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The Pros And Cons Of Trading Penny Stocks

The Pros And Cons Of Trading Penny Stocks

Let’s face it, we’ve all heard the stories of rags to riches in the investment world. More often than not, these stories come from some sort of transaction involving a penny stock. We’ve all probably seen Wolf of Wall Street, but we all can’t be Jordan Belfort. Most of the people who choose to go […]

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Four Key Factors To Choosing An Online Brokerage

We live in a day and age where everything is almost instant. The days of placing trades via telephone are almost over. So much so that your brokerage will often charge you a hefty chunk of cash to make one of these transactions. Online brokerages have made such sharp advancements over the past 5 years […]


3 Top Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy Before June

Take action today to increase your cash flow yield on your retirement portfolio by purchasing shares of any of these three high-yield dividend stocks. You can use their monthly dividends to help pay the bills or reinvest for your future. With monthly payments and high yields, there will be plenty of cash to go around! […]

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Paper Trading: Seven Benefits To Practicing Buying Stocks

Scared to pull the trigger on that first stock purchase? Looking for a way to start practicing before you put your actual, hard-earned money on the line? Buying stocks by paper trading might be one of the best ways to start learning how the process works. It also gives you a means to practice your […]


3 Dramatic Reversals In The Small-Cap Market

Co-CIO Francis Gannon discusses the dramatic reversals in the small-cap asset class and how they could impact 2017. The small-cap market saw three major reversals last year, in what was a very dramatic year within the small-cap asset class. We had the completion of a bear market in February, the lows of the market in […]

Is Small Cap Strength Sustainable?

Is Small Cap Strength Sustainable?

Small caps have surged since Election Day. As shown in Figure 1, the small cap Russell 2000 Index has outperformed the large cap S&P 500 by 8.1% since November 8, 2016. The relative strength has been driven by several election-related factors, including prospects for corporate tax reform, deregulation, and President-elect Donald Trump’s efforts to encourage […]


Small Caps Up 10 Days In A Row—Too Late To Buy?

Small caps have been on fire, as the Russell 2000 has been up 10 consecutive days for the first time since March 2013. As we noted in our Weekly Market Commentary: “What A Week,” small caps could be one of the groups to benefit from a Trump presidency, due to easier credit standards and their […]

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Don’t Trust Your Gut: Trust A System

In August of 1971, Ray Dalio – now one of the most respected hedge fund billionaires on Wall Street – was a lowly clerk working on the Street. By coincidence, Dalio was starting his career during one of history’s critical turning points. President Nixon had just taken the dollar off of the gold standard. Dalio’s […]

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It Can Take 20 Years For Sound Long-Term Investing Strategies To Pay Off

Just about everyone agrees that it’s smart for stock investors to take a long-term focus. What most do not yet realize is how much Shiller’s “revolutionary” (his word) finding that valuations affect long-term returns changes our understanding of what constitutes “long term.” Many investors have a hard time not being influenced by the day-to-day news. […]

5 Big Dividend Investing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

5 Big Dividend Investing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Dividend stocks are a great way to build long-term wealth. But how do you pick the right ones—and steer clear of companies whose payouts are headed off a cliff? You can start by avoiding the five classic blunders below. If you’ve made any of them, don’t worry. We all have. But keeping them in mind […]

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Is It A Good Idea To Copy Other Investors’ Trades?

Investing is a very interesting topic, and thanks to recent technological advances, we have more choices now than ever before when we decide to start investing. One of the newest ways to make money in the market is the process called copy trading. Essentially, this is the process of copying other investors’ trades in an […]