My grandfather was a WWII Army Sargent, an uneducated farmer with a Ph.D. in common sense. One of the lessons he preached; the longer you ignore a problem, the more it will grow. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell never met my grandfather. This Schiff Gold article confirms my grandfather’s thinking: (Emphasis mine) “During a webinar sponsored by the […]
Last week, I released a video talking about how we’re likely to see a choppy May… And already we’re seeing it. Just in the last few days… S&P was up 3 points in April…then I posted my video and now it’s down a point. More could be coming. In fact, I believe a 5-10% drop […]
Weyerhauser (WY) is trending higher, as lumber costs increase. May 2021 lumber futures now up to $1,500.05 per thousand foot board, reports The Wall Street Journal. Not only is that an all-time high, but it’s about four times the typical price this time of year, they added. Also, according to Fortune, “Lumberyards and homebuilders alike […]
All dividends are a plus, but earning qualified dividends means fewer taxes. Read on to better understand qualified vs. ordinary dividends.
Over the last six months, different high-yield sectors have caught up with the broader market’s gains kicked off a year ago. Higher share prices mean lower yields for income-focused investors, and with most of these stocks, current yields are markedly lower than they were a few months ago. I have recently reviewed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), […]
Looking to diversify with real estate? In this guide to real estate investing for beginners, we’ll show you four ways to get started.
Livent (LTHM) is a pure play and vertically integrated producer of high-quality lithium products, most notably in the energy storage and electric vehicle markets. Along with lithium compounds and metals, LTHM produces lithium-ion batteries, which play a major role in the mobile phone and electric vehicle industries. Given its array of products, LTHM is a […]
The economy may be improving, but last week’s Federal Reserve statement made it clear that there will be no tapering anytime soon. In other words, the Fed will continue to purchase bonds, and interest rates will remain near zero. It’s not all that surprising as the Fed has made it clear they don’t want to […]
Electric vehicle stocks, like Nio (NIO) are accelerating with several key catalysts. For one, the world is spending billions to cut emissions. The U.S. just pledged to greenhouse gas emission by nearly half over the next 10 years. Europe wants to cut CO2 emissions by up to 55% by 2030. China says it’ll stop releasing […]
It’s earnings season, so you know there’s going to be plenty of options activity. Last week, we saw blowout earnings from Facebook (FB), which is up to 3.5 billion users worldwide across its varies products. FB posted way better revenue and earnings than expected. A trader is attempting to profit from the good news using […]