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Jamal Carnette, CFA

Jamal Carnette, CFA

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Inspired by the idea of "making your money work for you" at a young age, mostly because he was a lazy child, Jamal parlayed that inspiration into a love of the psychology of markets, competitive advantages, and thematic investing. He later shrug off that laziness, with a career that included stints as a mortgage trainer, a stockbroker, and a corporate restructuring financial analyst at a Big 4 firm. Jamal graduated from George Mason University with a bachelors of science in finance, American University with a masters in finance, and is a CFA Charterholder.

Recent articles

Are Verizon and AT&T Dividend Yield Plays or Yield Traps?

Can these companies continue to pay massive dividends?


Should PepsiCo Buy This Beaten-Down Company?

PepsiCo's been an astute acquirer of food and beverage brands. Here's where it should focus its attention next.


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Has Amazon Killed Value Investing?

Value investing isn't dead. It's just the definition of value that's changed.


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Coca-Cola Needs to Lay Off the Booze and Buy This Instead

Instead of going into alcohol, Coca-Cola's should look at an asset closer to home.


Here's Alibaba's Big Plan to Beat Wal-Mart in China

Alibaba does something unexpected to compete with Wal-Mart in its home country.

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Will Target's $7 Billion Bet Pay Dividends?

Value-oriented, income-hungry investors may want to put Target on their watch list.


This High-Yielding Stock Has the Best Dividend Policy

Not only does this high-yielder have a disciplined dividend policy, but it's cheap as well.


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This Isn't Your Father's Wal-Mart

Here's how Wal-Mart has outperformed the stock market over the last two years.


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This Simple Move Could Make Disney a Great Dividend Stock

Dividend investors should ask CEO Bob Iger to make this simple change.


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Forget Alibaba and JD.com: This Little-Known Chinese Stock Is on Fire

If you're looking for a way to profit from China's massive population and rapid middle-class growth, you should know this company.

What Investors Need to Know About High-Yield Stocks

Too many income investors want to focus primarily on dividend yield when it comes to equities. There's a lot more to consider.


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Which Mega-Retailer Has the Safer Dividend: Target or Wal-Mart?

Looking for safe dividends? Here's what you need to know.


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Is This the Easiest Way to Beat the Stock Market?

According to multiple studies...yes.


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Amazon Has Bad News for Cord-Cutters

Jeff Bezos' company reportedly retreats from a market opportunity for an uncharacteristic reason.


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Why JD.com Is Your Ticket to Investing in the Growth of E-Commerce in China

The company is already leading this fast-growing market.

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As Warren Buffett Throws in the Towel, What's Next for IBM?

While Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett continue to trim their position in IBM, is this an opportunity for long-term investors?


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Is Roku Too Hot After Earnings?

After watching Roku's stock advance 250% in two months, should you buy in now or wait?


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Is Jack Dorsey CEO of the Year? My Answer May Surprise You

Given that Twitter and Square are both outperforming the broader market in 2017, he should be in the running for the honor.


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3 Key Takeaways From Redfin's Disappointing Quarter

Was the sell-off after the company reported earnings warranted?


SeaWorld Entertainment's Earnings Are All Wet

The theme park operator has a plan to address sluggish attendance and its deep image problem, but is it enough?