Palo Alto vs. Check Point Software: Which Is the Better Cybersecurity Stock?

Palo Alto vs. Check Point Software: Which Is the Better Cybersecurity Stock?
Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP) has been on a roll this year, winning over investors with its laser-like focus on enhancing earnings by boosting its subscription business. But fellow cybersecurity provider Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has remained out of favor so far in 2017, underperforming the broader market thanks to a big setback earlier in the year. PANW... Read More

Will New Driverless Guidelines Jump-Start the Industry?

Will New Driverless Guidelines Jump-Start the Industry?
The Department of Transportation recently released revised guidelines for driverless cars, relaxing some guidelines put out during the Obama administration last year. For example, a 15-point safety assessment was trimmed to just 12 points, and the guidelines no longer apply to Level 2 vehicles with partial automation such as crash-avoidance features. Many questioned the impact of those guidelines, however, since... Read More

3 Reasons to Avoid NVIDIA Stock (For Now)

3 Reasons to Avoid NVIDIA Stock (For Now)
Shares of NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) recently dipped from their all-time highs after a CNBC report claimed that AMD ‘s (NASDAQ: AMD) partner GlobalFoundries was developing an autonomous driving chip with NVIDIA customer Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) . However, GlobalFoundries denied the report, and CNBC corrected its story, stating that CEO Sanjay Jha didn’t “specifically say” that Tesla was its customer. Those... Read More

3 Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit

3 Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit
A mistake many investors make, especially inexperienced ones, is babysitting their portfolios by continuously monitoring them, which can cause them to make too many adjustments. One way to avoid over-parenting your portfolio is by investing in stocks that don’t need to be watched, such as those that have top-notch balance sheets and generate consistent cash flow so they can pay... Read More