How to Fed-Proof Your Portfolio

Friday’s strong jobs report—which raised the probability of a December rate hike to around 70% according to futures markets—initially caused a sharp dip in the major indexes, followed by an end-of-day rally. However, that was followed by more dramatic corrections of about 1% each...
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Freeport McMoran (FCX)

Copper prices are on the move up, and so is the momentum in this mining company’s shares. The company beat its earnings estimates by $0.08 per share last quarter, and eight analysts have increased their estimates in the past 30 days. Freeport McMoran (FCX) The...
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ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. (ASA)

Today, Stephen Percoco recommends a gold-focused CEF that may have better days ahead. Currently yielding 2.8%, this fund is appropriate for speculative value investors who want exposure to gold. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. (ASA) from Income Builder Like most of the gold and precious mining...
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Bull Markets Do Not Die From Old Age

The last five months have been great ones for the market, with all the major indexes powering relentlessly upward, and many individual stocks doing even better. For most of that time, everyone was happy just to hang on and make money—after all, that’s goal...
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Cabot Market Letter’s Current Steward

Last Monday marked a special day for us at Cabot: The 39th anniversary of the first issue of Cabot Market Letter, our flagship newsletter. In honor of this anniversary, I've interviewed Cabot Market Letter's current steward, Michael Cintolo.
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Dispelling Investment Myths

Today, because of some of the questions I'm getting from newer subscribers, and from some who attended my online seminar last week, I want to dispel a handful of other investment myths.
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