With approximately 100 new biotech companies having begun trading on the Nasdaq exchange since the beginning of last year alone, the author of today’s article observes that “There are so many new biotech stocks hitting the market that plenty of gems slip through the cracks unnoticed” – and he goes on to highlight two of them. For these two under-the-radar biotechs – one of which has developed a potential new treatment for depression while the other “is taking advantage of gravity to develop a blindness prevention drug that lasts longer than the competition” – CLICK HERE.
The hottest stock-market sector may also be the best investment opportunity right now, both in terms of long-term returns and short-term gains. We’re talking about utilities! Why are utility stocks good investments today? What are the top utility dividend stocks? What do investors need to be aware of with the utility industry going through a period of mergers and acquisitions? And what should investors look at when considering utilities to buy? For more, CLICK HERE.
You’ve identified and bought a stock that you believe is undervalued. Now, the critical question becomes how long do you wait for that undervalued stock to recover to fair value and reward you? Noting that “the unfortunate truth is that the required timeframe often can or will try the investor’s patience beyond what they can tolerate”, the author of today’s article attempts to establish some expectations – and offers several examples illustrating how undervalued stocks can still reward investors even before recovering to fair value. For more, CLICK HERE.
They are not as rare as their name suggests, but a rare opportunity may be setting up in so-called rare-earth minerals as China considers weaponizing the metals (for which it is responsible for 90% of global production) as part of the ongoing trade war and cutting off export of them to the U.S. Specifically, this opportunity involves investing in non-Chinese rare earth producers, which could benefit from such action by China. For more – including details on the rare earth producers operating in the U.S., Australia and Canada – CLICK HERE.
“Even as the stock market hits new highs, there’s discernible negativity toward the technology sector,” notes the author of today’s article. But is this negativity misplaced? He proceeds to outline how much of the negativity surrounding the tech sector currently is based on “false fears”, making the space an attractive buy. Additionally, a number of experts with strong track records in the tech sector name their favorite picks at the moment, including what one top-performing portfolio manager declares “is the best place in tech to be invested.” For more, CLICK HERE.
The S&P 500 could soon hit a new high – and keep on going from there, according to company analysts who see the benchmark gaining 7% over the next year. Which stocks do company analysts see leading the S&P’s march higher (including a biopharmaceutical stock that could double over the next 12 months) – and which stocks might be poised to suffer the biggest losses over the same period? CLICK HERE.
“As always, the latest report can confirm or change opinions about a stock,” notes the author of today’s article. So what does the latest report from Starbucks indicate about the attractiveness of its stock for investors? The author takes a detailed look at the contents of the report and how analysts’ response to it could drive the next price move for Starbucks stock – a price move that investors may want to buy into. For more – including how investors may want to go about establishing a position – CLICK HERE.
“Whether your focus is big companies or small, domestic corporations or international ones, there are ETFs where income-oriented investors can find investments that pay more than the average S&P 500 index component,” notes the author of today’s article – who proceeds to highlight nine income-focused ETFs which, while focusing on different categories of stocks (e.g. large-cap, preferred, low-volatility) and employing different strategies (e.g. current dividend yield vs. dividend growth) offer above-average dividends. For more, CLICK HERE.
There’s a disconnect going on when it comes to global shipping companies: While there has been a significant increase in shipping activity, share prices of shipping companies have fallen. This presents an opportunity, with one Jefferies analyst forecasting that “every shipping sector under coverage is poised for year-over-year spot strengthening in 2019 and 2020 although he would focus on LNG carrier, crude tanker, and refined products tanker markets…” Given this, today’s article highlights five top shipping picks – all trading under $10 – to consider. For more, CLICK HERE.
It’s that time of year when many firms issue their top stock picks and favorite sectors for the year ahead – and Credit Suisse (which has the most bullish outlook for the S&P 500 next year amongst its peers) has added 11 companies to its Top Picks list, all of which are covered with Outperform ratings. For these 11 stocks – including three airlines – that are among the investment bank’s research team’s best ideas for next year, CLICK HERE.