In a December 1997 issue of Barron's, a Merrill Lynch poll found that the top strategy among 122 institutions surveyed was to buy stocks of companies that exceed earnings expectations and sell the companies that fall short.
Core holdings in health care type stocks catering to seniors like retirement homes. Check my SA blog for commentary on how the market functions and how to avoid pumped up bubbling stocks. I'm a contrarian, so I'm unpopular a lot of the time.
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