Today’s article calls it “platinum’s lesser-known cousin” and notes that it was once viewed as nothing more than “an unattractive byproduct of platinum mining”. We’re talking about palladium, which has been hitting new records and has even been more costly than gold recently (which has not happened since 2002) – and rather than seeing its fortunes reverse any time soon, palladium may continue to shine for quite some time. For more, CLICK HERE.
“While many large-cap tech names have started the year off strong, there’s a wave of smaller, more new-age tech stocks that have seen a huge rally,” notes today’s article, with this group including names such as Etsy, Roku and Dropbox. One analyst is recommending three of these smaller-cap, new-age tech stocks in particular. For these three stocks – and which one might be the best bet – CLICK HERE.
Apple’s stock price doesn’t recover, pot stocks experience a bitcoin-like implosion, and the price of oil remains under $75 all year. These are some of the “bold and perhaps unpopular” market predictions the author of today’s article is making for the year ahead – and while he acknowledges that some of these predictions may be sources of disagreement, he notes that they each highlight important issues for investors and hopefully cause the reader to “at least think about the other side of the trade and prepare your portfolio accordingly for the year ahead.” For more, CLICK HERE.
In summing up its market and economic outlook for 2019, today’s offering declares the following: “Hope for the best but be prepared for the worst by increased allocations to cash, silver and gold.” Might 2019 see a global debt bubble collapse? How much might investors want to be invested in gold? Is silver or bitcoin a better investment option for 2019? And what could bring about a global financial crisis this year? For a discussion of these topics and more, CLICK HERE.
“This is why you own bonds,” declares the author of today’s article as part of his thoughts on the current state of the markets – and he’s got the chart that puts this point in stark relief. What has caused the recent market volatility (and what hasn’t)? Why does he state that buy low and sell high “may not be the best advice for the majority of investors” (and what may be the better advice for most)? For this and more, CLICK HERE.
Amid the current market turmoil, what are investors to do? The author of today’s article notes that most market analysts are talking at an abstract level and “hardly any are talking at ground level—that is, talking about individual stocks and practical actions to be taken” – so he gets down to ground level and highlights two specific stocks currently trading at discounts to consider. For more, CLICK HERE.
The market has been plummeting, the president is attacking the chairman of the Federal Reserve, a trade war is ongoing, U.S. debt is ballooning – and more. So is it time to go defensive with your investment strategy? If so, how? And when will it be time to get aggressive again? In examining these questions, today’s article highlights several specific defensive stocks to consider and outlines how to build your own defensive investment strategy for the coming year. For more, CLICK HERE.
When investing in marijuana stocks, what really matters? The author of today’s article advises that “what a lot of folks overlook is that there’s more to investing in pot stocks and analyzing the marijuana industry than just aggregate cannabis production. If peak production were all that mattered, Aurora Cannabis…would clearly be the largest marijuana stock by market cap, trailed by Canopy Growth…and Aphria. Of course, that’s not how things have shaped up…” He proceeds to outline five things that may be more important when investing in marijuana stocks. What are they? CLICK HERE.
Wide economic moats, forward dividend yields in excess of 5%, and trading below their fair value estimates: these are the three features that make the nine stocks identified in today’s article “triple threats”. For these nine stocks – and an in-depth look at three of them (a leading producer of minerals, an energy transportation company, and a multinational manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods) – CLICK HERE.
“Investors looking for stable growth stocks can get ideas from the holdings of equity funds that are focused on large-cap investing and only long stocks,” advises the author of today’s article, who proceeds to highlight 10 stocks that saw the most buying among long-only large-cap funds in the third quarter, as identified by RBC (which calls these stocks “rising suns” due to the fact that “they usually climb gradually after being bought”). For these 10 stocks, CLICK HERE.