Apple came out on top in Fortune magazine’s recent ranking of America’s most admired companies and, according to the author of today’s article, this seemingly positive distinction makes the company’s stock a ‘sell’. Moreover, he argues that investors would be better off investing in companies that are among the least admired. Why is this? What does the research show? And, if investors are in fact better off investing in the least admired companies, what companies should they be looking at? CLICK HERE to find out.
Small-cap stocks have the potential to deliver explosive gains – or crushing losses. The author of today’s article believes that the small-cap stock he highlights is primed to do the former, with the potential for “multibagger-type returns”. The company in question operates in a massive and expanding, yet underserved, industry – providing comprehensive cloud-based software solutions to health and wellness businesses. Its revenues nearly doubled between 2014 and 2016, and its current client base represents just a tiny fraction of its potential market. To find out what this stock is and learn more about it, CLICK HERE.
Donald Trump doesn’t like losers – but investors may be well served by focusing on areas of the stock market that have not gotten swept up in the market surge that followed Trump’s election. The author of today’s article argues that “now is the perfect time to embrace your inner contrarian and look to out-of-favor parts of the stock market that the rest of Wall Street is convinced will get crushed under Trump.” For a look at the contrarian case for emerging markets, U.S. multinationals, drug stocks and utilities – as well as for specific plays the author recommends for each of these sectors – CLICK HERE.
Regarding the fate of Kodak stock with the advent of digital photography, the author of today’s article sums it up this way: “A great stock became a toxic stock.” He proceeds to identify two sectors that may be toxic for investors right now – as well as some specific stocks within those sectors that may be especially harmful. What are these sectors and stocks, and what’s behind their potential toxic status? Moreover, what may be one simple way to identify dangerous and toxic stocks? CLICK HERE to find out.
“You won’t have to pick stocks anymore. They’ll pick you!” states the author of today’s article of how investors can use shareholder letters to identify companies that are great investments. The author read every shareholder letter issued by S&P 500 companies and, from that analysis, identified three simple insights that the best shareholder letters offered that he believes make companies “jump off the page” as good investments. To find out what these three insights are – and to see some companies whose shareholder letters fit the bill – CLICK HERE.
Timeliness may be next to godliness, but the tardiness of others can also be a profit-making opportunity for investors. The author of today’s article notes that, when it comes to bull markets, while institutional investors arrive early, “you can just about set your watch to individual investors being fashionably late” – due in large part to their fear of volatility. So what strategy does the author recommend to profit from other investors jumping into the market late – and what two high-yielding funds does he highlight as ways to play this strategy? CLICK HERE to find out.
“The implications are immense and widespread,” states the author of today’s article of driverless car technology. He anticipates there will be 10 million self-driving cars on the roads by 2020 and that, by 2030, one in four cars will be self-driving. And those are his conservative estimates! More importantly, in addition to being immense and widespread, the implications of self-driving cars are investible. What sectors are likely to morph…or vanish altogether? What sectors are likely to represent profit-making opportunities for investors? CLICK HERE to find out.
Depending on how you treat the financial markets, the author of today’s article points out they will ultimately do one of two things to your financial security: If you do the right things, the financial markets will help you preserve your financial security; however, if you do the wrong things, the financial markets will transfer your capital to the people doing the right things. So what are the right things to do in the financial markets to ensure your financial security? The author outlines 13 rules of investing and capital preservation. To find out what these are, CLICK HERE.
The exchange-traded fund highlighted in today’s article – the Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) – is “the largest energy-focused exchange-traded fund on the market right now.” But is it the right energy-focused ETF to buy in the current energy environment? The author provides an overview of the “iffy” outlook for energy in 2017 and assesses whether XLE is the right energy holding in this context. To read more, CLICK HERE.
It’s a tough time to be a value investor with markets trading at such high valuations. However, the authors of today’s article point out that, despite what is arguably an overvalued market, there are still some “stragglers that value investors might be interested in” – and they proceed to highlight three sectors that appear undervalued. To find out what these three sectors are – as well as for some specific investments to consider for exposure to them – CLICK HERE.