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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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6 Tech Stocks To Buy For The VR Boom

March 20, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Tech Stocks To Buy For The VR Boom

The future for VR is now and these are the tech stocks to watch Buzzwords are one of those “things” that excite technology enthusiasts. So trends like “virtual reality” and “augmented reality” may entice investors to pay any price multiple. AR, or augmented reality, superimposes computer-generated input on top of the real world. Alphabet Inc’s […]

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3 Safe Dividend Investments For Long-Term Growth

March 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Safe Dividend Investments For Long-Term Growth

Unlike many dividend stocks, these three picks have the potential to hand investors share price gains and big dividend checks. Find out what makes these under-the-radar dividend growth stocks smart additions to your portfolio. The stock market has tripled since the financial crisis, Yet, low rates are still squeezing savers. Investors are now faced with […]

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A Four-Step Retirement Plan

A Four-Step Retirement Plan

Ahhhh retirement! Most of us would love to be on a beach somewhere right now sipping a frothy Bahama Mama. But very few of us want to put in the right kind of effort to get us there. Retirement may seem way off in the distant future or even simply an unreachable destination. But, we […]

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