Archive: emerging markets
New Pick: Clean Energy That Leaves Pollutive Competitors in the Dust
By Andy Gordon on January 23, 2023
Editor’s Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Senior Investment Research Analyst Léa Bouhelier-Gautreau. My young colleague Léa Bouhelier-Gautreau is almost as well-traveled as I am (pretty remarkable since she’s about one-eighth my age). We love to swap war stories and, believe me, she has some good ones. One that really stuck with me was about her time in Malawi, a rather poor country in…
New Pick: Invest in Emerging Markets With Stunning Real-Time Risk Management
By Andy Gordon on February 24, 2022
Most American investors can’t take advantage of some of the best markets and most explosive growth opportunities just because they’re happening outside the U.S. So we’re forced to seek workarounds. We can invest in shares of non-U.S. companies through American…
Alternative Investments to Consider
By Adam Sharp on July 20, 2021
Last week in Early Investing, I wrote a piece about how startup valuations are getting a little crazy. As I’ve discussed here recently, these rising prices have caused me to cut back…
How to Take Profits in a Bullish Crypto Market
By Adam Sharp on February 12, 2021
It’s been a beautiful year for crypto. We had a nice dip in March 2020 which turned out to be an amazing buying opportunity. Now we’re seeing unprecedented growth and adoption. Here are just a few of the major companies to jump on the bitcoin bandwagon…
Most-Shorted Stocks Are Excelling Beyond Reason
By Adam Sharp on February 12, 2021
Market manias sure are intoxicating to watch, aren’t they? Right now almost everybody’s making money in the markets (except bears). All the major indexes are basically at all-time highs. The Nasdaq-100 is up 48% over the past 12 months…
GameStop Losses: Right Strategy, Wrong Asset
By Adam Sharp on February 5, 2021
A lot of people lost a lot of money in GameStop this week. I feel for them — especially since I have been there myself. As I write this, GameStop is trading at around $66, down from a high of more than $450…
The 60/40 Portfolio Doesn’t Work Anymore
By Adam Sharp on September 25, 2020
It can be hard to see a bubble when you’re smack-dab in the middle of it. I think that describes our situation today. Let’s look at a few large tech stocks’ price-to-earnings (P/E) ratios. Amazon: 115 Tesla:…
The Flight to Alternative Safety
By Adam Sharp on July 31, 2020
As I write this on Friday morning, bitcoin is up 1.78% to $11,178. Ethereum is up even more over the last 24 hours — 7.96% to $343 (nice call on ETH last week Vin!). Other altcoins are a mixed bag, but the majority…
Market Update: How to Handle the Stock Bubble
By Early Investing on July 23, 2020
So far this year the 5 largest stocks in the S&P 500 have returned 35%. The other 495 stocks are down 5%. And stocks are more expensive than ever. These are things you typically see in the late stages of a stock bubble. What other…
Crypto Bull Case Strong Despite Near-Term Risks
By Adam Sharp on June 12, 2020
Yesterday we had one of the biggest sell-offs in stock market history. The Dow Jones dropped almost 7%. And the S&P 500 dropped nearly 6%. The sell-off was extremely steep. At one point on Thursday, Bitcoin was also down around 6%. But it has rebounded since and is…
Virgin Galactic Soars for… No Reason?
By Adam Sharp on February 21, 2020
U.S. stocks look downright frothy. Here’s what Adam Sharp recommends doing...
Today’s Emerging Markets Are Tomorrow’s Powerhouses
By Allison Brickell on September 16, 2019
Today’s emerging markets could become tomorrow’s market powerhouses. So investors currently stuck in overpriced U.S. stocks should consider these cheaper alternatives.
Are Passive Funds a Threat to the Market?
By Adam Sharp on September 6, 2019
Dr. Michael Burry was the real trader behind The Big Short, and he made a fortune betting against the subprime market. Now he’s warning about passive investing...
News Fix: American Bar Association, Senators Ask Government for Clarity on Cannabis
By Allison Brickell on August 17, 2019
In the news this week: New York seals 350 marijuana records, the SEC delays decisions on bitcoin ETF proposals and a former Congressman says “I told you so.”
How the Fed Has Given Up
By Adam Sharp on August 1, 2019
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in 11 years this week. Here’s how investors should handle it.
Emerging Markets vs. U.S. Markets – Which to Buy?
By Adam Sharp on June 14, 2019
Most American investors have the majority of their portfolios in U.S. stocks. But they should be looking to emerging markets instead.