As a result of a decline in the price of gold, explorers and producers have had to turn to royalty and streaming companies to help cover their costs. Today’s article highlights one such royalty company that has benefited from this situation – and which the author believes may be particularly attractive to investors. The company in question has increased its dividend every year since going public in 2008, has seen its share price outperform gold bullion and gold miners, and had its best year ever in 2017. For more on this company – and an ETF to gain exposure to it – CLICK HERE.
With the belief that “if you are investing in growth stocks or dividend growth stocks – valuation should always be a primary consideration”, the author of today’s article has been screening for dividend growth stocks that are currently fairly-valued. In today’s article, he identifies ten higher-yielding dividend growth stocks that he believes are fairly-valued. For these ten higher-yielding dividend growth stocks, the author’s case for why each is fairly-valued, and which type of portfolio or investor they may be most appropriate for, CLICK HERE.
Low-priced stocks are appealing for two reasons, notes the author of today’s article: “One reason is that the low price means they have little down side risk in dollar terms. The second reason is that low priced stocks are generally the ones that deliver the largest short term gains.” The six low-priced (trading under $5) stocks the author proceeds to highlight have an additional appealing feature: they all pay dividends that can tide investors over while they wait for share prices to (hopefully) appreciate. For these six cheap income stocks, CLICK HERE.
The good tax news? Your taxes for last year are (hopefully) now filed and done. The bad tax news? When it comes to your 2018 taxes, you may be very (unpleasantly) surprised when you realize the deductions that you’ve lost. Today’s article warns that, under the provisions in the new tax bill, “there are literally scores of smaller deductions that you were previously able to itemize that will not be available in 2018, or 2019 at the latest.” Like what? CLICK HERE to find out.
The six companies highlighted in today’s article have a lot of cash. Picking up shares of these cash-rich companies, however, won’t require much cash. Specifically, each of these companies has a high proportion of cash to share price – which, the author notes, suggests that “these firms should be holding enough cash to meet their operating needs and have some remaining to take steps such as acquisitions or buy backs” – and are trading at less than $10 a share. For more, CLICK HERE.
Whether you’re looking for something to help you with budgeting and expense tracking, staying on top of bills, or managing your investments, there are a plethora of personal finance apps available to choose from. Which of them might be particularly useful? Today’s article highlights seven personal finance apps that the author assesses to be among the very best. For more on these seven apps – including an app that has been singled out as the “best app for tracking expenses” – CLICK HERE.
Stocks go up and stocks go down. But stock moves are a bit more nuanced than that – and depending on the kind of move a trader expects a stock to make, different approaches to trading a setup can be best for maximizing profits. Today’s article outlines three different stock move scenarios (stocks a trader expects will gap higher, stocks a trader expects will grind higher, and stocks that are caught in a range) – and what may be the best way to approach each type of setup in order to maximize profits. For more, CLICK HERE.
Each of the five stocks highlighted in today’s article is low-priced (trading at less than $10 a share), pays a dividend (up to more than 5%) and carries the highest analyst ratings, with the author noting that “In general, studies find that the strongest ranked buys do outperform the market, on average.” For these five stocks that passed the author’s screen – a semiconductor company, several financial services providers, and a telecommunications provider – CLICK HERE.
With market volatility – and investor anxiety – back in a big way, the hunt for safe investments is on for many. However, the author of today’s article notes that some traditional safe investment niches – such as consumer stocks and utilities – are not necessarily looking all that attractive. As such, he proceeds to identify one possible safe investment niche to consider: biotech. For more – including what the author sees as “the key to success in this realm” and how to manage risk in this sector – CLICK HERE.
A number of market risks are creating unease among some of the world’s wealthiest investors – and as a result, today’s article notes, they are taking “precautions the average ‘buy and hold’ investor doesn’t hear about to preserve their wealth from sudden and massive market swings.” What are the five risks that are keeping very high-net worth investors on edge – and how are they going about hedging against those risks? CLICK HERE.