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 […]

5 Stocks to Buy Before January Dividend Increases

5 Stocks to Buy Before January Dividend Increases

Give yourself a pay raise every year with these five REIT stocks that are growing their dividends at impressive rates. Be sure to buy them soon as all five have histories of raising their dividends in early January. A REIT worth owning should reward investors with regular dividend rate increases. The typical REIT announces a […]

Buy These 4 REITs Increasing Dividends

Buy These 4 REITs Increasing Dividends

These four recent REIT IPOs are growing their cash flows and look ready to pay out their first dividend increase. And, since the market isn’t expecting an increase this early, a small bump to their dividend could result in a nice pop in their share price. The best income investments are stocks that currently pay […]

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 […]

Book a Quick Double-Digit Gain With These 3 Stocks

Book a Quick Double-Digit Gain With These 3 Stocks

Year-end selling has driven down these poor performers to deeply oversold valuations, but history shows their big bounces are right around the corner. Buy these three stocks for a quick double-digit gain in the New Year. Each year around this time, year-end selling occurs in stocks that have been poor or disappointing performers over the […]

3 Ways to Play an Energy Price Recovery

3 Ways to Play an Energy Price Recovery

It has been just over a year since OPEC surprised the energy markets by refusing to reduce production targets to prop up the price of oil. The result has been a 60% drop in the price of a barrel of crude and 40% to 70% declines for most of the energy sector stocks. Now it […]

Sell These 3 Popular Dividend Stocks

Sell These 3 Popular Dividend Stocks

The terrorist attack in Paris is already affecting tourism and many popular American stocks with enticing dividends will lose money as travelers cancel trips and rethink their plans. Now is the time to sell these popular dividend stocks before they fall. The terrorist attack in Paris earlier this month was a tragedy. And while the […]

The Safest 10% Yield Available Today

The Safest 10% Yield Available Today

A 10% yield usually suggests a high amount of risk, but not in this case. This stock may actually be the safest double-digit yielding stock available in the investing universe. Immediately boost your dividend income by purchasing this wrongly underestimated company. I think it might be a side-effect of the intense focus on market sectors, […]

3 Dividend-Growing REITs Capitalizing on a New Trend

3 Dividend-Growing REITs Capitalizing on a New Trend

They are part of a REIT subsector experiencing a wave of intense growth throughout the entire United States, and Tim Plaehn’s analysis reveals that these three investing ideas could be a lucrative and safe way to make money in the long-term. One of my associates at Investors Alley recently made this observation: “All over Atlanta […]