Three Dividend Payers Hitting New Highs During the Pandemic

Three Dividend Payers Hitting New Highs During the Pandemic

The shutdowns ordered by city and state officials had the perverse effect of labeling brick-and-mortar businesses as either essential or non-essential. An essential business designation allowed those businesses to remain open. Non-essential companies were forced to close their doors; those companies whose employees could not do their jobs from home soon found they were furloughing […]

Trade of the Week: GE

Trade of the Week: GE

Stocks rallied sharply last week on better than expected May job numbers. Some of the most beaten down stocks from March saw the biggest gains. Companies like airlines, car manufacturers, and banks saw the most bullish action in the options market. General Electric (GE) is a company that was hit pretty hard in March and […]

Shares of Nio (NIO) Face Heavy Pressure

Shares of Nio (NIO) Face Heavy Pressure

Shares of electric vehicle maker, Nio (NIO) have faced plenty of pressure this year. However, it appears the EV stock has turned a corner after reporting another month of record deliveries. For May 2020, the company delivered 3,436 vehicles.  That included the delivery of 2,685 ES6s and 751 ES8s.  “In May, we achieved record-high monthly […]

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Whose Numbers Are You Going To Trust When It Matters?

Every day we see infuriating, politically biased Facebook posts, followed by others totally debunking the point. Someone is lying, and may have spent a lot of money for a professional presentation, to make their lie convincing. Who do you trust? “There is nothing from the CDC that I can trust.” Dr. Deborah Birx, concerned that […]

Finding Yield When Interest Rates Are At Zero

Finding Yield When Interest Rates Are At Zero

Global pandemics and civil unrest don’t seem to impact stock prices, but it remains challenging to find yield in a world of near-zero interest rates. Central banks are doing everything they can to keep global economies from crashing (which is the main reason stock prices are stable), and the result is that yield can’t be […]