Best Stocks To Buy For 2013: NYSE

[ April 23, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 29882 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

In recent years, Toyota (NYSE: TM  ) has been incredibly successful in the U.S. car market, with models like the Camry, Corolla, and Prius all becoming best-sellers. However, Toyota has had trouble competing with the likes ofFord (NYSE: F  ) andGeneral Motors (NYSE: GM  ) in the full-size-truck market. Truck buyers tend to be very loyal to their favorite brands, which makes it hard for competitors to unseat Ford and GM. Toyota is releasing a redesigned version of its Tundra full-size pickup for the 2014 model year in order to improve its position in this market. In the following video, Motley Fool industrials bureau chief Isaac Pino talks to contributor Adam Levine-Weinberg about Toyota’s plans for the 2014 Tundra and whether this new model improves Toyota’s chances in the full-size-truck market. China is already the world’s largest auto market and it’s set to grow even bigger in coming years. A recent Motley … Continue reading

[ April 23, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 66975 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

LONDON — To me, capital growth and dividend income are equally important. Together, they provide the total return from any share investment and, as you might expect, my aim is to invest in companies that can beat the total return delivered by the wider market. To put that aim into perspective, the FTSE 100 has provided investors with a total return of around 3% per annum since January 2008. Quality and valueIf my investments are to outperform, I need to back companies that score well on several quality indicators, and buy at prices that offer decent value. This series aims to identify appealing FTSE 100 investment opportunities, and today, I’m looking atDiageo (LSE: DGE  ) (NYSE: DEO  ) , the owner of many well-known alcoholic drink brands. With the shares at 1,968 pence, Diageo’s market cap is 49,437 million pounds. This table summarizes the firm’s recent financial record: Year to June Top … Continue reading

[ April 22, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 50466 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

Thanks to two huge product rollouts in November, this holiday season will be one of the hottest ever for this massive slice of the high-tech sector. That’s because three giant companies are fighting it out – to the death – for the biggest piece of a $93 billion windfall. And investors who identify the winner of this battle stand to pull down a hefty profit. Today, I’m going to show you which firm will come out on top. We Won’t Be Playing Games Because it gets so hot during the holiday shopping season, folks tend to think of videogaming as a consumer product. But it’s actually one of the backbones of the high-tech sector, driving development of semiconductors, displays, software, sensors, controllers, and other key elements of technology devices. But this year is shaping up to be special. Consider that the respected market researcher Gartner says the global videogame market … Continue reading

[ April 22, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 11553 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

Dividend stocks are everywhere, but many just downright stink. In some cases, the business model is in serious jeopardy, or the dividend itself isn’t sustainable. In others, the dividend is so low, it’s not even worth the paper your dividend check is printed on. Asolid dividendstrikes the right balance of growth, value, and sustainability. Today, and one day each week for the rest of the year, we’re going to look at one dividend-paying company that you can put in your portfolio for the long term without too much concern. This isn’t to say that these stocks don’t share the same macro risks that other companies have, but they are a step above your common grade of dividend stock. Check outlast week’s selection. This week, we’ll turn out attention to the gambling sector to a company that has been anything but a gamble for investors, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS  ) , … Continue reading

Tags: | | | | | | | | | | | | | |
[ April 22, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 65012 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

The following video is from Friday’s Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion with host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross, James Early, and Charly Travers. Taco Bell has already found huge success with the Doritos Locos Taco. Now Taco Bell is testing a new breakfast concept called the Waffle Taco. In this segment from the Motley Fool Money radio show, our analysts discuss the Waffle Taco’s prospects for success and the challenges Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM  ) continues to face in China. What about the competition?McDonald’s turned in a dismal year in 2012,underperforming the broader market by 25%. Looking ahead, can the Golden Arches reclaim its throneatop the restaurant industry or will this unsettling trend continue? Our top analyst weighs in on McDonald’s future in a recentpremium reporton the company. Click here nowto find out whether a buying opportunity has emerged for this global juggernaut. Top 5 Gold Stocks To Buy Right … Continue reading