Stocks to buy

A bad quarter sent Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares down nearly $100. The shares opened Oct. 25 at $1,697.55 after closing Oct. 24 at $1,780.78. Before trading opened, I grabbed some for my retirement account. My price was $1,687. Source: Benny Marty / Shutterstock.com At the price I paid, Amazon’s market capitalization would be about $835 billion. Through
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Until about mid-2017 or so, Altria (NYSE:MO) stock was a fairly solid investment. But then the shares came under pressure, leading to a grueling bear move.  During this period, the Altria stock price went from $77 to $45. Source: Kristi Blokhin / Shutterstock.com Since then, the company has continued to face strong headwinds. In the U.S.
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[Editor’s note: “3 Medical Marijuana Stocks to Buy” was previously published in September 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] Often, when analysts or bloggers talk up the potential of marijuana stocks, the focus is on the consumer side of the industry. But some of the best stocks in
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I recently read an article celebrating Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) 21st birthday. In it, the author reeled off 21 reasons why Google stock was worth buying.  Source: BigTunaOnline / Shutterstock.com This article got me thinking about Alphabet’s need to buy back more Google stock despite the fact that the shares are up 21% in 2019.  Loads
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I still remember the first time I saw my neighbor removing a red envelope from his mailbox. Source: Shutterstock It was 2005, and I was living in Chicago. I noticed that every few days he’d go out to his mailbox and pull out a bright red square envelope. Back then, I rented my movies from
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Investors holding software stocks must demand growth from them. After all, software companies hold nothing physically tangible. They may have important intellectual property, but their value comes from the solutions and services their programs offer. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) or International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) are easy choices for investors who do not want to spend too much
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InvestorPlace’s Vince Martin recently commented that Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) has returned to its rangebound ways, an indication that owning Alibaba stock might not be the best idea in the immediate future.  Source: BigTunaOnline / Shutterstock.com   “Investors who have long waited for Alibaba stock to finally rally again might hope that history will repeat. The
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As the third-quarter earnings season continues, stocks to buy keep marching higher, helped by solid results, hopes surrounding a draft Brexit deal, and good economic data. Ten of 11 S&P 500 sector groups are trading higher and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is challenging the 27,000 level once again. A number of familiar but troubled
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