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Equities are a key component of every investor’s portfolio, making it important to learn the fundamentals and technicals required to invest successfully and with confidence. Discover how top professional investors separate fact from fiction to maximize their profit opportunities. From explosive IPOs to solid value plays, our experts can help you formulate the right action plan for your portfolio no matter where the markets are headed.

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The stock market opened higher to pare its week-to-date losses today, explains Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.
Earlier this year, surges in GameStop (GME), Blackberry (BB), and AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC) were prompted by retail traders rallying on Reddit to coordinate purchasing of stocks with significant short interest, in turn, inducing short squeezes, states Garrett DeSimone of OptionMetrics.
You’re probably familiar with IMAX Corporation (IMAX), which is capturing a growing slice of the box office industry, observes Frank Curzio, growth stock expert and editor of Curzio Research Advisory.
The last weeks of August brought us three split announcements to consider as an addition to our model portfolio that is comprised exclusively of stocks that have announced stock splits, explains Neil Macneale, editor of 2-for-1 Stock Split Newsletter.
Bristol Myers Squibb Company (BMY) sells at a low valuation due to worries over patent expirations for Revlimid (starting in 2022) and Opdivo and Eliquis (starting in 2026), observes Bruce Kaser, editor of Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor.
After months of record highs, red flags in the stock market have appeared, states Bob Lang of Explosive Options.
China Evergrande Group. Ever heard of it? Unless you live in China...or invest actively in Chinese markets...chances are the answer is “No,” at least not until the last few weeks, explains Mike Larson, editor of Safe Money Report.
Garmin (GRMN) taps into the consumer's love for digital gadgets; the company makes GPS-enabled products used by athletes, hikers, boaters, pilots, drivers, and even dog trainers, asserts Richard Moroney, editor of Dow Theory Forecasts.
Selloffs, downturns, pullbacks, corrections and even bear markets are events that equity investors have always had to endure on the way to the best long-term performance of any of the financial asset classes, asserts John Buckingham, value-oriented money manager and editor of The Prudent Speculator.
Baxter International (BAX) was founded in 1931 by Dr. Don Baxter to make and distribute intravenous solutions; it has since developed innovative medical products and solutions for nearly 90 years, notes Ingrid Hendershot, value-focused money manager and editor of Hendershot Investments.

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Entrepreneur Som Seif, founder and CEO of Purpose Investments, explains how investors can strategically incorporate ETFs as mechanisms and tools in their portfolios to amplify profit and preserve capital. Mr. Seif will be in discussion with Mark Bunting, publisher and host of <em>Uncommon Sense Investor</em>, and John O'Connell, chairman and CEO of Davis Rea Investment Counsel.
John De Goey will be talking about a challenge to advisors and investors alike - Optimism Bias. It is just one of many behavioral quirks that we all fall prey to, but one that might do the most harm in the current high-valuation environment. The term he uses to describe the industry's mindset is Bullshift - a cheeky portmanteau that combines the unbridled optimism of bullishness with the industry's unwavering ability to shift attention toward good news - no matter what the circumstances tell us.
Can the economy function alongside the virus? Should we lose sleep over inflation? Where are interest rates headed? Can the job market operate normally alongside government support? What should we expect when governments stop spending? Who will pay down that debt? What's reasonable to expect from the housing market? Among other topics, the session will discuss the nature and sustainability of economic recovery and identify winners and losers.
The pandemic has had a significant impact on the global economic outlook for 2021 and beyond. Michael Cooke will discuss what it means for investors and how they should approach portfolio construction as the economy re-opens.
Sustainable investing is gaining momentum as more investors realize that they can earn good financial returns while aligning their investments with their values. Join Tim Nash, founder of Good Investing, as he discusses how retail investors can implement sustainable investment strategies including socially responsible investing (SRI); environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration; impact investing; and fossil fuel divestment.
Gold prices dropped in the first half of 2021 but concerns about inflation and capital preservation may be part of a collection of macro factors that could drive higher prices for the rest of the year. For stock investors not accustomed to including gold in their portfolio composition, there may be some opportunities to consider in gold miners and royalty stocks. In this session, Doug Gerlach will discuss some of his favorite gold miners from the perspective of fundamental, long-term focused investors, taken from his market-beating <em>SmallCap Informer</em> newsletter.
Avi Gilburt will take you through his analysis to outline what he expects the S&P 500 and metals to do for the rest of 2021 and provide parameters to help you stay on the profitable side of the market. He will also give you his longer-term prognostication, which may not sit well with many long-term investors.
What does a new constitution mean for Chile and social turmoil mean for Colombia? Would they succeed in stopping the spread of the Venezuelan disease of consistently doing more wrongs to correct prior wrongs? Is there an escape for Brazil? What would these mean for their economic growths and the safety of supplies of commodities? And should one, in the future, trust commodity supply chains in the US or China's areas of influence? How would this change the perception about other commodity supplier nations?
The specter of inflation is all over the news and at the forefront of investors' minds. Of course, with raw materials prices soaring and deficit spending and monetary expansion going where no man (or FED) has gone before, inflation is a real concern. Our expert panel will tackle the tough question on everyone's mind: When will gold, silver, and mining stocks answer the call to fight these inflationary pressures, and what will that look like when they do?
Is your portfolio strategy accidentally on autopilot? Has greed been driving your behavior? What are you doing with the overvalued stocks in your portfolio? While it may be impossible to remove human nature and emotion completely from the investment decision-making process, it is possible to understand and control many of the invisible forces that influence how you invest. Learn to recognize how your fears and misperceptions can lead you down the wrong path, and how following many of Wall Street's maxims cause you to make "dumb" mistakes.

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