Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks for Long Term Profits

Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks for Long Term Profits

Earnings season for individual stocks has evolved into nothing more than a game. Analysts from the Wall Street firms put out their estimates for quarterly revenue and profits. Those estimates are averaged into a consensus estimate. When earnings come out the stock trading world looks to see whether individual companies “beat” or “miss” the earnings […]

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Will The Fed Bring Us More QE?

Mike Maloney’s video, “If You Don’t Think QE4 & QE5 Are Coming, You’re Smoking Something”, raised a red flag. The Fed did not raise rates and didn’t rule out more Quantitative Easing (QE) in the future. Mike fears QE may include bailing out companies that can’t pay their debts. QE was different Unlike historical fed interest […]

Is There Finally a Cheaper Alternative to the VIX?

Is There Finally a Cheaper Alternative to the VIX?

When it comes to trading volatility, The VIX has long held the crown as the most viable product on the market. Products based on the VIX, the S&P 500 Implied Volatility Index, have been one of the most notable additions to the trading universe in the 21st century. In fact, the Cboe Global Markets (BATS: […]

Will Gold Shine In 2019?

Will Gold Shine In 2019?

Several experts, who are not in the gold business, recently suggested gold will be a good investment in 2019. Zerohedge reports on David Einhorn’s annual letter to Greenlight Capital shareholders with my emphasis: “Gold – Long – U.S. debt to GDP is over 100%. The…U.S. debt has increased by over $2 trillion…. When the economy eventually slows, the […]

Buy These 5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Div Next Week

Buy These 5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Div Next Week

I receive a lot of questions concerning dividend dates. Income investors can help their overall returns by understanding when shares must be owned to be entitled to receive the next dividend payment. Buying shares of a stock after it goes ex-dividend means you won’t receive the next declared dividend payment. You can quickly have cash […]

How You Can Get Paid “Dividends” Owning Silver

How You Can Get Paid “Dividends” Owning Silver

One of the drawbacks to owning precious metals is raw commodities don’t generate a cash flow and thus don’t pay dividends. I’m not talking about precious metal miners, but the metals themselves. But despite this lack of income, many investors still like to own gold and silver. Why are precious metals so popular? Well, they […]