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Don’t Seek Safety in Peripheral Housing Plays

The recent weakness in homebuilding stocks might be a warning shot for investors in construction suppliers and home-goods retailers. More 

Consumer Discretionary Sector Overheated

The recent rally has left consumer discretionary stocks at an unsustainable point. Be aware of a downturn ahead in these stocks. More 

Apple? Just a Bite, Please: ETF Alternatives for Hot Stock Picks

This week, we look at bundling recent InvestorPlace stock picks such as Apple and Comcast into exchange-traded funds. More 

First-Half Sector Winners Offer a Hint of What’s to Come

Financials, healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks are sheltered from both China's economic weakness and rising bond yields, which bodes well for their second-half outlook. More 

The High Risk of ‘Safe Havens’

"Safe havens" such as bonds, gold and defensive stocks are lagging higher-risk investments in this selloff. What does this say about the market outlook? More 

Large-Cap Tech Stocks: The New Defensives?

Large-cap technology stocks such as Apple and Intel have been a shelter from the recent market downturn. Is this a blip or the beginning of a lasting shift? More 

Are You Missing the Boat on Share Buybacks?

While dividend-paying stocks have received the most attention in recent years, investors are missing the stronger returns of companies executing share buybacks. More