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Trade War Turmoil Trumps a Good Earnings Season U.S. stock markets took quite a tumble in the last few business days. For those of you wondering, “Should I buy low?”, the answer to that question is usually “yes, but let’s first wait for the to...
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Assessing the Retail Stock Landscape After rising 25.3% from Christmas Eve 2018 through April 30, 2019, the S&P 500 stock index fell 6.6% in May. A pullback was clearly overdue, and there was plenty of fuel to keep investors on the edge of their Many...
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Property & Casualty Insurance Stocks Are On My Radar Today I’m taking the opportunity to remove two stocks from the portfolios, in the quest to (a) pare back the number of stocks in the portfolios and (b) add new stocks to the portfolios. Clearly, two...
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A Rising Stock Market Brings Opportunites Today U.S. stock market indexes have emerged from recent trading ranges and embarked on renewed uptrends as they seek to retrace all-time highs that were established in August through October 2018. Your stock portfolios will likely achieve additional appreciation...
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The Calm Before the Next Market Run-Up I suppose it makes sense that a calendar quarter that was characterized by two big stock market downdrafts could be followed by a calendar quarter that delivers two stock market run-ups. And while I anticipated and frequently about...
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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...
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The Stock Market is on Winter Vacation ... in the Dog House We’re entering 2019 at what might be the bottom of a three-month stock market downturn. I anticipate that the market won’t return to its 2018 all-time highs until the third quarter of at...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor 1218

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...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor 1118

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...
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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...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor 818

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...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor 718

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%...
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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...
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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. Yesterday,...
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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...
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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...
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