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 where to put their money in 2019, investors may not want to pursue an “America First” approach. At least that’s the position laid out by Morgan Stanley in its recent Global Strategy Outlook report for next year, with the investment bank preferring “stocks in emerging markets to those in the U.S. because it is predicting stable growth in those economies in 2019, versus a slowing expansion stateside.” For the emerging markets Morgan Stanley is most bullish on, which types of stocks it prefers within those markets, and why, despite its preference for EM stocks over U.S. stocks, it is not overly excited about equities overall, CLICK HERE.
Over the past two decades, the number of U.S. public companies has shrunk by nearly 50% – and this trend may only accelerate from here, with one global firm projecting that 75% of S&P 500 companies will be lost over the next decade. What factors lie behind what the author of today’s article refers to as “the incredible shrinking stock market”, what are the implications for investors, and what does the author outline as “the two simple ways to play the continuation of this trend”? CLICK HERE to find out.
“Make hay while the sun still shines,” sums up the guidance for investors in a recent report from strategists at Morgan Stanley, who anticipate that the second half of 2017 will provide a favorable environment for returns, but that things will take a gloomier turn come 2018. For some of the bank’s specific strategic plays for the second half of this year – and what lies behind its bleaker forecast for next year – CLICK HERE.
“Want to avoid the Spring Slump? All you have to do is follow the leaders,” states the author of today’s article, who notes that, while the S&P 500 has experienced a slump of sorts of late, those stocks that were outperforming at the beginning of the year continue to do so – and are likely to continue doing so going forward. So what are these leaders? The author highlights four outperforming stocks to consider. To find out what these four stocks are – a blue chip healthcare giant, a cosmetics manufacturer, a consumer electronics retailer and an industrial company – CLICK HERE.