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Stocks rallied broadly yesterday, though they’re mixed in the early going today. Gold and silver are modestly weaker again along with crude oil. Treasury prices are falling, while the greenback is up a bit.
FS KKR Capital Corp. (FSK) is one of the largest publicly traded Business Development Companies (BDCs). It focuses on loans to upper-middle-market US companies, primarily in the form of senior secured debt at high rates of interest, notes Tom Hutchinson, editor of Cabot Income Advisor.
There is no magic in investing. While everyone is out there chasing magic and impossible dreams, there are some of us who show up to work every day and focus on buying quality businesses. I like NexPoint Residential Trust Inc. (NXRT) here, says Tim Melvin, editor of Takeover Letter.
Stocks regained some ground yesterday, and they’re trying to gain a bit more this morning. Meanwhile, gold and silver are selling off further along with crude oil. Treasuries and the dollar are down a bit, too.
We are raising our rating on Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) to “Buy” from “Hold” following 1Q results, which demonstrated the considerable strengths of the Goldman franchise during an investment banking upturn. The environment offered a few false rebounds in 2023, but the current surge appears to have staying power, suggests Stephen Biggar, analyst at Argus Research.
Today, we’re going to do a data dive looking at the overall state of the market, states Lucas Downey of
Stocks have been on different trajectories lately, with industrials, miners, and financials holding up fairly well even as tech and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have gotten whacked. This morning, most equities are bouncing back, though, while gold and silver are pulling back notably. Crude oil is slipping along with Treasuries, while the dollar is modestly higher.
Is it “Make or Break” time for the technology sector? And the Invesco QQ Trust (QQQ)?
A quite bizarre piece of news has recently hit the investor community which is not really being addressed by the financial media. I assume the reason that it's not being covered by the financial media is because it deals with a complex issue involving bank regulators. But we will try to outline the issue regardless, says Avi Gilburt, founder of
Apple Inc. (AAPL) is down more than 13% this year due mostly to demand concerns in China, which are widely known. What is not yet in the stock, but will be soon, is how far along Apple is in integrating AI into its devices, advises Michael Murphy, editor of New World Investor.

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After six tough years in the small and mid-cap world, investors are finally taking notice of faster growth and low valuations in the sector. Last year, small and mid-cap valuations got below pandemic lows and very close to the 2008 financial crisis lows. Relative to large caps, small caps are about as cheap as they've ever been. In this presentation, Peter James Hodson will examine what caused the decline, the catalysts for improvement, and what lies ahead. He will also reveal and discuss some of his favourite US and Canadian small and mid-cap companies. 

KeyStone's founder, Ryan Irvine, will present four to five unique, profitable, and underfollowed growth stocks from their research that investors can buy today. Included are KeyStone’s top cash-rich gold-related stock, top cash-rich software stock, top digital bank, cash-rich gig-economy fintech, and more. 

His presentation will show you how adding just two to three great stocks to your portfolio, in your lifetime, can dramatically impact your wealth, how traditional big bank portfolio building is killing your return potential, and the simple changes you can make to build a winning stock portfolio consisting of 15-25 growth and dividend growth stocks.

Finally, Mr. Irvine will profile the type of stocks that KeyStone's analyst team discovers for clients on an annual basis with real examples of past winners, including the best-performing stock on the TSX over the past two, three, and five years, Hammond Power (HPS.A: TSX), up over 24,000%, and Boyd Group (BYD: TSX), the best-performing stock in Canada over the past decade, up over 11,500%. 

Equip yourself with the knowledge to make informed decisions and seize exciting opportunities in the stock market while managing risks effectively. This presentation addresses key questions crucial to your investing success: How can select dividend growth stocks provide an edge? What role should commodities play in your portfolio? Is AI a generational investment opportunity, and how can you leverage it? What level of US market exposure is optimal for Canadian investors? To conclude, we'll unveil our top three stock picks for 2024. Join us to convert these insights into actionable investment strategies and develop a profitable stock portfolio that thrives under a wide range of economic conditions.

This dynamic presentation will explore the transformative impact of micro loans on individuals and communities. Discover how these small-scale financial solutions have the power to uplift and empower individuals, enabling them to start businesses, pursue education, and escape the cycle of poverty. 

Elliott Wave International’s unique analytical approach will help you identify potential pitfalls and profit opportunities in the markets. 

The so-called “magnificent seven” big tech stocks still get most of the attention when it comes to the artificial intelligence boom. But as they run out of steam following last year’s record gains, an up-to-now overlooked AI-linked sector is starting to pick up steam—electric utilities. Roger highlights top utility AI bets with an upside of 50% and more over the next year from this emerging great rotation.    

The latest tech craze is here, but how does that translate to your investments? Artificial Intelligence is a small slice of global enterprise tech spending now, but that is going to grow on an exponential basis. In this presentation, Michael will show you how to capitalize on this in your portfolio.

Join the president and CEO of Daré Bioscience, Sabrina Johnson, to learn more about how this San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company is transforming women’s health. Ms. Johnson will provide an in-depth overview of the business, including its pipeline and portfolio, the company’s long-term growth strategy, as well as why Daré is a compelling investment opportunity.   

Seán McVeigh, CEO of Helo Corp (OTC: HLOC), will provide product examples showing how everyone can use technology and smart devices to optimize their supplement selection daily. He will explain how Helo AI can monitor its customers’ results, provide customer feedback, and instruct Helo’s NutraMatic to supply a personalized, optimized supplement combination to its customers in real-time, and at a price similar to what they already pay for their supplements today. 

Gary Kaltbaum will show you exactly where you need to be in the markets as well as what to avoid. It is in these chart patterns that he will show you the definable uptrends and downtrends. What is emerging? What is submerging? 



While the mechanisms and machinations of the markets have changed a lot since Benjamin Graham first devised a practical method for analyzing stocks, or even since Peter Lynch racked up big wins picking equities for Fidelity's Magellan Fund, one thing remains true: companies that deliver constant profits for shareholders will see their share prices increase.

Lofty current valuations show that the easy money has already been made, and those looking to profit should be more selective going forward. So which sectors will lead the market over the months ahead? What’s the best way to limit risk in the current environment? You will find the answers to these questions and more from the top industry professionals on these pages, unlike watching the stock market news on TV. Going beyond the stock market news today, many investors are searching for investments that they can depend on. Of course, there's no such thing as a sure bet, but the top experts featured here will share the picks they think are the next best things and the sectors that are bound to thrive in the days and months ahead.

The current market environment is particularly well-suited for stock pickers and stock-trading experts—especially the experts featured here whose careers are devoted to uncovering the best opportunities available in even the most rapidly changing environment. Get easy access to the nation’s leading stock experts who regularly share their takes on where market trends are headed, where to find bargains, and how to stay ahead of the curve.

Watch videos and read articles by these experts and discover their outlooks on what’s ahead for stocks, but more importantly, identify the most compelling sectors and industry groups, as well as the specific buying opportunities for optimal growth or income. These pages are chock-full of valuable insights from our experts' varying perspectives and expertise.