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Value Investing

BKE is down more than -27% since Thanksgiving. Is it an opportunity, or a warning?

Within the scope of long-term investing, there are two primary methods most investors use: investing for growth, or looking for value. I write a lot in this space about value-oriented investing, because more than two decades of study and hard experience have taught me that it is the investing method that suits me best. It […]

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Buy The Dip
Retail Investors
Stock Market
Stock Market Bulls

Traders Sent $30 Billion Into the Dip and This Time Got Bruised

(Bloomberg) — Buying after a plunge, a trade rewarded virtually every time stocks pulled back in 2021, is facing a big challenge. Down hard for a second day Monday, the S&P 500 has now posted back-to-back, 1%-plus swoons twice in the past month, something it has mostly avoided doing before. It’s a worrying departure from […]

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Federal Reserve
Retail Investors
US Economy

Summers Warns Markets Are at Risk of a ‘Spontaneous Deflating’

(Bloomberg) — Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers warned of the risk of a “spontaneous deflating of financial markets” that have been pumped up by retail buying and exuberant investors. There is “a lot of euphoria,” Summers said at an American Council for Capital Formation webinar on Tuesday — pointing, among other things, to cryptocurrencies, […]

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Retail Investors

PayPal Shows Ambition to Be a ‘Super App’ With Pinterest Pursuit

(Bloomberg) — PayPal Holdings Inc.’s pursuit of Pinterest Inc. would be a giant leap away from its longtime image as a mere online checkout button. For months, PayPal has been touting its ambitions to become the next global “super app,” akin to China’s Alipay and WeChat, India’s Paytm or Singapore’s Grab — digital ecosystems that […]

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Mom and Pop
Retail Investors

Mom-and-Pop Buying Keeps Stocks Near Record, Morgan Stanley Says

(Bloomberg) — Retail investors keep on buying the dip, even as stock market fundamentals deteriorate, according to Morgan Stanley strategists. The optimism of mom-and-pop traders is causing many institutional investors who share Morgan Stanley’s cautious view to “cover and chase,” strategists led by Mike Wilson wrote in a note. That’s keeping the S&P 500 index […]

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