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4 Reasons To Buy Walmart Stock – Peter Cohan

Back in February, Walmart -- in which I have no financial interest reported disappointing numbers and its stock tumbled. I saw four reasons to buy its stock its shift to eCommerce, economies of scale, investment in its people, and a not outrageous valuation.Since then Walmart stock has risen 8.8% to $99.54. But after reporting a beat … Continue reading 4 Reasons To Buy Walmart Stock – Peter Cohan

Why The Bull Market Could End in 2020 – Ben Levisohn

All of us, at some point, must confront our mortality. So, too, must investors prepare for the demise of a bull market that began in the depths of the financial crisis in 2009. Yes, predictions of the end of this record run have been made before—and have been proved wrong. The rally has so far … Continue reading Why The Bull Market Could End in 2020 – Ben Levisohn

Here’s How Stocks Perform After Every Midterm Election Since World War II – Stephen McBride

As you likely know from the lawn signs dotting American neighborhoods, midterm elections take place this Tuesday. If the polls are correct, President Trump and Republicans are in big trouble. There’s an 85% chance Democrats will seize control of the House of Representatives from Republicans, according to statistical analysis firm FiveThirtyEight. This is causing bigtime … Continue reading Here’s How Stocks Perform After Every Midterm Election Since World War II – Stephen McBride

Bridgewater’s New Brain: A Millennial Woman Is Blazing To The Top Of The World’s Largest Hedge Fund – Nathan Vardi

In August, Karen Karniol-Tambour warned that the U.S. stock market was priced for perfection, making it vulnerable to the sort of sell-off that took place in October. While convinced that in the long term investors need more exposure to Chinese markets, as of late October she wasn’t bullish about China for the short term, either. … Continue reading Bridgewater’s New Brain: A Millennial Woman Is Blazing To The Top Of The World’s Largest Hedge Fund – Nathan Vardi

Late-Day Selloff Sends Stocks To 5-Month Low; Key Technical Levels Breached – JJ Kinahan

Yesterday it was FAANGs to the rescue. Today, they didn’t show up to give the market a lift, and stocks fell sharply to new five-month lows in another Wednesday washout.  Selling seemed to accelerate in the last hour, wiping out all of the market’s gains for the year and taking the S&P 500 Index down … Continue reading Late-Day Selloff Sends Stocks To 5-Month Low; Key Technical Levels Breached – JJ Kinahan

Why Verizon Has Been A Buy Since July – Richard Henry Suttmeier

It has been a member of the “Dogs of the Dow” since 2018 when the stock closed at $52.93. The stock ended 2017 with a Dow-best 4.49%. Today it’s in second place with a dividend yield of 4.41%. The stock began the second half of 2018 at $50.31 and became a buy at my semiannual … Continue reading Why Verizon Has Been A Buy Since July – Richard Henry Suttmeier

Why Goldman Sachs’s Marriage Of Marcus And Investment Management Makes Sense – Antoine Gara

When Goldman Sachs unveiled its Marcus personal lending and savings platform two years ago, the move was hailed as the investment bank's push into a far less glamorous, even boring corner of finance. Famous for it's dominance as a trading house and a banker to the world's largest companies, Goldman bet big on Marcus as a digital-first … Continue reading Why Goldman Sachs’s Marriage Of Marcus And Investment Management Makes Sense – Antoine Gara

Are The Stock Markets Too High To Start Investing? Why Market Timing Is Not A Prudent Strategy – Mark Eghrari

A basic principle of investing – for any type of investment – is to buy low and sell high. Until recently the stock market had steadily climbed to an all-time high level; to many the subsequent dip is a clear sign that the market is too high to start investing. In fact, many think now … Continue reading Are The Stock Markets Too High To Start Investing? Why Market Timing Is Not A Prudent Strategy – Mark Eghrari

The Stock Market Is Shrinking. That’s a Problem for Everyone – Jeff Sommer

The American stock market has been shrinking. It’s been happening in slow motion — so slow you may not even have noticed. But by now the change is unmistakable: The market is half the size of its mid-1990s peak, and 25 percent smaller than it was in 1976. “This is troubling for the economy, for … Continue reading The Stock Market Is Shrinking. That’s a Problem for Everyone – Jeff Sommer

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