Oil Be Seeing You, Car To The Max & Cummins Or Goin’s

Burning The Midnight Oil The time has come, Great Ones. To say fair’s fair. To read emails. To answer and share. Reader Feedback time has come. A fact’s a fact. It belongs to you. Great Stuff’s gonna give it back! Your beds might not be burning, Great Ones, but our inbox is on fire. You know they make creams for that, right? Quiet, you. It’s Reader Feedback day, and the only cure (for once) is not more cowbell. It’s your emails! Today’s the day we dive into the Great Stuff inbox like Scrooge McDuck, swim around and reply to whatever[…]

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$70 Million Ransomware Demand Shocks the World

First, cybercriminals hacked the Colonial Pipeline, causing gas shortages across the southeastern U.S. Then they hacked JBS, a global meat producer, shutting down all of its U.S. beef plants. Now they’re at it again, with the largest and most sophisticated ransomware attack in history taking place over the Fourth of July weekend. Rather than target businesses directly, a Russian cybercrime gang hacked management software firms around the world, such as Miami-based Kaseya. It then used the firms’ software to infiltrate their clients’ computer networks. All told, up to 1,500 companies and organizations were disrupted by the attacks, including schools, grocery[…]

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3 Undervalued Retailers with Strong Zacks Ranks

This doesn’t seem like a time for value, does it? The pandemic is on its last legs and stocks are at new all-time highs. With pent-up demand and super accommodative monetary policies, who wants to invest in value right now? Smart investors, that’s who. Undervalued stocks may not stay undervalued for long, especially if they’ve got a high Zacks Rank. These are the stable names that could be among the biggest beneficiaries of a return to normal. And we’ve got a screen that will help you find them. The Undervalued Zacks #1 Rank Stocks screen will help you find names[…]

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Financials Head Higher After Banks Pass Stress Tests

Indices look to open flat after yesterday’s slow-moving session brought both the S&P and Nasdaq to all-time highs. Volumes have been fairly low and that should continue all week as traders sit on their hands ahead of Fridays big job number. Until then, the “Meme Stocks” continue to make the headlines, but we did get a piece of news from the financials that have the banks bid higher premarket. The Fed stress test results out last week showed that all 23 banks involved in the test passed easily. Starting last night, banks were allowed to announce how they would reward[…]

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This Janitor’s Secret $8 Million Fortune Could Help You Create Your Own

Today’s Take: Only invest in what you understand — for the long term. He used a safety pin to close his fraying denim jacket. At the local Friendly’s, other patrons would pay for his meal. They thought he couldn’t afford them. Ron Read grew up on a farm in Vermont, walking four miles to school every day. He was the first to graduate high school in his family. Not long after, he joined the army to fight in World War II. When he returned, he worked for the next 25 years as a gas station attendant. After he retired for[…]

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SPACE! The America 2.0 Frontier

Right now, Paul’s the most #BOP (bullish, optimistic and positive) he’s ever been about America 2.0! In fact, he believes our stocks could go: That’s right! One mega trend in particular could get us there … literally! Space. From 3D printing to semiconductors, America 2.0 is fully integrated into the ever-growing space race. If you want to know the No. 1 way to buy into the mega trend Paul believes could skyrocket over the next few years, check out this presentation here. You can also find out how to unlock Paul’s report: 10 Groundbreaking Space Companies That Should Be on[…]

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3 Revolutionary Tech Stocks For The Roaring 20s

We have seen a significant level of churn in daily price action between value and growth sectors. It is essential to have a well-positioned barbell allocation in your portfolio, with a mix of high-growth tech names as well as consistent & reliable earnings drivers in value sectors, such as banks, industrials, REITs, etc. High-growth tech has been a relative underperformer in 2021 as investors positioned themselves for impending interest rate hikes. Now that rate expectations are becoming more quantifiable, momentum is driving back into relatively discounted growth plays. Here I provide well-positioned long-term tech picks for your high-risk, high-reward portfolio[…]

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The Fed Retakes Control Of Inflation Narrative

Tech soared on the back of Wednesday’s post-meeting press conference with Fed Chair Jerome Powell, where he referred to this June FOMC meeting as the “talking about, talking about” tapering meeting. A taper tantrum is no longer of any concern to the markets. The Fed just regained control of the inflation and interest rate narrative. The market has been waiting in anticipation for the Fed to start tapering its $120 billion monthly asset purchases, and some even thought it would happen yesterday. A tapering announcement would come as a relief to investors because the wait would be over, and fear[…]

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Crocs and 4 Other Lifestyle Stocks to Buy on Earnings Momentum

Although the pandemic is not yet over, the situation around the world appears to be improving, thanks to the fast vaccination drive. With more people getting inoculated, the economies are opening up and consumers’ confidence is slowly bouncing back. Consumers are now returning to stores, bringing a recovery in brick-and-mortar traffic. Even as stores reopen, companies continue to witness strong digital trends, which demonstrate that the shift to online shopping is here to stay. Another pandemic-led trend, which is likely to persist, is the demand for comfort wear. During the pandemic, the desire to live an active and healthy lifestyle[…]

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Wall Street’s Inflation Fetish, Serfs Of Lordstown & Instagram Goes IRL

Wall Street’s Inflation Fetish It’s Wednesday, my dudes! We are halfway through the trading week, with very little from Wall Street to show for it. In fact, the S&P 500, the Dow and the Nasdaq have all gone basically nowhere since the beginning of May. If you ask around among the talking heads on Wall Street, the reason they’ll give you for stagnating stock market growth is inflation. You know … that thing that makes things more expensive? You mean a lack of supply and a glut of demand? No, silly. That would make too much sense after coming out[…]

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