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2301, 2024

10 Key Resources to Getting Started with VectorVest!

By |January 23rd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Getting Started to VectorVest, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , |

To all our new subscribers (and our existing subscribers who would like a refresher on some of our key resources). I have compiled 10 key resources to ensure you get the most out of VectorVest.

1801, 2024

The Best Dividend Paying Stocks in Australia

By |January 18th, 2024|Categories: ASX Dividend Payers, Feature: Stock Market Investing, Retirement, Stock Market News, Top Dividend Payers|Tags: , , , , |

VectorVest tracks the best dividend paying stocks each day.  Within VectorVest there is a WatchList entitled: The Dividend Payers WatchList. The Dividend Payers WatchList tracks shares in Australia where the Dividend Yield is 3% or better and where the price is at least $2 or higher (to avoid any penny stocks). A snapshot of the Dividend Payers WatchList [...]

1801, 2024

Uranium Spot Prices are Surging – how to find the best Uranium Stocks.

By |January 18th, 2024|Categories: Australian Uranium Stocks, Stock Market News, Uranium Hot Stocks|Tags: , , , , |

URANIUM SPOT PRICES ARE SURGING!   Uranium spot prices are on a tear! Prices are up over 80% in the last 12 months with the price at $92 USD per pound as of the end of mid-January 2024. What is behind the rise in uranium prices? Cameco Corporation (US ticker code CCJ), a major producer of uranium, attributes the [...]

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2305, 2024

The DOJ Just Turned the Temperature Up on Live Nation Antitrust Rumors: Officially Time to Sell LYV?

By |May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) has been earning its fair share of negative press over the past few years. Just last month we wrote about the Department of Justice (DOJ) potentially bringing forth an antitrust lawsuit against the company.  A new report has come out that says this move is imminent and could lead to a breakup of the company. [...]

2205, 2024

Target Takes a Tumble on Weak Earnings and Forecast: Why it May Be Time to Sell TGT

By |May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Target (TGT) reported first-quarter results Wednesday that left much to be desired, sending shares tumbling lower. The company noted it is seeing a pullback in consumer spending. Revenue came in at $24.53 billion compared to $24.52 billion expected, narrowly avoiding a missing on the top line. However, the retailer did miss the bottom line estimate with EPS of $2.03 [...]

2205, 2024

The Effect of China Selling Vast Amounts of U.S. Debt on the U.S. Stock Market

By |May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Undeniably, geopolitical tensions around the world are increasing - with the current trade war between China and the U.S. being a notable example. For instance, President Biden has recently imposed large tariffs on Chinese imports into America. Conversely, in the last seven months alone, China has sold $74 billion of U.S. Treasuries and agency debt, according to Bloomberg.  Both [...]

2105, 2024

Xpeng Gains 8% on Better-Than-Expected Q1 Results, But it May Not Be Time to Buy XPEV Yet

By |May 21st, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Xpeng Inc. (XPEV) got a solid lift Tuesday morning after the Chinese EV maker delivered first-quarter results well above expectations despite challenges in the industry itself. Sales came in at $907 million compared to just $573 million this time last year. Wall Street was expecting $859 million.  The company did report a loss of 10 cents per share, but [...]

2005, 2024

Nvidia is Rallying into Q1 Earnings – Should You Buy NVDA Before the Results are Released?

By |May 20th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Wall Street darling Nvidia (NVDA) is set to declare its earnings results for the first quarter tomorrow on Tuesday, May 22nd. The stock is up more than 2% so far today and nearly 5% in the past week as shareholders are anxiously anticipating an earnings beat. According to one analyst, the writing is already on the wall and the [...]

1705, 2024

Walmart Inc. Gains 6% on Q1 Earnings Wins, Upbeat Outlook: 3 Other Reasons to BUY WMT

By |May 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Walmart Inc. (WMT) is up more than 6% through this past week after delivering an impressive Q1 earnings performance coupled with an upbeat outlook for the full year. America’s quintessential discount retailer grew revenue by 6% to $161.51 billion, surpassing the FactSet consensus of $159.57 billion.  The company saw a 21% uptick in e-commerce sales for the quarter which [...]

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