Two Media Plays to Consider Now

Activist investors can often point to undervalued companies that need to make a few major changes in order to unlock tremendous value. That’s why the recent purchase by activist investor Nelson Peltz is attracting attention. The latest undervalued find is a company in the media space that also has some legacy operations. Any transformation there that improves profitability could score a huge win for shareholders. The company? Comcast (CMCSA). Owner of a cable network, over the past decade the company has transformed ...
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Two Plays For a Renewed Interest in Cryptocurrency Mining

With the price of Bitcoin still hovering around $10,000, investors and traders alike are increasingly interested in the space. So are cryptocurrency miners, who are still able to eke out a modest profit every day right now. But new graphics processing chips are allowing that profitability to improve. And two competing firms looks like the best place for investors to take advantage of this ongoing trend. The two big players? Nvidia (NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Currently, AMD’s top of the ...
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Goldman Sachs Gets Bullish on Two Industrial Giants— Maybe You Should Too

On Monday, Goldman Sachs analysts came out in favor of two large-cap, industrial names to buy now, citing the time was right to buy. Those names? Boeing (BA) and Raytheon (RTX). On their face, both look risky. Boeing’s orders have dried up thanks to a drop in air travel. And defense spending could be one of the few areas to be cut should Biden win the November election just weeks away. But on a relative valuation, there is a good argument for higher ...
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What to Do Now as the FANG Stocks Get a Downgrade

On Friday, Barclays Bank downgraded the FANG stocks and Microsoft (MSFT), to market weight. That’s a neutral rating overall, but given that the word “sell” is a dirty word on Wall Street, it’s a major shot across the bow of the major companies that have driven markets higher in the past year. The biggest insult? Barclays stated its main concern: That stock valuations are completely out of whack, and on par with a level last seen during the tech bubble. The FANG ...
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5 Best Real Estate Stocks

Real estate is a powerful asset class, and one that often competes with stocks and bonds. Most of the world’s ultra-wealth have either made their money in real estate, or keep a significant chunk of their net worth in the real estate market, given its large market cap. In today’s capital markets, there are plenty of companies that offer exposure to the real estate sector with the liquidity of a company on a publicly-traded stock exchange. These opportunities cover a variety ...
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10 Best Recession Proof Stocks

Some of the best stocks on the stock market are recession proof investments, or companies that can perform well in a bear market. Each bear market is different, but include a major stock market crash, from the tech bubble bursting to the Great Recession of the financial crisis to this year’s Covid Crash. But there are a few qualities that apply to recession proof stocks. They’re companies that are capable of growing their revenues and earnings over time, while also providing ...
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stock market statistics 2020

Stock Market Statistics in 2020: Your Biggest Questions About the Markets Answered

There are a lot of common questions about the stock market—whether dealing with historical returns, the best performing sectors, or how the United States has performed relative to the rest of the world—that are fascinating data in and of themselves. Rather than having to scour the internet for answers to these stock market statistics, we’ve put together this list that answers the most common questions—at least outside of “What stock should I buy now?” This should save you some time scouring ...
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What Are the Best Stocks to Buy for Beginners?

Getting started is the hardest part of any endeavor. Investing is no different. While the world of investing can be infinitely complex, there are a few ways for investors to start investing in the stock market (also known as the equity market or even share market). Most beginner investors will either gravitate towards buying an index fund, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) or mutual fund that tracks an entire stock exchange, or they’ll start buying penny stocks in the hope of large and ...
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