Sell This High Flying Stock Before It’s Too Late

Sell This High Flying Stock Before It’s Too Late

This stock, which is a favorite of retail investors, has been on a tear of late jumping 72% year-to-date. But, the valuation is being stretched beyond any realistic foundations. Now is the time to sell this dangerous stock that may be in your portfolio.  Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) overtook Walmart (NYSE: WMT) as the most valuable retailer in […]

This Dividend Stock Is Too Good to Be True

This Dividend Stock Is Too Good to Be True

With a recent April 2015 IPO, this new high-yield dividend stock is making an exciting entrance into the market. With a 10% yield and an enthusiastic management team with visions of high growth, is this stock too good to be true, or is it just blowing hot air? If you are an income investor, you […]

3 Refining Stocks About to Report Record Profits

3 Refining Stocks About to Report Record Profits

If you live anywhere in the Midwest, you  are probably experiencing gasoline sticker shock. While the price of crude keeps dropping, drivers in middle America are not getting any benefit from lower gas prices due to lower crude oil prices. The problem stems from an outage at BP’s (NYSE:BP) large refinery just east of Chicago. […]

Warren Buffett Wants to Buy These 3 Stocks

Warren Buffett Wants to Buy These 3 Stocks

The Oracle of Omaha is famous for making large purchases in companies like IBM and Coca-Cola, but this isn’t where he made all of his biggest returns. The investments that made Buffett worth $72 billion are in smaller, lesser-known companies with higher potential for growth and protection from competition. Hands down, Warren Buffett is one […]

3 REITs Boosting Dividends in September

3 REITs Boosting Dividends in September

One of the primary, if not the top, benefit of dividend-focused investing is to own shares that regularly increase their dividend payments. That is because dividend increases lead to share price appreciation and increase investors’ total returns. Buy these three REITs now to profit from the coming dividend boosts. One of the primary, if not […]

The Best REIT to Buy Today

The Best REIT to Buy Today

During the three weeks or so of each quarterly earnings season, I either listen to or read the transcripts of 100+ earnings conference calls. The calls can be invaluable to learn about management team goals, plans, and how well those plans are working out. My top “don’t miss” call each quarter comes from a high-yield […]

4 Stocks That Won the GOP Debate

4 Stocks That Won the GOP Debate

A couple major political issues took center stage at the first GOP debate last Thursday. It’s highly likely these topics will dominate the conversation as the campaigns continue. These four stocks stand to benefit most, especially if a Republican takes over the White House in 2016. While the Republican Presidential candidate front runner, Donald Trump, […]

What Does the Future Hold for Linn Energy?

What Does the Future Hold for Linn Energy?

As its free-fall has plateaued, Tim Plaehn investigates why there is still merit in this beaten down stock. It trades at an undeservingly low valuation and, although decidedly risky, Linn has the potential to return to former highs. Linn Energy LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) and its parallel shares LinnCo LLC (Nasdaq:LNCO) suspended distribution payments starting in the […]

Finding Profit Opportunities in this Oversold Sector

Finding Profit Opportunities in this Oversold Sector

The majority of stock market participants focus on short-term news and events. That can easily be proven by looking at the 52-week high and low stock prices of any company with a stable business. Most of the time you can see large differences in the two numbers, even when not much has changed in that […]

Big Pharma’s Big Strategy to Avoid Slowing Growth

Big Pharma’s Big Strategy to Avoid Slowing Growth

It’s no secret that many analysts believe big pharma and biotech stocks are in a bubble. However, some companies are using this high-risk strategy to generate new growth opportunities while staving off a slowdown. Parts of the pharma space has been a real head-scratcher of late. Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: TEVA) pursuit of Mylan (NYSE: MYL) […]