Industry Rankings: Insurers High On The List

Every day, Validea uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries.

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Dalio vs. Bernanke On Secular Stagnation

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may disagree, but hedge fund guru Ray Dalio says we’re in a period of secular stagnation.
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Why Risk And Age Aren’t As Tied As You Think

In the investing world, the standard thinking seems to be that the older you get, the less risk you should take on. But Charles Schwab’s Liz Ann Sonders says that’s not always the case.

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Don’t Get Tempted By Europe, Bond Guru Says

Top bond fund manager Bonnie Baha of DoubleLine Capital says that, with central banks around the globe distorting asset values, investors shouldn’t be tempted into taking on riskier bets in European bonds.

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Guru Strategy Ratings: DD, SODA on the Move

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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Ben Graham, Index Fund Fan?

Would Benjamin Graham, the man known as “the father of value investing” and a pioneer in security analysis, have liked plain, generic index funds? In a recent column, Jason Zweig, who edited an updated edition of Graham’s classic book The Intelligent Investor, says yes.
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The Case for Dow 85,000

It may seem hard to believe that the Dow Jones Industrial Average could increase nearly five-fold over the next 15 years. But two top strategists have recently laid out a good case for the Dow hitting 85,000 by 2030.
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