A low-fee index fund, an insurance disruptor, and a leading fintech company are among the recent buys of our contributors.
Now that we are deep into October, third-quarter earnings season is officially in high gear. It's important for investors to watch earnings reports, as they have the power to send stocks higher or lower, as well as shift investor sentiment. Earnings reports provide a three-month snapshot of how a company performed, as well as commentary from management about the future performance and longer-term strategy of that company.
High inflation rates are making it difficult to come up with a good investing strategy right now. At the same time, runaway inflation could cause the Fed to raise rates, which would probably result in market volatility or an outright correction. The three stocks below don't just offer some resistance to inflation, they also should actually benefit as prices rise across the economy.