Michael Foster

Michael Foster is the Senior Analyst at Contrarian Outlook.

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2 Top Contrarian Buys For The Rest Of 2018

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
2 Top Contrarian Buys For The Rest Of 2018

Remember seven months ago, when investors were freaking out over North Korea and a future trade war? They were also wringing their hands over popular volatility funds like the VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX (XIV), which blew up in February and destroyed millions of dollars of invested cash. All of these shocks sent the S&P 500 tumbling over 10% […]

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3 Quick Buys For Dividends Up To 6% (And 112% Upside)

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
3 Quick Buys For Dividends Up To 6% (And 112% Upside)

There’s been a massive discount building in a pocket of the market where you can get big dividends that are entirely tax-free. And I’m going to show you three “1-click” ways to tap this income investor’s wonderland today. I know that tax-free anything these days sounds impossible, but in this case, I assure you it’s not. […]

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3 Exploding ETF Trends (And 33 Funds You Can Buy Now)

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Exploding ETF Trends (And 33 Funds You Can Buy Now)

If you’re like most folks, you probably think it’s tough for any fund to beat the S&P 500, especially in a year when the index jumped some 15%. But you’d be wrong. Truth is a lot of funds are doing better, with over 660 beating the S&P 500. And the top-performers share 3 common themes that could […]

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Why You Need To Invest In Closed-End Funds

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why You Need To Invest In Closed-End Funds

By now you probably either invest in closed-end funds (CEF) or have heard more folks talking about them. There’s a good reason why: dividends! With 10-Year Treasuries yielding around 2.3% and your typical S&P 500 stock paying even less—just 1.9%—there’s a very good chance none of the folks you know are clocking dividends that can even beat […]

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4 Reasons Why Stocks Will Soar – And Now Is The Time To Buy

| June 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
4 Reasons Why Stocks Will Soar – And Now Is The Time To Buy

Another day, another bearish article. It’s impossible nowadays to read the news without someone telling us that a crash is coming and we need to sell our stocks now! If you’re seeing these same people urging you to liquidate your retirement accounts, you’re not alone. In fact, these stories seem to be everywhere in the […]

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4 Cheap Dividend-Growth Stocks To Buy For 2017

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
4 Cheap Dividend-Growth Stocks To Buy For 2017

2016 is in the books, and the S&P 500 gained over 11% on the year. That’s great news if you’re already in the stock market … but it’s bad news if you’re looking to buy. The market’s price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is now 26.1, which is 17.6% higher than it was at the beginning of the […]

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5 Overhyped Dividend Stocks You Must Avoid Now

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Overhyped Dividend Stocks You Must Avoid Now

Donald Trump’s win has done something extraordinary to the financial sector. Just look at this one-month chart for the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF): Banks Love Trump This is unexpected on two levels. First, of course, Trump’s very election came as a shock to many. Second, there was no shortage of people saying stocks […]

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