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James K. Glassman is a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. His most recent book is Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence.
It's difficult to lock down the absolute best stocks to buy for any year – but 2020 could be particularly challenging.
For one, 2019's run-up has lifted stocks to sky-high prices only seen a handful ...
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Nvidia may be the best artificial intelligence play. The stock has bounced off its June low but still offers excellent value.
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Although these are flush times for eating out, success for restaurants can still be elusive. The tight labor market has hit them especially hard.
With their sound fundamentals and enticing yields, Australian stocks make logical additions to any portfolio.
Investing in a Big Idea is more fun than other investing strategies, potentially more profitable and not necessarily more risky.
The Dow seems to prove that a reasonably diversified portfolio of 30 stocks will perform close to the broad market.
When markets are choppy, bonds add ballast to your portfolio, offering stability no matter what interest rates do.
Emerging-markets stocks have been beaten up so badly that they are a good value now.
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The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index has returned an annualized 18.3% over the past 10 years, compared with 17.1% for the S&P 500.
Index funds benefit investors in other ways besides low fees. Trading expenses and tax consequences are minimal.
When times are tough, people are still willing to spend a buck to be amused.
If nothing serious has gone
wrong with the company,
consider a stock decline
a buying opportunity.
Making money in stocks amid an uncertain market (see our 2019 outlook) will require careful choices. It will be difficult to top the revenue and earnings growth rates in 2019, for instance, and economic ...
I am making a contrarian pick:
the New York Times. The industry
is said to be dead. But the
Times is figuring out how to make money.
Owning gold or oil — or both — can even out the volatility of a stock-heavy portfolio.
Rogers, a deep believer in the power of value stocks, says “It’s fun to be different,” he says. It’s been profitable, too.
Looking at today’s booming economy, the question is not whether it is good but whether you think it is going to get better.