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5 Best Consumer Service Stocks to Buy in 2021

The service sector is a massive and growing part of the U.S. economy. Investment options in the consumer services space are plentiful, which can make deciding where to invest your money difficult. Read on for a rundown of five of the best consumer services stocks to consider today.
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Large- vs Mid- vs Small-Cap Stocks – Differences & Which to Invest In

Stocks are grouped into categories such as small-cap and large-cap, but what do these designations really mean? What are the differences between small-cap and large-cap stocks and how should you go about investing in them? Find out how a company’s market cap can guide your investing decisions here.
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Day Trading for a Living – Benefits, Risks & How to Succeed

Day trading has become a hot topic as of late. Big gains in the stock market combined with the explosion of low-cost online brokerages has made day trading for a living sound more realistic than ever. But is it really? Learn what day trading is, the benefits and risks, and how to succeed at it.
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Investing in Index Funds vs. Managed Mutual Funds

Index funds and mutual funds that invest in a group of assets are a great alternative to picking individual stocks, especially for new investors or for those who lack the time or inclination to manage a portfolio. Learn the differences between investing in index funds versus managed mutual funds.
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52-Week High Stocks – Is It Time to Buy or Sell?

When a stock’s price begins to near its 52-week high, investors begin to wonder if they should buy or sell. Is the stock reaching a top and about to reverse course, or is it breaking out to new heights? Here are some things to consider.
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12 Best Technical Indicators for Trading Stocks & Analyzing Profitability

Correctly predicting price movements is difficult. Technical indicators give investors clues, based on the past, about the most probable path of a financial asset’s price in the future. Here are the best technical indicators you can use to improve your chances of profitably trading stocks.
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FOMO Investing – How Fear of Missing Out Affects Your Decisions & Ways to...

The fear of missing out (FOMO) isn’t just a social media phenomenon. We also hate the idea of missing a profitable opportunity. The feeling, however, is based on our primal fear instinct and often leads us astray. Learn how FOMO affects investing decisions and how you can cope with it.
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Digital Conglomerate Stocks – What They Are & Why You Should Invest

Digital conglomerates are artifacts of the technological revolution, in which companies built upon cutting-edge technology become wildly profitable, expand, and acquire other technology companies. Learn how you can invest in digital conglomerates’ stocks — and why you might want to — here.
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Want to Invest More? Here’s Why You Should Treat It Like a Subscription

Nearly half of all Americans have no money invested in the stock market. But somehow many cash-strapped Americans manage a few dollars every month to pay for subscriptions like cellphone plans and gym memberships. Read on to learn why you should treat investing like a subscription, and how to do it.
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9 Best Stocks to Buy Right Now (May 2021) – Investment Ideas

Once you’re ready to invest, you want to choose the best stocks. There are a whopping 6,100 different stocks to choose from listed on the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange. With so many choices, where do you start? Use this guide to identify the top stocks to consider buying this month.
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17 Different Types of Financial Investment Vehicles to Save & Grow Wealth

There’s more to investing than just stocks and bonds. In fact, there are many investing vehicles, including some you might not have heard of. Just what are investment vehicles, and what are the most common types? Read on for more about the investment vehicles you’re likely to encounter.
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Stock Market Volatility – Definition & How the VIX Index Calculates It

Understanding volatility is important for investors because it gives an idea of the risk and reward associated with an investment. Learn what market volatility is and why it matters to investors, how to calculate volatility in the market, and where to find high- and low-volatility stocks.