How Are My Investment of the Week Stocks Doing?

Next week, my premium advisory, Smart Investing in Turbulent Times, will transition to the Cabot investor website, renamed Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor. So I thought now would be a good time to review some of the opportunities I’ve recommended in Investment of the Week.
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A Financial Stock That’s Looking Good

Financial stocks have been one of my favorite undervalued market sectors in 2016. The sector's undervalued growth stocks that I like include a variety of banks, investment companies and brokerage firms—but no insurance company stocks are on my buy list. 51% Earnings Growth Expected 2016 Today...
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This Homebuilder Stock is Firing on All Cylinders

Housing-related stocks can be volatile. The current volatility seems to stem from investor worries over the direction of interest rates—much more than concerns on corporate earnings. Those worries were alleviated again this week, as the Federal Reserve backed away from previous intentions of the...
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A Corporate Merger

Today's Investment of the Week is food and beverage company The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), maker of dozens of famous brand names, including Jell-O, Velveeta, Oscar Mayer, Maxwell House and many more. Here's a recent, bullet-point history of the company's M&A activity: • July 2015—The...
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Buy-Low Opportunities in the Stock Market’s Recovery

Financial stocks were hit hard during the recent market correction, as investors' worries about an economic recession, the direction of interest rates and bank liquidity caused selling in the sector. But, the fog is now clearing. I've repeatedly reminded investors that we are, indeed, a..
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All the Major Players in this Industry Are Rising

A good variety of U.S. stocks have begun an upturn since the S&P 500's most recent price correction, and I've found an industry group in which all the major players are rising: construction aggregates. Aggregates are building materials, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, and...
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I Love Buying Low!

Global stock, bond, oil and gold markets continue to bounce around as investors look for trends that signal a re-entry into stocks. Today, I'd like to review facts vs. fiction, in order to give us a little more peace as we live through stock...
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