You might want to toss Apple – and pretty much any stock related to discretionary goods – according to one strategist, who argues “The market is utterly underestimating how much of a shock the coronavirus is going to be to the economy. And I think for the next 12 months, the U.S. consumer is only going to spend his money or her money on [nondiscretionary] goods.” What stocks is he recommending instead? CLICK HERE.
“When is the right time to buy stocks?” This is the critical question facing anyone who’s got cash to deploy in the stock market and wants to take advantage of today’s dramatically reduced prices but who is also worried that there’s still a ways to go before the bottom is reached. For these individuals, the author of today’s article offers some clear guidance based on a look through some charts of previous bear markets: “It doesn’t matter when you buy, only that you buy.” For more, CLICK HERE.
While few stocks have escaped the broader market’s collapse in recent days and weeks, the author of today’s article notes that “there are a few investments that have been able to post big gains in the shadow of Covid-19’s spread.” In evidence of this, he proceeds to highlight a little-known ETF that, thanks to its particular investment objective, has been crushing it despite the broader coronavirus-driven collapse. For more, CLICK HERE.
It’s absolute mayhem in the markets. But when it comes to this particular stock, the author of today’s article declares that “the weaker the market gets, the more I’d want to hold…shares in my portfolio.” What is this stock that he sees as “well poised to handle the most massive recession or stock market crash” – and what are the two big reasons why? CLICK HERE.
“We do think the coronavirus is most likely a recession-inducing virus, with its own unique characteristics and extra-scary headlines. But despite all the uncertainty and human suffering, the financial consequences are likely to resemble those of a moderate recession,” argues the author of today’s article, who examines the likely human impact (tragic) and economic impact (recession) of the virus – as well as how it affects investment strategies. For more, CLICK HERE.
The most popular stocks with hedge funds in the fourth quarter of 2019 were the same stocks that were the most popular with hedge funds in the third quarter, with Microsoft remaining the most widely-held stock among hedge funds. But, as the author of today’s article notes, “More interesting were the several stocks ranking below this group of crowded holdings that enjoyed an especially large surge in hedge fund support during the fourth quarter compared to the previous three-month period.” What three stocks saw a significant jump in interest from hedge funds as 2019 came to a close? CLICK HERE.
If you’re concerned about the potential impact of the coronavirus (and/or any other number of risks) on the markets, the author of today’s article recommends turning to “the only ‘back to basics’ technique I know of that’s never failed to produce huge profits over time.” What is this technique – and what about its “closely related cousin” that’s been shown to generate even more powerful results? CLICK HERE.
While we have likely not even hit the peak of the coronavirus crisis yet, whenever the epidemic does come under control, many expect companies and markets impacted by the deadly virus to bounce back. However, as one fund manager cited in today’s article notes, “Everyone thinks everything is going to bounce if demand comes back, but previous incidents have shown that not every company will benefit the same way”. For three sectors – and specific companies within those sectors – that could face particularly difficult roads to recovery, CLICK HERE.
“The coronavirus has spread seemingly indiscriminately, but its impact on stocks has been more focused,” notes the author of today’s article, who proceeds to identify some potential bargains among some of the stocks that have been pummeled by the virus: airlines, cruise-ship and casino operators, oil companies and more. For more, CLICK HERE.
“Even with the stock market as a whole near record highs, there are plenty of individual stocks that are still trading at bargain-basement valuations,” notes the author of today’s article, who proceeds to highlight three stocks that not only cost less than the market average price-to-earnings ratio, but also pay an above-average dividend yield and are growing faster than the average long-term projected growth rate. For these three stocks, CLICK HERE.