Stocks

Hard Landing Coming? Investors Don’t Think So

Hard Landing Coming? Investors Don’t Think So

Is a “hard landing” coming, economically speaking, as the Fed continues its most aggressive rate hike campaign in 40 years? Investors don’t seem to think so as investors continue to chase economically sensitive stocks despite the underlying economic deterioration. Such was a point made recently by Jesse Felder, noting: “The cyclicals-to-defensives ratio has yet to really react even […]

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7 Stocks To Buy At The ‘Midterm Elections’ Bottom

7 Stocks To Buy At The ‘Midterm Elections’ Bottom

These undervalued stock ideas are too good to ignore Although the concept of stocks to buy at the ‘midterm elections’ bottom seems farfetched considering the broader volatility this year, the calendar might provide a change of heart. According to The New York Times, the U.S. equities sector generally follows election-related patterns. “The months leading up to midterm elections […]

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7 Bargain Stocks To Buy For Under $10

7 Bargain Stocks To Buy For Under $10

These ‘shadow’ plays may attract speculators Cheap doesn’t always mean terrible for these bargain stocks to buy. Global Self Storage (SELF): A transitional opportunity gap bodes well for Global Self Storage. Ambev (ABEV): Ambev might benefit from cynical tailwinds during a downturn. TransGlobe Energy (TGA): Geopolitics shines a cynical light on TransGlobe Energy. Vaalco Energy (EGY): Vaalco Energy brings […]

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ETFs

Breaking Down ETFs – What They Are And How They Help Build Wealth

Breaking Down ETFs – What They Are And How They Help Build Wealth

The idea of pooling investment assets has been around for centuries.  Mutual Funds first appeared in the 1920s.  But it wasn’t until the 1980s that mutual funds became widely popular with mainstream investors. In recent years, ETFs have taken off as an alternative to mutual funds. An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a “basket” of stocks, […]

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3 Funds For Your Money During The Market Crash

3 Funds For Your Money During The Market Crash

The markets are ugly. This market crash is ugly. Volatility, as measured by the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) just spiked to 32.76. Traders are running scared. Stocks are plunging. Inflation is out of control. Central banks are racing to cool inflation. The Dow fell from its April 2022 high of about 35,500 to 30,663. There […]

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The 7 Best ETFs To Buy Now If You’re Looking For Safety

The 7 Best ETFs To Buy Now If You’re Looking For Safety

Spreading out your bets could be the smartest approach Although betting on a single company often yields the highest rewards, a basket of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) could give your portfolio the widest surface area possible. United States Oil Fund (USO): With the hydrocarbon sector one of the few viable ones, USO is one of the best […]

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Dividend Stocks

Record Dividends Are Energizing These Oil Majors

Record Dividends Are Energizing These Oil Majors

It’s a good time to be an investor that focuses on dividends. According to the asset management company Janus Henderson, investors enjoyed a record haul for global dividends in the third quarter. Total global payouts hit $415.9 billion in the third quarter of 2022. The seven percent rise from the same period a year ago […]

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This 13.4% Monthly Dividend Is Absurdly Oversold

This 13.4% Monthly Dividend Is Absurdly Oversold

Savvy investors know that when markets crash, the most beaten-up sectors are often the ones that lead the (inevitable) surge higher. It’s one of the most reliable trends in investing. With their valuations (and dividend yields) crushed, these stocks are tempting bait for bargain hunters who like to run against the herd. The 2008 financial crisis is […]

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5 Top Stocks To Buy In November 2022! (Beat The Recession)

5 Top Stocks To Buy In November 2022! (Beat The Recession)

Like buying stocks when there’s blood in the streets? Do you insist on getting great deals, which means lower valuations and higher yields? Want to know my top five stocks for November 2022? Then you have to check out today’s video. For more on my top five dividend growth stocks for November 2022, check out […]

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Commodities

Record Dividends Are Energizing These Oil Majors

Record Dividends Are Energizing These Oil Majors

It’s a good time to be an investor that focuses on dividends. According to the asset management company Janus Henderson, investors enjoyed a record haul for global dividends in the third quarter. Total global payouts hit $415.9 billion in the third quarter of 2022. The seven percent rise from the same period a year ago […]

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7 Cryptos To Watch As Investors Batten Down The Hatches

7 Cryptos To Watch As Investors Batten Down The Hatches

It’s time to think long term With the dramatic implosion of the blockchain ecosystem, it’s time to seriously reconsider the framework of cryptos. No, I’m not suggesting that investors forever abandon ship on digital assets. Clearly, the concept of decentralized trading resonates with millions of young investors. However, we may be due for an extended […]

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Stock Market Chaos & Big Moves Happening Just Around The Corner

Stock Market Chaos & Big Moves Happening Just Around The Corner

Chris Vermeulen of The Technical Traders joins Elijah K Johnson from Liberty and Finance to talk about the chaos and big moves that may happen in the stock market. Looking at the daily charts of gold, silver, and miners, we can see they’ve had a recent rally and worked themselves higher and sideways. When the stock market […]

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Real Estate

Real Estate: Prepare For Massive Wealth Creation In 2023

Real Estate: Prepare For Massive Wealth Creation In 2023

Entrepreneurs and investors should prepare for one of the most significant wealth-creation opportunities of their lifetime in 2023. It will be similar to the COVID housing bubble in terms of watching your home value rise quarter after quarter, but this time it will be sustainable and carry you into retirement with more than enough cash […]

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The State Of The Housing Market

The State Of The Housing Market

Today’s U.S. housing market is a study in contradictions. After a stretch of strong and often frenetic activity by buyers during the pandemic period, sales have been in a slump. Housing inventory, which was in acute short supply before the pandemic, is slowly starting to become a bit more bountiful. But home prices have continued to rise […]

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4 Great REITs For The Rest Of 2022 And Beyond

4 Great REITs For The Rest Of 2022 And Beyond

REITs (real estate investment trusts) are still delivering roughly twice the income of the broader market. And that’s just the sector average. Four highly profitable REITs in particular are yielding 4% and up today. We’ll discuss them in a moment. Interest rates are rising, and “common wisdom” says it’s a bad time to buy REITs because they behave […]

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Personal Finance

5 Places To Park Cash Held For Short-Term Needs

5 Places To Park Cash Held For Short-Term Needs

Where can you park cash you expect you will need in a year or less? What about your emergency fund? Are you saving for a house, a wedding, or another financial goal that you expect to pay for in the short term? You’d like your money to earn something, but you don’t want to take […]

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Ten Steps, Ten Years To Retirement

Ten Steps, Ten Years To Retirement

Ten years feels like an eternity, yet close enough to retirement to set the stage for preparation. To make the journey easier, one step at a time, here are ten steps, ten years to retirement. When do people get serious about saving for retirement? The answer probably won’t surprise you. Many families have challenges saving. […]

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Your Cash Could Be Earning You More Income

Your Cash Could Be Earning You More Income

With interest rates rising, your cash holdings could now earn you some interest income. Again, they could—but they may not be doing so. Many financial institutions are not passing along higher interest to customers holding cash. You should check to see how much your money earns, and if it’s a pittance, look at some alternatives. Here […]

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Record Dividends Are Energizing These Oil Majors

Record Dividends Are Energizing These Oil Majors

| November 29, 2022

It’s a good time to be an investor that focuses on dividends. According to the asset management company Janus Henderson, investors enjoyed a record haul for global dividends in the third quarter. Total global payouts hit $415.9 billion in the third quarter of 2022. The seven percent rise from the same period a year ago […]

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Hard Landing Coming? Investors Don’t Think So

Hard Landing Coming? Investors Don’t Think So

| November 22, 2022

Is a “hard landing” coming, economically speaking, as the Fed continues its most aggressive rate hike campaign in 40 years? Investors don’t seem to think so as investors continue to chase economically sensitive stocks despite the underlying economic deterioration. Such was a point made recently by Jesse Felder, noting: “The cyclicals-to-defensives ratio has yet to really react even […]

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This 13.4% Monthly Dividend Is Absurdly Oversold

This 13.4% Monthly Dividend Is Absurdly Oversold

| November 17, 2022

Savvy investors know that when markets crash, the most beaten-up sectors are often the ones that lead the (inevitable) surge higher. It’s one of the most reliable trends in investing. With their valuations (and dividend yields) crushed, these stocks are tempting bait for bargain hunters who like to run against the herd. The 2008 financial crisis is […]

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