Investing Strategies

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Profiting From Rising Fuel Prices

Most of you are surely aware of the headlines blaring that retail gasoline prices in the United States rose again and hit another all-time record, surpassing one set in March. On May 10, the average cost of a retail gallon of gasoline hit $4.374, according to the American Automobile Association, surpassing the former record of […]

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We’re About to Make a Lot of Money Together

We have a special treat for you today: a special message from Tim Melvin, our newest investing expert here at Investors Alley. Anyone interested in getting steady income while beating the market should pay special attention to what he has to say… Especially as the markets are tanking and the investment strategies that have worked […]

I Probably Shouldn’t Say This, But…

I Probably Shouldn’t Say This, But…

Tim Plaehn here, with a very special treat for you. Today, I’m introducing you to our newest investing expert here at Investors Alley. You’re going to be hearing more about him and about his very successful investing approach soon… (Anyone interested in income investing, like me, should pay special attention…) And today, he’s prepared a […]

Why Growth Investors Panic – and I Don’t

Why Growth Investors Panic – and I Don’t

Of the two types of stocks in which to invest – growth stocks and value stocks – investors naturally gravitate to growth stocks. At first glance, it makes sense to invest in rapidly growing companies and see rapidly increasing share prices and capital gains. However, it’s not that simple, and investors often get burned chasing […]

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Are You a Gambler, a Trader, or an Investor?

I don’t know if I am amused or appalled by how much a gambling mentality has taken over much of our lives. For example, I recently noticed that NFL football analysts spent as much time on the betting spread as they spent discussing teams’ potential to win or lose. You see and hear gambling terms […]

How to Beat the Coming “Lost Decade” for Stocks

How to Beat the Coming “Lost Decade” for Stocks

Dear Investor, Bank of America stock analysts recently released a long-term forecast that bodes very badly for investors for the next decade. If the analysts are correct, many investors will not reach their long-term financial goals. But one investing strategy looks to avoid the problem… In October, several news outlets, including Yahoo Finance and Markets […]

Real Investing Isn’t What You Think It Is

Real Investing Isn’t What You Think It Is

In the middle of last month, I spent two days on the road to pick up a new travel trailer I purchased from an out-of-state dealer. While driving during stock market hours, I use SiriusXM radio to listen to CNBC and Fox Business, keeping up with the day’s financial news. While I enjoy the information, […]