While listening to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s press conference on June 9, I found myself agreeing with two main points that Powell made. Specifically, I believe that the U.S. can avoid a significant economic contraction, and I think that inflation will drop meaningfully in the coming months without the Fed having to raise interest
Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) shareholders are forced to live with a chief executive officer (CEO) who is probably the most disruptive individual in the tech industry. This has big advantages — much of Tesla’s progress over the past decade has been largely because of CEO Elon Musk’s sheer force of will, determination, and a bit of showmanship. That
When the markets crashed due to the pandemic, it seemed like the end of the world. However, dozens of stocks delivered multi-fold returns over the next 12-18 months. The euphoric rally in growth stocks was largely over towards the end of 2021. A key reason being contractionary policies coupled with toned down growth expectations. As
These are six dividend income stocks with better yields than the S&P 500. The S&P 500 has a dividend yield of approximately 1.60% from a practical standpoint. The reason this is so is that the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) trades for $374.64 as of June 23, and its training 12-month (TTM) dividend payment
Finding winning auto stocks to buy is difficult this year. The world is still trying to recover from a pandemic. The global shutdowns wreaked havoc on manufacturing, and the auto sector felt it hard. As a result, auto stock investors have been shy about paying up for the stocks now. They have had success, but
These six oversold dividend stocks with high yields are worth buying as their yields will help the stock return to metrics of intrinsic value. Over time, investors can bank on these yields to help them make money. The fundamental reason for this is the concept of reversion to the mean. The idea is that oversold
One of the dominant themes of 2022 is the volatility in the stock market. Unfortunately, it seems like it will persist throughout the whole year as the Federal Reserve has started implementing a tighter monetary policy to lower inflation from its historic highs. Dividend exchange-traded funds (ETFs) seem to be relatively safe investments as they
Headquartered in New York, Vinco Ventures (NASDAQ:BBIG) is a holding company that’s diversified but tends to specialize in digital media and content technologies. At its current price point, BBIG stock deserves investors’ attention as long as they understand the risk-to-reward scenario. When a stock gets near the bottom of its defined range, dip buyers can come
With its roots tracing back to the late 19th century, the best coal stocks to buy may not seem like a relevant topic today. However, geopolitical conflicts and unprecedented economic undercurrents have forced the sector into the limelight. Primarily, Russia’s reckless invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent U.S.-led sanctions have effectively shelved global energy resources.
In May 2022, Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) plunged from $30 to the low $20s. It fell again during the technology wreck sell-off this month. Investors abandoned LYFT stock when Uber’s (NYSE:UBER) Chief Executive Officer said it would cut costs and limit staff hiring. Lyft and Uber are among the 2021 winners when countries lifted the pandemic lockdown.
There are very few stocks that can move as fast as Upstart (NASDAQ:UPST). In its short public life, UPST stock gave whiplash to those who were watching the charts. It does not like to move in moderation, so it is always in extreme mode. This summer, it could be ready to make another run at
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) stock recently hit a new 52-week low as tech stocks have been hit hard due to a gloomy market outlook. Most high-beta technology stocks have plummeted recently due to a fear of yield curve inversion, which is a leading recession indicator. In addition, risk-aversion is causing all kinds of problems, causing many new
San Francisco-based Airbnb (NASDAQ:ABNB) provides the go-to home-sharing and homestay network for many travelers. There’s a lot going on with the company now. Some of what you’ll hear about Airbnb might not sound positive at first, but it’s important to get the full story. In the end, there’s still a compelling argument to buy ABNB stock. Top
These six tech stocks can be counted on to move higher over the next 12 months. This is due to the quality of their earnings, dividends, and free cash flow, pushing their target prices higher. It turns out technology companies can avoid the worst effects of a recession, especially if they are not related to
Following the June 13 stock market rout, FAANG stocks have hit new lows. Many may be cashing out of them, as uncertainty wreaks havoc on the market, but you may be looking to go against the grain. If you decide to do so, Google and YouTube parent Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) should be your first pick.
[“Power Through a Possible Recession With Growth Stocks” was originally published on May 13, 2022. It has since been updated and republished.] Lately, the stock market has been getting crushed. It’s clear that we’re in the middle of a bear market. And it seems likely that the U.S. will see a recession within the next 12
As a stock, Lucid Group (NASDAQ:LCID) may be running on low battery. Market volatility has hammered LCID stock. It’s back down to the mid-teens per share. But as a company, it’s continuing to drive ahead, making progress with partnerships and vehicle order deals. More recently, the early-stage electric vehicle (EV) maker has made another bit
Cathie Wood has made a name for herself as one of the top stock pickers over the past decade. However, her ARK family of ETFs will have spooked investors who have seen massive losses from those holdings. Therefore, the market is likely to look past Cathie Wood stocks at this time. It is unfair, though,
We’ve seen a chip favorite get demolished, as Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) has not been able to fight off the selling pressure in the stock market. While Nvidia was hitting new highs in November 2021, the selloff eventually hit this name too. At its recent low, NVDA stock was down 55% from the highs. Does that make
Before we get on with today’s list of small-cap stocks to buy, I want to remind you about two important points. First, even the experts are uncertain about the economy. The metrics are not bad yet, but the sentiment is horrific. And second is that because of the first point, Wall Street is in a