Exchange Of Ideas: ETF Pros Share Their Top Funds For This Year

When it comes to exchange-traded funds to consider for the next year, today’s article highlights some ideas as identified by pros in the ETF industry, noting that “Two respondents think that after a strong run, investors might do better to look outside the U.S. for returns. One, perhaps not surprisingly, thinks his own fund is best positioned to grab investor interest in the value trade, now that there seems to be more runway in the business cycle. And another is wondering whether that will prompt investors to become less cautious.” For more, CLICK HERE.

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How The “Battery Decade” Could Supercharge Your Portfolio

“What a difference a decade can make. In 2010, batteries powered our phones and computers. By the end of the decade, they are starting to power our cars and houses too,” notes the author of today’s article. Now, in this new decade, developments in energy storage will be most important, with the energy storage market estimated to grow to as much as $426 billion over the next 10 years. For a number of investment opportunities the coming “battery decade” presents, CLICK HERE.

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The Stocks That Dominated The Decade

“The two stocks that contributed the most to 2019’s total stock-market returns also hold that position for the entire decade,” notes the author of today’s article, who further notes that “The two companies didn’t just dominate. They actually intensified their hold over the past decade”. For these two stocks – as well as the other top contributors to stock-market returns since 2009 – CLICK HERE.

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Accurately Valuing A Company – And Avoiding Obvious Investing Mistakes

“Investing is a very complex endeavor, and mistakes are inevitable. Therefore, it’s imperative that the obvious mistakes – which can and should be avoided – are avoided,” states the author of today’s article, who asserts that the key to avoiding those obvious mistakes is understanding how to accurately value a company. He proceeds to outline some real-word examples that illustrate the obvious mistakes of overvaluation and undervaluation. For more, CLICK HERE.

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5G vs. “4½G” Stocks – And Where The Real Money Lies In 5G

Having recently activated the first widespread 5G network in the U.S., T-Mobile appears to be “first” to 5G. However, in its quest to be first, the author of today’s article argues that what T-Mobile has is not “real” 5G but rather something more akin to “4½G”. Meanwhile, other cell carriers are working on building true 5G networks. Which approach is likely to be the winning strategy – and which cell carrier stocks are likely the better 5G bets? For more – including where the author indicates the real money lies in 5G” For more, CLICK HERE.

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“Counterintuitive” Health Care Stocks For Election Year

Investors may be wary of health care stocks heading into an election year where the future of health care in the U.S. will be hotly debated – and drug companies are likely to be the targets of heated rhetoric on both sides. However, Goldman Sachs believes that any changes will be “evolutionary rather than revolutionary” – and its strategists have identified three health care stocks set to outperform next year. For these three stocks, CLICK HERE.

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3 REITs To Consider Ahead Of A January Dividend Hike

“To build momentum from your income stocks going into the new year, consider buying into those REITs that should announce higher dividend rates in the first month of 2020,” suggests the author of today’s article, who proceeds to highlight three REITs that have historically announced dividend increases in January – and which he expects will do so again next month. For these three REITs, CLICK HERE.

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The Company That’s Disrupting The Disruptors In The Online Travel Space

Companies like Booking.com and Expedia transformed the way we booked vacations – and their stocks took off as a result. But now these disruptor stocks are feeling the squeeze from an “ultimate disruptor” in the online travel space – one that, ironically, helped them achieve their success – and now their “stocks are trading like they’re going out of business.” What is this ultimate disruptor of disruptors that has conquered online travel – and what does it mean for the future of online travel stocks? CLICK HERE.

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Holiday Shopping For “Monster Growth”

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.

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