Diversification

Food Fight! (And This Company Is Losing)

Food Fight! (And This Company Is Losing)

There are certain things that everyone needs, no matter what’s going on in the world or how the economy is faring. Think food, water, electricity, etc. There are also certain less critical vices that remain popular, regardless of what’s happening in the world. Think booze and tobacco, for example. When it comes to building a […]

2 Stocks Winning the Cable Cutting Wars

2 Stocks Winning the Cable Cutting Wars

The media wars have heated up, all thanks to a British company called Sky PLC (OTC: SKYAY). The company has three American suitors – Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) and Twenty-First Century Fox (Nasdaq: FOX) – all vying to tie the knot with Sky. It seemed straightforward enough… as Disney’s $66 billion […]

3 Stocks on Apple’s ‘Hit List’ to Buy Next

3 Stocks on Apple’s ‘Hit List’ to Buy Next

While most investors are focused on the introduction of the iPhone8 and iPhone X from Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), I am much more interested in other news the company is making. It is involved in the consortium that submitted the winning (for now) $14 billion bid for 60% of the semiconductor manufacturing business of struggling Japanese […]

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Stop Losses Are a MUST For Retirement Investors

Dad pointed his finger at me, raised his voice and said, “Sit down, shut up, and listen!” His face was beet red; I’d pushed him too far. My parents invested in Certificates of Deposit ONLY – they never touched stocks. I showed dad charts from my economics professor outlining how much more an investor would […]

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Diversification, What Are You Trying to Accomplish?

“I’m no longer trying to get rich. I’m trying to keep from getting poor!” …uttered by millions… Friend Courtenay W. referenced recent articles where Chuck Butler and I emphasized diversification. He made a great suggestion, “You should explain what you mean – diversification means different things to different people.” I visited several mutual fund companies’ booths at The Money […]