With more time freed up from simplifying my business model, I plan to write a “quick thoughts” on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday now. Today, Monday, I am writing one because I have two macro pieces about half done each: We Are Now On The Peak Oil Plateau Climate Change Is Already The Biggest Investment Trend I will release these on back to back Mondays coming up. Macro pieces will be […]
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Invesco seems to be doing everything right by getting on the right side of the big trends. Will its acquisitions work out and is it a buy though?
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The oil industry has been getting pummeled for a year now. Many oil stocks are down 50% to 70%. Recency bias is preventing more investors from making a real analysis of the value of these companies. Have no doubt about it, some oil stock prices will never recover. More oil companies will go bankrupt. Mergers, and takeovers without much premium, will remove others from being publicly traded. The majors are […]
We have an opportunity to buy a solid financial stock – NOT in the dangerous banking industry – that pays over a 7% dividend. It is in a growing business and will be entering Europe soon. This is a chance to have a double to triple in total return the next 5 years or so with low risk.
Stock market corrections are about the only time to buy high quality companies at a discount. Corrections are also the best time to buy potential ten-baggers on a pullback. We were smart to allocate huge percentages to cash recently, now we need to be smart picking great companies for our portfolios. Below are two lists. The first are very high quality companies with stocks that are approaching rare bargain territory. The second list are companies that have big growth and are potential ten-baggers over the next decade on this pullback.
When the stock market is choppy, unless you are a skilled technical trader, your best bet is to set several GTC orders to tune up your portfolio and then, go do something fun or productive. Setting the limit orders at favorable prices eliminates the emotional aspect of trading. All of the orders I am entering have to do with sustainability or the “smart everything world.” That is where the future lies and where most of the leadership lies long-term.
Utilities are priced for perfection and about to enter a heavy capital spend cycle as they build out renewable energy and the smart grid. Buy stocks in companies that utilities will have to spend with. Sustainability does not have to mean higher risk.
Alphabet (GOOG) is facing regulatory hurdles and some challenges to its core advertising revenues. Google’s dominance in search is unlikely to end anytime soon though and they will adjust their model as necessary. Also, the incubator is warming with “baby Googles” ready to enter the world over the next decade as “dividends” to shareholders.