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November 20, 2017

Jim Lowell talks Investment Focus with CNBC

In his latest interview with CNBC, Jim Lowell discusses how Americans have been able to benefit from a slow growth economy in the U.S. for the last eight years with the global economy catching up. Lowell goes on to say that while U.S. middle income earners are receiving soft wages, U.S. consumers are in fine spending shape. As a result, the U.S. consumer isn't behaving like an irrationally exuberant investor and instead, they are very cautious.

November 14, 2017

The NASDAQ is Up 25% Year-to-Date—What Could go Wrong?

Now is not the time to buy whole markets, so avoid index funds that don't have refinement to them. Instead, look to active managers who have the skills to select reasonable prices within any given marketplace.

October 30, 2017

Bargain-hunting in today’s markets

If you focus on the fundamentals instead of tumultuous headlines, you'll find investment opportunities that continue to pave the way to reasonable gains.

October 09, 2017

Jim Lowell talks labor reports with MSN

In his latest MSN interview, Jim Lowell discusses labor reports and informs investors that should they know more people are employed and wages, even though tepid, are trending in the right direction. He goes on to say that despite the slow growth economy in the U.S., consumers are responsible for 2/3 of economic activity in the country along with more than a 1/3 of global economic activity. And as a result, the overall job transit is positive.

October 03, 2017

Jim Lowell talks assets with Time.com

"With valuations where they are, and with the world in the condition it's in, I don't know any investor who isn't asking whether they shouldn't move at least a portion of their assets outside of the stock market," says Jim

October 03, 2017

US Market Correction Could be a Buying Opportunity

Selective investing in active managers who know how to avoid overvalued stocks is going to be key to intermediate-term success for investors.

September 22, 2017

Who Says You Can’t Beat the Market?

As I explain in a recent Barron's piece "Who Says You Can't Beat the Market?", Joel Tillinghast at Low-Priced Stock has crushed his benchmark time and again, even with 40% of his portfolio in foreign stocks. That's one way you can understand you're in the presence of a truly skilled stockpicker.

August 15, 2017

Is it a Good Time to be an Investor?

It’s not an easy time to be an investor especially an amateur trying to rush into the market and follow its momentum, says Jim Lowell, Editor of Fidelity Investor.

August 04, 2017

Jim on CNBC: “We Will See Some Sort of Pullback In This Market”

Fundamentals remain solid in the U.S. and other developed markets, but it would be more surprising not to see a reversion to the mean of 10% or more in U.S. stocks sometime soon than to see it, Jim tells Martin Soong on CNBC.

July 07, 2017

Bloomberg Interview with Jim Lowell

The market environment recently feels good from a fundamental standpoint, says Jim Lowell, Editor of Fidelity Investor.