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The popular image of big successful traders pounding their chest and always being right is really the guy that ends up out of the market after a couple of years when a secular or cyclical trend reverses. The best traders that have longevity, who have been through multiple market cycles and have consistently made money are very humble. At the end of the day, what a hedge fund is supposed to do is- make money in any market environment regardless of their strategy. S: EM presents tremendous opportunities just as any new market presents great opportunities. For example: If the US market is down 10% but the US currency is down 50%, perhaps EM will be up, especially if you’re a US based investor.
He implied that SHLD stock is no different than investing in a company with a hedge fund manager trying to make his stocks go up. After today’s drop of almost $10.00 after earnings, Cramer said the stock is going back up. He says this is a gift. He noted Under Armour (UARM) is the younger investor’s stock that has a lot of room for growth down the road. NKE trades cheaper, and is more defensive in nature trying toi preserve market share it has. Looking at the results, Paul Meeks, a hardware analyst interviews on CNBC, believes that the results only merit a share price of $40 to $41, which is where the stock trades now.
UARM is a high-multiple stock that would crumble if the company messes up. Cramer said UARM’s 31% market share could pass NKE’s 36%, but UARM could take market share and NKE stock could still keep rising because they are different stories. Traders buy stocks with the intent of making money, which means buying an undervalued stock when it is low, and selling it when it is high.
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