Positive Reactions to Job Report
The market responded favorably to the latest job report. Here's what we expect in the near term.
Cut These Taxes Now - 2015-03-06
U.S. companies are keeping big profits offshore... because U.S. politicians want to get their hands on the money.
Class Warfare is Here - 2015-03-05
The Occupy movement had it all wrong. It isn't the 1% or the major corporations keeping them from wealth; it's the federal government.
Etsy Applies For An IPO - 2015-03-05
The e-commerce website will turn 10 this year, the unofficial time for a company in the tech sector to go public.
Covered Calls Primer: Part 2 - 2015-03-05
Part two of a series on how to profit from covered calls.
These Stocks are Values - 2015-03-04
These days, with the S&P 500 trading at all-time highs and valuations looking a little stretched, it's time to look into the value proposition.
Covered Calls Primer: Part 1 - 2015-03-04
First in a two-part series about the art of the covered call.
In Favor Of Tesla (TSLA) - 2015-03-04
Tesla (TSLA)'s stock has fallen 30% since September, but will that have any effect on its long-term strategy?
Easy Income with T-Bills - 2015-03-03
For a good dose of capital preservation, investors have historically turned to Treasury securities.
How to trade on Pipe Formations - 2015-03-03
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has yielded another pipe top. Here's what it means.
Share Buybacks Climb To Record Highs - 2015-03-03
Companies are buying back their own shares in record numbers. What does this mean for their stock prices?
Investment March Madness - 2015-03-02
Historically, March has been a pretty turbulent month. Let's see how we'll fare this year.
Lumber Liquidators (LL) Linked To Health Violations
Bad Business - 2015-03-02
The American hardwood flooring retailer is suspected of fatal business practices.
Blood-in-the-Streets Buy - 2015-03-02
Even though I am deeply ticked off by Vladimir Putin's reckless warmongering, I think it's time to buy a select few Russian stocks.
How Utilities Respond to Interest Rate Changes - 2015-02-27
What will happen to utilities when the interest rate is raised?
Is a Patient Fed a Good Thing? - 2015-02-27
The U.S. dollar may be strong compared to other currencies, but we still can't tell what the Fed will do. Invest accordingly.
Keystone Controversy Misses the Point
Why the Keystone Veto is Meaningless - 2015-02-26
For environmentalists, the President's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline was a victory. For the oil industry, it was a defeat. But does it really matter?
Investing in Tobacco - 2015-02-26
Smoke's not dead. Check out the vitals of these tobacco companies and you'll see for yourself.
Stop Pretending To Predict The Next Stock Market Crash - 2015-02-26
You don't know when it's going to happen and neither do I.
Solar Is The Future - 2015-02-25
As the American solar industry becomes more and more mainstream, expect not only solar companies' PV generation numbers to climb but their stock prices as well.
Investing in Organic Grocers - 2015-02-25
In the last grocery epoch, the neighborhood grocer was crushed by the supermarket. Today, we're in a new age.
Target Adapts to Fill Untapped Urban Markets
Target Express, Your City One-Stop Shop - 2015-02-25
Target (TGT) is premiering a new brand in cities throughout the country, Target Express, but how will it fare against the competition's 1-day delivery and free shipping?
Fund Managers are Crying - 2015-02-25
America's fund managers, who are paid some pretty hefty sums to pick stocks that will do better than others, can't beat the S&P 500 benchmark.
These Investment Strategies are Wrong - 2015-02-24
A couple of pieces of "conventional" investment wisdom are just plain wrong.
Investing in Bond Funds - 2015-02-24
There's little doubt that bonds belong in your investment portfolio, primarily to provide balance, protection, and, in some cases, tax-free returns on your fixed-income investment.