Stocks to buy

Shares of global payments giant Visa (NYSE:V) have been on fire in 2019, rising 35% through the first six months of 2019 to fresh all-time highs. The catalyst? Broadly favorable macroeconomic and market conditions, which have simultaneously supported continued healthy consumer spending trends and a richer valuation for Visa. Source: Shutterstock In the long run, Visa
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U.S. equities continue to show an upward bias on Monday, with the S&P 500 holding above the 3,000 level while the Dow Jones Industrial Average remains north of the 27,000 level. Impressive gains all around as Wall Street continues to look past things like uneven economic data and an inverted yield curve to focus instead
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One of the biggest contributing factors for Donald Trump’s electoral victory in 2016 was fear. Like a marketing expert, the then-real estate mogul tapped into underlying industrial blue-collar concerns about job displacement; hence, we heard topics such as coal that haven’t been raised in quite some time. But the overriding reality is that nominally, nothing
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Target (NYSE:TGT) shares have been on fire in 2019. Shares in the retailer are up 35% year-to-date, from about $66 in January to approximately $87 today. While the stock continues to trade a lower valuation than its peers, investors have more confidence in its future prospects. Source: Shutterstock Regarding the future, Target faces many headwinds.
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This year has been an interesting one in the markets. Growth has been generous in different sectors, bonds have rallied along with stocks, and tech and income stocks have both been rallying. Throughout it all, investors are rooting for the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, which would be a sign of a slowing economy.
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Square (NYSE:SQ) stock has made significant progress in terms of business growth (both organic and inorganic) in the last 12-months. Source: Shutterstock However, SQ stock has been largely sideways for an extended period. SQ Stock is currently trading at the same levels as it was towards the end of August 2018. I believe that the
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Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL) is a global insurer and reinsurer that formed just after the dotcom bubble in 2001. ACGL had nothing to do with the dotcom crash. As an insurer, it was more in the line of fire when the insurance industry, especially reinsurers, got hammered in 2008. And if you look at the
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Since rallying to above the $170 level at the start of July, Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) stock quickly retreated,  trading recently around  $160. Investors are getting nervous  about NVDA despite its preemptive launch of its RTX Super  Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). Even though Nvidia is stealing the headlines ahead of Advanced Micro Devices’ (NASDAQ: AMD)
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On its face, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock is risky. Facebook stock suffered the largest one-day loss of market value in history last year, after it warned during its  second-quarter earnings report that its spending would increase. And FB stock from time to time has been rocked by regulatory pressure and scandals. Source: Shutterstock Despite all that,
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Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has had a Jekyll-and-Hyde year on the markets. Up 40% year to date through July 2, NFLX stock hasn’t had much momentum in the past three months, delivering a mere 2% equity increase to shareholders.  Source: Shutterstock It’s hard to feel sorry for Netflix shareholders when they’re up 40% on the year and
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