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4 Steps to Finding “Next Big Thing” Stocks

“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually, then suddenly.” This is a fan-favorite line from The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway. It’s my favorite too. Because gradually, then suddenly doesn’t just apply to losing money. Though in our current economy, unfortunately, it can be an apt description: The slow creep of rising retail…

The Next Chapter of the Banyan Hill Story

“Standing in the pouring rain, as the bus driver relieved himself on the brick wall surrounding the gas station, two thoughts crossed my mind. One, whether I’d made a huge mistake hosting a company retreat in Middle-of-Nowhere, Nicaragua. And two, if the rickety bus with my luggage strapped to the top would actually make it…

The Surprising Truth About Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest

Editor’s Note: We’ve got some exciting news to share with you. Starting next week, the best of Banyan Hill are coming together under one masthead. We’re launching a new super e-letter featuring the other experts at Banyan Hill — Ian King, Amber Lancaster, Mike Carr and Adam O’Dell led by Charles Sizemore. These are Banyan…

Airbnb, General Motors & Tesla Could Rebound FAST in 2023

Today’s topic is a growth sector that’s forecasted to make a big rebound on its earnings next year. This includes stocks like Airbnb, General Motors and Tesla… In This Post: Monday Market Insights: Why “consumer-driven” stocks are down, but definitely not out. I reveal five stocks that could see explosive growth in 2023. Important Reminder:…

We Beat Warren Buffett With This 1 Stock

It’s not every day that we beat the greatest investor of all time to the punch. But recently … we did. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway just bought $4 billion worth of shares in this stock. When the filing was released, the stock jumped 11%! It’s in an industry that Mr. Market got WRONG. So we…

The Chip Shortage Won’t Stop Semiconductor Manufacturing

If you don’t know why semiconductor chips are a big deal, you’re going to find out today. It’s a huge market that has been beaten down for a while now, but as Bloomberg says: “There’s nowhere to go but up.”   In This Post: Monday Market Insights: Today’s video covers promising news for the semiconductor…

Secret Ingredient to Long-Term Investing Success

Here’s the 3-1-Q. 3 insights, 1 word for you to ponder and 1 question for you to jump-start your week… 3 Insights… No. 1: Burning Down Paradise The wildfire burned the entire town of Paradise to the ground — killing nearly 100 and leveling 95% of the buildings in town. And it was completely avoidable,…

What Charles Says About Elections & Your Stocks

“3 Best Stocks to Buy for a Republican House.” “What Midterm Election Results Could Mean for This Stock.” “Stocks Fall as Democrats Over-Perform.” Election day flooded my inbox with these kinds of headlines. I asked Charles what he thought. His response: “IGNORE IT!” It’s all noise. As “A-Team” Alpha Investors we look at facts, like…

Analysts are WRONG About 2023 Earnings

Jerome Powell is trying to be clear, and traders have their heads in the sand. The Federal Reserve chairman used the word “pain” eight times in last week’s press conference. He reminded everyone that: Higher interest rates, slower growth, and a softening labor market are all painful for the public that we serve. But they’re…

“Trickle-Up Pain” Is Coming to the Stock Market

Inflation has always been a problem. It’s just usually a quieter problem. For most of the past decade, inflation has been at 2% or lower. Barely enough to notice it. Consumers were blissfully unaware about inflation or how it worked. These days, it’s a universal talking point. With the Consumer Price Index persistently above 8%,…