With growth in short supply, the author of today’s article focuses in on “a group of companies that [he] think[s] will benefit in the future as more investors look beyond large caps to find growth in other sectors.” More specifically, he screened for stocks priced under $10 with expected earnings growth of 20%+ over the next 3-5 years, and which are “already experiencing some momentum that is usually a catalyst for more gains ahead.” For the six stocks that passed this screen, CLICK HERE.
With U.S. firms expected to struggle when it comes to expanding earnings in the coming quarters, Goldman Sachs’ chief equity analyst is recommending that investors focus on companies with higher expected return-on-equity (ROE) growth, noting that “Firms with the fastest expected ROE have outperformed year-to-date as the pace of economic growth has slowed.” Which companies have the highest expected ROE growth, according to Goldman’s analysis? CLICK HERE.
With the bull market in its 10th year, the stock market challenging all-time highs, and assorted economic and political concerns, investors may be considering rotating out of growth stocks and into value stocks – but the author of today’s article advises “value investors had better be very cautious about what sort of ‘value’ they are looking for”, noting that “they often ignore or overlook the signs that a value trap is just about to eat into their assets.” He proceeds to outline “11 specific areas that investors need to consider when it comes to value investing now that the stock market has again challenged new all-time highs.” For more, CLICK HERE.
After a strong first half of 2019, the author of today’s article suggests that investors consider a particular strategy tweak for the second half of the year, a tweak that can be summarized in just four words: “Buy gold, sell bonds.” For the rationale behind this tweak – i.e. why gold is attractive again and why “A perfect way to fund a gold investment might be selling down your bond exposure” – CLICK HERE.
The author of today’s article calls them “a fertile hunting ground for investors looking for high-quality stocks trading at reasonable prices”: an index of stocks with wide economic moats and trading at the lowest current market price to fair value, or “the least-expensive, high-quality stocks”. For the newest additions to this index, the stocks recently dropped from the index, and the 10 cheapest stocks in the index currently, CLICK HERE.
A railroad operator, a Canadian bank, a global healthcare company with a focus on diabetes care, a tobacco company, and a biotech focused on treatments for unmet medical needs make up the five companies highlighted in today’s article as being undervalued and having grown their earnings per share over a five-year period, with the author noting that “Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments because they can return a solid profit to investors.” For these five stocks that are attracting the interest of investing gurus, CLICK HERE.
“This big lie keeps many investors down. Belief in it is a tall hurdle to building wealth,” declares the author of today’s article, who further states that “Like many lies, people tell this one for one of two reasons. Some genuinely don’t know any better. Others are happy to spread it because it’s convenient for them.” What is this big lie (which has to do with risk and reward) that prevents many investors from making big profits – and what are some specific big-profit stocks that help expose this lie for what it is? CLICK HERE.
You know the saying: Past performance is not indicative of future results. Over a decade ago, the SEC explicitly warned investors about this when it came to mutual funds – and now the author of today’s article is issuing the same warning about “performance chasing” when it comes to ETFs, noting that “Investors who choose funds primarily for their strong track records are often disappointed.” For some specific case studies of ETF performance chasing gone wrong and some pointers on how to avoid falling into the performance chasing trap – including some key performance metrics to watch out for – CLICK HERE.
From Boeing’s 737 Max safety scandal to Insys Therapeutics’ doctor bribing scandal to Wells Fargo’s fake account scandal and more, corporate misconduct appears to be on the rise. That’s concerning enough in and of itself, but it’s all the more concerning given that, as the author of today’s article notes, “Business scandals seem to peak at the end of every growth cycle.” So, on top of the recent inversion of the yield curve, is this apparent rise in negligence and misconduct at public companies another indicator of a coming recession? CLICK HERE.
With the chance to bring positive change to underserved areas, the potential for outsized returns and the prospect of substantial tax breaks, opportunity zones are a hot investment idea in real estate. The one big catch? As today’s article notes, “Unlike buying shares of Apple or Google, which you can sell whenever you’d like or hold on to forever, investing in an opportunity zone has a set of time hurdles set by the special tax treatment.” So are opportunity zones the right opportunity for you? The author examines what investors need to consider – including the key decision they need to make about their investment strategy. For more, CLICK HERE.