Wall Street’s Best Investments 836

Future issues of Wall Street's Best Investments will be published on FinancialFreedomFederation.com In this season of good cheer, we have a lot to be thankful for: 1) It looks like we can finally put this election to rest (thank goodness!); 2) the first coronavirus vaccine being...
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Wall Street’s Best Investments 834

Market volatility has eased a bit this past month, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining almost 1,000 points. The service industry, according to ISM, improved, and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9% for September. As you’ll see in our Advisor Sentiment Barometer and Views,...
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Wall Street’s Best Investments 830

Markets rebounded this past month, albeit with plenty of volatility. But the net result was a 1,500+ gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Markets. Unemployment, of course, is still pressuring the economy, with some 29.5 million Americans without jobs. However, the housing market perked with...
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Wall Street’s Best Investments 827

Going Defensive In light of today’s negative reaction to the Federal Reserve’s so-called “Emergency” rate cut to 0% on Sunday (in reality, a panic move), we are advising additional defensive adjustments to our Model Fund Portfolio, reducing allocations to Energy and Consumer Discretionary ETFs increasing...
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Wall Street’s Best Investments 826

Bullish, but be Discerning It’s been another solid week for the market, with the major indexes kiting higher and, while individual stocks were a bit more mixed and news-driven, most are acting just fine. Overall, not much has really changed from a week ago—the vast of...
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Wall Street’s Best Investments 824

Market Views Growth still the Sweet Spot Our U.S. equity timing model remains on its November 1 buy signal. Small-cap growth remains stronger than small-cap value. There are no other consistent style preferences in relative strength. 10-year Treasury note yields have settled into the 1.80%-1.90% Our...
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Wall Street’s Best Investments 822

Market Views Quiet for Now Stocks finished a relatively quiet session lower today, after trading on both sides of breakeven amid waning optimism over Friday's partial trade deal between Beijing and Washington. Reports emerged that China wishes to continue trade talks before finalizing the "phase deal,...
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Wall Street’s Best Investments 821

Market Views Shifting to Value We have a lot of market analysts who are at a loss to understand the rotation(s) that have enabled stocks to work higher (and challenge highs) even at the risk of crying alarms. The hedgers and many technicians do so, the...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 324

Market Views One Stock at a Time The major indexes are tilted to the upside to start the week. However, under the surface, we’re continuing to see increasing selling pressure on most growth stocks, including a bunch of names from leading areas like software and While...
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