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12 04, 2024

Apple Has Struggled So Far This Year, But Here’s Why Investors Should Hold Their Position…

By |2024-04-12T16:42:44+00:00April 12th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s been a tough stretch thus far through 2024 for Apple (AAPL), which is down more than 6% year-to-date. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index is up 8%. So what’s going on with this stock, and should you be concerned as an AAPL investor? One analyst thinks it’s just a matter of investors not realizing [...]

11 04, 2024

Despite Robinhood’s Recent Downgrade, We Still See 3 Reasons to Buy HOOD Today

By |2024-04-11T16:07:44+00:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Robinhood (HOOD) has been on a tear through 2024 so far, up more than 43% year-to-date fueled by an uptick in retail trading, particularly for Bitcoin. However, one analyst believes that this trend is poised to reverse and has changed his outlook from neutral to sell as a result. Citi analyst Christopher Allen says [...]

10 04, 2024

Hot CPI Data Causes Market to Spiral and Indicates 2 Rate Cuts in 2024

By |2024-04-10T17:25:39+00:00April 10th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Monday was momentous because of the eclipse boosting hopes and dreams of disinflation, and Wednesday started with a downer because of higher-than-expected CPI data. The inflationary data came in hot, with every reading coming in above estimates, sending the market into a significant dip. Let’s dive into anticipation, the reaction, what it means, and [...]

10 04, 2024

Delta Air Lines Delivers on the Top and Bottom Line Thanks to Strong Travel Demand: Time to Buy DAL?

By |2024-04-10T16:34:33+00:00April 10th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Delta Air Lines (DAL) delivered first-quarter earnings that came in above what analysts were expecting thanks to strong travel demand for the quarter. Better yet for shareholders, the airliner expects this trend to continue into the quarters ahead. The company brought in revenue of $12.6 billion, a record for the first quarter, compared to [...]

9 04, 2024

BP Will Counter Currency Challenges & Price Slumps With Volume: Time to Buy BP Stock Today?

By |2024-04-09T16:27:00+00:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

British oil major British Petroleum (BP) is up against a few different challenges right now, ranging from currency fluctuations to a dramatic drop in price for oil and gas. These could take as much as $1.2 billion away from the bottom line in a worst case scenario. However, the company quelled investor fears by [...]

9 04, 2024

How Often Do Dividend Stocks Pay?

By |2024-04-09T00:29:13+00:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Retirement, Stock Market|Tags: , , |

Dividend stocks are an excellent investment choice for those looking to earn regular income from their portfolio or to reinvest for steady, stable compounding growth. However, grasping the nuances of dividend schedules is an important first step.  How often do dividend stocks pay?  When do stocks pay dividends exactly? Which stocks pay out the highest [...]

8 04, 2024

GE Vernova Gains 5% on First Analyst Upgrade, But Does That Mean You Should Buy GEV Already?

By |2024-04-08T17:52:09+00:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

General Electric successfully completed the spin-off of its GE Power business just a few weeks back and listed GE Vernova as its own publicly traded company (GEV).  Analysts are already hot on the stock as it received its first upgrade today by J.P. Morgan’s Mark Strouse. He moved his stance from hold to buy [...]

8 04, 2024

Climbing Yields and Economic Data: A Rollercoaster Week on Wall Street

By |2024-04-08T15:58:36+00:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , |

Monday: A mixed batch of economic data and a rise in treasury yields influenced the market on the first trading day. Wall Street ended with mixed results, with the Dow declining by 0.6%, the S&P500 slipping 0.2%, and the Nasdaq managing a slight uptick of 0.1%. Tuesday: Bond yields continued to climb, leading to [...]

5 04, 2024

Is Microsoft Poised to Pop on its AI Investments? 3 Things to Consider Before Investing in MSFT

By |2024-04-05T16:23:05+00:00April 5th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Much of the conversation surrounding the AI revolution focuses on names like Nvidia, AMD, Palantir, and other stocks that have captured the limelight by capitalizing on this emerging technology.  However, there is reason to believe Microsoft (MSFT) could prove to be the real winner of the “AI arms race” in the long run. No, [...]

4 04, 2024

Levi Strauss Jumps 15% on Solid Earnings, Upbeat Guidance: Why You Should Buy LEVI Today

By |2024-04-04T17:02:25+00:00April 4th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI) is up around 15% on the day so far after delivering a solid quarterly performance coupled with an optimistic outlook for the remainder of the year. The jeans maker saw a jump in sales as it narrowed focus on its direct-to-consumer segment. The company’s fiscal first quarter saw revenue [...]

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