5 Stocks to Buy for Growth, Value, and Yield

These five cheap stocks are part of the small group that beat earnings estimates, and they all have large margins of safety because of their generous dividend yields. These stocks offer value, growth, and income in a market where it remains tough to find anything worth buying. Stocks have started to slide lower over the […]

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3 Safe Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

If you have an income stock keeping you up at night, replace it with any of these three safe-haven stocks paying hefty double-digit yields. With plenty of free cash flow to cover their payments, these three dividends are secure and will be great bargains if there is another market selloff again this summer. There is […]

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Warning: Sell These 3 Popular Stocks Today

Notorious real estate investor Sam Zell, who called the 2008 market crash, is back at it again, saying a recession is imminent in 2017. There are many warning signs flashing, and the three stocks profiled today are most at risk. The billionaire and contrarian investor, Sam Zell, has been getting increasingly negative on the United […]

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Add These 2 High-Yield IPOs to Your Watchlist

There will be two new opportunities for earning high-yield dividend income hitting the market this year. With the universe of quality high-yield dividend stocks so small, any new additions should be scrutinized to determine if they are worthy investments. Last week’s initial public offering (IPO) REIT spin off by MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) priced at […]

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Overweight These 3 Safe and Growing Blue Chip Stocks

Operating in a sector unaffected by the global economic slowdown, these three safe stocks are the best buys out of the small group of stocks able to grow. As the profit recession carries on, investors should overweight the stocks that can still grow earnings and revenues. In my last column  we covered what a bifurcated […]

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5 High Probability Options Trades for May

When I first started trading, I ignored the Dow Jones Industrial Average and its ETFs (DIA) because – after all – why would I limit myself to the 30 most popular stocks? But now, as an options trader, I find myself almost limited to those stocks that are most liquid. Because of this, I’ve looked […]

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10 High-Yield Stocks to Diversify Your Portfolio

If your portfolio crashed because of too much exposure to the energy sector during the recent downturn, increasing your portfolio’s diversification to a variety of sectors can prevent that from happening again. These ten stocks cover almost all of the sectors that can be invested in. As an income stock focused analyst, most of my […]

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7 Undervalued Stocks to Buy and 3 to Sell

The market is once again approaching fairly valued, however, some stocks still trade at compelling levels while others are overvalued and should be sold. Where you invest your funds and, even more importantly, where you do not will be critical to beating the market in 2016. The S&P 500 is approaching 52-week highs again and […]

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Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

When the CEO of a company purchases $6 million worth of stock in short order, investors should take notice. Buys of that magnitude from insiders do not come around often. See the three stocks that have confident insider buying you shouldn’t ignore. Normally this column focuses on stocks with insider buying that trade for less […]

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3 Undervalued Stocks with Heavy Insider Buying

Strong votes of confidence from upper management in the form of insider buying have revealed three stocks trading at compelling values that have lots of potential upside. After stock’s impressive rally, investors should look to these companies for finding value in this market. The market has staged an impressive rally over the past few months […]

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3 Strong Buys Trading for Under $10

As a stockbroker, I would tell clients and prospects that insiders sell their company stocks for all sorts of reasons. They wanted to buy a car or a house or a football team (a play on a Pink Floyd lyric from the song Money). While they sell for anything, I would proclaim they only buy […]

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3 Companies That Will Win the Driverless Car Revolution

The boom we’re seeing in the auto industry is technological innovation at its finest. However, the real winners from the rise of ride-sharing apps and driverless cars lie in three unexpected stocks so integral to cars that they will profit no matter where the market goes.  Driverless cars are coming, it is now just a matter […]

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5 Stocks to Buy Before Dividend Increases

A surprise dividend increase announcement could be the beginning of a yearly trend of accelerating payments and share price gains. With the increases expected soon, purchasing before the news will only increase the potential for returns from these stocks. My research for income stock investment prospects primarily focuses on companies that have historically announced and […]

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