5 Popular Stocks to Avoid in 2021

2021 is shaping up to be a breakout year for stocks.

Some stocks, at least.

A lot more stocks will struggle.

We're here to make sure they don't wind up weighing down your portfolio.

The pandemic has accelerated changes in how we live and do business.

That's been great for some companies, like Zoom Communications (NASDAQ: ZM).

It's going to get a lot worse for some other stocks.

These will be stocks to avoid in 2021.

And we'll show you not only how to find these stocks on your own, but we'll show you five stocks to steer clear of too.


Trading Strategies

How to Profit from Big-Money Stocks for Pennies on the Dollar

Shelling out money for shares that cost $1,000 apiece can be off-putting, no matter their actual value or how well they perform.

Never mind that "cheap" is often cheap for a good reason; there's an understandable, but mostly incorrect, perception that the lower the share price, the better the bargain.

But it's undeniable: Stocks like Alphabet Inc., Autozone Inc., and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. are all caught up in dynamite trends.

They're far outpacing the market, and there's no reason for them to stop anytime soon.

And yet, plenty of regular investors take a look at the quote and think they'll have to settle for fractional shares, or worse, give the company a miss altogether.

So today, our Chris Johnson is going to share the cure for "Stock Sticker Shock."

So today, I'm going to share the cure for "stock sticker shock." Anyone can use it to ride mammoth profit trends in pricey shares for a fraction of the cost of holding them...


Markets Live Recap: Dow Surges 900 Points as Investors Cheer Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

Stocks had their best day since April as investors were optimistic that an effective coronavirus vaccine could soon be on the horizon.

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell also made some long-term bullish predictions for the U.S. economy, saying the Fed will print as much money as it needs in attempts to solve any short-term problems.

The Dow closed up, 3.8%. The S&P 500 gained 3.1%. And the Nasdaq was up 2.4%.

Here's why our experts - Chris Johnson, Tom Gentile, D.R. Barton, Jr., and Shah Gilani - aren't buying it...

Dow Jones

The Dow Jones Today Will Hit Another All-Time High If Congress Agrees on Taxes

A compromise between the House and Senate versions of the new tax reform bill could lead to a record-breaking rally for the Dow Jones Today.

Dow futures are up 70 points this morning as Congress works to resolve differences between the House and Senate's tax reform bills.

Here's a look at today's most important market events and stocks, plus a look at today's economic calendar...


How to "Get a Cut" from Carl Icahn's Big Auto Bet

The media heads over at the financial news networks have been talking a lot about billionaire investor Carl Icahn and how he missed out on $4 billion from selling his Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) shares two years ago.

What they're not talking about is the huge bet he recently made…

You see, Icahn is betting big on auto repair shops. In fact, he's planning on acquiring thousands of them.

But whether he's right or wrong, you can still get a "cut."

Here's how...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones News Today: Stocks Rise After Trump Pitches New Budget Measures

The Dow Jones news today focuses on rising stock prices this morning after the Trump administration proposed a plan to sell roughly half of the U.S. strategic oil reserves as part of its latest budget proposal.

Trump's new budget proposal aims to balance the budget within a decade by cutting Medicaid payments, student loan payments, and agricultural subsidies.

Here's a look at today's most important market events and stocks, plus a look at today's economic calendar...