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Slowing Home Sales is Great for These Two Stocks

Slowing Home Sales is Great for These Two Stocks

The pace of existing and new home sales has started to slow dramatically. Sales of existing homes fell 2.4% for April compared to March, and were down 5.9% to a year earlier. New home sales fell even harder, with April sales off 16.6% compared to March, and down 26.9% year-over-year. Rising mortgage rates thanks to […]

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Investing Lessons from 8 Hours on the Road

Dear Investor, I write this after spending a long day driving from the Reno, Nevada, area to Las Vegas, where I currently am as a speaker for the MoneyShow investors’ conference. It’s a 440-mile drive, so I had plenty of time to listen to CNBC on Sirius/XM radio. Eight hours of listening to the financial […]

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Where Energy Dividend Stocks are Headed Next

Dear Investor, For 2021, the energy sector was the top-performing of the eleven S&P-designated sectors, and the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) posted a 52% return for the year. Energy midstream – the pipeline, terminals, and storage subsector – was up a similar 45%. For 2021, the energy sector rode the wave of crude […]

How to Calculate Your Impressive Covered Call Returns

How to Calculate Your Impressive Covered Call Returns

Dear Reader, Talking about investment yields and returns can be confusing, and actually understanding what happens can be even more daunting. However, we are trying to make money on our money, and understanding potential returns – both as percentages and dollars – helps separate good opportunities from those that are less attractive. If you have […]

Get 10%+ Yield Today with this “Automated Trading” Stock

Get 10%+ Yield Today with this “Automated Trading” Stock

Covered calls are one of my favorite strategies. They’re safe… Simple to make (once you get the hang of them)… And can create double-digit yields on stocks that don’t pay any dividends. The thing is, getting started with covered calls can be tricky. Especially if you’re new to options. That’s where today’s ETF comes in. […]

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Add a 7.36% Inflation-Proof Yield to Your Portfolio

Dear Reader, The official numbers finally show what we’ve all felt in our wallets for months if not years: Inflation is here. No wonder – 40% of U.S. dollars in circulation were printed in the last 12 months. Whether that inflation is here to stay or not, we as investors have to adapt. That’s why […]