Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 324

Market Views One Stock at a Time The major indexes are tilted to the upside to start the week. However, under the surface, we’re continuing to see increasing selling pressure on most growth stocks, including a bunch of names from leading areas like software and While...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 323

Market Views Be Ready for Profit-Taking The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average were little changed today on slightly negative breadth on the NYSE. Broad foreign equity ETFs (EFA, EEM, VEU) also had a quiet day. However, small and mid-cap ETFs fell about 1⁄2%. The Russell...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 322

Congrats to the Top Picks 2019, Mid-Year Congratulations to our Top Picks for 2019! We’re halfway through the year, and the markets are doing great—and so are our Top Picks! The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 11.8%; the S&P 500 is up 14.3%, the...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 321

Market Views Be Ready for Profit-Taking I see yields and stocks falling considerably more than this in the months ahead. Likewise, I think gold’s countdown is nearing its end, prior to re-launching in more dramatic fashion its interrupted secular bull market. But these moves—or at least of...
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Daily Alert – 5/13/19

The largest institutional holders of this closed-end fund are: Cornerstone Advisory, LLC ( 7.91% of assets); Invesco Ltd. (2.78%); Stifel Financial Corporation (2.04%); Guggenheim Capital, LLC (1.53%); and Morgan Stanley (1.46%).
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 320

Market Views Watch for Violation of Lows Technically, not much has changed since last week. Momentum indicators on the major averages remain overbought for the short, intermediate, and the long term. Market sentiment shows high optimism (a contrary indicator), suggesting short-term caution. Today’s decline and were...
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Daily Alert – 4/19/19

The top five institutional holders of our first idea, a technology fund, are: Yakira Capital Management, Inc., 0.91% of shares; Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., 0.58%; Royal Bank of Canada, 0.55%; Herzfeld (Thomas J.) Advisors, Inc, 0.52%; and INTL FCSTONE INC., 0.39%.
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 319

Market Views Still Bullish but Cautious Today’s rally, sparked by better than expected manufacturing data from the U.S and China, was worldwide. Twenty-four out of the twenty-five international ETFs that we track finished higher. The Dow surged +329 (+1.27%) and easily took out its February highs. of...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 318

Market Views Keep Your Cool Remain calm. This market is behaving exactly as it should be. Famed investor Bernard Baruch once said, “The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.” The recent collapse and rebound in stock...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 317

Market Views Bullish; Time for Strategic Buying With the emerging markets outlook continuing to improve, investors shouldn’t worry about the lack of upside catalysts in the coming months. The U.S. stock market is still benefiting from strong corporate earnings momentum and equally strong internal momentum on...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 316

Top Picks 2018 Congratulations to our Top Picks for 2018! The broader markets started 2018 off with a bang. But Washington politics—including the Mueller investigation, a turnover in the House, tariffs creating consternation in China and Canada, Trump’s coziness with North Korea, and the well...
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