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Better Buy: DexCom vs. Abbott Laboratories

Healthcare stocks languished during most of 2019 as the markets fretted over political risks associated with the upcoming presidential election. But the sector picked up some steam in the last three months of the year as those worries subsided and investors turned to the sector looking for opportunities that could hold up well if the […]

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Now Is Not a Good Time to Buy Luckin Stock

The longer-term outlook of upstart Chinese coffee retailer Luckin Coffee (NASDAQ:) remains extremely positive. But with the coronavirus afflicting China, longer-term investors and traders would probably be better off not pulling the trigger on LK stock just yet. Earlier this month, it would install “smart coffee machines” and “smart vending machines.” The smart coffee machines […]

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Better Buy: Micron Technology vs. Qualcomm

Both Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) operate in the semiconductor industry. But that might be the end of the similarities between these two companies. The former generates its revenue from manufacturing both DRAM and NAND memory products, while the latter manufactures and licenses the technology that connects devices to cellular networks. Determining […]

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Forget Lyft, Buy These 2 Stocks Instead

When it comes to Lyft (NASDAQ:), I’m on the fence. While I like the idea that Uber (NYSE:UBER) has a major competitor in North America to keep prices low, it’s terrible if you want to make money off Lyft stock. Source: Roman Tiraspolsky / Shutterstock.com In December, I stated that Lyft’s is best achieved by […]

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3 Top Energy Stocks to Buy in January

Heightened tensions in the Middle East may be easing…or not. Oil prices may be heading downward in response…or not. You should react accordingly…or not.  The stock market hates uncertainty, and right now, there’s a lot of it in the oil patch. Even before the current Middle East tensions ratcheted up, concerns about global oil oversupply […]

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The Top 5 Dow Jones Stocks to Buy for 2020

The world’s most widely watched stock market index — the Dow Jones Industrial Average — closed the 2010s with a bang, rising more than 20% in 2019 to mark its third-best annual return of the decade. Leading the way was Apple (NASDAQ:), which was the Dow’s best performer by a mile in 2019, rising nearly […]

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