Stock’s are getting crushed — is it time to consider ‘babies that have gotten thrown out with the bath water?’

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‘We’ve taken out the froth that had come into the market in certain [mega cap] names. It may be a good opportunity to pick up some really good, high quality growth stories that are on sale right now.’

That’s how John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer Asset Management strategist and Wall Street bull, responded when CNBC asked him in a recent interview if big name stocks like Amazon
and Facebook
are on sale after their big pullbacks.

“It’s probably not a bad time to consider looking for some babies that have gotten thrown out with the bath water,” Stoltzfus continued, adding he wouldn’t, however, “back up the truck” just yet.

Looking ahead, he said that there are two key factors the bull market will need to keep the rally going: A supportive Federal Reserve and a stimulus package. The availability of a vaccine and, of course, the election could also play a big role in where the stock market is headed from here.

“You want to see a result that comes out of this that is friendly to the taxpayer. That’s friendly to business, That’s friendly to creation of jobs — overall a good story for the economy,” Stoltzfus said of who ultimately ends up winning the election. “Anything that challenges that will likely see the markets continued to show nervousness.”

Listen to the whole interview:

Meanwhile, if stocks were, indeed, on sale last week, there are screaming deals to be had this week. At last check, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
S&P 500
and Nasdaq Composite
all got hit hard in Monday’s trading session.

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