About Sweta Vijayan

Sweta holds a degree in Economics. Her fundamental approach in analyzing different financial instruments helps investors identify untapped investment opportunities.

Recent Articles By Sweta Vijayan

: MSFT |  News, Ratings, and Charts

4 Stocks Investors Could Hold for the Next Decade

Concerns over the Fed’s continued hawkish stance and a potential recession lead to high market volatility. However, no matter what direction the market follows, quality dividend-paying stocks Microsoft (MSFT), Walmart (WMT), Coca-Cola (KO), and Abbott (ABT) could be great investments for the next decade. Read more…
: JNJ |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Want to Lower Your Risk? Give These 3 Safe Stocks a Try

The uncertainty surrounding the market and the economy because the Federal Reserve signaled to continue hiking interest rates is making investors seek low-risk investments. Given lower volatility and attractive dividend payments, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CVS Health (CVS), and Summit Financial Group (SMMF) could be good candidates to consider on that front. Read more…
: QCOM |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Which Chip Stock Is the Better Buy -- AMD vs. QCOM?

Rising recession fears, slowing demand, and production challenges make the semiconductor industry’s near-term outlook bleak. However, growing government and corporate investments to ease chip shortages and the adoption of advanced technologies should help the industry stay afloat amid the current uncertain economic backdrop. Therefore, it could be worth watching semiconductor giants Qualcomm (QCOM) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). But which of these stocks is a better choice for investors? Read more to find out…
: SHOP |  News, Ratings, and Charts

4 Stocks Hedge Funds Are Selling Right Now

The Federal Reserve’s hawkish stance is expected to keep the markets volatile and might significantly affect the interest-rate-sensitive tech industry. Amid the uncertain market environment, hedge funds have been selling shares of Shopify (SHOP), Nu Holdings (NU), Snap (SNAP), and Farfetch (FTCH). Given these companies' weak financials and bleak growth prospects, it could be wise to follow hedge funds and sell their stocks. Read more…
: MPC |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Is Devon Oil a Better Energy Play Than Marathon Petroleum?

Elevated oil & gas prices have been helping energy companies thrive, with oil producers' free cash from operations increased significantly this year. Therefore, Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and Devon Energy (DVN) beat the market volatility. But which of these stocks is a better choice for investors? Read more to find out…
: JNJ |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Stocks That Are More Than COVID-19 Plays

While the COVID-19 pandemic benefitted Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Pfizer (PFE) significantly as their vaccines helped the world recover from the crisis, these stocks are more than just COVID-19 plays because of their strong product portfolio and pipeline. They are well-positioned to capitalize on the rising chronic diseases, an aging population, and increasing healthcare spending. Read more…
: R |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Cheap Growth Stocks with Strong Momentum

Fed Chair’s signal to continue hiking interest rates has raised recession fears and led to a market sell-off. Amid the uncertain market and economic conditions, it could be wise to invest in Ryder System (R), GMS (GMS), and Friedman Industries (FRD), which possess solid growth prospects and have gained momentum but are trading at discounts to their peers. Read more…
: MSFT |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Better Buy: Zoom Video Communications Battles Microsoft for Video

After capitalizing significantly on the growing need to meet remotely, the video conferencing platforms witnessed a decline in demand with the reopening of offices. However, the launch of new features and a permanent shift toward hybrid working culture should help the industry grow. A prominent player in this space, Zoom Video Communications (ZM) battles with Microsoft (MSFT) on the video conferencing front for market share. But which of these stocks is a better choice for investors? Read more to find out…
: ELV |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Despite Pullback, these 3 Stocks Are Still Trading Above Their Moving Averages

Despite the market’s massive decline since the beginning of the year on concerns over macroeconomic and geopolitical issues, Elevance Health (ELV), Waste Management (WM), and Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) continued to soar and are currently trading above their moving averages. Since these stocks are expected to maintain their momentum based on their fundamental strength, it could be wise to bet on them now. Read more…
: PHO |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Top Water ETFs to Quench Your Thirst This Summer

Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s hawkish speech at the Jackson Hole economic symposium indicates continued market volatility, as the odds of a recession will increase with the Fed raising rates aggressively. Therefore, investing in water ETFs Invesco Water Resources (PHO), First Trust Water (FIW), and iShares Global Utilities (JXI) might be a wise decision now, given the sector’s resilience to economic uncertainties. Read more…
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