Penny Stocks

4 Likely Biotech Takeover Targets To Buy

4 Likely Biotech Takeover Targets To Buy

After biotech stock Relypsa was bought out last week for a 60% premium, the odds of M&A heating up in this sector increased dramatically. Bret Jensen shares four more likely takeover targets that should be on your watchlist. It was a good week for the Biotech Gems portfolio. Progenics Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PGNX) leapt 25% in […]

July 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
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

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

Dividend Stocks

3 Little-Known Dividend Stocks To Buy For Growth And Income

3 Little-Known Dividend Stocks To Buy For Growth And Income

Unlike many dividend stocks, these three picks have the potential to hand investors share price gains and big dividend checks. Find out what makes these under-the-radar growth stocks smart additions to your portfolio. In general, the best opportunities for dividend income-focused investors can be found in the mid-cap sector of the stock market. In many […]

July 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Get A Private Equity Edge With 13.7% Yields

Get A Private Equity Edge With 13.7% Yields

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be a multi-millionaire to invest in private equity. In fact, if you have as little as $10 available in a brokerage account, you can do it. This is especially important nowadays, because the stock market just isn’t cutting it anymore. Let’s face it: 2016 has not been […]

July 11, 2016 | By | Reply More

Stocks

Housing Stocks Rally To A New Roof?

Housing Stocks Rally To A New Roof?

A key index of housing stocks hit a 9-year high today – but will its break above the 2015 high be sustainable? The recent historically tight range-bound trade in the major stock averages continues to unfold, but in a rather interesting manner. The lack of direction in the averages is partially the result of a […]

July 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 Oversold REITs Yielding 6% Or More

3 Oversold REITs Yielding 6% Or More

Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have been on a tear. For instance, Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) is up a shocking 32% year-to-date, and it also happens to be a stock we recommended a few weeks ago. Many more REITs are up double-digits over the past year, making income-hungry investors wary of buying at too high of […]

July 22, 2016 | By | Reply More

Real Estate

U.S. Home Prices Are Hitting Peak Bubble Territory

U.S. Home Prices Are Hitting Peak Bubble Territory

Two weeks ago, I wrote about an upcoming New York City condominium listing for $250 million. I mention this because, as I’ve explained before, it’s always the tallest buildings and priciest condos to get hit during major downturns. Just look at the early 1930s and mid-1970s marking peak bubbles if you don’t believe me! You’ll […]

Should You Use 401K Money To Buy A Home?

Should You Use 401K Money To Buy A Home?

Retirement aside, owning a home is the most significant financial milestone of our lives. Yet many Millennials, who are struggling to reach the same financial milestones as their parents, have found home ownership particularly elusive. According to a report from the National Association of Realtors, the number of Millennials living with their parents increased almost […]

July 18, 2016 | By | Reply More

Commodities

How The Oil Bust Is Crushing The Office Real Estate Market

How The Oil Bust Is Crushing The Office Real Estate Market

Commercial real estate, particularly office space, in Calgary, Alberta, the epicenter of the Canadian oil bust with 1.2 million people, is collapsing at a breath-taking rate. As companies in the oil & gas sector have downsized or gone out of business, 25,000 people who used to work downtown have lost their jobs. Office vacancy rates […]

July 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Is Peak Oil Demand In Sight?

Is Peak Oil Demand In Sight?

Our latest research suggests lower long-term growth in demand for oil than previously forecast. This warrants a fresh, critical look at energy investments. Energy outlook: Key insights Our business-as-usual case integrates the latest McKinsey view on economic-growth fundamentals and granular sector and regional insights. Six key points have emerged: Growth in global energy demand will […]

July 8, 2016 | By | Reply More

Other Recent Posts

4 Undervalued Stocks To Buy And 5 Overvalued Stocks To Sell

4 Undervalued Stocks To Buy And 5 Overvalued Stocks To Sell

Now that we’re at the half point of 2016, Bret Jensen identifies the best and worst areas to put your money for the rest of the year. Plus Bret gives you his favorite stocks in each of those sectors along with five stocks facing significant headwinds. It is hard to believe we are already in […]

July 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
4 Brexit Bargains With Big Dividends

4 Brexit Bargains With Big Dividends

Right now, the market only cares about one thing: Brexit. The market is volatile—which means now is a time to buy, buy and buy more as fears drive stocks too cheap. But the simple fact is no one knows exactly how Brexit will impact the world’s various economies. For sure, there’s a consensus that Britain […]

July 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Post-Brexit Retirement Portfolio: 4 Buys For 100% Gains And 6.0% Yields

The Post-Brexit Retirement Portfolio: 4 Buys For 100% Gains And 6.0% Yields

All weekend long I’ve heard from investors terrified of Brexit’s impact on their nest eggs. For the most part, they are in or near retirement—and now more than ever they are looking to shift more of their portfolio into fixed-income securities. The problem? These are grim times for fixed-income investors. A one-year CD yields around […]

July 1, 2016 | By | Reply More