Many people don’t realize it, but when you get that final paycheck, it is one of the most important financial events of your life. The idea of no longer working for money and having access to a paycheck can do weird things to some people. In many cases, it can turn them into a penny pinching, wheeling-dealing, cheapskate who will go out of their way to save a buck or get a better....More>>>
For a favorite growth stock for the coming year, I remain a fan of this media giant whose operations include film entertainment and theme parks along with cable and broadband businesses, notes dividend expert Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor.
Cash flow remains strong at Comcast (CMCSA) and the firm continues to add subscribers. Comcast grew earnings per share 15% to $0.92 in the....More>>>
No matter what Nutanix (NASDAQ:NTNX) does, it just can’t seem to win back the favor of the markets. In the aftermath of a strong beat-and-raise quarter that ended a stellar fiscal year for Nutanix, the market shrugged off the stock, keeping it flat at a bargain price of $22.
Despite the market’s bored reaction to the stock, opinions of it are anything but. Like many of its high-growth,....More>>>
Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) is deep into penny-stock land these days. A low-priced stock is often a bad investment. Just because it’s cheap, doesn’t mean it’s a bargain. Too often, while there can be huge gains in penny stocks, the risks are huge, as well. Given its recent problems, SDRL stock is not what it once was.
Seadrill used to be a high-flying company.....More>>>
Never mind that the Republican-controlled Congress can’t seem to get its act together to repeal, much less replace, the Affordable Care Act, more popularly known as Obamacare. But health care stocks are doing just fine, in spite of the continued wrangling in Washington over “repeal and replace,” making the future of the health....More>>>
The odds of a Fed rate hike in September just soared after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the argument for raising interest rates has strengthened.
Yellen made the comment Friday at the Fed’s symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo. But she wasn’t the only Fed official who spoke. Vice Chair Stanley Fisher suggested the Fed might actually raise rates twice this year.....More>>>
Stocks soared to new highs this week despite getting a slow jump out of the gate.
The S&P 500 advanced 0.8% this week after rising 0.4% to2,316.10 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1%this week after gaining 96.97 points, or 0.5%, to20,269.37 today. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.2% this week after advancing 0.3% to5,734.13 today.
If I were to declare that 99% of all penny stocks are complete and absolute garbage, few would argue the point. Official statistics are hard to come by due to the enormous number of micro-capitalization companies.
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In addition, anyone — and I do mean anyone — can start a publicly traded entity. By their default nature, penny stocks are....More>>>