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Be Smart and Take Your Profits on Shake Shack Inc Stock

Shake Shack Inc (NYSE:SHAK) is on a similar trajectory as Krispy Kreme, the doughnut shop that wowed markets in the wake of the dot-com collapse, but eventually fell to Earth.

After what was considered a blow-out quarter, with net income of nearly $5 million, or 13 cents per share, on sales of $99 million, SHAK shares jumped 20% over the course of two days.

Now they’re falling,....More>>>

How Warren Buffett Decides It's Time to Sell a Stock

Warren Buffett’s favorite holding period is forever, as he often remarks, but it doesn’t always work out that way. In reality, the Oracle of Omaha and his team sell stocks regularly, and for a variety of reasons. In fact, of the nine major stock positions in Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) portfolio 25 years ago, only three remain today.

However, there are....More>>>

How Warren Buffett Decides It's Time to Sell a Stock

Warren Buffett’s favorite holding period is forever, as he often remarks, but it doesn’t always work out that way. In reality, the Oracle of Omaha and his team sell stocks regularly, and for a variety of reasons. In fact, of the nine major stock positions in Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) portfolio 25 years ago, only three remain today.

However, there are....More>>>

Sterling Capital Management LLC Raises Position in McDonald's Co. (MCD)

Sterling Capital Management LLC increased its position in McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) by 21.9% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 82,892 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock after buying an additional 14,894 shares during the quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC’s holdings in McDonald's....More>>>

Create Your Own Dividend Using These 3 Covered Calls

Fixed-income or retired investors may dismiss using options because they seem exotic. Yet they don’t have to be, and covered calls can provide you additional income without terribly much additional risk than holding a stock.

Many of you retired or income investors already own blue-chip stocks in your portfolio and collect a dividend. Covered calls allow one to generate a bit more....More>>>

McDonald's Expands Further Into Nordic Countries

In this segment from the MarketFoolerypodcast, host Chris Hill is joined by Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker to discuss McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) global expansion efforts. The fast-food giant is planning to open 200 restaurants in Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark over the next 10 years. The two note how successful the company has been since CEO Steve Easterbrook took the reins....More>>>

7 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy for Growth, Too

Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of S&P 500 companies that have raised their payouts for a minimum of 25 consecutive years. To make it on to this list, you must operate your business efficiently over almost three decades — a feat that’s not easy for any company.

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Income investors love buying Dividend Aristocrats....More>>>

United Technologies, Home Depot Push DJIA Higher Wednesday

August 16, 2017: Markets opened higher again Wednesday even after a poor report on U.S. housing starts. Minutes from last month’s FOMC meeting revealed a Fed split on when to begin reducing its debt and to raise rates again. The energy sector dragged on markets following negative reaction the report on last week’s inventories. WTI crude oil for September delivery settled at....More>>>

United Technologies, Home Depot Push DJIA Higher Wednesday

August 16, 2017: Markets opened higher again Wednesday even after a poor report on U.S. housing starts. Minutes from last month’s FOMC meeting revealed a Fed split on when to begin reducing its debt and to raise rates again. The energy sector dragged on markets following negative reaction the report on last week’s inventories. WTI crude oil for September delivery settled at....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>>>