2 Home Improvement Stocks to Buy in September, 2 to Avoid

A substantial rise in new-home purchases, and the growing popularity of DIY and smart home technologies, have contributed significantly to the growth of the home improvement industry. So, we think fundamentally strong stocks in this space, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) and Mohawk Industries (MHK), are worth betting on now. Conversely, Home Depot (HD) and Sherwin-Williams (SHW) don’t look well-positioned to capitalize on the industry tailwinds. Their bleak financials make the stocks of these two companies best avoided now. Read on.

Home improvement trends have changed markedly over the past year because the COVID-19 pandemic sparked an unprecedented tidal wave of housing

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Travel stocks decelerate as Covid fears grow but one stock may endure

Travel stocks have taken a hit this week as fears over the delta variant grow.

As of Thursday’s close, hotel stocks such as Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott and InterContinental were on track for weekly losses as steep as 4%, far wider than the 1% drop for the S&P 500. Those names were also under pressure after the latest data from travel metrics company STR showed hotel occupancy decline in August after rising in June and July.

One stock could withstand more weakness in travel activity into the fall, though. In an interview with CNBC’s “Trading Nation,” Inside Edge Capital Management founder

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