Dan Amoss, CFA, tracks aggressive accounting and other red flags that markets miss. He’s a student of the Austrian School of economics and Daily Reckoning fan since 2000. Agora Financial relies on Dan for macro market commentary as well as profitable plays like his 2008 call to readers to buy Lehman Bros. puts, which...
As European Parliament elections begin this week, the focus will be on the Brexit vote happening in the UK. One result could make the regulatory environment much worse for bank shareholders. Using our Dark Money Monitor, Nomi and Dan have identified one mega bank that is exposed to credit and regulatory risks. These factors, combined with global economic risks, gives serious upside to one play for dark money investors.
After a decade of dark money policies, Wall Street has turned to buybacks to boost the markets. Your Dark Money team has uncovered a stellar opportunity to unlock a buyback back door. Because not all buybacks are created equal — this recommendation could stand above the rest.
There are certain sectors of the market that survive increased volatility in markets because they are in areas that consumers both happen to need and can also afford.
One of these sectors is food. Using our Dark Money Monitor, Nomi and Dan have identified one defensive food stock that sells food that will get consumed in both strong and weak economic environments. This company’s strategy is on brands and categories that are in demand by key demographics and gives this play big upside as a result.
Fluor still trades at an extreme discount to its peers in the E&C sector. Investors are starting to anticipate a growing project order backlog driven by smartly bid infrastructure, road, bridge, LNG, and metals/mining projects. However, the stock has encountered resistance and may be in a sideways pattern for a few months. We don’t want to risk losing option premium if FLR continues bouncing around in the low $20s, so let’s take gains on this position.
The pandemic is bringing about big changes in consumer habits. This includes lifestyle changes when it comes to food. With fears and uncertainty rising during this economic crisis, many consumers are conserving their spending and finding cheaper alternatives to restaurants. Using our Dark Money Monitor, Nomi and Dan target one packaged food manufacturer that is positioned for big gains as more consumers prepare their meals at home versus eating out. This growing trend will benefit its stock price as a result.