Do you want to change careers? Are you absolutely sure?
From my own career change to the stories I hear from my clients and workshop students, often we think we want to change careers when the problem is our work environment instead. If you find yourself stuck, unsure what to do next, or t
Fixed-income or retired investors may dismiss using options because they seem exotic. Yet they don’t have to be, and covered calls can provide you additional income without terribly much additional risk than holding a stock.
Many of you retired or income investors already own blue-chip stocks in your portfolio and collect a dividend. Covered calls allow one to generate a bit more....More>>>
Dividend growth investing can be a great way to boost your passive income over time. To do it right, though, you have to find stocks that can both grow their dividends faster than inflation and have sustainable free cash flows for the long haul.
Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), a blue chip biotech stock, meets both of these critical criteria. Even so, this top biotech is rarely considered purely....More>>>
On Wednesday,our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested going long on small cap China basedhealthcare equipment and management services stock Concord Medical Services Holdings Ltd (NYSE: CCM):
As for Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited, late last week the stock cleared a horizontal ceiling at $4.59 and $4.63, and has since held its ground, testing the waters of higher highs. This....More>>>
Manulife (TSE:MFC) (NYSE:MFC) – Investment analysts at National Bank Financial lowered their Q4 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Manulife in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, May 2nd. National Bank Financial analyst G. Dechaine now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.66 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.67.....More>>>
Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) – Wedbush raised their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Beazer Homes USA in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, May 3rd. Wedbush analyst J. Mccanless now forecasts that the construction company will post earnings per share of $2.07 for the year, up from their previous estimate of $1.75. Wedbush currently has a “Outperform”....More>>>
International equities, including emerging markets, actively managed stock funds and growth stocks were key drivers of the relatively strong performance of investment portfolios in the first half of 2017, according to the latest Natixis Portfolio Trends Report.
Gold backed off on Wednesday, as traders and investors opted for individual company equities. However, fundamental and technical data still suggests gold’s in for much higher levels ahead. With Trump’s ongoing reflationary theme, commodities in general have continued to trade higher, albeit not without some volatility along the way, but gold’s been one of the bigger benefactors....More>>>
Even though U.S. President Donald Trump just announced a 30% tariff on solar panels, investors still have a golden opportunity to invest in one of thebest solar stocks in 2018…
On Jan. 24, President Trump announced there would be a new 30% tariff on solar panels imported into the United States. Because China is the world leader in solar panel production, this announcement was a....More>>>
Last year, cryptocurrencies dominated in a way that Wall Street had never seen before. In just a span of 12 months, the aggregate market cap of all virtual currencies soared by more than 3,300%, or almost $600 billion on a nominal basis. At no point in history can I recall an asset class gaining
June 12, 2018: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but it was kind of an up-and-down session that appears to be headed for a mixed close at best. The summit meeting between Trump and Kim had at best a minimal effect on the markets. Tomorrow’s announcement on interest rates has taken over as
As far as volatility goes, stocks are moving backward in time.
To a more peaceful era: the start of the year, before anyone had ever heard of February’s VIX histrionics or the technology meltdown of March and April. The Cboe Volatility Index closed Wednesday at 11.64, as four straigh