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Stocks Are Trading Sideways: Is Now Time to Buy?

Market News: Stocks are trading sideways, should you buy?
Market News: Stocks are trading sideways, should you buy?

Stocks are trading sideways, indicating there is indecision in the market.

Despite its macro downtrend this year, the S&P 500 (SPY stock) is retesting its $400 levels after coming down significantly to $350.

As the market sees some bounce, we’re also experiencing major barcoding, or sideways trading.

Market makers are capitalizing on supply and demand zones along with support and resistance levels.

And while day traders are also capitalizing on these swings, it’s retail investors who are stuck in the middle.

Is now the time to buy stocks?

Let’s discuss it below.

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Will SPY Break Through?

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The SPY is currently in a downtrend channel.

Breaking above the $400 level could mean a strong breakout for the market.

Rejection on the channel’s trendline will result in further market decline where SPY may touch $330.

Buying the market now will play a big role in the momentum needed to break the market’s downtrend.

Our weekly MACD shows us buyers are coming in while our TTM indicator shows us decaying selling momentum, for now.

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Spy Stock Technical Analysis – Franknez.com.

Market makers and big whales still have the final say of course.

A break above the downtrend signals a great buying opportunity.

Rejection at $400 levels will signify more downtrend for the market lies ahead.

At this point, retail investors may hold off from buying until price hit the next support trendline.

Related: How to Invest in the Stock Market for Beginners

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Retail Investors Have Big Opportunity in the Market Right Now

Stocks and Crypto to buy in a bear market.
Stocks and Crypto to Buy in a Bear Market | Opportunity in the market right now.

That’s right, even in today’s bear market, retail investors have big opportunity right now.

If you’re a new investor or entered the market during the bull run, chances are your portfolio is down significantly.

But don’t let your first bear market shake you off because there are numerous opportunities out there that have the potential to yield big returns.

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you’ve more than likely capitalized on opportunities such as AMC, HYMC, Shiba Inu Coin, Terra Classic, and Bitcoin during properly and fortunately timed moments.

So, what’s new?

In this article, I’m going to go over the opportunities I see that lie ahead for retail investors.

None of the information on my blog is financial advice but rather speculative content based on current information and trends in the market.

And with that being said, let’s get started.

Not Invested in The Markets Yet?

If you or someone you know are not invested in the markets yet, the two articles below are going to walk you through, step-by-step on how to buy stocks for the very first time and how to buy cryptocurrency for the very first time, too.

Much information on how to invest in the markets is outdated so I wanted to create easy guides for beginners.

You can read them here to get started:

Remember, one of the greatest wealth you can share with someone else is that of knowledge.

Opportunities in the Stock Market Today

opportunities in the stock market today
Opportunities in the stock market today.

During a bear market share prices tend to tumble, hence why many long-term investor’s portfolios tend to lose value.

And although we can’t entirely time the bottom, we know that at some point the stock market is at a massive fire sale.

Value investors such as you and I can pick up shares from our favorite companies at these low prices before the market reverses trend.

Economists, analysts, and entrepreneurs alike predict there is still room for another 10%-15% drop in the markets.

But for the record, these are just predictions after all.

The point here is for value investors to capitalize on this falling trend by purchasing low and holding during the next bull market.

Whether you choose to capitalize on opportunities presented in a bull market or not will ultimately be up to you.

However, capitalizing during a bull market will require value investors to buy during a bear market, not during the bull market.

After being involved in the retail community for almost three years now, there are stocks and crypto that just stand out as having big potential during the next bull run and I’m going to discuss them below.

Stocks Worth Buying During a Bear Market

None of the information provided below is financial advice, but rather speculative in nature based on market trends and current information at the time of publication.

AMC Entertainment Stock (AMC)

You’ve probably heard all the ruckus on AMC and ‘meme stocks’.

It’s true, the stock jumped from $5 per share to an all-time high of $72 per share.

AMC Entertainment stock is currently trading below $6 again due to this bear market.

What makes this stock such an interesting value investment is that it has a huge community made up of millions of people who plan to take its current price up again.

Plus, the company has beat earnings every quarter since 2021.

Investing in the largest movie theater chain in the world could prove to pay out big during the next bull market.

SPY Stock (SPY)

I’ve talked about SPY stock numerous times on my blog.

It’s even made the list of best divided stocks to buy for passive income.

SPY is the S&P 500 index fund that tracks the top 500 performing companies in the U.S and has been a favorite amongst value investors for a long time.

Warren Buffett himself says he’s moving 90% of his wealth to this specific stock when he departs us.

Just this thought should speak for itself.

SPY has a great track record for its increased value over time.

Vanguard Real Estate REIT (VNQ)

I believe every value investor should have at least one great performing REIT, or Real Estate Investment Trust.

VNQ is Vanguard’s commercial real estate investment trust with a great track record since the recession of 2008.

The REIT is also on the list of the best dividend stocks to buy for passive income.

While the real estate market is set to retrace some of its gains, keeping an eye on this stock may provide retail investors with big opportunity during the next bull market.

GameStop Stock (GME)

What GameStop is doing with their NFT marketplace is genius and not a lot of people know about it.

Wonder why, *ahem, mainstream media*.

The video game company is making it available for people around the world to own actual digital items inside games through the use of blockchain technology.

The opportunity this technology will bring to entrepreneurs and flippers alike in the future is massive.

Investing in GameStop early on could have massive potential as our economy shifts towards the digital/metaverse economy.

Amazon Stock (AMZN)

Amazon is now affordable for just about any value investor to buy shares from.

The company stock traded above $3K per share before its 20-for-1 stock split made it available for everyone to purchase.

AMZN is currently trading below $100 per share and it’s a steal whether you’re anticipating another 10%-15% market drop or not.

Tesla Stock (TSLA)

Despite what you might think of eccentric billionaire Elon Musk, you cannot deny what the entrepreneur has created is fascinating in its own respect.

Tesla stock has shown outstanding growth in the past even after stock splits.

We’ve seen this company’s stock reach massive popularity during the previous bull market.

In fact, it was right under AMC Entertainment stock as the most searched for stock on Google in 2021.

Meta Platforms Stock (META)

Most boomer investors, like mainstream media, don’t truly understand the potential of Meta.

While Zucks might currently get made fun of by Wall Street ego, there’s a huge opportunity investing in early technology, especially a technology that one day may change the world as we know it.

Today’s innovators will carry the baton, whether old power likes it or not.

Crypto to Buy During a Bear Market

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Crypto to buy in a bear market.

Here’s a list of cryptocurrencies I’m keeping an eye on in today’s bear market.

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Stocks Retail Investors Can Buy to Build Wealth This Decade

Stocks to build wealth

The market is down which means there are a variety of stocks retail investors can buy to build wealth this decade.

The problem is identifying which stocks will create the team you need to ensure your investing success.

I’ve compiled a list of stocks along with a simple strategy that’s going to allow these stocks to compound over time so that when you’re ready, they start paying you passively.

By the end of this article, you will have the knowledge you need to begin building your very own wealth through stock investments this decade.

Let’s get started!

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Compounding starts with reinvesting

Which stocks to buy?
Which stocks to buy?

The list below is made up of cash dividend paying stocks, companies with enough cash at hand which allows them to pay cash dividends to its investors every quarter.

The key here is to ensure that you opt in to ‘reinvest’ these cash dividends back into the asset so that your number of shares automatically compound every quarter.

On some occasions, the default setting is set to ‘cash’ instead of ‘reinvest’, which means your broker account will receive the cash dividend as a form of payment and settle in your funds like a deposit.

When you’ve built a strong retirement portfolio and you’re ready to claim the fruit of your labor many years from now, then you’ll want to begin taking that big cash.

But in the meantime, we’re focusing on setting ourselves up for that chapter in our lives so make sure you opt in to ‘reinvest’ that cash dividend.

Over time, you will see your number of shares grow fractionally and then eventually turn into whole numbers.

This process will continue repeating as you continue to fund your cash dividend stock portfolio.

Which Stocks Can Take Care of You Forever?

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Which stocks to buy?

Building wealth is a constant journey of increasing your income and investing in assets that can take care of you forever.

If you would like me to publish more content on how to increase your income let me know in the comments section at the end of the article.

Granted that you have the capability to invest now during this bear market, here is a list of cash dividend paying stocks that can take care of you forever.

Related: How to Invest in Stocks for Beginners

#1. VOO (S&P 500)

Dividend Yield: 1.56%

VOO has paid $5.65 per share in the past year during the bull market but is currently paying $1.43 per share in this year’s bear market.

VOO is Vanguard’s S&P 500 ETF which tracks the top 500 performing companies in the United States.

#2. GPC (Genuine Parts Co.)

Dividend Yield: 2.40%

GPC has paid $3.42 per share but is currently paying investors during this bear market $0.90 per share.

Genuine Parts Company is an American service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials.

#3. VNQ (Real Estate REIT)

Dividend Yield: 3.53%

VNQ has paid $2.86 per share but is currently paying investors approximately $0.56 per share in today’s bear market.

VNQ is Vanguard’s real estate ETF which invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property.

#4. OMF (One Main Holdings, Inc.)

Dividend Yield: 7.96%

OMF currently pays investors $0.95 per share but has paid them as much as $6.80 per share during the bull market.

OneMain Holdings, Inc. is an American financial services holding company that provides loan products, offers credit cards, and other personal loans.

#5. T (AT&T)

Dividend Yield: 9.71%

AT&T is currently paying shareholders $0.28 per share but has paid investors $1.60 in the past.

AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications holding company offering internet and cellular services.

#6. NRZ (Real Estate REIT)

Dividend Yield: 9.85%

NRZ stock is currently paying investors $0.25 per share but has paid $1 per share before.

New Residential is a publicly traded mortgage real estate investment trust with a diversified portfolio and a strong track record of performance.

#7. EMR (Emerson Electric Co.)

Dividend Yield: 2.45%

EMR pays shareholders $0.51 per share but has paid investors $2.05 per share prior to today’s bear market.

Emerson Electric Co. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Ferguson, Missouri.

The Fortune 500 company manufactures products and provides engineering services for industrial, commercial, and consumer markets.

#8. ESGV (ETF)

Dividend Yield: 1.26%

ESGV currently pays shareholders $0.20 but has paid investors $0.88 per share in the past.

ESGV tracks the performance of large-, mid-, and small-capitalization stocks.

The ETF specifically excludes stocks of certain companies related to the following: adult entertainment, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, gambling, chemical and biological weapons, cluster munitions, anti-personnel landmines, nuclear weapons, conventional military weapons, civilian firearms, nuclear power, and coal, oil, or gas.

Other Stocks?

Investing in other stocks that aren’t paying cash dividends could be a great way to raise capital fast.

One example is Tesla, AMC, GameStop, etc.

Retail investors who were able to jump on these stocks early were able to capitalize on massive price fluctuations.

The key here is to get in early, otherwise you may end up holding substantially large losses.

If you’re going to invest in individual companies, make sure you’ve done your due diligence and cash out when in profit.

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How to Invest In The Stock Market For Beginners

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How to invest in the stock market step by step for beginners

There comes a point when you realize that in order to build wealth it will require you to build multiple streams of income. The average millionaire has seven. The stock market is one way you can invest your earned income in order to start earning passive income and multiply your money. Here’s how to invest in the stock market step by step for beginners.

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I’ve been investing in the stock market since 2019.

When I learned how to open a brokerage account and buy company stock, I knew I had to show people how to do it too.

Everything I found online was outdated so I wanted to make it easy for people to start.

Benefits of investing in the stock market

One of the greatest benefits of investing in the stock market is that you get to hedge against inflation.

Inflation is at an all-time high right now and simply letting your money lose its value isn’t going to create wealth.

The stock market also provides an average return of 7%-8% annually which means those CDs and high yielding savings accounts are a thing of the past.

Even so, you can always create a portfolio bringing in 20%+ annual returns!

In June of 2021, AMC shareholders saw a whopping 3000% return on their investment at its high.

GameStop shareholders saw about half!

Although these trades are much different anomalies then traditional long-term investing, it paints a picture of the power of the market.

Let’s get you started!

#1. Set a Budget When Planning to Invest

set a budget when investing

Before you begin to invest you will need to set a budget on your first investment(s).

The great thing about the stock market is that you can invest with as little as $50 or so depending on the cost of a share.

A share is a fraction of a company you can own and earn money from as the company grows and profits over a period of time.

Example

If you set a budget of $200 and the share of a company you want to invest in costs $50 then you can purchase (4) four shares of said company.

If a month later the shares you purchased are worth $60 each then your shares would now be worth $240, resulting in a $40 gain.

This is how investing in the stock market works.

Note: I highly recommend having your emergency fund built prior to proceeding with investing in the stock market.

It is important to highlight that the money you invest in the stock market will need to be money you can tolerate losing.

The stock market is volatile meaning the value of your assets is constantly going up and down.

Something to keep in mind is that the value of your investments can go down just as fast if not faster than they went up.

Now, this is not addressed to scare you. The stock on average has an annual return of 6-8% per year.

Why should you invest in stocks?

Investing in stocks is a great way to diversify your portfolio.

You don’t want to keep all your eggs in one basket.

For this reason, the wealthy invest in companies they believe have long-term potential to thrive and to multiply their investment.

#2. Know What to Invest In

Now that you’ve set a budget you’ll need to know what you want to invest in.

Once you do, find the stock market symbol of the company on Google search engine.

If you wanted to invest in Coca-Cola for example, you’d search ‘stock market symbol for Coca-Cola’ on Google.

You’ll see that the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) symbol for Coca-Cola is KO.

This is how you will identify and search for companies to invest in when you’re in the market to buy stocks.

Here are some different type of investments you can invest in within the NYSE.

Stocks

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How to invest in stocks for beginners

A stock is a share of a company just like Coca-Cola.

Buying a share from one specific company is a stock.

Stocks are good to purchase if you strongly believe in the continued success of your choice of company.

Invest in companies that have room to grow and are constantly innovating.

Stocks I personally favor are Tesla, Apple, and Amazon.

These tech companies are always innovating therefore I have strong conviction towards their continued growth and success.

Index Funds

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How to invest in the stock market

An index fund is a fund that tracks and follows the index (growth) of a group of companies.

When you own a share of an index fund, you own a percentage of a pool of companies oppose to just one company.

What makes an index fund great is that if a company within an index fund isn’t performing very well there are other companies that may balance the overall performance of the fund resulting in a fair return.

A popular choice is the S&P500.

This index fund tracks the performance of the top 500 companies in the United States.

This type of investment tends to be a less risky and yield great profits over the long run.

It’s an investors favorite and I personally hold shares in the S&P500.

Bookmark: Retire a millionaire with the S&P500: is it possible?

REITS

Invest in REITS
How to buy REITS

A REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust Fund) is very similar to an index fund.

The only exception is that it invests exclusively in real estate companies oppose to other businesses.

If you want to invest in real estate without the hassle of learning the game, using cash up front, or getting into debt, REITs are a great way to diversify your portfolio into the real estate sector.

A great REIT I’m invested in is VNQ with Vanguard.

Which investment is right for you?

Each of these investments has their own benefits.

My suggestion is to research them individually as all of our needs are very unique.

As your skills develop as a retail investor, you’ll find yourself having a diversified portfolio consisting of all three.

Invest in the stock market and learn to identify which investment is best for you.

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

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#3. Choose a Brokerage Firm to Begin Investing in The Stock Market

This is the fun part.

Choose a reputable online brokerage firm.

A brokerage firm is a platform where you will be doing all of your investing through the NYSE.

Here you’ll be able to purchase stocks and sell them.

Each brokerage firm has their own customer advantages but are very similar to use.

Here is a list of brokerage firms you can open an account with and sign up for free.

Check out each brokerage firm’s website and see which feels more comfortable for you to navigate.

Do some research on each of them to see which has the strongest potential for your needs. I personally use Vanguard.

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How to invest in the stock market for beginners

Note: When you purchase investments, there are small commission fees your investments will pay out to the firm.

They are very small in most cases and don’t hinder your earnings like you’d think. Vanguard has the lowest fees.

Each brokerage firm will have different commission fees and the percentage will vary in each firm.

For example: Coke (KO) will have a slightly different commission fee in every firm despite having the same share cost.

#4. Open your account

For this step-by-step on how to invest in the stock market I’m going to use Vanguard.

Vanguard is one of the most reliable brokerage accounts you can use.

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How to invest in stocks for beginners

Head over to Vanguard and select ‘Open an account’.

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How to invest in stocks with Vanguard

Select ‘Start your new account’ to get started.

Vanguard Account

Choose the method you will be funding your new account. You can choose between:

  • Electronic bank transfer or another Vanguard account
  • Rollover from an employer plan (e.g., 401(k) plan)
  • Transfer investments from another financial firm

Most new retail investors will be choosing the first option, using an electronic bank transfer to fund your account.

Open a vanguard account

Before you open your account to begin investing in the stock market you’ll need your bank account and routing number as well as other personal information.

Once you’re in it’s time to transfer funds into your account.

#5. Transfer Funds into Your Brokerage Account

Congratulations! Now that you’ve chosen a brokerage account to invest with, you’ll have the tools at your disposal to begin investing.

Navigate throughout your brokerage website. Get comfortable with where things are.

Things might seem very new at first, intimidating even.

Don’t worry, now that you’ve begun something new, you’ll begin to take the first steps toward self-education.

First, you’ll want to learn how to transfer funds into your brokerage account.

I will be demonstrating step by step how to do this using Vanguard.

Toggle the settings to connect your bank account with your brokerage account so you can start to invest in the stock market.

This direct line will allow you to transfer funds into your account so you may begin to purchase shares.

Once you have this set up you may transfer the money from your budget to invest in.

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#6. Make Your Very First Investment in The Stock Market

Now that you’ve transferred your funds over to your brokerage account, navigate through the site to make your very first purchase.

Search the symbol of the stock, index, or REIT you will be investing in.

Note: Before purchasing, make sure you thoroughly navigate the website to get comfortable using it.

This will make the purchase experience a lot easier.

Once you pull up the investment, go through the details provided on the page.

You should be able to see its history, it’s projected return, its risk level, and so much more information about the investment.

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Purchase the investment!

Purchase the investment with the option set to ‘Market’.

This option will allow you to purchase the investment instantly at the price it’s worth.

We suggest doing a test purchase since this is your first time investing in the stock market.

This will help you get a feel for it. Purchase one share so you understand the process.

It will serve as good practice and experience.

Congrats on buying your first share!

Follow up on your investment the following day and see whether your investment had gains or losses.

You’ll see for the very first time how your investment grew in value or decreased in value.

You now have a taste of what it’s like to invest in the stock market.

Bookmark: My top picks of stocks to invest in right now

Final thoughts

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I have personally invested in stocks since 2019 and have learned a lot about the stock market.

In fact, I’m still learning today.

I published an article on the best tips and advice for beginners investing in stocks to further help you on your journey.

Stock investing is all about strategy.

When you make money in the stock market you may let it sit and accumulate over time, or you may cash in your profits and allocate those gains towards other opportunities.

This is why I believe investing in stocks is extremely important to someone who wants to build wealth.

The stock market allows you to multiply your hard-earned money so you may further invest it in other assets.

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The Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for Passive Income

Best Dividend Stocks to buy
Personal Finance: Best dividend stocks to buy | Stocks to buy now

Today I’m going over 8 of the best dividend stocks to buy for passive income in 2022.

These tickers have been yielding cash returns (which I’ve reinvested back) no matter whether the markets are up or down all year long.

Investing in these types of passive income trains is something Warren Buffett has done over the course of his lifetime.

And the sooner you begin investing in dividend stocks, the more you’ll thank yourself later.

Let’s get started!

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Best Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2022

Best Dividend stocks to buy 2022
List of the best dividend stocks to buy | Stocks to buy now

Dividend stock investing can yield big passive income when done right.

Dedication and patience are two key virtues to making the best out of this wealth building strategy.

Here’s a list of the best dividend stocks to buy this year:

#1. VOO (S&P 500)

Dividend Yield: 1.56%

VOO has paid $5.65 per share in the past year during the bull market but is currently paying $1.43 per share in this year’s bear market.

VOO is Vanguard’s S&P 500 ETF which tracks the top 500 performing companies in the United States.

#2. GPC (Genuine Parts Co.)

Dividend Yield: 2.40%

GPC has paid $3.42 per share but is currently paying investors during this bear market $0.90 per share.

Genuine Parts Company is an American service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials.

#3. VNQ (Real Estate REIT)

Dividend Yield: 3.53%

VNQ has paid $2.86 per share but is currently paying investors approximately $0.56 per share in today’s bear market.

VNQ is Vanguard’s real estate ETF which invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property.

#4. OMF (One Main Holdings, Inc.)

Dividend Yield: 7.96%

OMF currently pays investors $0.95 per share but has paid them as much as $6.80 per share during the bull market.

OneMain Holdings, Inc. is an American financial services holding company that provides loan products, offers credit cards, and other personal loans.

#5. T (AT&T)

AT&T

Dividend Yield: 9.71%

AT&T is currently paying shareholders $0.28 per share but has paid investors $1.60 in the past.

AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications holding company offering internet and cellular services.

#6. NRZ (Real Estate REIT)

Dividend Yield: 9.85%

NRZ stock is currently paying investors $0.25 per share but has paid $1 per share before.

New Residential is a publicly traded mortgage real estate investment trust with a diversified portfolio and a strong track record of performance.

#7. EMR (Emerson Electric Co.)

Dividend Yield: 2.45%

EMR pays shareholders $0.51 per share but has paid investors $2.05 per share prior to today’s bear market.

Emerson Electric Co. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Ferguson, Missouri.

The Fortune 500 company manufactures products and provides engineering services for industrial, commercial, and consumer markets.

#8. ESGV (ETF)

Dividend Yield: 1.26%

ESGV currently pays shareholders $0.20 but has paid investors $0.88 per share in the past.

ESGV tracks the performance of large-, mid-, and small-capitalization stocks.

The ETF specifically excludes stocks of certain companies related to the following: adult entertainment, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, gambling, chemical and biological weapons, cluster munitions, anti-personnel landmines, nuclear weapons, conventional military weapons, civilian firearms, nuclear power, and coal, oil, or gas.

Send this list to someone you know!

Share this list of the best dividend stocks to buy right now with someone you know who is invested in the market.

I personally hold these stocks in my stock portfolio and figured I’d share with my readers which dividend stocks I recommend checking out.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on this list – do you hold any?

Leave a comment down below.

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Related: How to Invest in The Stock Market for Beginners

Long-Term Investing vs Short Squeeze Plays vs Day Trading

Long-Term Investing vs Short Squeeze Plays vs Day Trading
Wealth Building: Differences between Long-Term Investing, Short Squeeze Plays, and Day Trading

Today’s article is going to be extremely educational; I’m going over the biggest differences between long-term investing, short squeeze plays, and day trading.

In this article you’re going to discover what makes each one more susceptible than the other to market manipulation and overall risk.

When you’re looking to build wealth in the market, it is important to identify the major differences between the three.

Be sure to bookmark this page so you can come back to it in the future for a mental refresh.

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#1. Long-Term investing

Long-term investing is the #1 traditional way to build wealth over a long period of time.

Investors looking to build wealth this way tend to invest in high dividend yielding stocks such as the S&P 500.

Here, an investor’s portfolio compounds over time as dividends are rolled over or reinvested back into the asset – further purchasing more stock on its own.

During the years of retirement, investors may decide to stop reinvesting the dividend and accept the dividend as cash instead.

This is how a dividend stock portfolio may yield investors with big passive income in the form of cashflow many years later.

Many of these stocks are not heavy victims to market manipulation due to the security and minimalistic risk there is to invest in these funds.

Read: The Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for Passive Income

#2. Short Squeeze plays

Short squeeze plays have a high risk/high reward ratio that has attracted many new investors into the market.

When a stock is being heavily shorted, the short interest percentage of the stocks float tends to rise.

This means that with enough buying pressure, investors may increase the probability of squeezing short sellers from their positions.

We saw this occur when AMC ran from $2 per share to $72 per share and when GameStop skyrocketed into the hundred-dollar levels.

While both these two stocks are still heavily shorted, these are just two examples of short squeeze plays where investors could have taken advantage of an opportunity to make big bucks.

Short squeeze plays are more susceptible to market manipulation since market makers tend to have a lot of control of retail investor’s orders.

They may drive share prices down by overleveraging their already bias positions, which means a lot of momentum is required for a short squeeze play to be successful.

Short squeeze plays are a form of swing trades that may last weeks to months of holding a stock before trading it for profit.

This type of investment strategy may be viewed as mid-term investing to cash in big on a rather unique opportunity.

#3. Day Trading

Day trading uses leverage as a multiplier to trade stocks in a short-term timeframe.

What makes this investment strategy attractive to most investors are the possibilities to earn massive gains in such a short period of time.

Traders are earning money whether the market is up or down through ‘put and call options contracts’.

Unlike long-term investing or short squeeze plays that have a buy and hold approach, day trading is a skill that requires focus, discipline, and a deep understanding about the psychology of trading.

Day traders can earn hundreds to thousands and even tens of thousands of dollars on a daily basis (you can view my gains here).

While day trading is mainly a form of income, traders may still allocate earnings towards long-term investments to further build their wealth.

Here’s how you make money trading the S&P 500.
Read: How to Trade Options in The Market with a 9-5

Which investment strategy is best for you?

As investors, we need to identify the best way to take advantage of the tool that is the stock market.

Long-term investors should focus on increasing their income to flood their portfolios with compounding effects.

Short squeeze traders should draw out a macro vision board to determine which path to take after short squeeze profits are secured.

Day traders would be wise to invest a portion of their income towards dividend paying assets or physical assets (such as property or a business) that will produce cashflow.

Building wealth is about having your money work for you so that you can have the time freedom to do what you love most.

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Is AMC A Good Stock to Buy?

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AMC Entertianment Holdings, Inc. – is AMC a good stock to buy? AMCStock Reddit

You might have heard all the ruckus going on with AMC and are now wondering, is AMC a good stock to buy?

What was once a struggling movie theatre chain company is now a rising phoenix innovating in every direction the market demands.

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. came near bankruptcy when the pandemic shut down movie theatres across the country.

Now that the world seems to be going back to normal, people are wondering how the movie theatre chain will stand against online streaming.

In this article I’m going to break down earnings, debt, short percentage, and various key factors that will help you make a decision.

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AMC now has positive EBITDA

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AMC Entertainment announced during their Q4 earnings call that the company now has positive cash flow for the first time in two years.

EBITDA provides investors with a snapshot of a company’s overall financial performance.

AMC currently has a positive net cash flow of $160 million.

Why is this important?

The company almost went bankrupt during the lockdowns during the pandemic.

This is massive progress for any company to stand up after almost being defeated.

It demonstrates the will to succeed.

AMC box office grosses improved each and every quarter of 2020 and 2021 as the number of movie titles increased.

The company hosted approximately 60 million guests in the United States, Europe, and Middle East in Q4 of 2021 alone.

The recovery for AMC has been incredible in such a short period of time.

Now that the company has positive cash flow, AMC Entertainment will be able to provide more value to its guests and shareholders alike.

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AMC Entertainment saw more than $1.8 billion in liquidity its fourth quarter of 2021 and anticipates doubling its revenue this year 2022.

With more movie titles coming to the big screen this new year, CEO and President Adam Aron says the $1.8 billion will provide AMC with more security and flexibility to go on the offense.

AMC Entertainment doesn’t plan on sitting on this money, but rather on using it to play offense and innovate.

Adam Aron says he plans on obtaining licensing agreements to feature live movie concerts and live sports events in theatres.

If you’re betting on AMC long term you might want to become an owner of the company by purchasing the stock.

90% of retail investors now own the century old movie theatre chain according to the CEO.

The company has a strong and loyal shareholder base that even played a major role in resuscitating the company when it faced bankruptcy.

Adam Aron praises his shareholders as they are the majority owners of the company.

It’s a first in history where shareholders have a massive ownership of a company this big.

The CEO communicates with shareholders on Twitter where he takes ideas from the public to better structure certain areas of the company.

The number of AMC shareholder has increased from 3 million last year to now more than 4 million this new year 2022.

Innovation and revenue streams

AMC Perfectly Popcorn Brand - AMC Innovation and revenue streams
AMC Perfectly Popcorn Brand – AMCStock Reddit

AMC Entertainment has really transformed its business model and is now taking form of a modern-type business.

This leading movie industry chain is now accepting cryptocurrencies as a form of online payment for movie theatre tickets, gift cards, and other accessories.

Not only have they cultivated the crypto movement, but the company is also releasing NFTs when new movie titles are released.

With NFTs, AMC Entertainment will earn a royalty every time an NFT is sold or traded in the marketplace.

This opens opportunity in the marketplace for both AMC Entertainment the company and the asset owner.

AMC Perfectly Popcorn brand is on track to hit retail stores and supermarkets this year too.

They will be selling AMC Perfectly Popcorn brand microwavable popcorn at your favorite grocery stores and outlets.

Adam Aron announced during the Q4 earnings call that AMC and UberEATS are working on making it possible to order pre-packaged popcorn for home-delivery services.

So even if you’re not going out to the movies, you can order AMC Perfectly Branded popcorn for that movie night at home.

This is just one way the company is hedging against online streaming.

Once the theatre chain has access to exclusively release live concerts and sports events, the theatrical experience is going to transform how we look at movie theatres today.

Although online streaming has blown up, the theatre experience is something you cannot replicate anywhere else.

And the data has spoken for it.

Does AMC have debt?

does AMC have debt?

AMC Entertainment, like many companies has debt.

However, unlike the previous year when they had debt and negative cash flow, the company has eliminated most of its debt and created positive EBITDA.

AMC paid $61 million of deferred (postponed) rent in Q4 of 2021, reducing their total deferred rent to $315 million.

It reduced a total of $155 million of deferred rent over the last 9 months of 2021.

They plan to reduce the deferred rent by $150-$200 million in 2022 leaving them with $160-$115 million left for 2023.

This amount could be paid in full that same year.

So, while they still owe money, the execution is being handled with vigorous accountability and success.

AMC Entertainment should have no problem paying this off while maintaining a positive EBITDA through its multiple revenue streams.

Last year the company sold a $950 million junk bond which they used to pay down debt and refinance certain interests to much lower rates.

This has given the company much more flexibility than needed.

I think it’s fair to say the company has proved that it can handle its use of money quite well.

CEO Adam Aron also donated $1 million dollars of his personal money to charity in both stocks and cash.

“I benefited greatly as retail investors have embraced AMC. That makes it time for me to step up and personally give back.”

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Related: AMC Dominates with Powerful Q1 Results: Highlights

Does AMC offer dividends?

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Spider-Man NFT – AMCstock Reddit

AMC currently does not offer dividends.

However, the company releases NFTs when new movie titles are released.

These NFTs can sell on NFT marketplaces for quite a large amount of money, depending on the rarity of course, but they’re out there.

The highest sold AMC NFT was a Spider-Man NFT that sold for $17,000 according to Adam Aron.

When Spider-Man No Way Home came out, the first movie ticket buyers received random Spider-Man NFTs.

This is another great incentive to encourage engagement and revenue for the company.

I mean, what other company is truly innovating like this?

Elon Musk announced in January Tesla would accept Dogecoin for its merchandise.

But even he hasn’t gotten involved in NFTs like Adam Aron has, with all respect to Mr. Musk.

AMC shareholders who signed up before December 31st of 2021 also received a series 1 “I Own AMC” NFT.

More than half a million of these NFTs were created and sent to shareholders for free.

I believe these series 1 NFTs will be worth a lot of money years down the road as the company releases a variety of series NFTs with series 1 being AMC’s ‘originals‘.

The concept is incredible but only time will tell.

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Is AMC still being shorted?

AMC currently has a short interest of 22%.

It’s relatively high meaning short sellers continue to bet on AMC’s stock price to go down.

In fact, the Department of Justice is investigating short sellers and big-time hedge funds for illegally driving AMC and GameStop’s share prices down.

Elon Musk spoke out against short sellers with Adam Aron mocking them for the second time when the announcements were made public.

Short sellers have been long accused by the retail community of tampering with AMC’s share price as the demand for the stock has not been accurately reflecting on the price.

Once called conspiracy theorists, major publications and regulators have now confirmed every allegation.

Predatorial strategies in the market are real and AMC has been abused by them.

The retail community is fighting to lift the market manipulation imposed on so called ‘meme stocks’.

The lift would allow the stocks to naturally surge based on supply and demand.

Is AMC a good stock to short?

Absolutely not.

Hedge funds have lost billions of dollars betting against AMC Entertainment and now the Justice Department has gotten involved.

The SEC recently warned short sellers of ‘short squeeze’ risks in a market transparency report.

The number of activists in the retail community has multiplied over the months and year.

Can AMC still squeeze?

AMC’s current short interest is more than enough to send the share price to an all-time high.

The company’s stock reached $72 per share when the short interest was only at 20%.

The short interest came down to around 14% shortly after the price surge but has since gone up to now 21%.

When AMC climbed to $72 per share it was with only 6% short interest out of 20%.

Is it worth buying AMC for a short squeeze trade?

90% of retail investors holding the stock certainly think so.

For many, the reward outweighs the risk involved.

Though a wise man did once say, the only risk is not taking a risk at all.

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Is AMC a good stock to buy today?

is AMC a good stock to buy today
AMCStock Reddit – is AMC a good stock to buy?

What makes AMC so different from most stocks is the peculiar spot it’s in.

The company is working extremely hard to improve its fundamentals by innovating, paying off its debt, and increasing its revenue streams.

In the meantime, you have a loyal shareholder base looking to squeeze shorts from their positions while keep their ties to the company after successfully doing so.

Moody’s recently upgraded AMC to Caa2 rating saying the outlook on the company is positive amid the cinema industry’s recovery.

And while corporate (mainstream) media might tell you otherwise, it’s important to note that these companies are often times influenced and bought by hedge funds.

There’s no narrative here, only data.

Is AMC a good stock to buy?

The stock could be a great buy whether you’re looking at a long-term fundamental investment or whether you’re diving into a short squeeze trade.

Just remember, this is not financial advice, and my suggestion as always is to never put more money in the market than you can afford to lose.

Always do your due diligence and stick true to your conviction.

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The Best Thing You Can Do When the Markets are Tanking

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Why are the markets down? Don’t panic, here’s what to do

Both the stock and crypto markets are tanking.

If you’re following me on Twitter you know I’m an advocate for both stock and crypto investing.

Now, many of you are new retail investors and have only just started buying into the stock and crypto markets.

And if you’re worried about the markets tanking right now, don’t be.

I’m going to walk you through the best thing you can do when the markets are down.

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Why are the markets down?

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Why have the markets been down recently?

There’s an array of reasons as to why the markets are currently down.

With the biggest being liquidation in the markets.

I’m going to break this down in the simplest form possible.

The stock market truly caters to hedge funds and a variety of private family offices and financial institutions.

Market makers are companies that process every order in the stock market.

These market makers, hedge funds, and private family offices are notoriously known for going short on stocks and betting against them.

Well, recently we’ve seen ATHs from the S&P500, the NASDAQ, Tesla, AMC, GameStop, and many more.

Companies shorting these stocks and indexes have been losing a ton of money during the rise of these assets.

In order to keep up with their margin requirements, they must liquidate certain long positions whether it be in the stock or crypto markets.

Crypto enthusiasts aren’t selling, it’s the financial institutions who are in need of the capital to keep certain positions afloat.

Worldwide news is influencing the markets

Another reason why the markets are going down is because global news such as Omicron and Covid is influencing institutional psychology.

I would say sentiment, but institutions trade based on psychology.

Now, this is completely out of the control of the retail investor.

So, what can you do to whether this storm?

Well first, one of the best things you can do when the markets are tanking is to not panic.

Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get right into how to weather this storm.

#1. Assess your risk

Risk management in the markets

Some of you are still profitable, some may be breaking even, others are down significantly on their investment portfolios.

Whatever your situation is, you’ll have to assess your risk.

Can you stomach seeing your portfolio completely (but temporarily) plummet?

Did you buy high and are now seeing your investment crash?

You’ll have to ask yourself whether it’s worth setting a stop loss and eating a few losses to re-enter much lower.

Or perhaps you’re confident in the possibility of a correction eventually eliminating any paper losses.

The important thing to remember when investing in the markets is that long-term investing often times yields the results.

#2. Take a long-term approach when investing

long term investing in the markets

Let’s take Bitcoin as an example.

Early adopters bought the cryptocurrency when it was worth only cents and sold at $10.

If they had viewed Bitcoin as a long-term asset oppose to a swing trade, they would have become multi-millionaires a decade later.

We can also use SPY stock which tracks the S&P 500 as an example.

This safer long-term index fund has more than tippled in the past decade.

Investing a hefty $300,000 would have multiplied your investment to just over $900,000.

No matter the results, it’s long-term investing that yields them.

Remember that today’s market drops are only temporary.

Investors tend to see their rewards in the long run.

Related: How to invest in cryptocurrency step-by-step for beginners

#3. Identify buying opportunities

Buying opportunities in the market

When the markets are going down it’s the perfect time to strategize and identify buying opportunities.

Your risk tolerance will guide you here.

The markets tend to naturally bounce back during a correction.

Will you take the opportunity to buy assets at a discount or will you miss these buying opportunities?

Most retail investors fail to identify the massive opportunity at hand when the markets begin to tank.

And while no one will ever truly be able to identify the bottom, go based on your instincts to secure a fire sale even if it continues to further dip.

Because even if you miss a lower bottom, that discount will eventually profit in the long-term.

When Bitcoin dipped to $30k during the summer of 2021, I bought the dip and doubled my investment when it surged to $60k again.

So what if the crypto market is going down again?

The futures of the crypto market are incredibly high to not buy even during a bull run.

Strategize and you’ll be okay

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And there you have it ladies and gentlemen.

These 3 strategies are going to help you make a lot of money in the long-term whether you invest in stocks or crypto.

The stock and crypto markets may be going down but that does not mean you cannot take advantage of the dips.

Always have a plan and never invest more than you can afford to lose at the moment.

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Best Tips & Advice For Beginners Investing in Stocks

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#1. Don’t invest with Robinhood

If you read ‘How To Invest In The Stock Market (Step By Step) For Beginners‘ you knew I was going to publish this post and are most likely already investing in stocks. I want to provide my readers with more value. If you’re brand new to the stock market then this article was tailored just for you. Here are the best tips and advice for beginners investing in stocks.

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Please note that we are in no way encouraging people to invest in the stock market. These are only tips and advice for those who have just started investing in the market. Investing in the stock market is only one of many ways to build long-term wealth so we will be focusing on this particular subject. It is our pleasure to present some of the best tips and advice for beginners investing in stocks.

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I’ve been investing in the stock market since August of 2019. When I learned what a brokerage account was and how to open one, I dove right in. I was hooked on the idea of multiplying my hard earned money and felt like I had discovered a secret.

When I realized how difficult it was to find anything on Google regarding investing for beginners, I decided to take Franknez.com live in efforts to make investing in stocks less intimidating for the curious individual.

I’ve learned a lot investing in stocks and I’m glad I was able to go through trial and error so you won’t have to. Here are my 10 investing tips for beginners investing in stocks.

#1. Get Familiar With Stock Details

get familiar with stock details

It’s important that you begin to familiarize yourself with the contents within your platform or brokerage account of choice. Learn to navigate this new platform and get familiar with your stocks details.

In this example from Vanguard, you’ll be able to see a complete overview of the stock itself. It will provide you with a detailed quote overview, company information, performance, and so much more.

By the way, if you’re using an investing app such as Robinhood ditch it. Yes the layout is amazing but Robinhood has been under serious scrutiny for halting trades on certain stocks. It’s better to prepare than to be sorry later. I recommend Vanguard or Fidelity.

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Coca-Cola CO (New York Stock Exchange)

As a new investor in the stock market, it would be beneficial to you to familiarize yourself with the details you encounter on your platform so that it becomes easier to navigate. This will help you understand the statistics of the stocks you’re purchasing.

You might already know which companies you’d like to invest in but going over the company overview and history should provide you with more confidence when making a trustworthy investment.

To find a companies ticker symbol, you can Google the companies name and add ‘stock’ at the end. Google should show you the ticker symbol so you can look it up on your brokerage account.

#2. Always buy the dips

It is only natural for beginner investors to buy when the stock market is green. When beginner investors see gains in the stock market they tend to get excited and jump in. The matter of the fact is that this is a sure way to lose more money than to actually make it.

Huh? What do you mean? Isn’t a green market good?

A green market is a sign the economy is doing well and companies in general are performing phenomenally. However, you’re going to want to purchase a stock on discount. Here’s what I mean.

Best Tips & Advise For Beginners Investing In Stocks

The strategy is to purchase stocks when they are low, in red. When you purchase a stock during lows you’re essentially purchasing the stock at a discounted price.

The number one goal for companies is to always be profitable and to see large gains throughout a given period of time. Buying the lows has a better probability of you seeing more gains than if you bought green and the market drops months or years later.

See the thing is that companies must take care of their shareholders. If a companies shareholders aren’t happy then they won’t invest in said company. In other words, a company is always striving to stay green so if it slips and you really believe in the company, buy the stock on discount.

#3. Check your gains/losses regularly

check your gains and loses

For beginners investing in stocks I strongly suggest checking your gains and losses regularly. Again, it is very important to familiarize yourself with the game and with how the stock market changes based on decisions made around the world and business. Be aware of how your investments are performing!

Checking the performance of your stocks allows you to see the short-term progress of a company.

The way I make my investments is if a company is performing well short-term then they will more than likely be a great fit long-term. This strategy has actually proved to be very successful for me personally.

The benefits of checking your gains and losses frequently are:

  • You learn to identify how well a stock is performing
  • And you increase your awareness of how your money is working for you

Most brokerage accounts have a mobile app to help you see your short-term unrealized gains and losses.

#4. Know when to stop investing

know when to stop investing

The last thing you want to do as a beginner investor is to put all your money in the stock market. You might be seeing gains so it’s easy to get excited when you see the value of your investments increase; however, it is wise to let things play out in the beginning. You’re going to learn that stocks can tumble just as fast if not faster than it took to see gains.

When you’re beginning to invest in the stock market you’re going to want to learn how to float before you can begin to swim. Knowing when to stop investing is a skill you’ll eventually come to understand and learn one way or another. Wait for the perfect opportunity to continue investing.

Save to invest, but build your emergency fund too

save to invest

I recommend saving for a rainy day first before you commit to purchasing assets. Build your emergency fund and then keep building. This way, when an opportunity occurs (such as GameStop or AMC) you’ll be ready.

There will come times when opportunities present themselves to you in the stock market.

Don’t put all your money in stocks that are doing amazing one week because something can happen internally within the company causing it to drop below what you purchased it for.

Investing in stocks shouldn’t be a gamble, it should be a strategic way to build wealth long-term.

#5. Purchase stocks with low commission fees

purchase stocks with low commission fees

A low commission fee is anything under 1%. Stocks with 0.40%, 0.04%, 0.01% are amazing because you won’t even feel the fee. When you buy stocks with commission fees over 1% you will certainly see the deduction. Always keep this in mind when shopping around for a new stock to purchase.

Vanguard has some of the lowest fees which is why it’s a very popular and trusted brokerage for retail investors.

Purchasing stocks with low commission fees is simply going to help you maximize your returns.

#6. Think long term investing

long term stock investing

One of the best tips and advice for beginners investing in the stock market is to think long-term when it comes to your success in the market.

A long-term strategy will have a higher reward than those looking for instant gratification. By delaying gratification you will bear the tastiest fruit. Don’t pick fruit that isn’t ripe. Investing in the stock market is a long-term game for the most part.

You might have been drawn to swing traders or day traders but the fact is that those investors are stock analysts and have a huge advantage over the average retail investor.

The snowball effect

The snowball effect - investing

When you figure out which stocks are you best performing stocks after your first year of investing, you’re going to see your account begin to snowball. With time, these investments are going to multiply.

#7. Reinvest your dividends

Reinvest your dividends

This is probably one of the most important tips and advice for beginners investing in the stock market. When you’ve purchased a stock, bond, REIT, or index fund, you will have the option to either cash out your dividends or reinvest them.

  1. If you choose the option to cash out your dividends you will receive them into your account balance as cash.
  2. If you choose to reinvest your dividends they will automatically be applied to that same stock which will eventually purchase another share with time.

By reinvesting your dividends, you are essentially setting yourself up to make a lot more money on the long run. My recommendation is to reinvest your dividends for the highest return possible.

This strategy is going to maximize your returns and allow that snowball effect to really grow massively with time.

#8. Don’t panic when your investments aren’t winning

Don't panic when your investments aren't winning

The stock market is volatile. It goes up and it goes down.

It might stay down for a few days before it goes up and vice-versa. My advice to you is to not panic sell if your stocks are not performing the way you anticipated them to. Instead, give them time.

Only sell when you come to an educated and reasonable conclusion as to why the company is no longer worth you investing in.

You will find out that some of the most difficult decisions as a new investor will be when you are confronted with the choice to sell your shares or continue holding out. Experience will ultimately be gained when faced with such decisions.

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#9. Follow business news and updates

business and stock news

I recommend beginners investing in stocks to follow the stock market and business news for stocks you’re investing in.

By watching closely at what is influencing the stock market, you will gain an insight that will help you monitor your own investments and predict the best decisions regarding your buying or selling experience.

You might naturally gravitate towards these sources the more you familiarize yourself with the investing world.

Note: Build an awareness to see how events, deals, and companies influence the volatility of the stock market.

News to stay away from

I personally stay away from platforms such as The Fool, MarketWatch, InvestorPlace, and Yahoo Finance as much as I can.

These platforms are paid platforms that write about stocks in order to influence the flow of retail trade going in or out of a particular stock.

It’s unethical and I won’t recommend you use those platforms. Instead, follow the companies you’re investing in on social media. See what they’re up to and how they’re innovating.

#10. Never stop learning

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When I published my article on how to invest in the stock market I thought I knew a lot about how the market works.

It wasn’t until the Reddit movement that made realize just how much more there is to learn!

I’m grateful for the community because it forced me to step outside of my comfort zone to educate others in the community who otherwise didn’t understand a lot of the mumbo jumbo and investing world lingo. So, I’ve made a lot of the DD easy to learn.

My advice to new retail investors investing in stocks is to never stop learning.

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Is It Worth Buying 10 Shares Of AMC Stock Right Now?

Is it worth buying 10 shares of AMC stock right now?

AMC Entertainment stock (AMC) has taken over the financial world. AMC stock is up nearly 3000% and it hasn’t even squeezed yet. The stock is currently trading at $51.96 per share.

Perhaps you’ve been debating whether you should get in and purchase something. Don’t feel bad if fear of missing out is kicking in. Here’s what you need to know.

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Despite the desperate attempts from the manipulative media to divert the public from buying AMC stock, new retail investors continue to educate themselves.

Disclaimer on the home page, I am not a financial advisor. Why would anyone want to be a financial advisor any when most don’t even follow their own advise. With that being said, I have a passion for guiding people. If there’s an opportunity on the horizon then I will share it with you.

It is up to you whether you want to take it or not. AMC Entertainment stock is that opportunity at the moment.

Will AMC stock keep going up?

I just recently published an article on the technical setup that shows us the support levels that will take AMC to $100 per share. This post goes over the levels of resistance the stock will need to break in order to continue surging.

Zoom out to the monthly chart and you’ll notice that AMC stock has had a very bullish run based on what seems to be merely volume. Retail investors are buying the stock to squeeze short sellers out of their positions.

This event is what is known as a short squeeze. A short squeeze could skyrocket this stock beyond comprehension. How high can AMC stock go? Retail investors will have to hold their positions long enough to find out.

What you need to know before buying AMC stock

I published a list for new retail investors on 6 things they need to know about holding AMC stock. In short, they are:

  1. To detach your emotions from this stock trade
  2. Shun negative people
  3. Hedge funds are playing dirty
  4. Don’t invest more than you can afford to lose
  5. Share positive content and due diligence to help new retail investors
  6. Be patient

I’ve been buying and holding AMC stock since early February. I’ve seen the price go up from $5 to where it’s currently trading. And although at some point I was under $9K (on paper), I’m now up close to 6-figures.

BUT, I’m not cashing in. That’s because my conviction in the stock is #AMCSTRONG.

The AMC community is holding for many reasons. Everyone has a story. And the beautiful thing about this movement is that the data tells us there’s no ceiling as to how high this stock can go.

How much is 10 shares of AMC stock worth?

AMC’s stock price as of July 5th is worth $51.96. This means you 10 shares will cost you $519.60. This is the average cost of a car payment today.

Where will your investment be when AMC is trading at $100 per share? Your 10 shares will be worth $1,000.

So, is it worth buying 10 shares of AMC stock?

Considering you can double your money short term, this might be a good trade for the novice retail investor. However, you must know that if hold the stock, you might just be able to make a life changing trade.

The AMC community is not planning to cash in at $100 per share. No, the community is riding this out for the short squeeze where the potential is well above 4-figures and beyond.

I’m personally building capital to multiply in AMC before it goes to $100 per share. However, I will not be pulling any investment out until short sellers have been squeezed from their positions.

If you’re an AMC shareholder, not only do you own the biggest movie theater company in the world, but you hold a very valuable ticket to financial freedom.

Read: How to invest in the stock market (step by step) for beginners

What are the risks of investing in AMC Entertainment?

The number one risk is always never taking the risk. This of course is merely my opinion. And that of many highly successful individuals but you can make this assessment for yourself.

If you’ve been watching the stock for quite some time but haven’t gotten in, your risk increases as the stock price increases. Your chances of making significantly more money on this trade decreases by a bit.

If you plan on getting in on AMC for this 9/10 squeeze potential rating by Fintel then you don’t have much to worry about regarding entry price. Just try to buy on a red (discount) day or during a dip.

AMC short squeeze score fintel

The only scenario where you lose money is if you get in on AMC stock at $60 for example, it drops down to $55 and you take your money out because this small drop scared you.

This is not the way it’s played. The market does this, it goes up and goes down. AMC is currently bullish despite the high consolidation at the moment. It’s nature at the moment is to trend upwards.

If you’re a seasoned ape reading this article, you’ll have to identify whether buying 10 shares at this price is going to make a difference to your portfolio. It may not be a lot of shares from a glance but it a few thousand can add up.

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