Editors Note: There is a certain group of overlooked stocks that thrive off extreme market conditions like the ones we're experiencing. Make no mistake - the crash in growth and tech stocks is no passing blip. A new decade of Value has already begun and the window of opportunity to capture returns of 200%, 300%... possibly more…. is closing fast. It's a once in a generation opportunity that cou... ››› more
First world countries are suddenly dealing with higher inflation than in third world countries!
In the US for instance inflation is currently at 8.5%.
It hasn't been above 4% since 2009. And in the past 25 years it's never been above 6%.
And now inflation is the highest it's been in 40 years!
But it's not just the US that's seeing inflation speed up. The UK, Australia, Canada and much ... ››› more
Most retail investors have never heard of Walter Schloss…
But he racked up one of the best investment records in history over his 40year career as an investor.
It's a record, few have managed to beat!
After all, he managed to compound his investments 16% year on year from 1955 till he died in 2012.
And it was why Warren Buffett named him one of the great “Super-Investors”!
So ... ››› more
US bond markets recently went into inversion. This is when short-term interest rates are higher than long-term interest rates.
And what this can mean is a recession is around the corner. In this case, markets are anticipating a recession sometime in the next 6 to 24 months.
But, even if you don't look at such a “technical” indicator, it should be clear the risk of recession is high.
T... ››› more
It's been a tough start for equity markets this year. Last night the Dow fell more than 600 points, which is the worst decline yet in 2022. And that's saying something. As I warned in November last year (near record highs for the tech-heavy Nasdaq) higher inflation numbers will put pressure on growth stocks.
The Nasdaq composite fell another -2.9% last night. That means the index is now down -1... ››› more
The S&P 500 is arguably the most popular stock Index.
It contains the companies most widely owned by individual investors.
It also accounts for roughly 80% of the overall value of the stock market in the US.
And it's been a boon for investors who have held in their portfolio over the past decade.
But the era of high returns could be ending.
Let me explain…
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US inflation just hit a 30 year high. And the US is not the only country experiencing rising prices. The EU, as well as the UK, have also seen the price of goods and services rising.
There are many reasons for this: Supply chains were disrupted by the pandemic; oil prices are high; demand has increased due to stimulus; wages are rising… the list goes on.
But the big question every inve... ››› more
If you type in ‘value investing' in Google, you'll find numerous articles claiming “value investing is dead”.
It's no surprise investors feel this way.
Growth stocks like the tech superstars have by far been the biggest winners in recent years - significantly outperforming their value peers.
With the continuous advancements in technology, you'd expect growth stocks to continue th... ››› more
Chances are you know of Warren Buffett.
But do you know Buffett's right-hand man, Charlie Munger?
Most people are familiar with Munger from his association with Buffett.
For 50-plus years, Munger has been the vice chairman at Berkshire Hathaway. And his eye for great investments has helped Buffett grow Berkshire into a $514 billion investment giant today.
But I don't want to talk a... ››› more
Let me be clear…
The investment I'm about to introduce to you is not for everyone.
It can be risky.
But if you're willing to take the risk, there's a handsome payoff for you!
In fact, history shows you could make you a +27% over the next 12 months.
The investment I'm talking about is…
If you’re not familiar, value stocks are compan... ››› more
If you own income investments like…
• High yield dividend stocks
• Money-market or bond investments
• Preference shares
• Savings accounts
Then the investment tool I'm about to introduce to you, can play an essential part in helping you achieve your long term income goal.
Outperf... ››› more
In 1954, 24-year-old Warren Buffett received a phone call that would ultimately change his life.
The person on the other line offered Buffett a job in New York City and he accepted without asking about the salary.
It was arguably the smartest - and most profitable - decision he ever made.
That's because Buffett knew the man who had just employed him. A man he studied under at Columbia Uni... ››› more
23 years ago, two brothers, David and Tom Gardner, founded and built one of the world's greatest investment communities - The Motley Fool.
Reaching millions of people every month through a website, books and the newspaper, they give independent financial and investment ideas to help ordinary investors make a lot of money.
But these brothers are more than this.
They've published best-selli... ››› more
Mention Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart and Johnson & Johnson and the first thing that might come to mind is…
They're some of the biggest and leading companies in the world.
They're popular brands around most parts of the world.
And they've made plenty of savvy investors very wealthy.
For example, A R10,000 investment into J&J shares in 1970 would be worth in the millions today.
And if y... ››› more
In the early 1970s, companies like Coca-Cola, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsi and 46 others soared on the stock market. These companies were dubbed the “Nifty-Fifty”.
In simple terms, the “Nifty-Fifty” were a group of premier growth stocks that became market darlings in the early 1970s. All of these stocks had proven growth records, continual increases in dividends and high market caps.
... ››› more
Today I'm going to introduce you to a new way of thinking about companies.
As an avid reader of Money Morning, you've probably heard the terms: “Value investing” and “growth investing” before… And, if you haven't, don't worry, I will quickly recap what each strategy entails.
But, today we're going to go one step further. I'm going to show you a simple hybrid approach - what I cal... ››› more
As an investor it can be difficult to pick a strategy that works for you. You often hear of value, growth contrarian or momentum strategies.
But which strategy is deemed the best? Or, which is the most likely to help you pick greats stocks, with good returns?
There's no straight answer to these questions. However, one investor has created a successful formula by analysing different investm... ››› more
Surprisingly enough, despite all the ecconomic and political unrest, deepest Africa could be the SAFEST and MOST PROFITABLE place in the world for your money. Investment expert Francois Joubert explains...
Since 1970 there have been around 147 revolutions around the world. 42 of these revolutions have taken place in Africa. Since 2010 alone there have been civil wars and coup d'état'... ››› more
Penny stocks give you the opportunity to uncover a future corporate giant.
But investing in penny stocks comes with risks. You could just as easily end up investing in a dud if you're not careful.
So how can you increase the chances of uncovering a future penny stock winner?
Read on to find out…
The benefits of investing in penny stocks
While penny stocks come with their risks,... ››› more
Over many years, the economy follows cycles. Generally speaking, there are four main stages of the economic cycle.
The economy's performance has a bearing on the performance of different stocks. And you can use this to your advantage by investing in different sectors depending on what stage of the economic cycle we're in.
Let's take a closer look at how you can do this…
Where to inve... ››› more
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