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 […]

3 Safe Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

3 Safe Dividend Stocks Paying Double-Digit Yields

If you have an income stock keeping you up at night, replace it with any of these three safe-haven stocks paying hefty double-digit yields. With plenty of free cash flow to cover their payments, these three dividends are secure and will be great bargains if there is another market selloff again this summer. There is […]

Warning: Sell These 3 Popular Stocks Today

Warning: Sell These 3 Popular Stocks Today

Notorious real estate investor Sam Zell, who called the 2008 market crash, is back at it again, saying a recession is imminent in 2017. There are many warning signs flashing, and the three stocks profiled today are most at risk. The billionaire and contrarian investor, Sam Zell, has been getting increasingly negative on the United […]

Add These 2 High-Yield IPOs to Your Watchlist

Add These 2 High-Yield IPOs to Your Watchlist

There will be two new opportunities for earning high-yield dividend income hitting the market this year. With the universe of quality high-yield dividend stocks so small, any new additions should be scrutinized to determine if they are worthy investments. Last week’s initial public offering (IPO) REIT spin off by MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) priced at […]

5 High Probability Options Trades for May

5 High Probability Options Trades for May

When I first started trading, I ignored the Dow Jones Industrial Average and its ETFs (DIA) because – after all – why would I limit myself to the 30 most popular stocks? But now, as an options trader, I find myself almost limited to those stocks that are most liquid. Because of this, I’ve looked […]

10 High-Yield Stocks to Diversify Your Portfolio

10 High-Yield Stocks to Diversify Your Portfolio

If your portfolio crashed because of too much exposure to the energy sector during the recent downturn, increasing your portfolio’s diversification to a variety of sectors can prevent that from happening again. These ten stocks cover almost all of the sectors that can be invested in. As an income stock focused analyst, most of my […]

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 […]

5 Stocks to Buy Before Dividend Increases

5 Stocks to Buy Before Dividend Increases

A surprise dividend increase announcement could be the beginning of a yearly trend of accelerating payments and share price gains. With the increases expected soon, purchasing before the news will only increase the potential for returns from these stocks. My research for income stock investment prospects primarily focuses on companies that have historically announced and […]