Energy Investing

With the Short Seller Squeeze in Energy These High Yields Are Getting Attention

With the Short Seller Squeeze in Energy These High Yields Are Getting Attention

Energy infrastructure stock prices are under attack. Institutional investors are bailing, individual investors are running scared, and I believe the short-selling crowd has jumped on the sectors to push share prices down to unbelievably low levels. These are all dividend-paying stocks, which means yields have risen to eye-popping levels. I think the sector is set […]

The Latest Cold Front Is Heating Up Natural Gas Options

The Latest Cold Front Is Heating Up Natural Gas Options

It’s always funny to read about energy prices going up whenever there’s a cold front. It’s like people forget that there’s such thing as weather and (depending on where you live) it changes with the seasons. As the temperature starts cooling in the fall, you’ll often see headlines like “Heating Oil Prices Up on Colder […]

The Fed Just Cut Rates: What to Do Now

The Fed Just Cut Rates: What to Do Now

So the Federal Reserve cut interest rates. This was their third rate cut in the last three months. The new target range for overnight interest rates is 1.5 to 1.75%. That’s below the rate of inflation. There are three things you should do right now. #1. Don’t panic. #2. Seriously, don’t panic. #3. Make sure […]

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

With the near term potential of an economic recession at the front of investor’s minds, I see more and more recommendations to invest in “Dividend Aristocrat” types of stocks. These are companies that have paid growing dividends for years and give investors faith that their stock market investments will emerge relatively unscathed after the stock […]