Tag: stock investing

The S&P 500 Is Pushing Yearly Highs… What Now?

August 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
The S&P 500 Is Pushing Yearly Highs… What Now?

In case you haven’t noticed, the bulls are loose on Wall Street.  After a nasty correction earlier in the year, major indexes are now on the verge of pushing to new yearly highs. In fact, the Nasdaq 100 is within spitting distance of its late March high at 2,794.  What’s more, the Dow is within […]

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Investing: Sell In May And Go Away?

May 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Investing:  Sell In May And Go Away?

The month of May has a notorious reputation when it comes to investing… Year-in year-out, pessimistic investors believe stocks are destined to give up their bullish ways once this ill-fated month rolls around. There’s even an old stock market adage suggesting markets reach their highs in May only to see bears take control as summer […]

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Ford Motor Company: A Great Deal On An American Original

March 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Ford Motor Company:  A Great Deal On An American Original

I’m always on the lookout for a great deal.  My wife says I’m cheap… I prefer the term “economical”.  But let’s not split hairs. Like most people, I just don’t like paying more for something I can most likely get cheaper somewhere else.  Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of those crazy coupon […]

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Dow 14,000: This Rally Isn’t Over Yet…

March 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dow 14,000:  This Rally Isn’t Over Yet…

Maybe you don’t realize it, but today is rather historic… Why? On this day three years ago, the Dow closed at 6,547. Uhhh… what’s the big deal about that you ask? Well, that was a critical turning point for the US stock market.  As you know, the panic set off by the near collapse of […]

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How You Can Protect Your Stock Market Gains

October 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
How You Can Protect Your Stock Market Gains

The markets have been on fire over the last couple of weeks. Since the route ended last month, the Dow and S&P 500 have climbed over 9%. And the NASDAQ is up a massive 11%! But despite the market’s strong performance, it may not yet be out of the woods. If the EU fails to […]

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Stock Investing: Your Trading Plan for Next Week…

June 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
Stock Investing: Your Trading Plan for Next Week…

Greek debt problems have been a major source of concern in recent weeks.  And investors used these worries as an excuse to book profits, sending the markets lower. But with the S&P 500 dropping 7.3% since early May, investors were looking for a reason to jump back into stocks this week. And they got a […]

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Stock Investing: Your Trading Plan for Next Week…

June 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
Stock Investing: Your Trading Plan for Next Week…

Greek debt problems have been a major source of concern in recent weeks.  And investors used these worries as an excuse to book profits, sending the markets lower. But with the S&P 500 dropping 7.3% since early May, investors were looking for a reason to jump back into stocks this week. And they got a […]

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Three Dividend Paying Stocks To Buy Now

June 20, 2011 | By | Reply More
Three Dividend Paying Stocks To Buy Now

Last week I talked about the reasons behind this year’s stock market summer swoon.  The article, Summer Swoon Equals Buying Opportunity, explains investors are selling stocks after several recent negative economic reports.  They’re worried the data suggest the US economy is slipping back into recession. However, I also told you I think investors are overreacting […]

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Stock Investing 2011: Get Your New Year Started Off Right

January 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
Stock Investing 2011:  Get Your New Year Started Off Right

It’s that time of year again… Time to set your goals and resolutions for the New Year. The start of the New Year is the perfect time to start achieving things you’ve been putting off.  Maybe it’s something like losing weight, quitting smoking, watching less TV, or learning a new language. Investors should make resolutions […]

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Which Stocks Are A Good Bet In 2011?

January 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
Which Stocks Are A Good Bet In 2011?

There’s a healthy debate going on right now… just turn on the financial news and you’ll be sure to hear about it.  Is 2011 going to be a bullish year for stocks?  We’re less than a week into the new year and there are already plenty of opinions to go around. Let me get right […]

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