Investing in long-term stocks as a 30-year-old is a tricky proposition. On the one hand, you’ve likely got something close enough to a disposable income that you can afford to sock away extra cash into retirement accounts or a taxable brokerage. On the other hand, you’re likely more risk-averse than you were in your 20s.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a massive game-changer for tech giants. And for a brief period of time, so have AI penny stocks. In fact, since 2023 began, some of the biggest U.S. tech firms added nearly $2.4 trillion to their market caps thanks to AI buzz. For example, Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) started the year close to $142.
Bloomberg published an article in early November about RTX Corp. (NYSE:RTX) selling $6 billion in investment-grade bonds over various durations to help repay a short-term loan it got to cover its $10 billion accelerated share repurchase. Is it just me, or does that seem ridiculous in a higher interest-rate market? “Both Moody’s Investors Service and
As 2023 comes to a close, investors are probably wondering what kinds of equities might do well next year. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has received an incredible amount of attention due to the release of OpenAI’s advanced chatbot, ChatGPT. These chatbots are not only useful for productivity, but they can also give opinions on the market. Whether or not
With the Nasdaq taking investors on a roller coaster ride this year, many have sought refuge in mega-cap tech names like Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA). However, some of the best bargains right now are in smaller semiconductor stocks flying under Wall Street’s radar. While not rivals to titans like Nvidia or AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), these chip makers boast
Generally, uncovering the overlooked growth stocks that promise substantial growth can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. However, as the stock market approaches 2024, three compelling companies have managed to fly under the radar. This article delves into the promising worlds of these three firms. Each hails from a different industry and
After Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) stock soared 166% so far in 2023 as of Nov. 9, I don’t expect the shares to come close to duplicating that performance over the next 12 months. That’s because the valuation is no longer very cheap, while the current ad rebound is, to a large extent, baked into the shares.
Growth stocks have been fairly resilient, considering challenges such as high interest rates and the prospect of a recession within the next twelve months. This resilience notwithstanding, however, make no mistake. There are plenty of growth stocks at risk. In fact, many of the high-profile growth names that have either performed strongly or held steady
EV maker Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) sustained robust growth in October with 40,400 deliveries. This showed a 10% monthly increase and a 300% surge from October 2022. Despite a 20% rebound from their Oct. 19 low, shares hover around 20% below all-time highs seen this August, when shares hit $46.65. The suppressed valuation may stem from
Chinese EV manufacturer Xpeng (NYSE:XPEV) has been performing well this year, sustained by what appears to be strong bullish sentiment. Monthly deliveries have improved notably for XPEV stock, with September deliveries coming at 15,310, up 81% year-over-year. In Q3, the company delivered 40,008 units, a 72% increase from Q2. Xpeng expanded its reach to European
As we enter the halfway point of November, investors looking to capitalize on the burgeoning hydrogen market should consider these top three hydrogen stocks. Each has shown promising potential in an industry poised for growth as the world shifts towards cleaner energy solutions. So here are the best hydrogen stocks to consider. New Fortress Energy
SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) made headlines with a robust Q3 report, reaffirming its status as a top fintech stock. SOFI stock added 717,000 members, marking a 47% year-over-year increase. Beyond its roots as a student lender, SoFi has evolved into a comprehensive financial services hub. The quarter witnessed a significant $2.9 billion deposit growth, crucial for
The debate around Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has been heating up lately as the e-commerce stock nears a potential inflection point. When the pandemic first struck, Amazon was one of the highest-flying stocks, seeing its growth bolstered by tailwinds from global lockdowns, as consumers were forced to buy their wares online. The company became essential for
Crisis will again lead to opportunity for lithium stocks. Sure, crumbling demand for electric vehicles, fears of oversupply, and stalling lithium demand in China have put a recent dent in lithium prices, but don’t let that chase you away. Instead, use the weakness as an opportunity to buy. After all, according to Morningstar, “Rising EV adoption and the
When most investors think about investing in EV stocks, one name comes to mind – Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). The company that started it all, Tesla remains the gold standard. Most EV companies aspire to reach Tesla’s success, in terms of mass market adoption and brand power. However, the EV market is expanding, with competition increasing rapidly
Welcome to the world of AI (artificial intelligence) investing! As technology rapidly evolves, learning how to invest in artificial intelligence becomes crucial. Savvy investors repeatedly focus on the AI sector, viewing it as a hub of breakthrough developments and investment opportunities. This is especially vital for seasoned stock market players and beginners aiming to expand
Make no mistake about it: EVs are here to stay, even if demand is currently down. Leading EV stocks to buy in the sector remain strong buys on secular trends that have not changed materially. It’s quite straightforward. The EV sector is going through growing pains. Electric vehicles are expensive and that is slowing the
Editor’s note: “The ‘iPhone For AI’: Betting Big On Artificial Intelligence” was previously published in October 2023. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available. Despite all the hype surrounding the internet throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, the internet didn’t really take off until Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in
When it comes to biotech stocks, I usually like to take a “Goldilocks” approach. This involves investing in biotech companies that have one or more promising drugs in mid-to-late stage clinical trials, as companies with early stage drugs are too risky for me. Unfortunately, a high percentage of drugs that have not yet undergone clinical
Macroeconomic conditions are starting to show cracks, so investing during a downturn can be daunting. Taking a long-term position in quality companies is a smart way ensure you’re protecting and growing your wealth. Never underestimate the power of branding. When the economic chips are down, people will pay more for a known and trusted name.