Spandan's is a financial journalist and investment analyst focused on the stock market. With her ability to interpret financial data, she aims to help investors evaluate the fundamentals of a company before investing.
Spandan majored in accounting and finance in college and is currently pursuing the Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) program.
Increasing concerns about a recession due to the Fed’s intention to raise rates aggressively are expected to keep the stock market under pressure. Therefore, it could be wise to invest in fundamentally sound blue-chip stocks Ford Motor (F) and Cenovus Energy (CVE), which are currently under $20, to ensure stable returns. Keep reading… Aug 29, 2022| 12:33pm
The U.S. market came back in July and early August owing to a robust job market, strong corporate earnings, and a slight decline in inflation. However, the Fed’s hawkish stance to hike the interest rates aggressively until inflation comes down to the target level is expected to keep the market under pressure in the upcoming months. Amid the present market scenario, investors planning their retirement finances should benefit from investing in relatively stable and dividend-paying stocks Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Costco Wholesale (COST), and Waste Management (WM). Continue reading… Aug 29, 2022| 9:57am
Oil prices remain elevated on robust U.S. fuel consumption and tight supply outlook. On the other hand, U.S. natural gas prices skyrocketed to a 14-year high earlier this month on high summer demand. However, not all oil and gas stocks are expected to benefit from the high prices. While we think it could be wise to buy Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and hold Devon Energy (DVN), Houston American (HUSA) is best avoided now because of its weak fundamentals. Read more… Aug 26, 2022| 11:40am
The stock market is expected to remain under pressure as inflation still remains elevated, which could prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates aggressively. Therefore, we think it could be wise to invest in fundamentally sound stocks, ICL Group (ICL), Sisecam (SIRE), and Educational Development (EDUC), which pay dividends yielding more than 9% at their current price levels. Read on… Aug 26, 2022| 8:36am
Minerva Neurosciences (NERV) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) are expected to benefit from the rising number of chronic diseases and continued technological advancements in the industry. Since NERV has gained more than 100% this week, is it a better investment than VRTX? Read more to find out… Aug 25, 2022| 9:47am
Since inflation is still hovering around 40-year highs, the Fed will likely maintain its hawkish stance, which could keep the market under pressure. Therefore, it could be wise to invest in resilient ETFs iShares iBoxx $ High Yield (HYG), iShares MSCI Brazil (EWZ), and Financial Select Sector (XLF), which are rated Buy in our proprietary rating system. Keep reading… Aug 25, 2022| 9:05am
The market turbulence since the beginning of the year has led to many fundamentally sound stocks witnessing sharp declines. Bluegreen Vacations (BVH), Mannatech (MTEX), and Educational Development Corporation (EDUC) have declined more than 30% year-to-date, but they possess solid fundamentals. These stocks are rated Strong Buy in our proprietary rating system. Read on… Aug 24, 2022| 10:16am
Axsome Therapeutics (AXSM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) are expected to benefit from the rising number of chronic diseases and continued technological advancements in the pharmaceutical sector. But which of these stocks is a better buy now? Read more to find out… Aug 24, 2022| 8:52am
Rapid technological progress and growing 5G deployment should bode well for the entertainment industry. However, we think it could be wise to avoid fundamentally weak stocks Warner Bros. (WBD), Chicken Soup for the Soul (CSSE), and Genius Brands (GNUS). On the contrary, with impressive financial prospects, News Corporation (NWSA) could be an ideal investment. Keep reading… Aug 23, 2022| 9:07am
Increasing smartphone penetration and rising technological advancements have driven the gaming and gambling industry’s growth. While DraftKings (DKNG) is expected to benefit from increasing inclination toward online gaming, Boyd Gaming (BYD) should benefit from reviving foot traffic in physical casinos. But which of these stocks is a better buy now? Read more to find out... Aug 23, 2022| 8:51am