Blue Chip Stocks

Two Smartphone Makers Nipping at Apple’s Heels 

Two Smartphone Makers Nipping at Apple’s Heels 

Here is something that may startle you and it’s a subject I will cover in a future issue of Growth Stock Advisor for my subscribers: A research paper by Professor Hendrik Bessembinder, published in the September edition of the Journal of Financial Economics, posed this question “Do Stocks Outperform Treasury Bills?”. The end result was […]

Can Apple Save Your Portfolio from the Market Crash?

Can Apple Save Your Portfolio from the Market Crash?

Can Apple Save Your Portfolio from the Market Crash? After disappointing results and forward guidance from both Alphabet and Amazon, Wall Street is now focused on the biggest technology stock of them all – Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) – and its results, which are being announced on Wednesday, November 1 after the close. It is hoped […]

Buy These 3 Stocks to Profit From Marijuana Legalization

Buy These 3 Stocks to Profit From Marijuana Legalization

For many years, both the large beverage companies and the large tobacco companies have been in search of growth. That’s because, in both cases, their main products – tobacco, alcohol and sugary drinks – have been deemed to be unhealthy and therefore fewer consumers are using their products. But now there is a FOMO (fear […]

Is It Time to Bail on the FAANGs?

Is It Time to Bail on the FAANGs?

In recent months, it has gotten harder to separate the performance of the U.S. stock market from the performance of the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google/Alphabet). Despite Facebook’s face-plant, after its earnings announcement led to the worst one-day loss ever for any stock, the overall performance of the market year-to-date has been […]

Buy These Streaming Giants as Netflix’s Challenges Grow

Buy These Streaming Giants as Netflix’s Challenges Grow

Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) is one of those ‘belief’ stocks like Tesla. Either you believe in its business model, despite its lack profitability, or you don’t. The key tenet is this belief revolves around the growth in the company’s subscriber base. And here, the first cracks have appeared. The latest subscriber figures from Netflix were disappointing, […]

A Fly (Spy) On The Wall

A Fly (Spy) On The Wall

The conversation started when daughter Holly asked, “Are you really going to drive for over six hours to meet a guy for lunch?” “Yep!” I said. My wife Jo chimed in, “Dennis is good friends with Chuck Butler who retired from EverBank and writes the Daily Pfennig. They will probably spend 1 1/2 hours solving […]