This Technology Could Lead to the Downfall of Amazon

This Technology Could Lead to the Downfall of Amazon

As part of being somewhat of a contrarian investor, I like to look for possible investments in areas where the Wall Street hype machine went crazy, but then the ‘hot air balloon’ was punctured. One such area in technology has to be 3D printing, which is also known as additive manufacturing. Valuations in this sector […]

2 Stocks Delivering Value and Growth in an Overvalued Market

2 Stocks Delivering Value and Growth in an Overvalued Market

Remember the days when political strife and geopolitical volatility used to spook investors and send tremors through the stock market? I do… but those memories are fading fast. Given the current climate, you’d think the phrase “market jitters” would appear more often. After all, if there’s one thing the market hates, it’s uncertainty. Yet stocks […]

3 Warning Signs That Your Dividend Is About to Be Cut

3 Warning Signs That Your Dividend Is About to Be Cut

Dividend focused investors want to earn the highest possible yield, but also want the highest level of safety. At the same time, the higher the yield the market puts on the stock, the more the market believes there is a probability of future dividend reduction. The market may be right about a dividend cut for […]

3 Stocks on Apple’s ‘Hit List’ to Buy Next

3 Stocks on Apple’s ‘Hit List’ to Buy Next

While most investors are focused on the introduction of the iPhone8 and iPhone X from Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), I am much more interested in other news the company is making. It is involved in the consortium that submitted the winning (for now) $14 billion bid for 60% of the semiconductor manufacturing business of struggling Japanese […]

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When Do You Sell Good Dividend Paying Stocks?

Which dividend stocks should you sell, and which should you keep? The stock market is setting records. Since the bank bailouts began in 2008, it’s no wonder. Interest rates dropped to historic lows, causing the stock market to soar. We recently discussed the acronym, TINA (There Is No Alternative). Investors, particularly baby boomers and retirees have few […]

3 Stocks to Harness the Power of Dividends

3 Stocks to Harness the Power of Dividends

You like free money? Yeah, I do, too. It’s why I love dividend stocks. Companies that offer dividends are so confident in their businesses that they’ll pay you some free “thank you” money, just for holding their shares. If your portfolio doesn’t include stable, dividend-paying stocks… well, you’re missing out on free money. History bears […]

Warren Buffett Bought These 3 Airline Stocks: Here’s Why

Warren Buffett Bought These 3 Airline Stocks: Here’s Why

One certainty I discovered when conducting my Singularity research project is this. . .that new technologies will disrupt nearly every industry. Take the stodgy airline industry. The Internet of Things (IoT) is about to make airlines more profitable than they’ve been in the past. I’m sure you wondering how this will be accomplished. Simple – […]