ABC, MCK, OMI Deliver Growth From the Healthcare Supply Chain

ABC, MCK, OMI Deliver Growth From the Healthcare Supply Chain

In the world of business, well-known companies are often in competitive industries, where it may be challenging to stay competitive and profitable. Behind the well-known companies will be suppliers. The supplier world often produces more predictable profits. Consider the extreme case of Tesla (TSLA). The electric car manufacturer has never reported a profitable quarter. It […]

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SOLO Looks to Become a Force in the Challenging U.S. Market

ElectraMeccannica Vehicles Corporation (SOLO) has risen rapidly even as the company recently sought to raise $20 million in a public offering at $2. SOLO was trading as low as $1 in May, and in the last few days has touched $6. After underwriting discounts and commissions, the individual electric vehicle manufacturer pocketed $18.65 million. SOLO […]

Trade of the Week: XLF

Trade of the Week: XLF

There was a fair amount of options action ahead of the long holiday weekend. A massive amount of puts traded in the financial sector, more specifically, on the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF). Some of the large trades could be setting up a hedge against downside risk through August. One interesting trade in XLF […]

F150 Drives Growth for Ford (F) During Pandemic

F150 Drives Growth for Ford (F) During Pandemic

If you want to own the “stay-at-home” stocks, but don’t want to own individual names, one way to get exposure to digital vs. in-person companies, is to own the Invesco QQQ Equity Index (QQQ). The QQQ mirrors the Nasdaq 100 Index, and is made up of the 100 largest non-financial stocks trading on the Nasdaq. […]

SAH Seeing Traffic Above Pre-Pandemic Levels in Some Locations

SAH Seeing Traffic Above Pre-Pandemic Levels in Some Locations

Sonic Automotive (SAH) recently updated investors with information on the return of customers after the COVID-19 shutdown. The company previously announced that it would be working to reduce costs during the pandemic, to address cash flow needs.  On the cost reduction front, management reported SAH has now cut $7 million in expenses per month, and […]

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Who’s Betting On America?

I read Bill Bonner’s Diary regularly. Bill cuts through the smoke and mirrors, and explain things in understandable, matter-of-fact terms. He recently wrote, Don’t Bet on America. “Never, ever bet against America,” says the Oracle of Omaha (Warren Buffet), perhaps exaggerating. Countries, like individuals, make mistakes. …. It was a bad idea to bet against America throughout most […]

Make 9.7% On America’s Most Notorious Bank

Make 9.7% On America’s Most Notorious Bank

Despite plenty of volatility in the market, it hasn’t been any easier to generate income for your portfolio. Yields are still ultra-low for most fixed income instruments. Moreover, many high-yield dividend stocks have slashed their dividend payments. Regarding dividend stocks, buying and holding them is certainly not an unreasonable way to generate yield. The best […]

SPY: Is Matching the Market Enough?

SPY: Is Matching the Market Enough?

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is a monster ETF (exchange-traded fund), designed to follow the S&P 500 step for step. This is the granddaddy of all index funds. SPY currently has assets of $267 billion. For some perspective, SPY has more in assets than the GDP of Finland. Of course, Finland has been around […]