While few stocks have escaped the broader market’s collapse in recent days and weeks, the author of today’s article notes that “there are a few investments that have been able to post big gains in the shadow of Covid-19’s spread.” In evidence of this, he proceeds to highlight a little-known ETF that, thanks to its particular investment objective, has been crushing it despite the broader coronavirus-driven collapse. For more, CLICK HERE.
It’s absolute mayhem in the markets. But when it comes to this particular stock, the author of today’s article declares that “the weaker the market gets, the more I’d want to hold…shares in my portfolio.” What is this stock that he sees as “well poised to handle the most massive recession or stock market crash” – and what are the two big reasons why? CLICK HERE.
The gender pay gap is so pernicious that one research firm estimates that true equal pay will not be achieved until 2069. That same firm found that only 52% of U.S.-based companies have anti-sexual-harassment policies. Despite these disappointing statistics, there are companies that strongly value women – and today’s article identifies ten high-quality companies that “have embraced strong gender diversity practices and demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunity.” More importantly for investors, each of these companies is currently undervalued. For more, CLICK HERE.
“We do think the coronavirus is most likely a recession-inducing virus, with its own unique characteristics and extra-scary headlines. But despite all the uncertainty and human suffering, the financial consequences are likely to resemble those of a moderate recession,” argues the author of today’s article, who examines the likely human impact (tragic) and economic impact (recession) of the virus – as well as how it affects investment strategies. For more, CLICK HERE.
“No move is better than a bad move.” This caution regarding how investors respond to the market turmoil brought on by the coronavirus outbreak comes from Jeffrey Sherman, deputy chief investment officer at DoubleLine. In today’s article, Sherman offers up his thoughts on the biggest risks with respect to the virus, where investors should be careful in this environment, the best investment ideas right now, and more. CLICK HERE.
In making the case to consider hated Chinese stocks right now, the author of today’s article cites one of the greatest global stock pickers of the 20th century, Sir John Templeton, who encouraged getting in “at the point of maximum pessimism” – which would certainly seem to describe the state of the Chinese economy right now. For more on why a serious investor might be interested in China right now – and some specific Chinese stocks to consider, CLICK HERE.
What does the historical data suggest may be smart trades for the month of March? Today’s article presents a seasonal screen of the 30 Dow Jones stocks, showing how each has performed in the month of March (with 39 years’ worth of data in most cases) and, based on this screen, identifies some buys and short sales to consider for the coming month. For more, CLICK HERE.
The most popular stocks with hedge funds in the fourth quarter of 2019 were the same stocks that were the most popular with hedge funds in the third quarter, with Microsoft remaining the most widely-held stock among hedge funds. But, as the author of today’s article notes, “More interesting were the several stocks ranking below this group of crowded holdings that enjoyed an especially large surge in hedge fund support during the fourth quarter compared to the previous three-month period.” What three stocks saw a significant jump in interest from hedge funds as 2019 came to a close? CLICK HERE.
If you’re concerned about the potential impact of the coronavirus (and/or any other number of risks) on the markets, the author of today’s article recommends turning to “the only ‘back to basics’ technique I know of that’s never failed to produce huge profits over time.” What is this technique – and what about its “closely related cousin” that’s been shown to generate even more powerful results? CLICK HERE.
While we have likely not even hit the peak of the coronavirus crisis yet, whenever the epidemic does come under control, many expect companies and markets impacted by the deadly virus to bounce back. However, as one fund manager cited in today’s article notes, “Everyone thinks everything is going to bounce if demand comes back, but previous incidents have shown that not every company will benefit the same way”. For three sectors – and specific companies within those sectors – that could face particularly difficult roads to recovery, CLICK HERE.