Buy These 5 Oil Stocks to Profit from the Iraq Crisis

Buy These 5 Oil Stocks to Profit from the Iraq Crisis

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Iraqi conflict has lifted oil prices to their highest levels of the year. One of the biggest benefactors of higher oil prices should be the world’s largest oil and gas companies (known as “Supermajors”). As oil prices rise, the large oil companies can sell their oil at higher prices. The market will also look […]

Buy These Gold and Silver ETFs to Ride the Price Surges

Reading Time: 4 minutes Gold and silver had a very big day on Thursday, June 19 and a very big week as the precious metals break higher. Janet Yellen’s post-FOMC press conference drove home the message that the Fed’s so-called “zero interest rate policy” (ZIRP) – wherein the federal funds rate is kept between 0 and 0.25 percent – […]

2 Tech Stocks to Buy Before “The Crowd” Catches On

2 Tech Stocks to Buy Before “The Crowd” Catches On

Reading Time: 4 minutes From March 5 – April 11, the Nasdaq Composite dropped more than 8% when the market faced a sharp tech sell-off. At the time, Money Morning’s Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson warned readers not to run from the market. He knew there were still tech stocks to buy even though the broader market […]

These Lies Could Trigger Another Market Collapse

These Lies Could Trigger Another Market Collapse

Reading Time: 5 minutes The public has been brainwashed about deflation. We’ve been hoodwinked by central banks, governments, and the manipulators who pull the reins of those Trojan horses into believing that deflation is a deadly disease. It’s not. Deflation, left to its own devices, is nothing more than a necessary and healthy corrective counterbalancing of excesses that build […]

Top 3 retailers to own for the 2nd half of 2014

Top 3 retailers to own for the 2nd half of 2014

Reading Time: 4 minutes Retail stocks have been on a bumpy ride thus far in 2014. The SPDR S&P Retail Index (NYSE: XRT) tracks the retail industry. The ETF opened 2014 at $87.24 and closed Monday, June 16 at $86.29 – down 1%. But those small losses mask massive volatility: XRT has fallen to as low as $76.78 and surged to […]

Buy These 4 High-Yield Small Cap REITs

Buy These 4 High-Yield Small Cap REITs

Reading Time: 3 minutes The universe of real estate investment trusts (REIT) currently consists of about 200 companies. Ten percent of that total falls into the subsector of agency mortgage REITs, which are little more than leveraged bets that interest rates will not rise. I continue to review and analyze companies from the remaining majority of property owning or […]

Buy These 2 Potential Takeover Targets

Buy These 2 Potential Takeover Targets

Reading Time: 4 minutes The stock market has been on a prodigious bull run since last summer, and with the major indices hitting new all-time highs with regularity, many analysts feel valuations have gotten out of control. Most investors, after all, buy stocks with the hope of selling them at a higher price at a later date – their […]

Avoid these 3 stocks in the hot SaaS industry

Avoid these 3 stocks in the hot SaaS industry

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Software as a Service” and “cloud computing” were the hottest bull-market buzzwords of last summer. Leaders in the “SaaS” industry include Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), Workday (NYSE: WDAY), and ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW). These companies distribute software via the Web, using a subscription-based licensing model. Software is centrally hosted on “the cloud” (a connected “server of servers”) […]