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Why It’s Important To Pay Attention To Earnings Reports

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Why It’s Important To Pay Attention To Earnings Reports

It’s easy to skip earnings reports when there’s so much else to pay attention to in the equities markets.  Let’s learn why you won’t want to miss out on this essential piece of the puzzle. One More Thing to Pay Attention To? Investing, when it’s not 100% passive, requires a certain measure of attentiveness.  Alas, […]

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13 Sky-High Yields Of 7%-Plus: 4 Bombs, 9 Buys

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
13 Sky-High Yields Of 7%-Plus: 4 Bombs, 9 Buys

What do most exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and many blue-chip stocks have in common? They’re big, they’re popular with Wall Street pundits … and they don’t deliver nearly as much income as investors need to retire. Not even close. I want to share some ugly and eye-opening numbers with you about the skinflint ETF industry. I […]

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10 Best Tech Stocks To Buy On This Dip

10 Best Tech Stocks To Buy On This Dip

The upheaval within the tech sector has created some bargains too good to pass up The past few days haven’t been great ones for the broad market. Although they haven’t exactly been horrifying either. We’ve shrugged off worse. A certain sliver of the stock market has been undeniably harder hit than any other, however. The […]

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Your Passport To Underappreciated 7% Yields

| July 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Your Passport To Underappreciated 7% Yields

Subscribers to my Contrarian Income Report have enjoyed safe yields of 7% or more over time – and enjoyed long-term price stability – thanks to two simple principles: Buy stocks and funds when they’re out of favor. That way, prices are lower and yields are higher when we make our purchase. Rely on dividends alone for income. That way, […]

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5 ETFs That Will Beat The S&P 500 In Q3

5 ETFs That Will Beat The S&P 500 In Q3

These ETFs to buy could offer some stellar third-quarter performances In the first half of 2018, the S&P 500 gained 2.5%. And now, the third quarter — historically a tricky time for domestic equities — is here. While July usually is not a bad month for stocks, August and September are generally two of the worst months […]

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Gold Volatility Is Near A Historical Low, Is It Time To Buy?

Gold Volatility Is Near A Historical Low, Is It Time To Buy?

Investor complacency is hitting record low levels which likely foreshadows a shock to the capital markets system. The issue stems from the divergence in economic growth between the U.S. and other developed countries.  As the U.S. enters the final stages of this economic cycle, conflicting issues are generating headwinds and tail winds for the markets. […]

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5 Ways To Play Tariff Worries

5 Ways To Play Tariff Worries

These corners of the market are a safer place for investors to settle during a trade war U.S. equities continue to trade nervously at the start of U.S. trade tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports — an act that will then be met with countervailing tariffs on U.S. imports by the Chinese. While far […]

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7 Tech Stocks That Pay Dividends

7 Tech Stocks That Pay Dividends

If you think the technology sector is only for growth investing, think again When investors think of dividend stocks, tech names don’t usually come to mind. Technology is a growth industry, and investors generally prefer that any idle, excess cash gets put back into the business. That’s the best ROI opportunity. It’s a misnomer to […]

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Are Retail Stocks A Good Bet?

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Are Retail Stocks A Good Bet?

Shopping at retail stores can be fun, but is it worthwhile to place your bets on companies in the retail space?  Let’s take a closer look at investing in retail stocks. Shop ’til You Drop Whether it’s the holiday season or just to relieve the stress of the work week, it’s hard to resist going […]

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3 Essential Facts You Need To Know About Social Security

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
3 Essential Facts You Need To Know About Social Security

Social Security was formed in 1935 during the Great Depression. It was initially meant to serve a dual role. First, it was meant to alleviate poverty among the elderly. Second and more importantly, it was meant to allow older Americans to quit the workforce and make room for hiring the massive amount of unemployed younger […]

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