Defensive Investing

Buy These 3 Stocks Before the Next Big Computer Hack

Buy These 3 Stocks Before the Next Big Computer Hack

According to a Lloyds of London report issued in July, a global cyber attack could result in damages of as much as $121.4 billion. But based on the growing frequency of such cyber attacks and hacks, this estimate will likely turn out to be too conservative. The reason is straightforward. The world’s volume of data […]

The Bull Case for Buying Airline Stocks

The Bull Case for Buying Airline Stocks

Right now, investors could buy into a long-term bull market in airline stocks that could be set to take off with Trump’s proposed infrastructure spending bill. Here’s the case for owning airline stock in your portfolio. As the new editor of Investors Alley’s Growth Stock Advisor, one of the sectors that I will be focused on […]

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3 Income Stocks Safe from the Amazon Monster

Find refuge from the Amazon monster in these three stocks that have business models that the e-commerce turned tech titan can’t disrupt. With more and more industries being negatively impacted by Amazon, investors need to hold income stocks safe from its influence. Amazon is disrupting everything, from your local grocery store to the cloud software […]

Top 3 Military Dividend Stocks Getting a Trump Bump

Top 3 Military Dividend Stocks Getting a Trump Bump

After laying out his plans to increase the military budget by over $50 billion, future growth prospects for these defense contractors just became a whole lot brighter. Add these stocks to your portfolio for a nice combination of yield and growth.  President Donald Trump is looking to boost defense spending, something we all expected, but […]

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7 Stocks to Buy for Growth, Value, and Yield

Exhibiting the best of all three traits, these seven stocks trade for reasonable valuations, pay great dividends, and project high earnings growth. Any investor that wants to remain cautious in today’s market but does not want to be left behind if this historic rally continues can confidently buy these stocks.  Most of my columns on […]

The Coming Dollar Tug of War: Trump v. Yellen

The Coming Dollar Tug of War: Trump v. Yellen

Battling over which direction the dollar will head in 2017, Trump and Yellen’s respective policies will put the dollar into a tug of war scenario. To remove your portfolio’s risk to whichever way the dollar may swing, purchase shares of the three stocks shared today that operate in a protected sector. Boxing fans still harken […]

3 American-Based Businesses that Trump Loves

3 American-Based Businesses that Trump Loves

These three companies employ tens of thousands of Americans and will never be shipping jobs or factories overseas, giving them an A+ rating from Trump. With the President-elect’s support behind them, these stocks should do well. Trump has started fulfilling his campaign promise of ‘strong arming’ companies to stop moving jobs out of the country […]

3 Safe Stocks Yielding over 10%

3 Safe Stocks Yielding over 10%

With the market trading at all-time highs, it can be difficult to find solid dividend stocks that haven’t run up in price, thus dropping their yields, but Tim Plaehn shares three strong companies that still sport double-digit yields. His cash flow analysis also suggests their dividends are plenty covered making these stocks safe income investments. […]