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Food Stocks to Buy, Cheap Stocks to Avoid, Calling a Bottom and Bargain Hunting

By:James Melton

A weekly look inside Luckbox

Putting your money where your mouth is

The current issue of Luckbox magazine focuses on the food business and how it’s evolving to meet changing habits and accommodate new research. We do it by examining the possible merger of grocery giants Kroger (KR) and Albertsons (ACI), the growth strategy of Chicago-based hot-dog chain Portillo’s (PTLO) and how Deere & Co. (DE) uses AI. We also go way Beyond Meat (BYND) to cover alternative proteins, bioactive technology and why potash is a long-term buy.

Food and beverage stocks are having their worst year relative to the S&P 500 in more than two decades, leaving too many investors with a queasy feeling of FOMO. But despite the sector’s struggles, we see reasons to consider investing in food stocks. And, as usual, Luckbox also offers actionable trading ideas. Click here to read the entire issue for free.

Luckbox presents: Cathie Wood and an insider trading problem

Luckbox editor at large Garrett Baldwin is less than impressed with Cathie Wood's Ark Genomic Revolution ETF (ARKG). After dumping Nvidia (NVDA) and Tesla (TLSA), Wood loaded up on two "cheap stocks". Baldwin explains where she went wrong and why you might not want to follow Wood's lead.

Spotting a market bottom

Nobody can see the future. But historical data demonstrates that readings in the put/call ratio have been a fairly reliable indicator when it comes to signaling potential market bottoms. Here's how to use an important ratio to spot the phenomenon . Read the whole story here.

Looking for a bargain?

Over 30 days, virtually all the major stock market sectors traded lower, led by the utilities sector, which was down 9% over that period. A slew of large cap stocks recently notched brand-new 52-week lows. Despite the selloff, the rallies in the technology and communications sectors remain intact, with both sectors still up more than 35% year-to-date. Read the whole story.

For all of that news and more, turn to Luckbox magazine.

James Melton is managing editor of Luckbox magazine.

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