Better Buy: Vanguard Growth ETF or iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF?

For investors searching for stable, long-term returns, large-cap growth funds are a great place to look. Large-cap growth funds invest in the biggest companies in the world that exhibit high revenue and earnings growth rates with higher valuations. They may be prone to more short-term volatility, but over time, large-cap growth stocks have outperformed large-cap…

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Energy Roundtable: Our Best Stock Ideas for the Next Decade

Long-term investing is a lot easier when you start thinking about what companies can be a decade from now and what they are today. In a world where disruption is happening all around us, there are a lot of great growth stocks to be excited about. We invited three Fool.com contributors to highlight the stock…

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Alibaba Vs. Amazon: Which E-Commerce Stock Is The Better Buy?

We pit China’s e-commerce behemoth against America’s largest e-commerce player by GMV. Amazon has an incredibly well-diversified e-commerce marketplace. Its highly profitable AWS cloud segment remains a highly-prized profit driver. BABA is China’s largest e-commerce player by GMV. However, Alibaba Cloud is still loss-making. Advertising is also facing headwinds from Douyin. We discuss which of…

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From Growth to Value…and Back Again

Investors earlier this year overweighted their portfolios into “reopening” cyclical stocks trading at bargain valuations, such as financials and energy plays, and away from pricey growth stocks, such as Big Tech. But now, investors are turning again to familiar large-cap growth names, especially in the tech sector. The market rotation has made a U-turn. (In…

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In 2017 I wrote that U.S. stocks were not overpriced so is now.

Sean Gardner/Getty Images On August 21, 2017, with the S&P 500 SPX, +0.15% at 2,428, I wrote a MarketWatch column that pushed back against gloom-and-doom pundits who were predicting an impending market crash. I argued that such dire warnings completely ignored the significance of low interest rates. At the time, the 10-year Treasury TMUBMUSD10Y, 1.495%…

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Warren Buffet loves these 3 Stocks giving high dividend

Few CEOs have delivered the green to their shareholders quite like billionaire Warren Buffett. Since taking the helm of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway ( NYSE:BRK.A )( NYSE:BRK.B ) in 1965, he’s led his company to an average annual return of 20% . That might not sound all too nominally impressive, but he’s overseen the creation of…

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3 Top Stocks , Buy and hold portfolio for the Next Decade

If you plan to buy and hold a stock for 10 years or more, it’s a good idea to purchase one with a long-term theme in mind. The fascinating thing about General Electric ( NYSE:GE ), Johnson Controls ( NYSE:JCI ), and Google parent Alphabet ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) ( NASDAQ:GOOGL ) is that they have…

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Grandma Should have Health Care And Staples heavy portfolio

In pre-deregulation days, Utility stocks were recommended for grandmas and widows. My recent article on the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF poked holes in that being the safest sector now. This article reviews two sectors that might be better for risk-averse investors: Healthcare represented by the XLV ETF, or Consumer Staples represented by the XLP…

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10 best-performing mutual funds in the last 5 years

While there are several investment options out there, mutual funds are one of the best and simplest avenues that offer sizable returns. It’s often said that “While saving money is wise, investing it is profitable”, and for good reason. Investing your money helps multiply it and build wealth rather than leaving it sitting idle in…

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