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A CORNUCOPIA OF TRADING & INVESTING IDEAS
Two stocks are leaving the Buy Low Opportunities Portfolio today as they near their price targets: Alaska Air Group (ALK) and Synchrony Financial (SYF). While researching stocks that might join our portfolios, I came across half a It...
THE BIG IDEA
In its 2017 infrastructure report card the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave America’s infrastructure a grade of “D+”.
America received the same grade in 2013. That was an improvement over 2009 (and 2005) when we received a “D”.
Suffice to say, room...
This High Priced Market Still Offers Great Value
Here we are with the market at fresh new all-time highs. It’s already the longest running recovery and bull market in history. Meanwhile, the global economy stinks and might be getting worse and we are on precipice...
The indexes are near all-time highs in what is now the oldest bull market and recovery in history. And risks are mounting. There’s the trade war with China, the sputtering global economy, weaker growth at home and impeachment. The market is really struggling muster...
THE BIG IDEA
There are over 100 million people around the world suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition in which a partially blocked airway prevents airflow to the lungs when a person is asleep. The typical length of a breathing pause is seconds...
Throwing Darts at the Ticker Tape and Other Investment Strategies
October is a significant time for me, because that’s when I begin embracing companies that didn’t previously have strong enough numbers to join these portfolios, but now have excellent prognoses for the coming year. (This only...
Profit from the American Energy Export Boom
One of the constants in life is change. The winds of change seem to swoop in and disrupt things we mistakenly consider permanent. Understanding exactly when and where such events occur is crucial to successful investing.
One such change...
Contrary to popular opinion (and the President's), interest rate cuts are actually bad for stocks. For evidence, just look at these three charts.
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...