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Protecting Your Wealth In Tough Times

Since 2008, pundits are screaming – “Inflation is coming!” They are getting louder; do we scoff at the warnings, or take heed? What if they are right? If we take precautions, what harm can we do to our life savings if it doesn’t happen? Baby boomers worked hard and played by the rules. Most are […]

Is 2021 The Year To Buy More Gold?

Is 2021 The Year To Buy More Gold?

As popular as gold is as an investment, it’s not necessarily easy to pinpoint what type of investment gold is. Is it a safe-haven asset? A hedge against inflation? A currency? A store of value? Maybe it’s all of the above… The thing is, the type of investment gold is depends on the market environment […]

PTON Share Price Pops After Acquisition Announcement

PTON Share Price Pops After Acquisition Announcement

Peloton Interactive Inc. (PTON) raced above $162 a share after announcing a $420 million deal to acquire Precor, a global commercial fitness company.  “Telsey Advisory Group analyst Dana Telsey said she expects the deal could increase PTON’s annual sales by $480 million to $500 million, assuming PTON retains Precor’s revenue,” as reported by CNBC. Ocugen […]

This Trade Gives You “Dividends” With GLD

This Trade Gives You “Dividends” With GLD

There are a few asset types that typically serve as safe-haven investments—assets commonly used by investors when they are concerned about the market. Whether the concerns are economic or political in nature doesn’t really matter. The most common safe-haven investments are gold and bonds. A third category that isn’t quite as popular is utility stocks. […]

Get Paid a 10% Dividend Buying Gold

Get Paid a 10% Dividend Buying Gold

My title at Investors Alley is Lead Investment Research Analyst for Income and Dividend Investing. My focus is on helping investors build sustainable, high-yield income streams from their portfolios. I don’t have much use for stocks that don’t pay dividends or bond funds with near-zero yields. However, I do see value in owning precious metals, […]

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 […]

Is Silver’s Correction For Real?

Is Silver’s Correction For Real?

The story of the last month or so has been the rise in precious metals prices. Gold set record highs at more than $2,000 per ounce. And while not at record highs, silver was up over 60% for the year at one point. Whether talking about bullion, futures, or miners, pretty much any type of […]