Finland: Tap into its world-leading stocks

Finland has a small but competitive economy. Several of its major companies are among the global leaders in their industries. Meanwhile, despite a relatively old population, the country has coped well with the COVID-19 pandemic and is well-positioned to benefit from a global post-COVID recovery.
Here is… Read More

How do stocks work in the market and in your portfolio?

How do stocks work in the market and in your portfolio?

How do stocks work? It’s time to learn how stocks work so you boost your portfolio returns
Have you ever wondered, “How do stocks work?”

Stocks are financial instruments that let you hold an ownership stake in a publicly traded company. A stock you own gives you… Read More

Barclays plc focuses on its turnaround

Barclays plc focuses on its turnaround

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on a U.K.-based bank and financial services giant that provides retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management services.

Pat notes that the attention of activist investors, plus the improving results… Read More

Frontier markets carry rewards and risks

More than two centuries ago the New York Stock Exchange was created under a tree to facilitate trade among a small list of U.S. companies. China was considered a “frontier market” less than 40 years ago. Today, it and the U.S. are the world’s two… Read More

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of May 12, 2015

One of the more reassuring aspects of today’s stock market is that investors generally are uneasy. They are apt to sell and push prices down on very slight provocation. After that, prices seem to go back up again.

Last week, for instance, U.S. Federal Reserve… Read More

Buyout king nearing $100 billion in play

Pat McKeough responds to many requests from Members of his Inner Circle for specific stock advice as well as questions on investment strategy and the economy. Every week, his comments and recommendations on the most intriguing questions of the past week… Read More