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I Still Like the Trillion-Dollar Stocks
Becoming an Investor

I Still Like the Trillion-Dollar Stocks

Unlike the highfliers of the late 1990s, these trillionaires make tons of money.
July 29, 2021
It's a Good Time to Invest in Europe
Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

It's a Good Time to Invest in Europe

Europe is not exactly stable, but investors can feel better putting their money there.
June 24, 2021
Disrupters Are Driving the Car Market
Becoming an Investor

Disrupters Are Driving the Car Market

I was not a Tesla believer years ago, but I am now. Tesla's future looks pretty spectacular, and its stock price has lately become more attractive.
May 26, 2021
Finally, on the Brink of Dow 36,000
Markets

Finally, on the Brink of Dow 36,000

The main thrust of our book was that buying and holding a diversified stock portfolio is by far the best strategy.
April 24, 2021
Why You Should Consider Commodities
Stock Market Today

Why You Should Consider Commodities

Besides offering protection against inflation, commodities are good diversifiers in a portfolio.
March 23, 2021

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When to Give Up on a Stock
Becoming an Investor

When to Give Up on a Stock

Selling should have little to do with price. What matters is the business itself and whether it has changed for the worse.
January 27, 2021
Time to Book Some Travel Stocks
Becoming an Investor

Time to Book Some Travel Stocks

Many travel companies will revive and even thrive, so take advantage of some exceptional bargains.
December 23, 2020
James Glassman’s 10 Stock Market Picks for 2021
Becoming an Investor

James Glassman’s 10 Stock Market Picks for 2021

Chipmaker Intel, down nearly 19% in the past year, looks like an unusual tech bargain.
November 26, 2020
Investing in Uncertain Times
Investor Psychology

Investing in Uncertain Times

Trust your gut. Buy companies that you believe have terrific ideas even if you are not sure how they will work out.
October 20, 2020
Not Every Value Stock Is a Good One
Investor Psychology

Not Every Value Stock Is a Good One

As a sector, value stocks have been hammered. But there are still plenty of good deals out there — you just have to be choosy.
October 1, 2020
Finding Good Stocks in a Bad Sector
Investor Psychology

Finding Good Stocks in a Bad Sector

If you seek value among sectors that are out of favor, you may find it hard to resist small-cap stocks.
August 27, 2020
Cash In on a Housing Revolution
Markets

Cash In on a Housing Revolution

COVID-19 will change home buying for the better, in part by creating more homebodies.
July 22, 2020
I'm Still Bullish on China
Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

I'm Still Bullish on China

Political threats to China's economy are real. But they are also well known and already reflected in stock prices.
July 2, 2020
JAMES GLASSMAN: When Stocks Are Down, Grab Your Wish List
investing

JAMES GLASSMAN: When Stocks Are Down, Grab Your Wish List

Purchasing stocks when the market is hurting requires discipline. But it’s the way to get great companies at a reasonable price
June 4, 2020
FAANGs + 1: Higher Tech, Lower Risk
investing

FAANGs + 1: Higher Tech, Lower Risk

These stocks can withstand the shocks that are becoming more common in our interconnected world.
May 7, 2020
Can Rates Go Any Lower?
investing

Can Rates Go Any Lower?

Rates can go even lower than they are now. In some European and Asian nations, negative yields have prevailed for years.
April 3, 2020
Don’t Give Up on Energy Stocks
investing

Don’t Give Up on Energy Stocks

Remember the “peak oil” fears? Looks like we’ll be pulling oil and gas from the ground for decades to come.
March 6, 2020
Benjamin Graham’s Timeless Advice
investing

Benjamin Graham’s Timeless Advice

You don’t have to be a brilliant analyst like Graham to recognize the value in value today.
January 30, 2020
Luxury Stocks: Profit from Indulgence
stocks

Luxury Stocks: Profit from Indulgence

Luxury-goods houses ride high on the power of individual brands—names that evoke style, quality and endurance.
December 27, 2019
James Glassman’s Top Stock Picks for 2020
stocks

James Glassman’s Top Stock Picks for 2020

Nvidia may be the best artificial intelligence play. The stock has bounced off its June low but still offers excellent value.
November 27, 2019
Dine Out on Restaurant Stocks
investing

Dine Out on Restaurant Stocks

Although these are flush times for eating out, success for restaurants can still be elusive. The tight labor market has hit them especially hard.
October 3, 2019
The Long-Term Allure of Dividends
investing

The Long-Term Allure of Dividends

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.
October 2, 2019
Betting on Stocks Down Under
investing

Betting on Stocks Down Under

With their sound fundamentals and enticing yields, Australian stocks make logical additions to any portfolio.
August 29, 2019
Picking Stocks: It’s Okay to Go With Your Gut
investing

Picking Stocks: It’s Okay to Go With Your Gut

Investing in a Big Idea is more fun than other investing strategies, potentially more profitable and not necessarily more risky.
August 1, 2019
How—and Why—to Invest in the Dow
investing

How—and Why—to Invest in the Dow

The Dow seems to prove that a reasonably diversified portfolio of 30 stocks will perform close to the broad market.
July 3, 2019