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Investment professionals like to joke that the so-called carry trade is akin to picking up pennies in front of a steamrollera reference to how leverage can quickly and dramatically magnify losses, transforming even a mild selloff into a painful loss.

For those unacquainted with investing jargon, the carry trade is a popular strategy that involves borrowing in a currency with low interest....More>>>

Best China Stocks To Own For 2018

William Patalon III

Two of our favorite U.S. heavyweights – The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) – are pushing forward with plans to put factories in China, positioning themselves to be winners in the part of the world where we’ll see the most growth in the decade to come.

I love both these moves.

For a lot of different reasons.

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Top 10 Bank Stocks To Watch Right Now

A December interest rate hike is on the table and investors have been frantically reallocating their portfolios in anticipation of the announcement. The probability of an interest rate hike at the December 14th FOMC meeting, according to action in the futures market, is currently implied at 95.4%. The image below shows the latest probabilities from CME Group’s Fed Watch Tool

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Top Stocks For 2018

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is sticking with President Trump.

Presiding at the U.S. banking giant’s annual shareholder meeting Tuesday, Dimon got an earful from investors who criticized JPMorgan’s support of the new White House administration and asked whether he would step down from Trump’s business advisory council.

“No,” answered Dimon.

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Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Watch For 2017

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Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK), which we first wrote about as a Top Idea on August 15th, performed strongly in 2016. We are equally sanguine about the company’s prospects for 2017, and believe the stock can return 30%+ over the next 12 months, with potentially significant upside if the company makes accretive acquisitions or exceeds....More>>>

Top Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2017

Russ Kaplan is a leading money manager with a value-oriented and contrarian approach to very long-term investing; here’s a look at his top growth idea for the coming year.

One of the few places of value in this market is the home building stocks and our Top Pick for growth-oriented investors is D. R. Horton (DHI), which is a home building stock.

D.R. Horton is more than just....More>>>

Top High Tech Stocks To Own For 2017

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Advertisers spent just 6% more on Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) ads last quarter than they did in the same period a year ago, a decrease from the 18% year-over-year jump seen in the previous quarter. Meanwhile, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has seen its ad revenue growth accelerate. Ad revenue increased 59% year over year last quarter, up from 45% growth in the third quarter last year.

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U.S. stocks extended losses on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 recording its longest losing streak in five years after the Federal Reserve, as expected, kept interest rates unchanged.

In announcing its decision, the Fed indicated that it doesnt need for much more evidence to justify a move, boosting the chances of a hike at its final meeting of the year.

The committee judges that....More>>>

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William Patalon III

Since the moment it was announced, we’ve been highly bullish on the complicated-but-intriguing deal that would combine the oilfield services unit of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and all of sector rival Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI).

But investors seem confused by the deal – about whether it was a shrewd move or a panic play by GE.

I understand....More>>>