When you’re looking for companies to invest in, those with plenty of free cash flow are a great option. Why are these such popular stocks to buy? That cash flow means the companies tend to be in good financial shape. In addition, having free cash flow means they have the flexibility to make moves as…

Growth stocks, which took a back seat to their value counterparts from January through May of this year, have been bouncing back in the past month. For example, the S&P SPDR 500 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:SPYG) is up 5% in the past month, compared to a 3% loss for the S&P SPDR 500 Value ETF (NYSEARCA:SPYV). …

We knew e-commerce was booming during the pandemic. And we knew that many Americans would be changing their buying habits. I’ m not sure that many investors would have been willing to bet on the resurgence of in-person shopping. But the recent growth in retail stocks is changing that narrative. As earnings season is showing,…