Depending on the moment, stocks are trading near or at record levels – and in today’s article, two traders share where they see pockets of opportunity in a market that may otherwise be calling for caution. As one of those traders explains, “I’m still worried that there could be something more broadly that just encourages a near-term correction, so I’m hesitant to chase things, but when I look at the charts, there are some names out there or some sectors out there that say they’re going higher.” For more, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to periods of high market volatility, as has been the case in recent weeks, the author of today’s article advises that “There’s a surprisingly easy and profitable trading strategy to use”. And interestingly, the strategy in question goes against what those playing the markets have long been taught about the relationship between volatility and returns. For more on this strategy – and why “panicking in the wake of market volatility spikes may not be a bad idea” – CLICK HERE.
Despite the market’s recent drop brought on by concerns over escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China, it is hard for investors to find value plays amongst stocks. There is, however, still value to be had – and today’s article highlights three undervalued stocks to consider. Among them is a mid-cap stock carving out a niche in what the author notes “is the fastest-growing space within the pharmaceutical industry”: oncology. For more on these three value stocks, CLICK HERE.
Last year’s best-performing hedge fund (and one with a history of outperforming the S&P 500) has identified what it sees as the “trade of the century” – and has oriented three-quarters of its positioning around this trade idea. The trade in question is based on the fact that, while the consensus thinking is that a recession could hit in 2020 or 2021, this firm believes a recession is closer. For more on this trade, CLICK HERE.
As marijuana stocks’ impressive run so far this year generates increasing investor interest in the sector, the author of today’s article warns of a danger associated with buying and selling pot stocks, a danger “with which even experienced investors aren’t entirely familiar” and which “can eat into your profits and even turn gains into losses”. That danger? Illiquidity risk. How can you manage illiquidity risk if you want to trade a pot stock not on a major exchange? CLICK HERE.
Back in August, the author of today’s article saw a trade opportunity in a giant cable and broadband provider – and since that time, shares of that company have outperformed the S&P 500 by almost 12%. The reason he saw an opportunity in the company, as he explains, is that, while the “market isn’t wrong about the fact that cable customers are choosing to ‘cut the cord’ at a rapid pace… the market is very wrong about… how this is going to impact the cable companies” – and now he is eyeing shares of another undervalued cable and broadband provider. For more, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to finding investment opportunities, one approach is to use the options market and look for options with unusual activity. The author of today’s article notes that “Understanding how a company’s options usually move can prepare you to find moments where they’re making unusual moves. And by looking at options with unusual activity, you can get an idea of where larger investors in the options market are placing their bets.” For more, CLICK HERE.
Low-priced stocks offer smaller investors the chance to not only make a tidy profit (as these stocks can provide the largest short-term gains), but also to acquire a higher share count than they would be able to of large and mega-cap stocks. Today’s article highlights five stocks trading under $10 that possess solid upside potential based on price targets from Goldman Sachs. For these five stocks – which may be especially appealing to more aggressive traders – CLICK HERE.
With emerging market stocks appearing to be more attractively valued compared to domestic stocks, what might be the top emerging market stock to buy right now? The author of today’s article declares that “For a value investor, the answer might be surprising” – and he proceeds to identify his pick (which based on one valuation is trading at less than half its intrinsic value) and the rationale for it. For more, CLICK HERE.
With many traders positioning themselves ahead of the midterm elections – and what the results may mean for congressional control and various policies – today’s article highlights one potential trade idea focused on one specific sector: financials. For the particulars of this trade idea – a covered call which the author sees as low-risk and “probably the optimal way to trade the scenario” – CLICK HERE.