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&l;a href=&q;https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2018/03/15/lnd-beta.html&q; target=&q;_blank&q;&g;&l;span style=&q;font-weight: 400;&q;&g;In a blog post published today&l;/span&g;&l;/a&g;&l;span style=&q;font-weight: 400;&q;&g;, Lightning Labs announced the beta release of their highly-anticipated Lightning Network Daemon (LND), which is a developer-friendly software client used to access Bitcoin&a;rsquo;s Lightning Network. The Lightning Network has long been viewed as a tremendous breakthrough in terms of enabling faster, cheaper payments on top of the base Bitcoin blockchain and helping the cryptocurrency scale to many millions of new users in the coming years (&l;/span&g;&l;a href=&q;https://www.forbes.com/sites/ktorpey/2017/12/28/will-bitcoins-lightning-network-kill-off-altcoins-focused-on-cheap-transactions/#663aa3977dab&q;&g;&l;span style=&q;font-weight: 400;&q;&g;see this article explaining why the Lightning Network is important and how it may affect the altcoin market&l;/span&g;&l;/a&g;&l;span style=&q;font-weight: 400;&q;&g;).&l;/span&g;
good stocks to invest in now: MercadoLibre Inc.(MELI)
- [By Brian Feroldi, Dan Caplinger, Rich Duprey, Jason Hall, and Jordan Wathen]
So what other companies could potentially grow at a breakneck speed over the next few decades? We asked a team of Fools that very question, and they pickedMercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI),WisdomTree Investments(NASDAQ:WETF),Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), andNVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA). Read on to find out why.
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The Dominant Player Still Flying Under The Radar Of Most Investors
Interestingly, it’s the same company that replaced Yahoo on the Nasdaq 100. The company is MercadoLibre (Nasdaq: MELI), headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. And like Yahoo before it, MercadoLibre (“Free Market” in Spanish) was founded in 1999 by a Stanford Graduate student, Marcos Galperin.
- [By Danny Vena]
Latin American e-commerce leader MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) is scheduled to report the results of its recently completed fourth quarter and full year on Feb. 23. MercadoLibre — which is Spanish for “free market” — saw its share price increase an impressive 42% in 2016. Investors will have a keen eye on the latest results. Here’s a preview of MercadoLibre’s earnings report and a few things to watch on Feb. 23.
- [By Rick Munarriz]
Shares of MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) hit an another all-time high last week, and there’s another Wall Street pro who thinks the dot-com darling is going even higher.Barclays analyst Deepak Mathivanan initiated coverage of MercadoLibre with an overweight rating after Tuesday’s market close. He’s setting a $250 price target on the stock, translating into 18% of upside from yesterday’s close.
- [By Javier Hasse]
“Take Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ: MELI), for example. When the stock market fell, they had enough cash in the bank to weather the storm; meanwhile, competitor DeRemate didn’t, and thus ended falling in oblivion. So, the lesson is: money is not a commodity.”
- [By Danny Vena]
As I have pointed out before, Latin American e-commerce leader Mercadolibre (NASDAQ:MELI)is enjoying some pretty serious demographic and technological tailwinds. With internet, smartphone, and e-commerce penetration far behind comparable adoption in the U.S., these trends will likely continue to drive growth for the foreseeable future. But seeing is believing, right?
good stocks to invest in now: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.(CCO)
- [By Sara Cornell]
The agreement between the two companies allows Azincourt to option up to 70% of the East Preston property located in the Athabasca Basin. Home to Cameco’s (TSX:CCO) McArthur River uranium mine, the Athabasca Basin is considered one of the richest sources of uranium in the world, with many uranium deposits hosting grades substantially higher than the world average grade. The area has been a hotbed for energy metal investors over the past few years, due to significant high grade uranium discoveries by large cap mining companies.
good stocks to invest in now: UNITIL Corporation(UTL)
- [By Lisa Levin]
In trading on Thursday, utilities shares fell by 2.01 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Unitil Corporation (NYSE: UTL), down 9 percent, and NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), down 5 percent.
- [By Lisa Levin]
In trading on Friday, utilities shares tumbled by 1.21 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Korea Electric Power Corporation (ADR) (NYSE: KEP), down 3 percent, and Unitil Corporation (NYSE: UTL), down 3 percent.
good stocks to invest in now: SandRidge Mississippian Trust II(SDR)
- [By Paul Ausick]
Sandridge Mississippian Trust II (NYSE: SDR) dropped about 18% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $0.75 after closing at $0.95 on Friday. The 52-week high is $1.79. Volume was around 1.3 million, more than nine times the daily average of around 160,000. The company had no specific news.
good stocks to invest in now: EQT GP Holdings, LP(EQGP)
- [By Elizabeth Balboa]
Not only does Jana consider the deal price overvalued, but it looks to redirect EQT’s focus to a breakup of pipeline operations to transform the core company into an exploration & production firm. The pipelines already trade publicly under EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: EQM) and EQT GP Holdings LP (NYSE: EQGP).