Stocks to buy

The world of consumer discretionary stocks can be tricky. It is full of highly cyclical businesses that can take a sudden turn in either direction. Often when you least expect it. This is why it is of utmost importance to pick companies that expose you to both the cyclical nature of a discretionary name, and
Some fintech disruptors in the stock market are looking to disrupt the future of finance. These companies are leveraging cutting-edge technology to revolutionize how individuals invest, trade, and manage their finances. By harnessing artificial intelligence, machine learning algorithms, and more, they should also be at the front of investors’ minds. Investing in these companies not
Thestart of February saw a bit of a deja vu for regional bank stocks, with New York Community Bank (NYSE:NYCB) shares crashing. Capital One (NYSE:COF) also announced plans to merge with Discover Financials (NYSE:DFS), underscoring the continued industry consolidation. However, periods of volatility often create opportunities. Following the acquisition, speculation of further deals involving other
The allure of risk-averse stocks remains as pronounced as ever, given the current headwinds facing the stock market. This volatile environment and economic indicators clouded by uncertainty pave the way for an investment strategy rooted in caution yet poised for growth. Drawing insights from the GuruFocus Screener, I have handpicked a collection of stocks with
While analyst sentiment isn’t the “be all, end all” of due diligence, retail traders should pay attention when consensus picks out a promising stock. Contrarian trades, or going against analyst forecasts, are sometimes lucrative when given enough conviction and research. Still, riding momentum driven by strong ratings of promising stocks is one of the best
As excitement builds, U.S. federal agencies are looking to revise cannabis regulations. Support for cannabis legalization has surged to unprecedented levels, which bodes incredibly well for cannabis stocks. A Gallup survey in November last year revealed that a staggering 70% of Americans advocate for cannabis legalization, marking a historic high in public sentiment. This sentiment
Fundamentally, the bullish case for acquiring stalwart stocks is a simple one. It’s effectively Wall Street’s version of befriending the biggest, meanest schoolyard bully. We’ve all been in this situation before. As kids, we typically grow at a similar rate to our classmates. However, some kids are built differently, like they’re destined to play middle
The U.S. economy is showing promise for a positive future with a potential productivity boom. Recent data suggests increased productivity due to technological advancements, lower inflation, a surge in innovative entrepreneurship and hybrid work models. This trend could lead to sustained economic growth, higher wages and other positive outcomes. Although confidence may take time to
Despite markets continuing at record highs, Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) Investment Management still identifies investment opportunities within long-term stocks. According to its recent filings, the respected investment house perceives potential upside in interesting companies, increasing holdings. The top 5 Charles Schwab stocks include Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) and Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) stakes. These
Some growth stocks have reported exceptional earnings that have investors excited about future earnings reports. While some companies report high revenue and rising net losses, others can grow their top and bottom lines. It’s possible to find companies achieving double-digit year-over-year revenue growth that also have high net profit margins. Pinpointing these investments before they