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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 […]

6 Trades To Make If You Believe In Driverless Cars

6 Trades To Make If You Believe In Driverless Cars

If you believe in a future where everyone will be using cars that drive themselves, then make these six trades to profit handsomely when that time arrives. With two million driverless cars hitting the road by 2018, that future may be closer than you think. Imagine a new rule: Upon leaving high school, you are […]

3 Safe Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

3 Safe Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

If you have an income stock keeping you up at night, replace it with any of these three safe-haven stocks paying hefty double-digit yields. With plenty of free cash flow to cover their payments, these three dividends are secure and will be great bargains if there is another market selloff again this summer. There is […]

Can Japanese Stocks Rise Again?

Can Japanese Stocks Rise Again?

With Japan now one of the worst performing equity markets this year, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill provides an updated outlook for stocks in the Land of the Rising Sun. This week’s chart shows how Japanese companies’ inflation expectations have been steadily declining in recent quarters, amid an appreciating yen. Bank of Japan […]

Bear Market Refuge: The Best High-Yield Stock To Buy

Bear Market Refuge: The Best High-Yield Stock To Buy

Tim Plaehn details why this stock deserves a spot in every income investor’s stock portfolio. Just tuck it away and hold onto the company forever. Few things are more All-American than a V8 powered muscle car. When I research the market, I find a lot of 4-cylinder powered stocks, a few V6’s, and a lot […]