The allure of the largest U.S. technology companies is understandable given significant returns last year, but their sheer size is the reason for their eventual downfall and long-term stock underperformance, according to Rob Arnott, founder of Research Affiliates.
Stocks continue to print new highs. And many continue to doubt the rally–as they have for much of the post-crisis recovery.
They continue to say stocks are priced for perfection, implying that stocks are expensive, and/or that investors are assuming a perfect presidency from Trump. But remember, we’ve talked about the massive fundamental and technical performance gap that has....More>>>
Hanger, Inc. (OTCPK:HNGR), (“HNGR”, “Hanger”, or the “Company), the largest Orthotic and Prosthetic (O&P) service provider in the United States, is mispriced due to the 2014 discovery of accounting irregularities and subsequent Q1 2016 delisting from the NYSE. Importantly, the delisting was due to the company’s failure....More>>>
Peyto (OTCPK:PEYUF) is a Canadian E&P company whose production profile is dominated by dry gas (92%). With the low price of natural gas, it has been a tough couple of years for Peyto’s shareholders. That said, the company has maintained its dividend payout through the commodity price downturn. Recently natural gas prices have recovered from their lows, but Peyto’s stock has not kept....More>>>
We’ve been following second-quarter earnings results since late May. Now the seasonal pivot has shifted, with only a few scattered companies left to release their numbers before we transition to the August cycle. That means the next wave of 10-Q filings I’ll be studying over the next few days will reflect mixed signals: four weeks that capture the second quarter that’s already....More>>>
Fidelity is home to some of the greatest stock fund managers of all time. At the top of the list is Peter Lynch, who during his tenure at Fidelity Magellan from 1977 to 1990 delivered a 29.1% annualized return. He beat out all other stock funds and bested Standard & Poors 500-stock index by an average of 13.5 percentage points per year. Since then, other stars have shone brightly, including....More>>>
It’s been a great year for stocks so it’s only natural to start looking for another one. Pay attention, and the investment prosfollowing companies the closest are already telling you where to put your money.
A USA TODAY review of estimates from Wall Street analysts collected by S&P Global Market Intelligence pinpointsthe sectors where profitand stock gains are expected to....More>>>
The crowd piled into investment-grade bonds last week as economic worries triggered an exodus out of risky assets. Reviewing the major asset classes for the week just passed through an ETF lens reveals sharply divided results. The safe-haven trade generated handsome gains for several ETFs representing broad measures of the global fixed-income realm for the five trading days through Feb. 5. Even....More>>>
When buying a home, the most important numbers for mortgage lenders are the buyer’s credit score and the buyer’s debt-to-income ratio. The first is a summary of how the buyer has been managing debt and the second indicates whether the lender can reasonably expect the borrower to be