There May Not Be Enough Planes To Get You To Your Dream Destination. You Can Thank Boeing and Airbus.

While broader inflation heads south, travel costs are heading in the opposite direction. Baggage fees and international airfares are rising across the board, and airline CEOs have a good reason — high fuel and labor expenses. Another limiting factor has been a lack of aircraft deliveries from the dominant aircraft manufacturers, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and…

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Europe’s Magnificent 7 Has A Delicious Name, Strong Dividends, and A Good Value: Should You Buy?

America might have FAANGs, but Europe serves up something even more satisfying — GRANOLAS. But we’re not talking about the fiber-rich snack; we’re talking about 11 stocks that have become an essential part of Europe’s investing diet. What’s in the mix? GRANOLAS is a basket of Europe’s most valuable stocks, mainly from the pharmaceutical and…

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Capital One is Spending $35B To Capitalize On America’s Credit Obsession

Cash or card? Nowadays, it’s all about the plastic. In the past four years, American credit card spending has hit one record after another, with balances topping $1.13T at the end of 2023 — all while average credit card interest rates have soared to 21.5%. This lucrative pairing has been a goldmine for lenders investing…

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Robinhood Wants To Pay You To Become Your New Retirement Piggy Bank

Commission-free investing platform Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) believes We Are All Investors… but that doesn’t mean we’re all good ones. The pandemic hero made billions building its easy-to-use trading platform, but as stocks collapsed, so did its growth — leaving investors with a $54B loss in 2022. After losing half its users, Robinhood is making a simple,…

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Stocks Are At All-Time Highs. Wall Street Keeps Buying Them Anyway.

“Buy the dip” is so 2020. Nowadays, investors are buying the highs. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 have risen in 14 of the last 15 weeks, breaking record highs in a streak unlike anything we’ve seen this millennium. Understandably, investors are now wondering whether markets have become irrational. Uncapped ambitions: Conventional knowledge might make investors…

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$ASML Is the Past, Present, and Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing — Here’s Why

Without us, there is no AI. That’s the pitch from semiconductor supplier ASML (NASDAQ:ASML). If you haven’t heard of this Dutch company, that’s probably because it builds machines that print microchips onto silicon wafers using ultraviolet light. (We don’t blame you if you didn’t understand that.) ASML supplies hardware to major chipmakers like TSMC, Intel,…

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