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Buying Low is the Best Revenge
We’ve successfully struck upon some successful trades recently in the days leading up to various companies’ earnings releases, including Apple (AAPL) and Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX). If you’re looking for another similar opportunity, scroll down to review Marathon Petroleum in...
Benjamin Graham was the father of value investing, and these were his seven primary criteria for selecting winning value stocks.
Another Dow 30 Shakeup is Coming
November brought some significant news about General Motors (GM) and United Technologies (UTX), while General Electric (GE) continues to invite investor inquiries. As our portfolio stocks experience share price recoveries alongside the broader market, in the aftermath of October...
Apple (AAPL) Redux
Welcome to November, holiday season, winter’s coming, and mid-term elections! As if a stock market correction wasn’t providing enough excitement…
Today I’m doing something slightly different. I normally feature one stock from each of our three portfolios in the monthly issue. Today of...
General Electric: Still a Hot Mess
This week, General Electric (GE) announced that, after a brief tenure, CEO and Chairman John Flannery is being replaced by Larry Culp, former CEO of Danaher Corp. Don’t get all excited about Larry Culp, nor about yesterday’s jump GE’s...
How to Exercise Caution While Riding the Bull Market
Many investors remember that late in the summer of 2017, I cautioned you that the stock market was due for a pullback. At that time, the market had risen steadily since November 2016, and showed sign...
Valuable Investor Tools
If you’re not in the habit of listening to quarterly earnings conference calls, I suggest that you pick one of your stocks, and visit the company’s investor relations page. You’ll likely find their earnings press release, a webcast of the management call...
Distinguishing Between Normal Equity Market Corrections, Bear Markets and Recessions
I’m going to make a really simple statement. Please read it three times and tell me if it helps you relax just a little bit:
The S&P 500 index rose 21.7% in 2017, and it’s 1.7%...
News About International Trade Negotiations and NAFTA
The vast majority of Americans are not exposed to what’s happening in international trade negotiations, simply because the topic is too extensive to be covered by common news sources. So instead, Americans receive sound bites amounting to two...
Stock Sector and Industry Trends
Energy stocks experienced lots of bullish price action in recent weeks. I expect most of them to pause in their uptrends, and that could include pullbacks, which would be perfectly normal. Use the pullbacks to add to your favorite stocks.
My Favorite New Stock Today
Today I’m introducing three new stocks to the Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor portfolios, including footwear manufacturer Skechers USA (SKX), which joins the Buy Low Opportunities Portfolio. I’m especially pleased to recommend Skechers because I love their products. As we few...
The Almost-Final Decision on the Section 232 Investigation
As expected, the U.S. government’s Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of international trade abuses in the steel and aluminum industries will likely result in tariffs on imported steel. No surprise there, because the Department...
Unexpectedly strong increases in employment and wages sent stock and bond markets tumbling last week, thus pushing Treasury yields higher in keeping with inflation fears. A strong economy is good for workers and companies, but as it fuels inflation, the Federal Reserve to...
Happy New Year!
Warning: I’m buying and selling 11 stocks today.
It’s hard to send holiday greetings to a broad audience, because different people celebrate different holidays, but today is the second day of a new year for me, and I’m excited about that. I huge...
The Verdict Is In:
Resounding Rebound in Energy Stocks
I’m so glad to have held many different types of energy stocks in the portfolios this year. Sometimes the stock market hands you an incredible gift on a silver platter, and all you need to do (1)...
I've learned a lot of important investing lessons in my 50 years in the business. Here are three of the most essential lessons.