Emerging markets stocks can march to their own drummer, and that’s a good thing for your portfolio. One Chinese education stock looks especially good.
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Cyclical stocks aren't my preference as a growth investor, but when the opportunity is right some of them can make big, persistent, longer-term moves. And right now, three cyclical stocks from one particular industry stand out.
U.S. stock markets have been on a tear since the Brexit panic quickly subsided. How much longer can they keep it up? One look at the S&P 500 chart gives plenty of reason for optimism.
VIDEO: After falling 5.38% following the Brexit vote, the market snapped back 3.5% in the past several days as traders gained a better understanding of the Brexit consequences. In this video, I highlight the bullish and bearish signals I see now in the options market, and offer my thoughts on the market going forward.
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The market’s various pieces of evidence almost all point to the bull side, and thus, we think a heavily invested position is advised.
Look for small-cap stocks that should keep delivering earnings and revenue growth. Second-quarter earnings momentum is extremely important.
While the buy signal is important, stock selection is still key. With the long-term trend sideways, identifying and buying the leaders is crucial.
Low interest rates are making dividend stocks more popular than ever, and while we’re happy to benefit, it’s also worth asking if the situation is sustainable.
The chorus of hedge fund managers and large brokerage houses voicing disbelief in the market’s recent rally grows louder and louder.
The strength in gold and silver investments is particularly intriguing to me because there’s no obvious reason for the strength yet.
Market uncertainty has played a big role in the decision of investors to favor conservative dividend-paying stocks found in the Value Model.