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2015 Q2 Stock Purchases

Using our S&P Stock Screener along with our NASDAQ stock screener these are the stocks I will be purchasing for Q2, 2015.  These stocks each have 8+ analysts covering them with great low/median and high price targets. We will look…

Trade Alert: SELL TWTR

Trade initiated- SELL TWTR @ $40.48  –  2% profit We purchased Twitter yesterday about 30 minutes before the market closed @ $39.69.  We executed a sell on the stock in the pre-market for $40.48 for a quick 2% profit.  

Mutual Funds That Bought Alibaba

T. Rowe Price loves them some Alibaba and you should too! According to new monthly filings, one of T. Rowe Price’s biggest funds is the largest single holder of Alibaba stock among mutual funds. The Growth Stock Fund at T.…

Shanghai-Hong Kong Link to Open Next Week

China said the Shanghai-Hong Kong exchange link will debut in a week giving foreign investors unprecedented access to its $4.2 trillion stock market. What Is The Shanghai-Hong Kong Link The exchange link is a step for China toward opening up the capital account.…

Stock Upgrades and Downgrades for November 3, 2014

Upgrades ANET Arista Networks Stifel Hold Buy HCCI Heritage-Crystal Clean Stifel Hold Buy Downgrades ATK Alliant Tech RBC Capital Mkts Outperform Sector Perform AVIV Aviv REIT Stifel Buy Hold EGOV NIC Inc Maxim Group Hold Sell ERJ Embraer SA RBC…

October 24, 2014 Stock Market Analyst Upgrades

Below are the stocks that were upgraded on October 24, 2014 BDN Brandywine Realty Stifel Hold Buy CHKP Check Point Software Needham Hold Buy EDR Education Realty Trust MLV & Co Hold Buy NBR Nabors Industries Argus Hold Buy ONB…

Are Investment Fees Tax-Deductible?

So you have selected a brokerage firm to manage your investment accounts and they charge you fees to manage your account.  The big question here is are my investment fees tax-deductible? Answer: Certain IRA administrative fees are definitely deductible, however…

Should I Pre-Pay My Mortgage?

Ahhh, the American dream of owning a home.  If only you didn’t have to take our a mortgage to do so.  Owning a home may be the first item on your financial to-to list, but isn’t it strange that owning…

Mortgage Payment Formulas

Have you ever wondered how your mortgage payments were calculated?  The mortgage payment formulas below will get you started on calculating your mortgage payments. The following formula is used to calculate the fixed monthly payment (Y) required to fully amortize…