These 2 Tech Stocks Are Ridiculously Cheap

These 2 Tech Stocks Are Ridiculously Cheap

The tech sector is easily the top-performing group in the past year climbing 36%, well above second place healthcare’s 21% gain. However, for a variety of reasons including business transitions and out-of-favor industries, there are tech stocks that remain woefully undervalued. Continue Reading Below Two ridiculously cheap stocks that offer a world of upside, along with industry-leading dividends, are HP (NYSE: HPQ) and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO). But don’t let their bargain-basement prices scare you —…

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Costco Wholesale and Hess rise; Oracle and CSX tumble

Costco Wholesale and Hess rise; Oracle and CSX tumble

NEW YORK –  Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Continue Reading Below Oracle Corp., down $1.89 to $48.30 Analysts were disappointed with results from the software maker’s cloud business and its forecasts. Adobe Systems Inc., up $2.51 to $177.51 The software company surpassed Wall Street’s forecasts in its latest quarter. Costco Wholesale Corp., up $6.20 to $192.73 Continue Reading Below ADVERTISEMENT The wholesale club company had a better quarter than analysts expected….

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House GOP invites Patagonia to speak about monument cuts

House GOP invites Patagonia to speak about monument cuts

SALT LAKE CITY –  A Republican-led House committee is inviting the founder of outdoor retail company Patagonia to testify about an issue that has ignited a public feud: President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments. Continue Reading Below The chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee said in a letter Friday to Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard that committee members want to hear all perspectives. After Trump’s decision, Patagonia posted “The President…

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10 Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks: Are Any Worth Buying

10 Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks: Are Any Worth Buying

Income investors naturally gravitate toward dividend stocks with high yields. However, just because a stock offers a big payout doesn’t automatically make it a smart buy. In fact, more often than not, a high yield can actually serve as a warning sign. Continue Reading Below So are there any high yield stocks that are worth buying today? To answer that question, let’s put the 10 highest-yielding stocks today in the S&P 500 to the test….

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Campbell Soup, Snyder’s-Lance shares rise on deal report

Campbell Soup, Snyder’s-Lance shares rise on deal report

NEW YORK –  Shares of Campbell Soup and Snyder’s-Lance have risen after a report that the soup company is in advanced talks to buy the pretzel maker. Continue Reading Below CNBC, citing sources familiar with the situation, said a deal could be announced next week. Both companies said Friday they don’t comment on rumors. Camden, New Jersey-based Campbell has reported falling sales as more people avoid processed foods. Besides its canned soups, it makes Goldfish…

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What Happened in the Stock Market Today

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

Stocks moved strongly higher Friday on rising expectations that the Republican tax bill will pass. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) closed at record highs. Continue Reading Below Today’s stock market Index Percentage Change Point Change Dow 0.58% 143.08 S&P 500 0.90% 23.80 Investors bid up stocks that would benefit the most from lower tax rates. Retailers tend to pay high taxes, and the SPDR S&P Retail ETF…

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Aston Martin owners rev up for 2018 exit with Lazard hire: report

Aston Martin owners rev up for 2018 exit with Lazard hire: report

Aston Martin’s owners have hired Lazard to prepare for a stock market listing or sale of the British sportscar maker made famous by fictional spy James Bond, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Continue Reading Below Italian private equity fund Investindustrial and a group of Kuwaiti investors, who together own more than 90 percent of the marque, are hoping to cash in on a recovery in sales and are in the initial stages of…

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Bitcoin battle: Winklevoss twins vs. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon

Bitcoin battle: Winklevoss twins vs. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the first reported bitcoin billionaires, have a message for bitcoin critic Jamie Dimon: the digital currency is no bubble. Continue Reading Below “Money is a network. People believe in the U.S. dollar, it has more value. People believe in bitcoin, it has value. People believe in gold, it has value. And that’s not a linear increase. By definition, the more people that get into bitcoin, it makes it more valuable, and when we try…

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Trump reconsiders rules protecting miners from black lung

Trump reconsiders rules protecting miners from black lung

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –  President Donald Trump’s mining regulators are reconsidering rules meant to protect underground miners from breathing coal and rock dust — the cause of black lung — and diesel exhaust, which can cause cancer. An advocate for coal miners said Friday that this sends a “very bad signal.” Continue Reading Below The Mine Safety and Health Administration has asked for public comments on whether standards “could be improved or made more effective or…

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Calendar quirk, Amazon, put pressure on retailers to deliver

Calendar quirk, Amazon, put pressure on retailers to deliver

NEW YORK –  A calendar quirk this year and Amazon’s seven-days-a-week delivery capability are building pressure on retailers to deliver. Continue Reading Below With Christmas on a Monday, most retailers have one less day to get packages delivered on time. Some are pushing up their deadlines for standard delivery or free shipping. And after promoting the convenience of buying online with store pickup, retailers are also trying to satisfy lots of customers coming in to…

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