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Why the ‘Tinder of China’ May be Worth Your Investment

Momo Inc. (MOMO), commonly referred to as the Tinder of China, is the nation’s fastest-growing provider of live video social content. MOMO skyrocketed nearly 140% across the first half of 2017 before dropping more than 40% across the second half of the year. The company’s stock has provided an 80% return in 2018 alone thanks to three straight impressive financial quarters. If you are interested in a growth stock, this Chinese social media company should be on your radar. Momo’s stock price fluctuates more than most investors like, yet its valuation is quite intriguing. The stock is trading around 15 ...Continue reading

Splunk (SPLK) is on the Rise. Should You Buy?

Nowadays, institutional investors far and wide are betting big on big data. The question is whether the general investing public has missed the boat or if there is still time to hop on board. If big data piques your interest as an investor, Splunk (SPLK) should be on your radar. Splunk is in the perfect position to benefit from the global migration to the web. The company’s software platform empowers businesses to monitor and analyze big data for an improved understanding of websites, devices, digital systems and other information. Splunk has been in business for 15 years, yet the company ...Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Affordable Mortgages

Here’s an understatement: Buying a home is a big deal. A big, expensive deal... Yes, unlike renting, buying property is an investment. But this investment doesn’t come cheap, especially when you consider the 20 percent down payment on a conventional mortgage. That’s $40,000 on a $200,000 home, $60,000 on a $300,000 home and so on. Coming up with this type of cash can pose a big challenge for first-time homebuyers. It can even be challenging for second and third time homebuyers looking to upgrade to their “forever homes” depending on the sale of their existing properties and the status of ...Continue reading

Employees Want Their Employers to Help Them More With Retirement

Are you currently working and worried that you may not have enough for retirement when your time comes? If you’ve answered “yes,” then you’re in good company. According to the most recent Annual Retirement Survey from Transamerica Center, only about 18 percent of the 6,372 workers surveyed noted high confidence that their retirement would be financially secure. Employers seem to agree: Of the 1,825 employers of various sizes studied, only 16 percent responded similarly. It begs the question: Why is confidence in retirement so low among both employers and employees? It largely stems from cutbacks and retirement restructuring that companies ...Continue reading

The Commercial Debacle: Did Netflix Just Make a Huge Mistake?

It's been everywhere on the internet -- Netflix is going to start showing commercials. It seems a bit cyclical: streaming eats cable, then becomes cable. Boycotts have been discussed, accounts have been canceled, and articles have been written. But is it true? As is often said, "a lie can fly halfway across the world before the truth has its boots on." And, as with many things, the truth is really somewhere in between. It Began, As Most Things Do, On Reddit A few days ago, Reddit users began reporting that there were ads on their Netflix accounts. It makes sense ...Continue reading