Morgan Stanley IM Predicts Emerging Markets in the Next Decade

According to Morgan Stanley Investment Management, equities in developing nations are expected to do well this decade, joining a majority of investors that are shying away from the US in preference of other markets. Shifting focus from US stocks to emerging economies stocks  Morgan Stanley IM’s deputy chief investment officer Jitania Kandhari stated that the… Continue reading Morgan Stanley IM Predicts Emerging Markets in the Next Decade

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Options 101: The Bare Bones Basics

Options trading has become incredibly popular. In fact, according to FIA.org: The total volume of trading reached 62.58 billion contracts in 2021, up 33.7% from the previous year. Futures trading rose 14.6% to 29.28 billion contracts. Options trading jumped 56.6% to 33.31 billion contracts. This is the fourth year in a row that global exchange-traded… Continue reading Options 101: The Bare Bones Basics

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The Top Ways to Invest as U.S. Consumers Struggle

The consumer is struggling. In fact, at the moment, 63% of Americans are now living paycheck to paycheck.  That’s up from 60% in October.  “Americans are cash-strapped and their everyday spending continues to outpace their income, which is impacting their ability to save and plan,” said Anuj Nayar, LendingClub’s financial health officer, as quoted by… Continue reading The Top Ways to Invest as U.S. Consumers Struggle

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There’s a Very Serious Shortage of Medications All Over the U.S.

Flu season is here again. And unfortunately, the U.S. is running short of key medications to treat it. In fact, according to the New York Post: “America is facing a shortage of four key medications used for common illnesses in children as virus season comes back in full force. Officials have declared a shortage of… Continue reading There’s a Very Serious Shortage of Medications All Over the U.S.

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How to Trade a Potentially Strong Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Consumers were crushed with higher inflation this year. But they’re still spending.  In fact, according to the World Economic Forum, “real personal consumption expenditures amounted to $14.1 trillion on an annualized basis in Q3 2022, up from $13.9 trillion a year earlier.” Heading into the holidays, the National Retail Federation (NRF) says retail sales could… Continue reading How to Trade a Potentially Strong Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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Billionaire Stands to Make $250 Million from Twitter Deal

With Elon Musk pushing forward with his planned acquisition of Twitter (TWTR), billionaire Carl Icahn could make up to $250 million. In fact, the Musk-Twitter deal could be finalized as early as Friday, depending on financing, says The Wall Street Journal.  “Icahn quietly amassed a Twitter stake of well over $500 million in the past… Continue reading Billionaire Stands to Make $250 Million from Twitter Deal

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Five Top Lithium Stocks to Consider Immediately

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Lithium prices could push even higher. All because the U.S. does not have the battery mining operations in place it desperately needs, according to Piedmont Mining CEO Keith Phillips.  Sure, the Biden Administration wants to halve the number of gas-powered vehicles on the roads by 2030.   But, according to Phillips, “Yes, we’ll [eventually] have enough,… Continue reading Five Top Lithium Stocks to Consider Immediately

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Three Safe High-Yielding Dividend Stocks to Consider

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With sky-high inflation, potential recession, and the potential for geopolitical disaster, some of the best stocks to own are high-yielding dividend stocks. According to NerdWallet contributor Chris Davis, “Investing in companies with a strong track record of paying — and increasing — dividends can lead to stable cash flow even during recessions. Another option is… Continue reading Three Safe High-Yielding Dividend Stocks to Consider

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