Every night in 1995, I would deposit money overnight in a different currency… Sounds strange, I realize. But back then, as the vice president of a global mutual fund, one of my jobs was to execute our fund's trades. Once our U.S. trading day was done, we wanted our money to work for us overnight as well. We might put our money into French francs, German marks, or somewhere....More>>>
Chances are, you may have been swindled at some point in your life, or you know someone who has. Nearly half of consumers surveyed recently by Stanford University’s Center on Longevity and the Finra Investor Education Foundation reported being a victim of financial fraud in the previous yeara far higher tally than earlier surveys indicated. No socioeconomic or demographic group is immune.....More>>>
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can be hard to discern which companies are the best for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face greater temptation by the day to reach for high dividend stocks that....More>>>
Today I’m going to show you 2 easy ways to set yourself up for safe double-digit yearly dividend growth and invite quick 100%+ upside too.
I’ll also reveal a blue chip stock that’s delivering both strong price gains and rising dividends. It will have you pocketing a nice 5%+ yield in short order.
So let’s get going, starting with…
Most businesses posting rapid expansion right now will not be able to maintain that level of growth over time. On the other hand, there will be standouts — the rare companies with the right makeup and competitive advantages to capitalize on market trends and repeatedly take their businesses to the next level.
Having even a few of these companies working in your favor over the long term....More>>>
You don’t come to manage an estimated $24 billion in other investors’ money without establishing one of the best track records in the entire hedge-fund industry. That’s exactly what famed hedge fund Viking Global Investors has done, outperforming traditional stock indices by several hundred percent since the turn of the millennium.
Though retail investors most likely can’t....More>>>
Employing contrarian investing tactics is exceptionally difficult. Evolutionarily speaking, we are inclined to follow the majority and not stray from the pack. However, in investing, it can be extraordinarily lucrative to deviate from the consensus. The consensus view of Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) is that the company faces several headwinds that will stagnate growth and cause the stock....More>>>
Dont fight the trend is an oft-used expression on Wall Street. It may be truer now than ever. Casting a dubious eye on what has amounted to a spectacular rise for equity markets since Donald Trump became president-elect in November is proving a costly enterprise.
Whether the advance for equities can sustain itself over the next month and into 2017 is anyones guess, but for now investors who....More>>>
This is the inaugural article within a series on German Dividend Champions. These are great dividend investments in German stocks which are currently undervalued and offer significant upside potential. Compared to US stocks like PG or JNJ even the German heavyweights have less impressive and long-reaching dividend track records. That’s why I regularly will only refer to historic data beginning....More>>>
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Wells Fargo has reached a $110 million settlement with its bank clients tied to as many as 2 million fake accounts. This news comes about six months after the bank agreed to pay $185 million in fines and penalties....More>>>