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Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

It’s this column’s second consecutive week of two minnows and a monster. Routinely, stocks that trade for under $10 and have insider buying are highlighted. But… once again, it was a struggle to find three small fish keepers. There is nuttin’ wrong with a wallhanger (taxidermed trophy fish) now and then. If not for a […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

When the CEO of a company purchases $6 million worth of stock in short order, investors should take notice. Buys of that magnitude from insiders do not come around often. See the three stocks that have confident insider buying you shouldn’t ignore. Normally this column focuses on stocks with insider buying that trade for less […]

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Badges Of Honor For Biotech Penny Stocks

I started as a financial advisor in October 1999.  It was a pretty easy sales job.  Every morning my computer screen turned green at the opening bell and every stock was broker-proof.  Any stock pick made to clients or prospects eventually turned higher.  The gains were so quick that a broker could legally churn an […]

Buy These 3 Takeover Targets For 2016

Buy These 3 Takeover Targets For 2016

In my last column, I spoke on how M&A chatter has been increasing in the small and mid-cap names within the biotech sector. The derailment of the huge $150 billion merger between Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and Allergan (NYSE: AGN) is leading many analysts to put forth a list of names these companies could target as they […]

How Outsiders Can Invest Like Insiders

How Outsiders Can Invest Like Insiders

The best reason to invest in penny stocks is that they are tough to measure by computerized methods like algorithms, stochastics, MACD, and RSI.  They are even tougher to evaluate by P/E, price-to-book, price earnings growth, and so on.  When money is made in penny stocks, it is more the result of making good decisions […]

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3 Stocks Under $10 With Bullish Insider Buying

Stocks with major insiders buying up shares are some of the most attractive investments in the market right now. With mounting uncertainty about what growth the economy can achieve in 2016, trusting in the people that know their businesses best is a safe bet. Investors are always interested in low priced stocks. That’s why you […]

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Biotech Is Back: Why The 15% Rally Is For Real

After falling over 40% in six months, the biotech sector has soared 15% in just the last two weeks. The sector remains oversold, creating very appealing entry points. These four companies are Bret Jensen’s favorites to continue the rally. After spending over six months deep in the doldrums, and in the deepest and longest bear […]

The Less You Know The Better

The Less You Know The Better

Over the weekend, I heard a quote by legendary Silicon Investor Peter Thiel.  He was asked where investors should invest now.  It was a timely question because precious metals have been on a tear, unicorns in like Uber are sprouting up like mushrooms after a heavy rain, and Silicon Valley real estate is shooting up […]

2 Investing Habits Losing You Money – And How To Fix Them

2 Investing Habits Losing You Money – And How To Fix Them

Tim Plaehn has pinpointed two specific habits almost all investors are guilty of and that regularly cost them money. He also shares how to fix them, and once you correct these two easy to avoid mistakes, you will immediately notice that you are booking more trades for gains and less for losses. I have the […]