Archive: Breaking News

IPOs Remain At Historic Lows In The Third Quarter

IPOs Remain At Historic Lows In The Third Quarter

The number of companies going public on United States exchanges amounted to 35 in the third quarter, which represented a 16.7% uptick from the year-ago quarter (30 IPOs). Despite the increase, this number still trails the average third quarter IPO count going back to 2000 (39 IPOs). The Q3 amount also represented an increase from […]

Investors Believe The Fed Will Hike Interest Rates Again

Investors Believe The Fed Will Hike Interest Rates Again

The possibility of a US recession is diminishing, and the Federal Reserve is on track to hike interest rates twice a year for the foreseeable future that’s according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s most recent US Credit Investor Survey. Bank of America’s credit survey gives an interesting insight into the world of the bank’s […]

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4 Stocks To Buy With The Spread Of Zika

The Zika virus has been all over the news recently. It obviously is a backdrop for the Summer Olympics given the host country Brazil is the epicenter for this recent outbreak. The President and Congress continue to duel it out on assigning funding to tackle the virus from spreading further than it already has in […]

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7 Stocks To Buy In The Market’s Hottest Sectors

Invest in the momentum of these seven stocks spanning three different sectors that all have strong economic tailwinds lifting their revenues, profits, and stock prices higher. As the market continues to flirt with and reach new all-time highs, many sectors in the market seem primed to far outpace their peers. Sometimes being a good investor […]

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4 Undervalued Stocks To Buy And 5 Overvalued Stocks To Sell

Now that we’re at the half point of 2016, Bret Jensen identifies the best and worst areas to put your money for the rest of the year. Plus Bret gives you his favorite stocks in each of those sectors along with five stocks facing significant headwinds. It is hard to believe we are already in […]

What Exactly Is Credit?

What Exactly Is Credit?

Today, the yield on the 10-year treasury hit a record low of 1.378%.  Given that data for this security go back to 1790, – a 226 year span that includes Civil War, two world wars, and multiples periods of economic upheaval, – this development is interesting, to say the least. What’s more, the price of […]

What Does Brexit Mean For Individual Investors?

What Does Brexit Mean For Individual Investors?

This week, Americans are asking: What does Brexit mean for individual investors? The answer is: Not much.  Here’s why. If you follow financial news, you’ve undoubtedly heard the term Brexit for the past several months. If you’re like the average American, this word was introduced to you for the first time on Friday morning. What’s Brexit? As my wife and […]

A Secure 3-Stock Portfolio That Yields 10.5%

A Secure 3-Stock Portfolio That Yields 10.5%

Business development corporations (BDCs) are a great addition to a high-yield portfolio. With yields over 8%, and sometimes even over 10%, these companies provide a strong income stream right now, and can bolster the overall yield of your portfolio. But BDCs can be dangerous. Because they are legally required to return 90% of their income […]

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Home Buying: Top 4 Reasons To Get A Brand New House

The idea of buying a new home is a nice one, but most people don’t actually buy a brand new home. In fact, when you actually go buy a new property the only reason it is new is because you haven’t lived there before. What you need to consider is instead of buying someone else’s […]

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10 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy Regardless Of Who Wins The Election

Joining together with four other finance and Wall Street experts at a paid conference in Las Vegas, Tim Plaehn shares the ten stocks that will perform best no matter who wins the election in November. At the Las Vegas MoneyShow, I was part of a lunch panel to discuss the topic of “The Best Stocks […]

Will The Fed Raise Rates This Summer?

Will The Fed Raise Rates This Summer?

What a difference a week makes. Two weeks ago the odds were heavily against the Federal Reserve raising interest rates before September. Now it seems the market consensus believes the Fed will raise rates before the end of the summer, either at its June or July meeting (there is no meeting in August). I for […]