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As ESG Investing Expands, the Themes Top Stocks Come IntoFocus

With all the talk of trade war, recessions, inverted yield curves and negative interest rates in August and the start of September, many investors have every right to feel duped. …

4 Stocks That Both Top Hedge Funds and Mutual Funds Have Loaded UpOn

To say that Wall Street portfolio managers tend to talk among themselves is probably an understatement, as those in the industry tend to mingle professionally and socially. However, since hedge …

Should Nervous Investors Be Looking to High-Yield ETFsNow?

Even after a more than 10-year bull market and with stock markets still not too far off all-time highs, there is plenty for investors to worry about: increased volatility, disappointing …

US Stocks Starting to Trade Just as Badly as Chinese Shares on Tariff and Trade WarNews

Having tariffs in a trade dispute is one thing. To impose tariffs on top of other tariffs as retaliation is quite simply a trade war. The major stock indexes were …

10 Lessons of Sanity From Warren Buffett During InsaneMarkets

There have been many concerns in the stock market and bond market in the second half of 2019. It is important to keep in mind that the major U.S. stock …

Goldman Sachs Finds 5 Top Stocks Mutual Funds Have Loaded UpOn

To say that mutual fund portfolio managers tend to follow the herd is an incredible understatement, and it always has been. While publicly they sometimes seem reticent to discuss their …

12 ETFs to Avoid a Stock Market Crash in 2019 and Maybe Even Profit FromIt!

The current raging bull market may be more than 10 years old, but multiple scares along the way have unnerved many investors. As the fourth quarter of 2018 was a …

As Berkshire Hathaway Keeps Buying Other Stocks, Financial Dominance Becomes MoreObvious

Warren Buffett may be getting older every year, but he and the giant Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have remained acquirers of public stocks for years. The conglomerate could even …

More Proof That Geopolitical Uncertainty Is Good forGold

People buy gold for many reasons. While hedging against inflation or the value of a single currency can be powerful influences on gold demand, it seems that geopolitical uncertainty can …

Why Warren Buffett Doubled Down on BofA Even More Over WellsFargo

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) already was one of the top equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). The position originally dates back to a preferred share private …

Innovation Shares Launches New Legalized Marijuana ETF as Lowest-CostOption

The current market for legalized marijuana already has grown into the billions, and many sources are calling for exponential growth in the coming decade. With the rise of so many …

Why ESG Investing May Become Problematic With Overlaps andRedundancy

The bull market is now well over 10 years old, and the major equity indexes recently hit all-time highs. This is a time when investors should be considering how they …

Did Massive ETF Inflows in Stocks, Bonds & Gold Mark a Summer Top in All 3 AssetClasses?

More and more cash is going to work into the financial markets. The problem with that statement is that the money is being put to work in all of the …

Weekly Recap & Major Analyst Calls, Looking Backwards & Forwards for 2019 in 10Minutes

Somehow, the second quarter of 2019 has come to an end and the year is now half way over. It also appears that the snap-back rally after the Sell in …

FTSE Russell Rebalance Act for 2019 Is Huge for Recent Post-IPOStocks

Its late in June, and that means another annual wave of index reconstitutions by FTSE Russell. This is something that many investors already have made changes around, but what will …