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.
Investing in small-cap stocks isn’t for the faint of heart. Many are attracted to smaller companies because of the potential for enormous gains: If a $1 billion company becomes a $2 billion company, your investment has doubled. In theory, that seems like a much easier hurdle to jump than a $100 billion company becoming a $200 billion company.
But in practice small-cap investing can be fraught with risks, too. Smaller companies don’t have the resources that bigger ones do, and can be crushed if they go head-to-head. Smaller-cap companies that are considered....More>>>
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been a stunning performer in the streaming video era. Since that fateful Qwikster episode in 2011, share prices have soared 3,370% higher. It’s money-making drama of the highest caliber.
But past performance is no guarantee of future returns. There must surely be a few stocks on the market today that will crush Netflix’s returns from this point. So, we asked a few of your fellow investors to share their best candidates for Netflix-stomping gains.
Read on to see how these stocks could leave Netflix investors in the dust.
While it’s open to debate whether President Donald Trump made America great, the 2016 election did produce one undeniable result: it laid the foundation for cannabis-related businesses, thereby dramatically improving profitability potential for marijuana penny stocks.
During the general election, a record number of states voted for marijuana legalization to varying degrees. Of those voting states, The Washington Post declared that California represents the bellwether. With roughly 12% of Americans calling California home, a major win here would signal greater social....More>>>
The stock market is up about 30% over the last three years, which has fueled solid financial returns for most investors. A few investments have done far better than that, though, thanks to sharply improving operating results that consistently trounced expectations.
Below, we’ll look at three of these standout performers with an eye toward whether any of them represent solid buys today.
Top 10 Safest Stocks To Watch Right Now: Invitae Corporation(NVTA)
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