Penny Stocks

Sell These 5 Stocks On The Verge Of Bankruptcy

Sell These 5 Stocks On The Verge Of Bankruptcy

These stocks have serious red flags and are ticking time bombs in your portfolio. Several companies from our 2014 and 2015 watchlists are already bankrupt or very close, and the companies profiled this year are likely on the same track. Dump these losers immediately. Bankruptcies — no one likes to talk about them, but they’re […]

February 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Be Smarter Than the Smartest Investors

Be Smarter Than the Smartest Investors

A couple times a year the biotech sector gives the retail investor the chance to look smarter than the “smart money” investor. That is, the retail investor can pick up shares of a promising biotech company at a better price than what the institutional investor paid. The institutional investor spent a lot of time and […]

February 1, 2016 | By | Reply More

Options Trading

Options Trading Strategies To Avoid For 2016

Options Trading Strategies To Avoid For 2016

Options Trading Strategies To Avoid For 2016 Hard to believe but 2016 is right around the corner.  While the financial markets don’t really care what calendar year it is, we as investors tend to like to group market conditions by the year. For instance, 2015 will most likely be the year of tepid growth and […]

December 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Options Trading And The New Normal

Options Trading And The New Normal

Options Trading And The New Normal As we approach the end of the year, we can start to piece together what kind of year it’s been for US stocks.  There are basically two different stories to tell in 2015. There was the August correction and subsequent rebound.  And, there’s been a whole bunch of range-bound […]

November 30, 2015 | By | Reply More

ETFs

Sector ETFs To Buy In January

Sector ETFs To Buy In January

Stocks are off to a dreadful start in 2016.  The S&P 500 is down 11% from the 52-week highs.  It’s not even close to the 20% drop needed to be an official bear market. Yet, you can’t read, watch, or listen to anything about the financial markets without hearing about how stocks are headed for […]

January 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Solar Stocks Are The New Value Stocks

Solar Stocks Are The New Value Stocks

First Solar $FSLR was one of the few stocks to start the year on a positive note. The stock was up 8% in the first few days of trading in 2016. The rally was sparked by an upgrade from Goldman Sachs $GS.  The Goldman analyst said the stock could go up 50%. The interesting call […]

January 15, 2016 | By | Reply More

Commodities

Chesapeake Energy: Another One Bites The Dust?

Chesapeake Energy: Another One Bites The Dust?

Is Chesapeake Energy Headed To Bankruptcy Court? Things are quickly going from bad to worse in the US energy space… Case in point, shares of one of the largest natural gas producers in the US sank 50% in yesterday’s trading session.  Chesapeake Energy $CHK plunged as low as $1.55 a share as panicked investors ran […]

February 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Baltic Dry Index Signals Crash!

The Baltic Dry Index Signals Crash!

Baltic Dry Index Hits Record Low… Over the past few weeks, we’ve discussed important economic factors and data points suggesting a recession and big market downturn is looming in 2016. From horrifically weak Chinese economic data to outrageously poor performance in the commodities space, there are plenty of signs suggesting global growth is screeching to a […]

January 22, 2016 | By | Reply More

Dividend Stocks

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks. But that’s the worst thing you could do, especially if you have a long time horizon and you mainly hold dividend-paying US companies. In fact, if […]

January 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 Safe Dividend Stocks To Earn Double-Digit Yields Forever

3 Safe Dividend Stocks To Earn Double-Digit Yields Forever

Take advantage of the bargain prices that have lifted these stocks’ yields to new highs and lock in double-digit yields forever. This is a rare buying opportunity for three profitable and growing companies dragged down by the immense fear currently gripping the market. Bear markets happen. It’s a fact of investing in the stock market. […]

January 27, 2016 | By | Reply More

Stocks

Your Portfolio Is Missing This Safe And Growing Stock

Your Portfolio Is Missing This Safe And Growing Stock

It will easily outperform the market in 2016 and if you buy in today you will be able to participate in years of growing shareholder value from this tech behemoth. If you do not have this stock in your portfolio you are making a big mistake.  Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) the new holding company for Google reported after […]

February 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
5 REITs To Buy Now And Hold Forever

5 REITs To Buy Now And Hold Forever

Now that everyone’s a bit fearful, it’s time for us contrarians to get greedy for yield. Last week, we discussed three great dividend stocks to buy now and hold forever. These top-notch businesses are going to grow their earnings steadily in the years and decades ahead. And they’re selling at discount prices for the moment, […]

February 5, 2016 | By | Reply More

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Tiny Biotech Stock Set To Go Higher With Cure For Something Other Than Cancer

Tiny Biotech Stock Set To Go Higher With Cure For Something Other Than Cancer

Traditionally, biotech investors are handsomely rewarded for owning shares of companies working on treatments for cancer, once approved by the FDA.  Yet there is one company poised to skyrocket on a drug that cures a non-cancerous ailment.  Sophiris Bio (SPHS, $1.67) is knocking on the door of an effective treatment for enlarged prostate. Located in […]

January 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 Mobile Tech Stocks Eating Apple’s Lunch

3 Mobile Tech Stocks Eating Apple’s Lunch

Apple may be falling on harder times, and the technology goliath is feeling the pressure from these three fast-moving and nimble companies coming to eat up their market share and profits. After years of leading the mobile technology revolution and helping pace large cap stocks to new highs, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) seems to have hit […]

January 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Gold Price Surge In 2016?

Gold Price Surge In 2016?

Gold Price Surge Coming This Year? No doubt about it, gold bulls have endured more than their fair share of embarrassment the past few years.  Ever since the yellow metal rocketed to $1,900 an ounce in 2011, it’s been nothing but bad news and lower prices. Fact is, gold has dropped just over $800 an […]

January 11, 2016 | By | Reply More