Barron’s Picks And Pans: Emerging Markets, Kandi, Simon Property, Plug Power and more
* This weekend’s Barron’s cover story explains why now is the time for investors to start shopping overseas. * Other featured articles examine emerging market value stocks worth looking at, alternative ways to invest in high-priced stocks, and the post-vaccine sweet spot for stocks. * Also, insights from a Chinese electric vehicle maker, shopping mall operator, regional banks, virtual reality and more. The story “Investors, put the rest of the world on your radar” by Reshma Kapadia suggests that the United States has beaten foreign markets in the past decade, but now is the time to start shopping abroad. Among the twenty stock picks from the international roundtable were Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA) and Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE: TSM). Matt Smith’s “A Tiny Electric Vehicle From China Is on a Wild Ride in the Market” shows how Kandi Technologies Group Inc (NASDAQ: KNDI), a Chinese producer of gasoline all-terrain vehicles and parts electric cars, embodies the promise (and potential pitfalls) for investors in the electric vehicle segment. The company plans to launch a small electric car in December. In “The mall is not dead. It’s time to buy shares of Simon Property Group, ”Liz Moyer Says Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE: SPG), America’s Largest Shopping Center Operator, Is Using Its Financial Strength To Weather The Retail Crisis . The article also points out that the Real Estate Investment Trust has a dividend that pays close to 7%. Shares of Synovus Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: SNV) and other stocks in this struggling group have seen a strong rally in recent weeks. , notes Carleton English in “5 shares of regional banks to buy after the Covid-Vaccine rally”. Find out why Barron’s thinks they still have a lot of benefits. In Bill Alpert “Plug Power Soared This Year. How Walmart, Amazon Also Benefited From The Green-Energy Rally”, see the two big beneficiaries of one of this year’s top stock markets, Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) , a pioneer in clean energy supplies for forklifts and other traditional gas consumers. “Emerging market value stocks are worth a look” by Craig Mellow explains why emerging market value stocks look particularly attractive, assuming the rotation from growth stocks has started. Find out if ICICI Bank Ltd (NYSE: IBN) is one of those stocks worth checking out now. Also see: Benzinga’s Bulls And Bears Of The Week: Moderna, Palantir, Tesla And More There Are Simple Ways For Newbies Without a lot of money to start building a portfolio in some of the biggest names in the market, such as Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), according to Daisy Maxey “Daunted by Lofty Share Prices? Here are 3 Ways for Newbie Investors to get into the action. ” In “How the Vaccine Age Could Be a Good Spot for Inventories,” Jacob Sonenshine explains why Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Moderna Inc (NYSE: MRNA) vaccines, and the economic recovery they are expected to bring , could not fuel much inflation. See how this could benefit stocks. “Virtual reality is just a dream” by Max A. Cherney says that we have been talking about virtual reality for decades, but it has hardly come to pass. However, six years after Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) paid $ 2 billion for virtual reality company Oculus, the deal could start to pay off, with the launch of its Quest 2, also in Barron. from this week: * A fund value that goes beyond * What helped stocks look past the bad stocks of the past week * How to protect portfolios in an environment of low returns and high volatility * Why a low volatility ahead does not mean smooth shipping for stocks * Five ETFs on rebound in value stocks * If forgiving student loans is a bad economy * Bucket list trips booked in record numbers * The debate in Bitcoin Viability Course At the time of this writing, the author has no position in the stocks mentioned. See more of Benzinga on Twitter * Click Here for Benzinga Options Trades * Last Week’s Notable Insider Buys: Avis, Biglari & More * Benzinga Bulls & Bears of the Week: Moderna, Palantir, Tes la Et more (C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.