Penny Stocks

3 Turnaround Stocks For Quick Gains In 2017

3 Turnaround Stocks For Quick Gains In 2017

After watching the biggest turnaround story in sports, Bret Jensen was inspired to pick out three stocks that have been “left for dead” by the market but have great chances to be resurrected in 2017. Each of these stocks has a tough road ahead but if successful could return investors huge wads of money.  “When […]

February 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Reverse Stock Splits That Could Be Ticking Time Bombs

3 Reverse Stock Splits That Could Be Ticking Time Bombs

Reverse stock splits rarely save struggling stocks On the surface, reverse stock splits may seem like reasonable moves for struggling companies to make. Once a stock dips near or below $1 per share, there are a lot of potential dangers. First, many institutional investors are forbidden by rule from investing in stocks priced under $5. […]

February 3, 2017 | By | Reply More

Dividend Stocks

14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

Every week I go through the list of dividend increases, as part of my monitoring process. I monitor the dividend increases from companies I own, and for companies I may be interested in the future. I find it helpful to see companies that I have bought almost a decade ago, still delivering consistent annual increases. […]

February 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Here’s The Best Time To Buy These 2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Here’s The Best Time To Buy These 2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Buying the dips on these two stocks, like Tim Plaehn explains in this article, effectively boosts the yield he earns on his investment and makes sure he puts more cash in his pocket. With his intimate knowledge of share price swings, Tim knows exactly the right time to recommend these two stocks.  When it comes […]

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Stocks

7 Tech Stocks With Explosive Growth Potential

7 Tech Stocks With Explosive Growth Potential

This year will be a stock picker’s year, and these are great choices Tech giants Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) comprise 23% of all U.S. corporate holdings outside the financial sector, according to rating agency Moody’s. Then you have the buzz around the FANG stocks — Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and […]

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
FutureFuel Would Make A Great Acquisition

FutureFuel Would Make A Great Acquisition

One of the cheapest stocks in our All Investable – Deep Value Stock Screener is FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF). FutureFuel is a leading manufacturer of diversified chemical products and biofuels. FutureFuel’s chemicals segment manufactures specialty chemicals for specific customers (“custom manufacturing”) as well as multi-customer specialty chemicals (“performance chemicals”). FutureFuel’s custom manufacturing product portfolio includes a laundry detergent […]

January 20, 2017 | By | Reply More

Options Trading

The 3 Best Bear Trades On Wall Street Right Now

The 3 Best Bear Trades On Wall Street Right Now

Bear trades have become scarce, but these three are worth watching Let’s be honest. Profitable bears are becoming a rare breed these days, what with new all-time highs gripping stocks across the land and optimism flooding the Street. But not all bear trades are lost. Some still can be found in individual companies plagued by […]

February 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Naked Puts To Make A Safe $1,000

3 Naked Puts To Make A Safe $1,000

You can generate $1,000 in cash this month selling these naked puts Here we are in 2017, and just about to hit our first monthly expiration date. That means it’s a good time to cast our lines for naked puts that expire in February. Of course, that also means we need a quick reminder about […]

January 27, 2017 | By | Reply More

Commodities

7 Gold Stocks That Will Shine Under Trump

7 Gold Stocks That Will Shine Under Trump

Don’t worry about economic prosperity — gold stocks will have their day! Although a hero to working class conservatives and political outsiders, President Donald Trump has put them in an awkward situation. Consider that when Trump was campaigning, he did an interview with Alex Jones. Yes, that Alex Jones of the 9/11 truther movement and […]

February 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Precious Metals v. Mining Stocks: What You Need To Know

Precious Metals v. Mining Stocks: What You Need To Know

Most readers of this column own (or plan to own) physical precious metals – gold and silver, perhaps even some platinum or palladium. They may also own mining stocks. But which category is “best”? It’s like asking, “What’s the most efficient exercise?” or “What’s the best fishing lure?” Truth be known, it’s really about what […]

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More

ETFs

3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

Instead of meticulously picking one high paying stock after another – in hopes of building a secure dividend stream – how about simply buying a fund or two that does everything for you? After all, you’ve already made the correct asset allocation in choosing dividend stocks – which outperform non-payers by a wide margin. There […]

February 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 Funds That Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg

5 Funds That Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg

If you want to save a million dollars, you need to save a ton of money over a lifetime. Or at least that’s what we’re constantly told. But it’s not true. The fact is, you can save $1 million a lot quicker by saving just $298 per month. It just takes a contrarian’s view on […]

January 30, 2017 | By | Reply More

Other Recent Posts

Is Small Cap Strength Sustainable?

Is Small Cap Strength Sustainable?

Small caps have surged since Election Day. As shown in Figure 1, the small cap Russell 2000 Index has outperformed the large cap S&P 500 by 8.1% since November 8, 2016. The relative strength has been driven by several election-related factors, including prospects for corporate tax reform, deregulation, and President-elect Donald Trump’s efforts to encourage […]

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Twenty-two radio interviews for the new book, 10 of them live. At this point, my voice is tired. So are gold sellers. Gold peaked at $1,934 in September of 2011 – the last major commodity to peak in the 30-year cycle that first peaked in mid-2008. Silver peaked in late April 2011, after retesting its […]

5 Diversified Vanguard Funds Paying 4% Or More

5 Diversified Vanguard Funds Paying 4% Or More

Vanguard’s offerings don’t usually attract much attention from income investors. But they should – and I’m going to analyze five of the firm’s highest yield (and low cost) offerings shortly. Three of them are compelling portfolio conveniences, while two have lagged their competitors in disappointing un-Vanguard-like manners. While Vanguard provides a few actively managed funds, […]

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