When seeking to profit from trading penny stocks, the author of today’s article explains how “low can be the way to go”. More specifically, he’s talking about low float stocks, which “tend to offer lots of volatility which means that they can spike in big ways that can potentially net you profits.” What exactly are low float stocks, what are the potential risks and rewards of trading them, and what are some key indicators traders can benefit from when getting started with them? CLICK HERE.
“The biggest mistake dividend investors make is confusing a high-yield stock for a growing-yield stock,” advises a chief investment officer cited in today’s article. In order to separate out strong dividend growth stock picks from “accidental high-yielders”, the author screened for stocks sporting higher yields than the S&P 500 and with better forecasted dividend growth. For six dividend stocks that met these criteria, CLICK HERE.
The S&P 500 could soon hit a new high – and keep on going from there, according to company analysts who see the benchmark gaining 7% over the next year. Which stocks do company analysts see leading the S&P’s march higher (including a biopharmaceutical stock that could double over the next 12 months) – and which stocks might be poised to suffer the biggest losses over the same period? CLICK HERE.
When it comes to pricing shares for an initial public offering, the author of today’s article notes that they need to be priced “high enough that initial investors can get out at a reasonable profit. And so that the company can raise capital from the stock sales to fund its needs for a while. But they also need to be priced low enough to move higher, to create market confidence. If they fall, it’s considered a ‘failed IPO’.” By this measure, then, it would appear that the recent Lyft IPO was a failed IPO – and that could mean that now is a good time to buy. For more, CLICK HERE.
“Considering how low bond yields are now, U.S. investors may want to try to think more creatively about their asset allocation,” notes the author of today’s article. One avenue investors may want to consider? “Treasure assets” (art, watches, fine wine, rare coins, high-end cars and more) which, despite their ability to help preserve wealth, make up a significantly lower percentage of Americans’ portfolios compared to global investors. For more on the potential role for treasure assets in your portfolio – including how various treasure assets have performed over the last decade – CLICK HERE.
After a poor showing in the fourth quarter of 2018, the stock market was on stronger footing in the first quarter of 2019. For value investors, however, this means that, as today’s article notes, “bargains are harder to find today than they were just three months ago.” Nonetheless, there are bargains to be had – and the article highlights a plethora of undervalued stocks across sectors from Basic Materials to Utilities. For more, CLICK HERE.
With the enormous growth potential associated with recreational marijuana, why might investors in the cannabis space be better off focusing on medical marijuana stocks than recreational marijuana stocks? Today’s article outlines several reasons why “Even though the recreational market is projected to tower over medical cannabis…investors would be smart to hone in on medical marijuana-focused stocks” – and highlights two such cannabis stocks to consider. For more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article highlights a high-yielding dividend stock that could benefit from “one of the big, sparsely covered parts of President Trump’s plan to overhaul the government”. Specifically, this investment idea is related to the administration’s plan to get mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out from under government control (where they have been since the financial crisis) and back in the public space. For the high-yielding stock that could benefit greatly from the unleashing of Fannie and Freddie, CLICK HERE.
Think of them as the building blocks of tech: application programming interfaces (APIs), which today’s article notes have experienced a “Big Bang” in the age of cloud computing. And while many API-focused companies remain private, there are a number of publicly traded companies in the space that have been generating impressive returns. For more on these companies that may be of interest to savvy investors looking to get in early on the API trend, CLICK HERE.
In regards to his “ultimate” portfolio for long-term growth, the author of today’s article asserts that “The result is a low-cost equity portfolio with massive diversification that will take advantage of market opportunities wherever they are, and at about the same risk as that of the S&P 500.” The portfolio in question uses the S&P 500 index as the base ingredient and then adds nine other carefully selected domestic and international asset classes. For more on this portfolio, CLICK HERE.