It’s probably not a surprise to learn that the stocks that were the most adored by analysts at the start of 2018 beat the overall market last year. A little more surprising, however, is the fact that the stocks that were the most despised by analysts at the start of last year also ended up beating the market. Given this, which stocks are the biggest analyst darlings (and which stocks are the most disliked by analysts) as 2019 gets underway – and which group (the adored or the despised) might end up doing better this year? CLICK HERE.
Low-priced stocks offer investors – especially more aggressive traders – the opportunity to not only make a decent profit in the event of even relatively small price moves, but also to buy more shares than they would be able to of large-cap stocks. Today’s article highlights five stocks trading under $10 that the authors believe “While more suited for aggressive accounts… could prove exciting additions to portfolios looking for solid alpha potential.” For these five stocks, CLICK HERE.
In attempting to identify candidates for best stock in the world, the author of today’s article posed two questions to 13 panelists: (1) If you could only own one company in your portfolio and you were buying it today, which would it be? Why? (2) If you had $25,000 to invest TODAY on one company and you planned to hold it for 10 years or more, which company would you buy? Why? For a recap of how the panelists responded to these questions – and for the author’s own selections – CLICK HERE.
“Gone are the simple days when investing with a conscience meant excluding alcohol, tobacco and firearms from a portfolio. Today’s impact investors want their investments to align with a more rigorous standard of good while achieving a maximum return,” notes the author of today’s article. So how can one go about trying to do good with their investments without having to sacrifice when it comes to returns? The author outlines a number of tips in that regard – including why impact investors may need to apply a “better than the rest” approach. For more, CLICK HERE.
Come the start of next year, you may want to have some of the biggest stock losers of this year in your portfolio. Why? As today’s article notes, in part due to tax-loss selling by investors, “losing stocks get so beaten-down by year-end that they often become bargains at the start of the next year, and frequently bounce back in price”. For more of the strategic rationale behind this strategy, why the rebound may be particularly strong this time – and some stocks that are currently prime candidates to play this strategy – CLICK HERE.
The first third of the fourth quarter is almost over, but it’s not too late to position your portfolio for the rest of 2017. In today’s article, the author outlines six investing ideas to consider for the remainder of the year based on “three key interrelated themes shaping economies and market…: sustained global economic expansion and the need to rethink both returns and risk.” Which asset classes, sectors, and factors might investors want to consider through the end of the year? Where can investors look for income in this low-yield environment? CLICK HERE.
“High-octane growth stocks can build your wealth very quickly, but they also tend to come with a generous helping of risk,” concede the authors of today’s article. For the three growth stocks they proceed to highlight, however, the helping of risk may not be so generous – and the potential reward may be great. To find out what these three growth stocks are – including an energy drink company and an under-the-radar company that is disrupting the otherwise “sleepy” decking industry – CLICK HERE.
Having surged over 200% in the past year, the live video streaming (and virtual gift giving) stock highlighted in today’s article – Momo – is one of the best performing tech stocks there is. But with it currently trading at 14 times revenue, has it risen too high too quickly – or is its hot streak just getting started? The author looks at Momo’s potential – and the potential obstacles it faces – going forward (including whether virtual gifts are just a fad or a real long-term trend). To read more, CLICK HERE.
Is your portfolio prepared to welcome – and profit from – our coming robotic overlords? The author of today’s article provides an overview of the amazing progress that has been made, is being made, and will be made in robot technology, but notes that “most investors aren’t positioned for the rising integration and demand for robotics in various industries” – which he sees as a mega-trend. As such, he proceeds to highlight an exchange-traded fund that he sees as “the best risk-averse way to play the robotics trend.” To read about this ETF – which beat the market last year and continues to do so this year – CLICK HERE.