How to Profit from the Death of Oil

How to Profit from the Death of Oil

In the latest annual energy outlook from BP PLC (NYSE: BP), it was the first time the company forecast oil demand would eventually peak and then steadily decline. BP put the date for peak oil demand in the late 2030s. And the cause is one I’ve told you about quite often in my articles – […]

Sell These Healthcare Middlemen About to Get Amazoned

Sell These Healthcare Middlemen About to Get Amazoned

A few weeks ago, I told you about the announcement from Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) that it was joining forces with JPMorgan and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to disrupt the healthcare industry. More specifically, the venture is being aimed at the many middlemen in the U.S. healthcare industry including insurance companies and pharmacy benefit management companies. […]

3 REIT Dividend Increases Coming in March

3 REIT Dividend Increases Coming in March

As a dividend focused stock analyst, I put less emphasis on short term share price fluctuations and more on dividend yields and dividend growth prospects. When the market turns volatile, such as what we have experienced in the last several weeks, it is good to go back to the basics of dividend investing, which for […]

Protecting Against Downside Risk As Retail Stock Report Earnings

Protecting Against Downside Risk As Retail Stock Report Earnings

The increase in market volatility the past couple weeks is helping to reawaken interest in hedging with options. More specifically, I’m seeing a lot more downside protection trades in the options market than before the correction at the beginning of February. Investors have quickly remembered that stocks can move really fast when things get hairy. […]

A High-Yield Stock That’s Better at 15% Than One at 20%

A High-Yield Stock That’s Better at 15% Than One at 20%

Last week I hosted an online session for my Dividend Hunter newsletter subscribers with InfraCap co-founders Jay Hatfield, CEO and Portfolio Manager and Edward Ryan, CFO and COO. During the hour long discussion we covered MLP investing and the changes to the high-yield InfraCap MLP ETF (NYSE: AMZA). In January, AMZA announced a dividend policy […]