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"In the investing blog, I seek to help you take sound investment decisions free from emotion by sharing my objective insights on markets, sectors, and companies."
Sam Subramanian PhD, MBA, Editor, AlphaProfit MoneyMatters

US Stock Market Forecast for 2019

The US stock market is struggling to hold above the flat-line in 2018 after being up double-digits at the end of the third quarter. Investors are now worried about a global economic slowdown ending the bullish phase of the US stock market. What is AlphaProfit’s US stock market forecast for 2019? The US economy has fared well in… Read More »

S&P 500 quarterly earnings: Second quarter earnings outlook for sectors and stocks

Earnings reports are an important factor affecting stock prices. The S&P 500 quarterly earnings parade starts in a few weeks. How is the 2nd quarter earnings outlook shaping up for different sectors and stocks? The S&P 500 companies are set to report their second-quarter earnings reports in a few weeks. During the first quarter, S&P 500 quarterly earnings… Read More »

Sector Funds

Sector funds are mutual funds that focus their equity investments within a specific sector or industry of the economy. Several investment companies such as Fidelity Investments, ICON Funds, ProFunds, Rydex Investments, and Vanguard Group offer sector- and industry-specific mutual funds. Some sector funds cover broad sectors, such as information technology or health care. Fidelity Select Technology (Nasdaq: FSPTX)… Read More »

New ETF and Mutual Fund Recommendations

The Fidelity and ETF Core and Focus model portfolios have gained at annualized rates of 14.5% and 17.7%, respectively since 1994. The model portfolios will be repositioned with new mutual fund and ETF recommendations on Tuesday, December 31. Learn more about AlphaProfit's Free and Premium Service investment newsletters.