Investors tend to seek growth when allocating capital, particularly when considering what bonds yield right now. Accordingly, many emerging markets stocks are seeing an uptick in investor interest, given the growth rates of these markets relative to the developed world. Accordingly, influential institutions, including BlackRock, agree that there are legitimate reasons to invest in emerging markets
The conversation surrounding which dividend stocks to buy and which to avoid centers on a wobbly economy. The failures of banks including Silvergate Capital (NYSE:SI), Silicon Valley Bank (NASDAQ:SIVB), and Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) sent shockwaves rippling through the financial system. As a result, the potential for a financial crisis a-la 2008/2009 remains high. The FDIC has stepped in, and things appear calm, for
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell addresses reporters after the Fed raised its target interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point, during a news conference at the Federal Reserve Building in Washington, February 1, 2023. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates Wednesday by a quarter point,
It’s been a bumpy ride for investors of China-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Nio (NYSE:NIO) over the past year. Some data points indicate that a rebound in NIO stock might be coming, but don’t jump to any conclusions. If Nio is spending much more money than it’s generating, this will make it difficult for the company
Amongst investors, sentiment for Lucid Group (NASDAQ:LCID) has clearly swung back to bearish. However, among the Wall Street analyst community, opinions on LCID stock differ. Sure, some sell-side analysts have downgraded the electric vehicle maker’s shares recently. Many other analysts, though, have maintained bullish ratings on the stock, but have reduced their price targets. With
The wavering market is setting up potential breakout stocks for savvy investors. The S&P 500 exchange-traded fund (NYSE:SPY) retreated from its Feb. 2023 peak to gain only 1.98% for the year-to-date. The lack of direction sent the less followed stocks to close near a 52-week low. Cautious investors may take a while before they realize
The recent banking crisis has pushed Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) to new multi-year lows. At current prices, BAC stock hasn’t been this cheap since late 2020. Compared to this leading financial institution’s forecasted 2023 earnings ($3.45 per share), as well as its book value ($30.61 per share), I can see why many contrarian investors are
Peruse the Internet for investment guidance and you’re likely to hear the adage that you shouldn’t consider stocks to sell when faced with volatility. Rather, you should buy up assets and securities when there’s blood on the streets. To be honest, it sounds bold and daring and something that alpha males do. However, blind adherence