Global Investing

Chip Industry Consolidation Underway

Chip Industry Consolidation Underway

On October 20, the struggling chipmaker Intel (INTC) announced it would sell its money-losing NAND flash memory business to South Korea’s SK Hynix for $9 billion. This appears to be the start of a move toward greater consolidation in the semiconductor industry. More on that later. First, let’s look at what it means for Intel. […]

How to Make Money the Cool Way

How to Make Money the Cool Way

In the June issue of Growth Stock Confidential, I took a look at a major global macroeconomic trend – the spread of air conditioning around the world. It looked like an investment opportunity and, after further research, I decided it definitely is. So we added the world’s largest air conditioner manufacturer (Daikin Industries – [OTC: […]

Buy These 3 Global Dividend Payers to Beat the Market

Buy These 3 Global Dividend Payers to Beat the Market

In the current stock market, the stocks that look to be the best place to hide are those conservative, dividend-paying stocks. But here’s something about dividend stocks that you may not know, even though I’ve written about this subject before… Dividend growth is much faster overseas than here in the United States. US Dividend Growth […]

How To Generate Income From China Without Owning Chinese Stocks

How To Generate Income From China Without Owning Chinese Stocks

There’s been no shortage of geopolitical news lately.  While summer is usually the time when the news cycle slows down, so far it hasn’t been the case.  In particular, there has been an unusual amount of discussion concerning international trade and tariffs. Regarding tariffs, the stock market has had plenty to digest.  The US currently […]