Equity markets are struggling to maintain their footing after rising sharply since the March lows. This comes at a point when there is no shortage of near-term economic and political risks. The stampede into the mega-cap growth stocks has left them particularly overbought and well ahead of their underlying fundamentals, and some cracks have appeared in the past week or so.
A just-published report examined the best potential new risk/reward opportunities outside of the high-flying Nasdaq stocks. The opportunities were grouped around several big themes, including: