We have an extremely special guest who is a billionaire and investing legend, Howard Marks. Howard really needs no introduction, but if you have not read Howard’s memos, you are missing a critical piece of your investing education. Howard has also written some of Trey’s favorite books including The Most Important Thing and Mastering the
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Trading in the financial markets is stimulating, exciting, and engrossing. But you can become addicted, just like with actual casino gambling or using illicit drugs. Like any severe addiction, trading addiction can cost you socially and economically. In this article, we will talk about what causes trading addiction, the symptoms, and how to break out of the downward spiral.
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To us, the definition of blue-chip stocks are those that have raised dividends for at least 10 years in a row, and currently have safe dividend payouts. These dividend stocks endured recessions and difficult operating environments and were still able to increase payments to shareholders. Most dividend growth investors are familiar with the usual suspects
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Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Reserve’s much-anticipated meeting in the coming week may not be quite as exciting for markets as some investors had been expecting in the
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If electric vehicle manufacturer Canoo (NASDAQ:GOEV) stock ends up imploding, it wouldn’t be for nothing. Source: shutterstock.com/rafapress Entering the public market via a business combination with a special purpose acquisition company, GOEV stock offered a tantalizing proposition to retail investors. Unlike traditional initial public offerings, SPACs represent a far more democratized process. In a typical
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Last weekend was the first weekend of the 2021-22 NFL season, and it looked a lot different than last year’s opening weekend. Source: sutadimages / Shutterstock New faces on new teams. Fans in the stadium. Ratings are back up. Oh, and everyone is suddenly betting. Sports betting volume over the first weekend of the NFL
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Dividend stocks are an important part of every portfolio. Those dividend payments provide a regular income that can be spent, or re-invested. Ideally, you gain through the growing value of the stock as well. Typically, companies that pay dividends to their shareholders tend to be very stable. They are less volatile than some high-growth stocks
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Sam Edwards | Getty Images The day before Goldman Sachs announced its $2.2 billion purchase of fintech lender GreenSky, someone placed options trades that immediately soared in value, moves that market participants say indicates advance knowledge of the deal. On Sept. 14, the trader bought 8,000 options that would only pay off if the price
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Prior to 2020, arguably the general political consensus was that former President Donald Trump would easily win reelection. Though he has always had rough edges that made him a polarizing figure, President Trump got things done. In turn, his no-nonsense approach to high-level negotiations represented a narrative boon for infrastructure stocks, what with the America
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I’ve been a fan of financial technology stocks for a long while. Up until recently the choices were a few, and pretty much limited to Visa (NYSE:V), MasterCard (NYSE:MA) or American Express (NYSE:AXP). During the last few years, two worthy competitors entered the arena: PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Square (NYSE:SQ). Even more recently, more companies like
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Many people don’t understand that you can actually sell option contracts without having the stock, or without owning the other option side of the trade. Selling options is more popular among professionals than buying option contracts. That is because when you sell option contracts, you can allow the time decay to work in your favor.
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As of today, September 16, 2021, the 20-year fixed mortgage purchase rate is 2.76% and the 20-year fixed mortgage refi rate is 2.87%. These rates are not the teaser rates you may see advertised online and based on our methodology should be more representative of what customers could expect to be quoted depending on their
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