With the new inflation numbers coming in under expectations, that’s a bullish sign that the Federal Reserve won’t be adding more hikes to interest rates, at least for now.
Slower inflation is a good sign since it means that the transition from a cool economy to a hot one isn’t happening too quickly. It’s transitioning over time, and that’s bullish for consumer stocks since a fast rise in prices means consumers will slow spending or choose value brands over name brands.
As 2018 started, it looked like the economy was heading down the first drop on....More>>>
Some companies take a Field of Dreams approach, hoping that if they build, customers will respond. That’s not the case with most energy infrastructure companies. They refuse to put shovels into the ground unless they’ve already received significant customer support in the form of long-term, take-or-pay contracts that guarantee a steady stream of cash flow as soon as an asset enters service.
While those customer commitments were hard to come by over the past few years due to the turbulence in the oil market, energy companies are beginning to grow more optimistic....More>>>
Gold rose above last week’s closing level of $1,347.90 an ounce in Monday’s trading as threats of “actual wars” pushed the price of the yellow metal.
Prices had earlier touched a five-week high in March 2018 as threats of a trade war between the United States and China weighed on the dollar and equities. On Jan 25, spot gold touched a high of $1,366 an ounce. Gold value has increased more than 2% in 2018 so far, after recording a healthy 12% gain last year.
As markets remain skeptical in the face of the ongoing geopolitical tensions, prices are expected....More>>>
Finding dividend stocks that provide the right amount of growth, long-term stability, and consistent yields can be difficult. But they aren’t impossible to find, if you know where to look.
To help you track down a few of these companies for your portfolio, we reached out to some Motley Fool contributors for dividend stock ideas. They came back with these stocks. Here’s why.
Top 5 Blue Chip Stocks To Buy Right Now: Tesla Motors, Inc.(TSLA)
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Penny stocks are great opportunities for retail investors to make triple-digit gains in a matter of days, but it can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In order to help Money Morning readers profit, we’re bringing you the five top penny stocks to watch in April 2018.
While a few penny stocks have great growth potential, the truth is that many of these low-cost stocks have very little chance of providing investors with a profit. In an effort to avoid losing your investment, it’s important to identify penny stocks that have strong financials and....More>>>