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3 Top Fintech Stocks to Watch Right Now

Financial technology, or fintech, has been growing explosively over the past few years and is showing no signs of slowing down. Here’s why three of our contributors think Green Dot(NYSE:GDOT), Interactive Brokers (NYSEMKT:IBKR), and Visa (NYSE:V)may be worth a look right now. Targeting an underserved niche in fintech Matt Frankel, CFP (Green Dot): One fintech stock on my radar is Green Dot. Green […]

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  • How Apple Plans to Challenge Netflix and Amazon

    There’s been a lot of speculation about how Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) would eventually enter the streaming market in a challenge to market leaders Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Amazon(NASDAQ:AMZN). Until now, Apple’s programming efforts have been modest, but reports suggest that the company plans to spend $1 billion this year developing original content, though how it would eventually offer that programming to consumers has been unclear. The […]

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  • Earnings: 2 Hot Stocks to Watch Next Week

    Earnings season is just about ready to ramp up. As usual, Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and PayPal(NASDAQ:PYPL) are some of the first hot stocks for investors to watch. The two companies are scheduled to report their third-quarter results next week. Though both stocks pulled back over the past three months (Netflix declined about 13% and PayPal fell 7%), investors shouldn’t underestimate the […]

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  • 3 Top Growth Stocks to Buy in October

    Savvy investors are always keen on finding the next big growth stocks. That’s because growth stocks have been the biggest driver behind the stock market’s massive gains over the last decade. While the S&P 500 is up about 326% since the market bottom during the financial crisis, growth stocks have done even better, as the iShares Russell 2000 […]

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  • Facebook Wants to Take Over Your TV Next

    Many have questioned the timing of Facebook‘s (NASDAQ:FB) long-awaited Portal announcement, which came less than two weeks after the company disclosed a security breach that it initially estimated could have impacted upwards of 90 million users (the company has since revised this figure down to 29 million). Unveiling a Facebook camera that uses artificial intelligence to track you almost immediately after […]

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  • Better Buy: Baidu Inc. (BIDU) vs. MercadoLibre (MELI)

    It hasn’t always been smooth sailing for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and MercadoLibre(NASDAQ:MELI), but both stocks have delivered market-beating gains for shareholders since their IPOs over 10 years ago. Even though Baidu continues to post impressive growth rates on the top and bottom lines, the stock is only up 27% over the last five years as investors ponder the potential consequences […]

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  • 3 Biotech Stocks With Major Incoming Catalysts

    These three biotechs will soon present clinical trial results that could send their share prices screaming in one direction or the other. This is an exciting time to own shares of Galapagos NV (NASDAQ:GLPG), TG Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX), or Mirati Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:MRTX). All three of these biotechs are presenting clinical trial results that could send their stock prices soaring, or […]

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