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Top 10 Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now

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A good friend of mine loves to cite this quote often attributed to Mark Twain: “It’s not what you know for sure that gets you in trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”

Retirement saving and investing are similar. It’s easy to fall into retirement strategy beliefs that “seem” to be true. Be sure not to....More>>>

Top Low Price Stocks To Own For 2019

Dollar General (DG) marked its 27th consecutive year of same-store sales growth in fiscal 2016. It followed this milestone up with a beat on both the top and bottom lines during its first quarter of 2017, with comps once again growing – but by only about 0.7%. As I was sifting through the retail carnage, Dollar General was one of the companies that stood out as above average, so I decided....More>>>

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own Right Now

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) The most important revelation in Warren Buffetts latest letter to shareholders released over the weekend appeared on the very first page.

And yet almost everyone is missing it.

That first page is where Buffett reports his long-term performance. In his 50 year-plus investment career at Berkshire Hathaway
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Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Watch For 2019

A ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) test conducted last Wednesday off the coast of Hawaii failed when the land-based interceptor missile missed its target. The failure is the second in less than a year for a BMDS intended, among other things, to defend against potential North Korean missile launches.

The Aegis Ashore system, from which the missile was launched Wednesday, was first deployed....More>>>

Will athenahealth Be the Next Big Healthcare Deal?

Athenahealth(NASDAQ:ATHN) is trying to bust down barriers so that patients and healthcare providers have easy access to comprehensive electronic healthcare records, but not everyone’s happy with the progress it’s making. Recently, activist investor Elliott Management offered to acquire it for $160 per share following a scathing critique of the company’s operations. Is this a deal....More>>>

Will athenahealth Be the Next Big Healthcare Deal?

Athenahealth(NASDAQ:ATHN) is trying to bust down barriers so that patients and healthcare providers have easy access to comprehensive electronic healthcare records, but not everyone’s happy with the progress it’s making. Recently, activist investor Elliott Management offered to acquire it for $160 per share following a scathing critique of the company’s operations. Is this a deal....More>>>

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Buy Right Now

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Warren Buffett&s;s portfolio of stocks at Berkshire Hathaway has always contained a good number of insurance stocks. He likes them, always has.

Omaha&s;s most-famous....More>>>

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA) Share Pr

News articles about Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Portola Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score....More>>>

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In Right Now

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Dow 19,000 has a nice ring to it. And the iconic blue chip stock gauge is edging ever closer to that milestone.

After Mondays record-breaking day, when the Dow Jones industrial average, large-company Standard & Poors 500 stock index, tech-dominated....More>>>

Mid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Up 2%; Fluor Shares Plummet

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 1.15 percent to 24,206.39 while the NASDAQ climbed 1.47 percent to 7,192.19. The S&P also rose, gaining 1.05 percent to 2,657.27.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

On Friday, the information technology shares rose 1.59 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE: P), up 23 percent, and Super Micro....More>>>