As a general rule of thumb, inflationary cycles often drive the bullish case for high-yield dividend stocks to buy. After all, if the Federal Reserve weakens the currency through dovish monetary policies, the return on government-issued bonds diminishes. However, the central bank currently commits to a hawkish strategy, leading to higher yields on bonds. Despite…

Undoubtedly, the U.S. stock market remains the crown jewel most investors focus on. The returns U.S. stocks have provided in recent years have outpaced emerging markets by a wide margin. However, there are reasons why investors may want to seek out the best foreign stocks right now. To start, this valuation gap is wider than it’s…

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Without a doubt, a portfolio should be overweight with companies that have strong fundamentals. In a bull market, these stocks provide healthy returns with the comfort of protection from capital erosion. However, there are several benefits that come with owning a small bag of penny stocks. First and foremost, a good number of penny stocks…

Robinhood is making waves these days on account of its blockbuster IPO. And although the company has completely revolutionized how we trade, skepticism is still rife. The application is synonymous with millennial traders that tend to go with their gut. That can lead to some interesting stock picks. Nonetheless, no one can discount the impact…

Data-mining and analytics group Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR) has been on the radar of growth investors. Following its market debut on Sept, 30, the shares hit a record high of $45 on Jan. 27. PLTR stock is currently at $22.50, around 50% off its peak. Source: Ascannio / Shutterstock.com Understandably, investors have been concerned with the…

The end of May brought another positive headline for Palantir (NYSE:PLTR). The big data analytics company inked a $111 million follow-up contract with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). However, despite this news,  the recent performance of PLTR stock has not been impressive. Source: Ascannio / Shutterstock.com Regular readers of my columns know how…