2 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Trading in and out of stocks, attempting to time entries and exits into new positions, and letting emotions take over your portfolio are really great ways to… sabotage your wealth-building efforts. "Simply" buying and holding stocks for the long haul allows you to take advantage of the awesome power of compound interest. It may be boring and seem to take […]

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Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

A Chinese investor uses his smartphone as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, April 19, 2019. Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed. Continue Reading […]

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end holiday-shortened week higher

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Continue Reading Below 4 p.m. Major U.S. indexes managed small gains on Wall Street but not enough to prevent a losing week for the S&P 500 following three weeks of gains. Industrial companies rose Thursday as traders welcomed solid earnings from Snap-on, Honeywell and Union Pacific. Financial and energy stocks […]

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3 Chip Stocks Set to Benefit from 5G

Many companies seemingly can't stop talking about 5G wireless. The technology promises significant improvements compared to 4G LTE, including improvements in peak transfer speeds as well as potentially dramatic improvements in latency, the latter of which could be very helpful in latency-sensitive applications like multiplayer gaming. For consumers, the eventual transition to 5G should be a win, ushering in better […]

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America's wealthy investors say Fed-induced stock rally has plenty of life left — maybe years

If Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has caved to President Donald Trump, millionaire investors have also capitulated — to the idea that another Fed-induced stock rally and period of economic expansion isn’t about to end, according to new data from an E-Trade Financial survey. While market fears have declined, the wealthy are more worried about their real estate holdings as a […]

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Markets Right Now: Stocks lower at midday as insurers fall

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Continue Reading Below 11:50 a.m. Stocks are lower at midday on Wall Street Wednesday as losses by health care companies outweigh gains elsewhere in the market. Investors are hammering insurers amid fears over the potential impact on their profits from health reforms being discussed in Congress. Anthem fell 4.7%, Cigna […]

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New Pot ETF Called ‘YOLO’ Cuts the Price Needed to Invest in Cannabis

A new exchange-traded fund focused on marijuana stocks plans to undercut competitors when it debuts just days before an unofficial pot holiday. With a ticker of YOLO — “You Only Live Once” — the AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF will charge 74 basis points, or $7.40 for every $1,000 invested, according to regulatory documents. That’s 1 basis point less than the […]

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