Major companies are trading at a discount right now, resulting in several large-cap stocks to buy before the bull market returns. While nearer-term momentum has brought some bullishness into the arena, the benchmark S&P 500 is down 15% on a year-to-date basis, presenting opportunities for contrarian investors. By now, you’ve likely heard financial advisors imploring
Coming off its best month since November 2020, it will be tough for the S&P 500 in August to match the 9.1% return it notched in July. The best stocks to buy in August may be some of the best performers from July. How long will the summer rally last? “We believe the rally will
On today’s show Preston and Stig talk to Sean Stockton about the intrinsic value of the bank stock (FRC). IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: – What is the intrinsic value of First Republic Bank – Why First Republic Bank can be seen as a retail business with a superior franchise – How to value banks,
We’re going to cover the concept of “groupthink” and how it applies to your stock trading market decision. You’ll learn why it is important to focus on psychology when it comes to trading. How market behaves and moves is easy to understand if you know how people think. #tradingstocks #groupthink #stockcharts #investingdecisions #tradingdecisions Posted at:
Growth stocks have been buried in the recent decline. It’s no secret, particularly as the major indices have slid into a correction of 20% or more. However, the problem is that many of the high-quality companies are getting sucked in with the low-quality companies and the selloff has created a lot of cheap growth stocks.
With uncertainty building in the market, it may behoove investors to shift their attention toward undervalued telecom stocks to buy now. The communications industry often features companies that command reliable earnings, a byproduct of their exceptional relevance. Because connectivity is vital to economic success, both consumers and enterprises find ways to pay their bills. Another
With new cars costing over $47,000 on average and used ones averaging over $28,000, very few people can simply walk into the dealership, write a check, and drive off. Most of us will have to save some money first, either for the full purchase price or, if we’re financing the vehicle, for a down payment.
With recent indicators suggesting that the U.S. is in the middle of a downturn, interest regarding stocks to avoid in a recession has naturally picked up. Though contrarianism is an exciting concept, in many cases, it’s better not to fight the tape. Here, large-scale fundamentals along with common sense are your best friends. During the
Reloadable debit cards allow you to add money to your card’s balance periodically, which you then can spend as needed. If you’re considering getting a reloadable debit card here are a few important things to know, including how they differ from regular bank debit cards. Key Takeaways A reloadable, or prepaid, debit card is not
Gross domestic product (GDP) is one of the most common indicators used to track the health of a nation’s economy. The calculation of a country’s GDP takes into consideration a number of different factors about that country’s economy, including its consumption and investment. GDP is perhaps the most closely watched and important economic indicator for
In this article ARCB ABNB CRUS PINS MPWR The Airbnb logo is seen on a little mini pyramid under the glass Pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris, France, March 12, 2019. Charles Platiau | Reuters Economic data and earnings reports have been dictating the pace of the market as investors search for hints on
The London Interbank Offered Rate, better known as LIBOR, was once the most important benchmark interest rate for setting the price of overnight and short-term loans that banks make to one another. This reference rate served as the foundation for other types of loans made by financial institutions including mortgages, auto loans, and financial products
If you have an established 401(k) and need to access your money, you can use a 401(k) loan to maintain your tax advantages. These loans can provide lower interest rates than you may find on other types of loans like personal loans. Like with any loan, you must repay a 401(k) loan over a set
[Editor’s note: “It’s Time to Prepare for the Next Big Apple Product Launch” was previously published in June 2022. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] When Apple (AAPL) unveiled the first iPhone back in 2007, the late, great Steve Jobs implied that the iPod-lookalike with Blackberry-level functionality was a
During the dotcom boom of the late 1990s, the notion of dividend investing was laughable. Back then, everything was going up in double-digit percentages, and nobody wanted to to collect a meager 2% gain from dividends. After the bull market of the 1990s ended, dividends were once again attractive. For many investors, dividend-paying stocks have
What is the optimal amount of time to spend on choosing a health insurance plan? Health insurance is complicated, but most people, no matter how well educated, turn out to be bad at making this choice. It’s confusing even for people who understand all the terms, such as deductible and co-pay, according to a report
Apple Pay is a mobile payment system that is in use by an estimated 45.4 million users in the US. An article from Oberlo forecasts that the number will grow to an estimated 56.7 million in 2026. Key Takeaways Apple Pay is certainly safer than cash and it has more safety features than credit cards.
Investment Banking vs. Law: An Overview Investment banking and law are popular career paths for ambitious young people who want the chance to pull in a good salary right out of university. Because these career paths draw from the same broad talent pool, many students face initial difficulty choosing between the two. On one hand, investment
Stig Brodersen speaks to Maciej Wojtal about investing in Iran. Iran equities are trading at P/E ratios of 3-5, and a dividend yield of 20% of blue-chip stocks is not uncommon. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 0:00:00 – Intro 0:00:16 – Why you want to be invested in a stock market that is opening-up 0:14:04