Large Cap Stocks Poised for Growth? Is this 1983 All Over Again?

I just read this Morningstar article, titled 1983 Revisited that I thought I’d share. The author makes the case for large cap stocks by drawing a number of comparisons to the early 1980’s and 2008-2010, and what happened from 1983-1987.

By now, the parallels to the early 80’s are seemingly everywhere. Mostly by way of comparing [...]

What Lost Decade?

Much has been made of the so-called “lost decade” of investing during the period of 2000-2010. But what does the “lost decade” mean? Is it true and does it even matter?

The idea behind the lost decade is that investors either made no money or lost money over that period a 10-year period. After all, the [...]

Mutual Fund Monday – What 2009 Trends Mean for 2010.

Many investors take the change in calendar year as an opportunity to assess their portfolios and the future, and hopefully get their portfolios aligned with the future direction of the stock market. One way in which to do this is to look back on the year that’s passed and see what worked and what didn’t, [...]

3 High Growth Small Caps for 2009-2010.

Here are 3 small cap stocks that you probably haven’t heard of, but they each have at least a 25% increase in sales over last year – a time in which most companies have seen sales take a big hit.

K12.

Market Cap: $548 million
Estimated sales growth for current year: 26%

K12 (LRN) provides online high school courses [...]

3 ETFs for the Bear Market Rally.

When bear markets rally, it’s often the small caps and technology stocks that lead the way. Here are 3 ETFs that may help you make the most of the current rally.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM ).

The EEM is comprised of 329 stocks from countries that have yet to mature economically. This translates into high [...]