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Joshua Rodriguez has worked in the finance and investing industry for more than a decade. In 2012, he decided he was ready to break free from the 9 to 5 rat race. By 2013, he became his own boss and hasn’t looked back since. Today, Joshua enjoys sharing his experience and expertise with up and comers to help enrich the financial lives of the masses rather than fuel the ongoing economic divide. When he’s not writing, helping up and comers in the freelance industry, and making his own investments and wise financial decisions, Joshua enjoys spending time with his wife, son, daughter, and eight large breed dogs. See what Joshua is up to by following his Twitter or contact him through his website, Alpha Stock News.
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Broker-Dealer vs. Investment Adviser – What’s the Difference?

A common point of confusion among investors is the difference between investment advisors and broker-dealers. Although their functions sound similar, they are quite different. Read on to learn about investment advisors and broker-dealers and how each of these financial professionals work with you.
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10 Best Investing Books for Beginners to Learn About the Stock Market

Reading is a great way for beginner investors to learn the ins and outs of the stock market. There are a number of excellent books that are ideal for beginner investors. Here are the top books that beginner investors should read to gain a solid understanding of investing fundamentals and strategies.
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What Is a Unicorn Tech Startup Company – Status Meaning & Examples

You’ve likely come across the term “unicorn” when digging into new investment opportunities. Unicorn companies present rare opportunities that often drive investors to dive in. But is that really a good idea? What are unicorn companies and should you invest in them? Find out here.
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6 Best Stock Investing Strategies to Use During a Bull Market

Bull markets are a time of optimism and big opportunities for stock market investors. What investing strategies work best in a bull market, when stock prices are on the rise? Continue reading to prepare yourself with investing strategies you can use to join the running of the bulls on Wall Street.
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8 Best Online Investing Courses to Learn About Stock Market Trading

Most of us don’t learn how to invest in the stock market in school or from talking about finances in our social circles. So how is one supposed to learn how to invest? There are many online investing courses designed to teach you how to navigate the market — read on to learn about some of the best.
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5 Best Energy Stocks to Buy in 2021

Although an important part of the global economy, investing in the energy sector can prove to be risky because of economic headwinds combined with supply-and-demand uncertainties. Which energy companies are the most attractive investment opportunities in 2020? Here are several to consider.
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5 Best Health Care Stocks to Buy in 2021

The United States spends more than 10% of its gross domestic product on health care, making the health care sector a massive opportunity for investors. What are the best health care stocks to consider buying now? Here are several intriguing picks to consider.
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5 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy in 2021

The U.S. industrial sector helps to drive the American economy by supplying the manufacturing, construction, and defense sectors. Several industrial companies offer attractive investment opportunities. Are you considering investing in industrial stocks? Here are some of the best to research.
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5 Best Biotech Stocks to Buy in 2021

Getting involved in new medical technology under development can be incredibly fruitful. Opportunities are born every day, but not all biotech stocks are created equal. What are the most attractive biotech stocks in 2020? Here are several to consider.
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5 Best Basic Materials Stocks to Buy in 2021

Basic materials companies have a hand in just about every product you will ever consume. Some of these companies are among the largest in the world, and many offer compelling investment opportunities. Which basic materials companies are worth buying now? Here are some picks to add to your watchlist.
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5 Best Utilities Stocks to Buy in 2021

Just about everyone uses utilities such as water, gas, waste disposal, and electricity regardless of economic conditions — which makes utilities stocks popular among investors. What are the most promising utilities stocks to consider today? Here are our top picks.
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5 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy in 2021

Many investment moguls give themselves exposure to the consumer staples sector, which includes many companies that are household names and make everyday consumer products.  What are some of the most attractive consumer staples stocks in 2020? Here are some choices to consider.