How Are Stocks Taxed? Understanding Your Liability and Ways to Lower It

Congratulations — you’ve played your cards right and have earned a profit from the stock market. But like any other source of income, Uncle Sam wants his cut. Your newfound earnings may leave you with questions such as, “How are stocks taxed?” and “When do you have to pay taxes on stocks?” Use this guide…


AI Drama: Better Than The Movies! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Have you been paying attention to what’s been going on over the past week? It’s more entertaining than any show you can binge and better than any movie you can see… Because the drama that has just taken place in the world of AI – around the biggest company in AI, OpenAI (the creator…


Free Stock Research: How to Create a Google Finance Watchlist

Taking advantage of Google Finance allows investors to create watchlists of stocks, funds, and market indexes. Below, you can learn how to create a Google Finance watchlist to keep a close eye on your current assets or monitor stocks so you can make smarter investments in the future. What Is a Google Finance Watchlist? Google…


Likes and Shares: How to Buy Facebook Stock

For those who intend to buy Facebook stock in the near future, some recent news regarding the platform is sure to be “liked:” Despite some initial revenue problems, shares of Meta Platforms, Inc. (Facebook’s parent company) have risen dramatically in just the last year, achieving 170% growth in the early part of 2023 alone and…


OpenAI’s Success Has Microsoft Soaring | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  In the grand theatre of artificial intelligence… OpenAI recently takes center stage. The company that created and owns ChatGPT – is creating a technology renaissance. It’s DOMINATING the AI industry… But it’s also paving the way for other companies to follow in its wake all the way to the bank – if not the…


Mickey D’s Is Golden | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  McDonald’s has been at it a long time, hasn’t it? Some of my earliest memories are grabbing a hamburger with my dad and sitting in those brown and tan booths – as we ate the most delicious hamburger my 5-year-old tongue had ever tasted. Meanwhile, the booth over – the people were smoking and…

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Early to Rise: Top Pre-Market Gainers

Sometimes, the activity that happens before the main trading session matters just as much — if not more — than the activity during an ordinary trading day.  The stocks that gain the most in price during the pre-market session are said to be the “top pre-market gainers.” These companies can represent great investment opportunities for…


Doctor’s Orders: The Best Healthcare Stocks to Buy in 2023

Healthcare stocks make great investments. But with so many on the market, what are the best healthcare stocks to buy? This guide will review some of today’s best healthcare stocks and provide insight into each company’s future trajectory. Are Healthcare Stocks Good Investments? Investors love healthcare stocks for several reasons, including that: The industry is…

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Become a Better Investor: 10 Investment Rules for Better Investment Returns

Investing is both an art and a science. If you want to maximize your investment return, you’ll need to understand some basic investment rules. Following these rules can help you minimize risk while enhancing your growth potential. Here are 10 rules for beginners and seasoned investors alike. 1. Define Your Investment Goals Before you invest…


Birkenstock’s Stumbles | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  How do you feel about hippie footwear? Me? As a gorilla – I have no use for shoes in general… But if I did – I probably wouldn’t buy Birkenstocks – they’re just not my style. However, I would be remiss to acknowledge their popularity amongst the younger generations – as I see them…