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The Big Secret Wall Street Will Never Tell You About Investing

Wall Street has many messages for people who are or who may become its customers: “We help people, businesses and institutions build, preserve and manage wealth so they can pursue their financial goals.”  “Our processes are finely tuned, deliberate, time-tested and risk-aware, all in the mission to achieve sustainable, above-market results.”  “Investment professionals design and manage a portfolio aligned to… 

Cathie Wood Goes Bargain Hunting: 3 Stocks She Just Bought

The past few weeks have been refreshing for Cathie Wood and fans of her style of growth stock investing. The CEO and co-founder of Ark Invest publishes the buys and sells of her firm’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) every market day, giving the public insight into her latest allocation strategies.  Many of her stocks have been moving higher. Her most popular… 

Housing Inventory Is Creeping Back Up. Here’s What Buyers And Sellers Need To Know

Home buyers have been struggling over the past year and change due to a number of factors, including sky-high home prices and a glaring lack of real estate inventory. Unfortunately, the first issue continues to be a problem in today’s housing market, as the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports June’s median home sale price as $416,000 — a new… 

real estate investment trusts

S&P 500 Got You Feeling Down? Look Into These 3 Real Estate Investment Trusts

Real estate investing is considered a good way to diversify a portfolio because not only has real estate itself shown its resilience through all kinds of market conditions, but it gives you the feeling of actually owning something. It’s real. There are lots of ways to buy real estate in the stock market too, including in the form of the… 

Bear Market

The Surprising Reason Why You Should Fight Your Own Instincts In A Bear Market

Fight or flight is a natural survival mechanism. But history tells us that holding through periods of volatility is the best way to compound wealth over time. It’s tempting to fight a bear market by shifting your investment strategy toward whatever is working in the moment, or to sell everything and clear your head. Here’s why defying instincts is one… 

Fed Raises Rates By 0.75%. Here’s What That Means For Borrowers

For months on end, inflation has been rampant. And consumers have been struggling to pay for essentials like gas, groceries, and utilities. The problem has gotten so bad that many people are depleting their savings and racking up credit card debt just to stay afloat. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve just took a huge step to help combat inflation — it hiked interest rates by… 

stock correction and bear market statistics

5 Must-See Stock Correction And Bear Market Statistics That’ll Put Your Mind At Ease

There’s no sugarcoating it: the investing community is enduring a challenging year. During stock market corrections and bear markets, it’s not uncommon for volatility to pick up or for investors’ emotions and resolve to be challenged. After nearly a quarter of a century of putting my money to work on Wall Street, I’ve learned that the light at the end… 

Residential REITs

Investing In Residential REITs

For investors looking for more long-term investments that are “steady as she goes,” residential REITs can provide both stability and growth. Because these shares represent very real and viable real estate investments, they can feel a lot more secure than investing in growth stocks that may start out with fewer assets and more debt. Residential REITs aren’t sexy, but they… 

Bitcoin

3 Reasons To Buy Bitcoin

Bitcoin is back near $50,000 per coin, if you’ve been thinking about investing in the cryptocurrency, here’s the “bull case” Key Points Bitcoin had a first-mover advantage among cryptocurrencies. That gives it relative stability in the space. It also has potential hedging benefits that are valued by many investors. Finally, Bitcoin is often compared to “digital gold” as a store… 

cannabis stocks

3 Cannabis Stocks That Could Easily Double By 2023

They’re small now, but these multistate operators look well-placed to rocket ahead in the marijuana market. Key Points Columbia Care has a track record for fast growth. MariMed is expanding at a blistering pace and is already profitable. Planet 13 Holdings is taking a methodical approach to the entire marijuana experience. Marijuana might be a massive growth opportunity, but many…