Is Now the Time to Buy Stocks?


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

Billionaire fund manager Leon Cooperman says we need to take advantage of the market today and buy stocks. Cooperman thinks student-loan company Sallie Mae in particular is a great long-term play as students will need loans to go to school. He also believes Apple is very cheap relative to its future. Finally, Cooperman likes strong managers and is partial to JPMorgan at the moment. One stock from John and David's real-money portfolio that might fit in Cooperman's strategy is Denbury Resources. It's a solid oil producer with a low-cost extraction process, a solid management team, and is a cheap stock. That's how Cooperman made his billions, right?

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At the time thisarticle was published David Meierowns shares of Apple. John Reeves owns shares of Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Denbury Resources, JPMorgan Chase, and Qualcomm. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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