Penny Stocks

3 Stocks With Bullish Insider Buying

3 Stocks With Bullish Insider Buying

It’s this column’s second consecutive week of two minnows and a monster. Routinely, stocks that trade for under $10 and have insider buying are highlighted. But… once again, it was a struggle to find three small fish keepers. There is nuttin’ wrong with a wallhanger (taxidermed trophy fish) now and then. If not for a […]

May 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

When the CEO of a company purchases $6 million worth of stock in short order, investors should take notice. Buys of that magnitude from insiders do not come around often. See the three stocks that have confident insider buying you shouldn’t ignore. Normally this column focuses on stocks with insider buying that trade for less […]

April 29, 2016 | By | Reply More

Options Trading

Short This Overvalued Stock About To Fall

Short This Overvalued Stock About To Fall

As investors, we have many tools of the trade at our disposal. Unfortunately, we are self-absorbed in a way: we believe that we have special knowledge unavailable to other investors. Whether you’re an industry insider or a discerning consumer, there are millions of others like you. This is why I like to turn to novel […]

May 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Investing In Options: Put Time On Your Side

Investing In Options: Put Time On Your Side

As you know, there are four major variables in determining an option’s price – stock price, strike price, time, and volatility. One of the most puzzling aspects of option trading for new option traders is time value premium decay. For instance, I’ve heard from many novice option traders who were shocked to see the value […]

May 16, 2016 | By | Reply More

ETFs

Investing In An Oil ETF

Investing In An Oil ETF

Oil and stocks are moving in lockstep with one another.  And oil is the one in control. If oil prices go up, stocks follow.  If oil prices go down, stocks follow.  If oil has a rare calm day, stocks are flat as well. It has happened time and time again over the last several months. […]

February 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
ETFs With Newmont Mining $NEM Exposure

ETFs With Newmont Mining $NEM Exposure

Newmont Mining $NEM is the top performing stock in the S&P 500 over the last month.  I can hear the gold bugs rejoicing. As of this writing, NEM is up more than 35% in the last month and it’s 48% above the 52-week low. Here Are 2 ETFs With Exposure To Newmont Mining… iShares MSCI […]

February 17, 2016 | By | Reply More

Commodities

2 Options Strategies For Profits From A Hated Sector

2 Options Strategies For Profits From A Hated Sector

In response to a recent article I wrote on the Gold Trust ETF (GLD) some readers have asked my thoughts on gold miners. While my last article was more of a bullish thesis on gold from a fundamental perspective and offered a simple strategy of playing gold by buying GLD, this article on the Market […]

March 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Natural Gas Price: 2016 Rebound?

Natural Gas Price: 2016 Rebound?

Is There Any Hope For A Natural Gas Price Rebound? Much like the price of oil, the natural gas price has been decimated the past few years.  In fact, the commodity recently plunged to new decade lows under $1.90 mmBtu.  At that price, natural gas is 70% lower than where it traded in early 2014. […]

February 24, 2016 | By | Reply More

Dividend Stocks

Sell These Big 12%+ Yield Traps Now

Sell These Big 12%+ Yield Traps Now

There are a growing number of stocks and funds yielding over 12%, luring in unsuspecting investors. Earning $12 in income for every $100 invested sounds great – unfortunately, it’s often too good to be true. Generally, stocks have outsized yields when the market thinks that their income source is threatened. When that happens, a dividend […]

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
2 Stocks To Buy For A Lifetime Of Increasing Dividends

2 Stocks To Buy For A Lifetime Of Increasing Dividends

If you’re playing catch up in your retirement or are still years away, buy these two stocks to help you steadily build wealth. These safe investments have unmatched track records of increasing dividends regardless of bear markets or global recessions and will pay you a bigger dividend every year. My research is indicating that the […]

May 18, 2016 | By | Reply More

Stocks

Will The Fed Raise Rates This Summer?

Will The Fed Raise Rates This Summer?

What a difference a week makes. Two weeks ago the odds were heavily against the Federal Reserve raising interest rates before September. Now it seems the market consensus believes the Fed will raise rates before the end of the summer, either at its June or July meeting (there is no meeting in August). I for […]

May 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
6 Trades To Make If You Believe In Driverless Cars

6 Trades To Make If You Believe In Driverless Cars

If you believe in a future where everyone will be using cars that drive themselves, then make these six trades to profit handsomely when that time arrives. With two million driverless cars hitting the road by 2018, that future may be closer than you think. Imagine a new rule: Upon leaving high school, you are […]

May 13, 2016 | By | Reply More

Other Recent Posts

Lock In 6% Yields Without Stock Market Volatility

Lock In 6% Yields Without Stock Market Volatility

In a world of record low interest rates, where savings accounts offer less than 1% interest, investors are struggling to find a risk-free return on their money that will outpace inflation. With U.S. Treasuries no help, many people are flocking to dividend growth stocks or junk bonds. Unfortunately, both of these can be volatile, as […]

May 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 Safe Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

3 Safe Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

If you have an income stock keeping you up at night, replace it with any of these three safe-haven stocks paying hefty double-digit yields. With plenty of free cash flow to cover their payments, these three dividends are secure and will be great bargains if there is another market selloff again this summer. There is […]

May 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Add These 2 High-Yield IPOs To Your Watchlist

Add These 2 High-Yield IPOs To Your Watchlist

There will be two new opportunities for earning high-yield dividend income hitting the market this year. With the universe of quality high-yield dividend stocks so small, any new additions should be scrutinized to determine if they are worthy investments. Last week’s initial public offering (IPO) REIT spin off by MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) priced at […]

May 6, 2016 | By | Reply More