The revised growth figures for the third quarter underscore the strong American economy. It records a rapid annualized growth rate of 5.2 percent, the highest since 2014. In stands in stark contrast to the lackluster performance in the U.K. and Europe. President Biden’s 2022 Inflation Reduction Act largely accounts for the current strength of the
The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (NYSEARCA:LIT) shed over 15% of its market value since the turn of the year, suggesting the lithium industry is subject to systematic headwinds. Although lithium stocks have surrendered value, we need to put matters into perspective before committing to long-term investment decisions. Firstly, consider that, like most commodity prices,
November through January are broadly considered to be peak holiday season. These three months are characterized by increased retail spending, travel and tourism, and splurges on luxuries. This includes a spending binge on casinos, online gambling, and iGaming. Therefore, from a seasonal perspective, investors consider exposure to some of the best gambling stocks. With positive
Often, investors think about income and growth as binary choices. Either a company pays a large dividend yield, or it offers strong capital gains upside. But investors don’t necessarily have to sacrifice one of these features to get the other. In fact, a surprising number of companies offer solid dividend yields and have considerable growth
Quantum computing stocks should be on your radar. The vast potential of quantum technologies means we’ll likely witness dramatic progress in AI, IoT, and clean energy technologies. These computers will give us the needed horsepower, but the tech is presently under a competitive research and development environment. Regardless of the speculative nature of quantum computing
There’s a strong argument to be made that investors should consider mid-cap AI stocks currently. The markets expect that the Fed will hold interest rates steady moving forward. Rate cuts will likely begin sometime in early to mid-2024. That will benefit mid-cap stocks in particular. Mid-caps tend to become cash-strapped in periods of high interest rates. Conversely,
Low-price stocks are the favorite of retail investors. It’s understandable, as there is scope for diversification even with a small corpus. However, in general, low-price stocks come with big risks. The exposure, therefore, must be limited to avoid potential capital losses. Fortunately, stocks under $10 represent companies with good fundamentals. Investors will not lose sleep