part of the "financial engineering" going on in U.S. markets right now.

In the following video, Gilani explains exactly how company stock buybacks work -- and how investors can make money in the buyback game:


How Will the $73 Billion Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Impact U.S. Markets and Investors?

The Puerto Rico debt crisis kicked into full gear this year when it committed the largest municipal debt default in U.S. history…

The island territory revealed it made only $628,000 (1%) of a $58 million debt-service payment that was due Aug. 1, 2015.

In total, Puerto Rico owes $72 billion.

Watch the following video for a breakdown of how this dire situation began - and how it will impact U.S. markets and investors in coming months...

The Fed

Investors' Guide to Fed Interest Rates and the Upcoming Hike

Fed interest rates are about to increase for the first time in nine years. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen had hinted for months that the central bank finally was ready to raise interest rates above zero for the first time since late 2008.

Markets will react as new rates are decided, Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani explained on Aug. 7. "Investors could panic. Because we're so close to all-time highs, any dip could turn into a sell-off as investors rush to book their paper profits."

Watch the following video for Gilani's prediction on the timing of a rate hike, plus get his profit-taking strategy than any investor can use to cash in when Fed interest rates climb…

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Stock Market

U.S. Stock Market Sell-off 2015: Triggers to Watch For and How to Prepare

A U.S. stock market sell-off in August saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunge 10.36% (1,810 points) in 10 days. On Aug. 24 alone, the DJIA fell a whopping 1,000 points before recovering.

The truth is that U.S. markets face even more headwinds the rest of 2015. For example, a Federal Reserve rate hike, a continual slowdown of China's economic growth, and huge, unchecked debts festering in Europe, just to name a few.

Watch to video to see what signals will tell Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani a stock market sell-off is imminent. Plus, Shah explains his strategy for how to both protect — and cash in — on a stock market sell-off:

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Is This Stock Market Correction Over?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been exceptionally volatile this week.

The volatility has investors wondering: Is this stock market correction over?

Here's why the sell-off might not be over quite yet...

Stock Market Crash

What to Do as China's Stock Market Drags Down Shares

On Aug. 19, Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani called China's stock market "a canary in the coal mine" and warned of a crash in the immediate future.

Last night, as markets in Asia plunged even further, FOX Business' Stuart Varney of "Varney & Co." gave Shah credit for predicting the dive. Then he asked: What's next for the stock market?

Here's what Shah is recommending investors do now...

Top News

Uber IPO: The Biggest Mistake the $50 Billion Company Has Made

Uber Technologies Inc. is now valued at more than $50 billion and is expected to bring in roughly $2 billion in revenue this year.

But when it comes to the Uber IPO, the company has already made one major mistake.

Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani discussed the Uber IPO during his regular appearance on FOX Business and broke down the biggest mistake the company has made.


Why Manipulation Won't Help China's Stock Market

Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani joined "Making Money with Charles Payne" on FOX Business Monday, offering his views on China's ongoing stock market collapse.

Gilani outlined several lessons that both investors and policy makers can draw from this unfolding event, including his view that this is an economic phenomenon, not just a market event.

Watch the video here...


Why the Apple Stock Sell-Off After Earnings Is "Ridiculous"

Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani joined FOX Business' "Varney & Co." yesterday (Wednesday) to discuss Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) initial post-earnings drop.

Shah explained that the investor sentiment of disappointment was "ridiculous" and called the post-earnings AAPL price dip an opportunity for smart investors to jump in.

Watch the video for Shah's full take on Apple stock...

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Are Venture Capitalists Pumping Air Into a Social Media Tech Bubble?

When asked on Varney & Co if we're looking at a tech bubble, Shah makes an important distinction between privately-held social media valuations and technology in general when responding…

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