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Q4 2021 Top Real Estate stocks to consider

Q4 2021 Top Real Estate stocks to consider

Real estate stocks, often referred to as REITs (real estate investment trusts), are in the buildings business. These companies make their money by owning or funding buildings or construction projects before leasing or renting the premises. Public REITs own...

Q4 2021 Top Materials stocks to consider

Q4 2021 Top Materials stocks to consider

Companies in the materials sector handle raw materials. Their involvement with these materials can be through discovery, development or processing. Sub-sectors within this group include forestry, mining and chemical production. Demand for these raw materials and...

Q4 2021 Top Utilities stocks to consider

Q4 2021 Top Utilities stocks to consider

The utilities sector is made up of companies that deal in electricity, gas, water and waste services. Commercial, industrial, governmental and residential customers need these services constantly, so demand does not tend to falter in times of economic recession....

Q4 2021 Top Industrials stocks to consider

Q4 2021 Top Industrials stocks to consider

The Industrials sector is largely comprised of companies that provide logistics or manufacture tools and equipment. This is a broad sector which includes everything from waste management and construction to aerospace and defense manufacturing. This sector has been...

What is a recession?

What is a recession?

A recession is a period of economic decline. It can last for months or years. The official metrics used to determine a recession include negative gross domestic product (GDP), increased unemployment, a decline in retail sales, a slowdown in manufacturing, and...

iFIT IPO: what you need to know

iFIT IPO: what you need to know

Potential Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON) killer iFIT was due to IPO this week but opted to postpone due to adverse market conditions. The stock markets are in flux just now as an accumulation of factors impact investor confidence. These include inflation concerns, higher...

Q4 2021 top Healthcare stocks to consider

Q4 2021 top Healthcare stocks to consider

Investing in the healthcare sector has become more popular since the Covid-19 pandemic arrived. With global health an essential item on every political agenda, it's obvious why. Healthcare can be a lucrative investment area, but it's also a challenging sector to...

Q4 2021 top Technology stocks to consider

Q4 2021 top Technology stocks to consider

Investing in the technology sector can be a lucrative investment area and has become very popular in recent years. Traditionally, technology companies were those that manufactured a wide range of computer hardware and software products such as electronic components,...

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