With inflation easing, and the chances of the Federal Reserve pivoting on interest rate hikes, a stock market comeback could be starting to take shape. There are many ways to play this, but you may want to focus on bargain stocks instead of diving into meme stocks or even more established growth stocks. Why? According to…

The best retirement stocks for investors over 50 have reliability in common. Retirement stocks come in a few flavors, but the best retirement stocks for investors over 50 provide a mix of growth, stability and income. First, you want growth because you’ve probably got more than 30 more years of life expectancy, and you can’t…

The coronavirus pandemic combined with the rise of stock trading apps led to a sharp increase in the number of retail traders. Much has been written about these new investors — many of whom are younger than your typical investor — the types of investments they are interested in, and their risk tolerance. If you’re…

If we look at stocks to buy for the long term, the energy sector is likely to remain an important focal point for investors. A report by International Energy Agency indicates that the world is facing its first “truly global energy crisis.” Geopolitical factors remain the key reason for this situation. The European Union embargo…

I’m tasked with providing readers with some of the final top stock picks of the year. It’s been brutal for some S&P 500 stocks in 2022. Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN) has lost nearly 70% of its value, while others such as Warren Buffet’s big play, Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY), is up nearly 130% heading into December. Thus, plenty of stocks…

Undervalued blue-chip stocks are a little easier to find in the midst of the current bear market. There are bargains to be found for investors who can stomach short-term volatility. The broad-based decline in equities this year means that some of the best-run and most dominant companies in the U.S. are undervalued and trading at…

When Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) posted operating earnings growth of 20%, this reaffirmed how well Warren Buffett and its team manage the conglomerate. The company benefited from impressive net income from its insurance investment, as sell as surging profits from its utility and energy holdings. With these strong operating earnings, Berkshire has been able to improve…

Navigating the stock market is a difficult task for the inexperienced. The first step in making a successful trade is understanding how prices work and what they represent. However, one of the best approaches you can take is seeking out high-upside stocks. It is a value investing approach. A good value investor looks for companies…

Great investment ideas can be found in many ways, and one place you may want look is the list of stocks owned by Wall Street’s richest people. The most successful hedge fund managers, private equity titans and even the financiers who now only manage their own capital can be a resource as you make new…

Immortalized in the film The Big Short, Dr. Michael J. Burry, the famed contrarian investor who currently runs Scion Asset Management, is known to ruffle more than a few feathers on Wall Street. What makes him distinct among other noisemakers is that Burry made a massive bet against the housing boom of the 2000s, instantly…

Today has been a very red day for the overall market. For energy stocks, this downside move has been more pronounced. Accordingly, many investors may be asking the question: Why are oil stocks down today? Source: FreezeFrames / Shutterstock.com As with any sector-specific move, there’s usually more than one catalyst at play. For energy companies…

When it comes to stocks, I tend to be a glass-half-full kind of person, which is why I don’t often write about stocks to sell.  Alas, you can run, but you can’t hide. So I’ve been asked to come up with 10 names I feel investors ought to jettison before they crash and burn.  What…

Energy prices may be pulling back, as investors absorb the Federal Reserve’s possible faster-than-expected shift in its monetary policy. But, the recovery rally we’ve seen with oil and gas stocks may be far from over. At least, based on the increase in $100 price targets for the price of crude oil. Why are energy market…

This past year, energy stocks were swept up in the wild market gyrations caused by Covid-19. For better and for worse, global supply chain disruptions and unfortunate events bolstered demand in the sector and then took it away. But as we recover from the pandemic, it may be time to reconsider this market segment. First,…