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3 reasons why I’d buy cheap stocks today before the next stock market crash

Buying cheap stocks today may not be an appealing idea to many investors. After all, the prospects for the global economy continue to be very uncertain. And some companies may struggle to adapt to changing consumer tastes in a post-coronavirus world.

However, low valuations within some sectors mean that now could be the right time to buy a diverse range of shares. They could outperform other mainstream assets and help you to generate impressive returns.

Cheap stocks that account for future risks

Some cheap stocks are priced at low levels for good reason. But others appear to be suffering from weak investor sentiment towards their wider industry and stock market. For example, some companies have solid balance sheets, strong cash flow and strategies that could produce improving financial performances in the coming years. Yet they have valuations that, in some cases, were last seen during the global financial crisis.

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Cheap Old Houses instagram sensation founded by NY couple

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Elizabeth and Ethan Finkelstein, founders of cheapoldhouses.com and Cheap Old Houses on Instagram and Facebook, at home in Nyack Sept. 16, 2020.

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Nyack couple, who live in a 1940s Cape, are behind the hugely popular site

If you have a thing for vintage real estate, you probably know all about the irresistible website cheapoldhouses.com and have it tagged as a daily favorite click.

If you’re not yet among its 1.3 million Instagram followers, be forewarned before you dive in – it’s a rabbit hole like no other.

Soon you’ll be delaying bedtime, burning dinner and turning to it whenever you have a few minutes – or hours – to spare. Surely there’s a cheap (under $100,000) and charming old house out there with your name on it? 

Current listings include a four-bedroom partially furnished 1920 charmer with hardwood floors, stained glasswork and pocket doors in Jacksonville,

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I’d buy cheap UK shares in an ISA today to retire on a growing passive income

The stock market crash may have dissuaded some investors from buying cheap UK shares through which to build an ISA portfolio for retirement. However, now could be the right time to take advantage of low valuations across the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250.

Over time, they may deliver impressive returns that outperform other mainstream assets. They could produce a surprisingly large retirement portfolio that provides a generous passive income in older age.

Buying cheap UK shares today

The main advantage of buying cheap UK shares today is that they could offer greater scope for growth than they’ve done over recent years. In many cases, high-quality businesses are trading at low prices because they face weak trading conditions in the short run. This means that investors can purchase such companies at low prices, which can be a means of achieving higher capital returns as they recover.

Although a recovery is

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I’m not waiting for a second stock market crash! 2 cheap UK shares I’d buy in my ISA today

Investor appetite for UK shares remains weak following early 2020’s stock market crash. Sure, the FTSE 100, for example, has regained the psychologically important milestone of 6,000 points in recent days. But Britain’s blue-chip index might struggle to gain more ground as we move into the latter stages of 2020.

Significant economic uncertainty is prompting investors to remain sat on the sidelines as the coronavirus crisis rolls on. But it seems that many are also keeping their chequebooks firmly under lock and key, waiting for another stock market crash to happen and for them to buy UK shares for even less.

It’s quite possible that UK shares could crash again before long. Aside from the threat to the global economy posed by a second wave of infections, signs of growing trade tensions could also prompt investors to charge for the exits.  

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2 cheap UK shares I’m looking at

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Why Albertsons Is a Buy: More Meals at Home and the Stock Is Cheap

With Americans eating more meals at home, supermarkets are among the few traditional retailers to thrive, and

Albertsons

Cos., the nation’s fourth-largest grocer, is no exception.

Since the pandemic began in March, the owner of the Safeway and Acme supermarket chains has had sales growth of more than 20% and ample profits. Its stock is a different matter. The company went public in late June at $16 a share, and the stock has since fallen to around $13.

Now is the time to bag these marked-down shares. Albertsons (ticker: ACI) trades at a discount to virtually every company in the grocery business, including dollar stores like

Dollar General

(DG) and the largest food vendor,

Walmart

(WMT).

Albertsons also has an improving outlook and a dynamic CEO in Vivek Sankaran, who joined in 2019 from

PepsiCo

(PEP), where he headed the North American food business.

“We’re undervalued relative to our cash

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2 Cheap Stocks to Buy Before the COVID-19 Vaccine

At the risk of sounding too optimistic, it is highly likely that humans will find a way to deal with COVID-19. There are, however, certain sectors of the economy, like retail-focused real estate investment trusts (REITs), that are taking it on the chin right now because of the pandemic. But if you pick financially strong businesses that can muddle through until science provides the world with an effective vaccine, you might find that you’ve picked up some great stocks on the cheap.

Here are two stocks to consider right now, before there’s a COVID-19 vaccine.

1. It’s not that ugly anymore

After decades of annual dividend increases through good markets and bad, Tanger Factory Outlet Center (NYSE:SKT) suspended its dividend in early 2020. Although it was in strong financial shape, it also tapped virtually all of its outstanding credit line to ensure it had the liquidity it needed to get

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Getting Users Is Historically Cheap. Getting Them To Pay Is Historically Hard

Updated September 18 to fix an error comparing iOS and Android monetization

There’s good news and bad news in the mobile games business.

The good news is that acquiring new users for your mobile game is extremely cheap right now, down to a “historical low of $1.47” per user, averaged globally over iOS and Android. The bad news is that getting your new users to actually buy anything in your game is really hard: game publishers’ cost to activate those new users with an in-app purchase is up 24% to $43.88, the highest it’s been since 2018.

The data is from a new mobile gaming apps report from Liftoff based on over 300 million installs, and 6.5 million in-app purchases.

The study also shows that launching your game on Android could be much better

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Forget Penny Stocks — Cisco Systems Is a Cheap Stock to Buy Now

Do you like to gamble on penny stocks? Tickers selling for less than $5 per share can deliver absolutely massive gains if you get lucky, but these companies are rarely proven performers, and many of your penny stock bets will result in negative returns. That’s fine as long as you know what you’re getting yourself into and are prepared to take some dramatic losses along the way. Many of these stocks are cheap for a reason, after all.

But you don’t have to steel yourself for total losses if you focus on high-quality companies with healthy business plans instead. Their shares will usually cost quite a bit more, but you won’t lose any sleep over their day-to-day market performance. The real key to successful investing is to buy top-shelf companies at reasonable prices, and then sit back to watch them post massive growth for many years or even decades.

One

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3 Cheap Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for Decades

Even with the recent pullback, the stock market remains near all-time highs. There aren’t many stocks with attractive valuations. Of those, quite a few aren’t the kinds of stocks you’d want to touch with a 10-foot pole.

That doesn’t mean that there aren’t some appealing stocks available at bargain prices, though. Here are three cheap ones that you can buy and hold.

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1. AbbVie

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) shares trade at only 7.4 times expected earnings. The big pharma stock is available at a discount primarily because investors aren’t sure how AbbVie will perform once its top-selling drug Humira begins to face biosimilar rivals in the U.S. beginning in 2023.

But there are plenty of reasons to feel pretty good about AbbVie’s prospects. The company already has strong successors to Humira on the market. Rinvoq won Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval last year for treating rheumatoid arthritis,

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Why I’d buy cheap shares in an ISA after the stock market crash to make a million

The stock market crash has caused significant disappointment for many ISA investors. The values of some of their holdings may have declined despite the recent rebound for indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250.

While this may seem like the right time to buy less risky assets, it could in fact be the perfect opportunity to buy high-quality businesses at low prices. In doing so, you could generate higher returns from cheap UK shares as the economy recovers. It may even increase your chances of making a million.

Buying cheap shares after a stock market crash

The natural response to a stock market crash is to avoid UK shares. After all, weak investor sentiment can send their prices even lower in the short run. However, this plan may not be a logical step for any long-term investor to take.

After all, a large proportion of FTSE 100

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