Industrial stocks, materials stocks and stocks of companies that work on major infrastructure projects have also been on a tear since the U.S. election, observes Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
Donald Trump has cleared the way for two major oil pipelines, promised to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and reiterated his pledge to reduce environmental regulation....More>>>
I wrote my last article on Fogo de Chao (NASDAQ:FOGO) back in July 2016. I explained that it was one of my favorite picks in the restaurant industry due to its unique concept, great economics and superior long term growth prospects. Today, 6 months later, the share price is pretty much flat and the opportunity still exists. While the business may be going through some temporary and short term issues....More>>>
Last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average made history, hitting 20,000 for the first time. Investors have now reached an interesting crossroads, wondering if the market rally will continue, or if they need to retool their portfolio to take a more defensive stance. Below are strategies investors can consider for what may turn out to be an unpredictable market.
U.S. corporate debt is a "major risk going forward"… That's what Andrew Lapthorne, the global head of quantitative strategy for French bank Société Générale, told his clients earlier this month. In a note that sounded remarkably similar to Porter's warnings over the past year, Lapthorne cautioned that the outlook for U.S. businesses....More>>>
A few weeks ago we discussed how you can make 12% annually, forever, from stocks. Now let’s apply those lessons to 2017, and highlight five that should do even better (17%+ returns) this year (and likely beyond).
Remember, projecting our returns from any given stock is simple. We simply add together the three ways it can pay us:
Want big returns? Take on big risks. So goes the inescapable calculus of investing. With so many investors focused on safety and income these days, we decided to take a contrarian approach by looking for risky companies that have the potential to deliver big payoffs.
Weve identified eight risky stocks that we believe are worth the risk. Several of these companies, we feel, have the potential....More>>>
Exploiting the famous January effect on Wall Street isnt as easy as it looks.
Im referring to the well-known tendency for stocks of the smallest companiesso-called small capsto significantly outperform large-cap stocks during January. Since 1926, according to data compiled by University of Chicago professor Eugene Fama and Dartmouth professor Kenneth French, small caps in January have beaten....More>>>
Investing for income is a totally different kettle of fish compared to investing for capital gains. In fact, the former is probably better as one is not concerned about stock price movementwhich can be a relief in itself. The other advantage that income investing brings to the table is that one doesn’t have to get caught up in the whole “get rich” mentality. Investing for income....More>>>
Beating Alzheimers is going to be a team sport. We now have our new quarterback. Referencing billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announcement today to join the fight to cure Alzheimers, George Vradenburg, chairman, president and co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimers - a movement bent on stop
I have previously written some articles where I have tracked Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) construction and purchases of property, plant, and equipment (P,P & E), as well as Tesla's payments for them. The reason Tesla does not have to pay for all its equipment up front was explained in
To blockchain developers and cryptocurrency watchers, the entire system has a mind of its own and is one step ahead of the market, at least two steps ahead of regulators. It's lack of physical roots make it nearly impossible to control. China tried. (Shutterstock)
I'll bet you've made this mistake. And I'll also bet that your kids... and grandkids... are making it right now. I've seen it time and time again. It's one of the quickest ways to lose money in the market. Just as an example, let's say you put a few hundred buc