Investing in stocks has been considered as one of the most lucrative long-term investments. Moreover, it is easier to invest but finding the stock that gives you high revenue in the longer run is tough. More than 55% of the adults in the US invested in the stock market in 2020.
So which stocks are trending and expected to give you the best results?
Let’s discuss the top 5 stocks in detail so you can decide which one you should invest in.
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1- S&P 500
One of the best-known stocks in the U.S stock market is S&P 500. The unique feature of these funds is they generate long-term revenue with a high return on investment.
S&P 500 is one of the largest equities in the US stock market with an available 80% of market capitalization.
As of 2020, it has set a benchmark of USD 13.5 trillion indexes with more than 500 leading companies in assets. It is currently facing a downfall of -0.25% and currently trading at 4489.4 USD at the time of writing.
The public trading incorporation, NASDAQ, is another top-rated asset in the stock market today. With a current price of USD 183.42, NASDAQ has a market capitalization of 30.16 Billion.
Hence, if you want to invest in NASDAQ, you must have a brokerage account. The simplest way to invest in this stock is to buy an index fund.
After buying an index fund, you’ll be able to invest all the components of the index and buy shares according to your demand. Futures on the Nasdaq 100 fell 1.2%.
3- Dow Jones
On the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the Dow Jones acts as an industrial average for the highest-trading stocks.
Therefore, if you’re looking for an index that helps you find the direction of the stock prices, then Dow Jones is the one. It is one of the largest and most-watched business and financial news companies in the world.
Dow Jones tracks more than 500 stocks and contains approximately more than 2500 U.S and international equities. Currently, it is trading at 34370.5 USD with a gain of 0.45% in the last 24 hours.
4- FTSE 100
The Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE), also known as FTSE 100 index, has the highest market capitalization with over 100 companies in the London Stock Exchange.
More than 80% of London’s Stock Exchange capitalization is represented by this index. Currently, FTSE 100 has a 4% historical rolling return in 2022.
This is a massive average return over the year which shows that it’s not a bad idea to invest in the FTSE 100 as it is a good investment option. At the time of writing, FTSE 100 is going strong with a gain of 0.64%.
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5- CAC 40
Are you in search of the highest price return index in the stock market? CAC 40 is a great option. With over 40 largest weighted indexes in the French stock market, CAC 40 proves to provide the most significant value among the top 100 market caps.
It is an excellent barometer that shows the performance of the 40 highest and most actively traded shares on Euronext Paris. It has a whopping gain of 1.34% at the time of writing.
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Best of all, these top-rated stocks are performing their best and their rates will definitely rise in the upcoming days.
In the end, investing in stocks is all about patience and good timing. When you see that the market value of your purchased stock has increased enough, sell it. In this way, you’ll get high profits and massive investment gains in the future.
- Futures on the S&P 500 fell 0.7% as of 8:15 a.m. New York time
- Futures on the Nasdaq 100 fell 1.2%
- Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4%
- The Stoxx Europe 600 fell 0.6%
- The MSCI World index was little changed
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