i_SVG Created with Sketch.

Capital Markets Elite Group is not a registered U.S. broker-dealer. It does not accept a U.S. Person as a client if that person was solicited by Capital Markets Elite Group. (The definition of “U.S. Person” is here.) Capital Markets Elite Group will rely on a certification from a potential customer that the potential customer either is not a U.S. Person or has not been solicited, directly or indirectly, by Capital Markets Elite Group and has not been induced by Capital Markets Elite Group to engage in securities transactions. In particular, they must certify that they were directed to this website by someone other than Capital Markets Elite Group. They must also certify that they understand that they will not be protected by U.S. laws, regulations and supervisory structures applicable to broker-dealers registered in the U.S. and they do not expect such protections to apply. You should give these certifications only if they are true. If you wish to proceed to the website knowing that, please click “Continue” below. Otherwise click “Leave Website”

Leave Website
  • Products

    Capital Markets Elite Group provides you with a range of online trading and investment products. Learn more about us and our tools to help build your portfolio.

  • Platforms

    View Capital Markets Elite Group’s suite of easy-to-use, powerful and high-tech online stock trading platforms to see which fits your trading needs best.

  • Pricing

    Each product and online trading platform offered by Capital Markets Elite Group has unique features and capabilities with no hidden costs.

  • Services

    Capital Markets Elite Group offers services in addition to our trading platforms to grow your portfolio and supply you with assistance where you need it most.

  • Company

    Capital Markets Elite Group is an online brokerage and independent asset management firm that's customer-focused and results-driven. Let us know how we can further support you.

Start Trading
alphabet google amazon facebook microsoft apple

Invest in MANG instead of FAANG, Jefferies recommends

Based on the current economic climate where interest rates are increasing, there might be wisdom in the recommendation by Jefferies Global for Big Tech stock investors to focus their portfolio on acquiring MANG stocks instead of the infamous FAANG group.

FAANG which comprises Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google has been experiencing pandemic induced instability, along with base earnings that were also impacted, which makes it unlikely that their upcoming earnings will be satisfactory.

Sean Darby, an equity strategist for Jefferies noted on Tuesday that “One of the substitutions for the U.S Treasury trade has been to own the FAANG + M (Microsoft). It is a tad to early in our view.”

The yield on the Treasury note on Monday grazed 3% for the first time in almost 4 years and on Tuesday, was fluttering just underneath.

The FAANG group’s first quarter results have led to a lower rating for the S&P 500 – particularly due to Amazon and Netflix who had a significant decline after revealing their unsatisfactory first quarter estimates- leaving some wondering if they will still be pertinent in the future. This downtrend of FAANG+M has gone against the tide of the other stocks that had reported better than expected estimates.

The MANG portfolio which consists of Microsoft, Apple, Nvidia and Alphabet (Google) might prove to be a relatively better investment based on balance sheet, earnings and cash flow yields. While in reality, only Apple has slightly surpassed the S&P 500 on a comparative basis, and their shares have dropped by 10.3% for 2022, the wider market has declined by 12.3% in the same period.

This content is provided for general information purposes only and is not to be taken as investment advice nor as a recommendation for any security, investment strategy or investment account.

Please check with your financial advisor to ensure that you are aware of the risks associated with your investment strategy and commission costs before placing your trades. You should consider your personal financial circumstances before engaging in any trading activity.

Volatility in the market, trade volumes, and system availability may delay your account access and trade executions. Be aware that the past performance of a particular security or strategy does not guarantee future results or success.