Growth Stocks

This WeWork Killer is Profitable Right Now and It’s Raised Dividends for 20 Years Straight

This WeWork Killer is Profitable Right Now and It’s Raised Dividends for 20 Years Straight

The filing prospectus for WeWork’s IPO contains this sentence, “Our mission is to elevate the world’s consciousness.” I’m not kidding you. It actually says that. In addition to raising the world’s consciousness, they’re raising cash — a lot of it. Ever since WeWork’s S-1 filing form was released, Wall Street has entertained itself by highlighting […]

Which Stock Is the Next Chipotle?

Which Stock Is the Next Chipotle?

Shares of Chipotle (CMG) have rallied more than 70% this year. Don’t feel bad if you missed it, you’re not alone. After all, shares of the burrito joint got hammered a few years ago. In general terms, it’s typically not good for business to have your company name and the phrase “E. Coli outbreak” in […]

These Three Stocks Pass Nearly Every Screener

These Three Stocks Pass Nearly Every Screener

Generally, I’m not a big fan of stock screeners. I’ve found that it causes investors to be overly mechanical in their approach. However, if investors use screeners as a first step in the investing process, then I think it can help them achieve their investment objectives. With that in mind, I want to share with […]

Understand the Good vs. Bad Mortgage REITs

Understand the Good vs. Bad Mortgage REITs

Over the past weekend I was an invited speaker at the Seattle MoneyShow. One of my presentations was a Master Class titled, “Not All Dividend Investments are Created Equal!” In the two-hour discussion I covered all of the different types of exchange traded income investments, including real estate investment trusts (REITs). REITs fall into one […]

These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields and Growth

These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields and Growth

There are a handful of basic, popular strategies for investing in the stock market. Growth stock investing gets the headlines. This strategy involves buying stocks that are going up in price, with the assumption that the share prices will continue to rise. Investors like the idea of maybe buying the next Amazon (AMZN) or Apple […]

Three Blue Chips about to Raise their Dividends

Three Blue Chips about to Raise their Dividends

Last year, the Federal Reserve said it planned to hike interest rates three times in 2019. Thanks to the market’s slide late last year, those plans have been shelved. Now there are some folks on Wall Street who think the Fed will cut interest rates three times this year. How times have changed! With lower […]

So the 3D Hype Is Over? Yes, But Not for Everyone

So the 3D Hype Is Over? Yes, But Not for Everyone

A great area to find investment opportunities is places where the Wall Street hype machine went crazy and then the bubble burst. I’ll give you a great example. After the dot-com bubble burst, shares of Amazon plunged 95%. People thought the entire industry went bust when in reality, only the shady start-ups went under. A […]