Is Your Retirement Now Obsolete?

Is Your Retirement Now Obsolete?

I gave myself a wake-up call. Our recent article “Thinking About Retiring? Better Think It Through!” was a jolt for sure. For decades the mantra was save money and grow your wealth. We banked on the “rule of 72”. When the accumulated interest equals 72, you would double your money. Earn 6%, in 12 years you will […]

Make Up to 196% With this ORCL Trade

Make Up to 196% With this ORCL Trade

One of the more interesting situations in the investing world over the last couple of months concerns the fate of TikTok, the video streaming app that is hugely popular among teens. This is a target market that most companies are dying to have access to. TikTok is owned by a Chinese company called ByteDance, which […]

SoftBank sign at Silicon Valley SoftBank Vision Fund headquarters. SoftBank Group Corporation is a Japanese multinational conglomerate holding company - San Carlos, CA, USA - 2019

Nvidia to Buy Softbank’s Chipmaker

Masayoshi’s Son’s Softbank (SFTBY) is in the news again…this time with a $40 billion cash-and-stock deal to sell its chip design architecture firm, ArmHoldings, to Nvidia (NVDA). SFTBY will receive $21.5 billion in NVDA shares and $12 billion in cash, only a little more than the $32 billion that it paid for Arm in 2016. […]

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Producing 100% Total Returns From Busted Dividend Stocks

In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of companies slashed common stock dividends. Many saw business operations significantly affected and did not have the cash to pay the previous dividend rate. Others chose to cut dividends as a defense against a suddenly uncertain future. In both cases, income-focused investors were devastated as share […]

Trade of the Week: Workhorse (WKHS)

Trade of the Week: Workhorse (WKHS)

Investors have been very high on electric vehicle companies so far this year. While Tesla (TSLA) gets the most press as the leader in the industry, there are several smaller players who have seen plenty of action. One of these companies is Workhorse (WKHS), which makes electric delivery vans. WKHS has gotten a lot of […]

LAC Stock Price Surges 16% on Monday

LAC Stock Price Surges 16% on Monday

Since March 2020, shares of LAC have run from a low of $1.92 to $7.66 – and could potentially turn higher. All on expectations of higher lithium prices, with demand outweighing supply. And all thanks to electric vehicle (EV) sales that are growing much faster than anyone expected. In fact, according to a new study […]

ARCC, GBDC, ORCC Are All Trading At a Discount and Paying Over 10%

ARCC, GBDC, ORCC Are All Trading At a Discount and Paying Over 10%

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting financial crisis turned investors either for or against different stock market sectors. Tech, biotech, drug companies, and large-cap retailers landed on the “loved by investors” list. Energy, financials, and even utilities fell out of favor and remain down for the year, even as the major indexes stay at or near […]

Thinking About Retiring? Better Think It Through!

Thinking About Retiring? Better Think It Through!

A friend recently asked me, “How is anyone going to be able to retire?” Since 2008, the retirement landscape has changed radically. This Atlantic article, How Retirement Was Invented provides some history: “In the United States, starting in the mid-1800s, certain municipal employees…started receiving public pensions…. By the 1920s, a variety of American industries…were promising their workers […]

Here’s the Trade on SLV For the Next Leg Up

Here’s the Trade on SLV For the Next Leg Up

After several weeks of slow and steady climbing, stocks have finally shown vulnerability over the past week. Tech stocks in particular have taken a pretty sizeable beating; however, most of the big-name tech companies are still solidly in the black for the year. Nevertheless, some of the best performers this year are seeing massive selling […]