Stocks

In Search Of Recession-Proof Stocks? Here Are Some Places To Look As A Recession Nears

In Search Of Recession-Proof Stocks? Here Are Some Places To Look As A Recession Nears

There’s been talk about the possibility of a recession for much of this year, but the number of potential signals continues to rise, ratcheting up pressure on the recession debate. In fact, hedge fund legend Stanley Druckenmiller is warning of a hard landing next year with the possibility of a deeper recession than most expect. […]

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7 Energy Stocks To Buy On The Dip Or You’ll Be Kicking Yourself Later

7 Energy Stocks To Buy On The Dip Or You’ll Be Kicking Yourself Later

These compelling ideas for energy stocks to buy are finally on discount Take advantage of the lull with these energy stocks to buy on the dip. ConocoPhillips (COP): ConocoPhillips’ vertically integrated business is on sale in the market. Devon Energy (DVN): Devon Energy’s oil and natural gas exploration business is relevant yet discounted. Coterra Energy (CTRA): With global […]

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How To Invest For Rising Interest Rates

How To Invest For Rising Interest Rates

A few weeks ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell threw the stock markets under the bus with his comments about making stopping inflation the Fed’s top priority. If the central bank follows through, the result will have interest rates moving higher and staying higher for longer than stock market investors were expecting. That sent stocks […]

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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

5 Monthly Dividends Yielding 7.9% To 18.3%

5 Monthly Dividends Yielding 7.9% To 18.3%

To paraphrase the great Jerry Maguire: Show me the money. Monthly! I don’t know about you, but my bills come every 30 days. So, I demand the same from my dividends. Monthly dividend payers are a “must have” in retirement. After all, who has the time to track down a quarterly payment? Afternoons are for […]

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Buying Opportunity? These 5 Dividend Growth Stocks Have Totally Collapsed

Buying Opportunity? These 5 Dividend Growth Stocks Have Totally Collapsed

Like buying the dip and profiting from the rip? Want much higher yields as a result of much lower prices? Interested in knowing about high-quality dividend growth stocks that have become way cheaper after totally collapsing? Then you have to check out today’s video. For more on five dividend growth stocks that have totally collapsed […]

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This “Dividend Trade Of The Decade” Crushes Stocks, Drops 28%+ Payout Hikes

This “Dividend Trade Of The Decade” Crushes Stocks, Drops 28%+ Payout Hikes

We aren’t falling for this “head fake” oil plunge. Instead we’re buying what I like to call the “Biden barrel discount”— grabbing beaten-down oil stocks with surging dividends! I’ll drop two tickers primed to ride oil’s next bounce higher in a second. First, though, here’s what I mean by the “Biden barrel discount”: Sure, oil has pulled […]

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Commodities

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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NFT Marketplaces Explained: Everything A Beginner Should Know

NFT Marketplaces Explained: Everything A Beginner Should Know

Over the last couple of years, the NFT (Non-fungible token) marketplace gained quite a lot of traction in the financial circles. That shouldn’t come off as a huge surprise. A little over a year ago, back in 2020, the NFT market was estimated at a respectable $232 million. Over the course of 2021, that number grew to […]

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Pros And Cons Of Investing In Physical Gold

Pros And Cons Of Investing In Physical Gold

Is Gold a Good Investment? Learn the Advantages and Disadvantages of Investing in Gold With inflation at higher levels than we’ve seen in decades, investors are wondering if investing in gold is a good investment. This article will answer all of your questions related to investing in physical gold, gold coins, gold ETFs, and gold […]

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Real Estate

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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Slowing Home Sales Is Great For These Two Stocks

Slowing Home Sales Is Great For These Two Stocks

The pace of existing and new home sales has started to slow dramatically. Sales of existing homes fell 2.4% for April compared to March, and were down 5.9% to a year earlier. New home sales fell even harder, with April sales off 16.6% compared to March, and down 26.9% year-over-year. Rising mortgage rates thanks to […]

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Personal Finance

Student Loan Forgiveness Is Good for Investors. Here’s Why

Student Loan Forgiveness Is Good for Investors. Here’s Why

Investors should take a macro perspective and look at the positives of student debt forgiveness President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is generating plenty of controversy. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have expressed concerns. There is a strong case for why the measure makes sense for overall economic growth, however. Last week, […]

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The Market Is Down. Should I Change How I’m Investing?

The Market Is Down. Should I Change How I’m Investing?

Whether the market goes up or down, we’re never 100% certain about what caused it. However, we can make educated guesses based on factors and events that drive economic shocks. Rising inflation rates not seen in 50 years, a war in Ukraine, supply chain disruptions, and the economic slowdown in China are a few of […]

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Why It’s Important To Make Investments (Even During Uncertain Economic Times)

Why It’s Important To Make Investments (Even During Uncertain Economic Times)

Investments are often associated with keeping your money safe. With all the talk about recessions and inflation this past year, investing may be low on your priority list. If you’re able to budget your money well and have something leftover each month, investing some of your money is still worth considering. An investment is making […]

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In Search Of Recession-Proof Stocks? Here Are Some Places To Look As A Recession Nears

In Search Of Recession-Proof Stocks? Here Are Some Places To Look As A Recession Nears

| September 29, 2022

There’s been talk about the possibility of a recession for much of this year, but the number of potential signals continues to rise, ratcheting up pressure on the recession debate. In fact, hedge fund legend Stanley Druckenmiller is warning of a hard landing next year with the possibility of a deeper recession than most expect. […]

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5 Monthly Dividends Yielding 7.9% To 18.3%

5 Monthly Dividends Yielding 7.9% To 18.3%

| September 27, 2022

To paraphrase the great Jerry Maguire: Show me the money. Monthly! I don’t know about you, but my bills come every 30 days. So, I demand the same from my dividends. Monthly dividend payers are a “must have” in retirement. After all, who has the time to track down a quarterly payment? Afternoons are for […]

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Buying Opportunity? These 5 Dividend Growth Stocks Have Totally Collapsed

Buying Opportunity? These 5 Dividend Growth Stocks Have Totally Collapsed

| September 22, 2022

Like buying the dip and profiting from the rip? Want much higher yields as a result of much lower prices? Interested in knowing about high-quality dividend growth stocks that have become way cheaper after totally collapsing? Then you have to check out today’s video. For more on five dividend growth stocks that have totally collapsed […]

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