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The Best Biotech ETFs to Buy Ahead of ASCO

The 55th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is just around the corner. Biotech and pharmaceutical companies will descend on Chicago for a five-day all-out conference ...
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Uber, Lyft and the Gig Economy’s First ETF

Now that the Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) and the Lyft Inc. (NASDAQ: LYFT) initial public offerings are in the books, as well as in the red, do these IPOs ...
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M&A Targets Abound in Energy Sector

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) just pocketed some $9 billion—more than $8 billion it didn't spend to acquire Anadarko plus $1 billion in a breakup, probably paid by Occidental, which outbid ...
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5 ETFs That Invest Like Hedge Funds

Investing in hedge funds is a pricey proposition. First, investors must be willing to lock-up their cash (usually a lot of it) for up to three years. During that period, ...
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Wall Street Has a New Strategy for Legal Marijuana – Whenever That Happens

With evolving societal and regulatory landscapes, the upside potential of cannabis as a new investment strategy has emerged to complement the historically resilient characteristics of alcohol and tobacco. Cannabis stocks ...
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Which 3D Printing Company Is a Bonafide Winner? Hint: It’s Not 3D Systems

3D printer maker 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) posted larger-than-expected misses on both the top and bottom lines for the first quarter, and investors are administering severe punishment as a ...
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China and Iran Increase Interest in Major Gold ETFs

If one thing has proven true over the years and works in favor of the gold bugs, it is that the price of gold thrives on geopolitical uncertainty. With U.S. ...
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Why One Firm Issued a 3350 Target for the S&P 500 in 2020

Despite a recent setback in trade talks and in stock market performance, and despite the "sell in May and go away" theme taking hold, 2019 has been an incredibly strong ...
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5 ETFs Targeting a Healthier America

Eating a nutritious and well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and abstaining from bad habits like smoking — while by no means a guarantee — greatly increase one’s odds of living a long ...
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4 ETFs Tracking the Might of the US Military

In the 10 years between 2011 and 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense budget will rise by about 15.6%, from $855.1 billion to an estimated $989 billion. The total includes ...
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With $21.66 Billion in Q1 Net Income, Berkshire Hathaway’s Share Buybacks Remain Muted

This weekend marked the "Stockpalooza" event for investors, which of course is the annual meeting for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Warren Buffett and team had reported a dismal fourth ...
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How Investors Can Get Into Hot IPOs With ETFs and Similar Strategies

After a turbulent and volatile 2018, there are many companies that plan to conduct initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2019. Some companies already have formally filed their S-1 and equivalent ...
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Why Utilities ETFs Are So Appealing

For investors who want to get a good night's sleep, utilities have long been offered shelter from the storm. Virtually every person and company in the United States uses electricity ...
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Why a Small Drop in Gold Prices Actually Looks Impressive in ETFs and Investments in 2019

It may seem hard for the gold bugs to celebrate that gold was last seen down about 3% in dollar terms so far in 2019, but against the backdrop of ...
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Why Investors Have a Hard Time Investing in Social Media and Media Funds

Social media is a powerful force in society today as it allows users to amplify their voices and interact with the world. Some great causes and undertakings have been supported ...
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