Many long-term investors prefer to include blue-chip stocks in their equity portfolios. They are shares of such reputable companies as Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft, etc. Nevertheless, today, stock exchanges also list many less popular companies worth paying attention to if you plan to make a profit in the long term. CFRA analysts have picked 7 best options for long-term investment that traders might have never heard of. Let's get to know what they are
The high volatility of the cryptocurrency market keeps investors on their toes. To stay abreast of the latest trends, traders need to constantly track changes in the digital sphere. By the end of September 2021, three assets with quite bright prospects appeared on the virtual arena. Some analysts expect these altcoins to skyrocket in the near future
Some analysts suppose that in the autumn of 2021, commodity markets may face a price boom. They have analyzed the current and long-term trends in the market and found out three reasons for a possible rise. Let us take a look at them
Today, several IT companies are recognized as global tech behemoths and leading software developers. Software is a collection of programs that allow a computer to function. There are different types of software designed for both individual users and large organizations. Software is the main IT component developed by numerous tech manufacturers. Read our article to find out about the top 7 global software manufacturers
According to recent estimates, over 35% of the African population that roughly accounts for 490 million people lives in dire straits. The number of poor people has been on the rise year by year on the Dark Continent. This causes another alarming trend: escalating social inequality. The latest survey on people's welfare revealed that new names enter the ranks of billionaires in African at a faster pace than people reach the middle class status. Read the article to find out the income sources of top 5 wealthiest African citizens
News about natural disasters appears more and more often. It seems that every time natural disasters become even more merciless and destructive. Scientists are sure all this was caused by climate change. They also warned that global warming will hardly leave any country intact. There are places which are expected to be damaged more than others. Let us take a look at 5 cities that will most likely face the greatest environmental changes
In times of high inflation and global economic instability, smart investing becomes especially important. US Treasury bonds and bond ETFs are considered a great choice for gainful investment. Check out these top 5 funds suitable for a long-term investment strategy.
On July 11, businessman and billionaire Richard Branson made a suborbital flight in his VSS Unity. He became the first billionaire in history to fly to the edge of space in his own spacecraft. The flight altitude was 90 kilometers above the Earth's surface. Branson was just days ahead of another famous businessman, Jeff Bezos, who reached the suborbit on July 20.
Read about other breathtaking events predicted by Richard Branson in our article.
The research conducted by NPD Group showed that in Q1 of 2021, sales on the global toy market advanced by 15% compared to the same period in 2020. The market revenue totaled $22.45 billion. The positive dynamic was logged in almost all countries. The most significant rise was recorded in the US, where sales jumped by 40%. Top 5 toys that brought the biggest revenue are games for outdoor activities and sports, preschool toys, puzzles, dolls, and construction kits. NPD Group has made a list of the top 5 best-selling brands of toys in the world. Let's take a look at these brands
Analysts at an authoritative media company, Forbes, are always abreast of the latest financial trends and any changes in the world of billionaires. Experts have noticed some rearrangements in the ranking of the world's wealthiest people. They are reflected on the new list of favorites of fortune. Let us take a close look at it
There are tech sector leaders whose potential temporarily seems insignificant. Companies with annually raising dividends are among the flagships of this sector. This fact allows us to include them in any investment portfolio. The tech leaders offer a combination of capital gain and considerable quarterly income. Experts point out 3 tech companies with constantly increasing dividends
Cathie Wood is a woman known for taking Wall Street by storm. She founded an asset management company Ark Invest in 2014 at the age of 57. Today, Ark Invest is one of the world's fastest-growing investment firms. Cathie Wood is called a superstar fund manager although it was not always smooth sailing for her. Thus, one of her ETFs recorded a massive decline of $940 million in July, its biggest loss in a year. Later, the flow of investments surged so that today Cathie's firm has more than $47 billion in assets under management. Let's have a look at 5 stocks Cathie Wood is betting on.