With the shifting of market fortunes over the past year, we’ve seen a major rotation. Growth stocks are out. Meanwhile, investors have gravitated to value and dividend stocks. That’s an entirely logical reaction, as these sorts of stocks tend to hold up better during bear markets and recessions. However, the rush of money into these…

While virtually every sector suffered a massive decline in business activity, the most conspicuous devastation occurred in the travel industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, air passenger revenue miles dropped a staggering 96% between February and May of 2020. At the time, very few investors — if any — were thinking about…

Many investors often break their portfolio into separate baskets, such as core holdings versus non-core holdings. Core holdings, including dividend stocks, are often considered to be the best available companies to own as their competitive advantages have set them apart from their peers. These are the stocks investors plan to hold forever. These types of…

Peruse business media and more often than not, you’ll find yourself inundated with stories about inflation. Naturally, with the highest levels in government focusing on one threat, it’s probably not safe to go against the grain. Still, when seemingly everyone is betting on the same horse, it tempts the case for contrarian stocks to buy.…

General Electric (NYSE:GE) remains a hotly contested name. The bears hate this company, while the bulls see opportunity in GE stock. To be fair, both groups have merits to their argument.  Source: testing / Shutterstock.com For bears, General Electric has seen a large decline in its financial health over the years. Its balance sheet has…

The end of May brought another positive headline for Palantir (NYSE:PLTR). The big data analytics company inked a $111 million follow-up contract with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). However, despite this news,  the recent performance of PLTR stock has not been impressive. Source: Ascannio / Shutterstock.com Regular readers of my columns know how…