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Shaun Pruitt

Defensive Stocks to Consider Amid Jamie Dimon's Concern for a Large Market Correction

Often asked for his economic opinion and outlook, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon alluded to concerns of a broader economic slowdown and the possibility of a large stock market correction while speaking with Bloomberg on Thursday.

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Shaun Pruitt

Bull of the Day: Nexstar Media Group (NXST)

After exceeding lofty earnings expectations for Q1, Nexstar's (NSXT) stock looks very enticing in terms of growth and offers sound value to investors as the largest television station owner in the United States.

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Derek Lewis

3 Tech Stocks to Buy for Passive Income

Many technology companies reward their shareholders, including these three large-cap tech heavyweights. Who doesn't like payday?

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Buy Apple's Stock After Record Q2 EPS?

Adding momentum to the market, Apple was able to exceed quarterly expectations for its fiscal second quarter and announced it would be increasing its dividend and stock buybacks.

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Derek Lewis

Dividend Watch: 3 Companies Boosting Payouts

Companies with a history of consistent dividend payouts are prime considerations for income-focused investors, reflecting their commitment to shareholders. And recently, these three companies announced boosts to their quarterly payouts.

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Shaun Pruitt

Bull of the Day: Alphabet (GOOGL)

Alphabet (GOOGL) continues to rightfully retain its title as a "Magnificent Seven" stock that has significantly boosted the market's returns in recent years and is one of the most appealing technology-driven companies to invest in at the moment.

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Derek Lewis

3 Tech Stocks Suited for Dividend-Focused Investors

Dividend-paying stocks don't always have to be 'boring,' as many exciting companies from the technology sector also reward their shareholders with payouts.

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Buy the Surge in Alphabet's (GOOGL) Stock After Earnings?

Let's review Alphabet's (GOOGL) captivating Q1 report and see if now is a good time to buy into the strong post-earnings rally with GOOGL up more than +20% year to date.

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Buy These Top Gold Mining Stocks Amid Recent Market Volatility

With gold traditionally acting as a hedge against inflation, investors may be eying stocks that give exposure to the commodity amid recent market volatility.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Finance Stocks to Consider as Earnings Approach

Several top-rated finance stocks stand out ahead of their Q1 reports on Monday, April 22, and now may be a good time to buy.

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Shaun Pruitt

Don't Overlook These Highly Ranked Stocks Poised for a Rebound

Among the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) list, several stocks were sizzling before more volatility hit the broader market but now may be a good time to start eying their rebounds.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Top Rated Stocks to Buy After Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates

Reconfirming their favorable earnings outlook, these companies surpassed Q1 bottom line expectations this week making now a suitable time to invest.

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Buy Goldman Sachs (GS) Stock After Strong Q1 Results?

On Monday, strong first quarter results from Goldman Sachs (GS) served as a nod to the notion that investment banking is strengthening.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Buy Rated Stocks to Consider as Earnings Approach

Several top-rated Zacks stocks are standing out before their first-quarter earnings report next week and here are three to consider.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Affordable REITs to Buy While Others Are Fearful

Earnings estimate revisions have risen for several affordable REITs that have made their way onto the coveted Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) list.

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Shaun Pruitt

Don't Overlook These High-Growth Business Services Stocks it's time to Buy

Rising earnings estimates are starting to magnify the attractive growth trajectories of these highly ranked business services stocks.

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Buy These Highly Ranked Stocks as Markets Selloff

Another month of hot inflationary data was the catalyst for today's broader market selloff but here are two highly ranked Zacks stocks that were able to withstand the pullback and should serve as viable buy-the-dip candidates if the opportunity is presented.

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Shaun Pruitt

3 Top Rated Retail Restaurant Stocks to Consider in April

These top-rated retail restaurant stocks are starting to offer investors the options of growth and value that they look for in a portfolio.

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Buy GE Aerospace (GE) or General Mills (GIS) Stock for More Upside?

Let's see if it's time to invest in these iconic companies for more upside with GE Aerospace's (GE) stock soaring +23% this year and General Mills' (GIS) shares up a respectable +8%.

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Shaun Pruitt

Time to Buy Stock in These Highly Ranked Multi-Sector Conglomerates

Attributed to their positive earnings estimate revisions these multi-sector conglomerates currently sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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Derek Lewis

3 Tech Stocks to Buy for Passive Income

Dividend-paying stocks don't always have to be 'boring,' as many exciting companies from the technology sector also reward their shareholders with payouts.

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Shaun Pruitt

Don't Overlook These Highly Ranked Insurance Stocks it's Time to Buy

With a number of insurance stocks currently holding spots on the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) list, the Zacks Insurance-Multi Line Industry is standing out in particular.

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Derek Lewis

Build Portfolio Defense with These 3 Buy-Rated Stocks

Stocks in the Zacks Consumer Staples sector carry a defensive nature, as these companies' products have an advantageous ability to generate consistent demand in the face of many economic situations. And recently, analysts have become bullish on these three.

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