In a perfect world, we’d all have access to the same information, and stocks would price themselves quickly and accurately, and there’d be no “mystery” or uncertainty in taking a position.
It’s a pretty thought.
Only there is one catch – there wouldn’t be any massive opportunities like the one I’m going to show you, either.
You see, as a thrifty man, I’m always hunting for a good deal.
But the best, most satisfying, ones are always those that effortlessly fall into your lap.
And that’s exactly the kind of play that we’re going to look at.
What I’m going to show you is the next best thing to getting something for nothing.
It’s not unlike what used to happen in brick-and-mortar stores back in the day, before barcodes and RFID tags, when a high school kid would go around with a sticker gun, sticking prices on items, and make a mistake.
It might not have been so great for the employee, but it was always a sweet feeling for the consumer to get an unexpected deal.
Well, the exact same thing is happening right now in one of the best pharma companies on the market…
And it’s a “sweet deal” investors won’t want to miss out on…
Here’s what else I’m following…
None of the problems in the beleaguered retail industry hits closer to home than that of Sears Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD).
Like me, you probably had a dad or uncle that swore by Sears for, if nothing else, its tools for various home-repair projects. Craftsman was a dominant tool brand for much of its 90 years – and Sears was the only game in town to get them for a time.
The tools lasted seemingly forever and, when there was a rare problem, the warranties were fantastic and easy to use. Several generations of consumers simply refused to buy tools anywhere else.
Sears is defining case study for problems the retail space. Founded 131 years ago, Sears itself admits it’s close to closing its doors after losing $10 billion over the last decade.
To me, when Sears sold the Craftsman brand in January to Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), they might as well have played “Taps” and raised the white flag.
Granted, Sears’ situation is far from unique. More than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors this year, according to Credit Suisse.
That’s a higher rate than the record year of 2008 – the height of the financial crisis. News of closures seems to arrive daily now.
Recent examples include Bebe Stores Inc. (Nasdaq: BEBE), which plans to close its 168 outlets and sell solely online, and Urban Outfitters Inc. (Nasdaq: URBN), which said the very future of the retail sector isin doubt.
But you never hear about two retailers closing stores – The Home Depot Co. (NYSE: HD) and Lowe’s Cos. (NYSE: LOW).
They’re riding the strength of the $700 billion global home services market.
Today, I want to tell you about a tech firm that made a key buyout in this bulletproof sector – and why the move could put money in your pocket.
Take a look…