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3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week

Stocks posted significant gains last week, with both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 rising by about 2%. The increase pushed the S&P 500 to a new 2019 high, with the Dow trailing slightly. ^SPX DATA BY YCHARTS. A few of the most anticipated quarterly reports over the coming days will be announced by Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY), FedEx (NYSE:FDX), and Guess? (NYSE:GES). Below, we’ll look […]

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  • 3 Online Retailers Growing Faster Than Amazon

    When it comes to e-commerce, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) dominates the discussion. The company reportedly accounted for as much as half of all online sales last year and was responsible for much of the growth. In recent months, however, the digital seller has begun to feel the effects of its enormous size, and its growth has begun […]

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  • The Tech Company That’s the Real Winner of the Streaming Wars

    2019 is poised to be a major year for streaming video in the United States. Disney and AT&T‘s WarnerMedia are set to release their own direct-to-consumer streaming products by the end of the year. Comcast‘s NBCUniversal will follow shortly after with its own service in early 2020. Meanwhile, smaller media companies are improving their streaming services, investing more in original content exclusively for streaming customers […]

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  • 3 under-the-radar Artificial Intelligence stocks

    Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest tech trends right now, and most investors who have considered riding the AI wave have probably gotten their fill of suggestions to buy Alphabet, Microsoft, NVIDIA, and a host of other major tech players. There’s no doubt these companies will benefit from AI, but they won’t be the only ones. If you’re […]

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  • 2 Biotech Stocks With Major Incoming Catalysts

    The end of the first quarter is just a few weeks away and more than a few biotechs still haven’t delivered the important clinical trial results they told investors to expect before the end of the period. The clock’s ticking for Axsome Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AXSM), Galapagos(NASDAQ:GLPG) and their experimental treatments. Here’s why investors are so eager to get their hands […]

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  • 3 momentum stocks have a lot more upside

    Stocks that get on a roll tend to stay on a roll — a fact that has sparked an entire stock-picking strategy known as “momentum investing.” And while the exact mechanism underlying this phenomenon remains under debate, there’s no doubt that momentum investing can in fact produce stellar returns on capital. We thus asked three […]

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  • Forget Apple and Amazon: These 3 Stocks Are Poised to Hit $1 Trillion Next

    On Aug. 2, 2018, something happened that had never before occurred on an American stock exchange: Apple‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) total value surpassed the $1 trillion valuation mark. And just one month later, e-commerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) crossed the same threshold. Both stocks have sunk since then, and neither has a market capitalization of more than $1 trillion anymore. Today, the $1 trillion club […]

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  • Here’s My Top Stock to Buy in March

    It’s only March, but NextEra Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP) has already announced transactions that will allow it to meet its growth objectives for the year. That should pique the interest of investors, especially considering shares are trading roughly 10% below last year’s peak, and at more attractive valuations than other renewable energy yieldcos. In addition to its progress on […]

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  • 3 Top Stocks Under $20

    Fluidigm (NASDAQ:FLDM), Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ:CY), and Under Armour(NYSE:UA) are very different businesses, but each could offer investors market-beating returns, according to three Motley Fool contributors. Read on to learn: How next-generation drug research and development is driving Fluidigm’s future. Why investors might be underappreciating Cypress Semiconductor’s shift in business mix. What could be signaling that Under Armour’s worst days are […]

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  • Why is Tesla trading at a 4-month low?

    Tesla Inc. stock extended losses Tuesday after more analysts joined the chorus of Tesla doubters and criticized the Silicon Valley car maker’s recent decisions. Tesla TSLA, +0.65%  shares fell 3.1% to close at their lowest since Oct. 22 and are down more than 13% in the past three sessions in the wake of company news that stoked demand […]

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