The potential to become wealthy often means investing in an enterprise when it is small and waiting for the entity to grow large. For this reason, many investors are willing to take chances on what they believe to be hot penny stocks.
Investors in these stocks often lose everything … but they can also end up earning massive profits from a small amount of investment capital. For example, Booking Holdings Inc(NASDAQ:BKNG) (formerly known as Priceline.com) traded as low as $1.08 per share in 2001. BKNG now trades over $2,100 per share. American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT)....More>>>
If anybody ever wants to interview me about these five-stock samplers [you might be a journalist wondering whether people could pick stocks that do beat the market that consistently], I’ll be the first to say, by the way, 100% is not a hit rate I will ever be able to maintain, but thinking back, now, over three years, that is a pretty remarkable record of consistency. But whether or not we’re right 100% of the time or 75% or 50% of the time, what I really look at are the percentage points of alpha that would generate over and above the market, and that is a remarkable story. So,....More>>>
U.S. stocks seem to have shrugged off all uncertainties regarding nagging trade tensions between the United States and China. The one-and-a-half-month-long tech tantrums also have eased and rising rate worries have probably taken a backseat after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data.
Top 10 High Tech Stocks To Buy For 2018: 3M Company(MMM)
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IN April, I included 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) in my list of seven stocks that are great stocks and great businesses.
Over the past decade, 3M stock has delivered....More>>>
Since going public in mid-2015, e-commerce platform developer Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) has nearly quintupled in value, for around a 60% annual compounded growth rate. Of course, predicting those kinds of returns is impossible, but Shopify’s business model represents a unique opportunity that hit the market at just the right time.
Yet Shopify isn’t the only business with compelling arguments in its favor. We asked three of our Motley Fool investors for growth stocks that they like that have the potential to post returns that would put Shopify’s own to shame.
Investing with a long-term perspective doesn’t mean you have to buy slow-growing companies. In fact, investors who are in the market for the long haul can more easily stomach the volatility that often comes with owning growth stocks.
To help you track down a few such companies, we asked three Motley Fool writers for their top growth stock recommendations to buy now, and they came back with the following stocks. Here’s why.
Top 10 Small Cap Stocks For 2018: BB&T Corporation(BBT)
This super-regional bank offers an attractive value as it realizes expense cuts in....More>>>