New Positions on Covestor

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Covestor model manager Robert Gay of Global Equity Analytics and Research Services LLC (GEARS) focuses his Speedboat model on the purchase of companies that are unusually depressed. He uses a proprietary program to interpret documents and identify companies that fit in his portfolio. This week

Investment Report by Model Manager Capital Ideas

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Capital Ideas investment strategy involves using ETF’s as core holdings. One of our most basic strategies involves allocating capital between small medium and large capitalization market indexes. The advent of the Global X Brazil mid cap fund (NYSE:BRAZ) has allowed us to finish out this

New Positions on Covestor

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This week, portfolio manager Alejandro Paschalides bought shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc (NYSE:DO). Paschalides has a portfolio that focuses on the energy sector and he evaluates positions using a top-down approach—which means he considers the overall activity within the market and sector before examining

New Positions on Covestor

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As you’ve no doubt noticed, some portfolio managers on Covestor choose individual sectors to invest in within their portfolios. But some just look for strong, undervalued companies in any sector. This week we’ve seen quite a few new positions purchased by managers with these free-thinking

New Positions on Covestor

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This week manager Leif Eriksen added Western Digital Corp (NYSE:WDC) to his portfolio. In order to understand this decision fully, it’s important to consider Eriksen’s overall approach to choosing investments for his portfolio. Eriksen practices a fundamental approach in his portfolio. That means he looks at the

New Positions on Covestor

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This week, manager Andy Schornack added a few new positions to his portfolio. Andy uses a bottom-up approach to investing, which means he looks at the strength of individual stocks rather than predicting what sectors might be affected by the broader economy. He also focuses

New Positions on Covestor

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Manager John Ballard, who has a fundamental buy and hold portfolio, scooped up some DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ:DWA) stock this week. With a recent decline in revenue and the much anticipated release of its final movie of the Shrek franchise underperforming expectations, DWA has slipped

New Positions on Covestor

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Manager Douglas Estadt is a manager who focuses his short-term holding model on companies with growth stories that are credible but whose price in the market shows that they are still under-valued. This week Douglas bought Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU). At just over 72, BIDU’s price

Trading Financial Stocks

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It continues to be a terrifying ride for anyone brave enough to be trading stocks in financials and yet the most bought and sold stocks on Covestor in the last month are still in financial services. Strong trading activity in Bank of America (BAC) and

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