There was much excitement surrounding the IPO market heading into 2019, particularly when it came to the stable of “unicorns” set to IPO this year – and while a number of unicorns that IPO-ed in the first half of the year (e.g. Beyond Meat, CrowdStrike) saw their share prices surge in the first few months of trading (and still remain above the IPO price), the author of today’s article observes that “the same can’t be said for more recent listings such as Uber, Lyft and Peloton which sank on their first day and continued on a downward path.” What does he point to as “the main issue underlying the recent troubles” – and what’s the lesson for IPO investors? CLICK HERE.
“Today, you can use ETFs not just to gain quick one-trade exposure to ‘the market,’ but you can also use them for all sorts of interesting and exotic ideas that were once the sole province of individual stocks,” notes the author of today’s article, who went on the hunt for some “off-the-beaten path” ETFs using a screen that included, among other criteria, a combination of weak relative strength but strong money flow. For some intriguing “unsung” ETFs that the author uncovered through this search, CLICK HERE.
Each of the four bank stocks highlighted in today’s article is growing earnings, pays a decent dividend (up to 6.39%), has a price/earnings ratio significantly lower than that of the broader market, and is currently trading below book value. For these four bank stocks with a combination of features that make them attractive right now, CLICK HERE.
What should investors look for when it comes to finding winning trades among volatile marijuana stocks? The author of today’s article recommends looking for “companies with big potential growth opportunities whose shares are also oversold on a technical basis” – and outlines two things that investors need to know about pot companies in order to know when to buy and sell. For more, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to why to buy Verizon stock, the author of today’s article points to, among other things, the company’s “stable of innovative products and services” (including its new smart dash-cam that aims to help truck drivers stay safe on highways), the stock’s generous 4% dividend yield, and the fact that it is fundamentally cheap. And when it comes to when to buy Verizon stock, the author outlines his trading strategy. For more, CLICK HERE.
Two potential takeover targets – one public relations related company and one biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for patients suffering from life-threatening diseases – are among the five low-priced (trading under $10) stocks highlighted in today’s article as having big upside potential to analysts’ price targets. For these five stocks, which may appeal to aggressive traders looking to “get some solid share leverage [and] make money on a much smaller share price move,” CLICK HERE.
Against the current backdrop of escalating geopolitical and trade tensions, concerns over slowing growth, dovish central bank policies and rising market volatility, the author of today’s article notes that “Investors are responding by seeking to boost portfolio resilience to withstand volatility.” With this in mind, he proceeds to identify several investing ideas for the weeks ahead, including a preferred sector among U.S. equities, a particular emerging market to focus on, and how to navigate interest rate cuts with fixed income. For more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article deals with an issue that should be of particular interest to traders right now: how to deal with changing market conditions and still maintain an edge. The author argues that “Poor markets shouldn’t be feared. They should be embraced as a source of new opportunities. All that is required is that you change the way you think about them” – and he outlines several important considerations for traders when dealing with changing market conditions. For more – including why he advises that “You can’t simply reverse what works in a bull market to make progress in a bear market” – CLICK HERE.
The author of today’s article calls it “a vital part of the trading process because it helps traders to stay disciplined, stick to the trading plan, and builds confidence”: creating a trading checklist and utilizing it before each and every trade. Separate from your trading plan, a trading checklist, he notes, “focuses on each individual trade and the conditions that must be met before the trade can be made.” For seven questions that can be used to form a complete trading checklist, CLICK HERE.
A small-cap gold stock, a generic drug maker that could be a steal at its current (19-year low) price, and a play on the on-demand food ordering and home delivery trend are among the five low-priced (trading under $10) stocks with solid upside potential highlighted in today’s article. Specifically, the author sees these stocks as being particularly appealing plays for more aggressive traders “look[ing] at lower-priced stocks as a way to not only make some good money but to get a higher share count.” For these five stocks, CLICK HERE.