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Retail Stocks About To Catch Fire Under Trump’s Tax Plan
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For retailers, it’s the most wonderful time of the year again. As you know, the Christmas holiday season is the industry’s most profitable period. However, many brick-and-mortar shops have been crushed by the success of Amazon’s online business over the last decade. But thanks to President Trump’s tax plan, retailers can finally get into the […]

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Brand-New App “Sounds Like Hell”
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Please add a new word to your vocabulary. This is something you should do ASAP, too. Ready? The word is… “Frictionless.” Investopedia defines frictionless as… “A theoretical trading environment where all costs and restraints associated with transactions are non-existent.”— Investopedia Eek. Allow me to dumb it down… A “Frictionless Economy” fosters free transactions that require […]

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Bitcoin Could Soon Be Dethroned As The Crypto King
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Last week, Bitcoin took a bit of a stumble. The world’s most valuable cryptocurrency dropped more than 25% after a planned fork of the currency was canceled at the last minute. And this isn’t the first time Bitcoin’s been thrashed about this year. The currency’s experienced five drops of 25% or more in 2017 alone. […]

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Green Energy: Lost Cause or Must-Have Investment?
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You know I favor microcap technology investing. My rationale is simple (and irrefutable)… No other investment on Earth rewards investors greater for hitting the bull’s-eye. The problem is the bull’s-eye always moves. Case in point: Roughly 10 years ago, the bull’s-eye was squarely fixed on alternative energy. With oil prices above $100 per barrel , the […]

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5 Powerful Data Points (Ignore at Your Own Risk)
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Behind the curtain here at Wall Street Daily, we’re performing minor miracles with data. For example, an upward trend in the Baltic Dry Index (BDIY) just emerged, warning us that the cost to ship raw materials is rising. Such data points give us a huge edge when forecasting stock movements. Another point worth noting is […]

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Kamikaze Investors Get a Lifeline
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Ever tried to catch a falling piano? Of course you haven’t! Doing so would constitute pure insanity. So why would you buy shares of a stock in freefall? The downward momentum of such a stock can be every bit as forceful as the aforementioned piano. Nonetheless, people keep buying beleaguered stocks simply because they seem […]

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GSV Capital: The One-Stock Road Map to Instant “Startup Riches”
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Let’s unpack a clever way to invest in emerging technologies — ones that are privately held yet are perfectly within your reach. The ingenious path to “startup riches” is through GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: GSVC) — a publicly traded venture capital firm. When you buy shares of GSV, you’re actually buying a diversified basket of […]

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Judgment Day for Stocks: Third-Quarter Earnings Report Card
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It’s report card time. Roughly 1,100 companies have reported third-quarter earnings. The data, so far, suggest that the market has reached the upper limit on prices. Companies that miss analysts’ expectations are down 3.3% in the two days following the earnings announcement. Such a two-day decline is over a full percentage point more than the […]

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Fair or Foul? Trust in Tech Reaches Alarming Levels
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The Verge just reported something that got my attention… “Big tech companies have turned the corner from friendly giants to insidious monopolies.” The monopoly thesis is based on the $2.7 billion EU anti-trust ruling against Google and the possibility of similar legal action here in the United States. But a fascinating survey was also published […]

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