When most people think of investing in stocks, all too often, the risk of outsized volatility comes to mind. And for better or worse, that volatility — and any given stock’s near-term direction — can be amplified depending on whether we’re in a bull or bear market.
But some businesses are much less susceptible to the whims of broader market conditions. So, we asked three Motley Fool investors to each pick a stock that thrives in both bull and bear markets. Read on to learn why they like these stocks.
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In the early stages of an uptrend, it’s hard to tell just how far a stock will rally. Sometimes these trends are short-lived and “only” give us a 10% return. Other times though, these trends are good for several years and return 100% or more.
Telling the difference in the beginning is tough and too many investors take a pass on something because it’s up 10% or 20% in a few months. While there’s no such thing as a risk-free bet, they’re leaving a ton of reward on the table by avoiding the name simply because of its recent rally. It reminded me of a....More>>>
Let’s call a spade a spade. Turnaround stocks are fun. They’re even more fun when you’re able to say you bought them at — or at least near — their low because you understood the underlying story better than most other investors did.
While we’re being completely honest with ourselves though, let’s also admit that “buying on the dip” can often leave us battered, bruised and burned.
But slow and steady wins the race. Stocks that never really waver from their upward march can look and feel relatively expensive, making them tough....More>>>
U.S. equities are threatening to break up and out of a multi-month consolidation range with the Dow Jones Industrial Average testing its April high alongside the psychologically important 25,000 level.
Investors have a lot of positives to be encouraged by, including a cooling of long-term interest rate increases, a calming of geopolitical tensions and ongoing labor market strength. Moreover, a calming of inflationary pressures is easing worries about an aggressive pace of Federal Reserve rate hikes this year.
Investors are piling into highly leveraged turnaround plays.....More>>>
Retirees should favor companies that operate in stable industries and offer their shareholders a predictable stream of income. So which stocks in particular can fulfill their needs? We asked a team of Motley Fool contributors to weigh in, and they picked the following stocks.
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Microsoft announced that its Windows 10 subscriptions have reached a milestone.
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