Author: Tim Plaehn

Finding Profit Opportunities in this Oversold Sector

Finding Profit Opportunities in this Oversold Sector

The majority of stock market participants focus on short-term news and events. That can easily be proven by looking at the 52-week high and low stock prices of any company with a stable business. Most of the time you can see large differences in the two numbers, even when not much has changed in that […]

Sell This Dangerous REIT You May Own

Sell This Dangerous REIT You May Own

Within a sub-sector of all REITs lies a seemingly attractive group of equities that offer high dividend yields around 10%, but the real story about the safety of those dividends is much different. They are highly leveraged and any change in interest rates can be catastrophic to your investment.  Finance REITs, those that own or […]

It’s Time to Buy These Energy Stocks

It’s Time to Buy These Energy Stocks

I heard a term today: “Stealth bear market,” and the energy sector is definitely experiencing one, but the recent drop in crude prices have pulled away the “stealthy” part. I cover the master limited partnership –MLP– type of companies that operate in the energy sector, and values have been hammered across the board, pointing to […]

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How to Triple Your Investment With This Asset Class

The last time crude prices fell as fast and as sharp as this year was in the ’08-’09 financial crisis. But some wise MLP investors tripled their money by buying at the bottom. Find out why history could be repeating itself and how you can capitalize. Over the last year, the price of the benchmark […]

Buy This Energy Buyout Candidate

Buy This Energy Buyout Candidate

The price of WTI crude has dropped from the low $60’s to around $50 in just a couple of weeks. Investors are freaking out, and share prices of energy companies across the board have been hit.While the values of almost all energy stocks are falling, not all companies have business operations tied to the price […]

2 High-Yield Stocks On Sale Today

2 High-Yield Stocks On Sale Today

The market doesn’t know crap… at least in the short-term! Despite revealing important news that shows their business prospects are actually improving, irrational fear has driven these stocks to oversold territory. Buy these two leading stocks today to lock-in great yields and growth at discount prices. One of the questions I get a lot is […]

Buy These 4 REITs Raising Dividends in August

Buy These 4 REITs Raising Dividends in August

After a couple of months with no dividend news, it’s time to return to my monthly list of REITs that should announce dividend increases next month – that’s August 2015. The REIT sector has been in a correction since late January and buying shares before a dividend increase announcement is one way to take advantage of […]

One Dividend Stock With a 35% Annual Return

One Dividend Stock With a 35% Annual Return

Having increased its dividend payout each quarter in the last year, this dividend growth champion now yields 14% more than it did 12 months ago. Add in strong share price performance, and this is one of Tim Plaehn’s favorite stocks, even in a market downturn. The stock market has produced a very bumpy ride over […]

How to Protect Your Wealth From a Market Crash

How to Protect Your Wealth From a Market Crash

One of the great fears, if not the greatest for stock market investors, is that a large portion of their capital will be wiped out in a stock market “crash”. This fear of losing it all is a primary reason why so many investors lose out in the stock market by “buying high and selling […]

The 10% Yield REIT That Will Lose You Money

The 10% Yield REIT That Will Lose You Money

I am sure income focused investors will be drawn to the new, high-yield REIT, Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. (Nasdaq:CSAL) –CS&L. First, for its 10% dividend yield, and second, because the company tells a good story selling this new type of REIT. After reviewing company presentations and looking into the overall telecom sector, my recommendation […]