The New Decade’s Best Performing Stocks Will Be Different Than the Last

An article in CNBC highlighted the best- and worst-performing stock sectors over the past ten years and shared insights regarding what to expect in the decade ahead. Over the past decade, the article says, investors, have been driven toward growth stocks, particularly in the technology and consumer discretionary sectors: But going forward, the article suggests that “investors should avoid the fallacy that the future will look exactly like the past,” adding, “It’s often been noted… Read More

Netflix’s 23,000% Gain Isn’t the Century’s Top Performance

A $100 investment in Netflix at the beginning of the century would have landed you $23,000 today, but a recent article in MarketWatch reports that it’s the second-best performer. “Cost-estimating website HowMuch.net took a look at some of the hottest stocks of the 21st century and found that, while the streaming giant has, indeed, enriched its shareholders, Monster Beverage dominates the competition in terms of returns over the past two decades.” As of October 22nd,… Read More

New Study Ranks the 250 Most Well-Managed Companies

A Wall Street Journal article from earlier this month summarizes the findings of a new ranking system called Management Top 250, a system based on the teachings of the late Peter Drucker that compares the performance of major U.S. companies. “Hailed as the father of modern management,” the article says, “Mr. Drucker influenced generations of business leaders with his writings,” adding that the ranking system (created by the Drucker Institute) is the first time his… Read More