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STOCK WARS: Revenge of the Tech

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 24, 2017

The market’s strongest sector by far — technology — fell 3% in the week after Trump’s election, while the S&P 500 rose 2%. But as this earnings season — the first of Trump’s presidency — has proved so far to investors, it doesn’t always pay to jump the gun…

Britain

Conspiracy-Buster Edition – The Deep State

By Louis Basenese - May 19, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Snap Election on June 8 is ready to decide Brexit’s fate. But the results could also trigger a massive one-day gain using something we call “Churchill’s Ladder.”

Pink Sheets

Decoding the Cryptic “Pink Sheets”

By Louis Basenese - May 15, 2017

Over 3,300 companies trade on the Nasdaq. Another 2,800 trade on the New York Stock Exchange. And the IPO market adds more companies to the mix every quarter. But many investors are surprised to learn that another dynamic niche of the market exists. I’m talking about the “Pink Sheets.”

Friday Charts

Friday Charts: More Apple Domination and Volatility’s Strange Disappearance

By Louis Basenese - May 12, 2017

This week, I’ve handpicked two charts to convey Apple’s current – and likely continued – dominance. Then, it’s on to a handful of graphics that underscore the shocking disappearance of market volatility in a time of so much political uncertainty. Is it time for investors to rejoice or run for cover?

Retirement

Dangerous Retirement Myth – BUSTED

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 11, 2017

A large number of Americans lack the money to truly enjoy their golden years. In fact, nearly half of U.S. families are without any retirement savings at all, according to the Economic Policy Institute. But there’s an easy way to give your savings a boost. We just need to clear one thing up first…

Auto Industry

Sudden Transformation Hits Automobile Industry

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 10, 2017

With Tesla’s massive growth recently, we could be looking at the death of the combustible engine within the next decade. And almost every car maker on Earth is working towards building cars that drive themselves. Even the very way we buy cars has changed. Here’s how to cash in on the shift.

Innovation

3 Innovation Trends You Can’t Ignore

By Louis Basenese - May 9, 2017

Innovation never disappoints. That was the battle cry upon which I started at Wall Street Daily 10 years ago at the top of the oil boom. I’m especially bullish on three specific industries at the moment.

Dividends

The #1 Undisputed Investing Strategy [VIDEO]

By Louis Basenese - May 8, 2017

It’s a hardly disputed fact that dividend-paying stocks outperform nondividend payers over time. According to data crunched by famed economists Eugene Fama and Kenneth French, dividend-paying stocks have beaten out nonpayers by as much as 1.9% on a total return basis over the last 90 years.

Global

Global Superpowers on Brink of Real-Life Star Wars

By Jonathan Rodriguez - May 3, 2017

It’s been more than 70 years since the end of World War II. But global tensions are once again reaching fever-pitch levels. Indeed, we’re closer now to world war than we have been in three decades…

Retail

Amazon-Proof: The Blueprint for Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

By Jonathan Rodriguez - Apr 26, 2017

Almost half of U.S. households are now Amazon Prime subscribers. And as more consumers are doing much of their shopping online – many retail companies are living on borrowed time. But a handful of brick-and-mortar retailers have emerged as Amazon-proof. Here’s how…

Retail

Target Falls Victim to Amazon’s Unstoppable Ascent

By Jonathan Rodriguez - Apr 13, 2017

Analysts project the biggest earnings growth for the S&P 500 since 2011 this quarter. But retail companies are bracing for pain. You see, while Amazon has soared, brick-and-mortar shops have been dying a slow death. And Target is the next victim.

Video Games

GameStop’s Earnings: The End of the Video Game Boom?

By Martin Hutchinson - Apr 11, 2017

The PureFunds Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR) has virtually doubled the returns of the S&P 500 over the last 12 months. But on the heels of a bad earnings report, “experts” now believe that GameStop (GME) just rained on the video game parade.