It happens late in nearly every bull market: Complaints that value-fund managers are beginning to “cheat” on their mandates by sneaking growth companies into their portfolios, high valuations and all, goosing performance now but taking big risks on when the next bear market may arrive. Now those worries are back, with the twist that the tongue-wagging is concentrated on the FAANG names....More>>>
The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust… It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you… European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on history, that means we could see an incredible scenario… European stocks could significantly....More>>>
Shares of Target (NYSE:TGT) and Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) rallied on Tuesday, as the cheap-chic retail giant and the popular department store chain reported solid results for the final quarter of fiscal 2018. Both companies also forecast strong earnings-per-share growth in fiscal 2019, far surpassing analysts’ expectations.
However, Target and Kohl’s took different paths to the....More>>>
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It’s easy for value investors to talk the talk, to wax poetic about low ratios, margins of safety, buying when others are fearful, and so forth. But department stores in general and Macy’s in particular exemplify the challenges of walking the walk. Things in this business are bad – really, really bad –....More>>>
A funny thing happened with the price of silver early last week. After both silver and gold dropped in the face of surging 10-year Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar, silver parted ways with gold.
Gold prices corrected, then essentially moved sideways.
Silver prices, on the other hand, rose mid-week even as the dollar was gaining and gold wasn’t.
(Editors’ Note: As discussed below, TPRP is a very illiquid security).
Tower Properties (OTCPK:TPRP) is one of the cheapest companies I have been able to find and is almost completely undiscovered by the investing public. This is a company where you are getting $1 worth of real estate, cash, shares, and property management/development/construction management earning streams for about....More>>>
Volatile markets have made investors see their portfolio in red. Many first time investors, who have only seen 20-30 percent returns in CY2017, are baffled and are finding it difficult to tread the market. Anxiety and lack of confidence has made many see their losses on trading positions amplify. In such a situation here are a few mistakes one must avoid.
The Dow required just 23 record-breaking trading days to leap from 24,000 to 25,000.
The same Dow took 24 trading days to leap 1,000 points under the old record… a record established only last year.
Can we now expect the Dow to break 26,000 within the next 22 trading days?
And does this galloping pace mean we have entered the crack-up boom — the manic....More>>>
I love talking about investments that can make you lots of money. But you know what I love even more? Simple strategies that can SAVE you lots of money with very little effort.
After all, even the safest investments carry risk. Meanwhile, some money-saving strategies can end up putting a lot more cash in your pockets with absolutely ZERO risk!
Take car insurance. Despite all the commercials....More>>>
Not everyone cheers low oil prices, but FOX Business News’ Stuart Varney and Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald agree that cheap gasoline is a shot in the arm for the consumer.
The question is whether American consumers will spend the money they save. Keith offers his take in the following clip from his visit to “Varney & Co.” today.