A big week for this oil giant last week, coupled with recent major announcements, has made MoneyShow's Jim Jubak, also of Jubak's Picks, up his target price and it has boosted his confidence in the stock.
Barely four years after surviving a historic credit bubble and real estate bust, US REITs continue to lever up, leaving little wiggle room in the event of another market shakeout. Against this backdrop, Canada's ultra-conservative REITs stand out, suggests Roger Conrad in Capitalist Times.
Two energy issues have passed our screen for low-price to book value stocks; both stocks have price to book ratios of less than two, Value Line Financial Strength rating of B++ or better, and forecasted EPS growth during the next 12 months of 15% or higher, notes J. Royden Ward, editor of Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Letter.
One booming area is the red hot solar sector. To play this market, our latest recommendation is a Chinese integrated solar manufacturer, suggests global investing expert Nicholas Vardy in his Bull Market Alert.
The lesson of history is this: Bubbles eventually pop! In 2000, investors felt the nasty sting of that fall, both seasonally and directionally, for a decade or more, recalls Jim Oberweis, Jr. in The Oberweis Report.