Bad stock tips are “hot stock” tips from friends or others. Good stock tips are valuable pointers or timeless advice for buying high-quality stocks.
When we select the best stocks for our newsletters and investment services, we use a number of different factors, of course. When you use these “tips” wisely, they can give you a distinct advantage in spotting the best stocks for your portfolio. Here are some examples:
No stock can overcome a lack of integrity on the part of company insiders, no matter how undervalued or desirable it seems.
Don’t focus too heavily on cutting costs.
Look beyond share price movements.
Pat McKeough contributed his “best financial tip” to the Blog for Financial Literacy. Here’s a look at that relevant stock tip:
“My Best Financial Tip” is to take a sound fundamental approach to investing in stocks. That’s especially true at a time like today when interest rates are near historic lows and bonds and other fixed income investments offer sparse returns.
When stocks spend time in the limelight, they tend to become over-priced, and this leaves them vulnerable to a sharp downturn on any hint of bad news. Instead, use the stock tip of looking for stocks with hidden value that are less widely recognized as attractive investments.
Discover our stock tips by following TSI Network and using our three-part Successful Investor strategy:
Invest mainly in well-established companies;
Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; the Consumer sector; Finance; Utilities);
Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.
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