Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Survive Split Government

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Survive Split Government

The midterm elections left the U.S. with the House of Representatives controlled by the Democrats, Republicans tightened their hold on the Senate, and President Trump has the bully pulpit and veto power. That is a formula for real bi-partisan compromise or a government that will have trouble just passing a budget. I will be a […]

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Is The Fed Engineering A Market Crash?

Can the Fed cause a market crash? In 2017 Fed Chair Janet Yellen reassured us: “Would I say there will never, ever be another financial crisis? …. That would be going too far but I do think we’re much safer and I hope that it will not be in our lifetimes and I don’t believe it will […]

A Quick Way to Hedge Your Portfolio Into The New Year

A Quick Way to Hedge Your Portfolio Into The New Year

Despite the volatility and heavy stock selling in October, many analysts are expecting the remainder of 2018 to be bullish. The S&P 500 was only up 3% year-to-date after the October bloodbath (prior to mid-term elections), so it stands to reason that stocks are more likely to go up in the final two months of […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield “FAANG” Without All of the Risks

Buy These 3 High-Yield “FAANG” Without All of the Risks

The October crash of the FAANG stocks may have popped the infallibility bubble of these popular tech stocks. Investors in these stocks previously assumed that these companies could grow forever, and the stock prices would also go up without interruption. This chart shows how these companies are not infallible and that even slightly below expectations […]

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Is It Time To Get Bullish On Stocks?

October was a volatile month for stocks and many investors are probably hoping November approaches something closer to normal conditions. While market volatility may be helpful to active traders, it generally is not what long-term investors like to see. Keep in mind, most people (and funds) own stocks and count on the market going up […]

America is a Debt Prisoner

Should You Worry About Government Deficit?

If our elected leaders are not concerned about the government deficit, should the citizens be worried? Governments world-wide spend more than their total revenue and borrow to make up the difference. The U.S. Debt Clock shows the US federal debt to be $21.6 trillion, averaging $177,283 per taxpayer. The government now pays interest on $21.6 trillion. Below […]