Growth Stocks

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 […]

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 Stocks Growing in the Sharing Economy

Buy These 3 Stocks Growing in the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is thriving because it offers consumers a faster, more efficient, and often cheaper, service or product. At its core, the sharing economy encompasses a new business model that in some industries, such as ride-sharing, is disruptive, and in others is complementary to current businesses. And, in yet others, the sharing economy is […]

3 Stocks Positioned for Growth in the Gig Economy

3 Stocks Positioned for Growth in the Gig Economy

The recently released “Freelancing in America” study found that almost 57 million Americans are now part of the freelance market to some degree. An NPR/Marist poll found that one in five American jobs are now contract jobs. And, Forbes estimates the economic impact of independent workers last year at $1.3 trillion in the U.S alone, […]