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A Better Approach To Portfolio Construction For Your Clients

12h seekingalpha
Last year, I wrote about the hedged portfolio method for advisors, which unlike most forms of portfolio construction, eschews diversification. It looks radical at first glance: instead of using Modern Portfolio Theory to allocate your clients' assets among index ETFs or dozens of individual securities, you put their money in up to 8 names, some of which may even belong to the same sector. (389-0)

10 More Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Rest of Your Life

2017-10-20 investorplace
Long-term investing isn’t as easy as it sounds. “Find good stocks to buy them and hold them forever” sounds like solid investing advice. That general principle has led to the success of Warren Buffett, likely the world’s most successful investor, and shareholders in his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A,NYSE:BRK.B). (1241-6)

Tech Profits: Looking Beyond the FANG Stocks

2017-10-20 investorplace
FANG stocks have dominated financial headlines and rewarded shareholders for several years now. Most people have heard of the “FANG” stocks. The term was popularized by a TV personality when asked about his top picks for investors. (207-0)

Maxim (MXIM) Beats Q1 Earnings Estimates, Outlook Strong

2017-10-20 zacks
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM - Free Report) reported first-quarter fiscal 2018 adjusted earnings of 60 cents per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 5 cents. Also, earnings were up 25.0% from the year-ago quarter. (187-0)

What's in Store for Advanced Micro (AMD) in Q3 Earnings?

2017-10-20 zacks
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD - Free Report) is set to report third-quarter 2017 results on Oct 24. Notably, the company has a positive record of earnings surprises in the trailing four quarters, with an average surprise of 35%. (839-3)

3 ETFs to Tap Upbeat Electronics Sales Forecast

2017-10-20 zacks
The final quarter of the year is underway and all eyes must have turned toward retailers’ performance as the October-November period embraces the key holiday season. As loads of sales-boosting events like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday, Black Friday and Christmas fall in this quartile, the sector generally sees a sales boost (read: Build Your Portfolio With 4 ETFs in Q4). (324-0)

3 Key Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week | InvestorPlace

2017-10-20 investorplace
Earnings season is in full swing, and so far, the news looks positive. Broad markets continue their slow, steady, grind higher. (905-2)

Nvidia Corporation Seems Unstoppable But Watch Out for the Herd Mentality | InvestorPlace

2017-10-20 investorplace
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock is on fire. Shares of the graphics design chipmaker have moved from the mid $20s a piece in early 2016 to almost $200 today. With exposure to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI), and other technological advances, NVDA stock is in high demand with technology investors. (747-3)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Stock Is Upward Bound, Bears Aside

2017-10-19 investorplace
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) stands at a crossroads. AMD stock has been an investor battleground all year, and pressure continues to mount. Short sellers are throwing record short positions against the stock, and yet shares are holding strong. (733-1)

NVIDIA Corporation Stock Is Flashing All the Caution Signals

2017-10-19 investorplace
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has been on rocket ride for some time and for good reason. The company continues to innovate at a furious pace, which has propelled the NVDA stock price to lofty heights. For the year so far, the shares have gained a sizzling 78% and the market cap is at $114 billion. The performance has been better than many of the world’s top tech operators like Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon. (190-0)

HP Inc (HPQ) Unveils PC Workstation with Enhanced Features

2017-10-19 zacks
Keeping pace with the rapid evolution of technology, HP Inc. (HPQ - Free Report) recently revealed HP ZBook x2 PC Workstation — the thinnest and most powerful detachable iteration of laptops, at Adobe MAX conference. The new device functions in four modes: laptop, detached, docked and tablet. (94-0)

Baidu Makes A Bigger Splash, to Release a Self-Driving Bus

2017-10-19 zacks
Chinese tech heavyweight Baidu Inc. (BIDU - Free Report) is ramping up its efforts in the self-driving vehicle space. The company has announced its plans to release a fully self-driving bus in China next year. (98-0)

Trade of the Day: Don't Chase Nvidia Corporation Up Here | InvestorPlace

2017-10-19 investorplace
Shares of Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) after a monster performance year in 2016 are now again higher by 85% in 2017. Although the strength of the company in my mind should continued to be respected, NVDA stock itself does offer better buying opportunities for the active investing and trading community than where the stock currently trades at. (61-0)

Microsoft Corporation's New Surface Tablet Isn't a Stock Game-Changer, Yet | InvestorPlace

2017-10-19 investorplace
If you thought personal computers and laptops were a dying breed, ceding to the advent of tablets and even smartphones, well… it may be time to rethink that notion. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) just unveiled its Surface Book 2, combining all the power of a desktop with all the flexibility of a tablet. And here’s the part MSFT stock investors will like — the new Surface Book 2 outperforms (on paper anyway) anything Apple Inc. (265-0)

How One Hedge Fund Ignored the China Bears and Made a 65% Gain - Bloomberg

2017-10-18 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (280-1)

Optimism Surrounding NVIDIA Corporation Is Reaching Uncomfortable Levels

2017-10-18 investorplace
The past several days have been particularly good ones for NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) shareholders. The NVDA stock price today is right around $197, well up from September’s close of around $179, largely driven by upgrades and upped price targets. (718-4)

Autonomous Vehicles To Drive Nvidia Revenues

2017-10-18 seekingalpha
We came across a self-driving Uber vehicle when visiting a trading floor in Arizona. Upon further research, we found this to be the framework for the future autonomous vehicle industry. (104-0)

Intel Corporation Stock Is the Cheapest Way to Play the AI Revolution

2017-10-18 investorplace
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) stock has broken out. For all of 2015 and 2016 (and most of 2017), INTC stock traded in the higher-20s and mid-30s. Now, INTC stock has rallied 15% over the past 3 months to trade just shy of $40. (791-2)

Lam Research (LRCX) Tops Q1 Earnings & Revenue Estimates

2017-10-18 zacks
Lam Research Corporation (LRCX - Free Report) reported first-quarter fiscal 2018 non-GAAP earnings of $3.46 per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.27. Earnings increased 11.3% sequentially and 91.2% year over year. (138-0)

Microsoft Corporation's Surface Book 2 Takes the MacBook Pro Head-On | InvestorPlace

2017-10-18 investorplace
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) continues to challenge Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in the premium laptop market with the release of the new Surface Book 2 laptop. Microsoft has the MacBook Pro in its sights, and it isn’t being subtle about trying to win over creative and professional users from the Mac camp. (265-0)

Investment in Self-Driving Vehicles Near $80 Billion in Past 3 Years

2017-10-18 247wallst
If there was ever any doubt about the potential impact of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles, it should have been put to rest last October when Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) paid $47 billion for Netherlands-based NXP Semiconductors. NXP was then and is now the largest supplier of chips to the automotive industry. (303-2)

Autonomous Driving Is Coming: 6 Stocks May Be Gigantic Winners

2017-10-18 247wallst
In the future, there is a good chance that people will look at the first prototype self-driving cars and laugh, as they will look primitive and clumsy. However, there will be a day in the not-too-distant future where they become ubiquitous and will be the standard we all are accustomed to, and just like virtual reality headsets, they will go from the current bulky and awkward, to sleek and incredible. (129-0)

With Earnings Ahead, the Lid Will Stay On Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. | InvestorPlace

2017-10-18 investorplace
It doesn’t take an experienced technical analyst to see that Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) stock is running into resistance. Twice this year, AMD stock has made a run past $15 only to hit a wall. (733-0)

Can Facebook Inc Ride Video, Oculus Virtual Reality to New Heights? | InvestorPlace

2017-10-18 investorplace
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has been on fire this year, with FB stock up a ridiculous 53%. But it’s several of Facebook’s emerging businesses that have captured my interest the most: video and virtual reality. (366-0)

Intel Proclaims Machine Learning Nervana

2017-10-18 seekingalpha
In a blog post today, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich announced the Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP). He wrote: (76-0)

Stock Research Report

Starting with a focus on PC graphics, NVIDIA invented the GPU to solve some of the most complex problems in computer science. The company has extended its emphasis in recent years to the revolutionary field of AI. NVIDIA delivers value to its customers through PC, mobile and cloud architectures. Vertical integration enables it to bring together hardware, system software, programmable algorithms, libraries, systems and services to create unique value for the markets it serve. The company specialize in markets in which GPU-based visual computing and accelerated computing platforms can provide enhanced throughput for applications.

NVIDIA has two reportable segments - GPU and Tegra Processor - are based on a single underlying graphics architecture. From its proprietary processors, The company have created specialized platforms that target the four large markets where its expertise is critical: Gaming, Professional Visualization, Datacenter, and Automotive.

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