Green Energy: Lost Cause or Must-Have Investment?
Roughly 10 years ago, the bull’s-eye was squarely fixed on alternative energy. The fervor has certainly died down. Yet solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, hydroelectric and tidal power companies still exist. And some even thrive. Should we be nibbling on shares or is green energy a lost cause?
Marlboro M: Marijuana Hoax… or Brilliant Idea?
I nearly fell out of my chair when I saw a pack of Marlboro marijuana cigarettes being promoted online. As the story goes, Marlboro’s “M” series cigarettes are available in four states. So are Marlboro “M” cigarettes real or a hoax? And where is the “budding” marijuana industry going next? Here’s what you need to know now.
5 Powerful Data Points (Ignore at Your Own Risk)
Behind the curtain here at Wall Street Daily, we’re performing minor miracles with data. Data is power, folks. With that in mind, here are five data points currently jumping off the page.
Kamikaze Investors Get a Lifeline
The downward momentum of a crashing stock can be every bit as forceful as a falling piano. Nonetheless, people keep buying beleaguered stocks simply because they seem “cheap.” Well, we’re throwing you a lifeline today. If you MUST buy a market laggard, at least buy one of these.
GSV Capital: The One-Stock Road Map to Instant “Startup Riches”
When you buy shares of GSV Capital, you’re actually buying a diversified basket of startups. Positions range from companies ready to IPO to ones just getting started. A handful of these tiny companies have valuations ready to rocket higher, which demands your immediate attention.
Judgment Day for Stocks: Third-Quarter Earnings Report Card
It’s report card time. Roughly 1,100 companies have reported third-quarter earnings. The data, so far, suggest that the market has reached the upper limit on prices. Who made the honor roll? Who’s being disruptive? And who just flunked out? Let’s find out...
Fair or Foul? Trust in Tech Reaches Alarming Levels
The Verge just published a fascinating survey. It indicates that consumers trust Amazon almost as much as their own bank. Google was a close second to Amazon in trustworthiness. Is this alarming or natural? Let’s break it down...
New Gilded Age Haunts American Middle Class
Compounding interest is a force of nature. It’s such a daunting force, in fact, that it’s chiefly responsible for 99% of the wealth residing in the hands of 1% of the population. The problem isn’t going away, either. Here’s what you need to know now.
Stock Wars: Northrop Grumman vs. Caterpillar
Caterpillar (CAT) and Northrop Grumman (NOC) are each sitting near all-time highs. So which company is more worthy of our investment dollars? I asked my senior analysts to battle it out. Your vote decides the winner.