Top 5 Insurance Stocks To Own Right Now

Shutterstock Millions of taxpayers will see a tax increase in 2017: they just won’t realize it immediately. That’s because the tax increase won’t be found with a bump in income tax brackets (more on tax brackets from Claudia Hill here) or a rate increase but a change in the cap on wages subject to Social […]

Hot Performing Stocks To Invest In 2018

NEW YORK Welcome to where nearly everyone is below average. It’s the world where investors try to pick which mutual funds will beat the market. It sounds great in theory, but the odds of doing it successfully over the long term can be slimmer than winning a lotto prize. Twice each year, S&P Dow Jones […]

Hot Growth Stocks To Buy For 2018

United Rentals (URI) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after easily topping earnings forecasts and also making an acquisition. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images United Rentalsgained 11% to $127.06 today, while the S&P 500 dipped 0.1% to 2,296.68. Wells Fargo’s Justin Ward sees the possibility of “a sustained beat and raise period” for United […]

Get Set Up for Profits in 2018 with These 3 Tactics

Keith Fitz-Gerald For the last 100 years, investing in America frequently meant doing a little research, then calling your broker to buy. Armed with a modicum of knowledge and data, yesterday’s investors would often “set it and forget it” when it came to their financial future in a process euphemistically called “buy and hold.” Problem […]

Is it Time to Book Profit on McDonald’s?

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) rewarded investors with trifling returns in 2016, but the stock has displayed strong signs of upward momentum this year. It is up approximately 25% year to date. The company reported strong first-quarter earnings last month which worked as a catalyst for the stock to move upward. McDonald’s impressive first-quarter results not only […]