For marijuana stocks, a positive first quarter this year was not an indication of things to come as things started to take a turn for the worse in April, and since then, as today’s article notes, “a majority of pot stocks have seen at least half of their value disappear, and it’s left investors wondering what’s next for what had been the hottest investment on Wall Street.” What three important lessons does the dramatic reversal of fortunes for marijuana stocks this past year hold for pot stock investors? CLICK HERE.
Many articles and books have been written – and movies made – telling stories from the 2008 financial crisis – from those who lost everything to those who made a fortune. However, the author of today’s article states that “there’s an incredible story from 2008 that few people know.” He proceeds to tell that story — about how investors could have made a killing by buying one of the world’s biggest financial companies during the financial crisis — and highlights its lesson for investors about a type of stock that “can deliver huge returns during any kind of market.” CLICK HERE.
Despite the fact that the price of gold remains well below its 52-week high, some gold stocks have been hitting new highs in recent days while the broader market has suffered, with the author of today’s article asserting that “Whether this stems from worry over the possibility of continuing trade wars with China or interest rate changes or a long drawn-out impeachment saga, the main thing is: higher gold stock prices are kicking in here as the wider market tanks…” For four gold mining stocks that have been hitting new highs to consider, For more, CLICK HERE.
A Chinese data center developer and operator, a pharmaceutical company focused on disorders of the central nervous system, and a developer of software for customer engagement and digital process automation (up 103%, 180% and 62% year-to-date, respectively) comprise the trio of stocks highlighted in today’s article for their “monster growth” prospects from current levels. For these three stocks where Wall Street analysts see significant upside potential, For more, CLICK HERE.
While none of the panelists who took part in the roundtable of investing experts highlighted in today’s article are concerned about a recession next year, they are advising that, after a “weirdo anomaly” year in which pretty much everything saw big gains, “investors will need to be pickier” in 2020. For where these investing pros see the greatest opportunities – and the greatest risks – in 2020, CLICK HERE.
In what the author of today’s article notes “may be the most comprehensive data set on asset returns ever assembled,” recently published research entitled “The Rate of Return on Everything: 1870-2015” “track[ed] the total return of stocks, housing, Treasury bills and government bonds for 16 countries over that time”. For the key takeaways from the study – including a new way to look at housing returns and some short-term lessons from long-term patterns – CLICK HERE.
With an ongoing trade war, slowing global growth, historically high stock valuations, and perhaps the most consequential U.S. presidential election in modern times (the outcome of which could have seismic implications for many sectors), the authors of today’s article acknowledge that, “Going into 2020…uncertainty abounds.” Against this backdrop, where will the best opportunities be for investors to make money? They highlight 27 promising stocks (and two ETFs) across a variety of sectors – including a few “bold bets”. For more, CLICK HERE.
With hedge funds having recently disclosed, via their 13-F filings, what stocks they bought and sold in the third quarter, Goldman Sachs has compiled its newest “Hedge Fund VIP list”, which today’s article explains “contains the stocks that appear most often in the top-10 holdings of fundamentally driven hedge funds.” For the 10 stocks that have been seeing the most love from hedge funds in recent months, CLICK HERE.
Depending on the moment, stocks are trading near or at record levels – and in today’s article, two traders share where they see pockets of opportunity in a market that may otherwise be calling for caution. As one of those traders explains, “I’m still worried that there could be something more broadly that just encourages a near-term correction, so I’m hesitant to chase things, but when I look at the charts, there are some names out there or some sectors out there that say they’re going higher.” For more, CLICK HERE.
“Investors should always regard the stock market as sailors regard the sea — a means to an end, usually benign, but potentially lethal.” The author of today’s article cites this quote in reminding that, while it may seem that we are in “a new era of endless investment prosperity” where there is little need to fear the bear, recessions are normal and are to be expected — and while bear markets can actually be a welcome development for younger investors, “older investors should take the prospect of a bear market seriously. Very seriously.” For his eight steps to prepare for the bear, CLICK HERE.