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.
Each member of the popular and closely-watched FAANG stocks, as well as Microsoft, reported their most recent quarterly earnings in October – and the gains that followed some solid earnings figures helped propel the S&P 500 to an all-time high. For how each of the FAANG stocks (and Microsoft) performed in quarterly earnings, as well as how much each stock has gained so far this year, CLICK HERE.
Benchmark indexes are close to all-time highs and, with no lack of economic, political and geopolitical risks, market sentiment is hardly exuberant – so why does the author of today’s article suggest that “The U.S. stock market is likely to rise to all-time highs soon and potentially extend gains even further”? For a bullish, contrarian analysis of the current market situation, CLICK HERE.
A health care company whose shares are up 57% in the past year and which, unlike many other health care companies, is not threatened by the possibility of a “Medicare for All” type system (in fact, it could actually benefit from a national health insurance model) leads a selection of stocks that have risen sharply (50% or more) in the past 12 months and appear to have the potential for further gains. For these stocks that may be worthy of consideration, CLICK HERE.
Since getting out of the market too early can result in missing out on gains, how can we know when the next bear market will start? While there are many tools that indicate when a bear market starts after the market has already started to turn, the author of today’s article states that “Even though signals from some tools will come after the down turn is underway, these signals could still provide a profitable warning” – and proceeds to highlight some of these tools. For more, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to low priced stocks, the author of today’s article points out that “These would be stocks that have little downside risk since they trade at low prices. These would also be the stocks that statistically have the highest probability of delivering a large gain in the next quarter.” In hunting for potential bargains, the author screened for low priced stocks that are beaten down and could be in the process of bottoming. For the specific screen employed and the three stocks that passed this screen, CLICK HERE.
“Reinvesting dividends can be the most significant factor in building wealth in the long run,” states the author of today’s article, who further notes that an investor could have increased their total return by more than 65% had they reinvested their dividends. As such, the author screened for promising dividend plays: “stocks priced under $20 with dividends that have increased over the past five years, show gains in earnings and strong financials.” For five stocks that passed this screen, CLICK HERE.
Each of the 11 stocks highlighted in today’s article outperformed the market this summer – having returned more than 10% during the 3-month period in which the S&P 500 gained about 5%. More importantly, each of these stocks appears to still have room to run – and potentially continue to generate outsize returns – as they are all still trading below analysts’ fair value estimates. To find out what these 11 stocks are – and which three analysts are most confident in – CLICK HERE.
While it may seem like no retailer is safe from being snuffed out by Amazon, the authors of today’s article show how investors can still make big gains in this sector using the “Amazon Survivors” Index – a compilation of retailers that one research firm believes can survive the serial killer that is Amazon. What is the (surprising) best-performing stock in this index right now – and how can investors use the index’s inclusions (as well as its exclusions) to generate big gains? CLICK HERE.