Defense stocks with dividends have been surging in popularity of late. There was a massive shift in the geopolitical scene once Russia invaded Ukraine in February this year. Assets invested in defense stocks grew at an incredible pace. For instance, in June, assets and outstanding shares increased by more than 50% in the Invesco Aerospace and
Mozilla launched Firefox in November 2004 as an alternative to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser. It briefly surpassed Internet Explorer as the most popular browser in 2009 due to its add-on features and greater security protection. Since Google Chrome’s release in December 2008, its market share has steadily increased to over 73% while Firefox’s market share
Finding the best chip stocks to buy isn’t as easy as it once was. After record demand in 2021, even the strongest chip stocks, such Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), continue to struggle as a result of supply chain constraints and severe macroeconomic headwinds. For instance, the S&P 500 Semiconductors Select Industry index is down 21% year to date.
There will always be ups and downs when it comes to stocks. But sometimes, the downturn can be more severe than usual. Knowing which stocks to sell during a downturn is important to save your portfolio. Deciding which stocks to sell can be difficult. You need to watch the general market trend as well as
With bullish sentiment steadily creeping back into the market, speculators may be eyeballing undervalued meme stocks to buy. Just to set the tone, Augsburg University defines this investment category as any security “that’s seen its price skyrocket due to excessive trading volume from retail investors.” In particular, social media forums fuel this endeavor. The Wall
Members of the U.S. military are eligible for a variety of government programs to pay for college—during school, while they are serving, and after they complete their service. Here’s a rundown of the programs that are available, starting with current college students. Key Takeaways The U.S. military has a number of programs to help pay for
A broad variety of different businesses, company structures, and industries exist within the private sector in the United States. The private sector is a broad concept encompassing profit-seeking companies that produce products and offer services, invest capital, and undertake a variety of different activities in pursuit of profit. These companies range in size from small
The role of equity research is to provide information to the market. A lack of information creates inefficiencies that result in stocks being misrepresented (whether over or undervalued). Analysts use their expertise and spend a lot of time analyzing a stock, its industry, and its peer group to provide earnings and valuation estimates. Research is valuable
What Is Waze? Waze is a community-driven map app designed by an Israeli company that was acquired by Google (GOOG) in 2013. Waze uses data from app users to provide quicker navigation routes. Data is submitted both automatically as users drive around (using speeds determined by GPS signals) and can be manually entered on the
The technology sector is an inescapably huge investment opportunity for both corporate America and Wall Street. It is the largest single segment of the market, eclipsing all others (including the financial sector and the industrials sector). More than anything, technology companies are associated with innovation and invention. Investors expect considerable expenditures on research and development by
In Dobbs v. Jackson, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the half-century-old precedent that guaranteed federal abortion protections. After the controversial June 2022 decision, the matter was kicked back to the states, leading to a tangle of laws. It’s an ever-evolving landscape. Cost varies. Abortions are less expensive in the first trimester than
Preston Pysh talks with Bitcoin influencer, Croesus, about his articles on Bitcoin’s adoption curve and value proposition. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 – Intro 01:05 – Why the yuppie elite do not get Bitcoin – Unit Bias 17:11 – The two types of models to understand the value of Bitcoin 21:36 – Why the
Todd Bunton, CFA, Growth & Income Stock Strategist at Zacks Investment Research, discusses a stock that might be worth a closer look by investors: Darden Restaurants (DRI). This restaurant operator offers strong growth and income while trading at a reasonable price. The company delivered a solid beat for fiscal 2016 Q1, driven by solid same-store