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Avoiding Mistakes

Avoiding Mistakes

If you believe most marketing material, it would be easy to come to the conclusion that great ideas are the primary driver of investment performance. Examples of how a manager uncovered great companies trading at a discount or ones who made a big profitable macro calls are plentiful. Great calls are often what the media […]

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Go Long American Outdoor Brands Corp. (AOBC) And Sturm Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR)?

Have you ever done something you didn’t feel good about? I am not referring to breaking the law, or anything like that. Just something that seems so against popular opinion that it made you feel squeamish at the time. Today’s idea is one of those. In investing, we call this type of act “contrarian.” Depending […]

companies that could disappear

8 Companies That Could Disappear By 2019

One way or another, something’s got to give for these organizations — and soon Even with the market pullback earlier this month, stocks have rarely been more fun to own. Between the energy sector’s turnaround, a major infrastructure spending plan and the upside of sweeping tax cuts for businesses, it feels like nobody can lose. […]

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Investors Guide To Surviving Volatility In The Stock Market

It’s back!!! After well over a year of a smooth ride in the stock market, volatility is back with a vengeance. Even on days where the market closes down a few points, a closer look shows that the market swung wildly throughout the day and covered many hundred, if not thousand of points. To be […]

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Irrational Exuberance: How To Cash In When Others Are Losing Money

Greed and fear rule the market. For individual investors, the majority base their investing decisions on these two emotions and as a result, end up losing money more often then make money. You might even be guilty of this as well. But I am here to tell you how you can profit off of irrational […]

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Markets Soar As Media Noise Goes By

That loud pitched noise is not a frightening scream from Halloween, but rather what you are likely hearing is the deafening noise coming from Washington D.C or cries from concerned Americans watching senseless acts of terrorism. Thanks to the explosion of real-time social media and smart phones, coupled with the divisive politics and depressing headlines […]

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“This Market Is Absolutely 100% Going To Crash”, You Sure About That?

Him: “This market is absolutely 100% gonna crash.” Me: “You sound so certain?” Him: “Just look at the valuations.” Me: “Pricey valuations don’t always culminate in a market crash. There are other factors to consider.” Him: “Trump trade is over, and I’m now 50% hedged on US exposure and net long EMs. Plus, the dollar is finished. […]

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Four Ways To Find (Truly) New (Investment) Ideas

A lot of investors say they want to find great unique ideas, off-the-radar ways to make a lot of money. But it’s a lot more difficult than it sounds. So, few people do what they have to do to find those great ideas. And as a result, they don’t make a lot of money. What […]

7 Utility Stocks That Will Crack Your Nest Egg

7 Utility Stocks That Will Crack Your Nest Egg

Don’t expect these stocks to nurture your portfolio Utility stocks are essentially stocks that are in the business of providing electricity and other sources of power to consumer, commercial and industrial clients. It also includes delivering water to these same clients. Basically, the trade off for traditional utilities is that they get a competitive moat […]

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RoboAdvisors Are The Rage – Why They’ll Never Pick Penny Stocks!

RoboAdvisors Pick Stocks… Should You Listen? One of the hottest topics in investing today is the use of RoboAdvisors. What are RoboAdvisors? Good question… A RoboAdvisor is fancy branding for a simple computer algorithm.  Somebody built a piece of software that takes some of your vital information and spits out what stocks you should buy.  […]