Macroeconomics

A 23,000% Profit in 30 Years

A 23,000% Profit in 30 Years

In Uncertain Times, Investors Should Focus on High-Quality Companies Ever hear of International Holdings Co. PJSC? Eh… me neither, until recently It’s turns out, the company is surviving the new depression quite well, thank you very much. Bloomberg tells us that in the last year, the shares are up an astounding 2,819%. That’s nearly 30-fold […]

How Waffles Explain the Global Economy

How Waffles Explain the Global Economy

The Rules for the Global Economy Have Changed Did you hear who’s doing a brisk business thanks to the coronavirus pandemic? I don’t mean Amazon, Walmart, or Zoom, even though they’ve all seen big benefits thanks to social distancing and stay-at-home orders. Instead, I’m talking about a product much closer to my heart. Eggo Waffles! […]

Is Now The Right Time to Buy Oil?

Is Now The Right Time to Buy Oil?

2020 continues to be a year for the record books. I’ve heard the comment “I’ve never seen this happen before” more times over the last month than I have the previous five years. And it doesn’t seem like things will normalize anytime soon. The most recent unbelievable incident to hit the financial markets is the […]

What to Buy When Oil Prices Go Negative

What to Buy When Oil Prices Go Negative

There’s Such Much Oil, They’re Giving It Away The big financial news lately hasn’t been coming from the stock market, but from the oil pits. With most people staying close to home, the global demand for oil has plunged, and its price has dropped through the floor. Actually, not just through the floor, but several […]

Coronavirus Fears Select High-Yield Stocks Are On Sale Now

Coronavirus Fears Select High-Yield Stocks Are On Sale Now

The Coronavirus outbreak is a real threat to human life and business results. However, when unexpected tragedies like this outbreak occur, the stock market almost always overreacts to the perceived risks to company results. During the sell-off, stock prices fall too far, even if short to intermediate-term business results will be affected. It takes guts […]

What Do Hostilities with Iran Mean for Investors?

What Do Hostilities with Iran Mean for Investors?

The financial world is still reeling from the aftershocks of the U.S. military’s strike on Qasem Soleimani. In the near-term, stocks dropped, and oil surged. That’s to be expected. I must caution investors to resist the urge to invest with their emotions, especially fear. I won’t venture a prediction of what will happen, and I’m […]