5 Stocks Unlocking Value on Breakup Pressure

Spinoffs have historically been great investments, and right now a number of companies are feeling the pressure to break apart to unlock more value. These are the stories you should be buying and selling. With the S&P 500 now down nearly 5% over the last year, companies are looking to unlock value any way they […]

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Your Portfolio Is Missing This Safe and Growing Stock

It will easily outperform the market in 2016 and if you buy in today you will be able to participate in years of growing shareholder value from this tech behemoth. If you do not have this stock in your portfolio you are making a big mistake.  Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) the new holding company for Google reported […]

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My 3 Boldest Predictions for the Market in 2016

Bret Jensen reveals the three events that are likely to determine the fate of your investing success this year. Find out which companies could be the big winners and losers in 2016 and how to prepare your portfolio. Investors got treated like the proverbial rented mule in the opening two weeks of 2016. Equities behaved […]

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5 REITs Upping Their Dividends in March

A big dividend increase that sends a share price rallying is just what your portfolio needs to remedy this ugly and volatile market. See which five stocks Tim Plaehn has chosen as his five most likely candidates to raise their dividends in March. As a dividend-focused investor, I put less emphasis on short-term share price […]

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Sell These 5 Stocks on the Verge of Bankruptcy

These stocks have serious red flags and are ticking time bombs in your portfolio. Several companies from our 2014 and 2015 watchlists are already bankrupt or very close, and the companies profiled this year are likely on the same track. Dump these losers immediately. Bankruptcies — no one likes to talk about them, but they’re […]

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Buy These 4 Blue Chip Dividend Stocks

De-risk your portfolio with these blue chip dividend payers that have some of the safest yields in the market. We’re not talking about 1% or 2% yields either; each of these stocks pays a secure and growing 4% plus yield that can immediately boost your dividend income.  For the stock market, 2016 has started off […]

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3 Deeply Undervalued Stocks with Great Dividends

Buy these three stocks that are great values and pay high dividends, which will put you miles ahead of most investors chasing the hottest stocks. The brutal month of January is now mercifully over. Stocks have not had such a monthly drubbing since February 2009 just as equities were finding their nadir in the equity […]

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Big Biotech is a Screaming Buy: My 4 Favorite Stocks

If you have little to no exposure to the biotech sector right now, you are missing out on the biggest profit opportunity of 2016. Bret Jensen identifies four stocks with some of the best valuations and growth prospects in the entire stock market. All are strong buys with limited downside risk. “People who make no […]

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3 Stocks to Buy in Case of Recession

Some economists are turning bearish on the U.S. economy. These three stocks will do well regardless if the U.S. falls into a recession, so add them to your watchlist today. The seemingly never-ending downturn in the stock market has some economists re-thinking their growth forecasts, leading some market watchers to opine about the possibility that […]

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Bear Market Refuge: Earn a Safe 24% Yield in This ETF

Move over 8%, 10%, and even 12% yields. Tim Plaehn reveals a relatively new ETF paying a whopping 24% yield. This ETF has also increased its dividend rate by 1% every quarter since launch. Boost your quarterly dividends with this safe income investment. With the recent declines in the stock market, I have been spending […]

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Bear Market Refuge: The Best High-Yield Stock to Buy

Tim Plaehn details why this stock deserves a spot in every income investor’s stock portfolio. Just tuck it away and hold onto the company forever. Few things are more All-American than a V8 powered muscle car. When I research the market, I find a lot of 4-cylinder powered stocks, a few V6’s, and a lot […]

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3 Undervalued Stocks With Safe and Growing Dividends

Lock in historically high dividend yields from these three safe and undervalued stocks now while the market is still cheap. Market volatility may be here to stay, but these three stocks can shield your portfolio while also returning above average income. “Boldness be my friend.” – William Shakespeare These past six years have been very […]

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This Stock Rallied 16% Higher during the Sell-Off

And, the best news is that it has even more room to run higher. The major averages are down, but this stock is showing no signs of stopping its rally. Retail sales haven’t been great. It was a so-so holiday shopping season, with Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) being the only real winner. The industry-wide retail sales […]

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