With global recession fears rising, investors naturally find themselves scrambling for boring, dependable ideas but sin stocks may offer a potentially superior (and more exciting) alternative. To be fair, these ideas may challenge your sensibilities. Please do not mistake these companies as environmental, social and governance (ESG) trades. However, during hard times, few fundamental catalysts
Late last month, excitement about an activist shareholder’s involvement with the company was enough to give Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) stock a boost. Yet in the past few weeks, matters far more pertinent to the near-term prospects of CRM stock have come back into focus. Worries about a likely 2023 recession, and its impact on enterprise IT
In a fresh development, Google and YouTube parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) finally settled an ongoing investigation. That’s good news, and it bodes well for GOOG stock. Furthermore, an activist investor gave Alphabet some practical advice about how the company can cut costs. Hopefully, Alphabet’s management will consider implementing retrenchment measures soon. Big Tech has
There are warning signs and red flags that a stock may be in trouble. Heavy Institutional Selling This means that a huge volume is coming into the downside. You can see in the chart below that volume is very heavy (to the downside) and the stock is moving lower. The volume is coming in huge
Large-cap stocks are always great to have in a portfolio. These companies are some of the biggest and best-known stocks in the market. That makes finding the best large-cap stocks a worthy exercise. Of course, in this market, it can be a challenge to identify the best large-cap stocks. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average
It has been a bruising year for tech stocks. But not all tech securities are equal. Some have fared much better than others. The current market downturn has exposed many technology companies that have not been able to live up to the hype surrounding them. It has also brought far lower the shares of many
In this article XRAY VMW LSCC Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT VMware at the NYSE, Dec. 14, 2021. Source: NYSE The market is set to begin what should be a quiet holiday week, but key catalysts are on the horizon. The stock market is closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving Day, and it’s set to
My task today is to find seven of the most undervalued long-term stocks to buy now. We need to determine two things before stock selection takes place. First, it’s important to define what is meant by long-term. Secondly, we need to classify what makes a stock undervalued. Every person’s opinion on this subject is different.
Like many investors, I’m sure you’ll be more than happy to bid adieu to 2022, and to portfolio laggards. In fact, to help get you started, here are several growth stocks to sell. The end of the year is no time to be sentimental. Instead, it’s time to cut your losses and sell stocks that are
Preston Pysh interviews Bitcoin expert and journalist, Luke Mikic, on how the US government could potentially use Bitcoin to back its currency. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00:00 – Intro 00:00:35 – What got Luke into writing profound articles around Bitcoin. 00:03:09 – Luke’s opinions on various long-term cycles. 00:06:16 – The comparison to the
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Internet giant Yahoo (YHOO) recently announced it was moving forward with its spin-off to shareholders of its Alibaba (BABA) shares even though the IRS hasn’t yet given it a ruling on the tax implications. The spin-off is expected to be completed sometime in the fourth quarter of this year. Tracey Ryniec, David Bartosiak and Todd
In this article AAP CCL LOW TGT Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Target (TGT) – Target plunged 13.5% in the premarket after missing consensus estimates by 59 cents with quarterly earnings of $1.54 per share. The retailer expects a drop in holiday season sales and
The stock market is on a long-term downtrend as interest rates rise and inflation remains high despite a slight cool-off. Many retirement portfolios that invest in indexes such as S&P500 are down at least 17% year-to-date. That is even more awful when you add inflation to the equation. Of course, no stock is immune to
Although it’s not a topic that everyone loves to hear, the concept of stocks to sell is a necessary one. Fundamentally, with fears of a global recession rising, investors need to start preparing for the worst. Of course, they can target recession-resistant market ideas as an active measure. But sometimes, you just need to cut
In this article ENV Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Goodboy Picture Company | E+ | Getty Images Company: Envestnet (ENV) Business: Envestnet provides wealth management services and software to the investment community. It has an excellent product with 90% retention and secular tailwinds. Envestnet was founded in 1999 by Jud Bergman and Bill Crager.
In this article KSS M BJRI BABA Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Macy’s (M) – Macy’s stock leaped 9.6% in the premarket after the retailer reported better-than-expected profit and revenue. Same-store sales fell less than expected and the company also raised its earnings outlook. related
With macroeconomic pressures weighing heavily on market sentiment, investors should play it (relatively) safe with utility stocks to buy. Fundamentally, these energy and resource service providers represent an indelible demand structure. No matter how advanced we become as a society, humans have basic needs that must be fulfilled. Moreover, utility stocks to buy essentially tie
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock index comprised of 30 of the largest, most widely held blue-chip stocks in America. Inclusion in the “Dow 30” is considered to be prestigious and a sign that a company is a leading business. This helps to explain why many of the oldest companies in the U.S.