Don’t Miss the Best Time to Buy in Four Years

Don’t Miss the Best Time to Buy in Four Years

With midterms being last week, you’re already behind on one of the most consistent buy signals of all-time. During the third year of presidential terms since 1945 the S&P 500 has seen on average 16.1% growth! With numbers like that, now is the best time to invest. For the stock market, the third year of […]

ETFs to Trade on European Central Bank Movements

ETFs to Trade on European Central Bank Movements

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi made news with his press conference last week by suggesting he’s planning more stimulus for the region.  But “Super Mario” is no “Helicopter Ben” as rumors abound that he doesn’t have the support of important policy makers. In the weeks ahead, “Super Mario” could come through with quantitative easing […]

3 High-Yield Stocks to Pick Up in a Troubling Market

3 High-Yield Stocks to Pick Up in a Troubling Market

I admit it; this market is making me crazy. But, these three stocks are giving me a moment of clarity in this troubling market. The fear of rising interest rates has pushed down the values of the higher yielding finance related stocks. The falling price of oil has hit the MLP space hard, and when […]

Dump These High-Yield Stocks Now With the End of QE

Dump These High-Yield Stocks Now With the End of QE

Quantitative Easing is ending and that means interest rates are going up. Investors should beware of a certain group of stocks that will plummet when this happens. These companies are directly affected by rising interest rates, and everyone invested in these stocks should sell now.  On October 29th, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it would […]

What Does the End of QE Mean for the Market?

What Does the End of QE Mean for the Market?

The end of Quantitative Easing (QE) is bringing uncertainty into the market, and rumors are spreading that without the stimulus the market will crash. Most of the time rumors are just fear mongering, but decided to take a deeper look into the effects of QE ending.  Did the scariest chart in finance just get a […]

Solar Sector Struggling to Shine

Solar Sector Struggling to Shine

The solar sector and solar stocks have been struggling lately, but got a big pop on Friday. Taking a look at the charts for the most popular stocks from the solar sector might motivate you to mimic the little boy from the movie The Sixth Sense, whose famous line was:  “I see dead people.” In […]

Finding Market Beating Gains With Variable Dividend Paying MLPs

Finding Market Beating Gains With Variable Dividend Paying MLPs

There exists a small, interesting, little understood, and sometimes very profitable sector in the MLP space. This group consists of the master limited partnerships (MLPs) that pay variable distributions based on quarterly profit results. These partnerships have both variable raw material costs and variable pricing for the products they sell. The partnerships are set up […]

3 MLP’s Yielding Over 10% to Buy Today

3 MLP’s Yielding Over 10% to Buy Today

Upstream master limited partnerships offer unique dividend investing opportunities. These partnerships can lock in distribution rates for years ahead meaning that, despite volatility in the prices of oil, these high yields are safe. Tim Plaehn has found 3 undervalued stocks that will continue to pay you big dividends no matter what happens in the economy. […]

What We Can Learn From October’s Volatility

What We Can Learn From October’s Volatility

Knowledge is power, and there’s a lot to be learned from October’s volatility. When investors see volatility they think risk, but rather they should be seeing opportunity. Here’s our best insight on how to make volatility work for you instead of against. The market is a constant teacher. The curriculum for this month has been […]