Author: Marshall Hargrave

5 Stocks Selling for Cheap After Earnings

5 Stocks Selling for Cheap After Earnings

We’re just over halfway through the second quarter earnings season. And the numbers have been good. Perhaps too good. With nearly 80% of the companies that have reported thus far having beat Wall Street’s expectations, the market has come to expect an earnings beat from every company. As a result, just a minor earnings miss […]

Top 3 Ways to Profit From the Tax Inversion M&A Craze

Top 3 Ways to Profit From the Tax Inversion M&A Craze

Tax inversions are fueling the latest merger and acquisition craze. The euphoria surrounding tax inversions is that it allows U.S. based companies to get a lower tax rate. The U.S. corporate tax rate can be as high as 40%, which is nearly double the global average. Inversions allow U.S.-based companies to relocate via acquisitions that […]

Top 5 Stocks to Buy for Your Summer Vacation

Top 5 Stocks to Buy for Your Summer Vacation

More Americans will be looking to vacation this year than we’ve seen in years. And why not? The stock market is at all-time highs. Unemployment is down to 6.1%; the lowest level since September 2008. The jobs report from last week had the economy adding 288,000 jobs in June, versus expectations of only 215,000. Consumers […]

Top 3 Stocks to Buy This Summer

Top 3 Stocks to Buy This Summer

Everyone has heard of the saying “sell in May and go away.” The idea is that investors should sell their stocks and take the summer off because the market is relatively inactive during the summer months. But why sell? Why not buy stocks that will be solid performers during the summer? It’s true that the […]

Top 5 Stocks to Buy that Hedge Funds Own

Top 5 Stocks to Buy that Hedge Funds Own

Although only a handful of investors can afford to invest in hedge funds, all retail investors can learn from them. The hedge fund industry has some of the smartest and most successful investors. Goldman Sachs puts out a quarterly list of the most owned stocks by hedge funds. This list covers over 775 hedge funds. […]

Buy These 5 Stocks on the Market’s Overreaction

Buy These 5 Stocks on the Market’s Overreaction

The stock market can be fickle and hasty at times. Stocks often see large selloffs due to earnings misses or unforeseen events. But in many cases the selloffs are due to near-term pressure that doesn’t impact the long-term growth story. Billionaire Warren Buffett famously said that “price is what you pay, value is what you […]