Best Preferred Stocks

Best Preferred Stocks to Buy Now in 2020

Preferred stocks, sometimes called preference shares, are a hybrid investment. They’re a lot like a stock, but also a lot like a bond. Shares trade on an exchange much like a stock. But the shares have a defined “par” value that the issuing company can buy them back at, much like a bond. Preferred stock dividends tend to be larger than that of common shares, and it’s a fixed, qualified dividend not subject to change like common stocks. That means there’s less ...
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best utility stocks

10 Best Utility Stocks to Buy in 2020

Utility stocks are generally made up of companies that generate electricity, natural gas, or provide water or sewage services. They tend to be big, established names with large market capitalizations—no penny stocks here! Why focus on the top utility stocks? Historically, utility companies have been less volatile than the overall market and have also offered steady, sizeable dividend yields. That’s thanks to the fact that these companies tend to be heavily regulated, but regulated in a way that ensures investors always ...
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The Best REITs To Buy Now in 2020

Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, are an investment that trade on an exchange much like a stock. But unlike a stock, they must have some tie to the world of real estate. There are a variety of REITs covering all sorts of specialized properties and strategies.  For investors interested in real estate, REITs are a good place to get started and comfortable with the asset. Best of all, REITs are structured to pay out at least 90 percent of their ...
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best tech stocks

10 Best Tech Stocks to Buy Right Now in 2020

Investors looking for safe returns tend to buy dividend stocks… or even bonds. But for investors looking for market-beating returns that can greatly increase their wealth, they turn to tech stocks. That’s because technology companies are continually bringing new ideas to fruition, and that means rapid earnings growth, prodigious cash flow from rising revenue growth, and great profit margins. While no company can grow infinitely, tech companies tend to come up with new and better products, allowing older and more obsolete ...
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Overnight Trades Turn $5,000 into $2.8M

With the new year comes new trading opportunities. One method traders use to take advantage of the new year is to screen for companies that underperformed in the prior year. Buying these “dogs” tends to make for a market-beating year, on average. Trading Tips’ Andrew Packer explains in our latest video ...
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stocks under 5 dollars

10 Best Stocks Under 5 Dollars to Buy Right Now in 2021

Most financial news is dominated with huge mega-corporations. These companies tend to come at a high share price as well.  Facebook and Microsoft trade for around $200 for a single share. Apple trades for over $350. And some companies like Google and Amazon trade for thousands of dollars per share. Investment advice often means to stick with these big names. On the other end of the investment world are lesser-known names that can produce huge fortunes as well. But they trade for ...
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The Six Best Gold Stocks to Buy Now in 2020

On June 30th, 2020, gold prices topped $1,800. That’s an eight-year high for the metal, and it’s also close to the market’s all-time peak of $1,900 set back in 2011. In a time of economic uncertainty, massive amounts of government stimulus, and non-market fears permeating the world, gold will likely continue to shine—and set a new high along the way. The gold futures contract suggests the uptrend will keep going for a while yet. As gold prices fare, gold stocks, particularly gold mining ...
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best growth stocks

The 7 Best Growth Stocks to Buy Right Now in 2020

There are a number of ways to invest. For investors looking to get the best returns—as long as they don’t mind a little risk—growth stocks can be a great way to meet your investing needs. The best part about an investment in growth stocks, or companies that are seeing rapid growth in their earnings, sales, and cash flow, is that they can massively beat the stock market average over time. That makes it a great counterweight to the value stocks, dividend ...
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