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Looking at today’s booming economy, the question is not whether it is good but whether you think it is going to get better.
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Small-cap stocks tend to move in cycles, and we look to be on the rising side of one.
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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.
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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.
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Columnist James K. Glassman consults with experts from top funds and firms to identify 10 stocks to that should outperform the S&P 500.
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China has created the most successful economic revolution the world has ever seen, and it still has room to grow.
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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.
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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.
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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