How I’d identify great shares to buy in a stock market recovery

first_img Finding the best shares to buy in a stock market recovery can be a challenging task. After all, forecasts are very dependent on the economic outlook. This itself is likely to be heavily impacted by coronavirus.However, by investing money in financially sound businesses that have long-term growth potential while they trade at low prices, an investor could reduce their risks and increase their potential rewards.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Financial strength: key to long-term performanceThe past performance of equity markets suggests that a long-term stock market recovery is likely to continue in the coming years. There may be downturns in the meantime. But the stock market has always produced new record highs after each of its previous bear markets.However, companies must be able to survive present economic difficulties in order to benefit from a period of growth in the long run. As such, investors need to identify those businesses that have large cash positions, modest amounts of debt and access to liquidity (if required). Such firms may stand a better chance of surviving the short-term challenges that continue to face many sectors. And they could benefit from improved operating conditions and stronger investor sentiment in the coming years.Low valuations ahead of a stock market recoveryIn a stock market recovery, the best performing shares are often those companies that previously traded at low prices. They have greater scope to deliver capital gains, since they trade at a larger discount to intrinsic value.As such, buying undervalued stocks today could be a profitable long-term move. They can be found by, for example, looking at the value of their net assets versus share prices, or by considering their earnings track record in a variety of operating conditions. This may provide guidance as to whether they have the capacity to trade significantly higher in the long run. In cases where they seem to offer wide margins of safety, there may be opportunities to deliver market-beating performance in a stock market recovery.Identifying potential growth opportunitiesIt is difficult to assess the prospects for any stock at the moment. Ultimately, nobody knows how the economy will perform due to the ongoing pandemic. Furthermore, the financial cost of the pandemic remains unclear. This could have an impact on growth opportunities within many industries.However, buying companies that may benefit from underlying industry growth trends could be worthwhile ahead of a stock market recovery. For example, healthcare companies may capitalise on demographic changes such as an ageing population. Equally, online retailers may use digital growth opportunities to enhance their earning capacity.Through purchasing such companies when they have solid finances and trade at low prices, it is possible to capitalise on a long-term market rally. This could improve an investor’s financial position in the coming years. Peter Stephens | Monday, 15th February, 2021 I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. 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Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares How I’d identify great shares to buy in a stock market recovery Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. (Even its operating margins are rising every year!)Quite simply, we believe it’s a fantastic Foolish growth pick.What’s more, it deserves your attention today.So please don’t wait another moment. See all posts by Peter Stephenslast_img read more

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72% of voters less likely to support pro-gambling candidates

first_img d LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply 1 COMMENT Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. July 17, 2016 at 7:46 pm Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 TAGSElectionsgambling Previous articleTime to Celebrate National Ice Cream DayNext articleMiss Apopka Wins Two State Pageant Awards Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment!center_img Please enter your name here Reply On line gambling is FREEDOM…Florida’s politicians are against it…so they are anti FREEDOM…..imho UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Poll: 72% of Floridians Less Likely to Support a Candidate Who Votes to Expand GamblingFloridians say voters, not politicians, should decide whether to expand gamblingA poll released last week by No Casinos, shows 72% of Florida voters are less likely to support a political candidate who votes to expand gambling without first putting the measure before voters in a statewide referendum. The poll is being sent to all legislative candidates along with a pledge statement that they will oppose the expansion of gambling in Florida.The poll, conducted by Hill Research Consultants, surveyed Florida voters on their opinions about gambling. Among its findings, the poll found that:69% support a referendum requiring voter approval of all gambling expansion decisions. Such a referendum, the Voter Control of Gambling Amendment, currently is before the Florida Supreme Court for placement on the 2018 ballot. Only 21% oppose it.83% believe that Florida voters should decide gambling policy in Florida. By comparison, 7% believe the Florida Legislature should decide, 3% believe the Governor should decide and 3% believe the courts should decide.72% indicated they would be less likely to support a political candidate who supports expanded gambling in Florida without a statewide vote. By contrast, 18% are more likely to support such a candidate and 6% say it makes no difference.75% disagree that more gambling in their city will improve the quality of life for them or their families, while 18% believe more gambling improves their quality of life.“The will of the voters could not be clearer,’’ said John Sowinski, President of No Casinos. “Regardless of political party, Floridians overwhelmingly want a say in whether gambling will be expanded in our state. They understand the negative social and economic consequences. This is why the gaming industry continually tries to circumvent public opinion, hiring lobbyists and lawyers to push their agenda of more and bigger casinos in the Legislature and courts. Elected officials should take heed — it is not only good public policy, it is also smart politics to reject expanding gambling in Florida.”The poll was conducted from June 23– June 27, 2016. It had a sample of 670 active voters that voted in at least one election 2010–2015. Margin of error is +/- 3.8%.Go here to view all of the 2016 No Casinos Poll Results.No Casinos has asked candidates to sign the pledge and return it by August 5, 2016. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Nearing the End of Conservatorship?

first_img Tagged with: Conservatorship Fannie Mae Freddie Mac GSE Previous: The GSEs’ Uniform Mortgage-Backed Securities: Pros and Cons Next: Checking in on Condo Delinquency Rates Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Nearing the End of Conservatorship? Subscribe Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Conservatorship Fannie Mae Freddie Mac GSE 2019-05-31 Seth Welborn The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post Sign up for DS News Daily in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News, Secondary Market About Author: Seth Welborn Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img Related Articles Home / Daily Dose / Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Nearing the End of Conservatorship? The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago May 31, 2019 3,061 Views Share Save The Trump administration is putting the final touches on a plan to return Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into private hands, The Wall Street Journal reports. The United States Treasury’s in-house process for drafting the plan is almost ready for sign-off from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, WSJ states, but it is not certain when the document is likely to be released to the public.The plan is being developed by the Treasury with consultation from the Federal Housing FInance Agency (FHFA). FHFA Director Mark Calabria told CNBC that he does not intend to wait for Congress to pull Fannie and Freddie out of conservatorship. Calabria also discusses how the FHFA will need to look at other ways to build capital before pulling the GSEs, and what shareholders may or may not need to worry about in the near future.“If I can end the sweep, reach some changes to the share of Treasury, we can get them out of conservatorship, we can start to build capital, I can start to monitor loan quality, get them in a safe and sound fashion,” Calabria stated. “There’s a lot I can’t do: I can’t create competition, I can’t create a guarantee, those are going to be in the hands of Congress. I’m going to call for those things, but Congress has to play its part.”WSJ states that “people familiar with the Treasury document cautioned it would likely include substantial changes to the business models of the companies, including steps to reduce over time their footprints in housing finance.”Calabria stated that he is awaiting completion of plans ordered by President Donald Trump to refashion the mortgage system, set to be completed around June.Among Calabria’s concerns is the “qualified mortgage patch,” which allows more highly leveraged homebuyers to obtain Fannie and Freddie-eligible mortgages. Patch usage has grown in the last few years, and according to Calabria, changing the patch would be a key tool to shrink Fannie and Freddie without a full overhaul, though he states that he does not intend to do away with it entirely. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agolast_img read more

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