Here's the All-Important Difference Between a "Cheap Stock" and an Undervalued One
September 11, 2018 at 05:00 AM EDT
Millions of investors are focused, very myopically, on short-term trading at the moment. That's perfectly understandable, but it's a huge mistake in a mid-term election year. Why? Because the single biggest risk facing investors today is not that the numbers driving our economy - earnings, jobs, interest rates - collapse, but rather that they're better than "everyone" expects. Too much "short-termism" results in too many losses, especially at this time of year, when traders are looking to do two things: a) clean house on their portfolios, and b) get in line for big year-end bonuses. To be sure, the business cycle is long in the tooth; so is the bull market rally. But nowhere is it written in stone that either of those things must come to an end. What is written, however, are the things that tend to produce huge profits time and again for savvy investors - in any market, to boot... Tags: trading strategies To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2018 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post Here's the All-Important Difference Between a "Cheap Stock" and an Undervalued One appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .