What Nobody Is Telling You About the Energy Markets

Since the start of the year, watching the so-called experts on the financial news channels try to predict the price of oil has been amusing. Mostly because they have been comically inaccurate. This is how I remember some of the conversations. In January, the benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude oil price hit $44 per barrel. […]

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Even More Reasons to Own Apple Stock

It has been quite some time since I penned a solo article on Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). This is not at all like in the second quarter of 2013 when I was writing a new piece every ten days or so articulating why it was one of the cheapest large cap growth plays in the market […]

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Capital One: What’s in Your Portfolio?

Note: the following write-up is from a recent issue of Blue Chip Gems, a leading investment advisory newsletter focused on large cap growth stocks. More details on Blue Chip Gems can be at the end of the article. Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) was the second of the current three Blue Chip Gems portfolio […]

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A New MLP Fund with a New Approach

Note: the following write-up is from a recent issue of The Dividend Hunter, a leading investment advisory newsletter focused on high yield dividend stocks. More details on The Dividend Hunter can be at the end of the article. Master limited partnership (MLP) units are one of the most attractive investment categories available to income focused […]

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3 Market Trends That Are Making Me Nervous

I had breakfast with a good friend this weekend. He runs a small hedge fund that actually managed to get through the financial crisis relatively unscathed thanks to shorting most of the big financial institutions before the Lehman debacle including a big short in Countrywide. My friend has also delivered great performance over the past […]

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Buy These 2 Growing Energy Behemoths

This article is directed at two kinds of investors. In one corner, we have the former Kinder Morgan Energy Partners unit holders, who are extremely upset at the Kinder Morgan roll up and their very large tax bills. In the opposite corner are investors who would like the yields and dividend growth rates of the […]

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More MLP Reconsolidation to Watch For

There’s a new trend in the energy markets, and after two huge energy enterprises consolidated their master limited partnerships (MLPs), we’re expecting even more to come. The two MLPs we’re covering in this article have a high chance of following suit which would mean big premiums for their investors. Last week Williams Companies (NYSE: WMB) […]

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Who Gives You the Best Deal on Investment Advice?

In today’s society, consumers never lack for choice when it comes to finding services to help manage their investments. Some are better deals than others, and some should be outright avoided. So, are you sure that you’re getting the best deal out there? Last week, the Investors Alley team was at the Las Vegas MoneyShow. […]

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3 Stocks You’ll Hear About on CNBC in 6 Months

Just having received great news about their products, these three companies are gearing up and in six months’ time, everyone is going to be talking about them. Luckily, you have the chance to invest in these companies before everyone else starts rushing in. It is good to be back in Miami after spending a week […]

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My Secrets to 297%+ Gains in Biotech Investing

I am out in Las Vegas all week at the MoneyShow investing conference. I am giving a two-hour presentation here on the basics of properly managing a portfolio in the volatile biotech space. The presentation contains a lot of the lessons I have gleaned from over two decades of successfully investing in the biotech sector. […]

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What Dr. Strangelove Can Teach Us About Market Corrections

The full title of the classic 1964 movie is “Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”. Income focused stock market investors need to follow the advice of Dr. Strangelove and get ready to “love the correction” that many news hosts and experts are forecasting for the stock market. Financial […]

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3 Stocks to Buy Before the Fed Raises Rates

Since these three companies will start making more money once the Fed raises rates, adding them to your portfolio should be a no-brainer. Every time the market has a pullback because the Fed is mentioned, you will know that your portfolio will continue to make you richer. Rates are nearing an inflection point. The Federal […]

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Buy the Dip! 5 REITs on Sale Right Now

Ever since the January high, REITs have been slowly shedding value, and some great bargains have appeared as of late. Take advantage, as now is the best time to buy shares in these five high-quality REITs that are still boosting their dividends every year. Equity (those that own real property) REITs were one of the […]

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