It’s not uncommon to find growth stocks trading at a valuation premium. The markets assign this premium based on the growth outlook and the technology differentiation factor. However, even dividend stocks or blue-chip stocks command a premium as compared to broad market valuations. The reasons here include robust dividends, value creation through repurchases, and clear…

The best blue-chip stocks under $20 that look attractive for the long term may be hard to ferret out but are worth it. Whether from a desire to find multi-bagger names among penny stocks or to have a diversified portfolio even with limited funds, it’s common for retail investors to seek low-priced stocks. Fortunately, low…

Cheap blue-chip stocks under $15 can be rare finds. Typically since financially sound firms with recognizable names have histories of strong performance and often include dividends, their prices tend to be higher.  But that isn’t exclusively the case. Although they usually trade near or above $100, cheap blue-chip stocks under $15 can be found. That’s…

Mutual funds offer a lot of advantages to investors, particularly for retail investors who may have limited time, a low appetite for risk and only a passing knowledge of how the stock market works. People wanting to put away their hard-earned money for retirement often choose these investment vehicles because they provide exposure to a…

With gold under-performing in the last few months, even the best gold stocks have been sideways to lower. However, the sentiment for gold seems to be changing. There are growing concerns related to inflation. It’s very likely that the current inflationary trend in the United States is not transitionary in nature. Gold finally seems to…

We’re all quick to analyze stocks to buy at face value without ever considering how they generate revenue. But that’s a critical oversight. Not only is it important for investors to understand how their holdings make revenue in the present, it’s also important for investors to know how they plan to do so in the…

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…

Known as the second-largest gold producer globally, Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) is a Canadian-based mining house that has experienced notable change over the past three years—which could result in significant upside for GOLD stock. Source: allstars / Shutterstock.com Barrick stock has lost nearly a third of its value since this time last year. The reasons are…

October has been a choppy month so far, forcing long-term investors to seek potentially safer assets, such as gold and silver stocks. Over the past month, the , while the  and . As a result, tailwinds for gold and silver stocks have become strong. After all, as most InvestorPlace.com readers probably know, gold typically has a low…

Commodity prices keep rising amid various supply chain disruptions. That’s causing panic buying of raw materials. As a result, many commodity stocks have reported strong numbers in their recent earnings reports, and banking analysts seem to think that inflationary prices will continue to drive earnings higher. I’d argue that there’s an added dynamic to many…

Given the incredible advancements of modern technologies, it’s no surprise that many analysts and investors regard precious metals as barbaric relics that serve little relevance. On some levels, I can appreciate their point. Buying gold stocks might seem like going for a bunt in a baseball game. Let’s face it — people are paying money…

It’s the nature of big money to flow from one asset class to another. Similarly, within equities, funds flow from overvalued or overbought stocks to underperforming stocks. Of course, there has to be a fundamental factor that backs the reversal. It’s also worth noting that the S&P 500 Index trades at a cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings-ratio…

Without a doubt, a portfolio should be overweight with companies that have strong fundamentals. In a bull market, these stocks provide healthy returns with the comfort of protection from capital erosion. However, there are several benefits that come with owning a small bag of penny stocks. First and foremost, a good number of penny stocks…

June this year has been gold’s worst month since November 2016, as the precious metal went down 7% to $1,779 an ounce, with mining and exploration stocks following suit with a 16% drop, according to the NYSEArca Gold Bugs index. Source: allstars / Shutterstock.com The Financial Times reports that stronger dollar and rising bond yields…

If bullishness begets more bullishness, then you would assume that the current market setup is perfect for further gains. With the benchmark S&P 500 near all-time highs, along with the novel coronavirus pandemic fading steadily into the rearview mirror, confidence appears to be back. I hope so. But just in case, you might want to…

There are different ways to get exposure to precious metals. Sure, you can own physical bullion – but you can also invest in Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) as GOLD stock is strongly correlated with the yellow metal’s price movements. Source: allstars / Shutterstock.com Here’s something you’re probably heard: the Federal Reserve called inflation “transitory.” If you’re a…

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Inflation fears are one of the largest driving forces of the stock market right now. Consumers, politicians and analysts alike are all torn on the scope of inflation and how severely its impact will be felt. While some are brushing these fears off, many others are gearing up for things to get worse before they…

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