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Why IBM Is More Than Just a Dividend Stock | The Motley Fool

Tech stocks have taken a beating this year as inflation climbed. For example, game development platform inventor Unity Software shares dropped 80%. Yet for most of 2022’s first half, the stock of IBM (IBM 0.10%) fared better than many of its tech brethren, even hitting a 52-week high of $144.73 in June. IBM defied the market’s […]

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Unity Earnings Preview: What Metaverse Investors Should Keep an Eye On | The Motley Fool

Today’s video focuses on Unity Software (U 8.93%) and four things I am keeping my eye on as an investor during its earnings on Tuesday, August 8, after the market closes. The past few months have been a rollercoaster for Unity, from a merger announcement to an issue with its monetization solutions, causing the company to revise […]

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Where Will Alphabet Be in 3 Years? | The Motley Fool

With two consecutive quarters of negative GDP, it’s becoming more clear that the U.S. economy is slowing. While there is some disagreement about whether we are in a recession (recessions aren’t official until the National Bureau of Economic Research says so), The sustained negative GDP doesn’t bode well for businesses, including those focused on advertising. […]

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1 Semiconductor Stock With 104% Upside, According to Wall Street | The Motley Fool

If you own a smartphone, car, or even a fridge, chances are it’s powered by one or more semiconductors, more casually known as computer chips. These components are critical to the manufacturing of modern, digitally capable products, and the industry could be on its way to a $1.5 trillion annual value by 2030. Advanced Micro […]

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3 Stocks That Could Help You Retire a Millionaire | The Motley Fool

Maintaining a portfolio of multiple stocks is just a smart idea. Diversification reduces the risk of unexpected developments and provides more opportunities for upside while also limiting the overall impact of stock-specific setbacks. The Motley Fool recommends building your portfolio to eventually hold at least 25 different long-term stocks at a time. On the flip […]

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This Latest Move by Apple Should Have The Trade Desk Shaking in Its Boots | The Motley Fool

There’s little question that The Trade Desk (TTD 4.60%) is the industry-leading incumbent in programmatic advertising. The company upended the status quo by pulling back the curtain on digital advertising, developing transparent pricing that made it the first choice among ad agencies and individual advertisers alike. In doing so, The Trade Desk carved out a […]

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2 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever | The Motley Fool

It’s not terribly difficult to find a good growth stock these days — plenty of companies are plugged into red-hot trends. And it’s just as easy to identify “forever” stocks: established leaders in markets that will last in perpetuity, like food and healthcare. But finding stocks that offer both growth and longevity in that growth […]

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2 Reasons to Buy the Dip in Metaverse Real Estate | The Motley Fool

Although things are starting to look up a bit across investment markets, it’s clear that the crypto winter has yet to thaw enough to put away our snow boots. Signs of thawing there are, though, and they point to an end of snow and ice — eventually. There are still lots of opportunities to buy […]

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3 Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks to Buy in August | The Motley Fool

High-flying technology stocks like Tesla tend to get the most attention from the media and from investors. But investors wanting more durability and less volatility in their portfolios might want to focus instead on dividend-paying stocks. Dividend payers, especially those that grow their dividends each year, can be great stocks to own for the long […]

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Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool

Image source: The Motley Fool. Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE -1.50%)Q2 2022 Earnings CallAug 05, 2022, 10:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Greetings. Welcome to Apple Hospitality REIT second quarter 2022 earnings call. [Operator instructions] Please note, this conference is being recorded. I will now turn the conference over to […]