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Capitalist Countdown: Wealthy VC’s Top 5 Investing News Stories of the Week

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The Capitalist Countdown is a weekly series that features the biggest stories from the market’s hottest stocks as well as news from under-the-radar hidden gems capable of delivering mutibagger returns to your portfolio.

Please sit back, relax and enjoy Capitalist Countdown’s top 5 market-moving news stories for the week of August 8th – 14th, 2022.

5. New Single Stock Leveraged ETFs Offer Investors a New Way to Short Individual Stocks

Since the Stock Market Inevitably Goes Up in the Long Run, Just About Anyone Can Make Money By Being Long for Long Enough

What’s more difficult is to go short and successfully bet against a company’s stock, But these brand new single-stock leveraged ETFs should make shorting individual stocks a little easier for the average investor.


4. Top 7 Defense Stocks to Profit From Rising Hostilities

Ever Since Russia Invaded Ukraine in Late February, the World Has Been on Edge

With regional conflicts such as in Ukraine having exploded into a much larger war in the past, here’s how investors can position their portfolios to profit from the rising hostilities.


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3. Here Are Warren Buffett’s 4 Must-Own High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Long-Term Investors Know That Dividends Are the Bedrock Upon Which Investing Success is Built

With the market currently offering investors a prime opportunity to buy top high-yield stocks on the cheap, let’s take a look at the ‘Oracle of Omaha’ Warren Buffett’s favorite Dividend Stocks.


2. 5 Takeaways From July’s Stunning Jobs Report

If One Follows the Financial Media, it Would Seem Like the U.S. Economy is Running Headlong Into a Recession

With the July Jobs Report now out, let’s take a closer look at the numbers to see where the U.S. economy is likely headed.


1. Tesla Stock Pops After Senate Passes Inflation Reduction Act and TSLA Board OKs Split

Tesla and its Investors Are Feeling the Love After Receiving Good News on Multiple Fronts Over the Last Few Days

Late last week, Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) Board of Directors approved a three-for-one stock split, which is due to take effect on August 25th;  stockholders of record as of August 17th will receive a dividend of two Tesla shares, and the price of all Tesla shares will be reduced by 2/3rds.


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Ryan Troup

Ryan Troup is the Editor in Chief of Wealthy VC and TCI. Ryan has 15+ years of investing experience. Twitter | Email

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