With his Berkshire Hathaway having poured nearly $10 billion into the big four U.S. airlines over the last little while, it’s safe to say that Warren Buffett has changed his perspective on the airline industry – which he once referred to as a death trap for investors. So why are airlines now better investments than when Buffett shunned them, and is their run likely to continue or is there limited runway room left? Today’s article examines both of these questions. To read more, CLICK HERE.
2016 may be in the history books, but the authors of today’s article point out that there are still plenty of moves people can make to trim their tax bill for 2016 – and get a head start on minimizing their bill for 2017. The key, according to the authors, “is to home in on the special breaks for people in your particular situation.” Whether your particular situation involves having taxable investments, having advanced (or stalled) in your career, being retired, or having experienced a major life change (e.g. marriage, the birth of a child, divorce), today’s article outlines tax trimming moves for your 2016 return and beyond. To read more, CLICK HERE.
The real estate investment trust highlighted in today’s article has a portfolio largely focused on entertainment and recreation related real estate such as ski parks, upscale water parks and megaplex theatres. As such, it stands to benefit from the economic growth anticipated under the Trump administration. However, the author notes that there is also an overlooked – yet significant – portion of the REIT’s portfolio “that will benefit from, of all things, education reform.” To find out what this REIT is and how it stands to benefit from the Trump/GOP plans for education reform, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article highlights a dozen emerging pharmaceutical companies that could potentially have a big year – and identifies the multiple catalysts that 2017 holds for each of them – from financials releases to key clinical trial milestones to potential acquisition. To find out what these 12 emerging pharmaceutical companies are, what the analyst sentiment on them is, and what their respective catalysts this year are (and when they are set to occur), CLICK HERE.
In today’s article the author outlines three (more) simple switches investors can make in order to ensure their brokerage accounts are positioned for maximum profits. The first switch involves paying attention to your investment-related fees (all of them!), the second switch involves enabling a tool that the author acknowledges “many investors are scared of”, and the third switch involves using “the most powerful tool in all of investing” to your advantage. To read more about these three switches, CLICK HERE.
In today’s article the author outlines three simple switches investors can make in order to ensure their brokerage accounts are positioned for maximum profits. The first switch involves switching from money-market funds (and their “peanut” yields) to one of two recommended cash-alternative ETFs, the second switch involves flipping a switch in order to derive even more benefit from your dividends, and the third switch can help maximize profits by slashing your tax bill. To read more about these three switches, CLICK HERE.
In attempting to identify value stocks with the most return or turnaround potential in 2017, the author of today’s article employed the Piotroski F-score strategy, which “improves realized returns and undercuts tail risks by picking financially stronger firms within a portfolio of low price-to-book stocks.” To find out which three value stocks the author sees as having the biggest turnaround potential this year – an aircraft leasing company, a luxury and upper-upscale hotel REIT and an owner of racing facilities/promoter of motorsports activities – and why, CLICK HERE.
The first weeks of the Trump presidency have been tumultuous to say the least – and as the author of today’s article notes, it “has Wall Street adjusting and readjusting, trying to figure out how the market will move next. But the truth is: No one knows.” In light of this current reality, the author advocates putting money in low-volatility funds – and he highlights three that offer not only safety but also high yields. To find out what these three high-yielding low-volatility ETFs are, CLICK HERE.
While most of the attention during the presidential campaign was focused on President Trump’s more controversial proposals, a less controversial proposal Trump made on the campaign trail was a tax holiday for untaxed foreign earnings repatriated to the U.S. by American companies – which, if acted on, could free up $1 trillion or more for dividends, share buybacks and acquisitions. So, for investors looking to benefit from this potential flood of cash flowing to U.S. shores, what two sectors likely to account for much of this repatriated money – as well as specific stocks within those sectors – might they want to look at? CLICK HERE to find out.
Stocks have rallied significantly since the election, with market averages reaching all-time highs – and as today’s article notes, a number of technical indicators are warning that the market is overbought. But are these overbought readings a sign that a pullback is imminent, or a sign of strength? The author believes that “right now, it looks like we could be at the beginning of a multiyear up trend” and advocates looking for undervalued stocks “that could benefit from the next Trump bump.” Four infrastructure stocks that may fit the bill are highlighted. To find out what these four stocks are, CLICK HERE.