Category: Stocks

Healthcare Stocks Are Headed Higher

Three days of arguments before the Supreme Court have made it abundantly clear – “Obamacare” is in danger of being gutted or completely wiped off the books.

Only one thing’s for sure. Investors will want to keep buying healthcare stocks -especially as 10,000 baby boomers a day turn 65 years old for the next 20 years.

But there’s one segment of the healthcare sector that will be sitting in the driver’s seat when it comes to delivering healthy profits and investment returns – no matter how the court rules.

Stocks Higher on Wall Street

Positive economic data spurs a rise in the stock indexes
Stocks rose on Thursday December 22nd putting the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index on the cusp of finishing out the year higher as another decline in jobless claims pointed to further improvement in the labor market.

Recovery next year for world stocks: poll

Investors too are entering the fourth quarter with a slightly raised exposure to shares and holding high reserves of cash that could quickly be used to fuel a stock rally, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday
The survey also suggested strong gains lie ahead on some rich-world bourses, with bourses in the United States, Australia, France, Germany and Japan expected to yield double-digit returns from now until mid-2012….