Inflation is running at its highest rate since 1982, and the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates several times in 2022 alone to try to keep it under control. In this Fool Live video clip, recorded on Jan. 10, Fool.com contributors Matt Frankel, Jason Hall, and Danny Vena discuss how inflation and rising rates could affect some of their favorite stocks, as well as the companies' underlying businesses. Matt Frankel: It's fair to say that a lot of this growth sell-off is because of interest rate expectations and inflation expectations.
In a recent episode of "The Rank" on Fool Live, three of our contributors -- Matt Frankel, Jason Hall, and Danny Vena -- shared their highest conviction stocks for 2022. In this clip, recorded on Jan.
MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI), the largest e-commerce company in Latin America, nearly tripled its market capitalization in 2020 as its growth accelerated throughout the pandemic. Does that pullback represent a good buying opportunity for investors who missed out on MercadoLibre's multibagger gains over the past two decades? The bears believe that challenging year-over-year comparisons, rising expenses, aggressive competitors, and macroeconomic headwinds will limit MercadoLibre's gains this year.