Strategies

Betting On A Big Move In Uber

Betting On A Big Move In Uber

With all the hoopla over electric vehicles this year, it seems like investors have nearly forgotten about the ride-sharing business. There was a time where you couldn’t open up a financial publication without seeing something about Uber (UBER) or Lyft (LYFT). Lately, however, ride-sharing has taken a backseat to the rides themselves. Investors have been […]

Does The Average Investor Need A Financial Advisor?

Does The Average Investor Need A Financial Advisor?

Need help? Find an expert. Tim Plaehn is a member of our panel of experts and regular contributor. He is the editor of Dividend Hunter specializing in finding solid, dividend-paying stocks. Knowing Tim was once a financial advisor, I leaned on him when I wrote, “How To Find A Financial Advisor To Meet YOUR Needs.” Interest rates are […]

The U.S. Dollar Halted the Tech Rally

The U.S. Dollar Halted the Tech Rally

How the lower dollar impacts our investment Recently, technology stock shares went down in value. The stocks didn’t drop that much, but they had done so well for so long, even despite the pandemic, that it was a bit of a shock to Wall Street. In particular, a few major tech stocks got hit the […]

The New Government Death Panels

The New Government Death Panels

In a debate about Obamacare, VP candidate Sarah Palin claimed the legislation would create a “death panel” of government bureaucrats who would decide whether Americans (citing her elderly mother and child with Down syndrome) were “worthy of medical care”. It was a highly controversial subject. Whether it is individuals or businesses, the government should NOT be […]

This Can’t-Miss Strategy Has Failed for Over a Decade

This Can’t-Miss Strategy Has Failed for Over a Decade

It’s a puzzle that’s haunted Wall Street for a few years now: what the heck happened to value investing? Value investing was the strategy that long occupied the minds of Wall Street’s best stock-pickers. From Warren Buffett to Ben Graham to Peter Lynch, the focus was always on value investing. All prudent investors needed to […]

Tesla vs. the NFL

Tesla vs. the NFL

My investment and analysis services focus on dividend stocks, value stocks, and high-yield investments. However, I keep an eye on investment assets of all types, and when something unusual happens, I will dig into the facts to develop my understanding of what is happening. A few days ago, one news headline caught my attention. The […]