ETFs to Trade the Euro

ETFs to Trade the Euro

Europe is in trouble and the Euro offers potential opportunities as turbulence on the continent continues. On September 4, the European Central Bank took another step in addressing the ongoing problem of “disinflation” as the region’s economy continued to deteriorate.  On August 29, Eurostat reported that the inflation rate for the Eurozone continued to sink […]

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This “New” $100 Billion Energy Company to Double

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) may not be as well known as other energy giants like ExxonMobil, Chevron, or ConocoPhillips, but KMI has set up a bold strategy to move itself into the $100 billion market cap club and grow rapidly from there. Investors who get in now have a very good chance of making […]

3 Dangerous Trends Pointing to a Market Correction

3 Dangerous Trends Pointing to a Market Correction

A sizable correction is already underway in the market’s most important industries. These industries just so happen to be leading indicators, meaning they foreshadow what’s to come in the broader market. However, Mr. Market is woefully overlooking these signs of an upcoming market correction. But it’s not just the continued weakness in a couple key […]

The Top 5 R&D Stocks to Cash in on the Biotech Boom

The Top 5 R&D Stocks to Cash in on the Biotech Boom

The FDA has ramped up specialty-drug approvals and, as a result, cash has streamed into the biotechnology space. Many leading biotech firms are sitting on mountains of cash, leaving them with plenty to spend on research and development in the final four months of 2014 and into 2015. Companies that provide research-related products and services […]

How to Increase Dividend Payments Through ETF Investing

How to Increase Dividend Payments Through ETF Investing

Investing for dividend growth is a favorite strategy of many individual investors and professional money managers, and ETFs can be a great vehicle if you’re seeking dividends. Many investors are not aware of the fact that there are ETFs available, which actually pay dividends since it’s frequently assumed that dividends paid for the stocks held […]

Sell These 5 Stocks on the Verge of Bankruptcy

Sell These 5 Stocks on the Verge of Bankruptcy

Remember Lehman Brothers? MF Global? Washington Mutual? Investors must have a short-term memory with the stock market nearing all-time highs again. Warning signs are all over the place, and these five companies on our Bankruptcy Watchlist might not exist by this time next year. Sell while you still can! With the stock market trading near […]

How to Short Gold and Oil

How to Short Gold and Oil

Recent geopolitical events have focused investors’ attention on gold and oil and both have recently taken substantial hits in price. Many investors were lured into gold on July 2, when a “golden cross” appeared on the chart for the spot price of the yellow metal.  A golden cross is formed when the 50-day moving average […]

4 Stocks That Could Easily Post Double-Digit Gains by Christmas

4 Stocks That Could Easily Post Double-Digit Gains by Christmas

With many stocks at all-time highs and the market’s valuation constantly in question, value stocks are getting harder to find. Stocks trading well beneath their 52-week highs but that otherwise look fundamentally sound offer the best opportunity for upside potential while simultaneously offering downside protection. The S&P 500 closed at a record high of 1,992.37 […]