3 Organic Takeover Plays – and the Prices to Pay for Them

3 Organic Takeover Plays – and the Prices to Pay for Them

Natural and organic foods have officially moved out of “fad” territory to become a dominant trend. Last week’s acquisition of organic packaged-foods company Annie’s by traditional industry player General Mills indicates the likelihood of more health-food takeover plays by traditional packaged-foods companies in the coming months. However, with natural and organic food stocks at rich […]

Double Your Money AND Double Your Income in 10 Years (Or Less!)

Double Your Money AND Double Your Income in 10 Years (Or Less!)

As a full-time researcher and writer about the stock market, I find it interesting that the mainstream financial news spends so little time discussing dividends, dividend focused stocks such as REITs and MLPs. They often actually discuss dividend payments as a negative for stock investing results. This is contrary to my research that shows a […]

Profit From 5 of the Market’s Summer Mistakes

Profit From 5 of the Market’s Summer Mistakes

Summer is gone. While Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, Labor Day marks the unofficial end. Everyone knows to sell in May and go away. This is when everyone takes vacations, leaving their portfolios on autopilot. There’s little trading or action. But that doesn’t mean the summer can’t be volatile? Macau casino powerhouse, […]

ETFs to Trade the Euro

ETFs to Trade the Euro

Europe is in trouble and the Euro offers potential opportunities as turbulence on the continent continues. On September 4, the European Central Bank took another step in addressing the ongoing problem of “disinflation” as the region’s economy continued to deteriorate.  On August 29, Eurostat reported that the inflation rate for the Eurozone continued to sink […]

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This “New” $100 Billion Energy Company to Double

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) may not be as well known as other energy giants like ExxonMobil, Chevron, or ConocoPhillips, but KMI has set up a bold strategy to move itself into the $100 billion market cap club and grow rapidly from there. Investors who get in now have a very good chance of making […]

3 Dangerous Trends Pointing to a Market Correction

3 Dangerous Trends Pointing to a Market Correction

A sizable correction is already underway in the market’s most important industries. These industries just so happen to be leading indicators, meaning they foreshadow what’s to come in the broader market. However, Mr. Market is woefully overlooking these signs of an upcoming market correction. But it’s not just the continued weakness in a couple key […]

The Top 5 R&D Stocks to Cash in on the Biotech Boom

The Top 5 R&D Stocks to Cash in on the Biotech Boom

The FDA has ramped up specialty-drug approvals and, as a result, cash has streamed into the biotechnology space. Many leading biotech firms are sitting on mountains of cash, leaving them with plenty to spend on research and development in the final four months of 2014 and into 2015. Companies that provide research-related products and services […]