The Only Retirement Strategy That Actually Works

The Only Retirement Strategy That Actually Works

You may have seen the quips about how this year the 401k accounts of many have become “201k” accounts this year due to the bear market for both stocks and bonds. Hardly funny. So if you want to be able to stop worrying about your retirement income, read on… 2022 has proven the traditional retirement […]

Record Dividends are Energizing These Oil Majors

Record Dividends are Energizing These Oil Majors

It’s a good time to be an investor that focuses on dividends. According to the asset management company Janus Henderson, investors enjoyed a record haul for global dividends in the third quarter. Total global payouts hit $415.9 billion in the third quarter of 2022. The seven percent rise from the same period a year ago […]

A long-term investment to add to your portfolio

A long-term investment to add to your portfolio

Normally, each week, I have a good trade or the like.  Right now, I see a massive long-term investment trend setting up right now.  I believe there’s easily a 40%+ upside in the coming years on this sector and the stocks within it.  In my weekly free video, I’ll show you the charts and how […]

A Highly Unusual Trade in Valvoline

A Highly Unusual Trade in Valvoline

Valvoline (VVV) is a well known oil and gas refining and marketing company. However, despite the popularity of its products, very few options trade on the stock. The average daily volume in VVV options is just 758.  As such, it was quite a surprise to see 40,000 contracts trade in VVV June options last week. […]

Join Buffett in Buying This Semiconductor Star

Join Buffett in Buying This Semiconductor Star

Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM) has been my favorite semiconductor company for a very long time. It is the world’s largest contract manufacturer of advanced processor chips. And now, Warren Buffett has joined the Taiwan Semi fan club. On November 14, a filing with U.S. securities regulators showed that Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B and BRK.A) had purchased […]

Trade of the Week: High Yield Bonds

Trade of the Week: High Yield Bonds

Bond prices have rallied lately with the expectations that interest rates won’t go quite as high as originally expected. (Bond prices move opposite of yields.)  This includes government bonds, corporate bonds, and high yield bonds as well. A very large bullish call spread in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) suggests there […]

Big Banks Just Gave You a 10%+ Yield Opportunity

Big Banks Just Gave You a 10%+ Yield Opportunity

A recent article on mortgage-backed securities (MBS) had me going, “huh?” The story covers MBSs being very popular when mortgage rates were less than 3%, but now with rates over 7%, large, institutional buyers are staying away. That’s one reason why mortgage rates are so high, despite MBSs in theory being more profitable today. That’s […]