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Will Ashworth

Will Ashworth

Will Ashworth has written about investments full-time since 2008. He loves investing and is passionate about helping others put their money to work. He particularly enjoys creating model portfolios that stand the test of time. 

Publications where he's appeared include InvestorPlace, The Motley Fool Canada, Investopedia, Kiplinger, and several others in both the U.S. and Canada. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can catch up with him on LinkedIn. 

Most Recent Stories

Large, Medium, and Small. 3 Stocks to Buy Hitting 52-Week Highs.

202 U.S. stocks hit 52-week highs on Monday. That compares to just four hitting new lows. Three of the 202 are worth buying heading into 2024.

Looking for Income? These 3 Unusually Active Options Should Generate Income Over the Next 7 Days

The S&P 500 delivered for investors in November, gaining 8.9% in the second-to-last month of 2023. It was the best monthly performance by the index in nearly 18 months, with December looking like a Santa...

SNOW : 185.42 (-1.53%)
BRK.B : 355.92 (-0.21%)
AAPL : 192.97 (+1.87%)
BYND : 8.84 (+2.67%)
Should You Follow Ryan Cohen Into Nordstrom?

Lost among all the unusually active GameStop options on Wednesday was a single call for Nordstrom, one of GameStop CEO Ryan Cohen’s turnaround targets. Should you follow him in?

GME : 15.36 (-9.54%)
JWN : 15.60 (-4.47%)
Which Was Charlie Munger’s Best Bet: Berkshire Hathaway or Costco?

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger died on Tuesday, a little over a month before his 100th birthday. His two top stocks were Berkshire and Costco. Both have been excellent bets. Which was...

Ride the Russell 2000 to 2,000 With These 3 IWM Options

The Russell 2000 is up less than 3% year-to-date, one-seventh the performance of the S&P 500. However, it’s been identical in the past month, which suggests a run to 2,000 for the Russell 2000 is not...

ANF vs. AEO: Black Friday’s Unusual Options Activity Showdown

Today is Black Friday, the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season. Americans are expected to spend $966 billion, $30 billion more than a year ago. As a result, two of the country’s most popular...

ANF : 76.35 (-1.13%)
AEO : 19.40 (-1.17%)
Thanksgiving’s Top 5 Unusually Active Options to Help You Celebrate

Thanksgiving Day has arrived. Families and friends will gather to share stories, drink, eat, and be merry. Add a dose of football watching or playing in the backyard, and you have the makings of a beautiful...

MO : 42.74 (+0.56%)
CMCSA : 41.63 (-3.37%)
ABNB : 133.48 (-0.16%)
KHC : 35.87 (+0.14%)
MA : 406.92 (-0.32%)
5 Stocks Just Entered the Top 100 Stocks to Buy. Here’s What I’d Bet On.

Barchart’s Top 100 Stocks to Buy ranks stocks by their weighted alpha. That’s the stock’s performance over the past year, weighted more heavily to its recent performance. Five names entered the list...

Loews Vs. Lowe’s: Which Is the Better Buy?

It is one of the few examples where two publicly traded companies have similar-sounding names. One’s in home improvement, the other’s a long-time holding company. One of them is a buy.

4 Long-Duration Unusually Active Call Options Ranked Best to Worst

Wall Street aims to close out a third consecutive winning week. Several retailers' stocks have popped in early Friday trading. Four long-duration call options have caught my attention. I’ve ranked them...

GPS : 20.74 (-0.48%)
CSCO : 47.74 (-0.65%)
BMY : 50.13 (+0.30%)
AU : 18.70 (-1.63%)
MRO : 24.65 (-1.64%)
XOM : 100.98 (-1.42%)
CVX : 143.41 (-1.01%)

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Today's 4 Stock Market Movers: $DBI $GTLB $GIII $SWTX
Markets Today: Stocks Slip as Optimism for Fed Rate Cuts Fades Related Stocks: $CVS $XP $GTLB $SWTX
Researchers documented a significant increase in Israeli Stock short selling in the days leading up to the October 7th attack (research paper link in comments)
Starbucks All-Time Record 🚨: $SBUX has declined for 11 consecutive trading days, the longest losing streak in the stock's 31-year history
The S&P 500 $SPX will fall all the way back to 3,500 and re-test the October 2022 bear market lows warns JP Morgan
BREAKING 🚨: Chinese Stocks Chinese Stocks have fallen to their lowest prices in 5 years. Mike Wilson would do a lot better covering this market.
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