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How to Invest in the Fast-Growing Fitness Industry
  • How to Invest in the Fast-Growing Fitness Industry

How to Invest in the Fast-Growing Fitness Industry

By |October 28th, 2016|

It seems hard to believe now, but going to the gym was once a fairly niche activity. These days, more people are working out than ever before. The number of gyms in the U.S. has risen from 30,000 in 2010 to 36,000 in 2015.

It’s not just health clubs and gyms that in the U.S. […]

Hopping Higher or Going Flat? A Look at the Beer Industry
  • Hopping Higher or Going Flat? A Look at the Beer Industry

Hopping Higher or Going Flat? A Look at the Beer Industry

By |October 19th, 2016|

For most people, beer is just something fun to drink when the game is on or while out on the town. For investors, however, this beverage is an extremely lucrative industry that only appears to be growing. The beer industry contributes more than $250 billion dollars to the U.S. economy annually, making it larger […]

How to Invest in the Ride-Sharing Boom
  • How to Invest in the Ride-Sharing Boom

How to Invest in the Ride-Sharing Boom

By |October 18th, 2016|

The ride-sharing sector shows no signs of slowing down. This fledgling industry generated an estimated $3.3 billion in revenue in 2015, and annual revenue is expected to top $6.5 billion by 2020.

Those numbers are staggering, considering the industry didn’t even exist 10 years ago. With those numbers, it’s no surprise investors want to get […]

With Twitter (TWTR) for Sale, Remember the Terrible Acquisitions of the Past
  • With Twitter (TWTR) for Sale, Remember the Terrible Acquisitions of the Past

With Twitter (TWTR) for Sale, Remember the Terrible Acquisitions of the Past

By |October 6th, 2016|

After failing to find much success as a publicly traded company, Twitter (TWTR) is for sale. Reports say that the social media company began fielding bids this week. Rumors are flying far and fast about potential suitors – including Salesforce (CRM) and Disney (DIS), but apparently not Alphabet Inc.’s Google (GOOGL).

Twitter’s share price has […]

What the OPEC Deal Means for Oil Stocks
  • What the OPEC Deal Means for Oil Stocks

What the OPEC Deal Means for Oil Stocks

By |October 3rd, 2016|

For the first time since oil prices started plummeting in the summer of 2014, there’s a bit of certainty regarding where the industry is headed. Members of OPEC, the multi-nation oil cartel, has reached a tentative agreement to cut oil production in an effort to raise oil prices.

While this is bad news for commuters […]

Are IPOs on the Rise Again? Here’s What You Need to Know
  • Are IPOs on the Rise Again? Here’s What You Need to Know

Are IPOs on the Rise Again? Here’s What You Need to Know

By |September 27th, 2016|

Say what you want about 2016 from an investing standpoint, but there’s no denying this has been a terrible year in terms of new IPOs hitting the market.

So far this year, there have been a paltry 94 IPOs filed. The last time the number of new IPOs were so low was back in 2008, […]

Skip Scandal-Filled Wells Fargo (WFC) in Favor of These Bank Stocks
  • Skip Scandal-Filled Wells Fargo (WFC) in Favor of These Bank Stocks

Skip Scandal-Filled Wells Fargo (WFC) in Favor of These Bank Stocks

By |September 21st, 2016|

Banks are in the headlines again for all the wrong reasons. This time, it’s Wells Fargo (WFC) that’s being raked over the coals. The company was found to have created millions accounts for customers who never wanted them in the first place. Wells Fargo paid a $190 million settlement for the phantom accounts.

The fine […]

Simply Meh: Inside the Latest Jobs Report
  • Simply Meh: Inside the Latest Jobs Report

Simply Meh: Inside the Latest Jobs Report

By |September 7th, 2016|

The monthly jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor is an important indicator of how the economy is performing and where the markets might go. Improved employment rates and the creation of new jobs shows that the economy is improving. Falling jobs figures show that the opposite is happening. The latest August […]

Why Microsoft’s (MSFT) Stock Is Nearing All-Time Highs
  • Why Microsoft’s (MSFT) Stock Is Nearing All-Time Highs

Why Microsoft’s (MSFT) Stock Is Nearing All-Time Highs

By |August 29th, 2016|

If you want a good indicator of how Microsoft (MSFT) is performing, all you need to do is look at Bill Gates’ net worth. The Microsoft founder, who left his position as chairman in 2014, now has a reported net worth of $90 billion. While Gates’ net worth is at an all-time high thanks […]

Obamacare Is Back in the News: 3 Health Stocks on the Rise
  • Obamacare Is Back in the News: 3 Health Stocks on the Rise

Obamacare Is Back in the News: 3 Health Stocks on the Rise

By |August 22nd, 2016|

Despite the fact that Obamacare is expanding coverage (the U.S. uninsured rate fell to 9.1 percent last year, its lowest mark ever), and that it has had a lot of benefits so far – like leading a surge in mental health treatment, eliminating lifetime and annual limits on coverage, and lowering overall healthcare costs […]