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Top Stocks To Buy For 2019

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) reported first-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. The company posted $1.34 in earnings per share (EPS) and $7.89 billion in revenue, versus consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $1.28 in EPS and $7.74 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $1.45 in EPS and $8.09 billion in revenue.

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“Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.”
— F.J. Raymond

While we can never know everything, there are times when ignorance can cost you dearly — and tax season is one of those times. Here are seven tax misunderstandings Americans should clear up immediately.

1. You shouldn’t necessarily want....More>>>

Top Bank Stocks To Watch Right Now


This is a follow up to my February 9, 2017 Broadridge Financial (NYSE: BR) post. At the time I wrote that post, BR was trading at $68.18. This price was very similar to the price I had paid in August 2016 to acquire additional BR shares; BR is currently trading at $71.07.

Should you be unfamiliar with BR, I suggest you review BR’s March 14, 2017 presentation made....More>>>

Top 10 Value Stocks To Invest In 2018

Natural gas for transportation leader Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE) has steadily grown and improved the quality of its business and business results over the past several years. Today’s Clean Energy Fuels is leaner, has a stronger balance sheet, and is in a solid position as a market leader in a growth industry.

But is the stock undervalued? By one metric, book value per share,....More>>>

Best China Stocks To Watch For 2018

Duterte said. Photographer: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s flip-flops and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un’s missile tests have saved South China Sea peace, for now, as both major players in the disputes — China and the US — have been softening their tone lately.

That’s good news for investors in the equities....More>>>

Top 5 Medical Stocks To Invest In 2018

One of the key investing lessons I’ve learned over the years is that most so-called corporate “turnarounds” never manage to turn around. Struggling companies typically go on struggling, digging themselves into an ever deeper hole, and eventually going out of business. A very rare exception to this trend is Lakeland Industries (LAKE).


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Best Oil Stocks To Buy For 2018

U.S. equities drifted lower on Friday as buyer exhaustion set in after an exciting week. The Nasdaq Composite pushed further above the 6,000 level at the open, setting a new intra-day high after a batch of big-tech earnings overnight. But the results were mixed, with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) disappointing.

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Top 5 Gold Stocks To Own Right Now

December 29, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday but were unable to hold onto early gains, probably due to some selling as traders get their ducks in a row for the new year. Equities have bounced around the break-even line most of the day. Utilities is the best performing sector while financials is the worst. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.77 a barrel, down about 0.5% on the....More>>>

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With the semiconductors space heating up going into 2017, should you pick shares of Qualcomm over Intel’s?

Semiconductor companies have done very well in the last year. In fact, in the last 52 weeks, the average price change for the sixteen semiconductor stocks which are included in the S&P 500 index was 35.62%. In this period the price change of the S&P 500 was 11.94%, and....More>>>