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Recommending homebuilders’ stocks isn’t the contrarian call it used to be. Now the concern is that they might be overvalued. But I think they still have room to run.
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Energy stocks that have performed poorly in recent years have now started to perk up. Buy some, but don’t go nuts.
If tariffs soar, the economy will take a hit. But firms that don't rely as much on global trade will be harmed less than those that do.
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Investors are just
realizing that you don’t
earn an average of
10% annually without
taking some risk and
suffering some pain.
See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Saving for Retirement
Investments in crops, metals, energy, currencies and other tangible things tend to go up when stocks and bonds go down.
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Warning signs are flashing, but no one has the slightest idea when a bull market -- or a bear market, for that matter -- will end.
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If you're ready, you need to employ a cautious strategy.
See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Smart Buying
Columnist James K. Glassman consults with experts from top funds and firms to identify 10 stocks to that should outperform the S&P 500.
See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Tech Stocks
China has created the most successful economic revolution the world has ever seen, and it still has room to grow.
See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets
Star fund managers are a vanishing breed, but I still think they offer value to the investor.
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Wanting to put your money in firms that follow certain ideals is laudable, sure. But it's not as straightforward as it used to be.
Standard & Poor's 500-stock index has never recorded a loss over any 20-year period.
See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Economic Forecasts | Making Your Money Last
We’re heading back to the old normal. The Fed is raising interest rates as the economy approaches full employment and inflation picks up.
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Department-store stocks have lost one-fifth of their value in the past five years, while the overall stock market has nearly doubled.
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It's not like there aren't risks out there, but the smart strategy is to stay in stocks, and stay diversified.
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With Donald Trump's election, the yield on U.S. bonds has risen dramatically. That spells opportunity for bond investors.
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Trump’s election has provided emerging markets with an unexpected benefit: a stronger dollar, which makes foreign goods even cheaper here.