Is this the Best High Yield Stock?

Is this the Best High Yield Stock?

What is likely the best performing high-yield stock just went ex-dividend. I recommend adding to big dividend stock positions after the ex-dividend dates, to usually pick up shares at a cheaper price. While I highly encourage income-focused investors to make sure they diversify into at least 20 dividend stocks, there is one that is a […]

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Can a Trade War Really Cause a Shooting War?

Will we repeat the mistakes of the past that led up to WWII? Jim Rickards thinks so. His recent article “Now, a Trade War – Is a Shooting War Next?”offers the history leading up to WWII and warns: “Get ready for an all-out financial war between the U.S. and China. Germany is also in the crosshairs…. […]

Meals on Wheels… And Losses On-Demand

Meals on Wheels… And Losses On-Demand

On June 29, 2017, meal-delivery firm Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: APRN) IPO’d at $10 per share. Today, shares have collapsed to just $2. What gives? The company’s business is simple: It delivers pre-portioned, ready-to-cook ingredients (with recipes) to customers’ homes. And if you like a tipple with your meals, it offers Blue Apron Wine […]

Facebook, We Have a Problem

Facebook, We Have a Problem

2018 was supposed to be the year that Mark Zuckerberg said he would “fix Facebook”. But it’s only three months into the new year and his task looks a lot tougher after the company went through one of the worst periods in its history in recent days with $75 billion wiped off its market value. […]

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3 High Yield Stocks That Benefit from Fed Rate Hikes

Typically, when the Fed raises interest rates, there is a knee-jerk reaction by investors to sell dividend paying income stocks. As with almost every change in the financial world, there are companies that will be hurt by higher rates and others that will see a benefit. Investors who understand the effects of higher rates on […]

Make 150% When The Markets Calm Down

Make 150% When The Markets Calm Down

Well this past week has certainly been interesting.  After a pretty terrible week for stocks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is now down 5% for the year and the S&P 500 is down about 3%.  This certainly isn’t the year most investors expected, especially after the market reacted so positively to the reduction in corporate […]

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Removing The Rose Colored Glasses

I’m excited! We’re in for a real treat. We’re going to gain a unique look at what’s going on in the world and how we can protect ourselves. I’m a long-time subscriber to Richard Maybury’s “US & World Early Warning Report”. Richard offers a different perspective from any other newsletter I subscribe to. His candid approach to […]