Value investing is one style that could come back into fashion with a bang this year. Value stocks have been in the bargain basement of the investment world for some time now. The bull market didn’t support them, and the market crash just pushed them further down. The ratio of value to growth stock popularity is now as low as it was two decades ago. That said, thing could be about to change.
Gold stocks in particular could come roaring back. While they’ve remained resilient during the market crash, many miners of the precious metal are still undervalued. Earnings season is going to be of particular interest to long-term investors.
It’s likely to be a rough quarter across the board, further depressing share prices, which in turn could help draw interest in beaten-up quality names. CLICK for complete article