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Stock and Bond Markets in Frenzy

  The Federal Reserve’s announcement of an interest rate hike had the expected outcome, rising interest rates to slow the economy. Stocks were hit hard and the bond market saw long awaited fuel added to the fire, sending the stock and bond markets into a frenzy. The U.S. 10 Year Treasury reached levels not seen […]

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Ford Announces Layoffs Due to Trade Tariffs

Ford (“F” on your stock market scorecard) is not enjoying this year. Its stock has plummeted 29%, trading in the $8.00 to $9.00 range per share. Sliding stock prices are never good news, but that may be the least bad news for Ford Motor Co. The recent tariffs imposed this year by President Trump reportedly […]

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Netflix Posts Parabolic Gains

Netflix posts parabolic gains in after-hours trading Tuesday after announcing an estimate-topping earnings report. Shares shot up over 11 percent following the announcement, putting the stock well above the $350 mark, sending it to high levels again after its slide earlier this month. The solid update on earnings and subscriber growth comes after a rocky […]

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Square Dip Provides Ideal Entry Point

After its 125 percent rally this year, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s financial services company, Square, Inc. was a leader in the race to the bottom for tech stocks last week. The selloff provides an excellent opportunity for investors to go long on a stock with an aggressive strategy and five consecutive quarters of year over […]

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Big Banks Set for Big Gains

Even without market movement following positive earning on Friday, U.S. Banks may be set to soar for investors. As a result of overall market uncertainty following a huge drop in the overall markets, a temporary bear market has stunted financials. Big banks are set for big gains to catch up to the market as a […]

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Traditional Tobacco Slumps as Juul Hits $15 Billion

E-cigs finally made their impact, and Juul Labs has been the main force of disruption. You can see their USB-shaped product in stores nearly everywhere now, and adaptation is growing. The company has more than half of the market share for electronic cigarettes, and recently filed suits for patent violations to reign in the competition. […]

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Hits Hurt Harder for a Post-Growth Facebook

The past three months for Facebook have been a turning of the tides. Long-term investors may be getting rightfully worried. In July Facebook issued lackluster growth guidance on both digital advertising sales and new users, sending the stock tumbling. Overall, that day, and in the time since, Facebook has experienced around a 25 percent selloff. […]

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