The Perils Of Inflation

The Perils Of Inflation

Inflation is defined as, “A general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of currency.” Inflation is a silent killer of retirement dreams. Most retiree’s income can’t keep up with inflation; even with the social security inflation rider. Jeff Clark’s article, “How to Deprogram Your Friends & Family from the Cult of Fiat Currency,” […]

Going Through Our Q4 Playbook

Going Through Our Q4 Playbook

Today we wanted to take a few minutes to go through our playbook for the fourth quarter of 2020. With quite a few things left on the calendar such as the election, covid-19, and conflicting data on the economy really around the globe, an assessment of the market is necessary at this important juncture. 82% […]

Vaccine in vial with syringe

JNJ Stock Price Knocked Down On COVID Vaccine Halt

Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) were knocked down this week on news of a COVID vaccine halt.  All after a participant fell ill.  This is now the second time JNJ has had to pause testing as it races towards a vaccine, says Bloomberg. “We’re going to have to get used to hearing these sorts […]

Get Paid a 10% Dividend Buying Gold

Get Paid a 10% Dividend Buying Gold

My title at Investors Alley is Lead Investment Research Analyst for Income and Dividend Investing. My focus is on helping investors build sustainable, high-yield income streams from their portfolios. I don’t have much use for stocks that don’t pay dividends or bond funds with near-zero yields. However, I do see value in owning precious metals, […]

Trade of the Week: XOM

Trade of the Week: XOM

It’s been a long time since Exxon Mobil (XOM) has been in the news. The oil powerhouse used to be the largest company in the world, but now it doesn’t even crack the top 50 companies in terms of market cap. However, the stock was up 5% one day last week after the company made […]

AAPL, AMZN Hitting All-Time Highs With Gold and GDX Following

Is Now the Time to Buy More Gold?

Gold has been around since the beginning of time. It sits in a lump, doesn’t pay interest; yet governments around the world hoard it, and investment pundits recommend we own some. As kids, we watched movies about pirates stealing it, governments fighting over it and women swooning when they receive it as a gift. Warren […]