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Education Services and Online Colleges With the S&P 500 up 79% from the March 2009 bottom, one strategy to score home runs is to follow contrarian investors and look for best stocks in beaten down or out-of-favor sectors. In the first part of this two-part article, I outlined two ideas for contrarian investors: Medical devices with Medtronic (MDT)… Read More »
Comments on Federal Reserve’s policy made by Chairman Ben Bernanke at Jackson Hole, WY on August 27 have recently had a major influence on the course of stock and commodity prices. Bernanke acknowledged high unemployment levels, slow growth, and tight credit availability are restraining growth in household spending. He added that the Federal Reserve would engage in another… Read More »
Certain industries or groups, at times, get hit hard providing venturesome contrarian investors opportunities to earn outsized profits. Contrary investors with the courage and conviction to get into automotive and retailing shares at the depth of the Great Recession have made it out like a bandit. Fidelity Select Automotive Fund (FSAVX) and SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) are… Read More »
The past 45 days have brought about an abrupt change in the markets. After being in a phase of never-wanting-to-go-down from February through April, markets around the globe have turned south in a hurry. Steep losses in equity prices since late April have put most of the markets around the world in the red for the year. In… Read More »
Investing Options, Asset Allocation, and more … Emerging markets ETFs and mutual funds declined 67% from their 2007 peak to their trough in 2008 and have recovered strongly since then. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM) needs to advance just 22% to scale back to its 2007 high. While developed foreign markets suffered slightly less than… Read More »
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) has lost over 550 points or 5.2% in the last three days. This loss has pushed the popular benchmark to a 2.5% loss for the year. The sharp decline has been enough to inject fear into some investors. The volatility index ($VIX), a measure of investor fear, is up 55% in just… Read More »
Uncle Sam responded to a ‘once-in-a-generation’ type of global economic crisis in 2008 with near-zero interest rates, rapid money supply expansion, and gargantuan fiscal stimulus. Now comes the harder part of timing the orderly removal of these measures. If the measures are withdrawn too soon, the recovery could be derailed and the economy can recede. If the measures… Read More »
With the stock markets taking a breather, calls that the worst for U. S. equities is yet to come are growing louder. Bearish calls usually cite the possibility of a collapsing dollar, rising inflation, or plunging commercial real estate values. In recent weeks, corporate takeover activity has intensified. Disney (DIS) will fork out $4 billion to purchase Marvel… Read More »
During the past month, world equity prices as measured by the MSCI World Index are up 10.1%. Markets in the developed nations have performed essentially comparably to those in emerging markets. From a regional perspective, equity prices in Eastern Europe have led the way while those in North America have lagged. In the U. S., small cap stocks… Read More »
Year 2009 has been a good one for investors in emerging markets. Since bottoming on November 20, 2008, the MSCI Barra Emerging Market Index is up 84%. Equity prices in Brazil, Russia, India, and China or the BRIC nations are up a higher 93%. Off-late, equity prices in Eastern Europe are up strongly and trying to catch up… Read More »
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