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Something special happened for the bulls last week. For the greater part of 2022, any headlines that alluded to the Fed being more aggressive than the current mindset of the market were met with sell first, ask questions later, taking the major averages to fresh lows, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
Bear markets are never fun to sit through. However, market-leading stocks still exist—even if few, states Lucas Downey of Mapsignals.com.
It's been a challenging few months, and there may be more problems ahead. It's getting more difficult to find potentially winning stocks in this market, cautions Glenn Rogers, contributing editor to Internet Wealth Builder.
Organon & Co. (OGN) is a pharmaceutical company that was spun off from Merck (MRK) in June of 2021, recalls Ben Reynolds, dividend specialist and editor of Sure Retirement.
Several airline stocks are rated as "Strong Buys" based on improving fundamentals and extremely low stock prices, suggests analyst Colin Scarola in CFRA Research's flagship newsletter, The Outlook.
There has been some fairly large buying in specific companies that have seen steep declines, suggests Tim Melvin, a leading growth stock expert and editor of The 20% Letter.
Bull Markets are a way to describe the environment. Individual stocks do not enter "bull markets". That's not a thing, explains JC Parets of AllStarCharts.com.
FleetCor Technologies (FLT) operates a unique business that spans several industries; the firm helps companies manage all non-payroll spending on one platform, explains Doug Gerlach, editor of SmallCap Informer.
Marty Fridson, a leading specialist on dividend investing strategies and editor of Fridson-Forbes Income Securities Investor, reviews a pair of real estate investment trusts suitable for low- to medium-risk tax deferred portfolios.
The mid-term elections are over and it's my impression that most folks are breathing a sigh of relief, suggests Neil Macneale, editor of 2-for-1 Stock Newsletter.

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Inflation, geopolitics, earnings uncertainty, and central bank tightening are a few of the drivers that have depressed the prices of risk assets in 2022. As a result, many investors have been seeking out products that can provide some downside protection, like covered call strategies. However, not all covered call strategies are created equal. Before allocating to any of these products, it is important to understand their strengths and weakness given various market environments.
Inflation appears to be with us for many months to come—here and abroad. This changes the investment calculations. Where did inflation come from? How long will it be here? How do you make money in an inflationary environment.
Discover actions only available in down-markets that you can leverage when managing client portfolios. Lower asset prices present unique opportunities for tax management and portfolio management. With year-end coming up and markets still off their highs, these strategies can be used today to help put your clients on the path to success.

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History warned investors that 2022 would likely slip into a meaningful decline early in the year, accompanied by elevated price volatility. It also cautioned that there were enough macro ingredients in play to threaten a recession. Encouragingly, history also says "This, too, shall pass" and that Q4 of 2022 and the first two quarters of 2023 typically experience the highest average S&P 500 price returns—along with dramatically reduced volatility—when compared with the entire 16-quarter presidential cycle. Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist of CFRA, discuss whether fundamental and technical outlooks suggest that history will indeed repeat, or if the market will be challenged once again.
Surging inflation. Rising recession risk. A shifting political landscape. Tighter monetary policy. Investors face plenty of challenges in this market. But volatility can also create unique opportunities. This panel will explore how you can help your clients avoid the former, while better capitalizing on the latter.



T. Rowe Price's Asset Allocation Committee remains cautious on risk assets, but has sentiment gotten too negative? Sebastien rarely saw such a glum mood on Wall Street. He will explain where they are already seeing pockets of opportunity.
Discover why thousands of professional and self-directed investors have turned to IBD's Leaderboard to help them with their stock selection. Leaderboard identifies top-performing growth stocks and gives you technical and fundamental analysis on each stock. Each day, IBD's experts provide a short list of top stocks that have the potential to make huge price gains. Its experts then annotate the charts and pinpoint the optimal time to buy and when to take profits.
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Join Michael Weil, CEO of The Necessity Retail REIT (Nasdaq:RTL), for a discussion about the compelling investment opportunity RTL provides investors. Mr. Weil will focus on the strength, performance, and resilience of RTL's portfolio of more than 1,000 primarily necessity retail single tenant and open-air shopping center properties net-leased on a long-term basis to a predominantly investment-grade tenant base. We are witnessing a retail renaissance where retailers are increasingly recognizing the value of an omnichannel approach and the importance of having a physical presence. RTL's properties are located in strong suburban communities and are the brick-and-mortar locations that represent the last mile in retail, the places consumers continue to visit every day to receive goods and services. Investors looking for exposure to a necessity retail real estate portfolio, strong quarterly dividends, and growth potential should consider an investment in RTL. The knowledge you gain by attending this session will provide you with an appreciation for the value RTL can bring to your portfolio.

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While the mechanisms and machinations of the markets have changed a lot since Benjamin Graham first devised a practical method for analyzing stocks, or even since Peter Lynch racked up big wins picking equities for Fidelity's Magellan Fund, one thing remains true: companies that deliver constant profits for shareholders will see their share prices increase.

Lofty current valuations show that the easy money has already been made, and those looking to profit should be more selective going forward. So which sectors will lead the market over the months ahead? What’s the best way to limit risk in the current environment? You will find the answers to these questions and more from the top industry professionals on these pages, unlike watching the stock market news on TV. Going beyond the stock market news today, many investors are searching for investments that they can depend on. Of course, there's no such thing as a sure bet, but the top experts featured here will share the picks they think are the next best things and the sectors that are bound to thrive in the days and months ahead.

The current market environment is particularly well-suited for stock pickers and stock-trading experts—especially the experts featured here whose careers are devoted to uncovering the best opportunities available in even the most rapidly changing environment. Get easy access to the nation’s leading stock experts who regularly share their takes on where market trends are headed, where to find bargains, and how to stay ahead of the curve.

Watch videos and read articles by these experts and discover their outlooks on what’s ahead for stocks, but more importantly, identify the most compelling sectors and industry groups, as well as the specific buying opportunities for optimal growth or income. These pages are chock-full of valuable insights from our experts' varying perspectives and expertise.

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