Small Cap Stocks

Why These 2 “Laggards” Need to Be in Your Portfolio

Why These 2 “Laggards” Need to Be in Your Portfolio

Do you believe in the power of positivity? If so, roll up to Wall Street… because it’s abundant. According to the Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism index, investor optimism is at its second-highest level. The survey of 1,015 Americans with $10,000 to spend outside of their retirement funds recently hit 140 points – just […]

3 Little-Known Dividend Stocks to Buy for Growth and Income

3 Little-Known Dividend Stocks to Buy for Growth and Income

Unlike many dividend stocks, these three picks have the potential to hand investors share price gains and big dividend checks. Find out what makes these under-the-radar growth stocks smart additions to your portfolio. In general, the best opportunities for dividend income-focused investors can be found in the mid-cap sector of the stock market. In many […]

2 Dividend Stocks with Bond-Like Safety

2 Dividend Stocks with Bond-Like Safety

In a small sub-sector of the dividend stock universe, you can find stocks that name the United States Government as their sole customer. Backed by strong contracts from the most reliable customer in the world, these stocks can be counted on for income no matter where the market moves. While we may argue about the […]

3 Stocks with Bullish Insider Buying

3 Stocks with Bullish Insider Buying

It’s this column’s second consecutive week of two minnows and a monster. Routinely, stocks that trade for under $10 and have insider buying are highlighted. But… once again, it was a struggle to find three small fish keepers. There is nuttin’ wrong with a wallhanger (taxidermed trophy fish) now and then. If not for a […]

Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

Buy These 3 Stocks That Insiders Love

When the CEO of a company purchases $6 million worth of stock in short order, investors should take notice. Buys of that magnitude from insiders do not come around often. See the three stocks that have confident insider buying you shouldn’t ignore. Normally this column focuses on stocks with insider buying that trade for less […]

3 Strong Buys Trading for Under $10

3 Strong Buys Trading for Under $10

As a stockbroker, I would tell clients and prospects that insiders sell their company stocks for all sorts of reasons. They wanted to buy a car or a house or a football team (a play on a Pink Floyd lyric from the song Money). While they sell for anything, I would proclaim they only buy […]

4 Stocks to Buy for a Lifetime of Increasing Dividends

4 Stocks to Buy for a Lifetime of Increasing Dividends

If you are playing catch up with your retirement savings or are still years away, these are the type of stocks that you want to own in your portfolio. Their unmatched track record of increasing dividends regardless of bear markets, international worries, or recessions will systematically increase your wealth year after year. As a cash […]

4 Stocks Under $10 Paying Great Dividends

4 Stocks Under $10 Paying Great Dividends

Take the fear and volatility out of investing in small-caps by focusing on the cheap ones that pay dividends. These four stocks fit the bill with strong balance sheets, great dividends, and profitable investment opportunities. Investing in small-caps is volatile. However, history shows that they outperform. Since 2000, the Russell 2000 index, which tracks the […]