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Lithium vs. Oil: An Unstoppable Divergence in the Energy Market
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Lithium continues to torch oil in 2017. The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (NYSE: LIT) has been hyperbolic all year — up 57% to date. Meanwhile, the iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN (NYSE: OIL) is down 16%. The divergence between these two key energy commodities is shocking. See for yourself… So […]

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Miracle Substance to Trigger New Growth Trend
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Nothing pops a portfolio quicker than investing alongside a new space-age material. Especially when the material gets mass adopted for commercial use. Think silicon here — it’s strong, durable, flexible, lightweight and cheap. Because of those factors, silicon has dominated the computing landscape for years. Virtually all circuitry is derived from silicon — from iPads […]

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Out-for-Blood Analysts Condemn Virtual Reality Revolution
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The first cell phone, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, hit store shelves 33 years ago. Measuring 13 x 1.75 x 3.5 inches and weighing 28 ounces, the DynaTAC 8000X was an absolute beast of a phone. No wonder it’s forever memorialized in popular culture as the “brick phone.” Carrying an equally hefty price tag of $4,000, […]

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Analyzing Google’s Plan to Rescue the Newspaper Industry
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I almost feel bad for subscription news companies (formally known as newspapers). Talk about death by a thousand cuts… According to The Atlantic, “Between 2000 and 2015, print newspaper advertising revenue fell from about $60 billion to about $20 billion, wiping out the gains of the previous 50 years.” But the revenue destruction is only […]

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Comcast’s Stay of Execution
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A couple weeks ago, I promised to report back with news of the FCC’s big vote. You’ll recall that the FCC wants to replace your “cable box” with an app on your smartphone. This would effectively kill the monopoly enjoyed by Comcast and Time Warner. Unfortunately, I can’t pronounce the cable companies dead today. The […]

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The #TrumpTax Strategy No One’s Talking About
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Well, tax reform is finally here. The framework for the largest tax overhaul in 30 years is nicely in place. Now let’s make sure your portfolio is ready. America’s biggest multinational corporations, like Apple, have long since been enjoying tax loopholes. That is, by extending their operations abroad. But the little guys — microcaps with […]

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12 Ordinary Investors Answer the $100,048 Question
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Mark sure your schedule is clear at 1PM EST today. In fact, I suggest canceling all of your appointments. Because in a few short hours, I’ll reveal every “Chartbreaker Profits” opportunity during my exclusive live broadcast. But in order to participate, you must click here, ASAP. Remember, during the event I’ll reveal a way to […]

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415 Billion Ways FAANG Stocks Will Annihilate the Competition
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We’ve got two months of good data on the recently launched FAANG ETF (FNG) — officially known as the AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF. So let’s check under the hood. FAANG, of course, is an acronym for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google — easily the most disruptive fivesome of stocks on the planet. […]

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The Tesla Upgrade We’ve Been Waiting For
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When will Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) shareholders insist upon the company turning a profit? Earlier this month, Jefferies analyst Philippe Houchois sent Tesla’s price tumbling when he issued the following warning… “Achievements to date and vision are impressive, but we don’t think Tesla’s vertically integrated business model can be scaled up as profitably and quickly as […]

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