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.
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.
4 Stocks Destined for Disaster
Based on recent news about layoffs at Blue Apron, it appears that management sold the hype around its IPO, knowing that the business itself was unstable. As a result, Blue Apron shares are under incredible selling pressure — down 50% since its IPO. If you didn’t see the Blue Apron meltdown coming, you ain’t seen nothing yet! Here are three more impending market disasters…
30th Anniversary of Black Monday: Is a Resurgence Possible?
Today is the 30th anniversary of Black Monday — the bloodiest day in Wall Street history. Now, when you look at 1987’s pre-crash metrics against today's, it gets a little scary. Can we truly justify the hefty valuations of today’s market?
Metals & Minerals
The Harsh Truth About Gold
Over the last three years, the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) has lollygagged in a sideways direction. Still, some folks will insist on owning proxies for gold, rather than actual gold bullion. If you’re among those who favor paper gold, don’t simply buy an ETF.