Best Fixed Income Investments for 2017

At Zacks Investment Management, we continue to favor individual corporate and municipal bonds for investors seeking income and diversification in their fixed income portfolios. U.S. treasuries, while not providing as much income, still remain a great way to lower volatility and risk present from equity securities. So far in 2017, our outlook has served us […]

Are P/E Ratio’s Too High?

Tyler B. from Baton Rouge, LA asks: Mitch, I saw an article the other day stating that P/E ratios are way above average and that something has to give. I’m a long-time investor, and I recently inherited some money, but I’m considering just keeping that money in cash because buying now would mean investing in overpriced […]

Are Tech Stocks Running the Show?

Henry from Albany, NY asks: I’ve noticed that technology stocks seem to running the show lately, and I read an article stating that a large percentage of returns are really only coming from the giant companies, like Apple and Google. I have a two-part question: 1) Do you think this strong performance will continue, and […]

The Impact of French Elections

Roger S. from Chicago, IL asks: “There seems to be a lot of concern surrounding the upcoming French election for presidency. I have an international fund in my portfolio. Should I be cautious about the outcome of the election and potentially take action depending on who wins?” Mitch’s Reply: It’s good to see that you […]