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Apple earnings and the Fed meeting loom, but don't sit out a possible "life-changing" market rally. Tesla rival BYD is an aggressive buy.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 21:46

Get your beauty sleep this weekend because next week is poised to be epic. In addition to a Fed Decision on Wednesday, we will see Big Tech earnings next week.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 19:20

In this article, we will take a look at 12 cash-rich dividend stocks to buy now. If you want to skip our discussion and see the top stocks, go to 5 Cash-Rich Dividend Stocks To Buy Now. The persistent sell-off in equity markets last year is a powerful sign that the U.S. economy is heading for […]

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28 Jan, 2023 / 19:16

Mr. Market is offering the powerful tech behemoth at a steep discount.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 15:41

The tech giant is rapidly expanding its partnership with OpenAI.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 15:07

The time to start using the power of compounding is today. One of my favorite illustrations of compounding is that if the $24 that was used to buy the island of Manhattan from the Lenape Tribe in 1626 was invested in a bond at 8%, it would be worth about $44 trillion in 2023. If you divide 72 by the return you hope to earn, that number gives you the approximate number of years it will take for your investment to double.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 15:00

With inflation still hammering bank accounts, Americans are heading to Dollar Tree in droves. The famed discount store has been raking in massive revenue, seeing an increase in net sales of 8.1% to...

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28 Jan, 2023 / 14:01

Some real estate trends aren't going away.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 14:00

The Silicon Valley billionaire's fellowship faced backlash early on, but it now counts some of tech's most powerful young entrepreneurs as alumni.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 13:42

Market-beating stocks sometimes do so quietly, as is the case with stock-image company Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK). Many investors believe that images created by artificial intelligence (AI) pose a material threat to the long-term viability of Shutterstock's business. Shutterstock is the kind of business I love: a marketplace selling third-party stuff.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 13:30

Tech giants—as well as McDonald’s, Ford and Pfizer—are some of the companies reporting earnings in the week ahead, as layoffs continue and growth slows.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 13:26

Although we are only one month into 2023, companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, Shopify, Spotify, and Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) have all announced layoffs. One notable investor, Michael Burry, who famously predicted the housing collapse in 2008, has recently called out Salesforce.com in a recent Twitter thread. While investors were pleased to read the news regarding layoffs, Burry believes that this reaction is short-sighted and that tough times are ahead for the customer relationship management (CRM) leader.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 12:45

Plus, we chat about the layoffs at Spotify and what's going on at Funko.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 12:00

Microsoft just made a big offensive move, and fellow cloud companies will need to respond.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 11:30

The dollar has weakened as the rest of the global economy kicks back into gear. That might make it harder to bring down inflation in the US.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 11:30

The tech layoffs are a result of Big Tech's push for more, now their employees are paying the price.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 11:27

Morningstar Investment Management's Dan Kemp called some of the language bot's knowledge "remarkable" - but isn't worried it'll put him out of a job anytime soon.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 10:00

A review of the day's trading in various SPDR-ETF markets for the trading day.

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28 Jan, 2023 / 02:56

The stock market shrugged off much of the news over the last few days. It even closed the week higher. But haven't we seen this before? Yes, over the past several months, we've seen similar rallies unfold, only to be foiled by technical resistance.

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27 Jan, 2023 / 23:34

The stock market ends January in rally mode, as investors brace for a Fed rate decision, OPEC meeting and earnings from Apple, Amazon and Exxon.

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27 Jan, 2023 / 23:20

Total Q4 earnings for the Technology sector as a whole are expected to be down -18.5% from the same period last year on -2.6% lower revenues.

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27 Jan, 2023 / 22:59

A big part of Bill Gates' post-Microsoft life has been running a foundation to promote health and welfare in parts of the world that need it most. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was launched in 2000. Gates often gives talks on world affairs, discussing the work of the foundation as well as offering opinions about other current events.

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27 Jan, 2023 / 22:39

Technology stocks are on quite a tear to start 2023, but that could actually be an ominous signal.

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27 Jan, 2023 / 22:31