9 Ways to Spot Value Trap Stocks

The cyclical nature of the stock market means that even popular stocks trade at a discount from time to time. Long-term value investors recognize that market downturns are typically only temporary, and they swoop in to buy stocks at a discount. However, sometimes a stock’s downturn is more than just a cyclical lull and can…


8 Reasons to Avoid Short Selling Stocks

Most long-term investors attempt to make money in the stock market by identifying individual stocks or exchange-traded funds that they believe will rise in value over time. As the old adage goes, the recipe for successful investing is buying low and selling high. However, certain investors actually profit off bets that share prices will go…

The Next Week is Critical for Tesla Inc (TSLA)

This week is a big news week for auto investors. Now that General Motors Co. (ticker: GM) and Ford Motor Co. (F) have reported mixed second-quarter earnings, investors are focusing their attention on Tesla Inc (TSLA) ahead of its Model 3 media event on Friday and its earnings report on Aug. 2.