The U.S. stock market didn’t stick to the script in 2021
The index achieved a return of 26% up to December 16, well above the average increase of around 10% forecast by strategists at the beginning of the year.
Many expected value stocks to finally outperform their growth counterparts after a decade of underperformance. But after getting off to a strong start this year, it ends up in a familiar place, about five percentage points behind growth based on large caps
Every December we identify 10 promising stocks for the new year. Our tips for 2022 have a value proposition and reflect the input from. contrary Barrons Writers, notably Eric J. Savitz, Al Root and Nicholas Jasinski.
Royal Dutch Shell (Ticker: RDS.B),
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ),
Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ), Amazon.com (AMZN),