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These stocks can withstand the shocks that are becoming more common in our interconnected world.
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Rates can go even lower than they are now. In some European and Asian nations, negative yields have prevailed for years.
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Remember the “peak oil” fears? Looks like we’ll be pulling oil and gas from the ground for decades to come.
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You don’t have to be a brilliant analyst like Graham to recognize the value in value today.
Luxury-goods houses ride high on the power of individual brands—names that evoke style, quality and endurance.
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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.
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.
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Investing in a Big Idea is more fun than other investing strategies, potentially more profitable and not necessarily more risky.
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The Dow seems to prove that a reasonably diversified portfolio of 30 stocks will perform close to the broad market.
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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.
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Index funds benefit investors in other ways besides low fees. Trading expenses and tax consequences are minimal.
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When times are tough, people are still willing to spend a buck to be amused.
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If nothing serious has gone
wrong with the company,
consider a stock decline
a buying opportunity.
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.