The term “big winners” rarely comes to mind when discussing telecom stocks. That’s because of their weak, long-term performance compared to growth, real estate, and retail stocks. However, the downturn of late 2021 and 2022 has turned most telecom stocks into massive value plays. And value plays are precisely what investors are looking for in…

A key to successful retirement planning or wealth building is to start early. One critical component of investing is to secure stable cash flows. This is likely through fixed income, rental income, or investment in dividend stocks. With the markets continuing to face macroeconomic headwinds, it’s a good time to look at some dividend stocks…

In any market condition, it’s important to hold dividend stocks in one’s portfolio. These stocks provide regular cash inflow and, if valuations are attractive, meaningful capital gains. With market conditions remaining relatively bearish, some of the best dividend stocks trade at attractive valuations. These stocks can potentially deliver robust total returns. I also want to…

Source: Shutterstock American Virtual Cloud Technologies (NASDAQ:AVCT) stock is taking a beating on Thursday as the company files for bankruptcy. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), American Virtual Cloud Technologies and two of its subsidiaries, AVCtechnologies USA and Kandy Communications, have voluntarily filed for bankruptcy. Northland Capital Markets and…

It’s not uncommon to find growth stocks trading at a valuation premium. The markets assign this premium based on the growth outlook and the technology differentiation factor. However, even dividend stocks or blue-chip stocks command a premium as compared to broad market valuations. The reasons here include robust dividends, value creation through repurchases, and clear…

The best blue-chip stocks under $20 that look attractive for the long term may be hard to ferret out but are worth it. Whether from a desire to find multi-bagger names among penny stocks or to have a diversified portfolio even with limited funds, it’s common for retail investors to seek low-priced stocks. Fortunately, low…

Regarding stocks, hedge fund managers are some of the savviest investors around. While most of us might not have access to their advanced strategies and resources, we can still learn from their picks. Fund managers focus on well-established companies with promising business models, quality management teams, and sound balance sheets. Stocks hedge funds are buying…

Some of the best investment opportunities can still be found in this market. There happen to be a number of top income stocks to buy for those looking to combat the beat down the overall indices have seen. Indeed, dividend stocks have still been some of the best performers of 2022. In fact, many such…

Cash is king. Cash lets companies grow through hard times, which is vital in technology. What investors forgot in 2022 is that tech has always been a boom-and-bust business. If you’re making computer chips or building clouds, you have enormous capital needs. You must invest through the business cycle. Cash is how you do it. So,…

Some of the best opportunities can still be found in dividend stocks. After all, companies with attractive yields tend to outperform even the worst of markets over time. As noted recently by Wall Street Journal contributor Lori Ioannou, “Dividend stocks have become the new darling on Wall Street, and investors looking for income are pouring…

The internet is moving to the blockchain, there’s no doubt about it. Investors have seen the impact of putting the power of decentralized currency in the hands of the people; many have seen massive gains from staking their assets in DeFi protocols, and nations have been racing just to catch up and get their clutches…

Tech stocks have come under pressure in recent days. Nonetheless, the Nasdaq 100 Technology Sector index has far outperformed the S&P 500 index, gaining more than 33% over the past year compared to 26% for the S&P 500 index. Wall Street enjoyed the explosive demand for enterprise software services, data center expansions, financial technology (fintech)…

Since the start of 2021 Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) stock has lost one-third of its value. Shares that started the year over $90 trade today at around $60. Source: Piotr Swat / Shutterstock.com Blame is being assigned to CEO Bobby Kotick, and a long-running sexual harassment scandal he either ignored or covered up. The stock’s fall…

Telecom and media conglomerate AT&T (NYSE:T) has failed to convince investors with its recent earnings metrics. T stock has just hit a 52-week low of $23.96 — a level that is also the lowest in the past decade. Source: Roman Tiraspolsky / Shutterstock.com In late 2011, T stock was trading between $28 and $30. In…

It’s fascinating to witness Wall Street turning against telecommunications giant AT&T (NYSE:T) stock. The way they’re treating this iconic company, you’d think AT&T was headed toward zero. Source: Roman Tiraspolsky / Shutterstock.com Of course, that won’t happen anytime soon. Part of the problem is that the market has been rotating out of telecom stocks. This trend,…

The “meme stocks” trend may have eclipsed it, but stocks popular among traders who use Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD), aka “Robinhood stocks,” remain some of the most-talked about ones out there. That’s true among both Main Street and Wall Street investors. Unlike its 2021 meme counterpart, this group is a much wider mix of publicly traded names. Included…

There’s a tremendous amount of disagreement in the markets right now with respect to where the economy could be headed from here. Concerns related to inflation, overvaluation, and an eventual end to the existing accommodative monetary and fiscal stimulus measures have some investors considering taking the foot off the gas. Or, they’re looking at defensive…

Narratives are vitally important in the stock market. In the case of AT&T (NYSE:T) stock, it isn’t particularly positive. Source: Roman Tiraspolsky / Shutterstock.com That’s because AT&T has undergone a very long period of stagnation. Despite multiple attempts to revitalize its business and increase share prices, not much has changed. A decade ago, T stock…