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The Little Market That Could

October 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Little Market That Could

So what do you think of the market?  Why are both actual and implied volatility so low?  Why are the moves so small, but predominantly up?  Is this the closest impression of the Chinese Water Torture that a stock market can pull off? Why doesn’t the market care about external and internal risks?  Doesn’t it […]

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10 Smart Money Stocks To Buy For 2018

October 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
10 Smart Money Stocks To Buy For 2018

These stocks to buy have significant support from top analysts We are now rolling into Q4 2017 and the new year is just around the corner. Now is the time to start preparing your portfolio for 2018, so what are some of the best “smart money stocks” to buy that will line you up for 2018 in […]

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3 Seasonally Weak Healthcare Stocks This Summer

July 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Seasonally Weak Healthcare Stocks This Summer

Although the stock market has defied gravity for longer than most bears can tolerate, some healthcare stocks are entering a period of seasonal weakness. Acorda Therapeutics [ACOR] Acorda Therapeutics is not a familiar name to most traders but it is flashing warning signs that a compelling short stock or bearish play is on the horizon. The company […]

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What Billionaires Understand About Compounding

July 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
What Billionaires Understand About Compounding

Most investors who have been around the block for a while think they understand compounding. You’ve heard it all before that when portfolio returns compound over time, the growth of a portfolio is exponential. But few investors understand the power of compounding the way billionaires do, especially long term value investors. To increase the size […]

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When Ugly Stocks Make For Great Investments

When Ugly Stocks Make For Great Investments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that retail stocks have been getting pounded in 2017. Just in the last couple of days, the stocks of Michael Kors and Express, Inc. have fallen off a cliff. Meanwhile, Amazon.com recently hit $1,000 for the first time and is riding a strong uptrend. The Amazonization of […]

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3 Stocks That Billionaire Hedge Funds Like To Own

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Stocks That Billionaire Hedge Funds Like To Own

Hedge funds have found plenty of places to invest their billions in the last quarter, even with the market breaking through previous all-time highs. And, you can follow along with their investments in the stocks and sectors featured in this article. We’ve talked about major billionaire investments in the past, highlighting what hedge funds have […]

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Five Reasons Not To Sell In May

May 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Five Reasons Not To Sell In May

Key Takeaways “Sell in May and go away” has become cliché, but the data are tough to ignore. Market strength heading into this seasonally weak period and broad participation in the global bull market help reduce the chances of a major sell-off. Additionally, low odds of a recession, improving earnings, and historically strong gains after […]

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My Top High-Yield Stock To Own In 2017

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Top High-Yield Stock To Own In 2017

With an 11% yield, growing cash flows, and a whip-smart management team, this stock takes the podium as one of Tim Plaehn’s “Top Stocks to Own in 2017.” If you don’t own this stock, then you’re missing out on a once-a-year opportunity to earn a high-yield income on a stock that also has huge upside […]

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7 Top Emerging Markets Stocks To Buy Now

April 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
7 Top Emerging Markets Stocks To Buy Now

U.S. stocks have been hot, but EM equities are starting to pick up even more heat. Join the bandwagon with these winners. You might not have noticed, but 2016 was a close race between U.S. stocks and emerging markets stocks, with the S&P 500 pulling out a slim margin of victory thanks to Donald Trump’s […]

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5 “Dead Money” Dividend Aristocrats To Avoid

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 “Dead Money” Dividend Aristocrats To Avoid

The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats are a group of stocks beloved as “widows-and-orphans” investments – can’t-miss companies whose stability and rock-solid dividends will keep you into old age and will exist long after you’ve passed. It’s a reassuring thought, but ultimately, it’s an illusion. Like the broader S&P 500 and the stock market as a […]

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