Usually, value stocks get overlooked by investors, especially when we’re dealing with a market that has soared over 40% in just three months. They’re much more interested in picking flashy names with the potential for big rewards, rather than fretting with entry prices and sustainability. However, we’ve got a screen […]

Apprehensions regarding a second wave of coronavirus with no vaccine yet in sight are likely to compel people across the world to stay at home until and unless it is absolutely necessary to do otherwise. People are expected to follow social distancing norms, wear masks and limit travel for the […]

When you’re looking for an investment with explosive growth potential, small-cap stocks are often the best bet. However, they are risky. And risk is the last thing you want in retirement stocks — at least not when retirement is nearing instead of being far, far on the horizon. That said, […]

Small-cap stocks are public companies that have market capitalizations ranging from $300 million to $2 billion. Since the share prices of these companies can be very volatile, some companies in the small-cap universe or in small-cap indexes can have market caps significantly higher than this range at any particular time. […]

Did you receive your third round of stimulus money but don’t need it for basic expenses? Saving it and investing for later is a smart move. If you have at least a few years to wait (the more, the better), you could compound your stimulus check and have much more […]

Despite the stock market doing fairly well in the last 12 months, the same cannot be said for the general economy. Several industries such as airlines, auto parts and equipment, recreation facilities, oil and gas drilling, and restaurants have taken brutal hits. However, there are also several safe stocks out […]

Beyond these hot stocks, the markets have certainly climbed a wall of worry since the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. last year around this time. And there are some sectors where investors are now rotating out of, looking for the next leg up in the markets. That certainly makes sense. […]

The latest round of stimulus checks started hitting our bank accounts this past week. For many, they will provide relief as well as stimulate the economy. But another way to make the most of that added income is to invest a portion of it in stocks that can help pay […]

NEW YORK (AP) — It was one year ago that the terrifying free fall for the stock market suddenly ended, ushering in one of its greatest runs. On March 23, 2020, the S&P 500 fell 2.9%. In all, the index dropped nearly 34% in about a month, wiping out three […]

On Feb. 23, Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, reemphasized the central bank’s commitment to the current loose monetary policy. He noted that inflation and employment levels are still far below their targets, and interest rates should remain low. Despite this, concerns about increasing inflation and the subsequent dive […]

Investors often focus too much on what they think will happen later this month or next year. Case in point: In 2020, the masses flocked to stay-at-home stocks that soared as the pandemic forced people to spend more time at home. But when you want to build wealth, you’ll be […]

The ‘Fearless Girl’ bronze sculpture outside the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Text size “Peace of mind for your savings and your future,” promised a bulk-rate envelope in my mail pile this past week. It was a bank pitch for a “high-yield” savings account paying 0.5% a year—“10X the […]

An illustrative image of medical syringes in front of a Airbnb logo displayed on a screen. On … [+] Monday, January 18, 2021, in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB) stock has rallied by almost 55% since the beginning of […]

Amid the violent economic disruptions of COVID-19, a flurry of high-priced (and possibly overvalued) year-end IPOs, and other 2020 events, a few stocks have “slipped through the cracks” when it comes to Wall Street and general investor attention. While these neglected stocks may seem to be gathering dust and cobwebs […]

For many Americans, the stimulus checks they are receiving from Washington will help them to cover bills, pay down debt, and rebuild depleted savings. But if you are fortunate enough that you have those immediate needs covered, you might want to consider investing this minor windfall. If that’s the case […]

It’s a new year and investors are looking ahead to the coronavirus recovery. Stocks that were hit hard last year have already started bouncing higher this year, including those in banking and energy, as investors anticipate another stimulus package from the incoming Biden administration.  Airline stocks were crushed last year: […]

rypson / Getty Images The stock market can be volatile, but historically it’s also been a great way to build wealth. Although the long-term average return of the stock market has been almost 8%, individual stocks can provide explosive growth. Take Tesla, for example, which skyrocketed nearly 700% in 2020 […]

Most investors had surprisingly robust returns last year. They bought good companies that turned out to be great stocks. They also bought bad companies that turned out to be great stocks. Booking Holdings (NASDAQ:BKNG), Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG), and Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) are three investments that moved higher in 2020 even as their […]

Text size Passengers waiting at the Southwest Airlines counter at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images Investors who buy airline stocks may now have to endure some pain and take a “leap of faith” that revenues will recover sharply in the second half of the year, […]

As the next round of stimulus checks starts to roll out, many Americans are excited to pay off their debts and boost their savings. However, many of the recipients of these checks aren’t necessarily in dire economic situations, which means they will have a little more disposable income than usual. […]