Month: April 2021

Warren Buffett (L), CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger attend the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Warren Buffett will kick off Berkshire Hathaway‘s annual shareholder meeting this Saturday riding high, with shares of the conglomerate at a record and its
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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE April’s jobs report and a barrage of earnings news make for another busy week for markets, as the calendar rolls into May. Stocks notched solid gains in April, as REITs, consumer discretionary names and communications services companies outpaced the broader market, all more
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The pandemic created a shift from storefront to e-commerce, which is a trend that bodes well for fintech stocks. With global saving rates topping $5.4 trillion, we are likely to see an increase in consumer spending as we approach the new normal. With the digital payments expected to be the norm in the future, all
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Gold funds provide investors with exposure to the commodity without having to deal with the hassle of taking delivery of or delivering physical gold assets, which is typically required in the commodities futures market. Gold funds may be used as a hedge against geopolitical instability or interest rate risk. Although Vanguard does not offer a
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News of game-changing drugs, treatments and vaccines may dominate the headlines when it comes to pharmaceutical stocks. But, taking a gamble with high-risk, high-possible return biotech stocks isn’t the only way to approach this sector. There are less risky opportunities in this space. Sure, they may not generate the triple-digit percentage gains we’ve seen in
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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is one of the most valuable megacap companies on the Nasdaq exchange. The firm commands a high premium valuation because of its demonstrated record of consistent sales growth. However, it almost always appears grossly overvalued when using earnings-based valuation methods. Amazon pursued a strategy of reinvesting most of its profits into the
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A commonly used adage in the financial-world is “sell in May and go away.” The reason is a relative under-performance in the markets between May and October. With that in mind, it might be a good time to look at some stocks to sell in May. If we look at the S&P 500 index average
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In this article ENPH Solaray Director Jonathan Fisk moves a solar panel at the solar power installation company’s Sydney facility. Jason Reed | Reuters Shares of Enphase Energy dipped more than 14% on Wednesday after the company warned about the ongoing impacts of the chip shortage. For the first quarter the company, which makes microinverters
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