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AGL Energy Ltd (ASX:AGL) Shares vs American Electric Power (AEP): Better Buy

18 December 2018  |  Trading Ideas

Will AGL Energy Ltd (ASX: AGL) shares or American Electric Power Company (NYSE: AEP) shares have more energy in 2019? Alex Douglas from Monex Securities takes a look at these two blue chips. When tech stocks led the US share market to a drop of around 10%...
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Top three reasons why your portfolio is performing poorly

18 December 2018  |  Education

Every investor wants a stellar performance from their share portfolio. Who doesn’t? We all invest with the aim to see appreciation in our wealth – either through dividends or favourable moves in the markets. However, the reality is that not all share portfolios are created equal. Here we look at...
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Why the US remains the most coveted market

10 December 2018  |  Education

The US provides a lucrative selection of opportunities for overseas stock trading. It’s often described as the world’s greatest superpower or the land of the free. In economic terms, it remains a steady option. In theory, investing in the US is like investing in an entire continent, because each of the...
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The World’s Dullest Sector Is Hitting New Highs

10 December 2018  |  News

We’ve talked about boring stocks like health-care and consumer products. But those are pretty exciting compared with the best performing sector yesterday.Yep, we’re talking about real-estate investment trusts (REITs). These companies own shopping centers, apartment buildings and warehouses...
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Is This Nasdaq Stock Revving Higher?

5 December 2018  |  News

Most stocks on the Nasdaq have been rolling over recently, but one big name could be on the verge of revving to new highs. Tesla Motors (TSLA) has traded in a tight range since late October, even as volatility swept the broader market. Some potentially important things have happened during...
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NVIDIA Doesn’t Need Cryptocurrency to Fuel Its Growth

4 December 2018  |  News

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) is an American technology company that designs graphics processing units (GPU’s) for gaming and professional markets, as well as systems on chip units for the mobile computing and automotive market. In 1999, NVIDIA redefined modern...
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Defensive vs Cyclical Shares: Which is Best For 2019 & Beyond?

30 November 2018  |  Education

“This is the time for defensive stocks to shine.” “Cyclical stocks are moving out of favour.” You must have heard phrases like these that include the terms – defensive stocks and cyclical stocks. In fact, you’ve probably heard them so many times that their true meaning may not even...
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Twitter and Amazon release their earnings

28 November 2018  |  News

Amazon and Facebook have obvious revenue streams, but for a while there, Twitter seemed a little more obscure. They opened up to sponsored tweets in recent times, and they frequently engage individual users, pushing their paid advertising channel. But how successful are these efforts...
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Top five small habits of highly successful investors

22 November 2018  |  Education

It has been said (and many books have been written about) that habits play a critical role in achieving success. While it’s all well and good to set lofty goals, it’s the (seemingly) small and positive habits that we adhere to on a daily basis that will give us the best chance of success in the long run...
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5 Popular Japanese Stock

5 Popular Japanese Stocks

21 November 2018  |  Trading Ideas

After NYSE, NASDAQ (both based in the US), and LSE (UK), the Japan Stock Exchange is the number four offshore stock exchange in terms of size, trading volumes, and liquidity. Here are some companies you could be looking into for your portfolio diversification needs. Ideally, pick one target each from electronics, motoring, finance, pharma, and...
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Showdowns in Tech: Battle for the Cloud

21 November 2018  |  News

Oil just had its biggest drop in at least four years, and winners may be emerging. Airlines are one of the best-performing groups recently, according to TradeStation’s uber-useful RadarScreen app. They’ve risen 3 percent in the last week and 6 percent in the last month, while the broader S&P 500 is...
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US earnings

U.S. Earnings Analysis – Projections & Insights

19 November 2018  |  News

Take a look at these 7 companies, which are going to announce their earnings in this week. 1. Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) are going to release earnings before market open on November 20th, Tuesday. 2. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) are going to report earnings before market open on November 20th...
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Ad Sales More Than Doubled: Roku Q3 Earnings

16 November 2018  |  News

U.S. big streaming player company, Roku, announced Q3 earnings on November 7th.. Total revenue was 39% up year-over-year, but loss from operation were also nearly 50% up to 11.7 million USD. Roku has 2 main sources of revenue for streaming services. The first is “Player” revenue, the revenue from...
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Are There Winners from the Selloff in Oil?

15 November 2018  |  News

Oil just had its biggest drop in at least four years, and winners may be emerging. Airlines are one of the best-performing groups recently, according to TradeStation’s uber-useful RadarScreen app. They’ve risen 3 percent in the last week and 6 percent in the last month, while the broader S&P 500 is...
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ETF for selecting

Trouble picking stocks? Here’s the solution you’ve been looking for

14 November 2018  |  Education

Exchange-traded funds or ETFs are a type of fund that owns the underlying assets (stocks, commodities, bonds, etc.) and divides ownership of those assets into shares. ETFs are bought and sold like shares on a stock exchange, but unlike conventional shares, they are not businesses, but...
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Showdowns in Tech: Let the Ad Wars Begin

14 November 2018  |  News

Amazon.com (AMZN) has disrupted plenty of industries, and now the e-commerce giant is challenging major players in Silicon Valley. We’re talking about digital advertising, a field long dominated by Alphabet (GOOGL) and Facebook (FB). While those two companies control more than...
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U.S. Earnings Analysis – Projections & Insights

12 November 2018  |  News

Popular medical marijuana company, Tilray, and many more will report their earnings to the market this week. Pay close attention to these companies! Cushman & Wakefield Inc. (NYSE: CWK) are going to report earnings after market close on November 13th, Tuesday. SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) are...
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1 Way To Protect Your Share Portfolio During Market Volatility

7 November 2018  |  Trading Ideas

Investors want certainty. Who doesn’t? However, as investors, we all face a level of uncertainty as markets fluctuate. Recent market volatility is not the first time we have seen these fluctuations and nor will it be the last, as global markets change every day. So, how do we protect ourselves...
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U.S. Earnings Analysis – Projections & Insights

6 November 2018  |  News

Take a look at these 8 companies, which are going to announce their earnings in this week. DCVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) are going to release Q3 earnings before market open on November 6th, Tuesday. LGI Homes (NASDAQ: LGIH) are going to report Q3 earnings before market open on...
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70% Up in Revenue and Achieved Positive Free Cash Flow: Q3 Earnings Review of Tesla

2 November 2018  |  News

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) grabbed great attention from market after their beat the expectation Q3 earnings announcement. 1. Model 3 Car selling volume increased 3 times Tesla Production Ramped Up in 2018 3. Revenue doubled while operating expenses...
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U.S. Earnings Analysis – Projections & Insights: Apple, Starbucks, Chevron & many more will announce their earnings this week

30 October 2018  |  News

Apple, Starbucks, Chevron & many more will announce their earnings this week. How do you think they went? Pay close attention to these insights...
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Don’t Worry, October’s Almost Over

30 October 2018  |  News

Here’s one good thing you can say about October: It’s almost finished. The S&P 500 is in the midst of its worst month since early 2009, down almost 9 percent since the end of September. That includes a 4 percent drop last week as waves of bearishness swamped potential interest in quarterly results...
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U.S. Earnings Analysis – Projections & Insights

25 October 2018  |  News

Let’s pay attention to these important companies announcing their earnings in this week. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is going to release its Q3 earnings before market open on Oct. 25th, Thursday. The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is going to report its Q3 earnings before market...
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Viper Energy Partners LP Is A Strong Alternative To Exxon, Chevron & Apache

24 October 2018  |  Trading Ideas

In its latest financial report, Viper Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ: VNOM) reported some positive numbers that should make every investor sit up and take notice. While its stock ticker – VNOM – is enough to get your attention, Viper Energy Partners has...
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Tech Mixed, Industrials Slip: Earnings This Week

22 October 2018  |  News

Third-quarter earnings season is off to a mixed start, with high-profile names doing little but industrials getting hammered. The most actively traded companies - Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) - beat estimates but have moved little. None of their numbers seemed...
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Gas, Gold and the S&P: Strategist Review

18 October 2018  |  News

Stocks are in the midst of a terrible month but some other areas are rallying. In this post, we’ll take a deeper look, and focus on some recent calls by strategists. First, the S&P 500 lost 5.6 percent of its value in the first half of October. If it holds current levels, that would be the biggest drop since...
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12 for 12 - Multinationals are projecting strong growth over the next quarter. Did the market just give us a sale opportunity?

17 October 2018  |  News

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) will report earnings before market open on October 16th, Tuesday. Consensus EPS is $5.43 for this quarter and Consensus Revenue is...
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