Uber hasn’t exactly had a smooth ride since its IPO last year, but as today’s article outlines, Wall Street sentiment towards the ride-hailing company has taken a more positive turn recently – and a major reason for this is the prospect that the company, which is currently still losing money, could reach the break-even point (or even profitability) later this year. For more on why “analysts and investors have been jumping back on the Uber ride,” CLICK HERE.
In response to the spread of the new Chinese coronavirus – including its reaching the U.S. – U.S. stocks initially tumbled before rebounding as investors focused on positive earnings news. With more bad news and fear concerning the virus likely on the way, what will the virus’s impact be on the stock market? Today’s article provides a comprehensive look at the virus’s impact on Chinese stocks, China-exposed retailers, travel and gaming stocks, and biotech stocks – as well as what history suggests is coming next, potential buying opportunities from coronavirus-triggered selloffs and more. CLICK HERE.
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.
Because the two expensive stocks highlighted in today’s article tend to only sell off when the broader market sells off, it is rare for investors to get an opportunity to pick them up at any sort of bargain price – but the author argues that that shouldn’t dissuade investors from them. For these two “Buy At Any Price” stocks, CLICK HERE.
Many articles and books have been written – and movies made – telling stories from the 2008 financial crisis – from those who lost everything to those who made a fortune. However, the author of today’s article states that “there’s an incredible story from 2008 that few people know.” He proceeds to tell that story — about how investors could have made a killing by buying one of the world’s biggest financial companies during the financial crisis — and highlights its lesson for investors about a type of stock that “can deliver huge returns during any kind of market.” CLICK HERE.
While none of the panelists who took part in the roundtable of investing experts highlighted in today’s article are concerned about a recession next year, they are advising that, after a “weirdo anomaly” year in which pretty much everything saw big gains, “investors will need to be pickier” in 2020. For where these investing pros see the greatest opportunities – and the greatest risks – in 2020, CLICK HERE.
With an ongoing trade war, slowing global growth, historically high stock valuations, and perhaps the most consequential U.S. presidential election in modern times (the outcome of which could have seismic implications for many sectors), the authors of today’s article acknowledge that, “Going into 2020…uncertainty abounds.” Against this backdrop, where will the best opportunities be for investors to make money? They highlight 27 promising stocks (and two ETFs) across a variety of sectors – including a few “bold bets”. For more, CLICK HERE.
“Investors should always regard the stock market as sailors regard the sea — a means to an end, usually benign, but potentially lethal.” The author of today’s article cites this quote in reminding that, while it may seem that we are in “a new era of endless investment prosperity” where there is little need to fear the bear, recessions are normal and are to be expected — and while bear markets can actually be a welcome development for younger investors, “older investors should take the prospect of a bear market seriously. Very seriously.” For his eight steps to prepare for the bear, CLICK HERE.
The constituents of this S&P 500-beating index, which tracks companies that possess wide economic moats and that are trading at the lowest current market price to fair value, “are a fertile hunting ground for investors looking for high-quality stocks trading at reasonable prices,” advises the author of today’s article. As the index in question is reconstituted regularly, she proceeds to delve into the 15 newest additions to its ranks – as well as the 15 names that were recently removed from the index. For more, CLICK HERE.
What’s one of the biggest misconceptions about dividend investing, what’s a better approach to take with dividend investing, and how can investors find reliable companies that will pay reliable and growing dividends? Today’s article puts these questions to three dividend investing pros who provide their answers and additional insights on dividend investing today. For more, CLICK HERE.