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What the Mood of Consumers Says About Small Value Stocks

It’s one of Warren Buffett’s best-known sayings: “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful”.

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Re-discovering the Market’s Sweet Spot

There’s a tendency among investors to conflate exposure to the S&P 500 with exposure to the broad market, even though these stocks are almost all large caps.

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How Inflation Fuels Bargain Hunting

Late last year, investors who were clinging to the hope that inflation might be temporary took solace in the fact that real Treasury yields remained negative, a sign that bond investors might not be that worried about inflation.

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The Case for Quality Stocks Now

While conventional wisdom says that rising interest rates are bad for stocks, it’s more accurate to say that rising rates tend to be bad for certain types of stocks.

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Is Common Sense Returning to the Markets?

Warren Buffett wasn’t kidding when he said, “nothing sedates rationality like large doses of effortless money.”

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The Wrong Path for a Hike?

The start to the year has seen investors heading for the exits as an increasingly hawkish Federal Reserve begins winding down asset purchases and has signaled that it may start raising interest rates sooner and faster than expected.

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What if Inflation is Here to Stay?

A look at the predictive prowess of treasuries in gauging the stickiness of inflation.

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Thrift Shopping

The torrid rebound in the Consumer Discretionary sector calls for a selective response.

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The Power of And

A look at two ingredients that make a meaningful impact on performance in the mid cap space.

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Pivot to Value?

A look at why investors may need a new playbook for the next phase in the fight against COVID-19.

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The Vanna White Recovery

A look at why investors may want to look beyond the alphabet soup of recovery trajectories while looking for opportunities.

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Back to the days of Pets.com?

How a growth-first mentality may be leading to a surge in unprofitable businesses.

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Time for Quality

The recent runup in valuations has reduced the margin for error in today’s markets.

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Yielding to Reason

A look at what Treasury yields may be telling us about where manufacturing is headed in the months ahead.

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Leaving no Margin for Error?

A look at how debt is leaving little margin for error in many companies.