Investing in the stock market is the surest way to build long-term wealth. Diversification among companies, industries, and types of securities is the key to ensuring that investors can reach their goals. Technology stocks can provide a boost to returns, as these companies are often on the cutting edge, making groundbreaking discoveries that change our everyday lives.
With that in mind, we asked three Motley Fool investors to choose top companies they believe to be offering compelling opportunities in the tech sector. They provided convincing arguments for these stocks.
Cheap stocks are usually cheap for a reason. And that reason isn’t a good one. Because of this, investing in cheap stocks can actually be risky.
But cheap stocks on the rise are a different story. Cheap stocks on the rise are usually rising for a reason. And that reason is a good one. It’s because either the stock got too cheap or the growth prospects are improving, or both.
Because of this, investing in cheap stocks on the rise can actually be quite rewarding.
With that in mind, here is a list of 3 cheap stocks that are already on the move higher due to improving....More>>>
Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner regularly recommends sets of stocks on the Rule Breaker Investing podcast — essentially giving us all a free taste of the choices he and his team make in Motley Fool Supernova’s portfolio universe. And he holds himself accountable, annually going back over those five-stock micro portfolios to let everyone see how he scored against the benchmark of the broader market.
Right now, it’s time for that yearly review of the ones he picked to honor the month, and also the briefly famous pregnant giraffe.
The week started off with a bang for U.S. equities after fears of geopolitical tensions caused by the Syria missile strike calmed down. The S&P 500 Index gained 0.8%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 0.9% and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.7% at day’s end.
These stocks following all made headlines after the bell Monday on earnings reports and one of these companies inking a major deal.
Here’s what you should know.
Top 10 Biotech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO)
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For a company to be considered a "growth stock," the only real criteria is that you are buying it because you believe in the unbridled potential for the stock’s price to go up over time.
That being said, I personally believe adding some specific criteria can help to increase the probability of finding a stock with Amazon-esque return potential. By buying companies with market capitalizations under $20 billion, there’s more room for the stocks to grow over time. And by buying companies that have shown strong revenue growth — an average of over 20% over the....More>>>