7 Great Ways to Buy Defense Stocks

U.S. investors have been uneasy in 2018 as the international trade war escalated. But while investors consider how to play defense with their portfolios, Morningstar analyst Chris Higgins says it may be a good time to consider buying defense industry stocks, especially after the November midterm elections. The Trump administration has made defense and infrastructure spending…

8 of the Best U.S. Online Retail Stocks

The downfall of American stalwarts like Sears Holding Corp. (ticker: SHLD), J.C. Penney Co. (JCP), Toys R Us and others has made it obvious that a major shift is taking place in the retail world. Most successful modern retail companies must have an online sales presence to survive. Some companies have been quick to embrace the…

Will a New CEO Help GE Stock?

ON MONDAY MORNING, General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) announced it is replacing its CEO, taking a $23 billion charge related to its power business and cutting its full-year earnings guidance. Investors took GE’s transparency and aggressive management change as good news, but analysts say the company will have to demonstrate that its new strategies can stabilize or grow…


8 Dividend Stocks That Beat the Market

Dividends are a relatively safe way for investors to get reliable returns, but dividend stocks often struggle to keep pace with the returns of the overall market. Fortunately for dividend investors, a decent dividend yield doesn’t necessarily mean investors should give up on share price gains as well. Bank of America’s yield advantage model screens…


Is Tesla Better With or Without Musk?

CEO Elon Musk’s stewardship of Tesla Inc (Nasdaq: TSLA) in in serious doubt after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Musk for fraud this week, accusing him of making “false and misleading” statements about taking Tesla private with his infamous “funding secured” tweet. Musk’s vision has pushed Tesla to become one of the biggest and most innovative…


Tesla Needs to Find a Partner

AUTO INVESTORS HAVE spent the last few years choosing sides between Tesla Inc (Nasdaq: TSLA) and the legacy U.S. Detroit automakers. However, analysts say Tesla and the “Big Three” U.S. automakers have a lot to offer each other, and a partnership with a major U.S. manufacturer could alleviate many of the problems that have plagued Tesla.


Apple iPhone XS Is a Cash Cow

AFTER ALL OF THE HYPE surrounding last year’s iPhone X, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) investors may have anticipated a low-key 2018 iPhone upgrade cycle. Fortunately, a pair of new surveys indicate demand for the high-end versions of the new generation of iPhones may be much higher than Wall Street had projected.