With the enormous growth potential associated with recreational marijuana, why might investors in the cannabis space be better off focusing on medical marijuana stocks than recreational marijuana stocks? Today’s article outlines several reasons why “Even though the recreational market is projected to tower over medical cannabis…investors would be smart to hone in on medical marijuana-focused stocks” – and highlights two such cannabis stocks to consider. For more, CLICK HERE.
Among the hot IPOs expected this year are the two biggest ride share companies in the country: Uber and Lyft. While Lyft is targeting an IPO valuation of $20 billion to $25 billion, Uber could be worth more than $120 billion. What are investors to make of these two IPOs, which will undoubtedly generate much hype? For some possible clues as to how these IPOs might perform, the author of today’s article looks at how the 157 IPOs that have taken place in the past 12 months have delivered (or failed to deliver) for investors. For more, CLICK HERE.
The author of today’s article sees this current period as the early innings of the “end of the oil age” and advises that, “For those who want to own oil stocks, there are certain oil stocks that could give total returns approaching doubles and triples in the next several years.” After outlining a number of key points regarding oil for investors to be aware of now and going forward, he highlights his “dirty dozen” favorite oil stocks for 2019 – eight oil producers in the Permian Basin and four oil plays in other regions. For more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article describes them as “offer[ing] investors a hassle-free way to purchase shares of international companies without having to deal with foreign markets or contend with hefty overseas banking fees.” We’re talking about American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), which can serve as an easy way to diversify a portfolio. How do ADRs work, and what do prospective investors need to understand about the different types of ADRs? CLICK HERE.
Never let a crisis go to waste – and right now many homebuilder stocks are trading at crisis-level prices as investors flee for what the author of today’s article sees as no good reason. So how can investors take advantage of this unjustified selloff in homebuilder stocks? The author highlights what he views as the best play – a homebuilder with a unique business model that is trading at its cheapest level since the financial crisis despite earning record profits. For more, CLICK HERE.
The Buy the Unloved investment strategy has investors invest equal sums in the three equity categories of the previous year that had the largest outflows, then sell the stakes after three years and repeat the process. And this contrarian strategy has performed well. Today’s article looks at how to carry out the traditional version of this strategy for 2019 (including some specific investments for doing so), as well as an updated version of the strategy. For more, CLICK HERE.
A trash stock, a baseball stock, a travel stock, an aerospace stock, some global bargains and some small-cap stocks are among the 48 specific investment recommendations for active stock pickers highlighted in today’s article – recommendations from a roundtable of 10 investors who shared their stock and bond picks “to prosper in a changing and tumultuous world.” For more, CLICK HERE.
Through the Vietnam War, the fall of the Soviet Union, the Dot-com bubble bursting, the Great Recession, and many other crises and calamities, just 26 companies in the U.S. have managed to increase their dividends consistently for at least 50 years – making them an elite group of dividend kings. Today’s article provides the list of dividend kings going into 2019 – including the most recent addition to the group – and identifies three companies which appear poised to join the list by the end of next year. For more, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to where to put their money in 2019, investors may not want to pursue an “America First” approach. At least that’s the position laid out by Morgan Stanley in its recent Global Strategy Outlook report for next year, with the investment bank preferring “stocks in emerging markets to those in the U.S. because it is predicting stable growth in those economies in 2019, versus a slowing expansion stateside.” For the emerging markets Morgan Stanley is most bullish on, which types of stocks it prefers within those markets, and why, despite its preference for EM stocks over U.S. stocks, it is not overly excited about equities overall, CLICK HERE.
“While the risk of dividend cuts is out there, there are ways to minimize the number of dividend cuts and also to reduce their impact on the overall dividend income,” advises the author of today’s article. He outlines several key metrics that strategic dividend growth investors may want to consider in that regard – and what he looks for in each metric based on his years of experience (and lessons learned from the sting of dividend cuts). For more, CLICK HERE.