With the market heading toward a decade-long bull run, finding promising companies trading at substantial discounts relative to their fundamentals and potential has become more of a challenge. That said, the big gains for the market have also created added incentive to find investment opportunities that are still cheap and capable of notching continued growth — or providing some buffer in....More>>>
Usually, when I talk about equity ownership, I’m going on and on about wealth creation, passive income streams, financial freedom, yahdayahdayahda. I’m always harping on valuations and buying stock at a discount. Well, in this piece, I’ll discuss another benefit of owning certain equities: the discounts on the goods and services that certain companies offer their shareholders.....More>>>
Stocks took a breather following last week’s big gains, giving everyone a chance to rest and opine on the future of the market.
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The S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% to 2,051.60, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 21.57 points, or 0.1%, to 17,623.87. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.3% to 4,808.87.
BlackRock’s Richard Turnill argues....More>>>
Manufacturing isn’t the only sector that has sent American jobs overseas over the past decade.
It has also been happening in the service sector. US companies have shipped thousands of call center jobs to countries like India and the Philippines, where labor is cheap and English skills are good enough to answer basic questions from halfway around the world.
According to data....More>>>
While REITs appear to be appropriately valued as a basket, 2018 looks to be an exciting year for selective REIT investment as mispricing is rampant, and there are quite a few REITs that have both cheap valuation and strong fundamentals. Among the handful of REITs with outsized reward to risk, UMH Properties (UMH) stands out as our top pick going into 2018.
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UMH is positioned....More>>>
General Motors (NYSE:GM) has gone through a lot over the past 10 years. After suffering during the recession of 2008 and eventually filing for bankruptcy protection, GM was able to get its financial house in order and take advantage of one of the most prosperous periods in auto industry history during the early and mid-2010s. Competitive victories over some of its most important rivals followed,....More>>>
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A U.S. resident who turned 65 in 2014 could expect to live an average of 19.4 more years.
The average life expectancy at age 65 was 9.2% higher than the average life expectancy of a 65-year-old around 2000.
This ranking could affect where life insurance gets cheaper, and where....More>>>
Shares of NVIDIA Corporation have fallen over the last few trading sessions. Is this an opportunity to buy NVDA stock on the cheap or is it time to sell?
The uptrend in the shares of the Santa Clara, California, based NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) seems to have come to an abrupt halt. After rising 11% through the year to a peak of $119 February 9, NVDA stock has lost just....More>>>
Youre probably tired of hearing this, but long horizons and low fees are two of an investors best friends. Sure, everyone wants to get rich quick, but the best route for most of us is to diversify our holdings, control costs and be patient which is exactly why index funds are becoming more popular by the year.
Just ask Warren Buffett.
The worlds greatest value investor and....More>>>
Bottom line: Tim Cook’s latest China trip and his announcement of a new R&D center in Shenzhen are part of a campaign to boost Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) profile and should help to stabilize its sliding position in the market.
Apple CEO Tim Cook just can’t seem to get enough of China, with word that he’s back in the world’s largest smartphone market just two months....More>>>
With U.S. oil stockpile inventories at near maximum capacity, one particular subsector of the energy business that looks set to benefit is oil storage. Stockpile inventories have increased over the last several years, driven by record production from shale fields to keep up with demand from a growing economy. Oversupply is a bigger issue in the United States than other countries, with U.S. stockpiles....More>>>
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our special event earlier this week… It was among the most valuable we've held to date, and the early feedback from attendees has been incredibly positive. If you missed it, Porter and Stansberry Research senior analyst Bryan Beach walked attendees through their "10x Project" research… and officially unveiled our....More>>>
If President Trump decides to impose steep tariffs on steel, it would be a direct shot at Beijing.
But the list of countries that would be affected doesn’t end with China. Limiting or taxing steel imports could also hit Canada, Brazil, South Korea, and Russia and the implications could ripple throughout the entire trading system.
On Trump’s desk are a broad range of....More>>>
The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust… It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you… European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on history, that means we could see an incredible scenario… European stocks could significantly....More>>>
Fueled by a sizzling economy and a cheaper local currency, Hong Kong’s retailers are back in fashion with investors — despite familiar warning signs for those who have been here before.
Consumer companies helped lead Hong Kong’s recovery from this year’s market rout. Cosmetics seller Sa Sa International Holdings Ltd. and jeweler Luk Fook Holdings International Ltd.....More>>>