Strategies

5 Safest Income Stocks to Own in 2016

5 Safest Income Stocks to Own in 2016

They are facing little of the headwinds that are currently souring the market and have strong, growing dividends that will propel share price growth and total returns. In what could be a challenging investing year for most, it will pay to stay cautious. As much as I think it is short sighted most of the […]

My 5 Boldest Predictions for 2016

My 5 Boldest Predictions for 2016

Marshall Hargrave reveals five themes that are likely to dominate the market discussion throughout this year. Some of them may shock you. The New Year is in full swing, yet we’re off to a rocky start. The S&P 500 is already down, led by commodities, which are continuing their downward trend. Is this setting a […]

5 Winning Investments Set to Dominate Again

5 Winning Investments Set to Dominate Again

A key overlooked strategy that has consistently beaten the market averages is investing in last year’s winners while shunning the losers. See the names of 5 market leaders set to repeat their strong performances. Bottom feeding, or deep value investing as it’s more commonly known, is something that many investors get tempted by, especially during the […]

The 2 Best Ways to Play Retail for Growth

The 2 Best Ways to Play Retail for Growth

Looking for a “new” way to play retail? It’s not enough to just look at the best-performing part of the industry, that’s why equities analyst Marshall Hargrave dug deep to find what might be the most underrated retail plays around for growth. The major retailers like Macy’s (NYSE: M) and Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) have been blaming […]

7 Best Buys for the Year-End Rally

7 Best Buys for the Year-End Rally

When Santa comes to town, the market typically starts to rally. It has happened 24 out of the last 27 years. These seven stocks should serve as nice stocking stuffers through the end of the year. Santa Claus is coming to town in a few weeks. Granted, many of us stopped believing in the jolly […]

Stock Buybacks = BS 101

Stock Buybacks = BS 101

I was in “Basic accounting 101.” The professor wrote “RULES” on the blackboard (an ancient visual communication device). Rule #1 – debits on the left, credits on the right. Rule #2 – Assets minus liabilities = net worth. While the blackboard may be obsolete, the rules still apply today. A recent Zerohedge article includes a […]

How Ben Bernanke Bankrupted Your Retirement

How Ben Bernanke Bankrupted Your Retirement

As a young lad, my off school summer months were spent on my grandparent’s dairy farm. The education I received about life each summer was probably more valuable than sitting in a classroom. Television had not been invented, and there were no neighbor kids to play with. My grandparents were my entertainers and educators 24/7. […]

5 Hottest Tech Stocks to Cash in This Holiday Season

5 Hottest Tech Stocks to Cash in This Holiday Season

This select group of companies will reign supreme this holiday season. They have the hottest products that will fly off the shelves and are trading at very attractive prices. The holiday shopping season is right around the corner. Like many others, I’m not ready. However, holiday shopping has been starting earlier and earlier every year. […]