Should You Invest In Verizon?

Shares of Verizon (NYSE:VZ) have easily outpaced the S&P 500 index this year, as the wireless company continues to add new subscribers and posts positive progress on its future growth initiatives. Some Wall Street analysts have responded by downgrading the stock, most notably at JPMorgan Chase, where analysts pegged Verizon stock at "neutral" while upgrading the downbeat AT&T (NYSE:T) to "overweight." View post

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Reasons To Horde Disney Stock

There's been a little pixie dust sending Disney (NYSE:DIS) shares higher lately, Tuesday's market sell-off notwithstanding. The media giant is a market darling again, and there's a lot to like about the House of Mouse. View post

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Should People On Social Security Fear Trump’s Shutdown 

On several occasions in recent years, the threat of a federal government shutdown has made millions of Americans nervous about the potential consequences. The impacts from a shutdown are extensive. Millions of nonessential federal workers face the prospect of involuntary furloughs that could jeopardize their pay, and many services that Americans typically take for granted might suddenly ...

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Why You Need To Look Into These Dividend Stocks

Over the past half-decade, income investors have flocked to blue-chip dividend stocks, looking to lock in a dependable paycheck during a time of historically low interest rates that sent bond yields plummeting. And while interest rates have crept up a lot, many of the best-known dividend stocks still pay relatively low yields and trade a ...

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Why You Should Close On Black Friday

Thanksgiving is meant to be a day of gratitude and reflection, yet year after year, those warm, fuzzy feelings quickly give way to consumerism and greed the minute Black Friday kicks off. From a shopper's perspective, there are plenty of reasons to avoid hitting the stores on Black Friday. That day, however, is said to be ...

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Where Wall Street Made A Huge Mistake

It isn't hard to find stocks that are out of favor right now. The Nasdaq Composite has lost 14% of its value since the start of September -- and many big names have lost much more. Amazon and Netflix, for instance, have each lost a quarter of their value. View post

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These Are The Stocks To Hold For Decades

Buying and holding for decades offers investors a multitude of benefits. Those benefits include taking the emotion out of day-to-day swings in prices, the power of compounding through dividends reinvested, the simplicity of holding rather than trading, and paying less in taxes and commissions, among many others. If those benefits sound good to you and ...

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Why HMNY Made A Huge Jump

What happened Shares of MoviePass owner Helios and Matheson (NASDAQ:HMNY) stock are up as much as 19% in afternoon trading today, returning to a share price of precisely $0.02 as of 12:15 p.m. EDT -- and you won't believe why. View post

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Will You Invest In Sprint?

Nationwide telecom Sprint (NYSE:S) has been on fire recently. The stock has gained 12% over the last three months and managed to hold steady in the last four weeks, handily beating the broader market in both cases. View post

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