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The Best Stocks to Buy Now (and One Stinker to Short)

Our best stocks to buy now list for June is heavy on tech. That makes sense, of course. As Money Morning Director of Technology & Venture Capital Research Michael Robinson tells us, the road to wealth is paved with tech.

Our Money Morning investing and trading experts have picked four companies we like right now. Two of them have their feet in both the high-tech pharmaceuticals....More>>>

3 Top Dividend Stocks in the Dentistry Industry”

If you like to put your money where your mouth is, there’s probably no better (or more literal) way to do so than to invest in stocks that focus on dentistry. But if you also like to get money back in the form of dividends, there aren’t too many choices available among dental stocks.

The three top dividend stocks in the dentistry industry are Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO),....More>>>

Starbucks For The Long Term

In the early 1970s the “Nifty 50” were all the rage – growth stocks like International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Xerox (NYSE:XRX) General Electric (NYSE:GE), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), Sears Roebuck (NASDAQ:SHLD), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Polaroid and Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK), to name a few. In 1973-1974....More>>>

Johnson & Johnson, Cisco Systems Lift DJIA Monday

May 15, 2017: Markets opened higher Monday helped, perhaps, by the reported agreement between Saudi Arabia and Russia to extend the current production cuts to crude oil through the first quarter of 2018. Sector gains are widespread with only telecom down significantly. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled at $48.85 a barrel, up 2.1 on the day. June gold added 0.2% for the day to settle....More>>>

Starbucks For The Long Term

In the early 1970s the “Nifty 50” were all the rage – growth stocks like International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Xerox (NYSE:XRX) General Electric (NYSE:GE), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), Sears Roebuck (NASDAQ:SHLD), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Polaroid and Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK), to name a few. In 1973-1974....More>>>

What Happened in the Stock Market Today”

Stocks gave up much of the gains they made yesterday, as both theDow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI)and theS&P 500(SNPINDEX:^GSPC)indexes took a turn for the worse, largely due to a drop in the healthcare sector.

Today’s stock market

Index

Percentage Change

Point Change

Dow

(0.55%)

(113.64)

S&P....More>>>

Merck Stock History: The Drugmaker's Boom, Bust, and Bounce Back”

Merck (NYSE:MRK) is known today as a pharmaceuticals industry leader with a market cap of over $170 billion and a solid dividend. But the stock didn’t always claim the value that it does today. Through acquisitions, mergers, and nine stock splits along the way, the history of Merck stock has a lot of twists and turns.

Here’s a brief look at how Merck got to where it stands....More>>>

Merck Stock History: The Drugmaker's Boom, Bust, and Bounce Back”

Merck (NYSE:MRK) is known today as a pharmaceuticals industry leader with a market cap of over $170 billion and a solid dividend. But the stock didn’t always claim the value that it does today. Through acquisitions, mergers, and nine stock splits along the way, the history of Merck stock has a lot of twists and turns.

Here’s a brief look at how Merck got to where it stands....More>>>

Medtronic: A Healthy, Painless Investment

Image author: Jack Moreh. Source: Freerangestock Free Commercial Images

Please skip the intro if you have read my previous articles.

It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.”

– Warren Buffett

What is a wonderful company, and what is ‘quality’ from an investing....More>>>

3 Trump-Proof Dividend Stocks to Buy Right Now “

Regardless of which side of the political divide you fall on, you’ll probably agree that President Trump’s unorthodox leadership style is almost certainly going to create a fair amount of volatility in the market moving forward.

Keeping this theme in mind, I think the Dividend Aristocrats AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), and Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT)....More>>>