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GM Stock Rises After Earnings Beat

General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) stock gained 9 percent on Wednesday after the company reported a third-quarter earnings beat fueled by higher auto prices. Analysts say GM is in a better competitive position than critics realize and GM stock offers long-term investors a compelling value.

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8 Food Stocks Gobbling Up Market Share

The restaurant group has been a minefield for investors in 2018 with traffic numbers in most casual dining restaurants on the decline. According to QSR Magazine, third-quarter restaurant sales are down 1.2 percent from two years ago. In that same time, restaurant traffic is down 5.7 percent. Traffic declines are a legitimate concern for restaurant investors, but…

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Boeing Earnings Wow the Market

BOEING CO. (NYSE: BA) stock gained nearly 4 percent on Wednesday after the company beat third-quarter earnings estimates and raised its full-year guidance, suggesting 2018 could be a record year for revenue. Concerns over a potential negative impact from the U.S.-China trade war now seem a distant memory for Boeing investors, and analysts say strong global demand and…

The Best Quintile 2 Dividend Stocks

The higher the U.S. stock market goes, the more important stock selection becomes for investors. The environment can be more difficult for dividend investors, as rising interest rates make fixed income alternatives more attractive. One way for investors to historically identify the best-performing large-cap dividend stocks is to use the Quintile 2 Russell 1000 screen. By ranking…

MCD Stock Rises After Earnings Beat

McDonald’s Corp (NYSE: MCD) stock traded higher on Tuesday after the company reported across-the-board earnings and revenue beats in the third quarter. Analysts say McDonald’s latest quarter is yet another sign that its Experience of the Future technology initiative has the company on the right track for long-term investors.

10 Reasons Investors Shouldn’t Panic

U.S. stocks are off to a rough start to the fourth quarter, with the S&P 500 index down 5 percent since the beginning of October and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 1,300 points in a two-day stretch earlier this month. The midterm elections, trade war uncertainty and rising interest rates are among the top…

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7 Oil Stocks With 25 Percent Upside

With both Brent and West Texas Intermediate oil prices bouncing higher in recent months, additional upside to oil prices may be limited in the near term. According to Bank of America analyst Doug Leggate, oil investors should now shift gears from identifying recovery story oil stocks and focus on oil stocks that offer a compelling…