3 Stocks to Buy When the Market Corrects 10%

3 Stocks to Buy When the Market Corrects 10%

Thursday last week, July 17, the stock markets gave investors a taste of what may be the early signs of a true market correction, which would be a drop in the major market indexes of at least 10%. Since the bottom of the last bear market, there have been three 10% or greater corrections, in […]

3 Crash-Proof Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

3 Crash-Proof Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

“Defensive stocks” are stocks with business operations that aren’t highly correlated to the economic cycle. For this reason, “defensive stocks” are often referred to as non-cyclicals. These stocks tend to perform well during economic downturns, and they usually hold up better during a market correction. For investors and traders who aren’t yet willing to pull […]

ETFs for Russia, Europe, Gold & Oil

ETFs for Russia, Europe, Gold & Oil

Russia, Europe, gold and oil have been in the news lately, and this week’s new economic sanctions could spell more trouble for the already troubled region. Russia’s economic troubles started long before this week’s shoot down of the Malaysian airliner as the ruble has been in decline, the economy is slowing and the effect of […]

3 Oil Patch “Ponzi Schemes” for Monthly Dividends

3 Oil Patch “Ponzi Schemes” for Monthly Dividends

There is a dirty secret about oil and gas drilling company stocks that is not generally shared with the investing public. Energy companies involved in exploration and production (E&P) must continue to drill new wells to find more oil and/or natural gas just to keep production at the current level. A new oil well produces […]

Buy These 4 Dividend Stocks for Rising Interest Rates

Buy These 4 Dividend Stocks for Rising Interest Rates

Sometimes you can just hear the tick, tick, tick… of the bomb that the eventual return of higher interest rates will drop on the financial markets. When I made two presentations at the Las Vegas MoneyShow in May, the number one question I received was “What will happen to REITs, MLPs and other income stocks […]

Top 5 Stocks to Buy for Your Summer Vacation

Top 5 Stocks to Buy for Your Summer Vacation

More Americans will be looking to vacation this year than we’ve seen in years. And why not? The stock market is at all-time highs. Unemployment is down to 6.1%; the lowest level since September 2008. The jobs report from last week had the economy adding 288,000 jobs in June, versus expectations of only 215,000. Consumers […]

3 Blockbuster Entertainment Stocks for the Summer

3 Blockbuster Entertainment Stocks for the Summer

With employment numbers and economic growth improving, Americans are antsy to have some fun this summer! Stocks like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google – the four horsemen of tech – ride highest in the winters, when people are locked inside with their devices. Coming off a particularly harsh winter this year, U.S. consumers are especially […]

Buy These 5 Cheap Stocks on the Rise

Buy These 5 Cheap Stocks on the Rise

Investors are always looking for cheap stocks on the rise because the right ones can bring huge gains in a very short period of time. Some cheap stocks end up in the discount bin due to sell-offs in the broader markets. Take RF Micro Devices Inc. (Nasdaq: RFMD) for example. When the tech sector pulled […]